Tag: Rutland

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Inaugural Roadshow open to all launches in Rutland

The Ground Source Heat Pump Association (GSHPA) has chosen the County of Rutland to launch its inaugural event on Wednesday 10th May at The Rural Business Community in Seaton, Oakham to kick off its roadshow designed to educate, promote and raise awareness of Ground Source Heat Pumps. This event, which is chaired by John Findlay […]

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Hottest April on record globally

Global temperature records show that April was the hottest on record – this follows March breaking the same record. Furthermore, it is the seventh month in a row to break global temperature records, this all but guarantees that 2016 will be the hottest year on record. April’s temperature smashed the previous record by 0.24°C and […]

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UK Power Generation Grid Carbon Intensity

The UK is committed to phasing out power generation by coal (and much later gas) and to increase the contribution from nuclear power and renewable technologies (wind, solar, hydroelectric and tidal). The goal is for power generation to become ‘zero carbon’ by 2050 when all power will be generated by renewable and nuclear means. Since […]

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Recruiting for an Engineer with Earth Science expertise

Carbon Zero Consulting Ltd, a specialist Renewable Energy and Water management consultancy, is looking to recruit an engineer with Earth Science expertise with about 3 years’ experience. Carbon Zero Consulting is a small business; well-known and respected within the renewable and water sectors. If you believe that rapid uptake of renewable technologies is not a […]

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Is the future of Renewable Energy Investment in danger?

The recent major fall in the price of oil, and to a lesser extent gas, has made headlines suggesting that this might spell the end of the need for renewables. However, it was only one year ago that ‘experts’ predicted oil at $200 per barrel. Nobody forecast today’s sub- $50 barrel. It would seem that […]

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Demonstrating one of a few soil thermal probes in the UK!

John demonstrating our Hukseflux soil thermal conductivity probe at the Ground Source Heat Pump Association Technical Seminar at De Montfort University; one of only a handful of these instruments in the UK .

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Boreholes on the BBC News?!

Boreholes and groundwater have made the 10 o’clock news! Is that a first? The BGS was on prime time TV explaining how groundwater levels are, in the south, approaching all-time highs. The seemingly endless run of gales and storms since December has resulted in records being broken for rainfall, river flow – and now groundwater […]

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To Frac or not to Frac?

As a Renewable Energy consultancy, we should probably be firmly opposed to Shale gas exploration in the UK. At Carbon Zero Consulting, we believe that for the next 30 – 40 years, while renewable and nuclear power technology capacity is expanded, there will be a major gap in readily available power generation capacity as old, […]

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