Tag Archives: Twizy

1 Year domestic solar storage data

We have now had our 6kWh Wattstor solar battery (nicknamed ‘Bert’) for a full 12 months. (It actually holds 12kWh but only half of that is used by the system.) It was installed by Gwent Energy CIC. Previously, we simply … Continue reading

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Experimenting with electric vehicles on Small isles

The Prospectors (with their Eco Travel Network hats on)  have just been delivering a modified Rural Twizy up to the Isle of Eigg for the start of a trial. You can read all about our adventures here or the official … Continue reading

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Low Energy Rural Travel that’s FUN

The Prospectors, Peter and Alison are co-founding Directors of the Eco Travel Network here in the Brecon Beacons. It evolved from our earlier research on rural travel and our 2011 trial of electric buggies. This video about the Eco Travel … 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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Low carbon Santa travel

A fun ending to Year 1 of the Eco Travel Network project here in the Brecon Beacons – The Prospectory’s varied life of eco projects and field trials continues….

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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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