Monthly Archives: May 2012

Back on the road

This week I have been back visiting holiday cottages in North Wales. And what a week to do it in – baking hot weather and barely a cloud in the sky. First up was Fron Dirion in the something valley (I … Continue reading

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Micro hydro project

Have been in touch with Nic Wymer today, who is a NT intern from CAT (centre for alternative technology). He has taken on the task of developing a new “off the shelf” micro hydro scheme for the trust to roll … Continue reading

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Renewables on the Llyn (bit delayed I know!)

Renewable technology Since the introduction of the FIT is has been commonplace to see solar panels on the houses around the UK and I’ve found it unusual to go on a car journey without seeing at least one rooftop solar … Continue reading

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A dam good day out (what engineers do on holiday)

Just come back from a great week’s holiday in Cardigan, South Wales. Sadly the weather wasn’t always on our side and there was a fair amount of the wet stuff falling from heaven. A quick bit of research on rainy … Continue reading

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Off the blocks

I’ve had a fantastic few days spent on the Llyn Peninsula and in Snowdonia, part work and part play, and seem to have had the best of the weather. I’ve kickstarted my tour of Wales to carry out energy surveys … Continue reading

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