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  • Welbeck performed Gas to Grid

    Yesterday evening Project Welbeck Colliery, Meden Vale UK, performed Gas to Grid. DMT-ET Project Manager Harmen Visser: “It went Gas to Grid, just in time. A big thank you all cooperating with our team and special thanks to all team members who made it happen!” A message from our client: “Many thanks to all the people on and off site doing everything thinkable to push ...

  • Film reveals advantages of gas to grid AD plants

    In the video, David Bermingham, the developer behind the scheme at Icknield Farm, in Wallingford, offers a comprehensive insight into the planning, construction and day-to-day operation of the plant. He talks about how the period from the start of construction to getting gas into the grid was only six months - and the timeframe for payback on the investment is within seven to 10 years. The plant ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Smart grid to the next level

    Making a smart grid for smart and sustainable energy supply has reached the next level now that for the city of Lelystad a consortium of thirteen partners have agreed to work together. Their ‘Grand Design’ for sustainable energy and infrastructure was created in May this year, and consists of three parts: making (existing) buildings sustainable, use the available biogas in the ...

  • Europe’s planned ‘Super Grid’

    An electricity super grid is being planned to connect all 28 European Union countries and provide them with insurance against power blackouts. Forty leading organisations from research, industry, utilities and grid operators are combining in a €63 million research program aimed at incorporating all renewable energies into a super grid that can balance intermittent sources of electricity and ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Smartening the Grid - What’s at stake

    When President Obama signed into law the economic stimulus act, he opened the door for a massive infusion of capital to bring new forms of clean energy on line to reduce America’s dependency upon foreign oil, and to deploy technologies that would help reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions. Of all the many initiatives that will be funded, none will have a greater impact in terms of bang for the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The Smart Grid at GLOBE 2012

    "Smart grid" technology will deliver more efficient and reliable power, although some consumers face rising costs to replace aging electric grid infrastructure, industry experts told the GLOBE 2012 business and environment conference. A "small minority" of consumers also still have concerns about privacy issues and potential health impacts of smart grid technology, they told a GLOBE ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • First EnviTec biogas plant with gas upgrading facility on the grid in England

    Premiere in England: after just six months of construction, the first biogas plant with a gas upgrading facility from Lower Saxony’s EnviTec Biogas AG is on the grid near Ipsden, Oxfordshire, England. Project developer David Bermingham and his funders from London’s Ingenious Renewable Energy group did not signal the start of the construction of the biomethane plant, with an initial ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • ABLE awarded field instrument package for national grid gas pipeline

    ABLE is pleased to announce the award of the field instrument package for the natural gas pipeline connection linking EDF Energy’s new 1,300MW combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station at its West Burton site in Nottinghamshire to the National Grid National Transmission System (NTS), some 12 miles away, at Grayingham, Lincolnshire.EDF Energy was granted consent to build the new Power Station by ...

  • UK`s National Grid aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80%

    The UK's National Grid has announced it is to increase its target of reducing company-wide greenhouse gas emissions from 60 per cent to 80 per cent by 2050. It also unveiled its intention to adopt new carbon budgets across its UK and US electricity and gas businesses from April 2009, integrating them into the management of its day-to-day business operations and company performance process, to ...


    By National Grid PLC

  • Half Britain’s homes could be heated by renewable gas, says National Grid

    Up to half the country’s domestic gas heating could be met by turning waste into biogas, according to a new report from National Grid. Biogas could give the UK a new reliable source of green energy as the North Sea gas reserves run down. The report looks at how all the biodegradable waste streams such as sewage, food and wood could be turned into biogas and injected into the gas distribution ...


    By National Grid PLC

  • EnviTec gas preparation plant in Beetzendorf started feeding into the grid for the first time

    In the scope of the first feed-in of a new 350 standard cubic metre (Sm³) EnviThan plant in Saxony-Anhalt, the biogas all-rounder from Lower Saxony has reported the commissioning of its fourth gas upgrading plant in Germany. The plant in Beetzendorf successfully joins the EnviThan projects in Sachsendorf, Köckte and Forst. Since the beginning of September, the plant of BioEnergie ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Commission proposes EU priority corridors for power grids and gas pipelines

    The European Commission today presented its energy infrastructure priorities for the next two decades, aimed at making networks fit for the 21st century. In the Communication, the Commission defines EU priority corridors for the transport of electricity, gas and oil. This map of priorities will serve as a basis for future permit granting and financing decisions on concrete EU projects. ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Greening the gas grid – critical issues workshop, renewable biomethane

    The European Commission strategy for energy infrastructure priorities for 2020 and beyond is targeting CNG, LNG and biogas/biomethane to increase European energy diversity and energy security.  The European Commission, in its Communication to the European Parliament, Council, and the Committee of the Regions lays the groundwork for its Energy infrastructure priorities for 2020 and beyond ...


  • National Grid Begins Upgrade To Natural Gas Delivery System In Brooklyn And Queens

    National Grid will begin construction of the Brooklyn/Queens Interconnect project this week, connecting the company's existing distribution systems in Brooklyn and Queens, which will ensure reliability and safety, provide additional natural gas and meet future energy needs for customers. This is the first pipeline to be installed in the area in 50 years. ...


    By National Grid PLC

  • Queen’s Award for Biomethane-to-Grid company

    CNG Services has won the UK Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation. The jury recognised the role CNG has played in getting ‘green gas’ into homes and companies via UK gas networks. To win the award, CNG Services demonstrated how it pioneered biomethane-to-grid technology. The first commercial connection was at Poundbury in 2012 where DMT delivered the Carborex MS 650 ...

  • National Grid Selects Itron and Cisco’s Smart Grid Solution for Pilot Program

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that National Grid, a supplier of electricity to approximately 3.4 million customers in the Northeast, has selected Itron’s smart grid solution which uses Cisco’s multi-application communications network for the utility’s 10,000 meter Smart Grid Pilot Program in Worcester, Mass. This project adds to the ...


    By Itron Inc

  • National Grid winter outlook report

    National Grid have published their winter outlook report, setting out how the arrangements put in place by the Government ensured sufficient energy supplies during the winter of 2014/15. In addition, they have published a consultation for the coming winter ...

  • Building a continental renewable super grid

    As the planet warms and the economy cools, renewable resources are emerging as a realistic means to solve both problems in a timely fashion. Advocates of renewable energy want trillions of dollars spent in the coming decades on a continental-scale smart grid that will slash global greenhouse gas emissions and turn society toward a prosperous and ecological future. How can we build such a grid? ...


    By Global Policy Innovations

  • National grid calls for anaerobic digestion boost

    The National Grid has forecast that the development of anaerobic digestion infrastructure and biogas production has the potential to be a significant source of fuel for the UK. Biodegradable waste streams, such as food and wood waste could be turned into biogas and injected into the gas distribution system, according to a new study by the National Grid and analysts Ernst and Young. In the study ...

  • National Grid publishes 09/10 CR review

    Energy company National Grid has published its 2009/10 Corporate Responsibility Review, 'Shaping a Responsible Future', at http://ethicalperformance.com/reports/links/nati-pdf. The Review complements the company's online corporate responsibility report published in July. It provides an overview of CR strategy and highlights four areas of ...

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