Farming projects to get share of £30 million fund

The UK government has awarded up to £30 million to “cutting-edge farming projects” that will boost food production, move towards net zero, and create...

Catapult to deliver UK programme on location-specific heat requirements

The Energy Systems Catapult is taking on delivery of the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) Smart Systems and Heat (SSH) Programme, its first major project. The...

Speech cements government commitment to hydrogen

The Government has committed to hydrogen heating for UK homes in a seemingly significant speech by one of the key ministers responsible for energy...

WRAP calls time on confusing date labels and introduces the little blue fridge

The way food in the UK is labelled is set to change to give shoppers simpler, more consistent storage and date label advice, according...

Comment: A new golden age beckons for nuclear in the UK?

By Paul Verrill, director of energy market data analyst EnAppSys Recently the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson boldly stated that the government plan is to...

Comment: Big changes in the pipeline for Northern Ireland’s waste industry

The way that waste in Northern Ireland will be handled over the next few years will change dramatically following consultations by Defra and the...

Battery storage firms win National Grid tender to provide grid balancing technology

Seemingly an important boost for the development of technologies to help with balancing services for the electrical grid, National Grid announced on 26 August...

What a relief as flood work comes to an end

NEARLY three years after construction work started, the Inverness South West flood relief scheme has been completed. The final phase marks the culmination of...

Hard work pays off as park gets the nod

YEARS of research, planning and consultation have paid off for green energy company Ecotricity with approval of its proposals for a wind park in...

Second time around

THE second CIWM conference for the Welsh waste and resource management sector will be held in Cardiff on March 6. The event, featuring John Griffiths,...

Gates will hold back the water

WORK has started in Harwich to repair the 13 flood gates that reduce the risk of tidal flooding to more than 1200 properties in...

“Don’t derail recycling scheme” – marine charity issues warning to CEOs

Industry warned not to derail ‘all-in’ Deposit Return Scheme for drinks bottles and cans Marine Conservation Society warns behind-the-scenes lobbying could be a...

Half of UK councils not confident of meeting self-imposed net zero targets, survey finds

Senior figures in local government doubt their authorities are on track to meet net zero targets, a new survey by E.ON and the Local...

Act now to secure the UK’s critical materials supply, says report

The UK must act now to ensure a stable supply of technology-critical metals (TCMs) essential for its transition to clean energy and the delivery...
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Innovation award for leak spotters

A project to pinpoint underground water leaks using aerial surveys has picked up the trophy for the most innovative use of an existing technology...

‘Far too many serious pollution incidents’ says Environment Agency water quality report

Environment Agency Chair Emma Howard Boyd has called on water companies and farmers to cut the amount of pollution incidents harming England’s waters and...

Sifting gold from the junk: London firm to stage an exhibition of valuable items...

As the public fascination with what dwells in our sewage and trash seemingly develops unabated, its perhaps timely that an exhibition is to be...

UK Government announces £200k to fund research into microplastics pollution pathways

The UK Government has awarded £200k to a group at the University of Plymouth to conduct research that aims to better understand the nature...

Domestic energy-from-waste unit wins Government funding

A seemingly ground-breaking energy-from-waste domestic heating system has been awarded support from the Government’s Innovate Energy Game Changer fund, enabling further development and trials. The...

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...