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Discussion in 'Electronic Design' started by Martin Griffith, Oct 29, 2007.

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  1. Eeyore

    Eeyore Guest

    I only 'moan' about ill-sited ones that rely on grants to make a poltically
    motivated 'green statement' and which probably provide very little useful

    The worst examples are rooftop turbines on homes.

    Were these sited in an intelligently chosen location ?

  2. Sorry, but the original thread has gone past it's sell by date on my
    PC, and I couldnt remember the exact context. Must change the delete
    Never seen one here, but since 2004 (?) it's mandatory for all new
    houses to have solar water heating, which is almost sensible. Plenty
    of the offgrid homes have wind/solarPV, usually a wind genny on a big
    stick in the garden
    Pretty good indeed. not a mountain for miles. Spain has over 12GW
    installed, about the same as the total US, from a very brief read of

    Plenty of wind here. Unlike the UK, with the wrong sort of wind :)

  3. Wind power is great. Unless it blocks Ted Kennedy's view.
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