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Yorkshire clean energy business scoops prestigious Institute of Physics award

FeTu, an Elland-based firm whose pioneering green-energy device has global potential to slash CO2 emissions by converting waste heat into electricity, has been awarded the prestigious Institute of Physics (IOP) Business Start-up Award for its ground-breaking technology. The IOP accolade is awarded each year to a young business, chosen from across

Most business leaders say they are more environmentally focussed following COVID-19 outbreak

Almost two thirds of business leaders in Yorkshire say they are now more environmentally conscious in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research released today. The survey, jointly commissioned by B2B energy suppliers Opus Energy and Haven Power, part of Drax Group, found bosses are having to make bolder decisions as they prepare for a brave

Smith Brothers begins construction on second Arlington Energy battery storage site

Arlington Energy’s colossal 1GW UK portfolio of energy storage and gas peaker projects continues to evolve. Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd has commenced construction work at a battery site on Greenfield Road, Bedford. The independent connection provider (ICP), will oversee all private, contestable, and EPC works relating to the 40MW assignment – from

Wallace and Gromit’s favourite Wensleydale cheese waste to heat 4,000 homes

Iona Capital, a low carbon sustainable fund manager, has secured a deal with the Wensleydale Creamery to produce over 10,000 MWh of energy per year from a by-product of cheese making. The new feedstock agreement will see Iona’s Leeming Biogas plant in North Yorkshire process whey permeate, a valuable by-product produced

Hydro excels with highest ever output

Settle's ground-breaking hydroelectric scheme, which launched in 2009, has recorded its best monthly output this Spring. Generating 13,747 kWhrs during March, the output was equivalent to the electricity consumed by 45 typical homes during the same period. The river was at its highest since records began in the 1950's, flooding the sports