Solar-powered parking meter selected for community forest centre

Thames Chase Forest Centre has selected a solar-powered parking payment terminal to control car park usage and provide revenue to help improve facilities. The Parkeon...

Heat exchanger cuts carbon emissions for malted ingredients maker

The 3-tank batch sludge pasteuriser system from HRS is said to provide 40% heat regeneration. Malted ingredients company Muntons (Stowmarket, Suffolk) is putting the finishing...

Clean tech aviators follow the sun

An attempt to fly round the world using solar powered-propulsion began on 9 March. Employing 17,000 solar panels on its wingspan and fuselage, the...

Emissions analyser helps manage power station

A multiparameter emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate to the Environment Agency that the plant is performing within the...

Do you have a contingency plan if your fixed gas analyser needs maintenance?

Your plant technicians rigorously check for contaminates within your digester and ensure that performance is optimised but has your business considered the upkeep of...

Documents reveal political motivation behind curtailment of solar CAP funding

While in October environment secretary Liz Truss acted to discourage the use of solar panels in the agriculture sector – taking the position that...

Oil-price temporarily slows diffusion of solar-diesel hybrid systems in the mining industry

Hybrid plant in Western Tanzania during construction - Expert interviews have confirmed that influence of oil-prices is only short-term and that for the vast majority...

Wind-powered isle gets rapid EV chargers

Energy Saving Trust (EST) has recently funded the installation of a tri-rapid charger for electric vehicles (EVs) at car dealership John G Shearers and...

A day in the life of an offshore wind engineer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqQVqApwPmI#t=26 A video depicting a day in the life of an offshore wind engineer has been released by Siemens. In this segment Andre Carstens performs...

Government backs Big Data trial on district heat networks

Advanced algorithms could be used to dramatically improve the energy efficiency of district heat networks, according to a proposal submitted to DECC by smart...
Skyline of the Bund waterfront area in Shanghai: China is investing heavily in renewables.

Investment hits new high

RENEWABLE energy investment increased for the first time in three years in 2014, totaling $310 billion and nearly surpassing the all-time high set in...
Lodge Farm Biogas

North Wales AD plant is first to obtain ABP approval

LODGE Farm Biogas Limited, whose farm is home to Fre-energy’s first Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant, has become the first on-farm AD facility to have...
(L to r) Kirsty MacArthur, Mark Trinder, Bob Furness, David MacArthur.

Top award for wildlife consultancy

MACARTHUR Green, the ecological consultancy which provided key seabird advice for the £3bn Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm, has won the Judges Award at the...
Mark Steadman of Tullis Russell.

Premium paper maker lifts green energy gong

EMPLOYEE-owned premium paper and board producer Tullis Russell picked up the award in the Renewing Scotland category at December's Scottish Green Energy Awards in...
Labour has reversed a 2013 pledge to ban food waste to landfill.

Stepping up to the plate

The drive to reduce food waste looks likely to become more intense as the UK seeks to meet its commitment to halve it by...
The insistence on blemish-free produce leads to unnecessary waste.

Much to chew on at cleantech panel session

A panel of experts gathered in Edinburgh in December to discuss the topic "Cleantech: The key ingredient for a sustainable food and drink industry?"...
Its innovative solids-processing system was a factor in Nestlé's selection of Clearfleau.

The sweet taste of success

INDUSTRIAL AD systems supplier Clearfleau has revealed energy output results for its plant built for global food and beverage supplier Nestlé, one year after...

How Businesses Can Stop Shivering and Save Money – Top Tips for Cold Weather

As temperatures plummet, businesses can still avoid soaring heating bills, by following some top tips from Resource Efficient Scotland, a programme of Scottish Government-funded...

Animation showcases biogas analyser

Instrumentation specialist Geotech has produced an online animation to publicise its BIOGAS 5000 portable analyser, showing how the device can be used in applications...
Solar cells will continue to get cheaper and more efficient as the technology is developed.

Solar electricity dominance on the horizon, say reports

SOLAR electricity is closing in on cost parity with that generated from fossil fuels and conventional power stations, according to a report released in...