A recently established solar energy company has been set up with the aim of protecting customers from future changes to feed in tariffs.
Home Solar Saver Co was established by couple Ian and Lindsey Reed and helps domestic and commercial customers accurately calculate their energy usage after renewable energy technologies have been installed.
A new biomass partnership is looking forward to a year of rapid growth following a well-attended open day at which visitors saw a working biomass system in action.
The new venture was formed earlier this year when low-carbon heating business Natural Warmth teamed up with the owner of Barningham Estate in Teesdale to create a new biomass business located on the estate.
The region’s first commercial food waste AD facility is underway after an £8m deal was finalised.
Emerald Biogas Ltd will use a proportion of the 800,000 tonnes of food waste generated across the region to generate renewable energy and fertiliser for use across the North East.
A 5,700 sq m structure for the biggest blade testing hub in the world has been delivered to its new home at Narec in Blyth.
Built by Shepherd Construction, the structure will be capable of testing 100m blades and is part of an £80m investment by Narec – the National Renewable Energy Centre – in world-class facilities for the accelerated testing of offshore renewable energy technologies.
North East subsea specialist, Modus Seabed Intervention, have won a major contract on the EDF Energy owned Teesside Offshore Windfarm as a part of a high profile scheme to maximise the North Sea market.
Modus have secured the prestigious deal to dig trenches for deep sea cables and to survey the work prior to and following the work.
Air Products has announced that it will build and operate the world’s largest renewable energy plant in Teesside.
The Tees Valley plant will be located at the New Energy and Technology Business Park near Billingham and will be the first of its kind in the UK, and the largest of its kind anywhere in the world with an approximate capacity of 50MW.
Some of the North East’s largest renewable energy firms have expressed dismay over the government’s delay on announcing levels of financial support for the sector.
An announcement of the subsidy levels available under the Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROC) schemes had been expected in the Spring, but could now be delayed until September.
A Billingham-based firm offering comprehensive support to people looking to make their homes more energy efficient has gained a prestigious quality mark in record time.
Jayvee Renewables, part of Jayvee Building Services Ltd, offers a “one stop shop” service to customers looking to install solar photovoltaic roof panels.
A two-day collaborative event between the EEIF and Envirolink on the subject of Anaerobic Digestion was held earlier this week, with over fifty people in attendance.
Delegates from the industrial, commercial and farming sectors filled the space available to hear a quality line-up of speakers and discover first-hand through practical case studies the range of benefits the technology can offer.
North Energy, based near Stocksfield, Northumberland is winning work by linking investors to people with land, suitable for wind turbines largely due to the rapid growth in interest in renewable energy prompted by the Government’s Feed In Tariffs (FIT’s) scheme.
A network of new merchant wind companies are emerging to take advantage of the Government incentives – these businesses have the capital and financial expertise to help landowners who wish to enter the renewables market – North Energy, is working with businesses keen to invest in wind turbines of all sizes.