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  • Comment: Southern Water's pollution show's self monitoring doesn't work Pollution
    Comment: Southern Water's pollution show's self monitoring doesn't work

    A charity, Salmon & Trout Conservation (S&TC), who campaign to reverse the effects of industrialisation on the UK's rivers has commented on Ofwat imposing the biggest fine ever on a water company for "significant breaches of its licence conditions and its statutory duties." They write....

  • Waste plastic set to become hydrogen at Ellesmere Port Business
    Waste plastic set to become hydrogen at Ellesmere Port

    Peel Environmental is working in partnership with Waste2Tricity to deliver a 'UK first' plastics to hydrogen project at its 54-acre Protos site near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.

  • Reaction to law that UK will end net contribution to climate change by 2050 Politics
    Reaction to law that UK will end net contribution to climate change by 2050

    Following Prime Minster Theresa May's announcement in the House of Commons yesterday that amendments to the UK's Climate Change Act will set the country on a course to eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050, the move has been broadly welcomed by a range of interest groups - many pleased at the scale of its ambition to set the UK on a path to become the world's first major economy to set net zero emissions target in law, but others disappointed that the law will be reviewed every five years. Here's the range of comment received that Environment Times has received ......

  • Welsh rail renewal project was 97% diesel-free saving 15 tonnes of carbon Transport
    Welsh rail renewal project was 97% diesel-free saving 15 tonnes of carbon

    Innovative deployment of solar lighting and power generation has resulted in a major rail renewal project at Llanwern, South Wales achieving 97% diesel-free operation. And the project's leaders, Network Rail and Colas Rail Ltd, feel it has proved the viability of a sustainable 'Site of the Future'.

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Energy & Resource Management

F&P to build on strong position in market at AD and Biogas Exhibition

Peer-to-peer lending specialist, F&P Sponsors, is returning to the Anaerobic Digestion & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017, to be held between 5th – 6th July at the NEC, Birmingham, where on stand C504 it will highlight its strong track record in helping businesses to achieve funding.

Pharmaceutical Warehouse Industry Leaders - cooling systems with minimal carbon footprint

Jet Environmental is a specialist in the pharmaceutical sector with many successful implementations in large and niche operations. We estimate that over 50 per cent of medicines prescribed in the UK pass through a warehouse distribution centre temperature controlled by Jet Environmental.

AIR CONTROL INDUSTRIES' LED LIGHTING OVERHAUL REDUCES COSTS BY 70%

Industrial air movement specialist Air Control Industries is experiencing lower electricity bills and a huge improvement in its warehouse's working environment, thanks to a bright idea to introduce a new LED lighting system.

HOW MUCH ENERGY DO YOU CONSUME AFTER LIGHTS OUT?

When the last person out at night switches off the lights how many of us are lulled into a false sense of security to think that the energy consumption of their offices or factory also switches off for the night? Mike Glanfield, Chartered Energy Manager at Epsilon Energy Professionals, reports on a solution.

LOW CARBON HEATING SOLUTION FOR OVERSANDS SCHOOL

Pupils and staff at an independent specialist school in Cumbria are now benefiting from hot water and heating generated by two new biomass boilers optimised for energy efficient performance through eco-friendly pre-insulated pipe from Flexenergy.

SYMPATEX LAUNCHES 100% CO2-NEUTRAL TEXTILE MEMBRANE

Sympatex Technologies will introduce the "guaranteed green" Sympatex membrane, which is produced in a completely climate-neutral way for the first time at the Munich trade show ISPO 2017 (5th - 8th February 2017).

THE LOW CARBON HUB SOLAR PV SHARE OFFER HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 3RD OCTOBER 2016!

Low Carbon Hub's current share offer aims to raise £3.5 million to fund their second wave of renewables projects in Oxfordshire - the prelude to their ambition for the whole of Oxfordshire to be powered by an interconnected series of smart micro grids centred around multiple small scale, community-controlled renewable energy schemes.

KPA UNICON TO SUPPLY A BIOMASS-FIRED BOILER PLANT TO STORA ENSO SAWMILL IN SWEDEN

Stora Enso Timber Ab and KPA Unicon Oy have signed a contract of a biomass-fired hot water boiler plant delivery to Stora Enso sawmill Ala in Ljusne, Sweden.

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