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HOPES THAT the UK government might scrap planned cuts in the incentives for farmscale anaerobic digestion plants have been dashed, with the news that as much as 50% might be knocked off the AD Feed-In Tariff over the next year.
INVESTMENT IN renewable energy equipment can bring with it a whole host of unique insurance problems.
DUMFRIES AND Galloway farmers with an interest in renewable technology might be interested in this month's third on-farm demo day organised by NFU Scotland's Renewable Development Initiative.
FOLLOWING THE success of the 'Practical On-farm Renewable Energy' event last February, a similar event will be held at CAFRE's Enniskillen campus on Wednesday, February 26, this year.
VG ENERGY has been awarded a contract to provide technical support and planning works to the National Health Service for two wind turbine development projects on the Shetland Isles.
"NOW IS the time to act if you are considering a wind project underpinned by the Feed-in Tariff and want to ensure that it secures the current FiT rates.
AFTER FOUR years of waiting, the Government has finally announced the details of the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme.
FARMERS IN Northern Ireland have enthusiastically embraced the annual 'Practical On-farm Renewable Energy' event organised by CAFRE at its Greenmount campus.
VINCE CABLE, UK Secretary of State for Business recently visited a growing farm-based biomass energy business in Duns to discuss the challenges facing farmers looking to embrace renewable energy.
DESPITE A long history of businesses working the land in the UK, farming and profit are two words not often used in the same sentence.