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Landfill Waste to Heat Prestigious Dunfermline Development

Dunfermline Press Summary POTATO peelings are set to help heat new homes in Dunfermline's Linen Quarter. Landfill waste will heat the development as it becomes the biggest private project to secure connection to an innovative low-carbon network. The Linen Quarter, which is bringing new...


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Exc-loo-sive - the poo of people in Scotland's largest town is to help keep boffins and medical experts warm at work

Daily Record Summary The toilet waste of almost 80,000 Buddies is to keep boffins and medical experts warm at Renfrewshire’s new innovation district. The treated sludge reaches a heat of 30C and would normally be fired out into the White Cart Water in Paisley. Instead plans are in...


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Linen Quarter becomes largest private development to join Dunfermline district heating system

Scottish Construction Now Summary The Linen Quarter, which is bringing new build and restoration homes to the Grade-A listed former Pilmuir Works in Dunfermline, is now successfully part of the town’s pioneering district heating system. Its connection required drilling under pressure into...


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Plans to increase heat networks in Scotland backed by MSPs

Evening Express Summary Plans to encourage the use of heat networks across Scotland have been unanimously backed by the Scottish Parliament. Heat networks are distribution system of insulated pipes that carry hot water and steam from a central source to homes and businesses, and can be...


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Trane R1234ze heat pumps in pioneering wastewater scheme

Cooling Post Summary UK: Trane has provided two heat pump chillers using Honeywell’s low GWP HFO refrigerant R1234ze in a groundbreaking district heating network in Scotland. The district heating network will supply local public buildings and businesses in Stirling, using a variety of...


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Bold steps required to develop citywide district heat networks in Scotland

Scottish Construction Now Summary In Scotland we have just over 24 years to reach a 2045 target of net zero emissions. The work will need to engage every individual in our society, and requires the means to invest in affordable solutions, delivered over multiple political cycles. The...


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Will Scotland warm to the idea of district heating?

The Scotsman Summary District heating, also known as a heat network, is a distribution system of insulated pipes that takes heat from a central source and delivers it to a number of domestic or non-domestic properties. In Scotland district heating networks only provide around one per...


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Energy and enterprise: Michael King says Aberdeen’s low-cost district heating scheme could ‘snowball’

The Press and Journal Summary A pioneering low-cost heating scheme in Aberdeen is predicting that its growth will “snowball” in the next few years. Michael King, a director of Aberdeen Heat and Power, told MSPs that 1,000 new connections had been confirmed for the next three years, which...


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Industry Body Appoints New Directors to its Board

Grampian Online Summary Industry body Scottish Renewables has appointed seven new directors to its board. An election for the posts saw 20 eligible candidates enter the ballot, with a record turnout of 65 per cent of the organisation’s 260 member companies voting. Along with the high...


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Borger Multicrusher introduced to award-winning Scottish biogas project

Bioenergy Insight Summary A multicrusher supplied by Borger is being used at an award-winning waste-to-energy project in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. The Creed Integrated Waste Management Facility on the Isle of Lewis processes salmon waste into biogas using anaerobic digestion. The...