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7.5MW Wind Turbine by Enercon

Posted on Nov 4, 2015

7.5MW Wind Turbine by Enercon

This article from Windpower Monthly contains some impressive figures relating to the size of the new Enercon 7.5MW wind turbine. The largest onshore wind turbine so far in the world. RWE is one of Europe’s five leading electricity and gas companies, and as part of their 429MW Noordoostpolder site on the banks of the Ijsselmeer lake in central Netherlands, they are installing a total of 12 Enercon turbines. Take a look at some of the sizes being discussed here, and look at the image which shows a simulated view of the installed 7.5MW machines, towering above the existing 300kW turbines....

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Floating solar projects

Posted on Oct 28, 2015

Floating solar projects

This article from the Telegraph shows the 3 megawatt solar project that is being installed by United Utilities in Manchester. The panels float on top of a reservoir, utilising otherwise dead space for the production of power. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/11954334/United-Utilities-floats-3.5m-of-solar-panels-on-reservoir.html  

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Help save the UK renewable energy industry

Posted on Oct 19, 2015

Help save the UK renewable energy industry

We have submitted our response to the Feed-in Tariff Consultation to the Department of Energy & Climate Change. We have placed our response on our website: http://sj1renewables.com/fitconsultation/ If you can spare the time please copy, paste and edit the response and email it yourself to: FITReview@decc.gsi.gov.uk The more responses submitted, the better chance we have of being heard. The UK renewable energy industry NEEDS YOU. http://sj1renewables.com/fitconsultation/  ...

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Senior UN official criticises UK governement

Posted on Oct 19, 2015

Senior UN official criticises UK governement

There is nothing that we do not already know in this article, but it is good to see the UN bringing up this subject ahead of the Paris summit. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34555821 Please share and discuss.

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We’ve launched a new webpage today

Posted on Oct 16, 2015

We’ve launched a new webpage today

We are proud to be a company that generates results for our customers. Our professionalism and expertise in the renewable energy field, along with an increase in the required amount of repair and maintenance work on UK turbines, sees our customer base increasing week by week. This is great news in a time of uncertainty for some renewable energy companies. So we have launched a new page on our internet site which promotes the repair and servicing side of our business. Please have a read: http://sj1renewables.com/turbine-repair-and-maintenance – and like or share on social networks, so...

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Onshore wind cheaper than coal or gas

Posted on Oct 8, 2015

Onshore wind cheaper than coal or gas

Onshore wind farms – Cheapest form of uk electricity The above link is to an article from the Guardian which is an interesting read. It highlights the juxtaposition between common sense (and the majority of the population’s opinions) and what our Government are actually implementing. It would be very good to see as much debate on social media about power demand and production in the UK, as we have seen of late about other ‘political’ news.  Please share this and start some debate about why the UK Renewables industry is under threat, when financially it makes so much...

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