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by Mark
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 8327
Views: 259871

Re: New coronavirus in/from China

Have a read of this: https://twitter.com/chrischirp/status/1382316137225027595?s=19 And India isn't on UK red list! Could the Indian 'double mutant' coronavirus derail Britain's roadmap out of lockdown ? https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9480883/Britains-roadmap-coronavirus-lockdown-derailed...
by Mark
Sat Apr 17, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 8327
Views: 259871

Re: New coronavirus in/from China

Have a read of this: https://twitter.com/chrischirp/status/1382316137225027595?s=19 And India isn't on UK red list! Could the Indian 'double mutant' coronavirus derail Britain's roadmap out of lockdown ? https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9480883/Britains-roadmap-coronavirus-lockdown-derailed...
by Mark
Thu Apr 15, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 8327
Views: 259871

Re: New coronavirus in/from China

And rather O/T but to illustrate the point about regulations and restrictions, did you know that the MOT testing and examination of road vehicles was meant to be a SHORT TERM measure ! Introduced shortly after the war to get all the "old and bodged pre-war bangers of the roads" Support th...
by Mark
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 8327
Views: 259871

Re: New coronavirus in/from China

Larger cluster of SA variant now in London. Expect numbers to rise rapidly now that shops pubs and gyms are open. We are going to find out if the AZ vaccine protects the old the hard way. The Department of Health reported 44 confirmed cases of the SA variant yesterday - predominantly in Wandsworth ...
by Mark
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Other Alternatives
Topic: Cruachan Hydroelectric Power Station removes F-gas
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Re: Cruachan Hydroelectric Power Station removes F-gas

Black Start – Restarting The Grid From Scratch: https://www.theblackoutreport.co.uk/2019/07/04/black-start/ Distributed ReStart Project: https://www.nationalgrideso.com/future-energy/projects/distributed-restart Distributed ReStart is a world-first initiative. The project explores how distributed en...
by Mark
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Electrical, Theory and Practice
Topic: PowerTheft
Replies: 27
Views: 5487

Re: PowerTheft

by Mark
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: Other Alternatives
Topic: Cruachan Hydroelectric Power Station removes F-gas
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Re: Cruachan Hydroelectric Power Station removes F-gas

Not great by Nike, but still tiny usage in comparison with the amount used by Power & Energy companies....
https://www.grandviewresearch.com/indus ... sf6-market
by Mark
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Other Alternatives
Topic: Cruachan Hydroelectric Power Station removes F-gas
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Cruachan Hydroelectric Power Station removes F-gas

Siemens helps Cruachan Hydroelectric Power Station remove F-gas switchgear and replace with clean air technology: https://news.siemens.co.uk/news/siemens-helps-cruachan-hydroelectric-power-station-remove-f-gas-switchgear-and-replace-with-clean-air-technology?spr_cid=120_924&spr_apid=0 Siemens ha...
by Mark
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Living in the Future
Topic: Yorkshire Water's new 'starter farm' initiative
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Re: Yorkshire Water's new 'starter farm' initiative

Another potential farming opportunity....

Here's a chance to buy into Kindling Farm and invest in the future of food & farming:
Community Shares Offer now live: https://www.ethex.org.uk/invest/kindling-farm

The Kindling Trust:
https://kindling.org.uk/Farm
by Mark
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 8327
Views: 259871

Re: New coronavirus in/from China

LJ remains a member, so far as I can see, but has not contributed since he said "close this account now" or some similar remark. I could delete the account but would not do this without the agreement of at least one other admin. LJ will be monitoring postings here, you can be sure. As obn...
by Mark
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New coronavirus in/from China
Replies: 8327
Views: 259871

Re: New coronavirus in/from China

I read from somewhere on the internet that the Brazilian variant attacks young people with a bit more vigour than the original virus. Common variants The UK variant of coronavirus is called B.1.1.7. or B117. It was first discovered in Kent in September 2020 and was linked to a sharp increase in cas...
by Mark
Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: Wave & Tidal Power
Topic: Plans for world's first tidal power plant
Replies: 65
Views: 67849

Re: Plans for world's first tidal power plant

Seems like the engineering is moving on too ? https://www.building.co.uk/comment/why-arent-tidal-energy-infrastructure-projects-on-the-horizon/5111046.article https://www.newcivilengineer.com/latest/why-tidal-energy-must-rise-up-the-agenda-now-15-03-2021/ Current thinking is that the future of tidal...
by Mark
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: News
Topic: Ukraine Watch...
Replies: 452
Views: 91466

Re: Ukraine Watch...

Quiz for the boys and girls. Which is the only country in the world to have given up its nuclear weapons and subsequently been invaded? Interesting question - Belarus & Kazakhstan are the only others to have given them up ? All these weapons technically belonged to the USSR/CIS.... Suspect that...
by Mark
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Wave & Tidal Power
Topic: Plans for world's first tidal power plant
Replies: 65
Views: 67849

Re: Plans for world's first tidal power plant

I wonder if this means that the project will actualy be built ? Or is this simply the go-ahead for another round of studies, consultations, enquiries and nimbyfests in general. This project or something very similar has been "approved" or "going ahead" for at least seven years. ...
by Mark
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Wave & Tidal Power
Topic: Plans for world's first tidal power plant
Replies: 65
Views: 67849

Re: Plans for world's first tidal power plant

Tidal lagoon plans revived by Welsh Government: https://www.constructionnews.co.uk/civils/tidal-lagoon-plans-revived-by-welsh-government-25-03-2021/? The Welsh Government is exploring options to revive plans for a tidal lagoon energy project. It has advertised a market engagement exercise to underst...