Microgeneration refers to electricity or heat being independently generated on a small scale. The electricity or heat generated would typically provide single or small groups of residential property or commercial premises.
Microgeneration can refer to power being generated by a diesel or petrol generator, but microgreening is only interested in the ways that we can generate our own heat and electricity for our homes and businesses through renewable methods.
Microgeneration through renewable methods involve making use of energy from:
The following pages explain the methods used, how they work, the advantages of each method, suitability and any considerations.