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Daily Web Wander: 27th August 2010

Posted in Daily Web Wander by thomthumb84 on August 27, 2010
Modern wind energy plant in rural scenery.

Image via Wikipedia

Feed-in programs: Spent my morning frantically trying to find information on renewable energy feed-in policies for an article so thought I would whack some sites down I was looking at:

http://www.businessgreen.com/business-green/news/2266237/italy-set-phase-solar-incentive

http://www.businessgreen.com/business-green/news/2257741/germany-italy-hint-delays-feed

http://blogs.worldwatch.org/feed-in-tariffs-boost-renewables-in-italy-elsewhere/

http://www.businessgreen.com/business-green/news/2257741/germany-italy-hint-delays-feed

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE60K5XI20100121

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grid_parity

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feed-in_tariff#Spain

http://www.euractiv.com/en/energy/eu-renewable-energy-policy-linksdossier-188269

http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/3245/wind-power-in-romania-/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_power_in_Spain#Photovoltaics

http://blogs.ft.com/energy-source/2010/07/06/spain-wants-it-both-ways-on-energy-like-everyone-else/

‘Ground Zero mosque’? The reality is less provocative – Brilliant article by Charlie Brooker: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/aug/23/charlie-brooker-ground-zero-mosque

In Mongolia, the Horse-Headed Fiddle Rides Again – “While some efforts to resuscitate traditional Mongolian culture have foundered, the broad revival of the morin khuur, or “horse-headed fiddle,” has brought an ancient sound back into the mainstream”: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/26/arts/26iht-melvin.html

Mum’s Miracle Cuddle Brings Baby Back To Life – My favourite article of the day. It made me a little bit sad, then very happy: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/5/20100827/twl-mum-s-miracle-cuddle-brings-baby-bac-3fd0ae9.html

Chapman brothers colouring competition: the winners – Results of a contest for kids aged 6-13 to colour in a Chapman brothers’ drawing. I like the one that says ‘I think things in my head but i don’t always want to draw them.’ Freaky kiddy: http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/gallery/2010/aug/26/chapman-brothers-colouring-competition-winners#/?picture=366146277&index=0

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