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Wild Rye: Discover Our Wetland Wildlife

Black-tailed Skimmer dragonfly

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Solar Energy

The Friends of the Nature Reserve installed solar panels in July 2013 to provide renewable energy for an office and an electric vehicle (that the Friends also funded in Jan 2013) and surplus electricity goes back into the grid.
Electricity Generated
April 15 – 535 KwH
March 15 – 352 kWh
February 15 – 170 kWh
January 15 – 81 kWh
December 14 – 70 kWh
November 14 – 80 kWh
October 14 – 232 kWh
September 14 – 408 kWh
August 14 – 516 kWh
July 14 – 571 kWh
June 14 – 607 kWh
May 14 – 544 kWh
April 14 – 525 kWh
March 14 – 421 kWh
February 14 – 312 kWh
January 14 – 86 kWh
December 13 – 64 kWh
November 13 – 111 kWh
October 13 – 230 kWh
September 13 – 383 kWh
August 13 – 578 kWh
Lifetime energy – 6.8 MWh
CO2 emissions saved – 2669kg
Installed 27th July 2013