The government has announced that it is launching a consultation on the future support for low carbon heat given that decarbonisation of heat is one of the biggest challenges that the country has to face in hitting climate targets.. Heating our homes and businesses, and industry, accounts for one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the UK and this new consultation will … [Read more...] about Govt Sets Out Proposals For Decarbonisation Of Heat
Renewable Power Generation ‘Overtook Coal In Q1 2020’
In a first for the UK, renewable energy sources generated more electricity than any other main source of power for the first quarter of the year, helped by a fall in energy demand as the UK went into lockdown in the second half of March. This is according to a new study from industry analysts EnAppSys, reported on by Smart Energy International, revealing that renewables … [Read more...] about Renewable Power Generation ‘Overtook Coal In Q1 2020’
Drax’s Largest Biomass Shipment Arrives In UK
Associated British Ports (ABP) and Drax announced on March 20 that a shipment of 63,907 metric tons of wood pellets had been received and unloaded earlier in the week. It was the largest shipment of wood pellets handled to date at the Port of Immingham, according to the York Press. The wood pellets arrived from the US Port of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in a Zheng Zhi bulk … [Read more...] about Drax’s Largest Biomass Shipment Arrives In UK
Biomethane From Anaerobic Digestion To Be Used At Heathrow
An agreement between Heathrow Airport and French multinational electric utility company ENGIE has been announced, to facilitate the replacement of natural gas with green biomethane, according to International Airport Review. The biomethane will be sourced from anaerobic digestion and utilised across all of Heathrow’s terminals until March 2022. The benefits of green … [Read more...] about Biomethane From Anaerobic Digestion To Be Used At Heathrow
What Are The Top Environmentally Friendly Heating Solutions?
If you’re looking for ways to make your business more environmentally friendly, you’ll no doubt be thinking about your energy use. If you’ve taken simple steps, like switching to LED light bulbs and making sure you’re not using unnecessary power, your heating system is the next logical area to seek improvements in. Gas central heating is the norm for many UK homes and … [Read more...] about What Are The Top Environmentally Friendly Heating Solutions?