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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

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Harsh winters trigger increase in insulation installation


The harsh winters suffered in the UK over the past few years have triggered an upsurge in the numbers of households fitting insulation in their homes according to the Energy Saving Trust

Less than a third of Moray households claim free insulation

The full force of a Scottish winter is not far away and yet only 29% of the population of Moray have claimed free insulation to which they are entitled

Monday, 3 December 2012

Disabled teenager hospitalised after heating breakdown


A severely disabled teenager has been admitted to intensive care after a central heating breakdown. The family’s heating system failed to work despite several visits by engineers.

Hive Energy to build 9 new solar farms across the UK before April 2013


The company also has plans for a further 108MW of capacity to be developed beyond April 2013

Daikin receives accreditation for new range of air-to-water heat pumps


Daikin’s new generation of Altherma Low Temperature (LT) Split air-to-water heat pumps have been awarded full accreditation from the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS)

New biomass boiler from PelHeat


Pelheat’s new custom mdade biomass boiler cosy’s are designed to reduce heat loss and fuel consumption and is suitable for biomass or wood pellet, chip, log or straw bale boilers