2 Sisters signs major food waste energy deal

11 December 2014

FOOD manufacturer 2 Sisters has signed a £50 million deal to convert food waste to renewable heat and energy in all of its UK sites.

Government must create AD policy and financial framework

9 December 2014

FARMERS can contribute to a successful anaerobic digestion (AD) industry in the UK but the Government must create a policy and financial framework which supports the wider benefits of the technology.

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Features and analysis

Arwyn Owen says the decision to establish a pedigree Welsh Black herd has had a tremendous impact.

National Trust introduces renewable energy to boost Welsh hill farming

The introduction of renewable energy on National Trust farm properties become an instrumental way of helping traditional hill farms such as Hafod-y-Llan survive in the modern world.

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Farm focus: Arable business on its way to renewable energy self-sufficiency

arable farm business on its way to renewable energy self-sufficiency

Farmers are taking bigger financial risks to build large-scale projects.

Shrewd farmers make use of large-scale green energy schemes

AS the race to make the most of Government subsidies for renewable energy continues, farmers are taking a gamble on larger scale technologies to not only boost their farm incomes but in some cases to turn struggling businesses around. Olivia Midgley speaks to some of the farmers and installers behind the innovative schemes.

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OLE Sangill is optimistic rural communities can be rallied together in order to become renewable energy producers and that farmers are at the head of that movement.