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Start of Boma 7 All Terrain Wheelchair trial

With their Eco Travel Network hats on, the Prospectors are running a trial this summer of a Boma 7 All Terrain Wheelchair designed and manufactured by Molten Rock Ltd. We are exploring whether a hiring model can work here in … Continue reading

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Rural Low Energy Vehicle Project

Along with our 2 co-Directors in the Eco Travel Network (ETN), we have been working on the design for a modified rural version of a Renault Twizy. The 10 Renault Twizys currently in the ETN fleet work really well for … Continue reading

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Twizyology 4 – Low energy travel – a different way of thinking

We own a Renault Twizy and operate a small hire fleet of them via the Eco Travel Network here in the Brecon Beacons. Apart from being great fun to drive and a fabulous way to enjoy the hills and lanes … Continue reading

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Prospectors win Green Award

The Prospectors (a.k.a. Alison and Peter) are founding Directors, along with Ian Foster of Westview Guesthouse Llowes, of the Eco Travel Network – a scheme through which local hotels and B&B’s hire out Renault Twizys to visitors to the Brecon … Continue reading

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Twizonomics 1

A leaflet dropped through my door offering an all inclusive (VAT + installation) price of £3461 for  1.44kWp of solar PV.  I already have a 3.98kWp PV, which generated about 3000kWh in the year up to June 2012, so a … Continue reading

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Twizyology 3 – Indoor/Outdoor boundaries

Here is a curious psychological phenomenon. In our Eco Travel Network fleet of Renault Twizys, we have both the doorless and doored versions. Last week, we were alternating between driving one then the other in the pouring rain. The good … Continue reading

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Twizyology 1 – the Psychology of the Renault Twizy

We haven’t blogged much recently as we’ve been busy launching a new, not-for-profit company, The Eco Travel Network Ltd which grew out of our b-bug project which The Prospectory ran last year. The aim of the Eco Travel Network (ETN) … Continue reading

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