The business was set up by Malcolm Snook to encourage the use of solar panels and wind generators after spending six years living on a boat equipped with two small solar panels and one wind turbine.
His experience demonstrated just how self sufficient it is possible to be. Given that our politicians are reluctant to grasp the nettle. It is possible for ordinary householders to cut their power costs dramatically, reduce dependence on the grid and thereby reduce greenhouse gases. Furthermore they can experience these benefits without a huge initial outlay if they're prepared for a little work and effort to make their own equipment from plans, using readily available components.
There are also opportunities for new businesses and community projects. Whatever the truth behind global warming, reduced pollution can never be a bad thing and the savings in the bank make this a tempting proposition for anyone with a modicum of DIY knowledge.