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£120m regeneration to include 5Mw Solar PV farm

London & Wharfedale has made a Master Plan Submission to Mendip District Council for a 5MW solar PV farm as part of a huge regeneration proposal for the historic Bath & West Showground site. ... more


Biomass for new Somerset homes

Somerset has been a major food producer for centuries, and while food and drink production remains a staple of the local economy, some farmers are finding other uses for their arable land. Last mont... more


Budget 2011 – hope for low carbon energy companies

The UK Budget 2011, commended by Chancellor George Osborne last week, contains good news for low carbon energy companies, small businesses and green investors.   Perhaps the most widely rep... more


Glastonbury revellers use energy from largest PV array

Worthy Farm’s huge PV array is thought to be the biggest in the country and it came into good use over the weekend for Glastonbury, the world’s biggest music festival.With 177,000 fewer people on Wort... more


Hydroponics meets aeroponics

An entrepreneur is working with Bridgwater College to develop a new system of growing protected crops commercially, resulting in a much lower energy demand, carbon footprint and water consumption than... more


iNet funding for low carbon business conference

Environmental iNet and EDF Energy are supporting the Somerset in Business Conference, this year with a low carbon energy generation theme, as the county increases its reputation as a thriving economy ... more


Somerset 3D encourages business links with China

Somerset 3D outlined the vast and exceptional opportunities for collaboration during a visit of Chinese executives to County Hall last week. Speaking to the delegation from Jinan, the capital... more


Low Carbon Event in May 2011

Nuclear-facing companies are being invited to a Low Carbon event in May to outline the opportunities at the Hinkley development in Somerset. Business leaders will be learning about how Somerset is ... more


Low Carbon South West boosts region’s green credentials, says Somerset 3D

New environmental trade association, Low Carbon South West, is a great boost to the region’s environmental technology credentials, according to Somerset 3D Chief Executive, Rupert Cox. The ... more


Marine Energy Park adds to Somerset’s green credentials

The UK’s first Marine Energy Park will be a great boost for the renewable energy industry in Somerset, according to inward investment organisation Somerset 3D.   “We are very much... more


Pioneering Somerset solar project gets the green light

A pioneering solar photovoltaics (PV) array development in the South West is expected to catapult Somerset into the limelight as a leading location for green energy, giving a welcome boost to the coun... more


Solar PV seminar for landowners

Landowners, agents and representatives have attended a seminar about the practicalities and legalities of solar installations in Somerset.   On Wednesday night, a seminar was held in Taunto... more


Somerset – the low carbon county

Energy firm EDF, local authorities and other partners in Somerset, are helping the development of cluster of low carbon companies in the South West.   With a heritage of energy and environm... more


Somerset company’s new biopolymer 60% stronger than existing plastics

A Somerset company is revolutionising the plastics industry with a new product that can replace traditional uses of polyethylene – and now they’re looking to expand across Europe.Aquapak has spent 20 ... more


Somerset is still a great place to do business

Come and see for yourself! For the vast majority of those living and working in Somerset it’s ‘business as usual’, despite the images you may have seen of the flooding on the Some... more