UK to add 1.3 GW utility-scale solar in Q1 2015, says IHS

first_imgUK to add 1.3 GW utility-scale solar in Q1 2015, says IHSThe analysts expect the few months before the Renewable Obligation Certificates scheme ends will drive a bumper quarter for solar installations in the U.K. November 5, 2014 Ian Clover Installations Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share The first three months of next year will see record-breaking levels of utility-scale solar PV installations in the U.K. as developers rush to complete projects before April 1, 2015, according to IHS. From that date, ground-mount solar PV systems larger than 5 MW will no longer be eligible to receive subsidy under the Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROC) scheme, prompting a rush that will see as much as 1.3 GW of utility-scale solar added. Taking Q4 of this year and Q1 of 2015 combined, almost 1.8 GW of large-scale solar PV capacity will be added in the U.K. over these six months – a massive increase on an already-bumper year for U.K. solar. Although IHS has revised its forecast for 2014 down from 3.2 GW to 2.8 GW, that figure still represents the largest in Europe. However, this pre-ROC withdrawal rush is creating a bottleneck that will leave around one-in-five proposed solar developments disappointed. According to IHS, some 20% of the 6.2 GW of solar projects in the pipeline will not be permitted to proceed, largely because a number of local authorities in the U.K. have begun to refuse permit applications due to the current surge. After April 1 next year, large-scale solar PV installations will instead have to compete with onshore wind projects for a pot of the subsidy money allocated in the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, which critics argue is tilted in favor of alternative energy sources. Because of these predicted difficulties in obtaining subsidy for large-scale solar installations, IHS expects many developers to shift focus instead to sub-5 MW ground-mount projects – which will still be eligible for the ROCs – and commercial rooftop developments. Companies such as Lightsource Renewable Energy have already begun making large strides in the commercial rooftop sector, and the potential to offer new financing models to customers and building owners suggests that the U.K. solar industry can evolve satisfactorily along these lines. Whether U.K. solar will still lead Europe at the end of 2015 remains to be seen. 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Parlee Introduces SLi Road Bike Option for Electronic Shifting Groups

first_imgParlee has a new SLi frame that’s a Di2-only version of their SL full carbon road frame that removes all shifter cable stops and runs the electronic wires internally. It has a custom battery mount bonded to the carbon chainstay, which puts it out of the way and keeps the center of gravity low. Price is the same as the regular SL, $4,700, and includes a ENVE 1.0 fork, carbon seatpost clamp and carbon front derailleur clamp. Weight between the SL and SLi frames will be within 15-20g – it loses the weight of the cable stops but gains the battery mount.Lots of closeup detail pics and more info after the break, plus their new solution to running standard Shimano cranks on new PFBB30 frames! They used Shimano’s short battery mount attached to a mount bonded directly to the frame for a super clean look.The other difference is the SLi gets a PFBB30, where current models of the Z5 and SL have regular BB30 for now. When making the switch to PFBB30, they needed a solution for running Shimano’s standard cranks. Rather than rely on existing bearings with adapters, they developed a new alloy bearing cup that presses into the frame and fits standard Shimano cranks. What’s really cool is this piece will fit any PFBB30 frame and should be available aftermarket soon.The SLi is also available through their custom program, which uses non-standard lug and tube construction (as in, the lugs are wrapped together to allow custom angles and geometry), shown above and below and in the pic highlighting the PFBB30 adapter.They’ll probably be doing an “i” version of the Z5 in the future, especially as Ultegra Di2 comes around.last_img read more

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County Sells 1010 Central To LAPS Credit Union

