combined heat & power
BEIS compromises on renewable heat support, announces new heat network funding
The UK Government is seemingly beginning to take heed of advice to focus on delivering low-carbon heating systems, with two new announcements which could effectively reduce emissions from heating demand in towns and cities and begin to restore investor confidence in the neglected sector.
University of Northampton goes green with new Waterside campus
Students at the University of Northampton will soon have their heating and hot water generated by a CO2-saving on-site energy centre, incorporating woodchip biomass boilers and a combined heat and power (CHP) system.
Newcastle United scores big energy savings with new CHP system
Newcastle United Football Club has continued its 'carbon positive' crusade by installing a combined heat and power (CHP) system at its own St James Park Stadium, just before the new Championship season kicks off.
GIB investment set to increase NI renewable electricity by 10%
The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and investment firm Foresight have invested £20m into the construction of a wood fuelled combined heat and power (CHP) station to be built in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
E.ON and Barratt partner on low carbon homes project
A former hospital and a new development in Croydon are two of the sites chosen for a low carbon homes project being developed by E.ON and Barratt Homes.
Poo power comes to north Lancashire
Human sewage is being used to generate all the electricity for Lancaster's wastewater treatment works.
Rapeseed oil fuels energy revolution
A new four-star hotel and local schools and offices are some of the buildings benefitting from low carbon energy produced from rapeseed oil.
Hospital warms Camden householders
The Royal Free Hospital in London is to heat 1,500 homes in Camden with surplus heat generated from its Combined Heat and Power (CHP) network.
Renewable heat plans welcomed by industry
The Energy Secretary, Chris Huhne, has announced details of the plans to expand the market for renewable heat supplies in the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) policy document.
Cheese company goes green
Dairy products company Adams Foods has announced carbon savings of 476 tonnes in its new factory and office complex in Staffordshire.
Greg Barker opens Europe's largest ground source heat pump
Climate change minister Greg Barker flipped the switch to activate Europe's largest ground source heat pump at a multi-million pound London shopping centre.
Sweet energy savings for confectionary maker
The UK's largest independent sweet maker announced an energy reduction deal over the weekend.
Microgeneration consultation launches formally
The government launched a formal consultation into the Microgeneration Strategy today (December 22).
Communities urged to be more energy self sufficient
The Government has today (November 25) urged communities to become more energy self sufficient.
Queen visits new CHP facility
A new bottling facility in Northern Ireland is cutting CO2 emissions by 66% with the installation of an on-site Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant.
CHP building for Wolverhampton
The University of Wolverhampton is to use a combined heat and power plant (CHP) in a new performance arts centre.
Huhne praises CHP on visit to Liverpool
The green credentials of the newly built Museum of Liverpool have been praised by energy secretary Chris Huhne.
Hospital prepares for greener operation
A hospital packed with green technology could become the most environmentally friendly in Britain, according to the primary care trust building it.
London Mayor promises green jobs and cheaper, low carbon fuel bills
Parts of London are to see more localised energy generation as City Hall teams up with other agencies to offer support for such schemes.
Luxury towers to generate own power
A pair of luxury apartment blocks next to London's Canary Wharf are set to use a state-of-the-art heating scheme to reduce the building's carbon footprint.
Tiered credits set to change Renewables Obligation
Plans to introduce different tiers into the Government's system of Renewables Obligation Credits (ROC) will go ahead, ministers have announced.
Government wants tips on 'renewable' heating
The Government is asking experts for advice on how to heat buildings while keeping their carbon footprint to a minimum.