Green_power_gen is a co-operative online community of renewable generators. Daily reports from systems in operation are posted, and technical discussion abounds as experience is pooled. Here you can see microgeneration at work and quiz the innovators who are showing the way forward.

With microgeneration, you can have a power station on your premisses to meet some or all of your energy needs. If you use renewable energy all you pay for is the up front cost of your kit and periodic maintenance. The sun and wind send no bills, only energy

What once took a NASA size budget is now just the size of an electrician's invoice.

While the politicias fiddle and fudge, or try to foist nuclear power on a population which doesn't want it, innovators all over are quietly setting up silent polution free power stations on roofs and in gardens.

You can read a BBC Online article about microgeneration here