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New renewable energy venture for Arbroath family farm

The Courier.co.uk Summary East Balmirmer farm has produced livestock, cereals, vegetables, potatoes and daffodils over the 70 years it has been in the Galloway family, but Robert Galloway and his son Rory are now focused on the production of dried wood chip for commercial use. The new project...


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Government Awards £40m for Seven District Heating Networks

Energy Live News Summary An investment of £40 million has been announced for seven district heating network projects, which will give thousands of homes access to low carbon heating. The heat networks, which provides heating in place of a traditional gas boiler, will be developed in...


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UK’s first district heating scheme using mine water energy now in development

ThinkGeoenergy Summary In a release, the UK government has announced that construction of a district heating scheme utilising mine water energy is set to begin in spring at development in County Durham, in the northeast of England, UK. The project will utilise water heated by geothermal energy...


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'Next five years are critical': Report urges government to beef up green heat plans

Catherine Early, Business Green Summary New green heat technologies, such as heat pumps, combined heat and power systems, district heating, hydrogen and biogas, coupled with smart controls and financial innovation, could revolutionise home heating and put the UK on track to meet its net zero...


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Second Phase of Stoke-On-Trent's Heat Network Begins

Renewable Energy Magazine Summary The second phase of Stoke-On-Trent's heat network began this week when civic and business leaders from the UK city, and students from Stoke on Trent College's Urban Heat Academy, attended a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the latest 1.4 km...


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ENGIE Wins University of Leicester contracts worth over £200m

PBCToday Summary ENGIE has secured over £200m in contracts for state-of-the-art student accommodation and regeneration scheme with Freemens Common Village LLP, for the University of Leicester ENGIE will oversee the delivery of 1,164 new student accommodation across seven blocks, the...


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Hotting up: are heat networks about to take off in the UK?

Isabella Kaminski, Engineering & Technology Summary Eighty per cent of space and water heating in UK homes is provided by standard boilers, while in Europe heat networks have proved far more efficient, Is the UK now ready to embrace this system to provide greener heating? You might...


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SHARC Energy and Borders College Powering on with Green Heat Milestone

Globe Newswire Summary VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sharc International Systems Inc. (CSE: SHRC) (FSE: IWIA) (OTCQB: INTWF) ("SHARC" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that SHARC Energy and Borders College are celebrating the delivery of 2 gigawatt...

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Vattenfall 'front runner' for London heat network project

Adam John, Utility Week Summary Swedish energy group Vattenfall has been announced as the front runner for a low carbon heating infrastructure project in north London. The new 180-acre district heating network will be situated in Brent Cross South in Barnet and is being developed by urban...

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Adding geothermal into the UK's heat mix - utilising old coal mines

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Summary With 23,000 abandoned coal mines, most of the flooded, they could provide a great opportunity to bring geothermal to the UK's heating mix, said experts at the Durham Energy Institute. In a long and enlightening article, Energy Post, describes the ...

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