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St Andrews Citizen: “Green Light for Energy Centre”

. The University of St Andrews’ drive to become a carbon neutral institution came a step closer this week when plans for a biomass development at Guardbridge were approved by Fife Council. . The £25 million investment will see power generated through clean biomass at Guardbridge and hot water pumped for four miles underground to…

22 October 2014Guardbridge Energy Centre

Temporary Park and Cycle – Beat the queues and get fit!

Temporary Park and Cycle – Guardbridge to St Andrews, Saturday 2nd August to 18th August 2014 Finance staff piloting the new Park & Cycle scheme Staff will be aware of the travel delays that will be caused by imminent roadworks at the bridge crossing of the River Eden, Guardbridge. The University understands that the works…

1 August 2014Bicycles Environment Team Guardbridge Energy Centre

Creative Engineering students visit Guardbridge & Kenly

This summer, 24 students from the South China University of Technology are visiting St Andrews to take part in a three-week long course on “Creativity in Engineering”, which has a stong focus on renewables and sustainable energy practices. At the end of their three weeks, the students must present their ideas for how the University…

23 July 2014Energy Environment Team Guardbridge Energy Centre Kenly Windfarm Renewables Uncategorized

University plans £25 million green energy centre at Guardbridge paper mill site

(Originally issued by the University of St Andrews Press Office on Friday 20 December 2013)   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…

20 December 2013Guardbridge Energy Centre

Students Tour Future Guardbridge Biomass Energy Centre

Today we led over a dozen interested students on a special tour of the former Guardbridge paper mill, which is set to host one of the University’s two new macro scale renewable energy installations, the Guardbridge Biomass Energy Centre. The second macro renewables project is Kenly Wind Farm which was recently given approval in October, 2013. The…

20 November 2013Energy Guardbridge Energy Centre