Monday, December 5, 2022

UK firms supply parts and expertise for lauded Richgro AD plant in Western Australia

Pumps and mixers manufacturer Landia offers a rundown of the details of its involvement with Richgro's widely acclaimed AD plant in Jandakot, Western Australia,...
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Scheme pilots district heating monitoring in social housing

LONDON-based housing association Octavia Housing has teamed up with green energy specialist Guru Systems for a project that will use the latter’s smart metering...

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...

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...

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...

On-site renewable energy generation: Ten considerations

In recent years, rising energy costs and a desire for energy independence have made on-site renewable generation both desirable and economically advantageous. This article...

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...

2017 rateable values include unexpected business rates hike for solar rooftop

Business rates for ‘mainly export’ solar agreed with Valuations Office but concern over 6-8 fold tax hike for business solar rooftops The draft rateable values...
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Biffa triumphs in energy appeal bid

BIFFA has won its appeal against refusal of planning permission for an energy recovery facility in Leicestershire. Jeff Rhodes, the company’s planning and permitting manager,...

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...

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...

Abandoned mines to create ‘green’ energy

Water found in disused coalmines has been identified as a new source of renewable energy for the UK, following a two-year study by Nottingham...
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.
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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.
SIZE is becoming an issue in the anaerobic digestion sector

Small minded – Effective means of dealing with bio-degradable wastes

SIZE is becoming an issue in the anaerobic digestion sector with concerns that not all larger AD plants – generating 2MWe and handling about...
The insistence on blemish-free produce leads to unnecessary waste.

Much to chew on at cleantech panel session

A panel of experts gathered in Edinburgh in December to discuss the topic "Cleantech: The key ingredient for a sustainable food and drink industry?"...

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...

True grit solutions gain traction

Wastewater solutions and services provider Jacopa is reporting increasing interest in grit removal solutions as water service companies seek to leverage the resources that...

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...

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...