Category Archives: East of England

Keeping Tranmer Toasty with Biomass

In the East of England, we’re progressing well with the introduction of more renewable systems and getting off oil and other fossil fuels. Our renewables Project Manager, Dee Nunn, tells us about the new biomass boiler at Sutton Hoo… This … Continue reading

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Energy, water and waste champions celebrated at Environmental Awards 2015

Wow, was it really a year since our first Environmental Awards ceremony? That said, an awful lot has happened in that year, which is why there was much to celebrate. Nominees were shortlisted from properties across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire, as well … Continue reading

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Going, going, gone! Ickworth’s 5,000 litre oil tank, made redundant by biomass

I always said that this would be the champagne cork-popping moment for me. Whilst I love our new biomass boiler and its building at Ickworth, the massive green elephant remaining in the newly gravelled courtyard was this. But no more. The … Continue reading

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Is muscle or sun better than fossil fuel? Wimpole seems determined to prove so.

There are so many advantages of a scythe versus a motorized mower or strimmer (quieter, less soil compaction, cleaner, no fossil fuel required, no emissions, great exercise etc. etc.); it’s a beautiful and useful tool. But the main reason for choosing machines … Continue reading

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Amber Rudd chips in to help open Ickworth’s new biomass plant room

By Steph Hall, Project Manager, and Miranda Campbell, Lead Consultant This morning, Amber Rudd MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, visited Ickworth, Suffolk, to formerly open our new woodchip boiler and hear about how it will be sustainably … Continue reading

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Do you want to work with renewable energy and the National Trust? #exciting #makeadifference @nattrustjobs

Do you fancy working in stunning places on cutting edge renewable energy technology and make a real difference? The National Trust Renewable energy investment program is looking for some special people to work with a stunning team (oh and Paul … Continue reading

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Ickworth House – serious about getting off oil

Time for another guest blog – this time from project manager and general all round good egg Stephanie Hall. Over to you Steph! Last week work started on site for the final REI Programme Pilot project at Ickworth House.  We’re … Continue reading

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