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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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£6m fund in place to help develop Cumbria’s low carbon economy

Tom Wilcox, Cumbria Crack Summary A new round of funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) has been launched to help develop Cumbria’s low carbon economy and renewable energy resources. £6.36m is being made available to help support the county’s drive to shift towards a low...

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Heathcoat invests £3 million in renewable energy

Innovation in Textiles Summary Heathcoat Fabrics, a leading technical textiles specialist, has completed £3 million worth of renewable energy installations at its UK factory in Tiverton, Devon. The site wide projects are expected to reduce Heathcoat’s carbon emissions through increased onsite...


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Delivering low carbon heat

Sam Mackillingin, Local Gov Summary With the recent launch of the Clean Growth Strategy, low carbon heating is now high on the agenda for discussions around the future of energy policy in the UK. Alongside other recent announcements from Ofgem and the Committee on Climate Change it has raised...


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District heating: has its time come?

Meaghan Beatley, YourIs.com Summary D ue to its reliance on renewable energy sources, district heating is becoming a preferred energy saving solution. One of the biggest challenges, however, is convincing homeowners of the long-term value of retrofitting buildings to accommodate the smart...


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Construction starts on waste-to-energy plant in Lithuania - report

Renewables Now Kaunas project. Image by www.kogen.lt Summary Finnish energy group Fortum Oyj (HEL:FUM1V) and Lietuvos Energija have launched construction work on a waste-to-energy combined heat and power (CHP) project in Lithuania, the Baltic News Service reports. Full Article ...


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Heat network customers pay less for energy, government survey shows

Business Green Summary UK consumers connected to heat networks are likely to pay less on average for their energy while feeling just as satisfied with their heating service, according to government research published yesterday. A survey carried out by independent researchers on behalf of the...


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Milan district heating plant gets soundproofed

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary Italian noise control specialist CTM Ambiente has designed and built a soundproofing system for a cogeneration-based district heating plant in Milan. The 2 MW natural gas-fired cogeneration plant passed an acoustic test in all operating modes,...


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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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Energy Centre Plans Recommended for Approval

Stephen Farrell, Insider Media Summary Plans to develop a combined heat-and-power plant on a site in Monmouth have been recommended for approval when they go before councillors at a meeting next week (5 December 2017). An application was lodged earlier this year with Monmouthshire County...