Ireland Should Diversify the Materials Used to Produce Energy and Heat

Ireland should increase and diversify the variety of natural materials it uses to produce energy and heat, according to a new report by the Committee on Environment, Transport, Culture and the Gaeltacht. Special consideration should be given to organic waste such as tree cuttings and trimmings from forests and farm slurry, according the report which … Read more

Kedco to Develop €45 Million Waste-to-energy Plant in London

Cork-based bio-science energy company Kedco has been given clearance to commence construction of a €45 million waste-to-energy plant at Enfield in North London. Having recently received clearance from Enfield Council, Kedco is due to commence the 18 months construction project shortly. When completed, the new facility will convert 60,000 tonnes of waste wood a year … Read more

UK University Starts Work on New £3m AD Plant

UK-based Harper Adams University College, which has more than 4,000 students, is expanding its commitment to sustainable energy by starting work on a £3million-plus renewable power system at its Shropshire campus. The anaerobic digester at Harper Adams in Edgmond, near Newport has been in planning for two-and-a-half-years and the recent turf cutting ceremony brought together … Read more