Posts Tagged ‘Cutting’

Government finally admits it is subsidising nuclear – while cutting help for renewables

The official admission blows a hole in already bewildering UK energy plans, which back the failed and expensive over the cheap and successful The government confirms that it is not continuing the ‘no public subsidy policy’ [for nuclear power] of the previous administration. That little footnote, tucked away at the end of the announcement of […]

Cutting the onshore wind subsidy is perverse nimbyism | Polly Toynbee

The planet is warming at record rates, yet the Tories’ reckless loyalty to its shire heartlands takes precedence over policy, science and economics Today, the government fulfils one of its most perverse manifesto pledges – to end the subsidy for onshore wind turbines a year early, in April 2016. This is cavalier and contrary policy-making, […]

Solar, Wind Industries Release ‘How-To’ Handbook for Cutting Carbon Emissions

For states looking to meet new obligations under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the Solar Energy Industries Association and The American Wind Energy Association have jointly published a handbook detailing how to incorporate renewable energy into state plans to cut carbon emissions from existing power plants. Last year, solar energy helped to offset more than […]

Cutting RET could bankrupt wind farms, energy companies warn

Government has been told it may face legal action if it cuts target, as it considers options presented by review Cutting the renewable energy target could bankrupt existing wind farms and lead to legal action against the commonwealth government, energy companies have warned. The government has long been divided over whether to pare back the […]

EU mulls cutting energy use by 35%

Draft communication suggests Europe should set non-binding target of reducing energy consumption 30-35% by 2030, reports EurActiv To maintain Europes emissions-cutting momentum, a 30% cut in energy usage is needed by 2030, rising to 35% if the EU wants to reap the benefits of energy security, jobs and growth, says a draft communication for the […]

Outer Banks brewery cutting costs with wind power

The Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills is known as the first wind-powered brewery in the country, according to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. View full post on Wind Power News

First attempt at cutting wind generator blades form PVC (3)

I have finished sanding down the first blade and will now work on the other 3, I have sanded them fully and once finished will prime and paint with UV blocki…

Vestas Considering Cutting Hours In Pueblo, Not Just Workers In Northern Colorado

The Pueblo Chieftain reports Wednesday that the Danish manufacturer is considering rolling back worker hours in Pueblo from 40 hours to 32 hours a week. View full post on Wind Power News

8-Bladed VAWT – Cutting The Shroud

For More: onesheetwind.com This is the detail of me cutting the shroud for the 8-bladed vertical axis wind turbine I am currently building.