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Excellent Mince Pie and Exceptional Lifestyle in the Hills

Saturday, December 8, 2018

I had a call the other day from a very nice lady who explained that she and her husband had been living in an off-grid farmhouse for more than 20 years with a succession of generators as their only source of power.  She went on to explain that they usually started the generator in the morning and ran it until late morning when it was stopped, and…

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Technical Support Needed

Sunday, January 7, 2018

We got a call from a North Wales farming family in a very remote location who were in some difficulty with their off-grid power supply. A local company had installed a Sunny Island together with 16 x Rolls S600 batteries and 3kW of solar PV. This system was initially supported by an Iseki 9kVA diesel generator which was possibly more 20 years old…

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Low Risk Intake Prototype Tested

Friday, July 14, 2017

There is currently a lot of discussion around the definition and meaning of a "Low Risk" hydro system. Whilst the definition of such a hydro installation is still being debated within officialdom we decided that it should at least describe an installation where no cast in situ concrete would be used, neither the banks nor the stream bed would be …

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Moffat Gets A New Hydropower Station

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Westflight were commissioned to bring a failed Low Head hydro turbine installation back to life.  See how we did it in our Hydro Case Study

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