Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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by Thomas Wilkins

RHI participants… are you audit ready?

Recently, we have had several Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) participants inform us of upcoming audit notices from Ofgem, who currently seem to be doing a big push. If non-compliances are found, then this will delay your RHI payments in the best-case scenario and could even result in the returning
Thursday, 14 January 2021
Cat sleeping on top of a radiator
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by Jenny Beynon

Importance of low carbon heat heralded

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, 12 January 2021
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by Jenny Beynon

Delivering certainty: Low Carbon Agriculture show goes digital for 2021 event

Low Carbon Agriculture show, the new event showcasing opportunities in low carbon energy, technological advances and Environmental Land Management (ELM), for a profitable and sustainable future in farming, has announced it will certainly go ahead in March 2021 - online.
Thursday, 07 January 2021
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by Jodie Hisgett

How COVID-19 has affected energy procurement

At the end of 2019, when I was considering what direction the energy market would take in the next 12 months. I considered the usual unpredictable factors such as extreme weather, natural disaster, political unrest and issues with the economy.
Tuesday, 05 January 2021
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by Jenny Beynon

Effective greenhouse management can be tricky

Guest blogger Ed Hardy recently wrote the following for AHDB GrowSave and it was an interesting thought worth sharing here: 
Tuesday, 22 December 2020
Biomass boiler in a shed
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by Thomas Wilkins

Changing your RHI system

Back in 2018, a very positive and significant change to the RHI regulations was brought in which meant that RHI participants could replace accredited heating systems such as boilers, engines and heat pumps so long as they retain the same technology category.
Thursday, 17 December 2020
Large red biomass boiler
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by Sophie Archer

Regulatory position statements for new combustion plants

If you have a new Medium Combustion Plant (MCP) or Specified Generator (SG) and have applied for a bespoke environmental permit, or soon will, the Environment Agency (EA) is providing additional support for applicants in England and Wales from 02 October 2020 to 21 April 2021.
Tuesday, 15 December 2020
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by Jenny Beynon

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

From everyone here at NFU Energy, we would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  It has been a very different year for us all and even with us working from home for the majority of the time, it has been great to carry on helping customers with
Thursday, 10 December 2020
Engineer auditing pipework and machinery
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by Thomas Wilkins

Last chance for the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme is coming to an end for new applicants on the 31 March 2021. However, there are two options that can allow participants to install and apply for their projects up to 31 March 2022. A Tariff Guarantee if the system is eligible for this or systems that are
Tuesday, 08 December 2020
A large heat pump outside a farm building
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by Thomas Wilkins

Final tariff reductions for the non domestic RHI

Large water and ground source heat pumps (100 kWth and above) have again been hit with a 20% tariff reduction. This will see the rate drop to Tier 1: 4.47 p/kWh & Tier 2: 1.33 p/kWh for the remainder of the RHI scheme.


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