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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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New Metro – Taking Flotex floorcovering in a new direction

As the popularity of modular flooring products continues to grow, Forbo has launched Flotex Metro, a stylish and versatile range of flocked floorcoverings available in tile (and sheet) format. Metro’s bright palette and understated pattern, conveying colour and texture without ...

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Have your say on renewables RHI for commercial, industrial and community customers

DECC has published two consultations on expanding the Rewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme for commercial, industrial and community customers to increase uptake of renewable heating kit in this sector.

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Micro-algae concept brings 50 shades of green to building’s fa__ade

A zero-energy house under construction in Germany is set to provide the first real-life test for a new fa__ade system that uses live microalgae to provide shade and generate renewable energy at the same time.

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RBS tops UK banks for renewable energy use

RBS has been named as the UK's number one bank for renewable energy use in one of the world's leading independent indexes.

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PM backs virtual power station’ scheme

David Cameron has thrown his weight behind an ambitious scheme to replace one of the most polluting power stations in the UK with a loose collective of renewable installations and energy-reduction initiatives.

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Millions still available for social landlords to make housing more energy efficient

Funding to get low carbon heating into the homes of hundreds of social housing tenants across the nation is still up for grabs for local authorities, housing associations and other registered providers of social housing.

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Supermarkets have the equivalent of football fields on their roofs, many of them underutilised

Sainsbury's has installed 69,500 new photovoltaic solar panels, or 16 MW of power, across 169 stores in the UK. The significant investment, the company believes, means collectively Sainsbury's supermarkets currently host the largest solar array in the UK and Europe - large enough to cover Wembley's pitch 24 times.

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National housing provider launches renewable heating pilot

Hanover Housing Association has launched an innovative renewable heating pilot scheme thanks to a green heating systems grant from the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

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Forestry sector success brings renewable energy in focus

The Scottish Government's, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Richard Lochhead, visited several businesses in Lochaber yesterday to see first hand how Scotland's robust forest industries are underpinning economic growth in the timber and renewable energy sectors.

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