Renewable Energy

New Research Identifies Machinery as the Largest Global Agri-Tech Sector

New Research Identifies Machinery as the Largest Global Agri-Tech Sector
New Research Identifies Machinery as the Largest Global Agri-Tech Sector
A new report outlining the state of global agri-technology has been released today. The report produced by UK Agri-Food & Drink (UKAFD) Ltd, is the f...
18-07-2014 10:26 AM | News, Renewable Energy
Endurance’s new turbine range meets growing demand for farm wind
Endurance Wind Power has today launched four new farm-scale wind turbine models at the Country Land and Business (CLA) Game Fair. The turbines are tar...
17-07-2014 10:03 AM | News, Renewable Energy
Commitment to renewables slashes fossil fuel costs
A contemporary Borders family farming business that specialises in arable crops and free-range eggs has renewable energy generation at the heart of it...
15-07-2014 12:47 PM | News, Property News, Renewable Energy
Boris Johnson calls for landowner shale rights
Boris Johnson has entered the fracking debate with a proposal to change the law to give landowners the commercial rights to oil and gas beneath their ...
14-07-2014 11:03 AM | News, Renewable Energy
Hundreds of farms get green light for turbines
Farmers and landowners in Dumfries and Galloway are set to receive the green light for planning after the MoD has withdrawn objections around the Eskd...
30-06-2014 17:01 PM | News, Renewable Energy
Midland Valley shale resource will not affect UK’s dependency on overseas oil and gas
The amounts of oil and gas that might be extracted from shales in the Midland Valley of Scotland are unlikely to make a significant difference to the ...
30-06-2014 16:39 PM | News, Renewable Energy
Biogas upgrading, pre-treatment technology and high efficiency in AD for MT-Energie at UK AD & Biogas exhibition 2014
Only few days left to the UK AD & Biogas show 2014, the most important exhibition of the biogas industry year, and MT-Energie UK is ready to share the...
30-06-2014 14:28 PM | News, Renewable Energy
Farm-scale wind turbines power UK’s first crowd-funded investment fund
An increasing demand for green energy is enabling investors to profit from wind turbines on farms across the north of England. Turbine specialist Eart...
26-06-2014 16:07 PM | News, Renewable Energy
New Scottish Planning Policy could end "sledgehammer to crack a nut" approach to farm scale wind turbines
Scottish farm scale turbine maker Gaia-Wind today reacted to the Scottish Government’s vision for planning in Scotland. CEO Johnnie Andringa said:...
EnviTec Biogas UK Reports Positive Performance At UK AD & Biogas 2014
EnviTec Biogas UK will be showcasing the technology and expertise at UK AD & Biogas 2014 that has led the company to secure a range of multi-million p...
19-06-2014 15:12 PM | News, Renewable Energy
Wind powers market-beating 7.5% for canny crowdfunders
From today (Thursday, June 19), people looking to get a better return on their money can take advantage of one of the biggest opportunities to profit ...
19-06-2014 10:32 AM | News, Renewable Energy
60% growth in farm turbine applications
An army of landowners and farmers are rallying to the call to help Britain out of a looming energy crisis by installing single turbines and becoming s...
13-06-2014 10:35 AM | News, Renewable Energy
New report shows more farmers are adopting sustainable practices
There has been a significant increase in the number of farms across the globe achieving LEAF Marque certification and in the amount of land grown to i...
06-06-2014 13:08 PM | News, Renewable Energy
VG ENERGY SIGNS COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH THE WORLD’S LEADING MANUFACTURER OF HEATING TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS
Leading renewable technology specialists, VG Energy is delighted to announce that it has further strengthened its biomass product portfolio after sign...
06-06-2014 13:05 PM | News, Renewable Energy
VG Energy Launches Innovative FREE Biomass Boiler Scheme
Leading renewable energy solutions provider, VG Energy has launched an innovative biomass scheme to provide businesses with fully funded biomass boile...
06-06-2014 09:26 AM | News, Renewable Energy
MT-Energie biogas plant at Plusterwine House fuelled by KWS energy crops
MT-Energie UK, exhibitor at the Cereals event on the 11th &12th June, is delighted to announce the completed construction of the anaerobic digestion (...
