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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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    Ed

    On 7 November, we kicked off an exciting, new study group project, focussing on Next Generation Growing (NGG). The pilot programme aims to take NGG principles and techniques, which have been established in the Netherlands, and help a select group of UK growers implement them at their nurseries. More
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    Jon

    Two new grant funds were launched yesterday from the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE), seeking to help support agricultural and rural business under the Countryside Productivity scheme. More
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    Ed

    On 20 September, around 40 delegates joined us for an afternoon of presentations on the topic of energy storage. The event was organised by GrowSave, a knowledge sharing project, delivered by FEC Energy on behalf of AHDB Horticulture. Delegates heard how energy storage methods could benefit them, both financially and in terms of their energy supply. More
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    Chris

    Ten years ago, and just like today, energy saving was vitally important for successful greenhouse businesses. However, in addition to the problem of volatile and increasing energy costs, growers were starting to face new challenges, such as energy saving legislation and consumers who want produce grown with a low environmental impact. More
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    Jon

    The long anticipated RHI regulations are to come into effect on 20 September. More
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    Chris

    The NFU has announced today that it has bought leading agriculture energy consultancy FEC Energy. More
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    Ed

    Even in these modern times, waste remains a part of our daily lives. More
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    Ed

    Javier, one of our engineers, recently visited a greenhouse facility to help them with their compliance for the NFU Climate Change Levy (CCL) scheme. The Climate Change Levy is a tax charged on gas, electricity, LPG, coal and coke used by businesses in the UK. More
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    Ed

    On 27th July, AHDB Potatoes hosted the Postharvest Showcase in Sutton Bridge. Several members of the GrowSave team were in attendance to promote the project to the Potato sector, and to learn about developments affecting the potato industry. More
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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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