The Isle of Eigg

Iceni John
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There's an interesting article in the BBC News about the Isle of Eigg (in Scotland's Inner Hebrides) now being almost entirely self-sufficient from renewable sources for all its electrical power:   and the accompanying article:   Yeah!

And here's another article that gives a good impression of life on Eigg:


40' Crown bus with 2kW of tiltable panels on the roof:

Eight Sharp 255W, two Morningstar TS-MPPT-60, Magnum MS2000, Champion C46540 generator converted to propane, eight golfcart batteries, and maybe a small Exeltech inverter for the fridger.

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