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From Oxfordshire lab to the North Sea: next-generation wind turbine foundations are being deployed at Borkum Riffgrund 2

The Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm, for which construction has begun in the German North Sea, will have 56 8MW turbines, including 20 next-generation …

Decarbonising heat: April event in Glasgow to discuss the challenges and opportunities

Solutions for heating the homes and businesses of the future will be under the microscope at Scottish Renewables’ Low-Carbon Heat Conference in Glasgow on …

Veolia launches new range of energy efficiency services to reduce costs and cut carbon

Resource management company Veolia has launched (26 March) a new range of energy efficiency and monitoring services which are designed to help organisations …

Heat-from-wastewater joint venture reveals leisure centre heating project

In the first project to be delivered by a new joint venture between Scottish Water Horizons and SHARC Energy Systems and one of the first of its kind in the …

Trade group secures better grid access for solar on commercial businesses and housing developments in Scotland

Small and medium sized solar installations up to 200kW in size will find it easier to connect to Scottish Power Energy Networks grid in Scotland as of 1 April …

Decarbonising Britain: why are we so cool on heat? (Plus a few words about geo-exchange technology)

Kevin Stickney, Managing Director of Erda Energy – a company supplying clean energy technologies and solutions to firms – asks why we’re lagging …

Report makes case for keeping UK’s onshore wind turbines going as they approach end-of-life

A new report suggests repowering onshore wind farms could "cut carbon, reduce bills and support local communities" …

April event in Berlin to discuss EV charging infrastructure conundrum

Franco Gonzalez, Principal Analyst at IDTechEx discusses some of the themes to be dealt with at the firm's forthcoming event …

Energy efficiency in shipping: New video outlines work of UN agency

All industries are looking to becoming cleaner, greener and more energy efficient – and shipping is no exception. Improved energy efficiency means less fuel …

A lightbulb moment?

Diesel-based non-road mobile machinery is a significant contributor to air pollution, Prolectric makes the case for its replacement …

New guidance for solar car parks published

A new guide by BRE National Solar Centre and FlexiSolar looks at the best way to deliver multifunctional solar car parks …

Solar suitable for sports halls, says study

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has studied the energy consumption of indoor swimming pools and practice indoor ice rinks, and their use of solar …

Managing and maintaining hydro-electric plants

By tapping into gravity and the water cycle, humans have long taken advantage of one of Earth’s most efficient and naturally occurring energy sources, water. …

Motherships, robots and 40-rotor turbines – how offshore wind could look by 2050

A portrait of the future of offshore wind has been offered by ORE Catapult, an innovation centre for offshore renewable energy set up by the UK government in …

Firm wins contract to provide control centre for Mexican wind farm

Ingeteam, an independent global supplier of electrical conversion and turbine control equipment, announced on 26 February that it has been awarded a …

Waste-to-energy technology firm using social media to electrify remote villages in India

Southampton-based SEaB Energy has launched a crowdfunding campaign that aims to bring, for the first time, a reliable source of electricity and water to a …

HS2 awarded first BREEAM Infrastructure certificate

HS2 has become the UK’s first infrastructure project to be awarded a BREEAM Infrastructure (pilot) Scheme Certificate for its sustainability strategy on …

“Cleaner construction practices are vital to tackle toxic air,” urges former Deputy Mayor of London at construction show

Former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment Matthew Pencharz has spoken at the 2018 Executive Hire Show (EHS) (Coventry, 7-8 February) about the need for …

Solar power expansion and energy efficiency drive announced by Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) has announced a £4.5 million programme of refurbishment in buildings and bus stations …

Anaerobic digestion trade group labels Environment Agency charges hike ‘unjustified’

Consultation proposes large charge increases in England with short implementation period …

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