• ONE OF Northern Ireland's most successful engineering companies, Williams Industrial Services, is launching its bespoke turn-key 150KW-3MW Anaerobic Digestion Plants for mainland UK farms.

  • WITH THE Tory Party now carrying out its pre-election pledge to cut support for onshore renewable energy, the Scottish Government is urging Westminster to maintain and increase specific support for renewables on Scotland's islands.

  • THE LATEST government announcements in relation to green energy have the potential to undermine what remains of the fragile investor confidence in the UK renewables industry, according to Savills UK's head of renewable energy, Nick Green.

  • DEFENDING THE use of agricultural land to produce non-food crops intended for use in biodigesters, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association has insisted that its members are complying with voluntary guidelines on best practice.

  • JIMMY IRELAND has run his farm at Feoch, Darvel, with his three sons, James, Gavin and Andrew, contentedly for some time, and at one point, he scoffed at the idea of renewable energy.

  • FLOORS FORESTRY, a home-grown biofuel and fencing business owned by the Duke of Roxburghe, will be offcially launched on Saturday, July 25, at the Border Union Show.

  • DAIRY FARMER David Finlay is leading the way in low input farming systems, having created the UK's first 25kw micro-anaerobic digester on his diversified farm.

  • A COMMUNITY-LED project which will deliver hydro electricity to the grid and power to the people, has come to fruition after a five-year gestation period.

  • BRITAIN'S NEW Conservative government appears to be preparing to implement cuts for large scale wind and solar farms - renewable energies often lambasted as 'eyesores' by the middle England voters whose General Election support returned the Tories to power.

  • ONE OF Scotland's first commercial-scale solar parks is set to be constructed on farmland in Carmyllie, Arbroath.