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PV specialists highlight the importance of regular solar panel cleaning

Beba Energy give PV system owners advice on the benefits of regular solar panel cleaning, 'hot-spotting' and the use of robotics.

Is it time for a surge in energy crops and non-wood biomass?

Kevin Lindegaard, director of Crops for Energy, outlines the opportunities for energy crops and non-wood biomass, and puts forward his views on associated government policy

Renewable energy insurance expert issues warning over underinsurance risk

Kris Johnson, a renewable energy insurance expert at Lycetts, warns that operators of renewable energy schemes could be at risk of significant financial losses due to being underinsured.

Big money savings accessed through Climate Change Agreements (CCAs)

Jon Swain, Technical Director at NFU Energy. explains what Climate Change Agreements are and how some farmers can benefit from significant energy cost savings.

Valorising Agri-Waste

Lucy Hopwoood, Lead Consultant at the NNFCC provides guidance on maximising the value of agricultural waste and outputs

Have your solar panels received a health check recently?

HIT Energy services provide advice on how to maximise the returns from your PV system

National Grid scheme paying generators to switch off

The COVID-19 lockdown has recently seen demand for electricity drop by as much as 20%. This has led to the National Grid looking for...

Ferment organic matter to build soil health

Farmers who want to increase soil organic matter and health – while also reducing their CO2 footprint - should consider fermenting their manure rather...

Commercial and environmental benefits of Miscanthus outlined in new study

Miscanthus is recommended by the Committee on Climate Change as a crop which helps to offset CO2 emissions, but how practical is it on British farms? A new...

Managing climate change is the future, highlights CAAV

Mitigating and adapting to climate change is going to be the main driver for policy in the coming decades and farmers need to be...

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Government unveils path to sustainable farming

The ‘Path to Sustainable Farming’ roadmap sets out a range of policy measures that will come into force over a period of seven years to help farmers adapt and plan for the future.

Pegasus Group secures planning permission for Scurf Dyke solar farm

Pegasus Group has secured planning permission for a 50MW solar and battery storage scheme in East Riding on behalf of JBM Solar Projects. East Riding...

Green carbon initiatives join forces to expand the UK market

The UK Woodland Carbon Registry and UK Peatland Code have come together to form the new UK Land Carbon Registry - a more accessible ‘one-stop-shop’ for woodland and peatland carbon schemes.

Spending Review confirms details of Government support for EV infrastructure rollout

Key electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure grant schemes have been extended and expanded, and new funding allocated for rapid charging hubs and local authorities.

Scottish National Investment Bank opens for business

The Bank’s primary mission is to support Scotland’s transition to net zero carbon emissions, helping to support innovative, high growth firms that have a positive impact in Scotland.