Thursday, May 26, 2022

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...

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...

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.

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...
Prince of Wales Bay Sewage Treatment Plant upgrade

External heating units upgrade wastewater plant

A new sludge heater supplied by HRS Heat Exchangers has formed part of an upgrade to one of Tasmania’s most important wastewater treatment plants.

Heating industry agree hydrogen appliance labels

Perhaps a marker of progress towards decarbonising the domestic use of gas, using hydrogen, the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) - a membership...

Cost of grid-supplied electricity makes decarbonisation of heat generation unviable says report

Energy consultancy Cornwall Insight and the Confederation for Paper Industries (CPI) have released a joint report examining the barriers energy intensive industries are facing...

New lawsuits challenge UK government’s “greenwashing and climate delay”

Both ClientEarth and Friends of the Earth are taking the government to court over strategies intended to advance the transition to a low emissions...

Funding awarded for heat pump projects in several UK cities

Following the publication of the Heat and Buildings Strategy, funding awards were announced on 6 January for a suite of low carbon heat network...

Pre-eminent projects crowned at Scottish Green Energy Awards

More than 1,000 people returned in-person to Edinburgh to see 13 winners announced Director of industry body said shortlist highlighted the “leaps of innovation” of...

Living walls can reduce heat lost from buildings by over 30%, says study

Retrofitting an existing masonry-cavity-walled building with a green or living wall can reduce the amount of heat lost through its structure by more than...

Hydrogen trumps heat pumps? Report attempts to track cost of green energy switch

A new report, published on 12 November by the not-for-profit body Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), says that consumers are typically facing a five-fold...

Non-combustible commitments? The Heat and Buildings Strategy unpacked

The UK has long lagged behind its European neighbours in encouraging the uptake of low-carbon heating, but the long-awaited Heat and Buildings strategy, published...

Shortlist for Scottish Green Energy Awards sees tidal, hydro, heat and more vie for...

Finalists announced on 5 October in 11 categories Gravity, indigenous crofters and in-turbine toilets are all key parts of projects which have been shortlisted for...

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...
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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.