By harnessing the power of nature with green energy and renewable energy sources, the places we find special can be beautiful forever
Gibson Mill at Hardcastle Crags is completely off the grid. Find out how we manage our renewable energy and our plans for future green technologies.
We've used all our know-how and passion for renewable energy at Gibson Mill, which is the first place in its care to be run entirely off the grid. Bringing power to this 17th-century heritage site was far from easy. This video explores how solar power, hydropower, a biomass boiler, and a little help from our friends at BMW i have transformed the site into a green-energy powerhouse.
At Stickle Ghyll in the Lake District we’re making our own electricity using a natural resource that we have plenty of – rain!
Climate change is the single biggest threat to the places we care for. Find out how we're adapting to unpredictable weather patterns, reducing carbon emissions and restoring the damage that has already been done.
We've got some fascinating stories to tell about sustainability at the places in our care. This five-part podcast series '50% renewable' explores how green energy is part of our past and future.
Wimpole's Ground Source Heat Pump installed in 2018 was the first phase in our renewable energy project.
Wimpole Estate is greener having removed the oil-fired central heating system for the Hall and installed a ground source heat pump and solar panels for electricity in the new car park.
Wimpole's Solar photovoltaic panels were installed in 2019 and were switched on in early 2020 the second phase in our renewable energy project.