Ubaid Khan

Ubaid Khan has over six years of operational, development, technical and environmental experience in the Waste Management and the Environmental Industry sectors in the Middle East and United Kingdom. During his career he liaised with various municipalities and undertaken a variety of environmental projects including planning waste management schemes for urban regions, design and construction of engineered landfills, landfill gas recovery systems, and material recovery facilities. Ubaid has completed his MSc in Energy and Environmental Management from University of Abertay Dundee, with distinction.In response of his academic achievements during the course university had awarded “University of Abertay Dundee Excellence Scholarship award for year 2010-11.”

Birmingham, United Kingdom Climate Change Action Plan

by Ubaid Khan

Initiative measures from countrywide councils are playing a vital role in assisting the United Kingdom’s (UK) compliance with European Union (EU) and United Nation (UN) climate change regulations. Birmingham Ci... Read article

Drought in England: Situations, Reasons, and Remediation Options

by Ubaid Khan

Once again, a drought warning has been issued for those same parts of England, where ground water levels are lower than any time since 1976. Secretary Caroline Spelman said that without significant rainfall betwe... Read article

Selection of the Most Feasible Investment Utilizing the MCDA Decision Tool

by Ubaid Khan

Decision-making in environmental projects requires consideration of trade-offs between socio-political, environmental, and economic impacts, and the process is often complicated by various stakeholder views. Multi-c... Read article

Micro-Generation of Electricity in United Kingdom (U.K.)

by Ubaid Khan

Micro-generation refers to the practice of generating some or all of one’s household electricity or heating through renewable sources, rather than drawing the energy from the National Grid. In order to maintain sust... Read article

Wastewater Treatment with Algal Production

by Ubaid Khan

While research and development of algal biofuels are currently receiving much interest and funding, they are still not commercially viable at today’s fossil fuel prices. However, a niche opportunity may exist where algae... Read article

Solar Industry In United Kingdom Put In Shade By Government’s U-Turn

by Ubaid Khan

The government’s 50% cut to feed-in tariffs (FITs) for domestic solar installations, announced this 31st of October 2011, has incurred the wrath of the solar industry in United Kingdom. The action focuses on the recent a... Read article

Landfill Gas to Energy Production in the United Kingdom

by Ubaid Khan

Solid waste disposal sites are not often seen as opportunities for energy solutions. Landfill gas (LFG), a mixture of methane, carbon dioxide and trace constituents, is typically viewed as a liability because of explosio... Read article

United Kingdom Government Incentive Schemes: Renewable Heat Incentives (RHI)

by Ubaid Khan

Renewable Heat Incentives are the most recently launched incentive scheme, so far announced by the United Kingdom Government in March 2011. The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is designed to provide financial support, and... Read article

3 Drivers for Energy and Environmental Reforms in the United Kingdom

by Ubaid Khan

Sustainablewaste management, climate change, and renewable energy are three significant issues becoming increasingly important worldwide, especially in Europe. Incidents of spills, land & water contamination, biodive... Read article