Saturday, October 1, 2022

Tag: energy

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Energy saving SmartSpaces one to watch

AN innovative energy reduction project, led by Bristol City Council, has been named a “project to watch” by the United Nations’ Big Data Climate...

Defra and DECC budget cuts loom

Spending Review criticised for lack of detail The UK government Spending Review in late June inflicted a 10% cut on the Department for Environment, Food...
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Shale gets the green light

A mix of optimism and caution greets new BGS estimates FIGURES released in late June by the British Geological Survey (BGS) in association with DECC...
Business, networking and skills top the agenda at RWM

Business, networking and skills top the agenda at RWM

Billed as Europe's premier waste management event, RWM in partnership with CIWM opens its doors on the 10th to 12th September at the NEC....
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Peter powers over Pavegen pavement tiles

PAVEGEN has had the largest ever installation of its energy-harvesting pavement tiles at the 2013 Paris Marathon. Commissioned by French energy specialists Schneider Electric, lead...

Smart metering delay follows IT concerns

THE government announced in May that it would delay for a year the introduction of smart metering, following concerns that the industry is not...

Dundee rejects biomass, for now

£325 million proposal to face public enquiry FORTH Energy’s plan to build a £325 million biomass facility in Dundee has been derailed by the City...
A Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) incinerator

Reducing toxic emissions from waste incineration power plants

AIR pollution control technology for waste incineration is available from Lührfilter. Domestic and municipal waste that might otherwise have gone to landfill can now be...
Multi-stream renewables event returns in October

Multi-stream renewables event returns in October

ENERGY generation event Nextgen 2013 will take place on 9 – 10 October at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, attended by farmers, landowners, specifiers, consultants, local...

Activist network turns attention to coal power plants

GREENPEACE has published a report titled ‘Silent killers – why Europe must replace coal power with green energy’, which cites research conducted at Stuttgart...
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey launched a new phase of the Government's Energy Entrepreneurs Fund

Davey launches new Fund phase at Esholt

On an inaugural visit to Yorkshire Water’s Esholt facility, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey launched a new phase of...
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Green Deal off to a slow start

Government figures reveal there are no "live" plans yet FIGURES released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) on 27 June suggest...
A solar-powered hospital has been built north of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince.

Solely solar for Haiti hospital

A solar-powered hospital has been built north of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince. It was funded by over 150 charitable organisations, overseen by Partners in Health,...
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Growing energy business unhappy at delays

A renewable energy company has complained about the necessity of going through planning hoops to connect projects to the grid. Highlands-based Infinergy plans to double...
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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...

Castle beats target in drive to reduce energy costs

THE drive to reduce carbon emissions at Scotland’s top visitor attraction is well ahead of target. New figures show that Edinburgh Castle, which attracts more...
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High five awaited

FIVE new award categories have been added to the Environment and Energy Awards, the sustainability scheme for the corporate sector. The winners will be announced...
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Method acting

Exeter Analytical, in conjunction with a number of waste reclamation organisations, has developed a methodology for its Model 440 CHN Elemental Analyzer enabling determination...

Loan arranger for solar

A new low-interest loan of up to £1m has been launched for large-scale solar investments. It will allow commercial building owners and facility managers...

High stakes for low carbon cash

A cash pot of £16m is up for grabs by entrepreneurs who can develop new ideas for low carbon. The first phase of the Entrepreneurs...