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Revealed: The Tax Hitch Slowing Efforts to Grow District Heating

The Herald Summary The Scottish Government, for example, will start phasing out fossil fuels for warming new homes as early as 2024. But there is a hitch. One of the most obvious alternatives to inefficient single-home gas boilers are district heating systems, where hot water is pumped around...


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Scotland: City Launches Sewage Heat Recovery Project In Quest For Carbon Neutrality

aquaNOW.info Summary A new $7.3 Million USD district heating project in Stirling, Scotland, will provide low-cost, low-carbon heat from the city’s sewage. The project will save about 381 tons of carbon each year or about the equivalent of driving a car 1.5 million miles, and is part of...


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University of St. Andrews in Scotland to Slash Carbon Footprint

Dan McCue, Renewable Energy Magazine Summary Scotland’s University of St. Andrews has embarked on a £3.75 million energy conservation overhaul to reduce its carbon footprint by an estimated 950 tonnes per year and save £650,000, a year in operating costs. Among the energy saving...


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River Leven could power Dumbarton homes and businesses

Jenny Foulds, Daily Record Summary A major groundbreaking green scheme to heat homes and businesses – powered by the River Leven – could be launched at Lomondgate. Strathleven Regeneration CIC (SRCIC), which has been regenerating the former J&B bottling plant and associated land off the...


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£24m district heating network opens in Fife

Thomas Barrett, Environment Journal Summary Glenrothes’ £24m district heating network has officially opened. The network, built in central Glenrothes, a small town in Fife, provides low carbon heating to Fife House complex, Rothes Halls and the sheltered housing complex at Jubilee Grove by...

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FCC Environment Starts Full Operation at Millerhill Recycling Center in Scotland

Waste360 Summary The new energy-from-waste plant, which began construction in October 2016, will serve the cities of Edinburgh and Midlothian, Scotland. Madrid, Spain-based FCC Group announced that its Recycling and Energy Recovery Centre (RERC) of Millerhill, developed by FCC...

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Low Carbon Heat Recovered from Wastewater: Second District Heat Network Powered by SHARC Energy Technology

Sharc International Systems Inc., GlobeNewswire Summary VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sharc International Systems Inc. (CSE: SHRC) (FSE: IWIA) (OTCQB: INTWF) ("SHARC" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that the Company’s UK subsidiary SHARC Energy...


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Pipes laid for Council's District Heating Network at Queens Quay

Scottish Construction Now Summary The first pipes at West Dunbartonshire Council ’s high-tech district heating network have been laid. The innovative system will see water taken from the Clyde, before being heated and transferred through a network of pipes to homes and businesses at the...


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FES FM to operate TECA energy centre

Scottish Construction Now Summary Scottish facilities management firm FES FM has been appointed to operate the energy centre for The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA) and two on-site hotels, which will showcase renewable technologies contributing to the city’s position as the energy capital...


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Falkirk residents to benefit from £4m district heating upgrade

Scottish Housing News Summary 125 additional homes, three local schools and Falkirk Council offices are all set to benefit from a newly announced £4 million project to extend an existing district heating system and create a private wire network at Callendar Park. The local authority has...