Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Pre-eminent projects crowned at Scottish Green Energy Awards

More than 1,000 people returned in-person to Edinburgh to see 13 winners announced Director of industry body said shortlist highlighted the “leaps of innovation” of...

Veolia uses ERF to power technology for deriving hydrogen from water

Resource management firm says it is advancing its programme to create a hydrogen gas supply infrastructure, a potentially important step towards decarbonising the UK...

Living walls can reduce heat lost from buildings by over 30%, says study

Retrofitting an existing masonry-cavity-walled building with a green or living wall can reduce the amount of heat lost through its structure by more than...

£2.65m green hydrogen project aims to advance emissions-free distilling ambitions

A new and seemingly ground-breaking hydrogen combustion technology is to be trialled at Bruichladdich Distillery’s operations on Islay. UK based green-hydrogen firm Protium is working...

The reasons behind lithium-ion batteries’ rapid cost decline

A new study finds that investments in R&D on materials and chemistry were key, while economies of scale contributed less Lithium-ion batteries, a key...

Hydrogen trumps heat pumps? Report attempts to track cost of green energy switch

A new report, published on 12 November by the not-for-profit body Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), says that consumers are typically facing a five-fold...

Lake district spa installs hydropower turbine

Drawing on the natural water supply from a fellside beck, English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues has installed a water-fed turbine at its flagship site on Windermere, Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa.

Hydrogen double decker heads to COP

What is said to be the world’s first hydrogen powered double decker bus stopped off at the Baxi factory in Bamber Bridge, on its way to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.

Partnership aims to build a smart green energy grid in Belgium and Germany

A deal signed at COP26 aims to help Belgium and Germany transition to a smart green grid. The partnership, between Octopus Energy Group’s Kraken...

Follow four steps for successful AD plant design

From developing a small-scale on-farm digester to a large biomethane facility, embarking on a new anaerobic digestion project can be a daunting prospect....

Non-combustible commitments? The Heat and Buildings Strategy unpacked

The UK has long lagged behind its European neighbours in encouraging the uptake of low-carbon heating, but the long-awaited Heat and Buildings strategy, published...

Technologies to reach net zero explained in new ‘key facts’ guide

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched a new Energy technologies for net zero guide which gives a detailed look at the...

Using data to create a safer environment for lone workers on an AD plant

With the waste and recycling sector ranking the second highest for workplace death rates according to the HSE annual workplace fatality figures for...

Gas decarbonisation champions launch campaign at Westminster

Members of the Decarbonised Gas Alliance (DGA) gathered in Westminster on 18 October to discuss - and seek support for - the role...

Collaboration to harness EV batteries to help balance the grid

Partnership will implement "the UK’s biggest Virtual Power Plant" Energy company SSE and electric vehicle (EV) smart charging service provider Jedlix have signed a deal...
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Adding fuel to the fire? Report further establishes destructive influence of biomass method

A report from NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) seems to strengthen the case against Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS), currently a key...

Net zero transport plans need to include life-cycle energy and GHG emissions, says study

Government policy should increase its focus on the well-to-wheel (WTW) greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and overall energy efficiency performance of new fuels for transport,...

Can we hit the 2035 clean electricity target? Experts offer their two cents

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to eliminate fossil fuels from UK electricity production by 2035. Speaking at the conservative conference in Manchester...

Biogas trade association hosts side event at COP26, exploring short-lived climate pollutants

Three weeks away from the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26), the World Biogas Association (WBA) is preparing to travel to Glasgow to represent...

Shortlist for Scottish Green Energy Awards sees tidal, hydro, heat and more vie for...

Finalists announced on 5 October in 11 categories Gravity, indigenous crofters and in-turbine toilets are all key parts of projects which have been shortlisted for...