Monthly Archives: October 2011
Worth reading this article in the Guardian. Not sure if this makes the “rent a roof” schemes non-viable.
It looks like the Government may reduce the feed in tariff for solar energy from 43p to 21p and this might come into effect as early as December 8th 2011. Read more about it here
Oct 2011 Talybont Energy Newsletter Click on the link above to access the Autumn/Winter 2011 Talybont-on-Usk Energy newsletter to open the PDF which gives you updates on the Community Fund, the momentous turbine event, the Community Car Share update and … Continue reading
Talybont on Usk Energy is delighted to announce that its community hydro scheme, running since 2006, has just passed the landmark of generating 1 gigawatt hour (or 1 million kilowatt hours) of electricity! This equates to 545 tonnes of fossil … Continue reading
Energy Saving Trust study of solar water heating systems in UK shows range of performance: properly installed systems can provide 60% of home’s hot water needs; examples as low as 9%; median at 88 sites of 39%. Posted by AK
Posted by AK
It has recently been reported that renewable electricity is now contributing a record high of 9.6% to the UK’s electrical grid mix. The Department of Energy and Climate Change have released statistics showing a surge in green energy was led … Continue reading
A film about the Fintry community who entered a joint-venture agreement with a wind farm developer and the subsequent environmental projects that were introduced.
The Bolloré Bluecar vehicles can be hired by the half hour in a system similar to the French capital’s Velib bicycle hire service, or the similar ‘Boris Bikes’ in London. Unlike with car sharing systems already in existence, such as … Continue reading