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St Andrews- Plans £25million green energy centre

 

St Andrews - University plans £25 million green energy centre at Guardbridge paper mill site
 
Backed by a £10 million grant from the Scottish Funding Council which is supporting carbon reduction schemes across Scottish Higher Education, the university proposes to generate power through clean biomass at Guardbridge and pump hot water 4 miles underground to St Andrews to heat and cool its labs and residences. Alongside recently approved plans for a six-turbine wind power development at Kenly to the east of St Andrews, the Guardbridge scheme will support a strategic drive by St Andrews to become the United Kingdom’s first carbon-neutral university. To find out more visit www.st-andrews.ac.uk/news/archive/2013/title,233272,en.php
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