Monday, December 5, 2022

California utility selects thermal hydrolysis systems for biosolids digesters

San Francisco Public Utilities (SFPUC) has selected three Cambi thermal hydrolysis technology systems for new biosolids digester facilities. The technology will allow the SFPUC...

Energy saving innovations dominate Scottish Environment Business Awards

There were 12 winners at the annual “VIBES - Scottish Environment Business Awards” in Glasgow on Tuesday 1 November, recognising innovations including a system...

Magnetic field boosts biogas production

A magnetic field can help enhance the generation of synthetic biogas, according to new research.

Sponsored Content: Biogas production landmark

Scottish Water's treatment centre near Aberdeen is currently leading the way as a centre of excellence for biogas production (from sludge), with its dedicated team tirelessly focused on improving efficiencies.

Sponsored Content: Peerless processing

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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...

Making homes more energy efficient could sustain 500,000 jobs

As many as half a million jobs could be supported annually if the UK is successfully able to fully retrofit the country’s existing housing...

How can we make EV charging points an affordable investment for SMEs?

Many organisations in the UK are investing in electric vehicle (EV) charging stations for their premises. Providing free charging can attract employees, boost a...

Increase in renewables sees Irish winter energy prices drop below historic average by 2027

Data from energy consultancy Cornwall Insight Ireland’s third ‘All-Island Power Market Outlook to 2030’ report has forecast Ireland is set to reach its 80%...

Plugging into electricity’s energy challenge

How is technology helping to address the challenges faced by power grids? Tom Christensen writes Despite popular belief, electrification does not always lead to a...

Planning reforms would incentivise rooftop solar in Scotland

The Scottish government has pledged to consult on lifting the need to obtain planning permission for larger solar installations on non-domestic buildings. In a letter...

UK must ‘fundamentally rethink’ future of cities, says study

Britain’s cities need urgent transformation in the next decade and beyond if the country is to meet its 2050 net zero targets and create...

Lancashire County Council partners trial hydrogen-powered fuel cell generator

Lancashire County Council’s delivery partner, Costain, and hydrogen industry start-up, Hydrologiq, have successfully trialled the use of a hydrogen-powered fuel cell generator at the...

Purification technology will overcome challenges of extracting hydrogen from ammonia, says group

Researchers at Teesside University are working with hydrogen consultancy EnAcumen to develop a first-of-its-kind hydrogen purification process which they say will overcome the difficulties...

Comment: Europe’s struggle to understand energy economics

How are European policymakers dealing with the energy crisis? On behalf of environmental group RePlanet, energy specialist Joris van Dorp offers a deep analysis...

Using wastewater to create hydrogen and oxygen

East Lothian-based Logan Energy is supplying and installing an electrolyser at a wastewater treatment plant in Cambridgeshire as part of a novel initiative being...

UK government grant awarded to decarbonize construction machinery

Global hydraulics and electric powertrain systems supplier Danfoss Power Solutions has secured a grant worth £407,112 from the UK government to accelerate the electrification...

Think tank outlines possible clean energy industrial strategy for the UK

Accelerating the build-out of clean energy will reduce costs and make the UK more secure, write Josh Freed and Isabelle Chan of US think...

£14 million awarded to use digital technology to drive energy efficiency, productivity and growth...

3D printing at record scale, AI to make steelmaking more productive and using big data to make century-old baking machinery more efficient are among...

New hydrogen accelerator receives UK government backing

On 10 October the Carbon Trust announced its new clean hydrogen accelerator, which aims to help secure the UK’s energy supply and support climate...