first_imgThe Los Alamos Public Schools Credit Union is getting a new home – right next to the Los Alamos County Municipal Building.Los Alamos County Council unanimously approved the sale of 1010 Central Ave., a stretch of green space that runs along the parking lot in front of the Municipal Building, during its regular Tuesday night meeting.The sale price, according to agenda documents, is $360,950. The May 2019 appraisal estimated the market value was $390,000 but this was made before a lot line adjustment, which reduced the square footage and, therefore, the purchase price of the property was at the same value/square foot as appraisedThe building that will be constructed at this location will not only house the LAPS Credit Union but also the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation. The hope is to have the construction completed by the first or second quarter of next year, LAPS Credit Union CEO Matt Schmidt said.The new location will be a welcome change for the credit union, he said. Its current location inside the Pueblo Complex on Diamond Drive was never really intended for a financial institution.  “This does check a lot of boxes for us, for our members and for the community as well,” Schmidt said.The building will be 3,800 square feet. Schmidt said the credit union is working with a design/build firm, which specializes in banks and credit unions.Councilor Pete Sheehey asked what the plans were for the trees planted in this space. He wondered if the credit union would be amendable to salvaging as many as possible and if it couldn’t keep some trees, if the County could relocate them elsewhere.Schmidt said he has met with Los Alamos Landscaping and More Owner Craig Wehner and said if any of the trees can’t be salvage then an equal amount will be planted in school district sites.“We will be making as many concessions as we can to keep as many existing trees as possible,” he said.Several people spoke in support of the sale.LAPS Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus said he feels the sale will be good for the credit union and the LAPS Foundation.“I stand … in full support of this decision,” Steinhaus said. “I think it’s good for the credit union as well as the foundation. Both organizations provide a tremendous service to the schools. If you approve this, it would be a good decision for the schools as well as the community of Los Alamos.” Not everyone thought so.Los Alamos resident Greg White advocated against the sale, saying the credit union should pursue one of the vacant commercial buildings rather than paving over one of the few green spaces in Los Alamos.Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation Executive Director Patrick Sullivan disagreed. He pointed out that the park was never the intended use for this land. The credit union, on the other hand, is the perfect fit, he said.“They can fit on the property; they are a long-vested business in the community … I encourage you to vote for this,” Sullivan said.County Manager Harry Burgess reported that when the land was purchased for the Municipal Building, it was more than what was needed for the County building and therefore the then-seated Council directed him to explore options for transferring the remaining parcel to commercial use.  The County, he said, went through several solicitations but a sale was never achieved due to the challenges of adequate parking and delivery access associated with the site. The credit union, Burgess said, can operate within the existing parking.Schmidt commented that the credit union has a long history in Los Alamos. It opened in 1955 with just a dozen teachers. In fact, the credit union’s first location was in a school employee’s home. Today the credit union has 1,800 members and close to $20 million in assets, he said. The credit union supports LAPS athletics, music and academic endeavors such as the science fair. It also teaches a finance class and makes weekly visits to the schools. Furthermore, Schmidt said the credit union supports local organizations including the YMCA, Juvenile Justice Advisory Board and the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation. By KIRSTEN LASKEYLos Alamos Daily [email protected] The future site of Los Alamos Public  Schools Credit Union at 1010 Central Ave. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.comlast_img read more

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Sochi’s swallow starts to fly

first_imgRUSSIA: Trial running has started in Sochi with the first of 38 Lastochka EMUs being supplied by Siemens in time for the 2014 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games. The multiple-unit was due to be presented to RZD Vice-President Valentin Gapanovich and Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov by the head of Siemens Mobility Hans-Jörg Grundmann ahead of the 1520 Strategic Business Forum taking place at the Black Sea resort from May 30 to June 1.To date Siemens has delivered three of the five-car Desiro RUS sets to Russia. Two are being used for technical acceptance and EMC testing, while unit 002 has started driver training and commissioning trips between Sochi and Adler. Formal acceptance is anticipated in November, with the first trains entering revenue service by the end of this year.The EMUs are designed for dual-system operation. The existing main line between Sochi and Adler, which is currently being double-tracked, is electrified at 3 kV DC, as is the recently-opened 2·7 km branch from Adler to Sochi Airport. The 48 km line under construction from Adler to Krasnaya Polyana, which will serve the Olympic venues at Alpika-Servis, will be wired at 25 kV 50 Hz.Some Lastochkas will be used Kazan next year when that city hosts the World Student Games, and 38 sets are expected to be in traffic for the Olympic Winter Games in 2014. They will operate at 5 min headways at peak times, offering a capacity of 12 000 passengers/h. Following the games, some sets will be redeployed on airport express services around Moscow, whist others will be retained by the North Caucasus Railway for use around Sochi.The first of 16 locally-assembled sets being supplied by the Train Technologies joint venture of Siemens and Sinara is now expected to be delivered in the third quarter of 2014. RZD is planning to buy up to 1 200 vehicles in suburban and inter-regional configurations, with both five- and 10-car sets envisaged.last_img read more

