Wednesday, 06 May 2020
Green CHP engine in a shed
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by Max Knowles

Electricity generators may be asked to turn off at short notice

National Grid has asked Ofgem for permission to instruct embedded generators to turn off at short notice in time for the bank holiday this Friday (08 May). This proposed amendment to the Grid Supply Code is a last resort to help balance the grid supply and demand, in reaction to unprecedented
Tuesday, 05 May 2020
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by Mike Bond

GrowSave set to go from strength to strength

GrowSave has been keeping growers abreast of the latest energy saving techniques since 2007. A collaboration between AHDB and NFU Energy, it was originally set up to serve the protected edible and protected ornamental sectors and extended to cover soft fruit in 2018. It’s now set for a new five-
Thursday, 30 April 2020
Tomatoes on a vine in a greenhouse
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by Ed Hardy

A view of what’s to come?

Given the current situation around the Coronavirus pandemic, most aspects of society have been greatly affected, horticulture and agriculture is no exception. The lockdowns imposed by the UK government in March, as well as others around the world, have led to immediate consequences for the whole
Tuesday, 28 April 2020
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by Sophie Archer

The burning question about refurbs

Have you got a combustion plant over 1 MW input on site? Has it been replaced or had its burner upgraded since the 20 December 2018? Then you may need to comply with the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD) regulations to stay compliant with the EA.
Thursday, 23 April 2020
Large red biomass boiler with sliver pipes in a greenhouse
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by Ryan Ward

How to secure a tariff guarantee

The most recent Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariff degression occurred on the 31 March 2020, reducing the tariff on ground/water source heat pumps (over 100 kWth) by 10% and the next potential degression will be on the 30 June 2020.
Tuesday, 21 April 2020
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by Thomas Wilkins

Keep compliant with our new RHI HealthCheck-Lite

Introducing our latest Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) HealthCheck designed to help you meet your obligations and pass an audit, with no immediate site visit required.
Thursday, 16 April 2020
Pylons in a sunset
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by Jodie Hisgett

Contacting your energy supplier during lockdown

Lockdown has forced a lot of us out of our comfort zones as well as adjust how and where we work. We have been fortunate enough to get our equipment home and continue with business as usual. However, it has not necessarily been the same for energy suppliers.
Tuesday, 14 April 2020
A factory with chimney smoking with a sunset behind
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by Jenny Beynon

Coronavirus causes Europe’s carbon market to crash

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
Thursday, 09 April 2020
two blue biomass boilers in a shed
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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.


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