It’s no secret that many of the UK’s farmers are struggling to make ends meet by continuing with a traditional farming lifestyle. Many are looking for opportunities to diversify and one farm in East Northants may have found the ideal solution. The Northamptonshire Telegraph reported on how New Lodge Farm has embraced the idea of diversification. The Singlehurst family … [Read more...] about Is Eco Glamping A New Direction For Farmers?
Farmers are in a strong position to capitalise on the benefits of biomass heating and power systems, and can receive financial benefits for doing so, it has been pointed out. An article for Smallholder noted that there are a number of advantages to installing biomass heating for those who work in agriculture. The first is that they have an inexpensive source of fuel in the … [Read more...] about Farmers ‘Should Consider Biomass Heating’
A growing number of consumers in the UK want to see more eco-friendly homes being constructed and made available on the housing market. Building Products shared research by Eurocell, which found that one-third of British consumers aged 25 to 40 consider how eco-friendly a property is to be an important feature when looking for somewhere to buy. In fact, this was named as … [Read more...] about Consumers Want Eco-Friendly Homes
The renewable energy sector is booming, especially within the UK, where the range of renewable energy sources has increased to include biomass heating among others. With that, this week the WWF has released a plea to the government that outdated coal power stations should not be replaced by gas-powered plants, but instead by renewable sources. The UK government has already … [Read more...] about Don’t Replace Coal For Gas, Says WWF
With 2017 seeing a number of renewable energy records broken in the UK, it’s encouraging to see that 2018 has picked up where we left off at the end of last year. In fact, new research shared by EnAppSys revealed that aggregated renewable output in the UK hit its highest ever level recorded in a single quarter - 25.0TWh - between January and March this year. Wind farms in … [Read more...] about Strong Start To 2018 For Renewable Energy