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Weston Super Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom
Hello and welcome to my blog. My name is Robin Whitlock. I am a freelance journalist with a special interest in environmental issues and renewable energy. I have numerous published articles to my credit and write regularly for a number of renewable energy websites. I am also a writer for Renewable Energy Magazine and a sub-editor for Renewable Energy Focus. I am currently based in Bristol, UK. Besides renewable energy and green issues I have a wide variety of other interests which includes World War 2, mythology and folklore, gardening, railways and lots more besides. You can also reach me on either of my two email addresses, which are: robinwhitlock66@hotmail.com and robinwhitlock1966@gmail.com Thanks!

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Hire Me!! - Freelance Journalist specializing in environmental issues and renewable energy
Writer for Renewable Energy Magazine
Sub-editor for Renewable Energy Focus
Contributor to Holmes Digital Media websites (Solar Guide, Renewables Guide, Boiler Guide, Builder Guide)
Contributor to Cleversolar blog and Find Energy Savings
Published in numerous national magazines
See below for writing samples

Monday, 29 October 2012

GL RC certifies Chinese wind turbine gearbox design

http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/article/gl-rc-certifies-windturbine-gearbox-design-by-20121029-1


On October 18, GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) presented a Statement of Compliance to Chongqing Wangjiang Industrial Co., Ltd (CQWJ) after completing the A-Design Assessment of a new model of its 2-MW wind turbine gearbox.

GL RC opens new UK office

http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/article/gl-renewables-certification-gl-rc-opens-new-20121029

The company has opened its fifth international office in Glasgow which will deal with type and component certification for clients in the UK and Ireland.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Liverpool chef killed by faulty gas boiler

http://www.boilerguide.co.uk/liverpool-chef-28-killed-by-faulty-gas-boiler


A 28-year old chef from Merseyside, working in Germany, has been killed by a faulty boiler according to a recent inquest into his death.

Big Energy Saving Week

http://www.builderguide.co.uk/save-energy-with-big-energy-saving-week


It’s Big Energy Saving Week this week, which is all about informing people how they can cut their energy bills and make energy more affordable. Throughout the week there are events happening all around the country meanwhile here are some tips to help you achieve the best deals, better insulate your home and save energy.

New figures show green energy cuts carbon

http://www.renewablesguide.co.uk/new-figures-show-green-energy-cuts-carbon-emissions


Electricity from renewable energy projects has displaced over eight million tonnes of carbon emissions according to recently released figures.

Monday, 22 October 2012

Five more companies join solar damages claim

http://www.solarguide.co.uk/five-more-solar-companies-claim-damages-for-solar-fiasco


More companies have announced they will requesting payment of damages from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) for the ‘unlawful and unfair’ cuts to Feed-in Tariffs last year.