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Links for June 22nd through June 28th

by Mel Starrs on June 29, 2012

in News

These are my links for June 22nd through June 28th: Labels for building products gain traction – Journal of Commerce – Canada: "Instead of nutrients, the label on the building product will list what’s in it, and how much embodied carbon that represents. The label will also provide a “global warming number” that gives the […]

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What was that about avoiding Boom and Bust?

by Mel Starrs on January 5, 2012

in Feed In Tariff

We’re still awaiting resolution to the FiT fiasco (the government have appealed the High Court ruling so basically we are all still in limbo – no-one knows what the current rate is – hopiung to find out by January 11, maybe…). In the meantime, Building have reported the numbers for PV installations over the last […]

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Links for September 29th through October 5th

by Mel Starrs on October 6, 2011

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These are my links for September 29th through October 5th: Installed Cost of Solar Photovoltaic Systems in the U.S. Declined Significantly in 2010 and 2011 « Berkeley Lab News Center – "The average installed cost of residential and commercial PV systems completed in 2010 fell by roughly 17 percent from the year before, and by […]

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Links for August 20th through August 23rd

by Mel Starrs on August 25, 2011

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These are my links for August 20th through August 23rd: renewable heat | air source heat pumps | news | Air source heat pumps lead way in heating homes – “According to figures obtained by GreenWise today, just over 900 vouchers, totaling more than £750,000, have been issued so far under the Renewable Heat Premium […]

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Links for July 21st through July 25th

by Mel Starrs on July 28, 2011

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These are my links for July 21st through July 25th: Climate Change Tracker [CBI] – Buildings doing dismally… Facebook: 85 Degrees in the ‘Cold’ Aisle « Data Center Knowledge – "Historically, most data centers operate in a temperature range between 68 and 72 degrees F (20 to 22 degrees C). In recent years large data […]

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Links for March 24th through March 29th

by Mel Starrs on March 30, 2011

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These are my links for March 24th through March 29th: Import and export meters and the feed-in tariff | YouGen Blog | YouGen, Renewable Energy Made Easy – "Getting an official export meter with an MPAN number costs about £70 a year. This means it isn't cost effective for most domestic installations, as the exported […]

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Links for March 16th through March 21st

by Mel Starrs on March 23, 2011

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These are my links for March 16th through March 21st: The ins and outs of green leases – “Before the drinks began to flow, a lively Q&A followed, the highlight of which was a debate over the use and value of BREEAM. Robert Rotbart of Derwent London questioned how its emphasis currently is on the […]

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Quite a week for PV (some of what follows also relates to other small scale renewables but PV is the main issue here). An announcement was made by HCA last week regards double counting funding with regards to FiT (feed-in-tariff). The gist is that FiT cannot be claimed by Partners on NAHP funded schemes for […]

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Links for February 23rd through March 1st

by Mel Starrs on March 2, 2011

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These are my links for February 23rd through March 1st: The Low Carbon Kid: Vital new tool sorts out the climate-friendly from climate-hostile materials – Brilliant overview post from David on the ICE database, which means now I don’t have to write one. Read the whole thing: “The widely used and authoritative ICE Database – […]

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Links for May 26th through May 27th

by Mel Starrs on June 1, 2010

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These are my links for May 26th through May 27th: Some Transition Thoughts on the Energy Bits of the Queen’s Speech » Transition Culture – I'm not a particular fan of the Transition Towns movement (something too insular and regressive about it to sit comfortably with my world view, each to their own and all […]

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