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Councils in Wales Secure Funding for Heat Network Construction

BusinessNewsWales Summary The Welsh Government has set ambitious targets to operate at close to zero emissions by 2050. With 9% of Welsh emissions coming from buildings, this will certainly require a substantial change in how buildings are heated in the future. Heat networks are...

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Businesses offered £2.2m to develop affordable urban heat networks

Priyanka Srestha, Energy News Live Summary A share of up to £2.2 million is being offered to businesses to develop lower cost district heating networks and water infrastructure in Wales . Bridgend County Borough Council is launching a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI)...

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Bridgend plans £2m pipe network to share cheap heat around the town

Elizabeth Bradfield, Wales Online Summary A heat network system which could eventually lead to the cutting of energy bills for residents is being planned for Bridgend town centre. The project's £2 million first phase involves the installation of a combined heat and power boiler at Bridgend...

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Valero Energy to build £127m CHP unit

Power Technology Summary US-based company Valero Energy is set to begin a £127m project that would create a combined heat and power (CHP) cogeneration unit at its Pembroke refinery in Wales. The CHP cogeneration unit is reported to be the first project that has obtained planning permission...

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Multi-million pound investment in new energy plant will safeguard 1,000 jobs at Pembroke refinery

Chris Kelsey, Wales Online Valero's Pembroke refinery (Image: Welsh Government) Summary A multi-million pound energy project that will help ensure the sustainability of Valero’s Pembroke refinery into the future has been given the go ahead. The £127m project will create a combined...

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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...

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Renewable power for Ystrad Mynach business park

Caerphilly Observer Summary An industrial estate in Ystrad Mynach is being powered with renewable energy. Firm Novalux Energy has installed a combined heat and power (CHP) plant on the Withey Dyffryn Court Industrial Estate in Ystrad Mynach. Full Article Continue Reading #News ...

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Proposed power plant in Hadnock Road, Monmouth, could seize on 'rare' energy potential

Niall Griffiths, South Wales Argus Summary A POWER plant could generate up to 4 megawatts (MW) of electrical power to parts of Monmouth if approved by local authority planners. The outline planning application seeks to build a gas-powered combined heat and power (CHP) plant in the north...

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Renewables Company Gets Power Scheme Funded

Stephen Farrell, Insider Media Summary Renewable energy installation company Novalux Energy has installed a combined heat and power (CHP) plant on the Withey Dyffryn Court Industrial Estate in Ystrad Mynach, supported by £1.75m in funding from Lombard. All electricity and heat for the...