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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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    Ed

    Goodbye, Mr Chips

    24.02.2016

    So, they let me out again. Clearly the Powers That Be didn’t read my last blog, as my request for a cosy, warm greenhouse went ignored! More
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    Jon

    We recently visited DECC, along with representatives from the wood fuel industry, to discuss our experiences with the Biomass Suppliers List (BSL) and ways in which it could be improved for the future. More
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    Jon

    In southwest Turkey, temperatures have dropped to unusual lows of minus 2°C and that’s been causing headaches for greenhouse growers in the region. Growers in the areas of Fethiye, Karaculha and Camkoy have been spending their nights stocking wood burning stoves from 7pm to 8am the following morning, in an effort to stop their crops being damaged by the frosts. More

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