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Energy efficiency is not just low-hanging fruit; it is fruit on the ground. Stephen Chu, US Secretary of Energy

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  • R&L Holt have recently been doing a lot of construction on their Sandylands Nursery near Evesham; and it’s involved building of a brand new 8300m2 greenhouse that they are set to call Freda. The new greenhouse has been designed and built to incorporate all of the latest thinking in greenhouse energy efficiency. Read More...
  • Following the publication of the latest consultation response on the 4th December 2013, “Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive – Improving Support, Increasing Uptake”, some important amendments and additions to the scheme have been announced to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme (subject to state-aid approval). Read More...
  • A presentation given by Farm Energy Centre's Chris Plackett at the TGA's 2013 Conference. This 'Energy Economics Update' presentation looks at recent trends in energy prices, whether Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is still a good energy cost-saving option for tomato growers, and the impact of potential RHI tariff changes on the economics of large-scale biomass and ground source heat pumps. Read More...
  • A presentation given by Farm Energy Centre's Chris Plackett at the TGA's 2013 Conference, on 26th September 2013. Chris looks at recent trends in energy prices, whether Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is still a good energy cost saving option for tomato growers, and the impact of potential RHI tariff changes on the economics of large-scale biomass and ground source heat pumps. Read More...
  • A GrowSave training event led by Jon Swain and Oli Coe from Farm Energy Centre, held at the High Leigh Conference Centre in Hertfordshire. This event was aimed at edibles growers — especially those with high heat demand — who are interested in making use of biomass heating to reduce their energy costs. Read More...