Why attracting new talent to the renewable energy industry matters now

By Stevie Leeks With a global pandemic in full swing, climate change is no longer the main emergency hitting the news. As countries all over world have introduced social distancing and isolation restrictions to limit the spread of the virus, carbon emissions have dropped as non-essential sectors have ceased their usual activities and travel has … Read more

Stevie Leeks at Sheppey AD plant

COVID-19 Business Update from Privilege-Business as Usual

In these unprecedented times and with the challenges that the government announcement on the 23rd March 2020 have given rise to for Privilege we are pleased to say we are still open for business.   We have designed our systems meticulously to enable us to relocate our from lovely refurbished offices in the Old School, … Read more

Net zero in farming – is it achievable?

Last month, climate was a key focus at the NFU Conference 2020, which included a session on ‘Climate change, the challenge of our time’. At the session, the NFU launched the ‘Net zero: Farm status indicator’, a new carbon footprinting tool, which offers a practical guide for reducing greenhouse gas emissions on farms. The NFU … Read more

Anaerobic digestion plant

Our 2020 vision

Last year ended on a high, with the launch of our Energy from Waste manifesto setting out our vision for how energy from waste can contribute to our collective response to the climate emergency. As a business we’ve now stepped into the new decade ready to embrace the changes we’ll need to make to be … Read more

Election brings certainty: But what next for renewable energy?

The Conservative’s election win has brought an increased level of certainty in that the UK is now expected to leave the EU by 31 January 2020. But what does this mean for the future of renewable energy in the UK? Chris Winward, commercial director at specialist energy from waste funder Privilege Finance, highlights that there … Read more

Chris Winward

End of Life: Rebuilding, renewing, replacing – what is financially viable?

Chris Winward, commercial director at Privilege Finance, recently shared his thoughts on the emerging and significant opportunity to invest in extending the life of ageing AD plants at the ADBA National Conference 2019. Back in the early 2010s, there was a wave of new AD development projects, as investors and developers became aware of the … Read more

Chris Winward

Renewable energy from waste manifesto launched

Specialist funding provider Privilege Finance has launched a manifesto for renewable energy from waste, to outline their vision for shaping a future that sees the UK being energy self-sufficient and sending zero food waste to landfill. Chris Winward, commercial director at Privilege, explains that with the planet facing a climate emergency, now is the time … Read more

Wardley Biogas AD plant, an arial view

Energy from waste prize fund launched

A new £2,500 prize fund aimed at attracting new talent into the anaerobic digestion (AD) and energy from waste (EfW) industries has been launched at the RWM exhibition this week. The Energy from Waste Innovation Fund is open to undergraduate and postgraduate university students in the UK completing a dissertation related to energy from waste … Read more

Food waste management gets greener

A new anaerobic digestion and depackaging plant will process 70,000 tonnes of food waste collected from restaurants, food manufacturers and processors in the North East, significantly reducing miles travelled by the region’s waste. The plant will generate 600m3/hr of green gas to be injected into the national grid, enough to heat 1,950 homes. Located in … Read more

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Careers that will change the climate

The green transition will bring opportunities for climate conscious professionals embarking on many types of career, from engineering to teaching.

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Events 2021

Watch this space to find out the events we are involved in this year!

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