£4.5 billion boost for UK manufacturing includes clean energy fund

The UK government is making available £4.5 billion of funding for British manufacturing to increase investment in nine sectors. Announced on 17 November, the funding...

AD plant converts waste solvents to biogas, in a UK first

In an apparent first of its kind within the UK, a pharmaceutical manufacturing site in Northumberland has been equipped with an anaerobic digestion (AD)...

New tool models viability of closed-loop geothermal systems

Web tool looks belowground for an economically viable renewable energy source. Text by DOE/Sandia National Laboratories. Geothermal power has a lot of promise as a...

£36m award will use waste heat from data centres to heat homes in London

The Mayor of London’s development corporation, OPDC has been awarded £36 million from the government’s Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF) to harness waste heat...

Government’s offshore wind shortfall could delay net zero

A new report forecasting the energy generation mix out to 2030, has calculated the government will miss its 50GW offshore wind capacity target, with...

Green Gas Support Scheme application window extended to March 2028

The Department for Energy Strategy and Net Zero (DESNZ) announced on Saturday (21 October) that it was extending the deadline to apply to the...

Heat exchanger conversion project completed in five days

More than 40-years’ experience, combined with great teamwork, paid off earlier this year, says HRS Heat Exchangers, when the firm met an extremely tight...

Regulation of heat networks could fail consumers, cautions consumer group

The 900,000 heat network consumers in the UK will judge regulation to have failed if it does not deliver cheaper, fairer and more reliable...

Turning turbines smart with edge computing

No matter the size of the wind farm, operators can make turbines into smart machines with one small change. Greg Hookings, Director (Digital Industries),...

Huge global demand for new wind technicians by 2027

New figures appear to clarify the workforce challenge facing the global wind industry with nearly 600,000 technicians needed during the next five years –...

Cogeneration electricity supplier opts for a sustainable retrofit

As part of its efforts to achieve net zero fossil carbon dioxide emissions, Swedish electricity supplier Mälarenergi has partnered with engineering firm ABB to...

Diverse mix shortlisted for Scottish Green Energy Awards

The Scottish Green Energy Awards announced the shortlist for this year's awards, said to be the UK’s biggest celebration of the renewable energy industry,...

New platform “brings more scalable approach to advanced wind O&M”

A new hardware-free platform for maximising wind turbine health and availability - Windscope - launched on 10 October, following a successful 9-month beta testing...

Energy bills on Suffolk industrial estate driven down by peer-to-peer trading

Energy bills for numerous businesses at a large industrial estate have been heavily reduced by peer-to-peer trading, says UrbanChain, a provider of peer-to-peer energy...

Floating solar farm is a solution to Hong Kong land challenges

The Government of the Hong Kong SAR is introducing an innovative floating solar farm to overcome limited land resources as it pursues its plan...

Confusion reigns as Whitehall briefing contradicts PM’s net zero speech

There are increasing concerns that civil servants in the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) are attempting to undermine the Prime Minister’s...

Onshore wind sector deal “will speed up Scotland’s net-zero ambitions”

Planning time for onshore wind farms set to be halved to 12 months A new deal between the onshore wind industry and the Scottish Government...

FM BioEnergy’s easy-dose digester additive delivers 400% ROI for Essex AD plant

Sponsored content: A new approach to digester additives from biogas experts FM BioEnergy has boosted gas output.

Biogas conference to take a “Deep Dive into Scotland’s Net Zero Ambition”

The ADBA Scottish Conference 2023 will feature opening and closing keynote addresses from - respectively - Maurice Golden MSP, Convener, Cross-Party Group on Circular...

£3 million investment in green hydro energy generation at East Lothian reservoir

Scottish Water has broken ground on a project involving what it describes as a new type of hydro energy generation scheme at Whiteadder Reservoir,...