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Play Cropper – our all new Envirocrops STEM game

Cropper Game

As part of the Envirocrops project, C4E and our partners (Calvium, AFBI and NFU Energy) have devised a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) game called Cropper. This is aimed at young people, agricultural students and biomass rookies who want to understand what it takes to succeed in growing willow and miscanthus. The aim of […]

Net Zero Willow – funding achieved for project that will transform the home-grown biomass supply industry

Conceptual design of the Willow Bot and Rod Harvesting Attachment devised by Willow Energy

A ground-breaking new project that could help the UK meet its Net Zero targets, has been awarded £3.99 million of funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) through the Biomass Feedstocks Innovation (BFI) Programme. The aim of the Net Zero Willow (NZW) project is to construct, test and develop to full […]

Energy crop supplies

Energy crop supplies Crops for Energy can supply various energy crops including Short rotation coppice (SRC) willow  and poplar cuttings, miscanthus rhizomes and tree seedlings for broadleaved coppice and short rotation forestry (SRF). We can also source Eucalyptus seedlings for small scale SRF plots. Please contact us for details. No order is too small from a few plants to […]

Biomass Boiler Feasibility Studies

We are very experienced at producing biomass boiler feasibility studies with around 50 under our belt. Our clients include: Bristol City Council (5 primary schools and 5 elderly peoples’ homes) South Somserset District Council (4 offices and depots) The National Trust (3 large stately homes) We have also helped numerous farmers install boilers on their […]

Energy crop management options

We offer a range of options for aftercare of the crop in the first year. This service ensures that the crops are visited on a regular basis throughout the first year and that any problems are identified and actions immediately put in place to remedy them. Activities covered Gold Silver Bronze Initial site visit and […]

Sustainability appraisals and compliance

If you are are using biomass fuels in a system receiving funds through, for example the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) or Renewable Obligations (RO) then you will need to demonstrate that your fuel is coming from a sustainable source.   We can help producers, traders and users of fuel achieve compliance in a number of ways: […]