- 40 North England pea farmers collaborate with Birds Eye to cut carbon Food
Commons' Environmental Audit Committee react to PM's 10-point carbon plan
Reacting to the Prime Minister's 10-point plan on the UK reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, Environmental Audit Committee Chairman Philip Dunne MP said: "The Prime Minister's 10-point plan to build back greener, and supporting 250,000 green jobs, is an important commitment a year out from hosting COP26. But it is disappointing that of the £12billion funding in the plan, only £4billion is new.
- Arjowiggins' new see-through paper takes on plastic packaging Business
UK's largest battery balancing renewables for National Grid goes live
A mammoth c.50MW / 75MWh battery, located in Thurcroft, South Yorkshire, has gone live generating revenue for the site while helping the National Grid balance supply and demand. It is a flagship project showing how the renewable energy will be used and managed. As the country transitions towards a carbon neutral energy supply, batteries will play a vital role in managing energy supplies and ensuring the lights can be kept on.
Movers & Shakers
FINANCE DIRECTOR DRAWS CROWDS AT WORLD CONGRESS
Jacopa finance director Peter Sargent made an impressive presentation to an attentive audience at the IFS World Conference in Gothenburg recently, with an authoritative overview of the rollout of the Company's highly successful enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.
SIMISTER STORMS IN AT JACOPA
Tony Simister has joined leading wastewater specialist Jacopa to further strengthen the company's storm water product portfolio. Tony has a strong background in both the commercial and engineering aspects of storm water projects and is well known for his professional contribution within the industry.
BIOGENIE-ENGLOBE WIN GREEN APPLE AWARD FOR SUSTAINABILITY
Biogenie-EnGlobe, a subsidiary of EnGlobe Corp., and leading worldwide operator of contaminated material treatment facilities, in conjunction with their JV partner Biffa waste services, has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the international campaign to find the greenest companies across the globe.