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Biomass specialists raising the bar with new training for firms

BIOMASS heating pioneers re:heat are using their expertise to raise professional standards in the wood heat industry. The North East team are being called upon for specialist training as more schools, hospitals and major businesses move away from traditional fossil-fuelled ...

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Buckinghamshire County Council appoints Rural Energy for £1.3 million biomass contract

Leading biomass energy provider Rural Energy has completed the installation of nine biomass heating systems as part of a £1.3 million project with Buckinghamshire County Council. With all the systems now online, the sites are already benefitting from reduced heating ...

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Solar panel farm built by T H White Energy will see Ransom Wood become one of first self-sustaining business parks in UK

Specialist renewable energy provider T H White is behind a new three-acre solar farm that will see Ransom Wood Business Park become one of the UK’s first self-sustaining business parks. Ransom Wood Estates, which owns the Nottinghamshire-based park, has invested ...

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Wood Energy boiler is ‘shore’ thing for seaweed plant

Biomass heating pioneer Wood Energy has extended its reach to the furthest shores of the UK, with the installation of a 999kW Binder wood chip boiler, at a unique Outer Hebridean production plant. Hitched to a drying mill at the ...

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Waste Not Want Not

Everyone is encouraged to recycle, to not waste the Earth’s resources and so on. You won’t find an office in Britain anymore without the standard waste paper bin, probably a bottle box as well. But FMJ is investigating the more ...

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King of the castle

Historic sites and visitor attractions typically consider sustainability as secondary to visitor numbers and experience. But Hever Castle in Kent has placed its environmental performance at the forefront of the organisation’s business plan. Cathy Hayward went to find out more ...

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DECC announces £6m funding for local authority heat networks

Many university campuses, new mixed commercial and residential developments and high rise flats already draw their heat from systems in which heat is generated off-site by renewable or recovered sources such as waste heat from industry, energy from waste plants and ...

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National Trust pilots scheme in bid to source 50% of its energy from renewables

The National Trust spends nearly £6 million a year to heat and power its estate – 300 major historic houses, plus office buildings, visitor centres and 360 holiday cottages – and without action it forecasts that rising oil and gas ...

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New bands to make solar ‘a serious option’ for commercial buildings

In order to incentivise solar projects on buildings such as large factory and warehouse building-mounted solar PV projects, will receive higher rates than ground-mounted projects, the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has announced. A significant majority of respondents ...

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Industry body calls for equal access to renewable heat incentive payments

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has responded to the UK Government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) consultation by calling for support for the Scottish housing associations and co-operatives which are installing renewable heating. The RHI is a scheme that ...

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