Thursday, 04 June 2020
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by Eirinn Rusbridge

Going further with calculating carbon emissions

Interest in calculating carbon emissions has been recently gathering pace, with lively discussions at the NFU conference and the launch of the Net Zero: Farm Status Indicator.
Tuesday, 02 June 2020
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by Ryan Ward

Further RHI degression for large ground source heat pumps

Towards the end of March 2020, we saw a degression in the large (100 kWth and above) ground/water source heat pump RHI tariff of 10%. The recent expenditure forecast published by Ofgem at the end of May highlighted that this technology continues to exceed its expenditure threshold, and as such will
Tuesday, 02 June 2020
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by Ben Ablewhite

Electricity generators paid to switch off

Historically low demand on the electricity grid caused by the COVID-19 lockdown has driven National Grid to look for more ways to balance supply and demand, resulting in the launch of a new scheme paying generators to switch off.
Thursday, 28 May 2020
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by Jodie Hisgett

Life in lockdown: our new working environment

When the UK first went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic energy suppliers struggled to facilitate socially distanced working and they prioritised emergencies and vulnerable customers. Chances are, getting through to your supplier if you did not fall into these categories was not easy and I
Tuesday, 26 May 2020
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by Jenny Beynon

Is vertical farming the future of horticulture?

We are often led to believe that the future of horticulture will be vertical farming (VF) facilities growing crops in soilless substrates, using systems such as hydroponics, aquaponics and aeroponics. The nature of VF usually means a completely controlled environment, requiring lighting, irrigation
Thursday, 21 May 2020
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by Steve Leil

New lease of life for Climate Change Levy discount

In the Spring Budget, the Government announced a two-year extension to the current Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme, with precise terms now out for consultation.
Tuesday, 19 May 2020
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by Jenni Elves

Using Miscanthus chips or bales in your boiler?

Now’s the time to register your harvest on the Sustainable Fuel Register (SFR). It is easy to put things off. We all do it, saving those jobs for the rainy day and then finding something else to do when the heavens open.
Thursday, 14 May 2020
Three biomass boilers being installed in a shed
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by Ben Campbell

How the BSL helps your RHI accreditation

As part of your ongoing Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) obligations, you must demonstrate that any non-waste wood fuels you are sourcing are sustainable. To do this, you must provide evidence that your fuel meets both the land criteria and the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) threshold. This leaves you with two
Tuesday, 12 May 2020
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by Thomas Wilkins

Easy periodic data submission for the RHI

Are you a Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme participant? Do you struggle with your regular data submissions that are required to fulfil the obligations of the Scheme? Are you checking to make sure the readings are in line with your expectations?
Thursday, 07 May 2020
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by Jenny Beynon

Britain breaks record for coal-free power generation

Read our top five energy-related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we

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