Sunday, September 25, 2022

Tag: news

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UK lags US on uptake of carbon capture and storage

THE UK could accelerate the uptake of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology by following the US's example, and push for its adoption in...
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Gas analyser suits CCS

TESTING equipment specialist Quantitech has commissioned an advanced Gasmet FTIR multiparameter gas analyser at the UK Carbon Capture & Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC) facility...
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Science confirms pesticide danger

A new meta-analysis of the systemic pesticides neonicotinoids and fipronil (neonics) confirms that they are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial...
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Herbicide-free weed control system goes on trial

A UK herbicide-free weed management company is challenging five major industry partners to test out its MW-Series and Foamstream weed control system, to prove...
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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...
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Compressor waste heat warms local college

GREINER Packaging’s production plant in Northern Ireland is helping a neighbouring college cut its £40,000 annual heating bill by donating waste heat from its...
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Meter keeps things flowing

POWER stations are heavily regulated and one key measurement is the volume of water being used at any one time. This includes river water...
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Rotating sludge scraper makes savings

A new technology for circular sludge settlement tanks in wastewater treatment has the potential to achieve major operating and energy savings for all UK...
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Recovery plan: Wyke Farms goes green

WYKE Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheese producer and milk processor, has opened a £1million water recovery plant, allowing the company to recover up...
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Innovative aeration promises wastewater energy savings

Phil Burge of Swedish bearings company SKF explains a new aeration blower solution, and its potential to lower energy costs, improve operational efficiency and...
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Spill compliance gets more urgent

Heftier fines, and even the possibility of fines where a spill hasn't occurred but where there is a vulnerability, appear to signal a sturdier...
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Biomass innovation rewarded

RENEWABLE energy developer Eco2 has been recognised with a major prize at this year’s British Renewable Energy Awards. CEO David Williams accepted the new...
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Protecting water quality while dredging the Somerset levels

A special monitoring system is helping protect water quality on the Somerset Levels and Moors where a major dredging operation is under way following...
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Oxidation tech for contaminated waterways

MAPAL Green Energy has introduced a new rapid response application for its floating fine bubble aeration system (FFBA) technology. The Emergency Deployment Oxidation System (EDOS)...
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First local authority wind project in Wales

The first commercial-scale wind energy scheme to be delivered in conjunction with a Welsh local authority was officially launched on 5 June by the...
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Rapid detection of Legionella

AN apparent breakthrough for the rapid detection of the Legionella pneumophila SG1 bacteria is now available from Scottish firm Odour & Dust Solutions (ODS)....
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Surveying the AD landscape

Envirotec asked Richard Gueterbock of Clearfleau a few questions about the state of the AD market in the UK, and where his own company's...
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Decontamination that stays upright

WHEN deploying tall equipment such as water filtration systems in unstructured, off-road environments, there is always the danger that it might fall over, or...
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Recycling company creates opportunities

A recycling plant in Huddersfield has announced their win of a prestigious award- “Efficiency Initiative of the Year” among some of the industries largest...
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Professional recognition for energy workers improves job prospects

In a survey of over 1,000 energy professionals, those with chartered status receive higher salaries, improved job security and increased work-life balance. These are...