Too late for turbines?

Feed in Tariff deadline

If now that the Feed in Tariff has been abolished you’re thinking wind turbines are no longer viable then you may be right. Wind turbine viability from April 2019 onwards depends on a number of key factors. These include… Your site’s average annual wind speed Planning constraints Cost to install Turbine performance If you are …

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Ofgem reducing tariff by 10% in October

ofgem feed in tariff

Ofgem have unexpectedly made the shock announcement that the Feed in Tariff for wind is reducing by another 10% on October 1st 2014. Last October they could have reduced the tariff, but didn’t, so the expectation (and hope) was that they wouldn’t exercise the right to reduce this October either. Unfortunately, they have. This will …

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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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