November 2011

Bulletin: 21 November 2011

HyperSolar uses power of sun to 'manufacture' natural gas (ZDNet)
The technology, which is still in the development phase, uses nanoparticles to separate hydrogen from water, ala the photosynthesis process. The resulting hydrogen is then reacted with carbon dioxide to produce methane.


Bulletin: 21 November 2011

UK Parliaments approve Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011 (Farming UK)

UK reaching a 'tipping point' for biomass (BusinessGreen)
Sector to boom after clarification of subsidies makes business case more appealing to lenders, developer says

Fears for Scots solar sector as incentives cut (Herald Scotland)

‘Market-friendly’ approach urged as EMR moves forward (Farming Monthly)
Smartest Energy has highlighted a number of concerns with the Electricity market Reform proposals

Wave firm completes Spanish plant (BBC News)
An Inverness-based marine energy company has put what has been described as the world's first wave power plant into commercial operation.

UK grid to get huge cash boost to accommodate renewable power (Power Engineering)

Statnett signs European agreement on grid development (Norway Post)
Norway's energy distributor Statnett has signed a joint declaration with key environmental groups on a European agreement on grid development.