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Renewable energy to transform Hull

The River Humber is ready for a renewable energy revolution after it was announced a £130 million biomass power plant would be built in Hull. This pushes the total planned investment for the estuary to £1bn. The investment would make a lot of green jobs available in the area and the biomass plant would provide…

Benefits for a heat pump system

A heat pump system is an alternative to paying costly electricity or heating bills. As a renewable energy source there are a number of benefits for installing a heat pump system in your home. After reading the following, why not submit a quick quote request form and receive FREE, no obligation quotes from local, vetted…

National Trust continues renewable energy agenda

The National Trust has continued its renewable energy agenda by installing its largest solar panel system at the Llanerchaeron property in Wales. The Trust beat the December 12 deadline to receive the government’s higher Feed-in tariff rate and the PV system will generate half the property’s electricity. It was decided by installer Dulas, that a…

2050 renewable energy plans need to deal with home heating

The government’s ambitious targets for 2050, which include generating 80% of energy through renewables, are under threat say the Royal Academy of Engineers. The verdict was given on the government’s failure to reduce gas heating in 85% of UK households. The academy says there needs to be an effort to reduce the reliance of natural…

Scottish renewable energy set for Abu Dhabi deal

Scotland’s renewable energy ventures have received yet another boost as they’re ready to sign a technology research deal in the Middle East. Scotland broke their renewable energy targets in 2011 and the government is hoping to generate 100% of energy through renewables by 2020. And this deal with Abu Dhabi could further cement this possibility,…

Scottish renewable energy not leading British investment

Scotland’s renewable energy feats have had plenty of coverage over the last year, with more than £300 million invested and 2,500 jobs created. The renewables sector in Scotland, particularly wind power, could prove a lucrative investment and a further £6 million will be pushed into the sector. In the UK as a whole, a report…

Biomass still on target to produce 10 percent of energy by 2050

Biomass energy in the UK is still on track and it’ll account for 10% of the country’s total energy supply by 2050. The government’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC) say that 200 TWh could be produced as Britain targets 80% renewable energy by the same date. And according to the UK’s Biomass Directory, the biomass…

Scottish highlands to rely on biomass fuel as energy alternative

Community groups in Scotland are looking at how biomass can heat their homes, with the cost of energy rising. Groups in Wester Ross and Caithness see biomass as the perfect replacement for fossil fuels, and charity Highland Birchwoods will help the groups by supplying wood and estimating costs. Highlands Birch will help the groups come…

Biomass facility to replace coal-fired plant

A 108MW biomass power plant has been approved by the British Government and is expected to be completed in early 2015. The combined heat and power (CHP) plant will be sited in Ferrybridge, and will feed off biomass, waste-derived fuels and waste wood. The coal-fired station still on the Ferrybridge site will be closed down…

Biomass station to be built in Wales

The government has green lighted the construction of a Welsh biomass plant, which will be able to supply 300,000 homes with electricity. The plant in Anglesey will generate renewable energy through the burning of wood and other sustainable products. The construction phase will create around 600 jobs, and 100 will be made for when the…