Waste-to-energy power plant given the go-ahead

Waste-to-energy power plant given the go-ahead

3rd October 2012 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

A power plant that will generate energy from waste has been given Government approval following a 12-month inquiry, the Guardian has reported. The 60MW plant in Cheshire has been backed by Tata Chemicals and E.ON will cost £250m to construct.


Liquid air is a possible energy storage solution

Liquid air is a possible energy storage solution

2nd October 2012 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

According to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, turning air into liquid could provide an answer as to how we could store energy, the BBC reports.


UK to save billions by 2030 after smart meter rollout

UK to save billions by 2030 after smart meter rollout

28th September 2012 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

According to a report backed by British Gas, smart meters could save the UK £14bn by 2030, Business green has reported. The study also found that SMEs could save £800 on their annual commercial energy bills by installing a smart meter.


Domestic market to benefit from renewable heating scheme

Domestic market to benefit from renewable heating scheme

26th September 2012 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

Homeowners planning to install renewable heat technologies, such as biomass boilers and solar thermal panels could soon benefit from government plans to offer financial incentives for such tasks, Business Green has reported.


High-speed rail scheme heading for significant carbon savings

High-speed rail scheme heading for significant carbon savings

24th September 2012 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

A study commissioned by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), RSPB and the Campaign for Better Transport has found that the High-Speed Rail 2 (HS2) scheme could help the country meet its target of lowering emissions by 80% on levels seen in 1990 by 2050.