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Cornwall Geothermal Project

The nations love of Poldark means most of the country know of Cornwall’s mining history. There are Cornish miners spread across the world, from Mexico to Australia. But Cornwall also has a less well known history of exploring Geothermal energy. Rosemanowes Quarry was used in the 70’s for researching geothermal energy, known as the Hot

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Top tips for reducing plastic use

About 15 years ago, there was an article in an old National Geographic magazine about living in a world without oil. The accompanying image showed all the different household items that used oil in their production. Almost all the items were plastic. I remember thinking at the time, we will need to really change our

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Get your home ready for electric cars with solar charging

How soon will all cars in Cornwall be electric? Cornwall could see an electric car revolution sooner than we think. Earlier this year, PFA Research asked residents in Cornwall how likely they would be to purchase an electric car in the next 5 years. The results are positive with 20.5% of respondents stating they would

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Plastic Free July

Why go plastic free this July? I’ve been following #2minutebeachclean and dragging the kids along to SAS beach cleans for a while now. This year, SAS’s Big Spring Beach Clean project coincided with our 5th Birthday. So, to celebrate 5 years of installing solar in Cornwall, we spent the Easter holidays doing as many beach

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Rainforest conservation isn’t working…

As well as it could.   Working with our charity partners Cool Earth, we have a chance to revolutionise rainforest conservation forever. All it takes is each of us, doing something simple, to make it happen. As a global community we need to rethink what we know about saving the rainforest. To kick back against

Trewithen Dairy

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Trewithen Dairy solar superstars

Trewithen Dairy award winning Cornish Cream We’re delighted to see Trewithen Dairy are winners in several categories at this year’s Taste of the West Awards. Trewithen Dairy Clotted Cream 4oz GOLD Trewithen Dairy Natural Yoghurt 450g GOLD Trewithen Dairy Toffee Apple Yoghurt 450g GOLD Trewithen Dairy Salted Butter 250g SILVER We have been working with

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Royal Cornwall Show 2017

Are you visiting Royal Cornwall Show this year? In previous years we have always supported Community Energy Plus by joining the Green Cornwall area. This has always been a great one-stop shop for people interested in solar or heat pumps in Cornwall. Sadly, as a result of last year’s cuts to solar support, Community Energy

Solar at Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show

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Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show 2017

Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show   We will be exhibiting in the Property and Self Build area at this years Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show. If you are considering renewables of any kind for your home, we can find a solution for you. Mark and Ruth will be on hand to answer any questions, and

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Combined Heat and Power

Merchants Manor Hotel low carbon luxury We are extremely pleased and proud to have completed the installation of a Viessmann Combined Heat and Power unit at Merchants Manor Hotel, Falmouth.   The owners Nick and Sioned have dedicated the last three years to renovating the 100 year old hotel extensively. Most recently this has involved

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ZLC is 5 today, so get yer gloves on and help us celebrate!

Happy Birthday ZLC! We are excited to announce that this weekend marks ZLC’s  5th birthday. We started the business in 2012 and we’re proud of the relationships we have built with our customers in that time. Despite these challenging times for UK businesses, we are continuing to work with existing customers and forge new relationships.