UK: subsidy-free solar to soar by 2020, report finds

first_imgUK: subsidy-free solar to soar by 2020, report findsRelentless cost reductions will allow solar to prosper in the UK without support schemes as early as 2020, finds a report from think-do tank Thema1. December 3, 2014 Ian Clover Finance Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share A Berlin-based think-do tank with experience of the German solar market has analyzed the British solar market and concluded that the industry will prosper free-from subsidies by as early as 2020. As PV costs continue to fall, Thema1 reports that the U.K. market is perfectly positioned to benefit from the globally maturing supply chain, which will mean full system costs will closely mirror those of Germany. The report – unveiled today at the Solar Trade Association’s Practical paths to Paris: unleashing the economic power of solar event – forecasts commercial rooftop solar to be fully competitive in the U.K. without subsidies by 2020, with the utility-scale and domestic rooftop markets reaching parity within a decade from now. This forecast is based on the forthcoming changes to the U.K. solar market, namely a push towards the development of the commercial sector and a slowing of the ground-mount, utility-scale sector via the introduction of CfDs from next April. “We are firmly convinced that solar will become the bedrock of the global power system going forward,” said Gerard Reid, report author and partner at Alexa Capital. “That said, the road going forward is unchartered and difficult. Our message to the U.K. government is to reduce support for solar but to do so gradually.” The increasing affordability and efficacy of battery storage technologies will prove pivotal in this shift, added report co-author Gerard Wynn of GWG Energy. “As battery costs continue to fall, households will be able to deploy solar panels without government support. “Utilities and policymakers have consistently underestimated the rate and impact of solar market growth, and the role of batteries could be another surprise.” Looking to GermanyContinued reductions in cost will see the U.K.’s solar industry follow in the footsteps of Germany’s, which despite a slowdown in 2014 remains the largest in the world in terms of capacity deployed. The decision by the country’s largest utility E.ON to diversify away from fossil fuels and into the world of renewables is viewed as one of the greatest votes of confidence yet for the solar industry – and the Thema1 authors were full of praise for that decision, calling it an “extraordinary u-turn”. For a similar strategy to be enacted by one of the Big Six utilities in the U.K., the report suggests that the British government continues to support solar “until it is fully economic, under a regime of progressive, predictable reduction in support”, while policymakers should shift price-based support to low-interest credit and offer grants for domestic battery packs for residential consumers. Utilities that fail to adapt to the changing energy landscape risk losing ground as the solar sector grows, warned the report. There should also be measures taken at grid level to ensure the smooth integration of renewables, with greater use of smart meters and computerized grid applications that can deliver a faster, deeper and more responsive network, adds the report. “The variability of solar power will involve some grid integration costs at higher penetration levels, but these should be weighed against non-market benefits,” said the report. Finally, Thema1 expresses concern that the U.K. government’s decision to pitch solar against onshore wind in the battle for CfD funds was a misstep that can be mitigated by the solar industry adopting best practice and high standards. 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Can we all stop ‘nodding our heads’?

