Wind energy, harnessed by wind turbines, provides a clean, sustainable solution towards energy use. It is always available to varying degrees and contributes to the reduction in use of fossil fuels. Wind power is prooving to be the energy source of the future and impacts little on the environment. The free production of electicity for use at that site or for resale to the electricity boards is making this a very viable option for those home owners with the space. Small turbines can be mounted on the property with the larger ones required to be sited 25 metres from a domestic building.
Low or Zero Carbon Energy Sources: Strategic Guide ISBN: 13 978 1 85946 224 9
Low and zero carbon (LZC) energy sources are increasingly being installed in buildings e.g. small-scale and micro-CHP units, photovoltaic panels and building-mounted wind generators. This strategic guide is intended to support the inclusion of LZC energy ... [ read more ]