Thursday, 14 November 2019
Red tomatoes on a green vine
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by Ed Hardy

The changes to the trade markets

As the Brexit deadline is further delayed and details of a trade deal with Europe remain unknown, the potential impact of the UK’s departure from the EU on the country’s agricultural industry is still unclear. The recent BBC series ‘What Britain Buys and Sells in a Day’ gave a good insight into how
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Green CHP engine
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by Thomas Wilkins

Electricity generation owners must act now

Owners of equipment capable of exporting electricity to the grid are required to ensure that their grid protection equipment is compliant with current regulations. In the past, that’s meant the G59 standard which has recently been superseded by G99.
Thursday, 07 November 2019
Green CHP engine
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by Max Knowles

Final opportunities for TRIAD Income

We have now entered the TRIAD season for 2019 – 2020 and this could be the last opportunity for generators to earn a respectable amount of money by exporting electricity.  
Tuesday, 05 November 2019
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by Jenny Beynon

Bright sparks’ expert energy advice

Energy plays an increasingly important role in farm businesses. Here’s how the team at NFU Energy and their range of services can help to unlock the best value.
Thursday, 31 October 2019
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by Jon Swain

The nights are drawing in – time to be energy efficient

This weekend we moved out of BST meaning that it’s starting to get dark earlier. This isn’t the only effect of the hour change however, any equipment that you have that is controlled by a timeclock may well now be out of sync with your expected pattern of use. Now is the time to check that these
Tuesday, 29 October 2019
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by Jenny Beynon

Join us at Energy and Rural Business Show

The Energy and Rural Business Show, run in association with NFU Energy, is opening its doors at the East of England Showground on Tuesday 03 and Wednesday 04 March 2020.
Thursday, 24 October 2019
Boiler house
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by Sophie Archer

Do you have permission?

Having the necessary planning permissions and the relevant environmental permits in place has always been a requirement for a Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) application. As well as this, it is a legal requirement that applicants must take very seriously.
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
Blue Combined Heat and Power engine
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by Jenny Beynon

MCPD environmental permits – all you need to know

Under the rules of the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD) that came into force at the end of 2018, combustion plants and generators rated at greater than 1MWth and less than 50MWth capacity (based on the fuel input) must have an environmental permit to operate.
Thursday, 17 October 2019
Roof with solar panels on
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by Jenny Beynon

SOLARWATT kits out poultry farm with egg-citing new solar roof

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, 15 October 2019
Pylons in a sunset
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by Jodie Hisgett

Could regulator veto put an end to supplier collapse chaos?

Ofgem may be looking to block the suppliers that go bust from selling their customers to rival suppliers.

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