Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Pylons in a sunset
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by Jodie Hisgett

Energy contracts: Your questions answered

Getting to grips with energy prices and suppliers can be challenging. This month, the contract team at NFU Energy share their expertise and answer some of the most common questions asked by NFU members.
Thursday, 05 December 2019
Red heat meter
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by Thomas Wilkins

Is your heat meter RHI compliant?

Ofgem has released a notification that the following meters are not compliant with GB regulations where the heat conveying liquid being measured is typically greater than 30°C:
Tuesday, 03 December 2019
Minette Batters presenting at an AGM
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by Steven Jackson

What’s happening in the regions?

Richard Weeks and I have been busy throughout November, joining in with a range of NFU regional events ranging from Annual Open meetings, winter conferences and regional environmental open days in the South West and North West.
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Group of CHP engines in a shed
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by Tim Pratt

Another loss for electricity generators

The recently announced outcome from Ofgem's Targeted Charging Review (TCR) will mean a reduction of around £2.50/MWh of electricity exported to the grid by embedded generators with effect from April 2021.
Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Ice on a glass window
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by Joshua Robinson

Don’t get your fingers frozen off

In the last few months, we have witnessed a lot of stability in energy rates with only minimal increases and falls observed. In line with plummeting temperatures and darker nights we often see an increase in the reliance on gas and electricity and as excess storage depletes prices often go up. 
Thursday, 21 November 2019
Trees in a wood with sunshine shining through
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by Jon Swain

Carbon credit scheme to encourage farmers to plant more trees

Defra has announced that farmers and growers could benefit from a long-term income stream to encourage new woodlands through the Woodland Carbon Guarantee (WCaG). This is a £50 million scheme that aims to help increase woodland planting in England. In fact, the government has promised to plant 11m
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
plane flying in blue sky
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by Jenny Beynon

Birmingham Airport schedules a net-zero arrival for 2033

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, 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.  


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