Saturday, November 26, 2022

Research project’s data pack ‘will enable AD industry to enhance and diversify the use...

A new ‘data pack’ available to anaerobic digestion (AD) operators provides a reference point for UK digestate characteristics. It is said to comprehensively report...

On track for net zero? Observers respond to the UK government’s ten-point green plan

Commentators in the environmental sphere seemed to broadly welcome the UK government’s “Ten-Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution”, unveiled on 18 November, although...
Hydrogen powered vehicle concept

Pop goes the diesel? Leaks and other hazards on the hydrogen roadmap

The race is on to develop the technology to exploit hydrogen fuel, widely regarded as offering the most promising pathway to a zero-carbon economy. And while it took over 40 years to bring solar and wind power to cost parity with legacy energy sources, those banking on hydrogen (everyone, it seems) are hoping to squeeze that development work into a much shorter timeframe. Envirotec surveys recent progress.

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...

Aberdeen City Council rolls out UK’s first hydrogen fuel cell waste truck

What appears to be the UK’s first hydrogen-fuelled waste collection vehicle was revealed on 17 February in Aberdeen, seemingly running on green hydrogen from...

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...

Lord Callanan: “Biomethane plays a meaningful role in the UK’s decarbonisation and levelling-up agenda”

UK government minister highlights the benefits of biomethane in decarbonising and levelling up the UK economy at first physical Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources...

“Solar Water ATMs” bring business model that could improve access to clean water in...

Access to clean water remains a significant problem in Africa, yet smartphones are widespread throughout the continent. Introducing mobile payment to solar-powered water purification...

The life left in landfill: Veolia describes its recent stewardship of sites

Resource management firm Veolia has released information about its recent stewardship of landfill sites, supporting the claim that "there’s still life left in landfill...

Cost of living pressures threaten sustainable consumption

UK household carbon emissions increased less than expected in 2021 despite the easing of national lockdown restrictions, according to new research by consulting firm...

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...

World Biogas Summit 2022 headliners include Rick Duke, White House Liaison for John Kerry,...

How biogas can address methane emissions will be the key theme of this year’s event The World Biogas Association (WBA) has published its preliminary programme...
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

Anaerobic digestion trade body calls for ban on Russian natural gas imports in open...

The Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Biomethane Association (ADBA), Charlotte Morton, has sent an open letter to the UK Prime Minister, Boris...

Webinar: “A new era for waste management infrastructure to deliver net zero and clean...

Local authorities are legally required to introduce separate food waste collections from 2023. The UK government has said AD is the preferred treatment for...

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...

Energy prices forecast to dampen EV demand as fleets face whole-life cost knowledge gap

More than half of fleet operators (53 per cent) expect high energy prices to dampen demand for EVs, according to research from mobility solutions...

Firms partner to develop “game-changing technology for offshore wind operations and maintenance”

Offshore wind specialist Ørsted has acquired a 22.5% share in Pict Offshore, the Scottish developer of an innovative technology that it is claimed will...

World’s largest battery storage facility will power The Red Sea Project with clean energy...

A development on the west coast of Saudi Arabia is to become the world’s largest battery storage facility and is part of an initiative...

Highest offshore wind load factors recorded since 2015 due to larger wind turbines

The latest research from energy and water market intelligence firm Cornwall Insight highlights that as a result of the elevated wind speeds experienced in...

Over 60GW of wind energy capacity installed in 2019, the second-biggest year in history

Industry group calls on governments to ensure regulation is fit for purpose and “look beyond LCOE”, in order to accelerate growth of wind energy...