The credit crunch has graphically shown us what happens if we see problems in the pipeline and don’t take appropriate action. The carbon crunch will be just the same only much more serious. On numerous fronts, the consequences of the past 150 years of rapid industrialisation are all simultaneously coming home to roost.
The Centre for Alternative Technology’s engineers are responsible for all the renewable energy systems on site including our wind, hydro, solar and biomass equipment. This series of photos shows a week with the engineers in which they carry out maintenence on one our wind turbines and install solar water heating on the roof of the eco cabins.