Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Two blue tractors in a field of straw
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by Oli Coe

Get more for your straw

With the harvest approaching, you may be looking at market prices and thinking about how much straw to keep or stockpile for your own use and how much to sell on.
Thursday, 20 June 2019
A black and white outline of a factory with smoke
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by Jenny Beynon

Drax, Equinor and National Grid partner to create UK’s first zero carbon cluster

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
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
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by Jodie Hisgett

What affects energy market prices over time

We always do our best to give advice about what changes may affect prices over time, to allow you to make informed decisions when arranging your energy contracts. Here I’ll go through some of the common topics we’ve been discussing with our customers recently.
Thursday, 13 June 2019
Lightbulb lying in the grass
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by Jodie Hisgett

June’s buying group prices are better than ever

Our June NFU Electricity Buying Group prices are offering even bigger and better savings for members – plus an exclusive bonus!
Tuesday, 11 June 2019
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by Oli Coe

Plant powered energy savings?

I recently came across a talk about the air ‘purifying’ effect of a number of household plants, and within the talk, the speaker mentioned that alongside improved productivity within offices, the addition of a number of these plants per person resulted in energy savings of around 15%.
Thursday, 06 June 2019
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by Jenny Beynon

We are coming to a show near you

It’s that time of year for the annual agricultural shows and we are joining the NFU on their stands at the Royal Cornwall Show and the Royal Welsh Show.
Tuesday, 04 June 2019
Factory chimneys with white smoke coming out at sun set.
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by Oli Coe

Are you SECR ready?

Check now to ensure you don’t get caught out by SECR, a new mandatory compliance scheme for large companies.
Thursday, 30 May 2019
A close up of large straw bales stacked up
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by Oli Coe

Existing SFR users... don’t forget to register fuel each year

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) can seem like bureaucracy gone mad. There are masses of guidance notes to read, long sprawling emails that seem to drop into your inbox all too regularly, hoops to jump through when you make the slightest system or admin change and heaps of ongoing obligations. It
Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Large red biomass boiler
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by Elisa Evans

How complaint are you?

If you have an approved RHI application then there are several ongoing obligations with which you need to comply with to claim payments. These are laid out by Ofgem which administers the RHI scheme on behalf of the Government. Instances of non-compliance identified or reported to Ofgem can result
Thursday, 23 May 2019
A wind farm in a field with a sunset behind
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by Jon Swain

Capitalising on opportunities and rise to the challenges

Here at NFU Energy, we can sometimes feel like a broken record (remember them), repeating similar messages to reinforce the state of the UK energy market. However, here are some of the inalienable truths:

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