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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

    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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    Oli

    Recent RHI changes

    18.03.2016

    On the 3rd March 2016, the Government released a consultation document outlining proposals for the reform of the Domestic & Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). More
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    Jon

    Gerard Aarts says he has achieved a 25% reduction in energy use after implementing the knowledge he acquired from taking part in the Dutch HNT 'The New Way of Growing' programme. More
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    Jon

    ... The New Way of Growing UK growers have been unable to see the full picture of what important opportunities the New Way of Growing has to offer.  More
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    Jon

    DECC have just announced the tariffs that will apply to the Non Domestic RHI scheme from 01st April 2016. More

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