Thursday, 09 April 2020
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by Thomas Wilkins

The clock is ticking on RHI applications

If your project is still a work in progress, or even just an idea, is there enough time to complete an RHI application before time runs out?
Tuesday, 07 April 2020
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by Jon Swain

Stay ahead of the game and consider your fuel supply

As we enter the third week of strict restrictions on movement with many businesses working entirely from home, we are beginning to hear reports of difficulties in getting heating fuel supplies, both renewable and non-renewable.
Thursday, 02 April 2020
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by Jon Swain

What do the budget announcements mean for farmers and growers?

On the 13 March 2020, the chancellor Rishi Sunak stood up and announced his first budget. However, it’s easy to forget this since so much has happened in the UK since then….
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
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by Thomas Wilkins

Are your RHI records audit worthy?

Over the past few years, Ofgem has been stepping up the number of audits on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) systems. In fact, all systems on the RHI scheme are expected to be audited at least twice over their 20 years on the scheme. The auditor usually starts by looking at the paperwork and record
Thursday, 26 March 2020
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by Jenny Beynon

Saving money on your export electricity contract

When Fullcircle Energy become one of our fully account managed customers we discovered that another broker had negotiated an export contract with a large commission. We worked with them to secure an alternative contract and save them £7,000 per year for their exported electricity.
Tuesday, 24 March 2020
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by Candace Robb

Supply contracts for new connections

We take the headache out of arranging your supply contract following your grid connection and getting a meter installed. Where do I Start?
Thursday, 19 March 2020
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by Ed Hardy

Forty vertical farms to be built across the UK

Shockingly Fresh, a Scottish start-up has plans to develop more than 40 vertical farms in the UK and has recently received planning permission for its first site, a 1.2 Ha glasshouse near Offenham in Worcestershire.
Tuesday, 17 March 2020
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by Ben Ablewhite

COVID-19: Update from NFU Energy

We want to let you know about the measures we’re taking to reduce the spread of coronavirus whilst maintaining continuity of service. We’re following the government’s guidelines, the main impact being:
Tuesday, 17 March 2020
CHP Engine in a shed
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by Mike Bond

Environment Agency clamps down on temporary permissions to combust

Since the 20 December 2018, the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD) has been applicable to all prospective operators of combustion plants over 1 MWth input until either 2025 or 2030, with exemption to plants commissioned prior to this date. For all applicable plants in both the present and the
Thursday, 12 March 2020
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by Thomas Wilkins

Are you audit ready?

We have seen participants of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme are having their payments put on hold for over 12 months while they provide Ofgem with evidence to resolve non-compliances. Is your system and are your records ready for an audit?

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