Project to install heat pumps in retirement homes ‘to save 4,000 tonnes of CO2’

Rendesco says its £5.5 million crowdfunded bond has already raised £3.69m of its £5.5m target

Using waste materials to generate on-site heat and power

In the past, technologies capable of converting waste materials into electricity have either been huge, cathedral scale incineration plants or unreliable, dirty and inefficient small-scale combustion systems.

EU approves inclusion of 600MW CHP plant in Polish scheme

It found the Plock facility will contribute to the EU’s energy and environmental objectives without distorting competition

When is a waste not a waste?

Handling, transporting and treating waste materials can be a complex and expensive business.

Liverpool’s Royal Liver Building gets energy efficient with green upgrade

BG Energy Solutions has completed a major plantroom project at the Grade I listed site in Liverpool

Heatwave deaths ‘to triple by 2050 without government action’

The Environmental Audit Committee says dangerous temperatures in summer could be normal by the 2040s

London’s lost rivers ‘could turn the tide towards low carbon heat’

A new report suggests underground waterways could be fed through heat pumps to warm buildings

Ireland sees fall in carbon emissions

One significant contributor to the fall in emissions last year was the change in the power generation fuel mix

New service to track carbon intensity of heat hits market

Erda Energy has launched a weekly analysis of the carbon intensity of various heating technologies in the UK

Efficiency of electrifying heat ‘must be accurately assessed’

A new report suggests this is necessary to inform consumers about the real efficiency of electric heaters