Sponsored Content: Major WWTW project sees Gen-C upgrade six biogas engines in an industry...

Gas engine upgrading specialist Gen-C is working with service provider WB Power Services (WBPS) to upgrade six biogas combined heat and power (CHP) engines at wastewater treatment sites across the north of England

Long-term regulatory and policy changes needed to avoid stalls to business decarbonisation ​​​​​​

A new report from energy consultancy Cornwall Insight has set out a range of regulation and policy changes the government could examine if it...

Comment: Massive IoT enables massive opportunities for utilities

Massive IoT, alias massive Machine-Type Communications (mMTC), is already impacting multiple industries. From fleet management to environmental monitoring and smart grid management, to consumer...

Against the grain: What can be done about microplastics in soils and digestate?

Microplastics are everywhere: We know that much. But should we be worried? What can we do about it? Some of the speakers at Aqua Enviro's European Biosolids and Bioresources Conference, in late November, presented findings from a project aiming to understand the levels of this contaminant in compost and AD digestate. A change in the policy landscape seems imminent, as Envirotec found out.

Sponsored Content: How can heat pumps save the planet?

Lead generation specialist Leads writes: Arguably, the biggest contributor to CO2 emissions is home heating and the use of fossil-fuelled boilers. This doesn’t just include natural gas, but with 1 in 4 homes using oil and 1 in 3 using electric heating, there is a vast amount of CO2 entering our atmosphere that could be avoided (nearly 4 tonnes per year to be precise).

Breakthrough technology for lithium manufacture

As global effort to fight climate change intensifies, the challenge for battery manufacturers and their supply chains is to find ways to meet the...

Anaerobic digestion sector to see taxes rise by up to 30%

Operators of both gas to grid and electrical AD plants are facing higher business rates after the UK government changed the way it calculates...

Majority of Welsh homes ‘leaking money’ through poor insulation

New report shows gap in support to improve energy efficiency and keep bills down The majority of people in Wales are living in energy inefficient...

Edinburgh firm receives £5m for large-scale battery

StorTera, an Edinburgh based developer of intelligent energy storage solutions, has secured £5 million of funding from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio (NZIP) to...

Oxford energy management start-up raises close to £1m

Tech start-up EcoSync has raised close to £1 million in its second seed funding round. The firm's energy solution, developed by Oxford University engineers, is...

Over 650 scientists urge world leaders to stop burning forests for energy on eve...

Over 650 scientists have signed a letter urging world leaders to stop using forests for bioenergy, ahead of the 15th Meeting of the Convention...

Co-location of energy could significantly cut the cost of expanding renewables ​​​​​​

A new report from Cornwall Insight and national law firm Weightmans on the co-location of energy assets, entitled “Co-location, co-location, co-location”, has laid out...

Surrey firms unveil hydrogen-powered craft gin

The Surrey Copper Distillery is teaming up with AFC Energy, a provider of hydrogen power generation technologies, to produce a low-emission craft gin. The special...

Electric dreams: Innovators step up at the Scottish Green Energy Awards in Edinburgh

The UK’s first all-electric intercity bus service drove off with a top prize at the Scottish Green Energy Awards on 1 December. Ember, whose low-emission...

UK government announces funding for green installers training

Thousands of training courses will be rolled out across England to grow a skilled workforce of heat pump and energy efficiency installers, said the...

‘Unfair’ oil boiler ban set to leave millions with £13,000 bill for broken boiler...

The proposed ban on oil boilers from 2026 is about to get real for millions, suggests trade body Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), as...

Scaling up clean hydrogen lies within the experience of hydrocarbon-rich countries – McKinsey report

Hydrocarbon-rich countries have the potential to effectively produce clean hydrogen at scale, repurposing existing infrastructure and supporting global decarbonization, according to a new study...

There can be no net zero without energy storage, CEO tells Glasgow conference

Mark Wilson, CEO of Intelligent Land Investments, told a conference of the British Hydropower Association in Glasgow on 24 November that while the current energy...

55% of UK freight sector plans for battery EV fleet in five years

  Two in five freight companies are using existing data to improve efficiency, meaning immediate opportunities to decarbonise fleets are being missed, according to a...

A clearer outlook? Autumn statement brings energy efficiency ambition (but bad news on bills)

The Chancellor’s Autumn statement seemed to bring focus and clarity to efforts to advance the UK's energy efficiency – a policy area whose vagueness...