Tag Archives: National Trust Wales

The National Trust’s research ambitions. Knowing more, to look after what we all care for better

Yesterday and it was Manchester. I attended one of the three workshops the National Trust is holding on its journey to setting itself up as an accredited Independent Research Organisation but also developing on its new research strategy into a … Continue reading

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Community energy awards 2016… we won!

Last night in Oxford the National Trust Wales initiated and supported network “Cyd Ynni” was honoured by being awarded the collaboration award. Big thanks go to Grant Peisley at DEG for putting the network forward but the biggest thanks go … Continue reading

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Last major property in NT Wales getting off oil – Devil in the detail (again)

Penrhyn Castle biomass project is now into implementation and delivery, and as always devil is in the detail – in this case about 38 tonnes of detail with many wheels. Elgan the project manager’s first challenge was to ensure that … Continue reading

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The day after yesterday… more and more rain. FLOODS at home

“I have never seen… that’s the deepest I have seen that… that road never floods… sorry can’t come for boxing day lunch with you Keith the village is cut off.” Was what i heard yesterday from friends and family. We … Continue reading

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Paris Climate Change talks #COP21 Personal Musings Day 2 “Nitty Gritty”

Day 2  for the Climate Change talks in Paris. Early start for me but a late arrival today means that I missed Prince Charles’s session on world forests (and it was only some 20m for our INTO stand). Lets just … Continue reading

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Bodnant Garden – growing our own energy

So I have been quiet on the blog front recently (Mr Jones keeps telling me), so thought time to give an update on what I have been up to over the last month. Whilst I was away working on the … Continue reading

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A thing of beauty is being built in National Trust Bodnant. PV can be architectural!

This morning I popped over to see how the PV install was going in (yes I mean into the landscape) at Bodnant Garden. Gareth from Zero Carbon renewables was there with the lads ‘sculpting’ the install of the ground mountings. … Continue reading

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