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by derek_blacklockuk
Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:21 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: New To This Forum
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Re: New To This Forum

Very windy!!!!!!!!!! Almost 24 hour sun in summer, what is sun in winter? My soil ph is about 6 and soil not very good, been a cow pasture for years but not fertilized since I bought it. Perfect for wildflowers, but not veg. Rhubarb and gooseberries I am told will grow here, vegetables if I improve ...
by derek_blacklockuk
Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:49 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Building Off Grid Home in Orkney
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Views: 2124

Building Off Grid Home in Orkney

I am building an off grid home on Westray in Orkney and would really like some advice and hear people's thoughts. My current design for energy is the following: Leading Edge 300 watt wind turbine with charge controller 1 Solvis 250 PV panel Tracer reguator 2 Haze gel batteries about 120 amp hours at...
by derek_blacklockuk
Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:32 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: New To This Forum
Replies: 3
Views: 537

New To This Forum

I am currently buiding a bungalow on Westray in the Orkney Isles which will be off grid (too far from power supply).

I have about 6 acres so I am in touch with the bumblebee conservation society to turn most of it into a wildflower meadow. The rest should be for growing fruit and veg and ornamentals.

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