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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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    Frances

    On the 1st August 2016, an unexpected RHI regulation amendment will come into force, which will significantly cut support for Biomass CHP projects - biomass boilers that provide heat to steam or Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbines to generate electricity. More

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