Friday, September 24, 2021

Scottish Green Energy Awards return to Edinburgh in December

This year’s event will return as an in-person awards ceremony which will comply with the latest government guidelines to ensure the health and safety of guests.

Can hiring equipment bridge a skills gap?

The UK skills shortage has been amplified as a result of COVID-19, according to research which has apparently found that site managers are not...

Researchers discover an inorganic material with the lowest thermal conductivity ever reported

More efficient ways of harnessing energy from waste heat may be on the horizon, following the discovery of a new inorganic material with the...

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...

New research: Turning on the heat from Scotland’s rivers

Independent research published on 20 May by the charitable group greenspace scotland appears to reveal how the rivers flowing through the country's towns and...
The Motortech control panel

Sponsored content: CHP support halves bills

Gas engine support specialist Gen-C has helped on-farm AD operator Springvale Energies break free from a monthly CHP service contract.
Alfa Laval recyclable heat exchangers

Sponsored content: Sustainable heat exchanger recycling

Alfa Laval – an expert in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling - in partnership with Stena Recycling, is to launch a ground-breaking business model for sustainable and environmentally efficient recycling of heat exchangers, enabling up to 100 percent metal regeneration.

How to get salt out of water: Make it self-eject

Crystallizing salts can grow 'legs,' then tip over and fall away, potentially helping to prevent fouling of metal surfaces, researchers say About a quarter of...

On track for net zero? Observers respond to the UK government’s ten-point green plan

Commentators in the environmental sphere seemed to broadly welcome the UK government’s “Ten-Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution”, unveiled on 18 November, although...

UK’s first hydrogen heating demonstration takes place in Northumberland

First houses heated by hydrogen gas are showcased, with the use of innovative prototype boilers Boiler manufacturers Baxi Heating and Worcester Bosch have installed hydrogen...
ice cream

Sponsored content: Green chiller is cool choice

Food industry equipment firm GEA has clinched a contract to supply a new, environmentally friendly refrigeration system – which will be Scotland’s first large-scale plant combining biomass heat and absorption chilling – at one of Britain’s leading ice cream producers.
DTR Series

Sponsored Content: Product-to-product heat recovery

Wastewater, sewage, effluents and sludge are useful sources of energy with the potential to heat (or in some circumstances cool) other products or materials in industrial processes.

Waste-heat-to-electricity business picks up Institute of Physics award

An Elland-based firm whose turbine-based device has global potential to slash CO2 emissions by converting waste heat into electricity, has been awarded the Institute...

Bristol announces low carbon housing development, and selection of heat pump technology

A sustainable housing development is to be developed in Bristol, featuring innovative low-carbon heating. Bristol City Council’s 133 homes at Ashton Rise are being...

Shetland DH scheme selects reinforced polymer network

Shetland Heat Energy and Power (SHEAP) - the company responsible for the Lerwick district heating scheme - has for the first time in its...

Project seeks innovative ways to collect and use waste heat

Waste heat from towns and cities is a huge untapped energy source in Europe. An EU LIFE-funded project called Life4HeatRecovery is seeking to...

Compact heat-recovery-from-sewage system now available for smaller installations

SHARC Energy has widened its offering by launching the PIRANHA™ wastewater heat recovery system in the UK and EU. The PIRANHA is described as...

Founder of electricity-from-heat firm named Swedish person of the year

Climeon’s founder and CEO Thomas Öström has been named Årets svensk, Swedish person of the year, in the category Innovation by the Swedish magazine...

Variable speed actuation for a large butterfly valve

Electric actuator specialist AUMA has supplied leading British valve manufacturer KOSO Kent Introl with an AUMA SEVEN HiMod variable speed actuator and a large...

Decarbonising heat: April event in Glasgow to discuss the challenges and opportunities

Solutions for heating the homes and businesses of the future will be under the microscope at Scottish Renewables’ Low-Carbon Heat Conference in Glasgow on...