Thursday, 01 November 2018
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by Max Knowles

TRIADs 2018… get them before they’re gone

With November now upon us, the TRIAD season for 2018-2019 has begun. This presents an important opportunity to take action to avoid expensive TRIAD charges, and for those with generation capabilities, to earn a respectable payment for exporting at the right times.
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
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by Jenni Elves

Coffee... the gift that keeps on giving

Many of us love a decent cup of coffee in the morning to get the day started and now for the first time scientists have turned coffee waste into electricity to help farmers in the developing world.  Whether it be ‘proper’ coffee (remind me to tell you about my new bean to cup machine!) or the ever-
Thursday, 25 October 2018
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by Elisa Evans

Case Study: Fullcircle Energy... getting a better price for their exported electricity

When Fullcircle Energy become one of our fully account managed customers we discovered that another broker had negotiated an export contract with a large commission. So we secured an alternative contract, which earnt them an extra £7,000 per year for their exported power.
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
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by Steve Leil

Don’t miss your CCL return deadlines

  For farmers and growers in the pig, poultry or horticulture sectors your climate agreement data must be submitted at the start of 2019.
Thursday, 18 October 2018
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by Jenny Beynon

The first ever Green GB week is here

Read our top five energy related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
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by Jodie Hisgett

Caring for your business energy at the Care Show

Ashley and I will be attending the Care Show at the NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday and Thursday this week promoting the money and time-saving services FEC Energy can offer to businesses in the care sector. We are always keen to allocate time to go and see our existing clients as well as meet
Thursday, 11 October 2018
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by Ed Hardy

The best way to circulate air in a glasshouse

On Tuesday 09 October, a group of around 20 growers attended a GrowSave event on Air Movement, hosted by W. D. Smith and Son near Battlesbridge, Essex. The day was split into two sessions:
Tuesday, 09 October 2018
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by Ed Hardy

Sharing is caring

Over the past few months, GrowSave, a knowledge sharing project that we deliver on behalf of AHDB Horticulture, has been running a pilot study group implementing Next Generation Growing (NGG) techniques in the UK horticulture sector. The group is a mix of growers of protected edibles, soft fruit
Thursday, 04 October 2018
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by Jon Swain

Support Scheme for Renewable Heat scheme opens in Ireland

It’s been years in the planning but with very little fanfare, last month the long-awaited Support Scheme for Renewable Heat was opened in Ireland. FEC Energy participated in an event publicising the new scheme to horticultural business in and around Dublin on 25 September.
Tuesday, 02 October 2018
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by Mike Bond

The Medium Combustion Plant Directive – are you affected?

Since our last blog (16th August 2018), guidance has been published and more information has come to light on the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD).

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