Fairytale ending as castle saves £100,000 on energy bills

A Victorian mansion famed for its fairytale 14th century castle has saved £100,000 on its energy bills and cut carbon emissions by more than 400 tons. Located in Kent, the Scotney Castle (pictured) – owned by the National Trust – installed a 250kW wood-chip biomass boiler to provide hot water and heating to the historic […]

Biomass has been the “Cinderella” of renewables too long

Biomass has been the “Cinderella” of renewables too long, according to the Managing Director of an energy firm which has been selling the technology for a decade. Paul Clark of Melton Mowbray-based Rural Energy, part of the Myriad CEG group, believes the technology has been pushed out of the headlines by solar and wind. Biomass […]