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6 months of domestic battery data

So, here’s our 6 month update of life with Bert our Wattstor battery (May to October). Every month we learn new things. As well as the shorter days, October has been rather misty and murky but still our 4 kW … Continue reading

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5 months of domestic battery data

We’ve now had our Wattstor 6 kW battery (‘Bert’) for 5 months. The first chart shows our daily kWh averages and how they are changing as summer tails off into autumn.  Our daily average demand (red) has remained relatively consistent … Continue reading

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May to July with Bert-the-Battery

We’ve analysed the performance of our Wattstor battery (‘Bert’ to his friends) for the 3 months May 1st-July 31st (92 days). During that time, we consumed 666 kWh (7.2 kWh/day). Our 4kW solar PV generated 1,225 kWh (13.3 kWh/day) and … Continue reading

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Report of Toro-the-Twizy’s Trial on Eigg

From July to November 2014, the Eco Travel Network ran a trial of our modified rural Twizy ‘Toro’ on the Isle of Eigg. 14 households used Toro for a week each. They did 564 miles (most trips being less than … Continue reading

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In which Toro Twizy ends his Eigg adventure & heads for Knoydart….

Our 3 month trial of Toro-the-rural-Twizy on the Isle of Eigg came to an end last week. So, we headed up there on the slow, but amazingly scenic, train to Mallaig followed by a slightly anxious ‘will-we-make it?’ ferry crossing … Continue reading

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Feedback from Rural Twizy Trial on Eigg

It’s been great in the past week to get some feedback from our trial of Toro, the modified Rural Twizy which has been up on the Isle of Eigg since July. Managed by Eigg Box, ten local households are taking … Continue reading

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