first_imgRedundancies happen whenever a writer either doesn’t know the exact meaning of the word he/she’s using or is afraid the reader won’t understand a message if he/she’s too sparse on writing.Some redundancies are like bad habits, we often don’t realize we are doing it, especially if they have become so popular as to be seen everywhere, posing as the correct use of language.There are three specific redundancies I’ve been seeing pop up over and over again, not only on the internet, where editing is considerably limited but in traditionally published books – which makes me wonder how both author and editor missed these issues.Those redundancies relate to three specific physical expressions: Nodding, shrugging and blinking.Nodding“The character nodded his/her head”“I nodded my head”“They nodded their heads”Why is it redundant? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, the verb “to nod” means “to move the head down and then put up again quickly, esp to show agreement, approval or greeting.”In other words, it’s impossible to nod any other body part but the head. Just like saying you heard with your ears, saying you nodded your head is unnecessary.Specifying that someone “nodded in agreement” is also not strictly necessary, unless you want to make a point of differentiating between nodding to indicate agreement from nodding to indicate a greeting. However, mostly a reader can differentiate between the two uses by the context alone, so stating that someone “nodded in agreement” will be largely unnecessary.When you mean that someone moved their head up and down quickly, just say “they nodded.”Shrugging“The character shrugged his/her shoulders”“I shrugged my shoulders”“They shrugged their shoulders”Why is it redundant?Again, the Cambridge Dictionary has the answer. To shrug means “to raise your shoulders to express that you do not know, do not care, or are not sure about something.”Once again, if you’re using a verb that refers to a specific body part, all you need is the verb. No one can shrug their legs. Shrugging automatically requires the use of one’s shoulders.Therefore, whenever you write, stating that someone “shrugged their shoulders” is a redundancy.Blinking“The character blinked his/her eyes”“I blinked my eyes”“They blinked their eyes”Why is it redundant?According to the Cambridge Dictionary, “to blink” means “to close and open the eyes quickly, once or several times.”Whenever someone blinks, they can’t possibly be blinking their mouths, it has to be with their eyes, there’s no other way around it. Regardless, I’ve seen one too many times writers using “they blinked their eyes.”To differentiate between blinking once and several times, as a rule of thumb, I only state how many times a character has blinked if they did it more than once. Once: he/she blinked. More than once: he/ she blinked twice/several times.There’s nothing wrong, however, with emphasizing that your character “blinked once.” Use your better judgment, just remember, you don’t have to reinforce that your character has used their eyes in the action of blinking.Why is it important to avoid redundanciesIt can be hard to avoid redundancies when you’re unsure about yours or your reader’s domain of language. As you strengthen your vocabulary, the chances of letting a redundancy slip into your writing diminish — and that can only be achieved through mindful practice.Avoiding redundancies helps you reach clarity in your writing without sacrificing on conciseness, and it makes for a cleaner, more elegant use of language.last_img read more

Dominion buys California solar power project

first_img Linkedin Twitter By chloecox – Previous articleHydropower tops power generating sources in Canada, report saysNext articleEaton to supply power management systems to solar power projects chloecox The sale agreement for the Catalina Solar 2 Project closed on June 30 when installation of the project was complete. The deal was announced in September 2014. EDF continued to manage the project through commissioning to place the project in service on July 22. Southern California Edison will purchase the output through a 20-year power purchase agreement. 8.5.2015 Linkedin Facebook Dominion buys California solar power project TAGSCAISODominionSCE Voith Hydro supplying pumped storage equipment to pair with Idaho combined solar-wind project Renewable project management firm Bradley acquired by Bureau Veritas EDF Renewable Energy closed on the sale of a 24.3-MW solar power project in California to Dominion (NYSE: D). Facebook Twitter Avista considering RNG on way to net-zero carbon goals RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR No posts to display RenewablesNew ProjectsSolarlast_img read more

Tej, Jallouz and Bannour to lead Tunisia in Rio 2016!

first_imgRelated Items:Handball in Rio 2016, rio 2016 handball, Tunisia, tunisian handball ShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsThe quarter-finalists of the last Olympic tournament in London 2012, Tunisia, suffering defeats on European tour where they lost matches against Germany and Slovenia (twice), but head-coach Hafedh Zouabi looking forward to upcoming Olympic challenge.He announced a list of 14 players + substitution for Rio.Goalkeepers:Marouene Megayez and Makrem Missaoui (GB),Wings:Oussama Boughanemi, Aymen Toumi, Oussama Hosny ,Back line:Amine Bannour, Aymen Hammed, Wael Jallouz, Mesbah Sanai, Mohamed Soussi, Mohamed Jilani Maarref, Sobhi Sayed,Line-players:Issam Tej, Marouene ChouirefReserve:Abdellah ben Salah Recommended for you Tunisia beat Chile to make Main Round battle more interesting Spain secure three points and sent Tunisia to President Cup Hungary wins on their second main round presentation Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Click to comment ShareTweetShareShareEmaillast_img read more

