Thursday, 27 February 2020
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by James Wayman

Could you improve your efficiency?

For many of us, saving energy is driven by our desire or need to save money, whether this is at work or home. Improving energy efficiency is particularly pertinent for larger commercial operations, where there are small efficiency increases can offer significant savings and protect against volatile
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
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by Jenny Beynon

What’s your carbon footprint?

Today is the first day of the 2020 NFU Conference “Farming Without Barriers”. The aim of the next two days is to provide a first chance to shape what agriculture looks like in the future.
Thursday, 20 February 2020
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by Ed Hardy

How the Dairy Sector can reduce its carbon footprint

Recently I attended Dairy Tech, an expo-style event comprising of seminars and trade stands showcasing the latest innovations and developments in the Dairy industry. This year, there was a lot of talk around reducing the sector’s impact on the climate, in line with the Government’s target to
Tuesday, 18 February 2020
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by Jodie Hisgett

A month in the life of our buying group

We helped members save over £1million through cheaper energy contracts last year and now we help save them even more through our NFU Electricity Buying Groups group purchasing. We are gathering as many NFU members as possible and tasking suppliers to give us a bulk price for our groups. This way,
Thursday, 13 February 2020
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by Eirinn Rusbridge

My life at NFU Energy so far…

I joined NFU Energy in November 2018 as a Graduate Engineer. Since then I have worked on a wide variety of projects, spanning feasibility studies, legislative consulting, renewable incentive compliance, and carbon footprinting.
Tuesday, 11 February 2020
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by Ben Campbell

Carbon as a crop…

The first Woodland Carbon Guarantee (WCaG) auction of the five-year period is currently underway. This incentive scheme is set to increase tree planting rates across the UK and is part of the government’s 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment. The UK’s commitment to Net Zero by 2050 means storing
Thursday, 06 February 2020
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by Jenny Beynon

Ofgem sets out nine-point plan to prioritise climate crisis

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, 04 February 2020
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by Jon Swain

How to get help with energy related disputes

The Feed-in Tariff (FiT) and Renewables Obligation have closed to new applicants, and the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will close to new applicants in March 2021. However, all have 20 year lifetimes for accredited systems. It is already becoming more common for disputes to arise between operators
Thursday, 30 January 2020
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by Jodie Hisgett

Making sense of an upgrade to electricity meters

Howard from J.H. Mitchinson, a poultry farm business based in Carlisle, was forced to upgrade his business electricity meters to half-hourly ones due to the P272 legislation brought in by Government. Simply put, P272 affected medium scale users of electrical energy, who were obliged to beef-up
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
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by Jenny Beynon

Welcome to the Energy and Rural Business Show 2020

Join us at Energy and Rural Business Show at the East of England Showground on Tuesday 03 and Wednesday 04 March on Stand 31.

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