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KitchenWise: This chicken salad is served in a hot dog bun

first_imgDELUXE BLT CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICHES WITH BASIL DRESSINGStart to finish: 1 hour 20 minutes (20 active)Servings: 61 to 1 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts (not thin sliced), about 3/4-inch thick6 cups chicken broth2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered if largeKosher salt6 ounces bacon3/4 cup mayonnaise1 1/2 cups packed fresh basil leaves2 teaspoons lemon zest and 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice6 hot dog buns2 tablespoons unsalted butter, meltedBaby romaine lettuce leaves for garnishIn a medium saucepan combine the chicken with the broth and heat the pan over medium heat until it registers 170 F. Remove the pan from the heat, cover the pan and let it stand 20 minutes. (Cut into the thickest part of the thickest chicken breast and if you see any pink reheat the chicken briefly.) Transfer the chicken to a bowl and let it cool. When cool, cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Strain the broth, cover and either chill or freeze it for future use.Meanwhile, sprinkle the tomatoes lightly with salt and let them stand for 15 minutes.In a large skillet cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes and transfer to paper towels to drain. When cool, crumble.In a food processor combine the mayonnaise, basil, lemon zest and juice and puree until smooth. Add a little water if the dressing is too thick to pour.Using a serrated knife, slice off and discard the side crusts of the hot dog buns. Brush the cut sides with the butter. In a large nonstick skillet toast the buttered sides of the hot dog buns over medium heat until they are golden brown.Using paper towels gently pat dry the tomatoes. In a large bowl combine the chicken, dressing, tomatoes and bacon; stir gently just until combined.To serve: Put a piece of lettuce inside each toasted bun and mound the chicken salad on top.Nutrition information per serving: 599 calories; 370 calories from fat; 41 g fat (11 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 111 mg cholesterol; 690 mg sodium; 25 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 31 g protein.EDITOR’S NOTE: Sara Moulton is host of public television’s “Sara’s Weeknight Meals.” She was executive chef at Gourmet magazine for nearly 25 years and spent a decade hosting several Food Network shows, including “Cooking Live.” Her latest cookbook is “HomeCooking 101.” This May 2017 photo shows BLT chicken salad with basil dressing sandwiches in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP) Chicken salad, that summertime classic, often suffers from Chewy Chicken Syndrome, a pitfall that requires a tightrope walk to avoid.You want to build the recipe around white meat chicken — the perfect foil for its mayonnaise-based sauce — but you don’t want to overcook it, an easy thing to do given white meat’s leanness. (And if you do happen to overcook it, you might as well kiss it goodbye. It’ll end up about as tender as a pencil eraser.)Accordingly, this recipe for Deluxe BLT Chicken Salad Sandwiches With Basil Dressing mimics the cooking process called sous vide to guarantee the chicken turns out tender. Without going into a lengthy explanation, let’s just say the premise of sous vide is to cook the item at a temperature no higher than the one at which you want it to end up. That way it can never be overcooked. In this case the outer limit for the internal temperature is 165 degrees, the heat at which you can be sure that any bacteria have been killed.Here the chicken is cooked in chicken broth, which deepens the flavor of both the chicken and the broth. You’ll start by heating the broth to 170 F, not 165 F, because the temperature drops quickly with all the chicken in there. Then cover the pan and pull it off the burner, allowing the chicken to cook gently in the lingering heat of the broth. (To make sure you don’t undercook it, cut into the thickest piece of chicken after it rests for 20 minutes and, if necessary, reheat it briefly to finish the process.)What puts this chicken salad over the top? Salting the tomatoes to remove excess water and make them more tomato-y and pureeing the basil leaves in a food processor to make them more basil-y. Lastly, we borrow one of the features that makes a New England lobster roll so magnificent — serving the chicken salad in a buttered, toasted hot dog bun.last_img read more

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Ferdinand has seen ‘ribs broken, noses busted’ and says Southgate is wrong