Viran Morros about move to PSG: I am excited to work with Raul again

first_imgShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsThe French champions PSG Handball will have a new look with the new coach Raul Gonzales. Some new faces will reinforce the club from the city of lights alongside coach who won the VELUX EHF Champions League title with RK Vardar Skopje.One of them is experienced Spanish defensive line specialist – Viran Morros. The 35-years old Spaniard coming from FC Barcelona Lassa where he played since 2011.Here is what we talk during Barcelona Handball Camp in Omis, Croatia. Raul Gonzalez extends his adventure at Paris Saint-Germain until June 2023! ShareTweetShareShareEmail UNSTOPPABLE! PSG HANDBALL 21/21 in France! Recommended for you Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Related Items:PSG Handball, Viran Morros PSG Handball suffered first defeat in domestic Championship 2020/2021last_img read more

Barcelona residents urged to stay home as coronavirus resurges

first_imgAuthorities in Spain’s Catalonia region on Friday called on residents of Barcelona to stay at home and not gather in groups of more than 10 in order to fight an increase in coronavirus cases, local media reported.The regional government’s spokesperson, Meritxell Budó, also recommended that people in Spain’s second-largest city and its metropolitan area should not move to their second homes this weekend as it emerged that 1,111 new coronavirus infections were registered in Catalonia over the previous 24 hours.Budó also said that social gatherings would be restricted to ten people while the capacity of bars and restaurants would be reduced. But the government did not officially impose a mandatory lockdown for the area, arguing that the new recommendations were aimed at being able to avoid such a drastic step. Earlier this week Lleida, another Catalan city, was spared the fate of a second lockdown when a local judge refused to ratify an order by the regional government, saying that such a decision was Madrid’s to take.Catalan President Quim Torra on Friday retweeted a tweet urging people from “Barcelona, the metropolitan area, El Segrià and La Noguera not to leave their homes if it is not necessary.”Spain, which suffered a particularly high death toll during the peak of the pandemic, mourned its COVID-19 victims on Thursday in an official ceremony hosted by Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez.For the latest information and analysis on COVID-19 and its global implications sign up for POLITICO’s Daily Coronavirus Update or update your preferences. Also On POLITICO Coronavirus ruins the fiesta for Spain’s bullfighting aficionados By Guy Hedgecoe Spain commemorates COVID-19 victims By David M. Herszenhornlast_img read more

