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Energy efficiency is a measure of energy used for delivering a given service. Improving energy efficiency means getting more from the energy that we use. DECC - Energy Efficiency Strategy: 'The Energy Efficiency Opportunity in the UK'

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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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    Ed

    Geothermal energy, although most effective in regions of volcanic activity where underground temperatures are highest, is an available energy source all around the globe. Whilst the Netherlands (hopefully!) may not be about to erupt, a group of Dutch growers has invested in geothermal energy to heat their greenhouses. More
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    Jon

    Jon Swain went on behalf of GrowSave to GreenTech, Amsterdam RAI to see what’s new and here are some photos and videos of what he found. More
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    Ed

    Life on Mars

    29.06.2016

    Are you in favour of a self-governing society? Are you happy to be part of a migrant population? Do you have good interplanetary skills? If you answered ‘yes’ to all three questions then this could be the opportunity you have been looking for! More
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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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