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The proposed Rampion Wind Farm is without doubt a massive and exciting project and of particular interest to all Nsure staff as the vast array of offshore wind turbines will be quite visible from the windows of the Nsure office in Worthing, should it be built.

 

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The heavy horses have been back on Gigha in recent times, working the land like they had done in years past. Neil McPhail and Michael Mayberry of Skernish were at the site of Gigha 's new wind 330kw turbine, carrying out re-instatement works on 3km of 11kV underground cables that were laid in January 2013. Whilst the bulk of the work had been carried out by tractor, the final stages were left in the capable hands of Tommy and Poacher – the award winning Skernish Clydesdales.


Gigha Green Power Limited (GGPL) is a community-owned company that are installing a 4th turbine on Gigha, providing more income to the island for all its future projects such as it Housing Improvement Project.

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Nsure are delighted to congratulate their client Evance Wind Turbines Ltd in respect of the commissioning of three R9000 small wind turbines at Scottish Water's water treatment works on the island of Stronsay in Orkney.


Due to the grid connection limitation Evance has installed the R9000 Grid+ system, so enabling the maximum energy from each 5kW turbine to be captured and used, while only allowing 3.68kW to be connected to the grid, so complying with the requirements of G83.

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Nsure Renewables client, Cleanwind Ltd, formed in 2009 to meet the demand for experienced technicians in the wind industry, has experienced significant growth.

Amongst many other services, Cleanwind currently provide blade cleaning teams throughout the UK and Southern Ireland to tackle the on-going issue of dirty blades, nacelle's and tower sections. Their cleaning practices ensure that all damage concealed behind years of operational dirt, grease and algae growth is disclosed and reported back to clients.
"We work hard to ensure we use cleaning agents which best suit the environment, using the most environmentally friendly products available. We also work closely with our suppliers, who provide us with specifically designed washing units to meet our operational needs" explains co-owner, Paul Quinn.

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Nsure are pleased to announce that they have agreed a bespoke liability insurance policy wording with Zurich Energy for their renewable energy insurance book of business.

 

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Pentland Road Wind Farm (Pentland) on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, has been in construction since early Spring 2012. Nsure Renewables, specialist insurance brokers for the renewable energy industry, arranged all insurances for the £27 million project in conjunction with financing from the Co-Operative Bank, and, as with every wind farm has proved to be demanding in more ways than one.

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As wind energy capacity in the UK continues to grow, days with a lack of wind can have a significant impact on industry and the financial performance of individual companies.

Nsure Renewables, specialist insurance brokers to the renewable energy industry, have looked to the Met Office to use its expertise as a world leading provider of weather and climate services to help companies manage the impacts of low wind.

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Britain's windfarms broke a new record on Friday 14th September 2012 by providing over four gigawatts of power to the National Grid – enough to light and heat more than 3m British homes.


It beats a previous high of 3.8GW set in May and comes as a further 4GW of wind turbines are being installed, half on land and half offshore.

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Renewable energy is energy which comes from natural resources, which are renewable. There are five main forms of renewable energy: solar, wind, water, biofuel and geothermal (heat from the earth)

It is could be properly harnessed, enough sunlight falls on the earth in just one hour to meet world energy demands for a whole year!

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