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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen 3 3 “Gareth would no doubt have seen worse many times during his time as a player and manager.“I just feel this could and should have been handled better to support the player & not hang him out to dry.”Sterling issued an apology in the early hours of Tuesday morning, insisting he had cleared the air with Gomez and everybody had moved on from the incident.According to The Times, Sterling was initially banished from England’s training ground and was in a car on his way home when he received a message from Gareth Southgate allowing him to rejoin the squad. Getty Images – Getty The duo had clashed during Liverpool’s 3-1 victory over Man City on Sunday and tensions boiled over when they met up for international duty less than 24 hours later.It is understood Sterling had to be pulled away by shocked England team-mates after confronting and squaring up to Gomez in a private team area at their training base.Southgate explained his decision and said it had been taken with the agreement of the entire England squad.However, Ferdinand, who won 81 caps for England, criticised Southgate for his handling of the incident in a lengthy post on Facebook and questioned why the matter was not dealt with internally. Sterling has been routinely praised for not only his performances on the pitch, but his conduct away from it and the manner in which he has addressed issues such as racism.Now, Ferdinand feels Sterling has been hung out to dry and open to ‘keyboard haters’.“Now Raheem is left to defend himself from all of the haters that had their keyboards turned off due to him becoming a very worthy ambassador for the English game, and rightly so,” Ferdinand added.“If this was a terrible incident then I would be all for public shaming and discipline. But for this ‘throat grab’ that we are TOLD it’s for I can’t understand it. LIVE on talkSPORT Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this weekScunthorpe vs Sunderland (Tuesday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Southend vs AFC Wimbledon (Wednesday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2England vs Montenegro (Thursday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORTCoventry vs Rochdale (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Azerbaijan vs Wales (Saturday, 5pm) – talkSPORT 2Tranmere vs Wycombe (Sunday, 12pm) – talkSPORT 2Kosovo vs England (Sunday, 5pm) – talkSPORT Getty center_img 3 Rio Ferdinand feels Southgate handled the situation poorly “Gareth has handled being England manager brilliantly – up to this point,” he wrote. “However, I feel this incident could have been handled better.“Keep it behind closed doors & deal with it internally surely?! Come international week, it’s meet up time between Sterling and Gomez. Sterling was still upset with Gomez about the result on Sunday and their little pushing/words said during the game.“So he has obviously gone into the England camp heated and gone for Gomez, in doing so grabbed Gomez by the throat. Obviously as a manager I’m sure having a harmonious squad is the best scenario – handshakes and hugs on sight, not confrontations. But let’s be honest now this kind of stuff isn’t uncommon in squads full of testosterone.“In the various squads I have been a part of I have seen players get punched in the face, ribs broken, nose busted, head kicked like a football…..a throat grab was the equivalent of the intricate handshake embraces that are all too familiar today!” Facebook | @RioFerdinandOfficial Ferdinand, in a lengthy post, believes England manager Southgate has handled the situation badly Sterling and Gomez clashed during Sunday’s match and the former attempted to renew the bust-up on Monday Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes England manager Gareth Southgate has handled the Raheem Sterling – Joe Gomez incident poorly.Sterling, the Man City star, has been dropped by Southgate for the Three Lions’ next fixture against Montenegro in a Euro 2020 qualifier on Thursday, LIVE on talkSPORT, after an altercation with the Liverpool defender at St George’s Park on Monday. Michael Gray says keeping Raheem Sterling with the England squad if he won’t play is wrongGomez is understood to have accepted an attempt by Sterling to put the incident behind them, but former Sunderland defender Micky Gray believes the Man City star should have been sent home.“If you’re going to punish him then you don’t play him Thursday or Sunday,” he told talkSPORT. “You should send him home so he’s not part of the squad.“Then he’s got four or five days to himself to think, ‘what did I say, should I have done that, was it the wrong approach, what will Gareth Southgate think of me, what will the rest of my team-mates think of me?’ All those things go through your mind.”last_img read more

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Web 2.0 Sampler

first_imgTags:#Lists#web Related Posts Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting richard macmanus A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai…center_img 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… – There are 1.12 million feeds in Bloglines that “matter”, says Ask Jeeves Blog (meaning at least 1 person subscribes to it. nb: SEW and Niallboth point out that some blogs have multiple feeds)– Feedburner beginsto expand into “major media accounts and global relationships” (fulfilling all thehype I lavished onto them in my Best Web 2.0 Companies of 2004post last year)– Comparing tech companies to countries (check out the comments – there are some funnycomparisons. e.g. “delicious is Chechnya: Comprehensible only to those inside.”)– Profile of Bokee,China’s top blogging network (they’re planning a “virtual currency”, a la Korea’sCyworld, which will enable Bokee bloggers to charge their readers)– Study finds usabilityissue with blogs (if you’re a blog consultant, thePDF report is well worth pondering)– TonyGentile tells us to expect continued integration in Yahoo’s network (yes the socialnetworking, aggregation, RSS, media, etc pieces are all coming together quite nicely forYahoo)– PaidContent.org onYahoo’s Silicon Valley and Hollywood goings-on (see also WSJ.com and OmMalik)– Greasemonkeyhas a serious security flaw (Mark Pilgrim sounded the warning and the Greasemonkeyblog has details)– Slashdotcommunity debates the future of Firefox (as one commenter said, “I want to know howfirefox devs plan to address security concerns with the browsers.”)– Backing up yourGmail account (use pop3 or the auto-forward feature)nb: The photo of the dog and its long tail is from Anil Dash’s Flickr photostream.last_img read more

