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  • Another order from Pakistan

    We’ve written before in our weekly blogs how we always enjoy a feeling of pride and achievement every time we receive a new order. So when that order is from a brand new customer based in a country where we haven’t done business for a good many years, then it is doubly satisfying. But what makes this latest order from a leading medical institution based in Karachi, Pakistan so ...

  • The Surefire SF150. Is this our most popular waste incinerator?

    We’ve always stated that the majority of the waste incinerators that we supply are either bespoke models or customised designs, but we have to admit that very often customers come to us wanting a unit from our standard ranges and when it comes to Surefire then the ...

  • Scarborough Hospital Looks Forward to Low Carbon Future

    York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have chosen NHS Sustainability day to celebrate the opening of their new low-carbon energy centre at Scarborough Hospital. The energy centre, which was delivered in partnership with Vital Energi will deliver in excess of £9.1m in guaranteed financial savings and ...


    By Vital Energi

  • We’ve teamed up with NHS Trust Leeds to push sustainability in hospitals

    We’re working closely with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to reduce the carbon footprint of hospitals around Leeds, and save money through steps such as improving recycling and saving energy. We were in the Gledhow Wing at St James’s Hospital last week supporting the Estates team with their NHS ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • The first Allburn incinerator is heading for Africa

    It is only a little over two months since we announced the launch of our new competitively priced Allburn range of waste incinerators, but already this cost-conscious concept has proved to be so attractive that we have completed our first order and it is now ready for shipment to Guinea in West Africa. We introduced the Allburn brand in a bid to meet the requirements of those customers who, ...

  • Innovation in Facilities Management Expo 2016

    Clarke Energy is sponsoring and speaking at the Innovation in Facilities Management Exhibtion, hosted by and held at Barts Health NHS Trust on 13th December 2016. The event is now in its second year and the first innovation in facilities management (FM) event. The concept for this exhibition has been driven by a desire to challenge the norms in FM ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Dubai Green Hotel Innovation

    With plans to host 20 million tourists by 2020 and 300 hotels in the pipeline to open before 2020, adding to approximately 700 hotels currently operating in Dubai, the environmental impact of the sector from natural resource usage is set to rise. The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has announced that it is launching a new initiative to reduce the hospitality industry’s ...

  • CHP can save NHS £26.4 million per year

     The Securing Healthy Returns report, which analyses the financial value of key sustainability measures in the NHS, states that combined heat and power (CHP) provides the biggest energy saving opportunity – amounting to  £26.4 million per year  That's enough to fund the salaries of more than 1,200 newly qualified registered nurses. ...


    By ENER-G

  • York Teaching Hospital Named as Finalist

    We are delighted to announce that York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have been named as a finalist in the retrofit category of the 2016 H&V Awards. Vital Energi have been working in partnership with the Trust to develop their energy solution which will now deliver a guaranteed £12.7million and almost 45,000 tonnes of CO₂ during its 15 year ...


    By Vital Energi

  • CHP Lands at Scarborough Hospital

    Scarborough Hospital has moved one step closer to achieving huge energy savings after the delivery of the new 776kWe Combined Heat and Power (CHP) engine which will power the hospital’s new low carbon energy system. When finished, the system will deliver over £500,000 in energy savings each year as well as reducing CO₂ by over 2,100 tonnes per year.  Vital Energi, who ...


    By Vital Energi

  • The Focus-Abengoa Foundation opens a new edition of the Energy Transition and Climate Change School

    The School is taking place at the Hospital de los Venerables in Seville, the headquarters of the Focus-Abengoa Foundation, on 9th, 10th and 11th June. Dimitri Zenghelis gives the opening lecture entitled “Climate change and innovation”. The Focus-Abengoa Foundation today opened a new edition of the Energy Transition and Climate Change School. The event was officiated ...


    By Abengoa

  • Providence St. Peter Hospital achieves MSC Chain of Custody certification

    Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA, has announced that it is the first hospital in the Providence Health Care System, and the second hospital in North America, to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody certification for sustainable, wild-caught seafood. MSC certification ensures that seafood products bearing the blue MSC ecolabel are fully traceable to a fishery that ...

  • Worker electrocuted because his employer, Duke Energy Florida Inc., did not ensure safety procedures were followed

    Electrician's apprentice and lifelong Oxford resident Christopher Lee Dasher was testing and repairing electrical transformers at a substation in Reddick when he was electrocuted by more than 10,000 volts. Dasher, a 36-year-old husband and Duke Energy Florida Inc. worker, was a person who lived to make others happy. On Oct. 15, 2014, Dasher used a ...

  • Climate Change Minister visits ENER-G CHP project at Solihull Hospital

    Ed Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, saw energy saving in action on a visit to an ENER-G CHP project at Solihull Hospital. The Minister was joined by Lorely Burt, Liberal Democrat MP for Solihull at the ‘Greening Solihull Event’, hosted by The Sustainable Energy Association ...


    By ENER-G

  • Plant for hospital waste is triggered in Latvia

    It was installed and put into operation the new 3R13 shredder / 75ER inside a the plant for sterilization. Set up thanks to a collaboration with a customer of SatrindTech, the system, designed for the shredding and sterilization of medical waste, has a throughput of 1000 kg/h. ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • TODAY: EPA Administrator in Philadelphia for Drexel Food Recovery Event and Wharton Energy Conference Keynote

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy is visiting Philadelphia, Penn. today to participate in a food recovery event to highlight the need to reduce wasted food in landfills, which not only protects the environment but also feeds the hungry. Administrator McCarthy will be joined by Drexel University culinary students and the Center for Hospitality and Sport ...

  • FRIDAY: EPA Administrator in Philadelphia for Drexel Food Recovery Event and Wharton Energy Conference Keynote

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy is visiting Philadelphia, Penn. on Friday to participate in a food recovery event to highlight the need to reduce wasted food in landfills, which not only protects the environment but also feeds the hungry. Administrator McCarthy will be joined by Drexel University culinary students and the Center for Hospitality and Sport ...

  • Video: Grundfos Biobooster cleans the water at hospital

    The waste water from Herlev Hospital outside of Copenhagen will henceforward be cleaned so thoroughly that all drug residues, hormone-disruptors and dangerous bacteria are gone. In fact, the water comes out so clean that it can be sent directly into the nature. You can watch the ...


    By Grundfos

  • Cleaned tidy!

    By an integrated pneumatic press-in device in the funnel also materials difficult to grip are fed into the cutting unit. The cutting unit ensures efficient and safe destruction of hospital waste. With the spraying device installed, it is possible to wash the aggregates after the shredding process. In this project, the task was to develop a compact version with a few surfaces. It was ...

  • East Cheshire NHS Trust partners with ENER-G to shrink carbon footprint and save money

    A project by East Cheshire NHS Trust to transform its energy infrastructure across two hospitals will shrink its carbon footprint by approximately 30%,  while delivering guaranteed cost savings of £2.5 million over 15 years. The Trust has appointed UK energy management and ...


    By ENER-G

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