Monthly Archives: March 2010

One way to erect a wind turbine

Don’t try this at home, folks! Ian Woofenden and Kelly Keilwitz assembling an ARE 442 turbine on a 120 foot free standing monopole tower. Some people have all the fun.

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Last minute chance for the Feed in Tariff without MCS

MORE FROM KARL … Hi Yes i am on the FIT because i registered before the end of March under the existing Renewable Obligation Scheme. When i asked Ofgem they said :- As of 1 April 2010, microgenerators in the … Continue reading

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New video of my latest welding project – the 3600 recipe

the new Youtube video is here Plans to build this wind turbine here.

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Nice homebrew grid connected project

Karl writes: I registered with the Npower ‘juice’ green electrity tarrif and told them i had a wind turbine i would like to connect to the grid. They sent the forms to register asking what make the turbine was and … Continue reading

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More photos from Mali

Thanks to Roland for these pictures.

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Matthew Rhodes writes about feed in Tariffs and MCS “There was not a single voice at Monday’s meeting raised in defence of MCS, which is an unaccountable monopoly run by people who may have their hearts in the right place but who are anonymous and naturally most interested … Continue reading

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