Wednesday, 31 January 2018
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by Jon Swain

UK wood pellet supply – shortage of fibre leads to restricted supplies and price hikes

If you own a wood pellet boiler, you are likely to have run into problems finding an adequate supply of wood pellets at a decent price this winter. The reason for this is that the unseasonably warm winter across Europe has restricted timber harvesting.
Tuesday, 30 January 2018
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by Oli Coe

RHI eligible heat use consultation… a lobbying success

In response to Renewable Heat Incentives (RHI) Consultation, the Government has decided NOT to remove all drying practices as eligible heat uses.
Thursday, 25 January 2018
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by Tim Pratt

Hope fades for the TRIAD rescue plan

We have previously written about the legal challenge raised to try and stop the loss of TRIAD income to embedded generators. Well, the first results have just come out …
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
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by Candace Robb

Freezing at LAMMA…

We were invited to join the NFU and NFU Mutual on their stand at LAMMA, which was held this year in Peterborough, on the 17 and 18 January. We went along to represent our NFU Energy Service, in order to answer any member’s energy-related questions.
Thursday, 18 January 2018
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by Jenny Beynon

Important industry updates that you need to know

From 1 April 2018, the following important industry changes are coming into effect:
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
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by Jon Swain

Government launches 25-year environment plan

Last week, the Government launched their 25 Year Environment Plan. Although the plan does mainly focus on reducing plastic waste, it also promises to deal with issues such as land use, forestry, waste and air pollution.
Thursday, 11 January 2018
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by Jodie Hisgett

Big energy users take the risk

Big energy users can save money by putting their electricity contracts out to tender. Yes, this can sound daunting, but if your business is spending more than £15,000 on electricity a year then you could save by doing so.
Tuesday, 09 January 2018
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by Steve Leil

The Environment Agency’s proposed Enforcement and Sanctions Policy

Currently, the Environment Agency (EA) has two separate policies in place, the Enforcement and Sanctions Statement (ESS) and the Enforcement and Sanctions Guidance (ESG), which will be combined and shortened into a single new Enforcement and Sanctions Policy (ESP).
Thursday, 04 January 2018
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by Jenny Beynon

2017 the UK’s greenest year for electricity… ever

National Grid figures recently revealed that 2017 was the ‘greenest year ever’ in terms of electricity generation in the UK. The move towards renewables, with record outputs for solar, wind and hydropower, caused record low levels of carbon pollution.
Tuesday, 02 January 2018
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by Jenny Beynon

The UK’s only Renewable Energy Event for the Agricultural Sector RETURNS!

The Energy Now Expo will be returning to Telford, Shropshire, on 7 and 8 February 2018 for its ninth year, and farmers and landowners across the UK are being urged to save the date.