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Calls for tougher legislation and gas boiler ban welcomed by sustainable developer

A hard-hitting report that says UK housing is unfit for the future challenges of climate change has been welcomed by leading sustainable developers Citu. The UK Housing: Fit for the future? study by the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says the Government must act now to improve the quality of

Yorkshire renewables could soon power a million refrigerators

Yorkshire and The Humber could soon have enough renewable energy capacity to power more than one million refrigerators a year, research by Barton Willmore has shown. Analysis of the number of renewable energy schemes already operating in the region – and those yet to be built – shows Yorkshire is on

Leeds solar power business wins Africa charity export order

Xerogrid, a renewable energy business based in Leeds, has won a £165,000 contract to supply  solar systems that will power mobile clinics in Nigeria for the charity eHealth Africa. Headed by founder and managing director Ian Emberton, Xerogrid specialises in fitting solar and wind power in difficult to reach locations that

Yorkshire dairy farm invests to future-proof business

A dairy farm in North Yorkshire is set to save more than £3,000 a year thanks to changes made to its wash-down system by specialist renewable energy consultants, Greenio. The Greenio team worked with the Sowray family at its Sheriff Hutton farm to specify, supply and install a 16-kilowatt HT Daikin

Rudding Park invests in a green transport future with EV charge points from ENGIE

ENGIE, an energy and services company with operations in Leeds, has partnered with luxury Yorkshire hotel Rudding Park to install electric vehicle charge points for guests.  Visitors to the award-winning hotel in Harrogate will now be able to charge their electric vehicles free of charge thanks to the addition of newly

Greater support for housebuilders required to meet Government electric vehicle charging plans

The UK’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure specialist, Fulcrum, has welcomed the Government’s proposals to install charging points in new homes, business parks and lampposts, but recommends more support for housebuilders to ensure its success. Fulcrum’s head of EV Charing Solutions Foad Albakri said: “The Government’s consultation needs to be clear on

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Shredder investment reduces fuel consumption by 60 per cent waste to energy plant

Construction and commercial waste management specialist Rabbit Waste Management Ltd has more than halved the energy required to power its shredding line, resulting in cost savings of approximately £60,000 per year. Rabbit commissioned the UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder in November 2017, in a bid to lower the level of dust, fines,

Two Leeds shopping centres “go green” for World Environment Day

Two of the biggest retail and leisure destinations in Leeds are "going green"’ to show their support for today's World Environment Day. Landsec-owned Trinity Leeds and White Rose Shopping Centre are getting behind the international campaign which aims to encourage worldwide awareness and action for environmental protection. Both Trinity Leeds and White Rose

Carter Jonas advises on sale Of 1.5mw Yorkshire wind farm

A subsidiary of Broadview Energy’s Eolian Three fund has successfully completed the acquisition of the Limes Wind Farm in Yorkshire from a private landowner advised by Carter Jonas. Located in Hull, the project consists of two Enercon wind turbines, with a total installed capacity of 1,500Kw. It was granted planning permission

Falling costs put offshore wind “at the heart of UK energy policy”

Dramatic reductions in the cost of offshore wind have “transformed the political landscape” and put wind power at the heart of UK Government energy policy, a Siemens Gamesa executive has told a major industry conference. Ray Thompson, UK Head of Business Development for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, told the Offshore Wind

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