Alumni Association hosts events for Football Fridays

first_imgEach home football game weekend, Notre Dame attracts many spectators, many of whom are alumni. Of course, these alumni come to see the football games themselves, but the Alumni Association also offers events for those in town looking for other activities.Michael Sullivan, an alumnus of Notre Dame and the senior director of alumni programs, said the Alumni Association aims to connect alumni to each other no matter where they are in their life.“Our mission is to connect people to each other and to the University to support them throughout their life, wherever they are geographically, whatever their affinity to the University and whatever stage of life they’re in,” Sullivan said.Events sponsored by the Alumni Association during game weekends help to foster these connections between alumni, current students and fans. According to Sullivan, the signature event for home game weekends is the “Football Fridays at the Eck” series, which sees about 1,500 people.“It’s essentially a fan-fest, so between 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and it features live music,” Sullivan said. “ … The area between the bookstore and the Eck Visitors Center kind of becomes a plaza for a fan-fest, and then we also have seating inside our building as well. We do interviews and we have food and drink available, so it’s a nice event.”During this “fan-fest,” the NBC commercial that typically runs during games, titled “What Would You Fight For?” is previewed, and the student profiled in the commercial is often interviewed to discuss his or her work on campus and why he or she was selected.“We debut the commercial, but the rest of the country doesn’t see it until it runs on NBC Saturday,” Sullivan said. “We also do an interview series called ‘Catching Up With …,’ and we’ll usually interview two former athletes or coaches who are back in town for the game, … Notre Dame celebrities more generally, … somebody connected to the Notre Dame family that’s related to sports and celebrity.”Some past “Catching Up With …” guests have included Lou Holtz, Hannah Storm and Dick Vitale. Also during these “Football Friday” events, there is a pre-game analysis done during “Chalk Talk with Bill and Bill,” who are two former Notre Dame assistant football coaches.“So throughout the day there’s different featured items, and in between it’s just kind of a game day atmosphere and we’ll have alumni and friends from all over the country stop by,” Sullivan said. “Sometimes visiting fans are on campus and they’re not sure what’s going on and they find a way into the visitor’s center and then within the visitor center we highlight different parts of our office and the programs we offer for our alumni, like our travel program or clubs.”The “alumni and friends” aspect of the Alumni Association is an important one, Sullivan said. Anyone, even if they are not directly connected to Notre Dame, is welcome at these events.“Our mission is really to connect people to each other for alumni and friends,” he said. “That’s an important part of who we are and what we do. So you don’t have to be a graduate to be part of the Notre Dame alumni clubs network. We have some clubs where the president of the club is not even an alum.”Saturdays feature less events from the Alumni Association, although they host a young alumni mimosa bar twice a year at larger games. If they are not hosting an event like the mimosa bar, the Alumni Association support the Notre Dame clubs around the country if they come back to campus for the games or host tailgates.For away games, the atmosphere and events are slightly different. The Notre Dame clubs from each particular area that the away game is at will take the lead and plan events instead of the Notre Dame Alumni Association directly running the events.“On Saturday the local folks host tailgaters, and we just try to help facilitate that for them, but they really take the lead and do the planning and those kinds of things,” Sullivan said. “So depending on where the game is and kind of how big the game is, there might be other events too.”Sullivan said the draw back to campus for international alumni, and other alumni living far away, is unique to Notre Dame, and the Alumni Association aims to make them feel back at home.“We just want people, no matter what, to know they can always come by the visitor center,” Sullivan said. “That’s their home on campus as alumni and friends of the University.”Tags: Alumni Association, eck visitors center, football friday, football fridays featurelast_img read more

Groves Police blotter & calls: Sept. 25–Oct. 1

first_img Next UpSept. 26An assault cause’s bodily injury was reported in the 4600 block of Twin City Highway.Sept. 27An informational report was processed.An Uhaul box truck caused damage to the overhang of a drive thru building and was reported in the 6200 block of 39th Street. The driver of the Uhaul left the scene.After a traffic stop in the 6100 block of Real Street a 27-year-old man was arrested for outstanding warrants.Sept. 28Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle was reported in the 5200 block of East Parkway Drive.A 39-year-old woman was arrested for outstanding warrants in the 6500 block of 25th Street after a traffic stop.After a disturbance call a 58-year-old woman was arrested for public intoxication in the 5300 block of Gulfway Drive.Two 20-year-old men were arrested for outstanding warrants in the 5500 block of Marion Avenue after a traffic stop. Oct. 1Assault-family violence was reported in the 6400 block of Plaza Avenue.An assault cause’s bodily injury-family violence was reported in the 4200 Main Avenue.Burglary of a multiple vehicles was reported in the 5500 block of West Washington.Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and theft of a Glock Model 21 semi auto pistol was reported in the 4200 block of Main Avenue. Sept. 29Dog running at large complaint was processed in the 5300 block of West Groves Circle.A criminal trespass warning was issued in the 5200 block of East Parkway in reference to unwanted subject on property.Unauthorized use of motor vehicle report was processed in the 2900 block of Ruby.Unknown actor(s) shattered a storm door and was reported in the 5100 block of Gulf.Sept. 30A 24-year-old man was arrested for outstanding warrants in the 4700 block of FM 366.Aggravated assault was reported in the 5600 block of West Washington after a call in reference to a subject with a gun.Burglary of vehicle was reported in the 5200 block of East Parkway.An accident involving damage report was processed.A 48-year-old man was arrested for outstanding warrants in the 3900 block of Pure Atlantic after a stop to check on the clerks and patrons.center_img Groves police responded to the following calls from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1Calls:Miscellaneous calls for service assistance — 127Offense reports filed — 27Motor vehicle accidents investigated — 3Sept. 25A 32-year-old woman was arresting for outstanding warrants.Threat in person was reported in the 6600 block of Verde.A 39-year-old woman was arrested for outstanding warrants at West Parkway and Terrell.last_img read more

