Buildings in South Tyneside to be warmed by heat from River Tyne

The project is expected to save around half a million pounds a year

Low carbon travel in Scotland offered £13.25m in funding

Projects could include those that encourage walking and cycling and promote the uptake of electric vehicles

Humber to host £12m low carbon innovation centre

It aims to help drive innovation through collaboration with SMEs in sectors, including offshore wind

Micro-hydropower ‘could save millions’

Micro-hydropower turbines could save the water industry millions of pounds each year. That’s according to new research from Bangor University and Trinity College Dublin. The turbines work by harnessing water already flowing around the system. The report claims supplier Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water alone could save £1 million a year through the generation of 10 […]

EU funds for Bulgaria’s environment projects restored

The European Commission has restored payments to Bulgaria from EU funds under the Operational Programme (OP) Environment. That means the Commission will now process payment requests from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Cohesion Fund for projects under the OP. The funds are awarded for projects related to energy and transport that benefit […]

EU to invest €60m in Poland-Lithuania power link

The European Commission is supporting the construction of the electricity interconnector between Poland and Lithuania with a €60 million (£49m) investment. The current project will focus on building a power transmission line between the Polish city of Ełk and the Polish-Lithuania border in the Polish regions of Podlaskie and Warminsko-Mazurkie. It is the fifth major […]