Monday, December 5, 2022

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

TUC report calls for fairer approach that “stops energy companies using UK families like...

UK families to lose out on more than £2,250 from not owning our own energy, says report UK families could benefit by at least £2,250...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nominations open for Scottish renewable energy awards

The Scottish Green Energy Awards – the UK’s largest celebration of renewables – opened for nominations on 27 July. This year’s event will return to...

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...

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Business energy efficiency to the fore at All-Energy 2013

Energy efficiency - we all know it makes sense; it offers financial benefits, and is widely recognised as the easiest and most cost-effective means...

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