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    Ed

    Over the last couple of years, I have been involved with an Innovate UK (IUK) funded research project focusing on improving storage conditions for potatoes. The fundamental aim is to improve the evenness of airflow in potato stores, allowing anti-sprouting agents to be distributed more evenly across the crop. 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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    Ed

    Following on from one of my previous blogs on food waste, I recently read about a company in the USA which has partnered with a supermarket chain to turn food waste into liquid fertilizer. The company takes food that is no longer safe to eat, loads it into a digester and adds some enzymes. More
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    Chris

    A joint venture between R&L Holt and Evesham Vale Growers (EVG) attracted more than 20 growers to the latest HDC GrowSave event. The visit to Springhill Nursery near Evesham was organised to show how the site has integrated an Anaerobic Digester (AD) with the energy needs of tomato growing. More
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    Oli

    Following the publication of the latest consultation response on the 4th December 2013, “Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive – Improving Support, Increasing Uptake”, some important amendments and additions to the scheme have been announced to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme (subject to state-aid approval). More
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    Andrew

    For some reason, I’ve always thought Australia to be a bit of a Pariah as far as green energy is concerned. More
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    Jon

    Now here’s an interesting article for you. It was reported in the news today that a bus-sized fat ball — or 'fatberg' — has been removed from the sewers in Kingston-upon-Thames. More
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    Oli

    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. More
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    Oli

    The government has just confirmed their proposed rates for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for a number of technologies based upon uptake. More
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    Jon

    From 1st April 2013, new rates will apply to payments for renewable heat generation under the government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme. More