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The small wind turbines you’ll want in your back yard

2017-05-29T07:17:15+00:00

A European Commission strategic plan wants to see 20% penetration of wind energy throughout the EU by 2020. The growing trend for decentralised energy generation by home and business owners could help meet this target using small and medium turbines. But they continue to divide opinion due to noise and health concerns. Opponents to wind [...]

Steering Committee, Review meeting and Exploitation meeting

2017-05-29T07:17:16+00:00

The Steering Committee meeting together with the first Review meeting of the SWIP project was held in Stockholm on October 20th & 21th, Sweden. In addtition the 22nd an Exploitation meeting took place. KTH hosted this event and welcomed all Project partners coming from Spain, Great Britain, Ireland, Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, [...]

SWIP presented in Stare Pole, Poland

2017-05-29T07:17:17+00:00

The SWIP project has been presented as part of a presentation by project partner the Baltic Energy Conservation Agency (Bałtycka Agencja Poszanowania Energii – BAPE) in Stare Pole, Pomerania, Poland on 30 October. The event, entitled, ‘Environmental protection in agricultural holdings with the use of agri-environmental programs and renewable energy sources’, was organized by the [...]

General Assembly and Steering Committee meeting

2017-05-29T07:17:17+00:00

The first General Assembly meeting together with the Steering Committee meeting of the SWIP project was held in Nantes on October 22nd & 23rdt, France. METEODYN hosted this event and welcomed all Project partners coming from Spain, Great Britain, Ireland, Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, as well as the Third parties VMT and [...]

Danish Energy Ministry finds wind power is cheapest energy source

2016-07-20T08:03:08+00:00

An analysis by the Danish Energy Authority has found that the cheapest way for Denmark to obtain new electricity capacity is through the installation of wind turbines. The analysis has compared the set-up costs of different electricity generation plants, showing wind power to have electricity costs of just over 30 cents per kWh for onshore [...]

Presentation of the SWIP project in Choczewo commune

2017-05-29T07:17:18+00:00

On 30 May, the SWIP project was presented at a meeting organised by the Polish Ecological Club in Choczewo commune. The SWIP project was presented by Katarzyna Grecka (BAPE), to inform the local inhabitants about the SWIP project and the commune’s involvement, as one of the project demonstration sites. Although Choczewo has a few wind [...]

SWIP Project presented at GENERA conference

2017-05-29T07:17:18+00:00

Madrid 08/05/2014. SWIP co-ordinator, CIRCE, has presented the SWIP project to an audience of around 50 wind energy professionals at an event named, ‘The Paradox of Small Wind’, organised as part of the GENERA series of conferences, in Barcelona on 8 May. The event discussed the current market and development situation for small and medium wind [...]

Steering Committee meeting and Dissemination Workshop

2017-05-29T07:17:18+00:00

The first steering committee of SWIP project was held in Sheffield on April 1st, Great Britain. The University of Leeds hosted this event in its facilities and welcomed all Project partners coming from Spain, France, Ireland, Poland and Belgium, as well as the Third parties VMT and CEIS coming from Netherlands and France respectively. The [...]