Green Investment Group charges ahead with 40MW UK battery storage project

It follows the acquisition of a portfolio of development stage, utility-scale battery storage projects in the UK from Capbal Limited last year

Wooden flooring tech turns footsteps into electricity

ELN has talked with scientists who have invented a wooden floor that can produce energy to power LED lights

Wood you believe it – the floor that powers your home!

Scientists have developed chemically modified wood that will turn the energy of footsteps to electricity

‘First ever’ £430m government-backed green transition loan announced

Wood plc will receive the loan to increase clean growth exports, green jobs and take advantage of the energy transition

Oranges ‘can make 100% renewable transparent wood’

Fruit can provide wood with a bio-plastic material that can make it efficient for applications such as smart windows, according to new research

Howzat? Bamboo cricket bats are more sustainable, researchers say

University of Cambridge research shows bats made from bamboo offer a better ‘sweet spot’ compared to conventional willow ones

Domestic coal and wet wood burning to be banned across England by 2023

The move aims to encourage the use of cleaner fuels in the home – wood-burning stoves and coal fires are the single largest source of particulate matter pollutants

Biomass delivers ‘questionable carbon savings’, says new report

Environmental thinktank Sandbag claims biomass does not allow ‘near-immediate carbon and cost reductions’

UN calls for urgent action to address biomass use in Africa

A new study has found biomass production in the continent accounted for 90% of round-wood production in 2016, out of which 16% was converted to charcoal

Geminor lands contract to handle waste wood in Norway

The companies involved believe the contract is the first of its kind in the country – it will see much of the wood recycled into furniture