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    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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    The Renewable Heat Incentive reforms that were originally laid before parliament and then withdrawn in mid-March have not yet been re-laid and latest news suggests that this may not be until after the summer recess.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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    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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    The Department of BEIS has just announced RHI degressions, effective from 1st July 2017, for biomass, biomethane and biogas. More
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    BEIS has confirmed that the RHI regulatory reforms were not laid before Parliament and that the scheme will continue in its current form for now. More
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    We have received an update on the reforms from Renewable Energy Association in light of the general election announcement. More
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    The recent RHI degression announcement has thrown yet more uncertainty on the future on the RHI scheme. While the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) continue to keep business as usual, there are many questions erupting as to what, when and how the RHI reforms will happen. More
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    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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    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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    Jon Swain went on behalf of GrowSave to GreenTech, Amsterdam RAI to see what’s new and here are some photos and videos of what he found. More