Artificial lightning tech moo-ves UK farms to cleaner days

Dr Nick Humphries, Chief Agronomist at N2 Applied spoke to ELN about the technology that promises to reduce methane emissions by 99% from animal waste

Industry urges government to take urgent action against spiralling energy prices

The group proposes tariff discounts and other winter cost containment measures to ensure that energy intensive industries continue to operate this winter

Plants feel down too! Stress in plants can now be measured

The technology is designed to detect stressful plant conditions, including drought, heat, cold and light stress

Businesses in Yorkshire offered £600k for anaerobic digestion innovation

Projects can include desk-based studies, consultancy, laboratory tests, scale-up or demonstration activities

Ørsted to build ‘groundbreaking’ green ammonia project for sustainable food production

The green ammonia is intended to be used in the production of carbon-neutral fertiliser products

Seaweed plaguing Mexico’s beaches ‘could provide energy opportunity’

University of Exeter scientists say Sargassum seaweed can be turned into biofuel and high-quality, low-cost fertiliser through a process called hydrothermal liquefaction

IEA: Rising consumption of plastics to drive oil demand growth

Petrochemicals – i.e. components derived from oil and gas used in daily products like plastics, clothing and detergents – are to account for more than a third of growth to 2030

French utility ENGIE invests in home biogas company

Israeli firm HomeBiogas’ technology converts organic waste into cooking gas

Is North Korea rocketing towards algae energy?

North Korea could be growing algae in an attempt to diversify its energy resources and become more independent. That’s the suggestion from 38 North, part of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, which claims a blooming algae industry could allow the isolated nation to “mitigate the negative effects of sanctions both on the […]

New Swiss tech converts CO2 in air to fertiliser

A waste plant in Switzerland has installed technology to remove carbon dioxide from the air and convert it into fertiliser. Climeworks’ Direct Air Capture unit on the roof of a waste incineration plant in Hinwil, near Zurich, filters the greenhouse gas from the atmosphere and sells it to the nearby Gebrüder Meier Primanatura AG agricultural plant. […]