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I’m speaking at the Energy Now Expo 2018

I’m delighted to be presenting at the Energy Now Expo in February. This annual two day event is the only UK renewable energy event organised exclusively for the agricultural and rural sectors. My talk is titled: Biomass fuel options – making the right choice for your pocket, your boiler and the environment Talk synopsis: Crops for Energy help clients […]

Guardian Article – “EU must not burn the world’s forests for ‘renewable’ energy” – a response from pro bioenergy academics and conservationists

Every month or so there seems to be another “new” article stating that cutting down trees and burning them for bioenergy is bad. The latest instalment of this long running story was in the Guardian yesterday and signed by 15 academics from across Europe. Many people will read this article, look at the roll of […]

Support Scheme for Renewable Heat – Irish “RHI” announced

The long awaited Irish “RHI” has been formally announced. The Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH) is designed to financially support the replacement of fossil fuel heating systems with renewable energy for large heat demand non-domestic users. This covers commercial, industrial, agricultural, district heating, public sector and other non-domestic businesses. It is widely hoped that […]

Out now – Renewable Energy: Power for a Sustainable Future

Kevin Lindegaard of C4E co-authored the bioenergy chapter in this updated authoritative Open University text book. The provision of sustainable energy supplies for an expanding and increasingly productive world is one of the major issues facing civilisation today. Renewable Energy examines both the practical and economic potential of the renewable energy sources to meet this challenge. The […]

The Environment Agency Regulatory Position Statement on waste wood – need to know information

Changes are afoot with regards using waste wood in RHI accredited biomass boilers. The Environment Agency (EA) has just released a Regulatory Position Statement affecting anyone who produces, transports, stores, processes, trades, uses (including burning it in boiler) or disposes of waste wood. The crucial change for traders and users of waste wood for biomass […]