Archive for Author: peakhill_admin

Anaerobic Digestion can help develop climate change resilience

The 2017 report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has just highlighted a worrying increase in the risk posed to many of the priorities of the government’s National Adaptation programme because “opportunities for modest, timely intervention to avoid long term problems are being overlooked”. The...

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Biomass from road verges and other non-farmed landscapes helps to reduce food versus fuel debate

‘Overly dry weather’ to prompt hefty drop in world grains harvest – IGC “Overly dry weather” has left the world on track for its steepest drop in grains output in at least a decade, the International Grains Council said, flagging “particular concerns” over supplies of high-quality wheat. ...

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Resisting the fires of climate change

Smoke and flames rise from a fire in the village of Podstrana, near the Adriatic coastal town of Split on July 18, 2017 – AFP Read more at http://www.thestar.com.my/news/world/2017/07/18/fires-rage-on-adriatic-coast/#UuH4sx2OSsFCasb8.99 https://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2017/jun/18/portugal-wildfires-in-pictures#img-12 So far this summer Spain has experienced a record breaking 47C whilst drought across the wider Mediterranean...

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Verge Biomass wins international award

Peakhill Associates Ltd’s leading role in demonstrating the potential for verge biomass as a significant feedstock for Anaerobic Digestion was recognised at the 2017 ADBA World Biogas EXPO. Peakhill Associates was short listed in the International Research Category alongside entries from Germany and Spain. The black-tie awards dinner...

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The Epic Project

Peakhill Associates was retained by the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society in 2003 to assess the possibility of accessing funds for a feasibility study into the development of a new focus for the Society and the Lincolnshire Showground. PA assembled a funding package involving European Regional Development and a range of...

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‘Origin’ the venue built from the earth

Peakhill Associates worked with the Driffield Agricultural Society on the delivery of a energy efficient low carbon meeting place based upon bio-renewable materials including timber, straw, hemp and lime. Many of these materials are capable of being produced locally would demonstrate some of the sustainable building products that are...

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