Used wind turbines receive full accreditation

Ofgem accreditation

Ofgem accredited three of our refurbished 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 who have obviously never …

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Feed in Tariff Drops 20%

ofgem feed in tariff

As expected, OFGEM yesterday reduced FIT payments for onshore wind turbine sites with total installed capacity greater than 100kW but not exceeding 500kW by 20%. The new reduced FIT tariff for the period from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015 is 14.82 pence. (Prior to this; from 1 December 2012 to 31 March 2014 …

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Feed in Tariff Reductions Imminent!

Feed in Tariff

Farmers and landowners with planning permission for turbines need to act fast to secure current tariff rates OFGEM will be revising FIT payments (Feed in Tariff payments) on 1st April, and we’ve heard payments could be reduced by as much as 20%. If you have planning permission for one or more turbines — and don’t …

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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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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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The key differences between onshore & offshore wind energy

Offshore Wind Turbines

Both onshore and offshore wind energy must be used to reduce carbon emissions and replace finite energy sources and their escalating costs. However, not many people are aware of the significant differences between the two options so we’ve just posted a new article which explores and explains the key difference between onshore and offshore wind …

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Why wind energy is not an option

For anyone whose head has been buried in sand over the last 20 years or more, we’ve just posted a brand new article which states the case for why clean, renewable and sustainable wind energy is no longer an option to protect the Earth and it’s inhabitants. (Sounds a bit dramatic, but the fact’s make …

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