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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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  • A GrowSave training day led by Tim Pratt and Jon Swain from Farm Energy Centre, held at Bordon Hill Nurseries in Warwickshire. The training was aimed at ornamentals growers — particularly those who grow energy-intensive crops in late autumn and winter — with a focus on important energy issues to consider when setting up your nursery for the forthcoming season. Read More...
  • This Technical Update explores the concept of a semi-sealed greenhouse — looking at the system's advantages, its current commercial position, and how it compares with the completely-sealed greenhouse concept. Read More...
  • Energy losses are the unseen costs of any cold store. Heat gain through the structure and air leaks can have a huge impact on a grower's profitability — whether storing carrots, onions, flowers or any other horticultural crops. And with electricity prices on the rise, minimising the cost impact of energy waste is all the more important. Read More...
  • At Farm Energy Centre, a three-year project we've been working on with the Potato Council is just coming to an end and I’m wading through a 100-page plus report which covers all our monitoring and findings on energy efficiency in potato storage. Read More...