renewable energy

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    Wynnstay joins LEAF to support net zero ambitions

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland As a first step in a five-year strategic plan, Wynnstay have joined LEAF – a global sustainable farming organisation – as a corporate member to demonstrate its long-term commitment to driving more climate smart strategies across the business. It will be...
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    Solar panels ?

    Looking at putting a new shed, 100 by 50 ft, are solar panels still worthwhile ??, put on at start or later ?
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    Recent Energy suppliers that have ceased trading

    Hi, Over the last couple of months the following suppliers have gone bust: MoneyPlus Energy - New supplier is British Gas PFP Energy - New supplier is British Gas Hub Energy - New supplier is EON Next Utility Point - TBC Peoples Energy - TBC If you are supplied by one of these...
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    PPA Prices Set To Soar Further Due To Interconnector Fire In Kent

    Renewable energy and local generation prices are set to soar following a key interconnector fire in Kent, cutting off the UK's link to France. If you've got generation assets that are due for renewal, now is the time to secure your prices. I'm hearing early projections of £50/MWh increases for...
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    Thoughts on loosing BPS and replacing with ELMS?

    What are people’s thoughts and what are you doing to get ready for the change
  6. Agriland RSS

    Farm visits set to shine spotlight on sustainable food production in Scotland

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland NFU Scotland, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and SAC Consulting have joined together to host fact finding farm visits for an invited audience of local MSPs, MPs and Councillors. These visits aim to highlight the importance of sustainable food production...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    New vision to help increase innovative food growing in Wales

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A new vision to increase high tech food production in Wales which also has a positive impact on climate change has been launched by the Welsh Government The new Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) prospectus aims to see growth in the number of...
  8. Agriland RSS

    New vision to help increase innovative food growing in Wales

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland A new vision to increase high tech food production in Wales which also has a positive impact on climate change has been launched by the Welsh government. The new Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) prospectus aims to see growth in the number of...
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    Why can't wind fallen trees be cleared?

    I know of 2 estates where wind fallen trees cannot be cleared but I don't know why
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    JCB develops hydrogen combustion engine and outlines plans for the future of propulsion

    With lots of legislative changes coming in the next years and decades regarding the use of fossil, hydrocarbon and polluting fuels, JCB has outlined its views on the future of propulsion. With a range of options under consideration, most exciting and relevant to the agricultural sector is the...
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    What do we think of Drax?

    Britain backs bio-mass energy in race to hit emissions targets Burning renewable trees promises carbon-free power – but it may not stack up ByRachel Millard2 March 2020 • 6:00am Burning wood chips for power is controversial CREDIT: Daniel Lewis Rising and falling with the tides of the Humber...
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    E10 Petrol.

    This 'save the planet' Fuel came onto our forecourts today. Not compatible with older vehicles and any sort of Strimmer/ chainsaw/ Ride-on/Quad or anything that is an older model. E5, the old stuff will still be available for a while in some areas. No information on the Gov page. Going to email...
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    What types of farming around Cambridge?

    I'm an engineer working in Agri Tech but I don't have much real life farm experience. I will probably be moving to Cambridge next year, I was wondering what is the most common type of farming in that area?
  14. Agriland RSS

    UFU sets out its stance on NI’s new Agricultural Policy Framework

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has welcomed the department’s proposed Future Agricultural Policy Framework Portfolio as a “step in the right direction”. A spokesperson said the document reflected the union’s vision for a productive, profitable and...
  15. Agriland RSS

    50 solar farms across Ireland and UK to be financed by German bank

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland 50 solar farms across Ireland and the UK are to be financed by German bank Berenberg. Berenberg Green Energy Junior Debt Fund III has entered into an agreement with solar and storage developer, Elgin Energy, to finance late-stage development of 1.36 GWp...
  16. Agriland RSS

    900 expressions of interest received for NI’s FBIS Tier 2 Tranche 2

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Around 900 Northern Ireland farmers have formally expressed their interest in applying for the second tranche of the Tier 2 grant. A total of £12 million has been earmarked for the second tranche of Tier 2 the Farm Business Improvement Scheme – Capital...
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    £4 million funding awarded to boost UK biomass production

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Farming seaweed and growing algae from the by-products of whisky manufacturing are among 24 projects today (August 25) that were awarded £4 million in government funding to boost biomass production. The 24 innovative projects, from start-ups and...
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    Electricity costs increasing

    Hi, The cost of electricity has continually increased this year and this will be reflected in your electricity price when it come time to renew your energy contracts. Should you need any advice on suppliers, tariffs, or just general advice, please feel free to comment as I'm always happy to...
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    Sustainability in farming - Net Zero

    Hi, Hoping to speak with farmers regarding sustainability in farming. With the UK's Net Zero 2050 commitment, I wondered if farmers are seeing pressure within supply chain or generally looking at sustainable measures in order to avoid any issues with payments they receive. What measures are...
  20. Agriland RSS

    Why your tea-break can help other farmers if you choose wisely

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland The mid-morning tea-break is one of life’s little pleasures. We think nothing of sinking, swirling and squeezing that teabag before enjoying one of the many cups that we Irish consume in a day. But, in choosing your tea wisely, you can do more than...
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