Renewable Energy Technologies Archive

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Dec 23, 2015

Deck the halls with biomethane

More households will be cooking their turkeys this Christmas with green gas this Yuletide than ever before, according to the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA).
Dec 23, 2015

Buckinghamshire awards AD contracts

Buckinghamshire County Council has awarded four contracts to treat food and garden waste for the coming two years.
Dec 21, 2015

African solar energy project reaches crowdfunding target

The INTASAVE Energy project has reached its original target of $100,000 to bring solar energy to villages in Kenya.
Dec 19, 2015

Council energy firm can “weather the storm” after FIT announcement

The commercial director at Public Power Solutions (PPS) has said he is confident they can “weather the storm” following this week’s news regarding the Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) rates.
Dec 17, 2015

Government confirms new Feed-In-Tariff rates

Domestic solar installations are set to see Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) rates reduced to 4.39p, the Government has today confirmed.
Dec 16, 2015

Trump loses wind farm battle

The US tycoon Donald Trump has lost his legal battle to prevent an offshore wind farm being built near his golf course in Aberdeenshire.
Dec 16, 2015

Tidal energy generator installed in Wales

A Welsh company has installed the country’s first tidal energy generator in Ramsey Sound, Pembrokeshire.
Dec 16, 2015

Owzat! Derbyshire Cricket Club announces solar partnership

Derbyshire County Cricket Club has joined forces with Custom Solar for a new partnership.

Feature Articles

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Jan 12, 2015

Bringing hydro-power to the masses

Bradford City Council’s Energy Management Officer, Neill Morrison, looks at the story so far in bring hydro-electric power to his district.
Jan 12, 2015

Developing Former Landfill Sites with Solar PV

In this first article in a series on developing former landfill sites with solar PV, British Solar Renewables explains why this is such a good area for consideration. Later articles in the series will consider how to go about such development, the…
Jun 09, 2015

Does the future of sustainable energy lie in food waste?

In this piece Emma Gilroy, Digital Marketing Manager at Direct365, a company that works across a variety of industries, looks at AD in the NHS and wider public sector.
Stuart Anderson
Nov 11, 2014

Tidal Energy in North Wales: A Bridge to the Future?

In this article, Dr Stuart Anderson, a member of Conwy County Borough Council, considers a new initiative for wave and tidal energy along the North Wales Coast.
Jamie Hailstone
Aug 31, 2014

Scottish Government rejects plans for Highlands wind farm

The Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has refused planning consent for a 34-turbine wind farm near Bonar Bridge in the Highlands (21 August).
Steve Cirell
May 22, 2014

New Change to Large Land Based Solar PV Projects

In this article Stephen Cirell reviews the proposals by the Government to amend the ROC regime to exclude large scale solar PV developments from 2015.
Steve Cirell
Nov 03, 2014

Hydropower In Local Government: A Review

Stephen Cirell considers the current position on hydropower in Local Government as part of a presentation to the BHA annual conference 2014.
Jamie Hailstone
Aug 31, 2014

New Energy from Waste plant announced for Derby

The Green Investment Bank has announced (21 August) it is investing £64m into a new local authority-backed Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in Derby