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Coldwell Dairy’s journey to energy efficient heating

In this case study we look at Coldwell Dairy, a charming 19th-century stone-built dairy farm, who turned to renewables when sourcing an energy efficient heating solution for their barn conversions.

Carbon calculators join forces to help UK agriculture measure GHG emissions

Three leading carbon calculator providers are working together to harmonise the methodologies used in calculating GHG emissions from agriculture and help farmers deliver the best carbon mitigation strategy for their business.

Is Your Biogas Plant Operating at Peak Efficiency?

In this guest blog Singleton Birch consider the operational issues that can hinder the efficiency of a biogas plant and the ways owners can address these problems.

Utility scale grid investment and stable policy key to achieving clean energy goals says expert

Bruce Woodman, MD of clean energy specialists PEP Renewables, shares his thoughts on the pro-renewables policies that the next government must initiate to support our transition to net zero.

Demand Flexibility Service set to run all year

The National Grid ESO has this week announced that the Demand Flexibility Service is returning and being expanded to operate throughout the year.

New Herefordshire solar farm starts producing energy

Conrad Energy's Larport Solar Farm in Herefordshire is expected to produce 40,000 MWh of renewable electricity annually, equivalent to powering 11,000 homes.

Cow slurry to be turned into clean hydrogen and graphene at Worthy Farm

Innovative technology has been installed at Worthy Farm in Somerset, that will see cow slurry turned into clean hydrogen and graphene, in what has been labelled a "world first example of carbon negative hydrogen production from biomethane".

Renewable energy trade bodies outline key actions for next UK government

Renewable energy trade bodies have this week outlined the key actions they feel the next UK government must take if plans to decarbonise our energy and achieve Net Zero are to be achieved.

Farm-scale biochar project launching in Cornwall

A farm-scale biochar pilot project is being launched in Cornwall this summer to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and support local farmers, and its' organisers Restord have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help raise support.

Worcestershire farmer’s solar journey: Triumphs and challenges

Worcestershire farmer Gerard Poulter shares details of the successes and challenges he's faced investing in both solar PV and battery solutions, plus provides tips for others looking to do the same.

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An A to Z list of both product and service suppliers to the sector, containing full contact details, company profiles and outlines of key offerings and experience

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