Tuesday, 26 September 2017
by Andrew Morbey

An ITAR update from Ofgem

Recently, Ofgem hosted a Webinar on ‘Guidance on how to produce an Independent Technical Assurance Report’ aimed at those who own a generation station. Two of our engineers Andrew and Oli, took part in the Webinar and learned key points that make producing a quality ITAR important:
Thursday, 21 September 2017
by Jenny Beynon

Understanding energy storage

On 20 September, around 40 delegates joined us for an afternoon of presentations on the topic of energy storage. The event was organised by GrowSave, a knowledge sharing project, delivered by FEC Energy on behalf of AHDB Horticulture. Delegates heard how energy storage methods could benefit them,
Tuesday, 19 September 2017
by Chris Plackett

Ten years of helping horticulture save energy

Ten years ago, and just like today, energy saving was vitally important for successful greenhouse businesses. However, in addition to the problem of volatile and increasing energy costs, growers were starting to face new challenges, such as energy saving legislation and consumers who want produce
Thursday, 14 September 2017
by Ed Hardy

Energy storage is more than just batteries

Mention energy storage and many people will first think of batteries. While this is part of the story, electricity is just one form of energy. Growers may be more familiar with heat released through the combustion of fuel in a boiler or engine, for example. Heat too can be stored, often as hot
Tuesday, 12 September 2017
by Jenny Beynon

Join us for tea, cake and energy advice!

We are opening our office at Stoneleigh park to you on the 26th September. If you would like any help regarding energy for your business, come and meet see us.
Thursday, 07 September 2017
by Paul Jesson

NFU members Buying Groups start to pay off

For the second quarter in a row, we have managed to secure significant discounts on electricity contracts for a buying group made up of NFU members.
Tuesday, 05 September 2017
by Jon Swain

Energy crops for biofuel production

A new report by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE) has called for a greater focus on second generation biofuel production, in order to develop this industry in the UK and help meet climate change targets. RAE makes the following policy recommendations:
Thursday, 31 August 2017
by Tay Bishop

RHI regulations brought forward

The long anticipated RHI regulations are to come into effect on 20 September. The reforms were laid before parliament yesterday giving the minimum 20-day notice. This has the greatest impact for biomass boilers where the tariffs for small, medium and large biomass will all align to one new tariff.
Thursday, 31 August 2017
by Javier Cerrada

Javier heads off into the sunset

On the 7 October, I would have celebrated my third anniversary here at FEC Energy. However, Thursday (31 August) is my last day as I have been fortunate to get a job in my native country of Spain.
Tuesday, 29 August 2017
by Chris Plackett

FEC Energy joins the NFU

This week has seen changes here at FEC Energy that brings positive news for both our clients and staff alike. We have sold the FEC Energy Ltd business to the National Farmers Union (NFU) in a strategic move which recognises the increasing involvement of farmers in the energy business.

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