UK renewables generate more power than fossil fuels for entire quarter

A new report from Carbon Brief notes this is the first time this has happened in the history of the UK’s energy sector

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Could US carbon capture project promise negative-emission fuels?

A new project in Mississippi suggests the answer is yes – it will convert waste woody biomass into diesel and aviation fuel while capturing any emissions released during the process

Guest Blog: Richard Burrell – Time to turn up the heat on decarbonisation targets

Decarbonising the UK’s heat network is one of the biggest energy challenges we face. The role of bioenergy, including biomass, in helping meet net zero heat emissions, has been convincingly outlined by the Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) Bioenergy Strategy report this week.

Guest Blog: Stuart Reid – Rapidly evolving energy world turns up the heat on business climate action

The recent wave of climate change activism and the UK Government’s commitment to a net zero future have increased the pressure on business and industry to decarbonise.

Equi Energy gallops towards stable energy system

ELN spoke to founder Amber Zakrzewski about her plans to convert heaps of horse dung from stables and fields across the country into biomass pellets

BP and Bunge bond over bioenergy in Brazil

The joint venture aims to become a highly efficient producer of sugarcane ethanol and generate renewable electricity

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E.ON to supply all customers with 100% renewable power

The change means more than 3.3 million homes will be provided with electricity from solar, wind and biomass plants at no extra cost

Scotland hits record food waste recycling rate

Since 2013, the increase in the amount of food waste being recycled has prevented 41,500 tonnes of greenhouse gases being produced

Guest Blog: Richard Burrell – Finding a pathway to much-needed UK heat decarbonisation

Whilst we continue to create energy milestones, such as the UK not using any coal to generate electricity for 18 days, renewable heat generation is not making the same headlines.

New £160m wood to energy plant fired up in Wales

The Margam Green Energy Plant has the potential to manage around 250,000 tonnes of waste wood a year