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    Jon

    There is a huge amount of interest in energy storage within UK agriculture and horticulture and how this may be of benefit to them financially, as well as in terms of their energy supply. Energy storage encompasses techniques such as hot water accumulator stores attached to traditional gas boilers or Combined Heat and Power (CHP) engines for CO2 enrichment, as well as biomass boilers for enabling efficient operation. More
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    Jon

    The Renewable Heat Incentive reforms that were originally laid before parliament and then withdrawn in mid-March have not yet been re-laid and latest news suggests that this may not be until after the summer recess. More
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    Jon

    So far, it’s shaping up to be an unpredictable summer. The political landscape has altered somewhat from what we have been used to, the weather can’t seem to make up its mind what to do, the grid electricity carbon emissions have fallen to their lowest ever level and on top of all this off, we still don’t know when the RHI regulation reforms will be made law. More
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    Ed

    Growers are invited to an event to hear more about the current opportunities for converting to renewable heating systems in protected cropping, or adding to and expanding their existing renewable systems. More
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    Ed

    In Belgium and the Netherlands horticulture is big business and the facilities tend to be more high-tech than their UK counterparts. During a recent GrowSave study tour I saw some of the advanced technology and practices used by growers, such as LED lighting, diffuse glass and bio-beds for water filtration. More
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    Jon

    Yesterday’s announcement of the outcomes of the RHI consultation has delivered some clarity on the intentions to continue supporting biomass boilers and biomass CHP. More
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    Tim

    When temperatures took a plunge recently, we could safely say that it’s definitely Triad season. More
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    Jon

    The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have just announced the tariffs that will apply to the Non Domestic RHI scheme from 1 More
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    Frances

    On the 1st August 2016, an unexpected RHI regulation amendment will come into force, which will significantly cut support for Biomass CHP projects - biomass boilers that provide heat to steam or Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbines to generate electricity. More
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    Chris

    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. More