Category: Uncategorised

  • Micro-hydro

    Before the arrival of reliable mains electricity in the Brecon Beacons, many landowners relied on private micro hydro schemes to generate electricity.Now, with rising energy prices and the incentive of Feed-In Tariff payments, micro hydro is once again a viable option, and a key part of our strategy to make Llangattock a carbon negative community.…

  • Energy Local Crickhowell

    Energy Local Crickhowell Lower bills and renewable power from LGV micro-hydro. Members of Energy Local Crickhowell can reduce their bills by access to electricity generated locally by the Llangattock Green Valleys’ micro hydro scheme at Cwm Gu, and by use of grid electricity at off-peak times through a time-of-use tariff for club members provided by…

  • Thermal Imaging Camera

    Where is your house losing heat? Find out with a Thermal Imaging Camera. Llangattock Green Valleys has purchased a thermal imaging camera with a smart phone which provides the display to enable individuals to investigate where energy is leaking from their homes as a step to exploring energy efficiency improvements.  The images can be downloaded…

  • Energy efficient homes

    De-carbonising home heating and reducing energy bills: Home Energy Surveys Installing a new boiler will only reduce the energy consumption if the boiler is more efficient than the old one because the house needs the same amount of energy from the boiler to keep it warm. About 80% of the houses people will be living…

  • Community Transport

    Would you like a regular local Community Shuttle Bus?What other transport options would work for our rural villages?Would you like better connections for onward travel? Poor public transport and frustrations with traffic and parking are all too familiar in this rural area of Wales, and we’re looking to rectify this. Llangattock Community Council have been granted funding by…

  • Community Benefit Fund

    Funding for environmental projects Llangattock Green Valleys’ Community Fund arises from generation of electricity by its five micro-hydro schemes and it provides grants for constituted community groups undertaking projects designed to deliver sustainable improvements to the environment in the Bannau Brycheiniog [Brecon Beacons National Park]. The value of the fund at any time depends upon the price…

  • Community energy

    Black Mountains Community energy How will the scheme be developed? First, we want to learn people’s thoughts – and concerns – about the impact of community-scale schemes in our area through a series of local consultation events.  We will also set up a volunteer community advisory group to work with us. This will give us…

  • Meet the Board of Directors

    STEPHEN (STEVE) SHARP Steve is a director of LGV CIC and LGV Ventures CIC and is Chair and director of LGV’s MH-2 Co-op. Steve grew up in Surrey but has lived in Llangattock with his family since 1990. His career included sales and project management roles for Thames Water, Thorn EMI and Unilever and he…

  • Micro-energy-generation

  • Hello world!

    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!