Lockdown leaves UK waste collectors feeling the pinch

3rd June 2020 | Recycling

To understand what lockdown life has meant for the UK economy, consider looking inside a rubbish bin. Stockpiling at the beginning of the lockdown led to a 70 per cent surge in cans and tins in mid-April, according to data collected by Suze, the waste management company. The measures have also resulted in an increase…Read more

The clean green gas of home – UK government consults on (initial) successors to RHI

3rd June 2020 | Commercial Energy

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has unveiled a consulting proposal for a Green Gas Support Scheme, providing support for injecting biomethane into the grid, and a Clean Heat Grant Scheme, offering grants of up to £4,000 to encourage uptake of heat pumps, and in some cases biomass heating. Entitled “Future support…Read more

UK energy storage nears 4GW

2nd June 2020 | Commercial Energy

Almost 4GW of energy storage capacity is now connected to the UK network with a further 9GW in the planning process, according to a new report released today by the Electricity Storage Network (ESN). The report – Electricity Storage: Pathways to a Net Zero Future – said there is a “shovel ready” pipeline of billions…Read more

Greenpeace calls for investigation into the plastic waste industry

1st June 2020 | Recycling

Greenpeace has called for an investigation into the plastic waste industry, following the findings of its latest The Recycling Myth 2.0 report. It says the investigation should look at the plastic waste industry with a focus on possible corrupt, fraudulent and illegal practises by exporting countries and local unlicensed operators. Greenpeace says that plastic waste…Read more

Major Kent solar farm given green light

31st May 2020 | Commercial Energy

The developers hope to start generating electricity by 2023. “This is a project that will generate up to 350MW of clean renewable electricity to power over 91,000 homes, reduce the UK’s dependence on fossil fuels and lower Carbon dioxide emissions by 68,000 tonnes a year.” 25 of those acres set aside to house the energy…Read more

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