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“RENEWBABLE ENERGY Vs FOSSIL FUELS- WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?”

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In a recent news article, it was reported – and rightly so that more often than not the projections of returns that can be gained through use renewable energy are often highly underestimated. Therefore, consumers don’t see the benefit of…

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“GERMANY CELEBRATES USING NEARLY ALL RENEWABLE ENERGY”

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 Source: Agora Energiewende This weekend marked a milestone for Germany, where the countries power demand was fulfilled for the first time fully by renewable energy sources. Solar and wind power peaked at 2 p.m. local time on Sunday, allowing renewables…

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“£1 BILLION BIOMASS PLANT TO BRING 1,700 JOBS TO ANGLESEY, WALES”

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A £1 billlion combined Food and Power plant is being built in Anglesey, which will create more than 1,700 jobs for local people. The large Biomass plant and Eco park will be built near Holyhead after the company behind it,…

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“WHY YOUR BUSINESS SHOULD USE BIOMASS”

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Biomass energy is becoming a popular choice for businesses that want to reduce their energy bills without impacting business productivity or their profits. There are several advantages to using biomass energy over conventional energy sources such as gas and electricity.…

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Leading Energy Source for Europe

Bioenergy Is the Leading Energy Source for Europe

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Its been confirmed by the European Biomass Associate in its annual statistic report that bioenergy accounts for more than 60% of all renewable energy which is consumed by Europe’s 28 countries. All European countries are committed in achieving their 2020…

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Biomass Subsidies

Biomass Subsidies Could Save UK £2billion

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It was announced this week that UK consumers could save more than £2billion if the governments planned renewable energy auctions are broadened to a wider mix of technologies – a commissioned report confirms. Drax, the UK’s largest power producer commissioned…

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Largest Biomass Energy Plant

GE to Build Worlds Largest Biomass Energy Plant

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GE have announced that they have been chosen to build the worlds largest 100 percent biomass- fired plant. The plant which is to be powered by wood chip and agro residues will generate 215 megawatts (MW) of clean renewable energy…

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Shell Oil Boss Turns Green

Former Home of Shell Oil Boss Turns Green with Biomass

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The former home of Shell Oil Chairman, Lord Bearsted has switched from oil to a biomass heating system with the view to create a more sustainable future for the property. Upton House in Warwickshire was generously gifted to the National…

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Renewable Heating Experts Expand in Biomass Sector

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D&J Franks Renewables is one of County Durham’s oldest established plumbing and heating companies.  Over the past few years the company has expanded into the Biomass heating sector, successfully growing the business and creating new jobs.  The family owned business…

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D&J Franks Renewables have been providing heating solutions for over 40 years for both commercial and domestic clients across the North East and across the UK.

We provide a complete service for biomass and heat pump renewable heating, from design, installation and servicing, to technical consultancy for new developments and district heating schemes.

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