Local Connections

first_imgChamber of CommerceUse the chambers’ online membership directories to connect with local businesses as you settle into your new community.Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce520 Fellowship Road, E502Mount Laurel, NJ 08054 856-439-2520www.bcrcc.com Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce1027 Hooper Ave., Building 1, Second Floor, Suite 5Toms River, NJ 08753 732-349-0220https://tomsriverchamber.com GovernmentOfficial state, county and city websites are valuable resources for newcomers because they provide information on the local government’s boards and committees, public safety organizations, community social services and other helpful agencies. They also give up-to-date information on municipal contacts, local events and recreational opportunities.For more information on your new home, visit: WRFF 104.5 (alternative): https://radio1045.iheart.com  NBC: www.nbcphiladelphia.com  Ocean County: www.co.ocean.nj.us  CBS: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com  Township of Pemberton: www.pemberton-twp.com  Township of Toms River: http://tomsrivertownship.com  Township of Evesham: www.evesham-nj.org  ABC: http://abc7ny.com  Burlington County: www.co.burlington.nj.us  WUSL 98.9 (hip hop): https://power99.iheart.com  Township of Moorestown: www.moorestown.nj.us  WIOQ 102.7 (top 40): https://q102.iheart.com  Asbury Park Press: www.app.com  Township of Lakewood: www.lakewoodnj.gov  Wrightstown: http://wrightstownborough.com  News and Social MediaGet a feel for your new community by tapping into its news and entertainment options online. From local news media or social media, you can get a better feel for the vibe of your new town from the comfort of your armchair at home.Newspapers Township of Jackson: www.jacksontwpnj.net  FOX: www.fox29.com  Radio stations PBS: https://whyy.org/tv  The Trentonian: www.trentonian.com  Township of Mount Holly: http://twp.mountholly.nj.us  WHYY 90.9 (public radio): https://whyy.org/radio-podcasts  Television stations State of New Jersey: www.nj.gov  TourismDrop in and learn the lay of the land from local experts.Central Jersey Convention & Visitors Bureau109 Church St.New Brunswick, NJ 08901 732-745-8090www.gocentraljersey.com Ocean County Tourism101 Hooper Ave.P.O. Box 2191Toms River, NJ 08754 732-929-2000www.oceancountytourism.com Visit New JerseyP.O. Box 300Trenton, NJ 08625 609-599-6540www.visitnj.orglast_img read more

Attorney general settles with Vermont car dealer over errors in sales transactions

first_imgThe Vermont Attorney Generalâ s Office entered into an Assurance of Discontinuance with Capitol City Automart, Inc; L&T Auto Group, LLC; L&T Auto, LLC; Littleton Auto Mart, Inc; Littleton Chevrolet Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Inc; Quality Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Inc; Quality Motors, Inc and Springfield Auto Mart, Inc, after the Attorney Generalâ s investigation revealed several instances in which advertised automobile sales prices were not honored. Pursuant to the agreement between the dealerships and the Attorney Generalâ s Office, refunds of the overcharges will be paid to consumers by May 5, 2012. In addition, Capitol City Automart, Inc, has paid $16,000 in penalties to the State.Vermont law requires that automobile dealers honor the advertised sales price for vehicles sold during the time an advertisement ran, regardless of whether the consumer is aware of the advertisement. â In fairness to both consumers and other dealers, all dealers must comply with our automobile advertising laws,’said Attorney General William H. Sorrell. â Consumers need to make sure they understand what the advertisement offers, and insist that they pay nothing more, except tax, registration, and title fees.âThe dealerships have agreed that their sales contract prices will not exceed their current advertised sales prices. They have also agreed to comply with Vermontâ s Consumer Fraud Rules regarding automobile advertising, inform all management and sales supervisors of the Rules’requirements, and make their advertising sales promotions and vehicle sales contracts available to the Attorney Generalâ s Office until 2014. Attorney General 5.1.2012last_img read more