Energy News

  • Somerset community energy group launches £4m solar bond

    A Somerset-based community energy scheme has launched a £4 million green bond to pay off a 36,000-panel solar farm’s debts. Burnham and Weston Energy’s 9.3MW community solar farm has already been in operation for nearly two years and the money raised will be used to pay off its existing loans. The site currently generates enough […]

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  • Upgrading outdated energy tech ‘could heal NHS spend by £260m a year’

    The NHS could save up to £260 million a year by upgrading inefficient and outdated energy technologies and using distributed energy solutions. That’s according to new research, which states the NHS trusts spend around £500 million a year on energy but could reduce those costs by using technologies such as onsite energy generation, services that […]

    Posted at July 3, 2018 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Upgrading outdated energy tech ‘could heal NHS spend by £260m a year’
  • Scotland consults on deposit return scheme to boost recycling

    The Scottish Government has launched a consultation to help shape a deposit return scheme (DSR) to boost recycling rates. It is seeking views on how much the deposit should be, how the scheme should be funded and what materials should be collected. Under a DRS, a small deposit is paid when buying a plastic bottle, […]

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