Thursday, 19 August 2021
Grade A Woodchip for a biomass boiler
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by Sophie Archer

Using waste wood in your biomass boiler

For many, burning recycled waste wood is a great choice, as it is a low cost and readily available biomass fuel. However, it’s important to make sure you’re properly permitted before you even take delivery. There are three grades of waste wood: A, C (which now includes B) and D.
Monday, 16 August 2021
 annual Green Gas Day event 2021
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by Jon Swain

UK Green Gas Day 2021: 09 September 2021

Green Gas Day, the largest annual biomethane industry gathering, has been run by the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) and CNG Services over the past nine years.
Friday, 13 August 2021
RHI Audit, Energy saving, ESOS, Energy audit, Heat saving audit
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by Roger Stones

Energy Audits can save you money

Energy audits save you money because they show how you spend money on energy and where you waste money on energy. In fact, it’s very seldom seen that a first-time energy audit does not show at least about 10% savings potential.
Tuesday, 10 August 2021
11MWth boiler
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by Sophie Archer

5 MW thermal input systems – let’s get down to permits

The 01 January 2024 deadline for existing 5 MWth combustion plants to be permitted by may seem far away, but, in reality, permits are taking at least 12 months with current Environment Agency (EA) queues. Once the influx of applications starts in 2023, this lead time risks being even longer! Here
Thursday, 05 August 2021
healthchecks
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by Thomas Wilkins

No longer feeling the heat?

If you don’t know how healthy your RHI accreditation is, perhaps it’s time for an audit…
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Outside of a greenhouse in the winter
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by Jenny Beynon

NFU Energy's guide to Carbon reporting

Renewable technologies are increasing in popularity due to their cost saving benefits and low maintenance costs, but also the ‘green energy’ they produce, which is vital in helping to achieve the NFU’s Net Zero target of 2040.
Thursday, 29 July 2021
Countryside
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by Thomas Wilkins

Make sure you are RHI complaint

The RHI scheme has now closed to new applicants, however it is easy to sit back and relax thinking the job is done. If you’re an NFU Energy account managed customer then that is likely the case, but for those undertaking the day-to-day management of the RHI have a considerable amount to do to stay
Tuesday, 27 July 2021
solar_panels_
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by Jon Swain

What is the Climate Change Levy?

The Climate Change Levy (CCL) is a tax charged on the electricity, gas, LPG,  and coal used by businesses in the UK. However, some businesses that are in energy intensive sectors are able to apply for a discount. This discount is given in return for achieving agreed energy saving targets.
Monday, 26 July 2021
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by Sophie Archer

Permits for RHI Extension and Tariff Guarantee Applications

Have you been approved for an RHI extension? Or maybe you are still waiting for your Tariff Guarantee Stage 2 to be approved? Both have completion deadlines of 31 March 2022, but do you have your permit prepared?
Thursday, 22 July 2021
Pylons at sunset
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by Jodie Hisgett

How to get the best deal for selling the electricity you generate

You will need a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to sell your power to the grid. Using your current import electricity supplier for this type of contract rarely gets you the best price for the electricity you have to sell; you are more likely to get higher payments by shopping around.

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