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Big money savings accessed through Climate Change Agreements (CCAs)

NFU Energy's Jon Swain discusses Climate Change Agreements and the significant energy cost savings available

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Farmers operating in horticulture or pig and poultry sectors are eligible for Climate Change Agreements (CCAs) which can deliver significant energy cost savings each year.

Climate change agreements are voluntary agreements made by UK industry and the Environment Agency to reduce energy use and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. In return, farmers can receive a discount on the Climate Change Levy (CCL), a tax added to electricity and fuel bills. The Environment Agency administers the CCA scheme on behalf of the whole of the UK and the National Farmers Union can assist with your application.

The current CCA scheme started in

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