Upcoming Events

Mayo | Sci-Tech

no events match your query!

New Events

Mayo

no events posted in last week

User Preferences

  • Language - en | ga
  • text size >>
  • make this your indymedia front page make this your indymedia front page

Blog Feeds

forward

Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link This Weekend I?ll Mostly Be Listening to? The High Llama?s ? Gideon Gaye 03:52 Sat Oct 25, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Green Day 22:09 Fri Oct 24, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link From 2005 advice to Sinn Fein from the SWP 20:12 Fri Oct 24, 2014 | irishelectionliterature

offsite link It?s all a game ? eh? 16:53 Fri Oct 24, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Water charges? ?Too ambitious?, they say? And those changes being contemplated? Too little too late? 10:20 Fri Oct 24, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

Cedar Lounge >>

Dublin Opinion
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting

offsite link Irish Labour Movement 1889-1924: Lecture Six - Syndicalism in Ireland 09:02 Fri Oct 24, 2014

offsite link Global Finance, Money & Power: Lecture Seven - Bonds and Money Markets 08:26 Thu Oct 23, 2014

offsite link Irish Labour movement 1889-1924: Lecture Five - 1913 Lockout 09:47 Fri Oct 17, 2014

offsite link Global Finance, Money and Power: Lecture Six - Tax Havens 07:09 Thu Oct 16, 2014

offsite link Irish Labour Movement 1889-1924: Tutorial - Erin?s hope & Class in Ireland 13:44 Mon Oct 13, 2014

Dublin Opinion >>

Irish Left Review
Joined up thinking for the Irish Left

offsite link That Day has Come Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:45 | Anne Irwin

offsite link The Changing Pattern of Foreign Investment in China Wed Oct 22, 2014 13:36 | John Ross

offsite link Welcome to the New Tax Avoidance Scheme, Same as the Old Tax Avoidance Scheme Mon Oct 20, 2014 16:26 | Michael Taft

offsite link Revealed: EU science chief promised to be ?flexible? towards Israel?s war crimes Thu Oct 16, 2014 15:21 | David Cronin

offsite link Austerity is Over? Now Back to the Real World Wed Oct 15, 2014 17:21 | Michael Taft

Irish Left Review >>

NAMA Wine Lake

offsite link Farewell from NWL Sun May 19, 2013 14:00 | namawinelake

offsite link Happy 70th Birthday, Michael Sun May 19, 2013 14:00 | namawinelake

offsite link Of the Week? Sat May 18, 2013 00:02 | namawinelake

offsite link Noonan denies IBRC legal fees loan approval to Paddy McKillen was in breach of E... Fri May 17, 2013 14:23 | namawinelake

offsite link Gayle Killilea Dunne asks to be added as notice party in Sean Dunne?s bankruptcy Fri May 17, 2013 12:30 | namawinelake

NAMA Wine Lake >>

Mayo - Event Notice
Saturday February 15 2014
10:00 AM

DIY Energy Weekend

category mayo | sci-tech | event notice author Wednesday January 08, 2014 22:08author by E - Rotorauthor email hellorotor at live dot comauthor address Pollathomais, Erris, Mayoauthor phone 0873635729 Report this post to the editors

A weekend of working on DIY wind turbines and solar panels

15th & 16th February 2014, Pollathomais, Erris, Co. Mayo

diyenergycourse_feb14.jpg

The weekend includes:
- Introduction to off-grid systems
- Maintenance on 4.2m wind turbine - (Hugh Piggott design)
- Carving blades for 1.2m wind turbine - (Hugh Piggott design)
- Making DIY solar panels

Cost: 35 (waged) or 25 (unwaged) - includes lunch on both days


For booking email: hellorotor@live.com or phone 0873635729

Related Link: http://www.indymedia.ie/article/102371
author by ruapublication date Sun Jan 12, 2014 17:18Report this post to the editors

Fantastic idea,to get people self sufficient and off the grid...The government have made us dependant on them.

If we strive to be independant the government will worry and will have no use they will be rendered obsolete if we all decide to go this way.
They will worry they will be left behind so will introduce a ''green tax'' so we will yet again be dependant on them for provisions..

Watch out they havent taxed the sun yet they havent found a way to tax wind but they probably will end up doing that if we remain complacent , complaint and take it up the a-hole.

The time has come for us to get up off our asses and get out and protest en masse if the government introduce yet another tax.

I heard about a lot of people getting into this chipping in money together for a well to get off the water grid and so on,if we did this with wind turbines and water and had some solar panels that would mean we no longer have to pay esb or water tax..

 
© 2001-2014 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy