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    Jon

    DECC have just announced the tariffs for the Non Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme, which will be effective from 1st More
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    Ed

    LEDs in space

    25.05.2016

    Water cooled LED lights have made their way into space! More
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    Ed

    When thinking of robots, and the industries that use them, farming might not be the first to spring to mind. Consider, though, the milking of cows or autonomous harvesting of grains, and it is clear to see the labour-saving potential. More
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    Tim

    Generators, and large users of electricity, can derive useful cash from coordinating their electricity use with the National Grid TRIAD periods. These are three half-hour periods in the year when national electricity demand is at its highest. Users are paid cash for shedding load, or having generation running during these times. More
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    Jon

    Solar panels have a reputation for being very low maintenance once they are fitted. However, it is important to look after them to ensure that they continue to give the highest level of efficiency possible. More
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    Oli

    A Metro supermarket, in central Berlin, has arguably some of the freshest produce available. This is thanks to the installation of a modular box growing system within the shop itself. The system has been developed by a team of plant scientists, robotics specialists, industrial designers, IT personnel, architects, futurists and chefs. More
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    Chris

    In his budget speech on March 16th, George Osbourne made some interesting energy related announcements. For many, the most significant news was that the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (known as the CRC) will end on 1st April 2019. More
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    Jon

    Scottish strawberry grower, PJ Stirling, estimate that they will produce an extra 150 tonnes of strawberries, as a result of extending their growing season with a new biomass heating system. 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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    Jon

    Four experts in the Dutch "New Way of Growing" programme will summarise their top energy saving tips and tricks at two seminars on the 20th and 21st April 2016.  More

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