Agri-Shop Ltd
Farminguk
28 July 2016 | Online since 2003
Auto Trader Ltd


18 July 2013 03:34:09|News,Renewables

Government urged to back Royal Welsh renewable energy drive


The Welsh First Minister and the Welsh Government have been urged to support the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society in their attempts to develop renewable energy on their Llanelwedd site.

William Powell AM, Welsh Liberal Democrat for Mid and West Wales, said: “This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Royal Welsh Show being held annually in Llanelwedd, Builth Wells.

“The Royal Welsh is hugely popular with both the farming community and businesses and individuals from the length and breadth of Wales. It primarily serves to celebrate agricultural achievements, provides a vital opportunity to showcase Welsh produce and technology – as well as a key networking opportunity for farmers and growers of all ages.

“The organisers are keen to embrace a range of renewable energy options, such as solar. I have called upon the First Minister to support the work of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society to help develop this proposal further and I am pleased with the warm response from Carwyn Jones on this issue.”

Steve Hughson, Chief Executive of the Royal Welsh Show commented, “The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society is heavily committed to seeking ways to reduce cost and be more efficient, especially in terms of energy use. We are also mindful of our carbon footprint and are looking to implement a programme of renewable energy into our infrastructure. The Society is heavily supported by the Welsh Government but would certainly look forward to working with any partners to deliver this objective.”

Download

0 Comment

loginuserlogo
Name

Please enter your name


Email

Please enter your email

Please enter valid email


Comment

Please enter your comment


Post Comment

Your comment has been submitted successfully. Please wait for admin approval.


Comments

No comments posted yet. Be the first to post a comment


Russian Federation | 28 July 2016
Sanctions were not discussed directly with German agriculture minister - Russian minister

Lifting of sanctions and counter measures was not discussed directly during the meeting with German Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt, Russian Economic Development Minister Akexey Uly...


India | 28 July 2016
India's farmers seize offer of free registration of land sold on 'plain paper'

When the Indian state of Telangana announced a three-week window for free registration of land that had exchanged hands via handwritten notes on plain paper, the offer triggered more than a million ap...


France | 28 July 2016
France to support grain farmers after crops hit by weather

France will help grain farmers cope with an expected plunge in revenue after torrential rain and a lack of sunshine in late spring hit the country's cereal crops. First results of the still ongoing...


Australia | 28 July 2016
Triple target to transform agricultural education in Australia

The United States' framework for agricultural education is inspiring Australian educators to call for a transformation in schools. The 2015-16 winners of the prestigious Hardie Fellowship, Andrew H...


China | 28 July 2016
Chinese company majority investor in $200m Southland dairy plant

A state-owned Chinese company is investing in a Southland company to build a $200 million dairy processing plant with the promise of creating 100 new jobs. Mataura Valley Milk has announced China A...



Trending Now

Viewed
Discussed


Top stories you may have missed
closeicon
Username
Password