Wessex Water have an online platform (EnTrade) with which farmers can bid for money in return for adopting more sustainable farming practices. This system directly reduces the cost of water purification for the Water Company, acts as an incentive for good practice to the landowner, and provides landscape and wildlife benefits for the local population – a […]

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According to a new report by EurEau, the European federation of National Associations of Water Services, €45 Billion is invested annually in water treatment and delivery around Europe. However this is unevenly distributed amongst European member states, and the European water sector is in need of greater investment in infrastructure overall. Aging drinking water networks, waste water collection systems and waste […]

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Two articles reflecting fast changing attitudes to investment & climate change and major cost reductions in the technology of delivering renewables. Given scale of energy costs for the water industry investment in renewable energy looks like an increasingly good bet.  1.  Report highlights major cost reductions in renewable – wind & solar – technology driving investment […]

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UK offshore wind power costs tumble 32 per cent in four years UK offshore wind power costs have plummeted by almost a third in four years, putting the technology on course to soon be level with the cost of conventional power generation, a report by the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE) has revealed. The […]

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Dong Energy Investment report   The investment is delivering significant benefits to the local economy across the region especially in the Liverpool region, Cumbria and Northern Ireland, creating jobs and helping local supply chain businesses to grow. With four offshore wind farms already operation off the North West coastline, DONG Energy is currently constructing two more […]

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