EnviTec Biogas sets out benefits of gas to grid technologies at Cereals 2014
EnviTec Biogas will be on hand to offer visitors the complete picture of emerging biomethane gas to grid technologies at Cereals 2014. From their s...
19-05-2014 14:42 PM | News, Renewable Energy
Barfoots and MT-Energie UK, renewed partnership directing food waste to AD
MT-Energie, one of the leading providers of biogas and gas upgrading plants, recently shortlisted for two UK AD and Biogas Industry awards, has recent...
12-05-2014 05:28 AM | News, Renewable Energy
Farm-based projects 'central' to energy targets
Scottish farmers remain central to the nation’s ambitious energy generation targets according to NFU Scotland President Nigel Miller. While the fut...
29-04-2014 13:16 PM | Renewable Energy, Cattle, News
Changing cattle fields to forests could tackle climate change
Creating 'carbon farms' could tackle climate change and save species threatened with extinction, according to a new study. Research led by Dr James...
28-04-2014 09:15 AM | News, Renewable Energy
Twin turbine success in Scotland for Norvento
Norvento, an independent, medium-scale wind turbine manufacturer and developer, has secured planning consent for two new twin turbine sites in Scotlan...
24-04-2014 13:21 PM | News, Renewable Energy
From Grass to Graphene, AD Plant providing power to produce chemicals
Hallwick Energy Ltd, renewable energy plant developer, has started construction on a 1MW anaerobic digester (AD) in Consett, North East England, with ...
15-04-2014 15:39 PM | News, Renewable Energy
JSR Services moves into renewable energy supported by Bowler Energy
Perth and Kinross-based Company, JSR Services are branching out into the Renewable Energy Sector acting as an agent for Bowler Energy, offering Wind T...
09-04-2014 08:44 AM | Finance, News, Renewable Energy
Bradford company invests £250,000 in its first wind turbine
A UK recycling and green energy company, the Leo Group, has invested £250,000 into its first wind turbine to help power its Bradford plant. Erected...
07-04-2014 10:14 AM | Renewable Energy, News
Wind turbine to power Greenvale potato packaging plant
Greenvale, the UK’s leading supplier of fresh potatoes, and renewable energy company, Triodos, today announced the completion of a deal to build a win...
07-04-2014 08:08 AM | News, Property News, Renewable Energy
UK faces land-based skills shortages, says report
The UK faces significant employee and skills shortages in the agricultural and land-based industries over the next decade, according to a report launc...
02-04-2014 06:20 AM | Cattle, Dairy, Finance, News, Renewable Energy
Dairy industry shows improvement in energy efficiency
The UK dairy industry has shown a significant improvement in its energy efficiency performance. Data collected by Dairy Energy Savings (DES), which...
27-03-2014 02:34 AM | News, Renewable Energy
Xergi lands large export order in France
The biogas company Xergi A/S has just landed a new order to build France's largest biogas plant to date based on waste products from agriculture and t...
21-03-2014 13:46 PM | News, Renewable Energy
MT-Energie UK builds First Gas To Grid AD plant in Scotland
MT-Energie UK has just been appointed as Main Contractor by Keithick Biogas Limited, Perthshire, for the construction of the first Gas to Grid Anaerob...
13-03-2014 12:30 PM | News, NFU, Renewable Energy
Scottish Farmers Put the Heat on UK Energy Minister
Farmers from Caithness to Cornwall are calling on Energy Minister Greg Barker to deliver on his demand that; "The Big Six need to become the Big 60,0...
13-03-2014 02:19 AM | News, Organic, Produce, Renewable Energy
Farming industry sets out low-carbon food agenda
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the future should go hand in hand with producing food for a growing population and delivering for the environment...
12-03-2014 10:04 AM | News, Renewable Energy
VG Energy assists the RSPB to reduce Climate Change Emissions
Renewable technology specialists VG Energy, along with Kingspan Wind and legal firm Turcan Connell, has gifted the RSPB a small scale domestic wind tu...
10-03-2014 03:20 AM | News, Renewable Energy
Agriculture – the environment’s problem or answer?
Is the agriculture industry the environment’s problem or part of the answer, that was the question asked by Prysor Williams, Bangor University’s lectu...
