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

Biomass can help deliver much-needed UK heat decarbonisation

Biomass could play a pivotal role in heat decarbonisation and help the UK meet its renewable heat targets, AMP Clean Energy said today. Around 6% of heat in the UK currently comes from renewable sources, but EU targets require it to double to 12% by 2020. The Renewable Energy Association (REA) report ‘Bioenergy in the […]

Case Study – Villa Nursery – AMP Clean Energy

Clean energy supporting sustainable growth of award-winning British produce

EU approves €706k Dutch aid for carbon capture tech

The Commission said the project will contribute to the EU’s environmental and climate goals without distorting competition

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Number of ROCs issued in 2017/18 up 16.7% on previous year

That’s according to the latest statistical release from BEIS, which shows this equated to a 15% rise in generation

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Scottish chickens cooperate to generate eggcellent amount of energy

More than 128,000 hens at the Glenhead of Aldouran farm in Stranraer create enough manure to provide a reliable energy feedstock for the farm

Guest Blog: Linda Taylor – Industry uniting behind the benefits of bioenergy

Bioenergy is the little-known leader of British renewables. That was the declaration made by the REA following the first instalment of its Bioenergy Strategy Review.

Biomass wood chippings
Biomass ‘now provides 11% of UK’s electricity’

The Renewable Energy Association says this is equivalent to four Sizewell B Nuclear power stations

Guest Blog: Richard Burrell – The Biomass Trilemma: threat or opportunity?

So, what is the Biomass Trilemma? Put simply there are three key issues at play: the policy landscape, air quality and the importance of heat decarbonisation.

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Avocado stones could help save the world… but how?!

A Mexican company is using the large seeds to create biodegradable polymers