Tag Archives: Electric Car

September Car Project Report

After a major dip in August, September has seen the Talybont community cars hurtling (or pottering in Bluebell’s case) around all over the place. I think this reflects the fact that the majority of uses of both cars are either … Continue reading

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76% cut of carbon emissions possible?

“Researchers at the Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York claim they can show how to make drastic cuts in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from transport…. the York project has shown a phased programme of technological, financial and behavioural changes could … Continue reading

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Talybont Show 2010

The annual Talybont Show was held on Saturday the 28th of August and was lucky enough to be held on a (mostly) sunny and (mostly) dry day. Talybont Energy has had a stall at the show before but this year … Continue reading

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The Future of Electric Cars

This interesting experimental electric car was developed at Karlsruhe University. It picks its power up from the road, by induction. Electric cars are hampered by the need to carry huge batteries if they are to travel any distance, but as … Continue reading

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Talybont Energy Open Day

Talybont Energy’s first Open Day was held on Saturday the 4th of September 2010 in the Henderson Hall. The idea behind the open day was to give Talybont Energy members and local people an opportunity to find out more about … Continue reading

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Climate Change Champions visit Talybont turbine

Today, Talybont Energy hosted a visit by the 6 Welsh Assembly Government Climate Change Champions for 2010. Aged between 14 and 18 years, these youngsters are appointed on an annual basis by the Welsh Assembly Government to help carry the … Continue reading

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Electric Bluebell goes to Newtown

Bluebell will be exhibiting herself (so to speak) this Saturday July 17th at the Sustainable Transport Fair at Newtown, Montgomeryshire. If you live in mid-Wales, pop along and see her in the flesh.

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Car Club Costs and Statistics

Posted by PW Our electric car, BlueBell, is charged courtesy of Henderson Hall, the community hall where the cars are kept. We pay Henderson Hall for the electricity we use, but since this is difficult to meter precisely, we currently … Continue reading

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May – Car Project Progress

Posted by AK The two zero carbon project cars (electric Bluebell and biodiesel Mr Chips) have now travelled a total of 8145 miles between them replacing miles travelled by our own petrol or diesel cars and saving a total of … Continue reading

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Bluebell visits the Hay Festival

Posted by AK Bluebell made her longest ever trip yet to the Hay Festival on Sunday morning (19 miles each way by the back roads) with 3 aboard. We had emailed in advance to ask if we could charge her … Continue reading

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