Waste-to-energy plant to warm homes in Cardiff with £26.5m district heating network

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility could generate enough power to heat more than 68,000 households

Wales fired up for low carbon heat with £8m government funding

The UK Government is supporting the development of a heat network in Cardiff and a combined heat and power plant in Bridgend

Cardiff ‘temporarily’ burns household recycling

The council said sending the majority of the city’s waste to energy from waste facility is the ‘safest option for residents and our crews during the ongoing crisis’

Engenie begins project to bring 12 rapid EV chargers to Cardiff

Each site will be powered by 100% renewable energy, allowing the council to improve air quality, meet climate targets and boost revenue

New deal to double number of rapid EV chargers in Cardiff

Engenie has received planning permission to install the first four of 12 new units in the city centre

Cardiff charges ahead with first electric bus trial

It will run along Route Six, taking passengers from the civic centre via the city centre and on to Cardiff Bay

Cardiff ‘to save £750,000 with LED lighting’

Wales has installed 14,000 energy efficient LED streetlights and a smart management system in its capital city. The project in Cardiff is the 1,000th of its kind delivered by Philips Lighting and is expected to significantly reduce the city’s carbon footprint, maximise operational efficiencies and improve the safety of citizens. The system is expected to […]

Grid connection secured for Cardiff tidal lagoon

Tidal Lagoon Power has secured the grid connection for its project in Wales. It has reached an agreement with National Grid over plans to build the £8 billion project, which is expected to power every home in Wales. Located between Cardiff and Newport, it would be the first tidal lagoon power plant at full-scale. The […]

15MW energy from waste plant to be built in Wales

An energy from waste plant with a capacity of 15MW is to be built in Wales. UK-based company CoGen and US firm Lockheed Martin Energy have teamed up to install the plant in Cardiff. The British firm will be the owner and developer of the plant, which is expected to process approximately 150,000 tonnes of […]

UK energy recovery project granted £110m EU loan

A waste to energy project in the UK has been granted £110 million of support by the European Investment Bank (EIB). The 30MW Cardiff Energy Recovery Facility is said to be the largest of its kind in Wales, treating 350,000 tonnes of waste every year from local authorities and businesses. At least 95% of non-recyclable […]