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Wastewater used to warm up heat network

WWT Online Summary Heat harnessed from wastewater from Scottish Water's treatment works in Forthside is being used to heat a number of buildings in the Forthside area of Stirling. The first of its kind in the UK, the £6 million scheme uses a unique mix of cutting-edge technologies to take...


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Heat networks offer ready-made solution for Scotland

The Inverness Courier Summary A new study showing that existing renewable technology could be used to heat more than 450,000 homes in Scotland by 2030 has been published. The research, commissioned by industry body Scottish Renewables, found 46 potential heat network projects across Scotland...


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Engie secures heating deal for £1bn Edinburgh development

The Construction Index Summary An on-site combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP) energy centre will be built to meet the development’s energy needs.The 33-year partnership will develop and operate a new low-carbon energy scheme designed to provide all homes and businesses at the site with...


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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...