FirstGroup, the British transport group has launched 77 biomethane-powered buses in Bristol, via subsidiary First West of England, reports Bioenergy News. The initial 10 biogas buses were put into operation in the new year, utilising an existing biogas station for refuelling that opened in 2019. A further 27 biogas buses hit the streets in Bristol this week. The UK built … [Read more...] about 77 Biomethane-Powered Buses Launched In Bristol
Parts Of Cumbria Without Water After Storm Ciara
Storm Ciara may have passed us by at last but her effects are still very much being felt, with homes and businesses across Cumbria now left without water after a mains pipe near Kendal was damaged. United Utilities said “horrendous” weather conditions were getting in the way of repairs, with around 8,000 properties at risk of having to go without water for days, the BBC … [Read more...] about Parts Of Cumbria Without Water After Storm Ciara
Renewable Energy Patents Jump
Biomass boiler heating could be set to improve in coming years as the number of renewable energy patents being registered has jumped. The past year saw an increase of 28 per cent to 20,905 in 2018/19, up from 16,287 the previous year, according to UK commercial law firm EMW. This figure represents a steady increase in the number of patents filed over the past five years. … [Read more...] about Renewable Energy Patents Jump
Grants Soon To Be Available For Heat Pump Installation?
If your business were able to make use of a government grant to invest in either a domestic or commercial heat pump, would you consider making the switch to this renewable energy technology? The Ground Source Heat Pump Association will soon be urging the government to provide such grants for heat pump installation as part of a new support framework for low-carbon heating, … [Read more...] about Grants Soon To Be Available For Heat Pump Installation?
Increased Demand For Renewable Energy Professionals
Ahead of the government’s Future Homes Standard, there has been an growing call for more renewable energy professionals, as the ban on gas boilers in new homes comes in to effect from 2025. Biomass boilers and commercial heat pumps are replacing fossil fuelled heating to help the UK reach zero greenhouse emissions target in 2050. Specialist recruitment consultants, White HVACR … [Read more...] about Increased Demand For Renewable Energy Professionals