Duchy of Lancaster Newsletter 2020

Grown in Britain: Responsible Woodland Management

In a further demonstration of our commitment to environmental sustainability, the Duchy of Lancaster is backing the Grown in Britain (GiB) campaign with all of its rural woodlands accredited under the scheme. Some 2,818 acres of Duchy-owned woodland in Cheshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire have been certified by GiB, a non-for-profit organisation which aims to […]

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Ground-Breaking Technology At Marsden Gate

A new green energy plant at Marsden Gate Industrial Park is leading the way in providing a new clean and sustainable energy source for household and commercial use. A unique two-stage conversion process developed by Advanced Plasma Power (APP) converts household waste into BioSNG (bio-substitute natural gas). The net result is a clean, modular and […]

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Duchy Grants Lease For Tidal Power Project

The Duchy of Lancaster has granted a lease over part of the Wyre estuary to facilitate the development of a new flood protection and tidal barrage scheme. Marine power specialists Atlantis Resources Limited are the lead developers on the project which is designed to produce up to 300GWh of affordable green energy per year for […]

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Green Hotel Goes For Gold

A building which forms part of the Duchy of Lancaster’s historic Harrogate estate has been awarded a Gold Award by sustainability body Green Tourism. The Cairn Hotel on Ripon Road is the first hotel in Harrogate to have achieved this – the highest standard of excellence achievable. Green Tourism works with accommodation providers and visitor […]

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