Biomass firm fined £14,000 over ‘pollution risk’

A wood biomass company has been ordered to pay £14,000 after one of its waste wood stores in Hull caused a “pollution risk”. Stobart Biomass Products was in court over its waste transfer operation at Albert Dock in Hull where it was storing waste wood chips in 2011 and 2012 for the waste-to-energy industry. The […]

UK green bank’s first Northern Ireland investment

The Green Investment Bank (GIB) has completed its first investment in Northern Ireland, supporting renewable energy generation in the country. It has invested £20 million for the construction of a 15.8MW wood-fuelled combined heat and power (CHP) station at the Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners land at Lisahally. The Evermore project – forecast to be […]