Second life batteries/green jobs/fusion/CLT/low carbon cement

2nd December 2022

In another sign that sanity is slowly returning to this country it is encouraging to hear that the Environment Secretary has confirmed that the Environmental Land Management scheme will start to roll out as originally planned next year. Not a moment too soon. COMPANY NEWS Ineos in talks with Rolls-Royce to build mini-nuclear power plantIneos, … Read More

Capacity Market/hydrogen/hemp/solar cells & focus on Energy Storage

25th February 2022

As if the world wasn’t divided enough the arguments rage now between those who think fracking is the answer to the energy crisis and those who want more renewables to reduce dependency on unreliable sources. I don’t need to suggest which side of that chasm Titbits sits on but there is a good summary of … Read More

mini nuclear/heat pumps/peat bogs/amonia/methane leaks

11th November 2020

I remember seeing an impressive presentation years ago about the idea of using ammonia as a zero carbon fuel for certain applications. Some ideas take a long time to take hold Company news Rolls-Royce unveils plans to build 16 mini nuclear plants in the UKRolls-Royce is pushing for the UK government to provide a multi-billion-pound … Read More

Heat networks/price spikes/E10/green bonds/small nuclear & focus on the Budget

6th March 2020

Politicians tend to get derided for making “U turns”, but when you are reversing the dismal legislation of your predecessors it should be applauded: welcome back onshore wind and solar in the UK! Company news Ikea slashes global emissions as business growth continues The world’s largest furniture retailer revealed in its latest sustainability report that … Read More