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Potter Group Announce Plans For A 2MW Solar Park Near Llanidloes

Friday, July 29, 2022

The Potter Group are well known and respected for their substantial waste recycling activities but perhaps a little less well known is their commitment to renewable energy where they generate up to 6MW of electricity from methane gas collected from their landfill sites.

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Winter 2022 Electricity Costs

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Baseload electricity costs for Winter 2022 are trading at over £450 / MWh.  That indicates retail costs could be approaching or even over £0.60 / kWh

If your existing electricity supply contract is due to terminate later this year you really should be considering early renewal at the best possible rates.

 

If your electricity co…

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Gamic Trailers Install Solar PV

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Westflight have just installed a 36kW roof mounted solar PV system for Gamic Trailers which should reduce their annual purchased electricity by more than 65%

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Solar Powered Public Convenience

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Elan Village is a very popular with tourists who come to see the beautiful houses and the model village designed by Herbert Tudor Buckland for Birmingham Corporation to house the workers employed on the reservoir construction and built between 1892 and 1904.

Also in Elan Village is a small Public Toilet block built in a similar style to the…

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Offsetting Purchased Electricity Costs with Solar PV

Friday, May 20, 2022

This client is located near LLanidloes and has a 32,000 bird multi-tier free range layer unit. His electricity consumption is approximately 78,000 kWh per annum with the majority of demand during summer months.

This 44kW roof mounted PV system is forecast to reduce his annual electricity demand by at least 55%

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Small scale hydro power enquiries

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

We always see an increase in the number of hydro power enquiries throughout the winter. The rain and gushing streams seem to stimulate renewed interest. This year the substantial increase in electricity costs have massively increased the number of enquiries we are receiving to the point where it is difficult to keep up with timely responses.

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Call for assistance

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Had a call from a nice sounding guy the other day. He described how he had built his own ground mounted solar PV array in his garden using some secondhand panels and then had his local electrician wire it up to his house. Of course his electrician was a very capable and experienced guy but somehow their combined efforts just couldn't get the syst…

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60kW Solar PV System for Hafren Furnishers Llanidloes

Friday, February 18, 2022

Hafren Furnishers in Llanidloes has cut its electricity bill by more than 50% with a 60kW roof mounted solar PV system installed by Westflight Ltd.

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150 kW Groundmount Reduced Yield

Friday, April 9, 2021

I was asked to call by and look at a 150 kW solar PV ground mounted system that we installed around 7 years ago. This most likeable client wanted to take care of the system himself so did not want to enter into a maintenance contract at the end of the first year.

When I visited today I was disappointed to see the state of the both the panel…

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Generator Reverse Polarity

Thursday, April 8, 2021

We purchase our generators for off-grid applications from a very well respected and high quality UK manufacturer. After wiring in a 16kVA model today I was surprised to find that the polarity was reversed on the hard wired output terminals.

A quick call to the factory who were very concerned and advised where to look for the problem. Yes, i…

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