renewable energy

  1. EBF

    GSHP long term reliability?

    Can anyone with a ground array style Ground Source Heat Pump comment on the long term reliability of the kit please? I'm crunching the numbers for a single phase domestic installation here (7 years of RHI payments) and wondering how often I should plan on replacing pumps etc. Also, what is the...
  2. K

    Small scale solar & building mounted turbine for borehole pump

    I am thinking of installing some solar panels and a small building mounted wind turbine supplying a lead acid battery pack (cheaper than lithion ion) to power our pump for our private water supply. We've had a borehole and subsequent pump to pressurise our water supply network for 3 years now it...
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    Webinar: Decarbonising Yorkshire with Anaerobic Digestion

    Decarbonising Yorkshire with Anaerobic Digestion Webinar, 15th December 2020 This workshop will look at how Yorkshire can make more use of anaerobic digestion (AD) to decarbonise its industry, waste management, farming and transport in order to meet UK targets. It will also consider the...
  4. H

    Woodchip Biomass Supply - Scotland

    We have a new drying facility creating G30 & G50 dry woodchip. Looking for new customers across Scotland that can take walking floor deliveries. This will be a 25% moisture woodchip and a full load will be approx. 20 tonnes. Please get in touch via [email protected] with your delivery...
  5. The Business Barn

    Cheese by product set to power homes - renewable energy idea

    An English creamery is now using its by-products to create biogas in a new sustainable energy project. Yorkshire cheese producer Wensleydale Creamery will supply whey – which was previously discarded - to a local biogas plant to generate 10,000 MWh of thermal power, enough to heat 800 homes per...
  6. G

    Evoco, Proven and C&F Headswap’s

    Hi all We are currently providing costing’s for Headswap’s for the above machines. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to PM me and I can give you some more information. Thanks
  7. Borlace1

    Ground Source Heating Pump Systems

    Hi guys, Yep. Me again. Just thought that I'd let everyone know that we've recently teamed up with a funder that means we can now finance Ground Source Heat Pumping systems. For those that may not necessarily be in the know, there are plenty of benefits to GSHP not least of which is that it...
  8. The Business Barn

    New Miscanthus variety to launch at Cereals event

    Leading biomass firm, Terravesta is to launch a new rhizome-based Miscanthus variety, ‘Athena’, at Cereals this summer. Said to deliver staggering results in commercial-scale trials, resulting in quicker and higher returns with more than double the energy per hectare, Anthea will be available...
  9. The Business Barn

    Large-scale solar once again an option for rural estates

    Industry professionals suggest developing large-scale solar parks is, once again, becoming a viable option. Particularly for rural estates looking to invest. Although the government effectively killed off the large-scale solar industry when it closed the Feed-In Tariff and Renewable Obligation...
  10. The Business Barn

    Farmers warned to be aware of under-performing solar PV

    Farms and estates are being urged to get solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays independently assessed as a huge proportion are under-performing financially and could easily be improved. According to independent power and energy consultancy Roadnight Taylor, there are many reasons why arrays might not...
  11. The Business Barn

    Top Gear to attend the Energy and Rural Business Show this week

    If you weren't already planning to attend the Energy and Rural Business Show this week this may make you change your mind. In an industry first, the new presenters of BBC Top Gear will be filming an item for the forthcoming series involving three Electric Vehicles (EVs) at the Energy and Rural...
  12. M

    Dissertation Project on Microgeneration

    Hi everyone, I'm a student at the University of Manchester in my final year undertaking my dissertation project. In layman's terms i'm investigating the which factor has more influence of micro generation adoption in the UK: financial factors, or an awareness of climate change and...
  13. The Business Barn

    A word of warning if you are looking at getting into solar or battery storage

    Watch out for mis-selling in the solar and storage markets Small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays and battery storage are looking increasingly attractive as capital costs decline and energy prices rise, but farms and estates should be aware of mis-selling in the market. According to the...
  14. The Business Barn

    A word of warning if you are looking at going into solar or battery storage

    Watch out for mis-selling in the solar and storage markets Small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays and battery storage are looking increasingly attractive as capital costs decline and energy prices rise, but farms and estates should be aware of mis-selling in the market. According to the...
  15. SpectrumEnergySystems

    Vestas Turbines DEIF Retrofit

    If you own a Vestas turbine, its lifetime can be extended by up to 20 years. This will save you money, and improve the overall performance of your turbine. Spectrum Wind are the official UK partners of DEIF. Our engineers are experts in the installation, maintenance and servicing of wind...
  16. E

    Survey for renewable Agricultural project

    Hey, if you have a spare minute can you do this survey for our final year project, only 5 questions will literally only take a minute, Thanks a million in advance https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9MJRMND
  17. The Business Barn

    Welsh biomass business booming...

    Being in the right place at the right time, has contributed to the success of Pembrokeshire BioEnergy, however there is no denying that Paul and Emma Ratcliffe have worked hard and spotted opportunities to get to where they are today. The couple were farming beef, sheep and arable, alongside...
  18. G

    Gaia Wind(Green Energy Solutions) Back in Business

    I would like to let everybody know that all the assets and Intellectual Property (IP) of Gaia Wind have been acquired by a new owner and the company is now operating as Gaia Wind (Green Energy Solutions) Limited. We have been back and fully operational since July 2018. There are significant...
  19. B

    Energy Solutions for Agriculture

    Hi everyone! We are Babwe Barton, a new company specialising in energy and emissions capture. Our mission is to accelerate the transition to sustainable energy whilst repurposing and removing pollution everywhere. Our HARVESTER product has technology designed by us and is able to recover 50%...
  20. The Business Barn

    Large-scale solar to make a comeback...

    Large-scale solar power projects are set to make a comeback as costs decline – and landowners should act now to secure rental agreements. According to independent power consultant Roadnight Taylor, demand for large-scale solar is set for a revival, with developers returning to the market after...

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