• 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.