Advanced technology for alternative energy

Advanced technology for alternative energy

In the hills of North Wales lies an eco-centre dedicated to exploring alternative technologies which can propel us towards a more renewable and sustainable future.

The Centre for Alternative Technology teaches sustainability professionals and students from across the globe about the latest techniques and ideas, aiming to usher in a low carbon, more environmentally friendly and resource-efficient society.

CBI Director Alistair Davidson visited the Centre in Machynlleth to discover more about the lead battery mini-grid system used by the eco-centre for their energy needs, generated through a combination of solar, hydro and wind.

The lead battery energy storage system uses lead batteries provided by CBI member Hoppecke.

Read the full case study here.

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