Bio Global Industries - March Newsletter

March 2017 BGI Ltd Newsletter.Read more

933 everyday investors unite in Thrive’s movement for a cleaner, smarter energy system

Thrive Renewables Plc (Thrive) bond offer, promoted by ethical lender, Triodos Bank and available for the first time through an Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) with Abundance, attracts over 900 everyday investors, from all walks of life, and funds £10M of renewable energy projects.Read more

Installation of free smart chargers gets underway for electric vehicle owners in Electric Nation project

Bristol-based ICU Charging Equipment installs first smart charger as part of pioneering WPD smart grid projectRead more

GWave launches Wave Hub Project, 8 February 2017

American wave energy developer, GWave has announced its plans for a 9MW wave energy project to be deployed at Wave Hub, Cornwall.Read more

BayWa r.e. acquires Green Hedge Operation and Maintenance division

BayWa r.e. has acquired the stand-alone operations & maintenance (O&M) service business that was previously part of the Green Hedge group of companies. With this successful acquisition, BayWa r.e. is adding 160MW of O&M mandates for photovoltaic (PV) plants to its existing operating portfolio in UK, bringing the total to 620MW.Read more

janom signs deal with Cornish start-up Wattstor to develop innovative energy storage system 10 January 2017

Wattstor, one of the UK’s leading home energy storage companies and janom, a European private equity company, have signed an investment deal to further develop Wattstor’s energy storage management capability.Read more

MLA College wins Gold award for “Best Online Distance Learning Programme”, 2 December 2016

MLA College have won the Gold award for the “Best Online Distance Learning Programme” at the Learning Technologies Awards 2016 in London yesterday for their submission, “Delivering degrees to seafarers without internet”.Read more

Public Accounts Committee launches inquiry into Levy Control Framework & receives response to household energy efficiency inquiry, 11 November 2016

The influential Public Accounts Committee has launched a new inquiry into the Levy Control Framework (LCF) and is accepting written evidence until 22 November. The committee will be holding its first session as part of the inquiry on 30 November. The inquiry follows on from the National Audit Office’s report into the LCF, published last month, which highlighted a number of failures in the LCF and how it has been managed by government.Read more

Devon County Council protests solar business rates hike, 10 November 2016

Devon County Council has called on ministers to raise the issue of proposed increases in business rates applied to solar installations, claiming the plans will have “a profound effect” on its own plans to install solar.Read more

Defra proposals to control NOx emissions from small generators, 16 November 2016

Defra published a consultation on proposals to introduce tight limits on NOx emissions from small scale generation (i.e. with a capacity of 1-50MWth). The consultation closes on 8th February 2017.Read more