New surveying service helps pinpoint faulty solar cells

Push Energy and Buzzflyer have joined forces to form Above Surveying, an aerial thermographic inspection service company specialising in solar PV. Above Surveying...

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...

Paper highlights pumped storage potential and positions the technology in the intermittency debate

A technology in which Scotland is well-placed to create massive carbon savings and cut energy bills has been highlighted in a discussion paper produced...

SET awards honour five start-ups in the fields of climate protection and energy transition

An award partly administered by the German Energy Agency (dena), the international Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Award 2020 recognises "the most innovative and...

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...
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...

Scottish Government announces tidal energy fund

The Scottish Government is to launch a Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund, with up to £10 million to help commercial deployment of tidal projects. Responding,...

Mixing matters when you need to maximise the AD process

Maximising the benefits of an anaerobic digestion system by achieving a higher gas yield, reducing foaming and eliminating the potential for maintenance problems, are...

A bundle of tech can replace gas boilers and help millions of homes go...

Inefficient UK homes, which were built decades ago, can do away with their gas boilers and get all their energy needs off-grid by retrofitting...

High-efficiency progressive cavity pump aimed at biogas

With a declared focus on energy-efficient systems and components that optimise the operation of existing biogas plants and contribute to a higher gas yield,...

Consultancy will deploy digital service to assess lifespan of offshore wind foundations

Engineering consultancy Arup is deploying a seemingly innovative digital service to monitor the remaining lifespan of offshore wind foundations at the London Array wind farm off the coast of Kent.

Sustainable bio-fertiliser launch

A new nutrient-rich biofertiliser was launched on 1 October by ReFood, a leading food waste recycler in the UK. Known as ReGrow, the fertiliser...

Deep fried demo: Scottish home trials heating with treated vegetable oil

Recycled vegetable oil is seemingly being used to heat a home in Scotland, marking an apparent first for the renewable fuel. Jodie Allan has converted...
Conference chair Dr Lesley Sloss introduced speakers from over 65 countries at the August event

Edinburgh event puts spotlight on mercury

MERCURY pollution attracted a significant amount of public interest at July's Mercury 2013 International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP), in Edinburgh....

Anaerobic digestion sector to see taxes rise by up to 30%

Operators of both gas to grid and electrical AD plants are facing higher business rates after the UK government changed the way it calculates...

Sponsored Content: Peerless processing

On the website of tomato producer Guy & Wright (established 1918), the company's self-description includes the legend: “being complete idiots; building our own AD plant.” The story below expands on the designation.

New flaring technology extends lifespan of ageing landfill gas sites

Landfill support firm Biogas Technology has demonstrated a successful new low-calorific flaring solution to manage diminishing methane gas emissions on closed landfill sites. ...
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Heat pump windfall awaits in Scotland, says study

SCOTS businesses are missing out on a £250m windfall from the country’s sodden climate, a new study suggests. Heat pumps – hailed as "game changing"...

Heat exchangers used on Zero Liquid Discharge system

Sponsored content: Zero liquid discharge (ZLD) treats liquid waste streams, converting them into clean water (which can be reused) and a minimum volume of solid residues...