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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

    Installers hoping to receive the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for their new biomass, or other qualifying installations, will be comforted by a new announcement made by DECC on the medium term future of RHI. DECC have stated: More
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    Jon

    It appears that Tim Peake isn’t the only interesting object in space at the moment. More
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    Jon

    DECC has today announced degressions for the Non-Domestic RHI scheme that will be effective from January 2016. Small biomass under 200kW will see another 10% drop as well as biomethane injection. More
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    Jon

    Yesterday’s spending review contained the Government’s financial plans for improved energy efficiency and renewable energy. Although some detail is missing about how the measures will be achieved, the following points were made: More
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    Andrew

    Energy has become a potential source of income for horticultural and agricultural businesses. Extra revenue can now be earned by the production of heat from biomass, heat pumps and anaerobic digestion. Electricity generated by CHP can be used or sold. More
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    Chris

    If you are a member of the NFU CCL Scheme then you must submit your data for Target Period One of the current scheme to Farm Energy Centre (FEC) now. More
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    Jon

    Are you interested to know how biomass heating systems could help your business? Find out by joining the Biomass Study Tour on the 11th and 12th February 2015. More
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    Tim

    A group of growers attended an open day at Red Roofs Nursery on the 7th of July to hear about the results of an HDC trial into the performance of a refrigeration-based dehumidification system. The project, which is now in its second year, is showing an impressive reduction in heat use, but unfortunately this is coming at the expense of yield in the tomato crop that’s being grown. More
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    Chris

    On 30th April 2014 we held a GrowSave training event to give UK growers a detailed insight into the Dutch New Way of Growing approach, and to help them understand how to implement the findings. More
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    Chris

    A joint venture between R&L Holt and Evesham Vale Growers (EVG) attracted more than 20 growers to the latest HDC GrowSave event. The visit to Springhill Nursery near Evesham was organised to show how the site has integrated an Anaerobic Digester (AD) with the energy needs of tomato growing. More

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