Sunday, June 26, 2022

Report details Northern Ireland geothermal opportunity and next steps

A new report for the Northern Ireland Geothermal Advisory Committee outlines the opportunities presented by geothermal energy for helping the country transition to net...

Solar panels may become mandatory on all new buildings in Europe

The European Commission announced on 18 May that it plans to make the installation of solar panels mandatory for all new public, commercial and...

Leeds picks up industry award for low carbon heat network

Leeds City Council has scooped up an industry industry award for the success of its flagship low carbon district heating network. The council and its...

AD & Biogas Awards 2022

Event announces 13 winners out of 10 categories, with multiple winners for Women in Biogas and AD Pace Setters – Micro AD, as well...

Converting light to hydrogen: Photocatalyst hints at promise for solar water splitting schemes

Sunlight is the most abundant source of renewable energy, but its inability to produce consistent energy levels over time means it struggles to satisfy...

Solar superior to nuclear for powering Mars mission

Photovoltaics could be efficiently deployed across half the planet, says peer-reviewed study A paper published in the journal Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences argues...

Local governments must take responsibility for clean heat

Net zero energy goals for heating need to be owned and delivered by regional and local governments, according to a new report led by...

Mega solar farm in Morocco to power 7 million heat pumps in UK

Energy technology firm Octopus Energy Group has entered a financial and strategic partnership with Xlinks, a company building a subsea power cable to deliver...

Trial demonstrates restarting electricity network entirely from renewables

Energy network provider SP Energy Networks says it has led a successful trial to re-energise its electricity network via renewable energy from wind turbines...

AD trade body to hold briefing on food waste collection

Implementing separate food waste collections – lunch hosted by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) on 15 June at the NEC Birmingham ...

Trade body urges industry to prepare for heat pumps demand

Electrotechnical and engineering services body ECA is urging the industry to fully engage with Government initiatives to decarbonise heat, including the new Boiler Upgrade...

Renewables industry group lobbies for supply chain growth

Scottish Renewables presents five actions which The Scottish Government could take to boost net-zero supply chain Industry body Scottish Renewables has launched a new campaign...

Heat network projects highlighted in review of South-East scheme

Over £250 million of funding has been awarded to heat network schemes under the Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) since it opened its doors...

£4.6 million tidal blade testing facility opens in Fife

A rapid testing facility for tidal turbine blades has opened in Rosyth, Fife, described as the world's first. Researchers say it can speed up...

Sponsored Content: Reciprocating action solves heat exchange challenges

Scraped surface heat exchangers (SSHEs) have been used for difficult heat transfer applications involving viscous fluids or where fouling is an issue, such as sludge evaporation.

Danish firm trials turning offshore wind turbine foundations into safe havens for corals

An attempt to support coral reefs by growing corals on offshore wind turbine foundations is underway with Danish green energy firm Ørsted. Together with...

Why now is the time to tackle biogas leakage

Following a 10-year analysis of the scale of methane leakage at almost 1,000 AD plants across the UK and Europe, Tim Elsome, General Manager of biogas specialists FM BioEnergy, outlines why now is the ideal time to tackle unidentified biogas leaks – and how to protect your plant, profits and the planet.

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...

The unsung heroes of boiler control

When it comes to boiler control, selecting the right types of valve actuators and positioners is key to ensuring safe, efficient and reliable performance...

Specialist CHP firms deliver big results for local authority AD plant

For the owners of a local authority-owned anaerobic digestion (AD) plant, removing the responsibility for their CHP engines from a single service provider and...