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Defra Secretary of State George Eustice announced this week that the pilot of the Sustainable Farming Incentive scheme will launch in October, rewarding farmers for reducing carbon emissions and protecting the environment.

E10 petrol set for September launch

The introduction of E10 petrol could save 750 kilotons of carbon a year – equivalent to taking 350,000 cars off our roads.

LowCVP becomes Zemo Partnership to reflect net zero goals

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has today announced it has rebranded to the Zemo Partnership, to reflect the fact that UK road transport emissions will have to fall to zero by 2050.

Industry associations call for Green Homes Grant scheme to be fixed

A survey of industry members involved in the installation of technologies eligible under the Green Homes Grants scheme has reinforced claims that administrative delays are behind the low deployment of vouchers.

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Why you need to have your solar PV system regularly inspected & tested

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Robert Harley at specialist solar panel cleaning & maintenance company Helios gives answers to everyday questions about PV maintenance.

Green hydrogen vehicle fuel from off-grid renewable electricity

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In this Energy Now exclusive, Michael Chesshire, Director of Lutra Ltd, outlines market drivers, enabling factors and barriers to dedicated hydrogen technology from renewables.

The need for biomass in farming and rural areas

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Mark Lebus of the UK Pellet Council and Biomass Heat Works! gives his views on the importance of biomass, and why a more tailored heat decarbonisation plan is required.

Latest in Case Studies

In this case study we look at a biogas plant on the Isle of Sheppey using approx. 6,000 tons of straw briquettes per year, in addition to other agricultural residues, and the benefits seen by both the operator and local farming community.

Circular agriculture: The Devon farm striving for self-sufficiency

Elliot Cole’s family farm has made great efforts to reduce its environmental impact and become self-sustainable by investing in renewables, implementing environmental schemes, prioritising local and utilising innovative agri-tech.

Enhancing the economic efficiency of an AD plant

Read how an innovative technology helped to both optimise the biogas process and enhance the economic efficiency of an AD plant in England.

Scottish farmer fuels machinery with hydrogen

Farmer David Barron, of Nether Aden in Aberdeenshire, Chairman of the Scottish Beef Association, has retrofitted two tractors and a farm jeep with hydrogen electrolysers.

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