On the back of the recent dramatic UK-govt. cuts in the UK FiT for small-medium scale wind turbines, there is now only one band that provides attractive returns given the right wind turbine in the right site – the 0-50kW band. One supplier, Orenda Energy, has been able to modify its 51kW wind turbine to become a 49kW wind turbine as a result of the flexible proprietary control systems that lie at the heart of its 51kW Skye Turbine, often the choice of landowners, farmers, investors and wind-parc developers.
Scottish Energy News 4th Aug 2016 read more »
Iceland may be a cold, hard place to live, but the locals sure have made the most of what they’ve got. The country runs on 100 percent renewable energy, thanks to its geothermal pockets and hydroelectric dams. Hello World’s Ashlee Vance paid a visit to the capital city of Reykjavik to see the next part of the green energy story. He found a startup called IceWind that has designed a wind turbine to perform well in low-wind conditions but also to slow itself in high winds to prevent it from catching on fire or ripping apart.
Bloomberg 21st June 2016 read more »