Wind turbines

Referendum must spark joint Government action in renewables sector

19 September 2014

THE outcome of the Scottish referendum has prompted the country’s renewables sector to call for an acceleration of the development of green technologies.

Best practice guide for crop feedstocks launched

18 September 2014

A BEST practice guide for crop feedstocks in anaerobic digestion (AD) has been published by the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA).

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Features and analysis

Wind turbines

Renewables: Gap widening as Scotland vies for independence

With a referendum on independence looming, never has the focus on north and south been greater. Energy is likely to be a key battleground and a gap in renewables ambition seems to be emerging at the border.

Reduced Feed-in Tariff subsidy rates will be effective from April 1.

Renewables: Farmers urged to shop around for best renewable energy deal

Further cuts to renewable energy subsidies may be on the horizon, but experts believe farmers can still get a good deal. Olivia Midgley reports.

Parish AD plant

VIDEO: On-farm AD gives poultry and dairy farms a powerful boost Video

THEY are two different farming enterprises but both dairy farmer David Parish and poultry producer Philip Mann have one thing in common – anaerobic digestion (AD) has completely transformed their businesses.

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