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District heating network to be installed at Edinburgh housing development

Hawthorne Boyle, Scottish Housing News Summary Arc-Tech (Scotland) Ltd has embarked on its first major district heating contract for a new residential development located in Craigmillar, Edinburgh. Greendykes, located just south of Niddrie Mains Road, is being delivered on behalf of the City...


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Ameresco Delivers Energy Savings Projects to Four Colleges in Scotland

Press Release, Business Wire LONDON & FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Ameresco, Inc., (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, and provider of energy infrastructure solutions, today announced that its UK operation was awarded and delivered a £3...


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Scotland launches £60m business fund for low-carbon innovations

Matt Mace, Edie The LCITP programme has already supported 16 low-carbon projects, backing them with more than £40m in collective funding Summary Businesses in Scotland can now access a £60m fund to scale projects that can help deliver the nation's low-carbon heat, energy and vehicle...


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Energy plant to heat area within months

Tristan Stewart-Robinson, Clydebank Post Summary A NEW energy plant will start creating heat for Clydebank within months and make the town the “greenest in Scotland”, it has been announced. Planning permission was granted just before Christmas for the energy centre at Queens Quay, the first...


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Scottish wastewater plant boosts self-sufficiency with CHP

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary In our first decentralized energy success story of the new year, a wastewater treatment plant in Scotland achieved 85 per cent energy self-sufficiency in 2017. Scottish Water’s Seafield Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTw) increased its on-site...


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Green light for new Queens Quay energy centre

Scottish Construction Now Summary A new energy centre at Queens Quay could start generating heat by Autumn 2018 after planning permission was granted for the development at the £250 million regeneration project on the site of the former John Brown’s shipyard in Clydebank. Construction of the...


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Island organisations lead the way in unique energy initiative

Stornoway Gazette The Northern Periphery Area has abundant natural fuel resources but is subject to a harsher climate than the rest of Europe and this results in the need for increased domestic energy. Summary Lews Castle College UHI and Tighean Innse Gall have linked up with the...


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Schoolchildren plant trees as part of district heating project

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary Primary school students in Glasgow, Scotland have joined in a district heating project by planting replacement trees during construction work. The students from St Mungo’s Primary planted 21 fruit trees as part of works to install a heat...


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Green light for £100m Energy from Waste facility in Dundee

Scottish Construction Now Summary A £100 million investment into the future of waste disposal from Dundee and Angus will go ahead after a deal was finalised to provide a new energy from waste facility to replace the city’s current Baldovie incinerator. The project will preserve around 37...


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Energy centre plans lodged to make Clydebank the ‘greenest town in Scotland’

Scottish Housing News Summary Plans have been submitted for a new energy centre at Queens Quay which developers say could make Clydebank become the “greenest town in Scotland”. The proposed facility for the District Heat Network [DHN] will form part of the first phase of development at the...