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    Energy has become a potential source of income for horticultural and agricultural businesses. Extra revenue can now be earned by the production of heat from biomass, heat pumps and anaerobic digestion. Electricity generated by CHP can be used or sold. More
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    Renewable UK reports that there’s been massive growth in small- and medium-scale rural wind power, with overall installation numbers increasing by 21% in 2012 — an increase of over 3,500 turbines.  More
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    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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    Solar thermal has been in the news lately, following the Solar Trade Association’s claim that the cost of solar hot water systems could fall by almost 30 per cent, if the market expands to catch up with solar PV. More
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    Government have taken a step nearer to providing a mechanism to reward electricity use reduction, with DECC talking about how such an idea might be built into the Electricity Market Reform proposals.  More
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    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. More
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    The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will not be available for households until next year. More
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    The government is backing a new UK solar energy research facility, which will aim to create a hub of solar energy expertise. More
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    Many species of birds are unaffected by onshore wind farms, according to a new study carried out by researchers working for UK bird charities. More
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    A long-term obstacle that has been preventing many proposed wind farms from going ahead has now been removed, thanks to a new ‘wind turbine-friendly’ radar. More