Wednesday, June 23, 2021

“Biomethane the key option to decarbonise heavy vehicles immediately” says trade body in new...

In early June, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) launched a Policy Briefing report that it says demonstrates the crucial role biomethane could...

Aviation milestone as first commercial flight takes off using fuel derived from wood chips

Flight from Tokyo to Sapporo uses sustainable aviation fuel derived from gasified wood-chips The UK-based sustainable fuels technology firm Velocys has announced that sustainable aviation...

World-first trial paves the way for new renewable energy market

Innovative trials on the South East’s electricity network have seemingly set the foundations for a world-first short-term market for renewable energy sources. Power...

UK solar industry set to double in size by 2030, but needs to treble...

UK industry body sets out plan for government ambition to align with Climate Change Committee recommendations 40GW of solar capacity could deliver 13,000...

Offshore robotics research hub secures £2.5m of funding from UKRI

Using robots to make offshore infrastructure inspection and repair safer is seemingly moving a step closer following the injection of £2.5 million of further...

Norfolk town’s gas supply set to go green

Development works at an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Norfolk will see Attleborough town become one of the first in the UK to be...

Group signals new era for wind energy as urgency builds towards COP26 in Glasgow

Countries around the world need to urgently scale up deployment of wind power in order to address the climate emergency, insists the Global Wind...

Academic group launches nuclear energy for net zero roadmap

Nuclear experts at The University of Manchester have developed a roadmap which they say details the eight key actions required to assess the role...

New research: Turning on the heat from Scotland’s rivers

Independent research published on 20 May by the charitable group greenspace scotland appears to reveal how the rivers flowing through the country's towns and...

Cowpat crypto: A sustainable earner?

A firm supplying equipment for crypto mining to renewable generators in the farming sector says it has taken £5 million in sales bookings so...

Demise of King Coal causes turmoil in Germany

The planned timeline for ending coal power generation in Germany could cause the country significant challenges as it battles to meet future electricity demand. That’s...

How energy storage can unlock the potential of renewables

By storing energy we can address the challenge of guaranteeing flexible and reliable supply from weather-dependant energy sources, writes VINCI Energies – cutting bills,...

With 25% of Europe’s greenhouse emissions coming from buildings, scientists suggest fundamental policy changes

To live up to their climate pledge under the Paris agreement, EU lawmakers must ensure all 250 million existing as well as all new...

Water industry event discusses opportunity for hydrogen

Green hydrogen - and how the water sector can engage with this ‘green, clean fuel source’ - was the focus of a recent webinar...

New report highlights potential of mine energy in achieving UK net zero target

A new white paper published by the Mine Energy Taskforce and Local Energy Hub network has called for greater support for mine energy as...

Oil and gas firms committed to radical reinvention expect dramatically greater growth, says report

Report identifies best practices for reinvention and notes that industry leaders expect transformative impact from cloud and a boost in value from low-carbon businesses The...
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Sponsored content: CHP support halves bills

Gas engine support specialist Gen-C has helped on-farm AD operator Springvale Energies break free from a monthly CHP service contract.
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AD a key player in GHG mitigation, says report from biogas trade group

Anaerobic digestion (AD) could help cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 10% by 2030, reveals a report recently published by the World Biogas Association (WBA).
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Sponsored content: Sustainable heat exchanger recycling

Alfa Laval – an expert in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling - in partnership with Stena Recycling, is to launch a ground-breaking business model for sustainable and environmentally efficient recycling of heat exchangers, enabling up to 100 percent metal regeneration.

How to get salt out of water: Make it self-eject

Crystallizing salts can grow 'legs,' then tip over and fall away, potentially helping to prevent fouling of metal surfaces, researchers say About a quarter of...