Quorn hopes for healthy carbon savings

Quorn Foods hopes to see healthy carbon savings following the installation of a combined heat and power (CHP) plant. It is working with Veolia to install a 2MW CHP unit and combination boiler that will provide low carbon electricity, hot water and steam to its production facility at Stokesley, North Yorkshire. The CHP plant will […]

Oyster farmers trawl for Fyne carbon savings

Loch Fyne is scaling up its ambitions for cutting carbon emissions with a major review of its energy use. The check-up will focus mainly on its oyster and seafood farming business which exports to 20 countries. Eventually it will take in the 40 restaurants around the country. Loch Fyne’s Facilities Manager John Meaney said energy efficiency was one […]

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Demand Response solutions have a massive role to play in delivering secure, clean and affordable energy in the years to come. For businesses, it can provide a new source of revenue to offset rising energy costs or fund energy efficiency measures, cut carbon emissions and help to ‘keep the lights on’ across the UK. Open […]

Fife Council to save £1.2m from waste-to-energy initiative

A council in the Scottish Lowlands expects to save around £1.2 million by turning its food and garden waste into energy. Fife Council has chosen ENER-G to supply a high efficiency combined heat and power (CHP) system for its new anaerobic digestion facility (pictured) at its Lochhead landfill site in Dunfermline. The plant, which is […]

New initiative to educate students on renewable energy

Schoolchildren across the UK will now be educated on renewable energy in a bid to help reach the UK’s target. The initiative is part of a solar firm’s move to raise awareness of renewable energy and carbon savings among children aged above seven years. Lightsource Renewable Energy, in partnership with charity group SolarAid, has provided […]

Costa coffee owner cuts its carbon

Ever think about how much carbon goes into making your coffee? It’s a question the owner of the Costa coffee chain has thought about – and it says it has saved more than 1500 tonnes of CO2 in 2011. Whitbread, the UK’s largest hotel and restaurant group, cut the same amount of carbon as taking […]