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    Ed

    Your car probably has it, so why not your greenhouse? Energy saving is all the rage these days, and rightly so. Everyone is at it, especially ‘heavy’ users such as growers heating greenhouses. I am currently involved with a Growsave project, the aim of which is to reduce energy consumption in greenhouses by optimising the climate control system. More
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    Ed

    In the world of energy and climate change, 2020 marks a significant milestone. In accordance with the Renewable Energy Directive, the UK is mandated to produce 15% of its energy from renewable sources. With a starting point of 1.3% in 2005, one of the lowest in the EU, that target might have seemed a long way off. 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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    Ed

    An early form of central heating was developed by the Romans to distribute heat around bathhouses. Fast forward a couple of thousand years and a modern heat network might be in the form of a district heating scheme. This is where a central source supplies heat to an end user, ranging from a single building to a whole city. More
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    Oli

    So, not only did 10% of Iceland’s population travel to France to see their nation play in the world cup, but surprisingly, they also grow bananas. More
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    Ed

    Following my recent blogs on the use of robots and technological advancements in farming, it was with interest that I read about the FarmBot Genesis. No, this is not another Terminator film, or the start of the machine uprising, but rather a personal robotic farmer. 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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    Ed

    Detecting plant damage before it is too late can help a farmer save his crop, but the continued monitoring of plants and identifying issues manually is a potentially time-intensive process; one that a farmer might not be able to afford. More
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    Tim

    Proposals being considered by OFGEM may significantly reduce TRIAD income for embedded generators (EG). Bearing in mind that it can be worth £40,000-£60,000 p.a. for every 1MW of generation capacity, this could be quite a financial blow. More

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