Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

The EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) was set up to reduce gas emissions and fight climate change, but it is not working as efficiently as it could. On 24 February MEPs approved draft legislation to tackle the imbalances of supply and ...


Energy & Renewables

Burning Man Work Ranch Solar Installation - Case Study

Burning Man Work Ranch Solar Installation - Case Study

Project Overview: Patriot Solar Group worked with Pure Power Solutions to design a ballasted ground mount array while accommodating a pre-existing concrete high-way lock blocks as the form of ballast, per customer request. Patriot Solar ...


Environmental Management

Valuable lessons learned from 13 years investing in sustainable innovation

Valuable lessons learned from 13 years investing in sustainable innovation

For many, investing in green has been like riding an enormous rollercoaster. Yet, more careful analysis reveals that most new industries go through similar cycles of enthusiasm, rejection, volatility and acceptance. Today, the cleantech ...


Health & Safety

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, safety regulations at many nuclear plants have been considerably tightened, this has led to an increased demand for fire fighting pump systems. These systems must comply with extremely ...


Monitoring & Testing

Emissions analyser helps manage power station

Emissions analyser helps manage power station

A multiparameter emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate to the Environment Agency that the plant is performing within the conditions of its environmental permit. However, the data from the analyser, which ...


Soil & Groundwater

Why can’t I control the pH of my aquifer? - pH and Acidity are not the same

Why can’t I control the pH of my aquifer? - pH and Acidity are not the same

Acidity is the amount of base required to neutralize acids present in a water sample. This is important because it determines the amount of buffer required to adjust aquifer pH. Since acids can disassociate to different extents, two ...


Waste & Recycling

An Infographic on “A Bottles Journey”

An Infographic on “A Bottles Journey”

The average family consumes annually about 500 glass jars or bottles.  Glass if taken to landfill will never decompose.  However glass can endlessly be recycled without loosing its characteristics.  Glass is made from raw ...


Water & Wastewater

Innovative Multi-Media Filter – Continuous Backwash Filter

Innovative Multi-Media Filter – Continuous Backwash Filter

The disadvantages of conventional MMF based pretreatment Conventional pretreatment is based on multimedia filters (MMF) implemented in large scale desalination plants. Although this filtration method is well proven and provides reliable ...


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