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Energy efficiency is a measure of energy used for delivering a given service. Improving energy efficiency means getting more from the energy that we use. DECC - Energy Efficiency Strategy: 'The Energy Efficiency Opportunity in the UK'

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  • On Tuesday 8th April around 20 growers joined us for a visit to R&L Holt’s Springhill Nursery near Evesham. The event was organised to show how the site has integrated an Anaerobic Digester (AD) with the energy needs of tomato growing.   Read More...
  • In this Technical Update, we take a detailed look at biomass heating systems - and what you need to know if you're thinking of installing one. The Update looks at the differences between biomass fuels, how to size a biomass boiler system, emissions standards, and financial subsidies for renewable heat available under the RHI scheme. Read More...
  • Today saw the launch of the Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) — a new fund that will help rural communities in England to develop renewable energy projects. This means that communities can get funding for initial investigations into the feasibility of a renewable energy project, and some of the subsequent planning costs. Read More...
  • The European Commission’s Renewable Energy Directive puts the UK on a path to sourcing 15% of all its energy from renewable sources by 2020. About 30% of the UK’s renewable energy target is expected to come from renewable heat, with half of that attributable to biomass. Read More...
  • It is very important to understand your actual heat demand pattern in as much detail as possible. Simplistic comparisons with existing equipment sizes can be misleading. To size your boiler correctly: Assess the weekly heat demand across the year and then the pattern of heat use within a day. Read More...