UK to host global wave and tidal energy event for first time

THE UK – home to more wave and tidal energy devices than the rest of the world combined – is to host the International...

Innovation in a time of uncertainty

THIS year’s British Hydropower Association conference (10-11 November, Glasgow) takes place against a backdrop of considerable uncertainty for the sector following the government's publication...

GDF SUEZ Energy UK wins new Power Purchase Agreement with Community Windpower’s Aikengall II...

Business energy specialist GDF SUEZ Energy UK has agreed a new Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Community Windpower to buy all the electricity and...

Feedstock storage taking up too much space at AD plants, says supplier

Too much storage area is being taken up for feedstock storage at AD plants, according to one designer and manufacturer of precast concrete elements...

“Waste-to-wheels” projects win £25m from UK government

Three firms will share in a £25m prize from the Department of Transport, aimed at helping develop greener fuel technology and boosting local industry. The...

Feed-in tariff review slashes support for renewables

On 27 August the Government announced a series of proposals to control the costs of the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme for small scale renewable...

Firm installs bee hives around solar farms

RENEWABLE energy investment firm Low Carbon has launched an initiative to promote greater biodiversity in Cornwall, Dorset and Suffolk. It has partnered with sustainability...

Micro-hydropower electricity generation could save the water industry millions, says study

New research findings from Bangor University and Trinity College Dublin have highlighted the potential for further cost savings from micro-hydropower. Savings of up to...

With less than four months to go, are businesses ESOS-ready?

With less than four months to go to the ESOS deadline, real estate and capital advisory service Savills Energy is urging businesses that have...

Heat conference to explore role of heat in a changing world

The first speakers have been announced for the Heat 2015 conference, taking place in Central London on Wednesday 25 November. Organised by the Association...

For AD plants, fast construction is now more important than ever

FOLLOWING DECC’s late July announcement of a consultation period on proposed changes to the feed-In tariff accreditation, it seems it will become all the...

Mixing expert shakes up distillery AD

Mixing is an essential part of the AD process and System Mix, which markets the Rotamix Dual Zone mixing system, says it has...

Circular economy round table

Billed as "Europe's largest event for resource efficiency and waste management", RWM hits the NEC once again on 15-17 September, this time co-located with...

Hydro summit appraises threats

The vital need to reform the Feed-In Tariff and alternative ways of using the power generated by Scotland's rivers were topics reviewed at a...

Assessing the potential of pumped storage

Craig McMaster of water and natural resources specialist MWH explains why additional pumped storage hydropower could help the UK manage the variability of renewables Is...

UK AD innovators line up

AD innovators were honoured on 1 July at the UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2015. There were 60 entries competing in 14 award...

True grit solutions gain traction

Wastewater solutions and services provider Jacopa is reporting increasing interest in grit removal solutions as water service companies seek to leverage the resources that...

ENER-G publishes farmers’ guide to the financial benefits of waste energy

Biogas generation specialist ENER-G has published a free guide to help British farmers gain financial benefits from turning farm waste into energy via anaerobic...

Reduce, re-use, recycle and regulate – the key to tackling our global food waste...

Philip Simpson of ReFood discusses the latest WRAP report on the cost of food waste and argues that a comprehensive strategy of reduction, recycling...

Sunset for UK subsidies?

JULY’S budget saw the first retrospective cut to renewable subsidies yet seen in the UK, in the shape of the chancellor’s decision to remove...