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Since the start of the Sustainable Youlgrave project, funding has allowed us to commission a number of feasibility studies which are an essential first step towards an overall strategy for the parish, however, local people have not been slow to reduce their own carbon footprints ...

In this section ...

Wind Power Study in the Bradford Valley
[Jan. 13, 2012] During 2007, independent consultant Dulas ReSolutions undertook a pre-feasibility study for
SY in the Bradford Valley
 
What is District Heating?
[Jan. 13, 2012] Imagine that besides your electricity, mains gas and water supplies entering your home or property from an underground network (that supplies your neighbours too)
 
Seeing The Wood From The Trees
[Jan. 13, 2012] The valley of the River Bradford has a potential resource that currently is only partially tapped – woodland waste from thinnings. Elsewhere in the Peak District the resource is far greater...
 
Anaerobic Digestion in the Bradford River Valley
[Jan. 13, 2012] Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a natural biological process carried out by bacteria in the absence of air, by which organic material is broken down into fertiliser products and biogas...
 
Bradford Valley (2009) - Sustainable Youlgrave & University of Sheffield Opinion Poll - Final ReportBradford Valley (2009) - Sustainable Youlgrave & University of Sheffield Opinion Poll - Final Report
[Dec. 21, 2010] The final report of the 2009 Bradford Valley opinion poll carried out in conjunction with the University of Sheffield ...
 
Youlgrave Farmer also Farms the Sun and his Compressor!Youlgrave Farmer also Farms the Sun and his Compressor!
[Nov. 25, 2010] Local Farmer installs heat recovery sytem and solar panels ...
 
Youlgrave Family Convert to Wood-burning and Make Huge Savings!Youlgrave Family Convert to Wood-burning and Make Huge Savings!
[Nov. 25, 2010] A local family reduce their carbon footprint and save maney at the same time ...
 
Anaerobic Digestion in the Bradford River ValleyAnaerobic Digestion in the Bradford River Valley
[Sep. 2, 2009] An explanation and description of anaerobic digestion and the benefits gained ...
 
Household Survey
[Sep. 25, 2008] A survey of the current levels of energy use and conservation measures within the Youlgrave area - we are grateful for those who took part.
 
Wind Power Study in the Bradford ValleyWind Power Study in the Bradford Valley
[Sep. 12, 2008] Synopsis of the 2008 wind power study.
 
Seeing The Wood From The TreesSeeing The Wood From The Trees
[Nov. 22, 2007] Woodland waste in the Bradford Valley is a potentially important resource ... By Brian Mallalieu
 
Anaerobic Digestion - One Way Forward?
[Sep. 6, 2007] How anaerobic digestion can provide energy in a sustainable way plus a report on a trip to a working system in Germany.



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