Free AD Consultancy Service For UK Farmers

The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) in the UK has launched its new farmers’ consultancy service. The service, which is free of charge, will help farmers and landowners decide whether AD is a viable option for them to consider. Farm-based anaerobic digestion (AD) presents an opportunity for UK farmers, growers and land managers to … Read more

Ireland Can Meet Kyoto Greenhouse Gas Obligations

Ireland can comply with its Kyoto commitments (2008-2012) with regard to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but is predicted to breach its annual obligations under the EU 2020 target, from 2016 onwards. This is according to the EPA’s recently published greenhouse gas emissions projections for the period 2010 to 2020. The figures show the projected trends … Read more

EU Wind Sector Calls for Binding 2030 Target

The EU must adopt a binding renewable energy target for 2030 to secure long-term investment in renewable energy, according to the European Wind Energy Association. “The wind industry expects to invest some Eur400 billion in Europe between now and 2030,” says Arthouros Zervos, president of the European Wind Energy Association. “To do so it needs … Read more

Glass Recycling Continues to Increase in Europe

According to the latest glass recycling estimates – published one year ahead of the official Eurostat data – more than 67% of glass bottles and jars were collected for recycling in the European Union in 2009. The figures released by FEVE, the EU Container Glass Federation, translate into about 11 million tonnes or 25 billion … Read more