General purpose public discussions
This is the general discussion forum - for things that don't really fit into any other one.
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Considering what lights to get on my Bike.
I am looking at thermal mass, and wondered if anyone has successfully used phase change materials?
Latest: 2013-03-31 11:48:54
They are often still full (ish) but out of propellant.
Latest: 2013-02-25 20:20:57
"Fiennes and his companions will travel on skis, but will be followed by two modified tractors, towing two sledge-mounted living quarters, supplies, equipment, and 155,000 litres of special fuel adapted against freezing."
Latest: 2013-01-06 14:33:13
My wife has forbade me doing a DIY job.
Just an idea, but if you had a CHP domestic boiler that you ran day and night on a low heat output but generating one KW electricity.
Latest: 2011-05-11 18:03:53
Look at this roof top turbine, vertical axis, looks very small and a bit home made.
A useful discussion about how climate scientists are attempting to answer the question – is it an extreme event, or is it climate change? Attribution of a single weather event to climate change is difficult to demonstrate, but this article provides an accessible introduction to the approaches that are being used to try to uncover those links. The article is on the environment360 website, run by Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies,
Updated my PC to windows 7 64bit and the SMA software to record output no longer works.
Latest: 2010-12-14 10:29:40
Heard a fascinating fact from Paul Morrell the Chief Construction Officer.
Few people seem to have understood that it is better to renew and reuse. Recycling can take as much energy as an original project.
Changes in FITS payments rates?
With everyone putting in wood stoves.
Latest: 2010-08-29 20:04:42
How difficult is to recycle or use your old home appliance??
Why is more easy to dump in a bin your TV that recycle or reuse it?
Latest: 2010-07-20 12:45:45
Rainwater Harvesting Guide
24 VOLT OFF GRID SOLAR SYSTEM AND WIND TURBINE FOR SALE(NOT INCLUDING SOLAR PANELS) . 3 YEARS OLD. £5500
Latest: 2010-06-26 14:14:49
Are you a winner or loser? If you installed before July 2009 read this.
Could you help me by filling out a 100% anonymous survey?
I am considering getting PV panels to benefit from the feed in tariffs, and I wondered how having an existing Wind Turbine system would impact on this.
Latest: 2010-04-23 09:38:57
Who's offering the best deals for our power ?
All's changed with the new FIT's so where is the best deal now ?
Latest: 2010-04-12 16:50:33
Does anyone know.
Latest: 2010-04-01 10:46:39
What do pre-July 2009 ROC registered generators have to do before 01st April 2010 to change to FITs?
Latest: 2010-03-05 09:49:44
We are currently trialling a site planning tool for Solar PV and Wind Turbine installations. We would appreciate any feedback.
Latest: 2009-10-20 15:43:00
We are putting on some workshops about how to generate your own renewable electricity for home owners and small businesses, covering everything from where to get the panels to feed in tariffs.
Please come along and feel free to pass on to anyone who may be interested.
Latest: 2009-10-02 11:11:49
12 small turbines compared