Posts Tagged ‘alternatives’

The Alternatives: German town takes power back from energy giants – podcast

Aditya Chakrabortty speaks to Iris Degenhardt-Meister, who is part of a cooperative energy company that runs the electricity grid in Wolfhagen, Germany, and asks Prof Andrew Cumbers from the University of Glasgow if such a model could work in Britain Subscribe and review on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Audioboom, Mixcloud and Acast, and join the discussion […]

Scrapping Hinkley for renewable alternatives would save ‘tens of billions’

Solar and wind would generate the equivalent power to Hinkley over the plant’s planned lifetime for £40bn less, says analysis comparing future costs Scrapping plans for new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in Somerset and building huge amounts of renewable power instead would save the UK tens of billions of pounds, according to an analysis […]

Scrapping Hinkley for renewable alternatives will save ‘tens of billions’

Solar and wind would generate the equivalent power to Hinkley over the plant’s planned lifetime for £40bn less, says analysis comparing future costs Scrapping plans for new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in Somerset and building huge amounts of renewable power instead would save the UK tens of billions of pounds, according to an analysis […]

Insider Buying: Dream Hard Asset Alternatives Trust (DRA.UN) Insider Purchases 14,000 Shares of Stock

Dream Hard Asset Alternatives Trust insider Dream Asset Management Corpora bought 14,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 16th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of C$5.66 per share, with a total value of C$79,287.60. View full post on Wind Power News

Better alternatives for wind power

Innovative new designs for wind turbines promise to cure problems ranging from noisy props to poor efficiency in moderate breezes Authored by: Leland Teschler Editor leland.teschler@penton.com Key points: a Gearboxes with high step-up ratios tend to give horizontal wind turbines poor efficiency when wind speeds are low. View full post on Wind Power News

Thai delegation examines alternatives to nuclear power in Germany

Note: This article was originallyA published in German on February 9, 2012 and written for the Heinrich BA ll Stiftung , the political foundation affiliated to German Green Party. View full post on Wind Power News