renewable energy

  1. DennisFife

    SBEM assessment on renewable energy

    While browsing the web, I saw this SBEM assessment that calculates thermal elements through advanced software. As a property owner who has a knack for environmental conservation, I wonder if such an assessment has the capacity to measure renewable energy. A quick response would be highly...
  2. CPM RSS

    Energy crops – Energy as income

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Ten years of producing a diverse range of crops to feed a large gas-to-grid business has reinforced the critical importance of efficient forage conservation at a farm in Kent. CPM visits to find out more. We’re primarily an arable farm that has...
  3. C

    Wind turbine

    Hi everyone, We are looking at putting up a wind turbine but have no experience or really any idea of how to go about doing it. I’m looking for any ideas of how to go about installing an on farm wind turbine or if anyone can recommend a company they have dealt with that could help I’d really...
  4. Danllan

    Cattle to wear methane-catching face-masks...

    No it's not a wind up; an award's just been made (£50k) to see this superb idea promoted; will it happen? :unsure:
  5. B


    Brother said yesterday there's talk of CF mothballing it's uk plants. Worrying if true.
  6. le bon paysan

    Argentine Farmers protest

    Thousands of Argentine farmers protested in Buenos Aires on April 23 against President Alberto Fernandez, whose policies to contain food prices to curb rampant inflation have been criticized by the agricultural sector...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    Tool to help landowners spot energy scheme opportunities

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Soaring energy prices and the need to replace lost revenues as agricultural incomes come under pressure is driving fresh interest in renewable energy projects on farms and estates. Strutt & Parker’s energy team has access to mapping software to help UK...
  8. Agriland RSS

    New mapping tool to aid farmers in constructing renewable energy projects

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Soaring energy prices and the need to replace lost revenues as agricultural incomes come under pressure is driving fresh interest in renewable energy projects on farms and estates. Strutt & Parker’s energy team has access to mapping software to help...
  9. Jackov Altraids

    How does feed for livestock affect those commodity prices?

    I assume that livestock farming has its origins in being able to convert the non-edible plants into food, to make efficient use of summer surpluses and be a food supply in winter and to eat any waste while their waste had many uses. I recently asked my feed supplier how much of the concentrate...
  10. czechmate

    The french election

    Mrs. Czech was telling me that if in the first round (baring in mind there are 12 candidates) one candidate receives 30% or more of the vote, then there isn’t a second round🤔 I wonder when this last happened. I wonder, if, with the popularity of Macron, it will happen this month?
  11. Agriland RSS

    IPCC: Deep cut in emissions needed despite increasing climate action

    Written by Rubina Freiberg from Agriland Average annual global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reached their highest levels between 2010-2019, however, the rate of growth has slowed, according to the latest report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)...
  12. Agriland RSS

    £227m made available for Welsh rural economy

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Welsh government is making £227 million available for the Welsh rural economy over the next three years, Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has announced. The funding’s aim is to work towards Wales’ climate change goals and to repond to the...
  13. Scoobyscotlad

    Battery Storage

    Anybody successfully utilising your own renewable energy at low production times with your own battery storage?
  14. D

    Eating out

    You have popped into town and are feeling peckish. Being 10am Sunday only two eateries are open; McDonalds and an independent vegan cafe. Which one gets your business, and why ?
  15. L

    Patrick Moran Aka Aegis Aka Genos

    Patrick Moran previous Aegis Power front man to face criminal charges at newry crown court September 2022. The Conman who frauded investors out of tens of thousands of pounds while at Aegis. The conman is now doing the same with an Irish based company call Genos resources plc. This is another...
  16. MX7

    Very Short Agricultural Poem.

    Just read this, @Janet Hughes Defra please take note
  17. Clive

    Viable / available?

    Surprised there hasn’t a thread already given price rises but is installing new solar suddenly more viable ? last time I looked payback was too long for us but it’s fair to say goal posts have somewhat moved recently thinking to power x 2 farm houses and have a good (new) shed roof , south...
  18. T

    Any chance the government will subsidise fertiliser?

    As above really. Can't see much appetite at current price so reduction in output follows. Very simple logic. Surely they will try something????
  19. G

    Historical Daily Electricity Demand Load/ Consumption Data

    Hi, I am a student at the University of Aberdeen, UK and working on a project about designing a Hybrid Renewable Energy System for a farm. I am looking for a realistic electricity demand load curve (daily) for a farm. That will help to design a realistic system. Please, can anyone help?
  20. snarling bee

    Will there be ANY fertiliser available next year?

    Unless the Ukraine situation gets sorted in the next 6 months, will there be any fertiliser of any sort available next year, at any price? But then 5 t/ha wheat at £300, with much lower direct costs, might not be all that bad.