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Man City racks up record 15th straight league win

first_imgThe Fatted Calf and Ayutthaya: New restos worth the drive to Tagaytay Wayne Rooney scored Everton’s goal in a 1-0 win at Newcastle as the Merseyside club continued its resurgence under new manager Sam Allardyce, with the team winning three of his four matches in charge.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘A complete lie:’ Drilon refutes ‘blabbermouth’ Salo’s claims NO CITY HANGOVERThree days after beating Manchester United, there was no derby hangover from City.This was one of City’s most dominant displays yet, highlighting the gulf between the league’s first and last teams.“At times it was horrible, seeing my side trying but suffering for long periods,” Swansea manager Paul Clement said. “It was hard to watch at times because they were so dominant. For me, one of the best sides I’ve ever come across.”ADVERTISEMENT Aurier appeared to be aiming for a teammate in the area when he sent the ball over from the right wing. It ended up finding the top corner of the net.Son’s 87th-minute goal came when his header from Christian Eriksen’s cross flew in off Brighton midfielder Davy Propper.BLANKS FOR LIVERPOOL, ARSENALLiverpool and Arsenal were held to draws for the second time in four days to drop further behind the Premier League’s pace-setters.Liverpool had a late goal disallowed against West Brom, with Dominic Solanke ruled to have touched the ball with his hand after chesting down a cross from fellow substitute Joe Gomez.The Reds were fourth heading into the midweek round of games but have dropped to fifth place, a point clear of an Arsenal team that is now winless in three games.Arsene Wenger’s side dominated for long spells against West Ham at the Olympic Stadium but nearly ended up losing after Javier Hernandez hit the crossbar with a shot in the last minute.Arsenal is seventh in the standings.WINS FOR LEICESTER, EVERTONLeicester manager Claude Puel enjoyed his return to Southampton, where he was fired in the offseason, as his new team won 4-1 thanks to goals by Shinji Okazaki (2), Riyad Mahrez and Andy King. After 30 years, Johnlu Koa still doing ‘hard-to-make’ quality breads Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games David Silva ran the game from midfield and scored a goal in each half at Liberty Stadium, with City manager Pep Guardiola describing the Spain playmaker as an “animal.”“We cannot disguise his quality but in the past he didn’t score too much goals,” Guardiola said. “He’s sharp, he’s in an amazing condition.”Silva’s second goal — City’s third — was the highlight after he swapped passes with Raheem Sterling before chipping the goalkeeper.UNITED BOUNCES BACKRomelu Lukaku ended a four-game run without scoring in the league to help United bounce back from the damaging loss to City on Sunday.It was timely for the striker, who was at fault for both of City’s goals in the derby before squandering a close-range chance late on.Lukaku headed in the only goal after 25 minutes on a night of heavy rain and sleet at Old Trafford. Substitute Marcus Rashford later hit the bar but United needed goalkeeper David de Gea to make a string of fine saves to preserve the lead.LUCKY GOALTottenham will be the next team to try to end Man City’s unbeaten start to the season, and heads into Saturday’s game at Etihad Stadium on the back of two straight wins.After thrashing Stoke 5-1, Spurs got past Brighton thanks to a lucky 40th-minute goal by Serge Aurier and Son Heung-min’s sixth goal in seven starts. MOST READ MRT 7 on track for partial opening in 2021 LATEST STORIEScenter_img Manchester City’s David Silva, centre, scores his side’s first goal of the game against Swansea City, during their English Premier League soccer match at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, England, Wednesday Dec. 13, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)Another win, another record for rampant Premier League leader Manchester City.And this one might be the most impressive of the lot.ADVERTISEMENT By beating Swansea 4-0 on Wednesday, City racked up its 15th straight victory — a feat never achieved in the 129-year history of England’s top division.Second-place Manchester United also won, beating Bournemouth 1-0 through Romelu Lukaku’s goal to keep the gap at the top to 11 points, but chasing down its cross-town rival looks to be a forlorn hope at this rate.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingCity is unbeaten after 17 games and has now scored 52 goals, the latest coming at Liberty Stadium through David Silva (2), Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero against last-place Swansea.With Liverpool held 0-0 at home by West Bromwich Albion for a second straight draw at Anfield, Tottenham climbed back into fourth place — the final Champions League qualifying spot — thanks to a 2-0 win over Brighton. 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