- The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
‘It’s a nightmare replacing these panels when the wind’s up, but I do love it here and I love Eigg. Since the island’s gone green and become less reliant on importing diesel, it’s so peaceful and much quieter on the island’. – Bob - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
‘It’s beautiful here but at the moment hill farming is in serious decline on the island. We need a local abattoir so we can become even more self-sufficient’ – Sarah Boden, the only hill farmer on Eigg. - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
‘Aye, she’s been picking it up pretty quickly’ – Emily teaching her niece Emmy how to use the clutch. - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
‘I’m a graphic designer, but I am also one of two plumbers on the island. At the moment I am installing Solar Panels on my friend Jenny’s house, you have to do what you can to make a living out here’. Ben Cormack - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
‘There are hundreds of bird species here including Golden Eagles and Peregrines. The removal of diesel generators has really helped hear, spot and enjoy the wildlife here’ John Chester aka ‘John the Bird’, Eigg’s Wildlife Warden. - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
 - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
 - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
 - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
‘Beans and tea at 07.00 hours then we head to the tea room for a bacon sarnie. It’s so peaceful here – we’ve never slept better’ Maggie and Tommy from Liverpool, the only people camping on the island.
Egg Community Centre - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
 - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
‘Renewables power the island but it’s the community that makes it all work’ – Eddie, Eigg Electric Team Co-ordinator. - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
 - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston
 - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston

 

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‘It’s a nightmare replacing these panels when the wind’s up, but I do love it here and I love Eigg. Since the island’s gone green and become less reliant on importing diesel, it’s so peaceful and much quieter on the island’. – Bob - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston

‘It’s a nightmare replacing these panels when the wind’s up, but I do love it here and I love Eigg. Since the island’s gone green and become less reliant on importing diesel, it’s so peaceful and much quieter on the island’. – Bob

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‘It’s beautiful here but at the moment hill farming is in serious decline on the island. We need a local abattoir so we can become even more self-sufficient’ – Sarah Boden, the only hill farmer on Eigg. - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston

‘It’s beautiful here but at the moment hill farming is in serious decline on the island. We need a local abattoir so we can become even more self-sufficient’ – Sarah Boden, the only hill farmer on Eigg.

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‘Aye, she’s been picking it up pretty quickly’ – Emily teaching her niece Emmy how to use the clutch. - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston

‘Aye, she’s been picking it up pretty quickly’ – Emily teaching her niece Emmy how to use the clutch.

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‘I’m a graphic designer, but I am also one of two plumbers on the island. At the moment I am installing Solar Panels on my friend Jenny’s house, you have to do what you can to make a living out here’. Ben Cormack - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston

‘I’m a graphic designer, but I am also one of two plumbers on the island. At the moment I am installing Solar Panels on my friend Jenny’s house, you have to do what you can to make a living out here’. Ben Cormack

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‘There are hundreds of bird species here including Golden Eagles and Peregrines. The removal of diesel generators has really helped hear, spot and enjoy the wildlife here’ John Chester aka ‘John the Bird’, Eigg’s Wildlife Warden. - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston

‘There are hundreds of bird species here including Golden Eagles and Peregrines. The removal of diesel generators has really helped hear, spot and enjoy the wildlife here’ John Chester aka ‘John the Bird’, Eigg’s Wildlife Warden.

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‘Beans and tea at 07.00 hours then we head to the tea room for a bacon sarnie. It’s so peaceful here – we’ve never slept better’ Maggie and Tommy from Liverpool, the only people camping on the island.
Egg Community Centre - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston

‘Beans and tea at 07.00 hours then we head to the tea room for a bacon sarnie. It’s so peaceful here – we’ve never slept better’ Maggie and Tommy from Liverpool, the only people camping on the island. Egg Community Centre

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‘Renewables power the island but it’s the community that makes it all work’ – Eddie, Eigg Electric Team Co-ordinator. - The Renewable Island of Eigg - Jim Johnston

‘Renewables power the island but it’s the community that makes it all work’ – Eddie, Eigg Electric Team Co-ordinator.

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