05-03-2014 11:31 AM | News, Renewable Energy
New Man Hoisted on Board for Gaia-Wind
Leading UK small wind turbine manufacturer Gaia-Wind Ltd, today announced the appointment of Sales & Marketing Director John Gallacher to the Board of...
19-02-2014 03:17 AM | News, Renewable Energy
On farm renewables on show in Dumfries and Galloway
Scottish farmers with an interest in renewable technology are being urged to attend the third on-farm demo day organised by NFU Scotland’s Renewable D...
Service and Support for AD Under The Spotlight At Energy Now Expo
The importance of an established service and support network in the renewable energy sector will be under the spotlight at the Energy Now Expo, accord...
10-02-2014 06:08 AM | Finance, News, Renewable Energy
Record weather provides welcome 'windfall' for farmers with turbines
Record breaking winds are providing much needed additional revenues to hundreds of UK farmers who have installed power generating turbines on their la...
10-02-2014 06:05 AM | Finance, News, Renewable Energy
Erich Stallkamp steps down as a shareholder of WELTEC Group
With effect of January, 20th 2014 Erich Stallkamp sold his stake in WELTEC, a manufacturer and operator of biogas plants based in Vechta, Germany. ...
07-02-2014 03:27 AM | News, Renewable Energy, Shows and Events
Firm futures for countryside pioneers
A pioneering Lake District apprenticeship scheme aimed at stemming the decline in rural and heritage skills has seen its protégés clinch coveted jobs....
05-02-2014 02:37 AM | Finance, News, Renewable Energy
Small turbine manufacturers Ampair completes Westwind acquision
Ampair, the Dorset-based wind turbine manufacturer, has completed its acquisition of Westwind, the Belfast-based wind turbine manufacturer. Ampair, wi...
04-02-2014 10:09 AM | News, Renewable Energy
Ampair completes Westwind acquisition and now provides world largest range of small wind turbines
Ampair, the Dorset-based wind turbine manufacturer, has completed its acquisition of Westwind, the Belfast-based wind turbine manufacturer. Ampair, wi...
01-02-2014 05:23 AM | News, Renewable Energy
Welsh Government 'in disarray' over sustainable development
Proposals for a new law that would make sustainable development a ‘central organising principle” of Welsh Government and the wider public sector in Wa...
29-01-2014 05:28 AM | News, Renewable Energy
An insight on renewable energy for farmers and landowners
More than 400 farmers and landowners from across the Midlands, North Wales and North West England have applied to participate in the Renewable Energy ...
21-01-2014 04:28 AM | News, Renewable Energy
Navigating the future of offshore wind energy
The high growth rates in offshore wind energy have led to an influx of new installation ships and new concepts being considered as turbine and park de...
16-01-2014 16:33 PM | News, Renewable Energy
New solar roadshow to boost rural business
Lightsource Renewable Energy, the UK’s leading solar energy generator, is embarking on a ‘Solar Roadshow’ this month. The new education and employment...
06-01-2014 15:04 PM | Renewable Energy, News
Agricultural land specialists negotiate UK’s largest Solar Farm
Work has started to build the UK’s largest Solar Farm, thanks to the collaboration between two agricultural land specialists, law firm Thrings and rur...
29-12-2013 16:34 PM | News, Renewable Energy
5MW solar farm planning permission granted
A planning application for a 5MW solar farm on land at Westwood Farm, near the villages of Walesby and Kirton and the town of Tuxford in Nottinghamshi...
23-12-2013 10:42 AM | News, Renewable Energy, Shows and Events
Farming industry to deliver quarter of Britain’s green energy this decade
Farming is to deliver one quarter of Britain’s green energy needs this decade, the National Farmers Union said. With at least one in three business...
EnviTec Biogas Takes On Apprentice
With the renewables energy sector on a growth curve, EnviTec Biogas UK has taken on its first apprentice to support its service delivery for farmers, ...
18-12-2013 11:05 AM | News, Renewable Energy, Arable, Cereal, Crops
Electric technology could transform agriculture, partnership announces
Researchers at Harper Adams University have partnered with global engineering experts GKN Land Systems to explore how electric technology could transf...
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