Used wind turbines receive full accreditation

Ofgem accreditation

Ofgem accredited three of our refurbished Vestas V27 and V29 wind turbines a few weeks ago. We’re posting this fact as a blog post today, because it disproves the seemingly common belief that Ofgem won’t accredit second hand wind turbines – which is the common story being espoused on various farming forums, by self-appointed experts …

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How much does my grid connection cost?

how much does your grid connection cost?

One of the biggest issues for many farmers and land owners is getting a connection to the National Grid – in particular finding out your grid connection cost. In many parts of the UK there’s no capacity even available, meaning that no matter how much wind a site has, installing a 225kw or 500kw turbine …

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Are used wind turbines eligible for FITs?

Ofgem have today pre-accredited our Re-manufactured Vestas V29 Wind Turbine for the feed in tariff at our Boythorpe Wind Energy site – confirmed on their website and in a subsequent email. This of course answers the long-standing debate amongst farmers and land-owners and renewable energy consultants and experts… “Are used wind turbines eligible for FITs?” …

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A Brief History of Wind Turbines

history of wind turbines

Wind energy technologies are the most mature of all renewable technologies around. From pushing boats along water to lighting up cities, wind power has been harnessed in different ways for over 7,000 years and is now a leading source in the production of electricity. But how has the technology come so far? Let’s take a …

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The future of wind power – the latest research & expert opinions

The Future of Wind Energy

It looks like there is no stopping the momentum of wind power. The average cost of wind energy has reached an all-time low that beats fossil fuels in some places, and wind power capacity grew by 20 per cent worldwide last year. New ideas for technologies are being created and implemented all around the world …

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