Ben has spent nearly 20 years working with renewable energy and heating systems. His career started as a solar panel installer in 2003, and over the years has designed and installed solar thermal, Solar PV, biomass and heat pump systems in domestic and commercial buildings, as well as training staff and overseeing compliance with the MCS regulations for various installation businesses. In the last 3 years he has also worked for the Welsh Government Energy Service, offering technical and financial guidance to community groups developing solar and wind projects. He now works as an analyst at Energy Saving Trust.
Ben has experience in modelling multi-technology systems for domestic houses, mixing solar thermal, heat pumps, solar PV and battery storage. Ben installed his own a heat pump, solar thermal and solar PV at his house and drives an electric car. He is passionate about sharing his experience and championing low carbon technology.