The Rising Cost Of Energy

Earlier this year it was announced that British Gas were to raise electricity prices by 12.5% on its variable rate tariff, a rise for the average household of £76. nPower, E.ON, Scottish Power, SSE, and EDF also announced price rises. So why are energy prices rising? Energy prices are based on several factors. About half […]

Marks Iceland Challenge

Iceland Challenge – Marks story I’m no stranger to a little adventure; I’ve done the 3 Peaks Challenge, the London to Brighton Bike Ride twice and ridden on the fastest accelerating rollercoaster in the world.  So, when I saw a poster in a local shop advertising an Iceland Challenge – an opportunity to climb 3 […]

Should I go off grid?

The term off grid is usually used to describe a way of living using renewable energy sources that are separate from and not connected to the national grid…