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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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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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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...


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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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Historic merger set to drive UK decentralized energy momentum

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary The UK's Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) and the Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) have announced their decision to merge. The announcement was made at the ADE’s annual conference at the Crystal, London. Speaking...


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VIDEO: An exclusive look at Surrey’s expanding district energy system

Amy Reid, Surrey Now-Leader Surrey’s District Energy Manager Jason Owen at the construction site of what will be Surrey’s first district energy centre. Summary While highrises and other new developments pop up all over the City Centre area, the changes to the landscape are impossible to...