Tag: Wind Turbine Refurbishing

Shock! Horror! UK Wind Turbines are sometimes Powered by the Grid!

Shock! Horror! UK Wind Turbines are sometimes Powered by the Grid!
In a series of  articles in certain areas of the UK media (essentially the usual anti-wind Not in My Back Yard suspects) it has been “revealed” that wind turbines take, rather than contribute,  power from the National Grid.  Cue the… READ MORE

What is the Economic Life of an Onshore Wind Turbine?

What is the Economic Life of an Onshore Wind Turbine?
A study commissioned by the Renewable Energy Foundation has found that the economic life of onshore wind turbines could be far less than that predicted by the industry. The research was carried out by academics at Edinburgh University in Scotland,… READ MORE

Thinking Wind Power? Think Second-Hand Turbines.

Thinking Wind Power? Think Second-Hand Turbines.
While no-one can claim that the last two or three years of recession have been a boom-time for the wind industry with turbine manufacturers laying off  workers and plants closing, the second-hand market for wind turbines has not been as… READ MORE