Farmers & Landowners

Welcome to the Farmers and Landowners Group

This group focuses on the addressing the information needs of those looking to diversify their farming and agi-business activities into areas of renewable energy generation and also improvements in energy efficiency.  So, whether you are an arable farmer or a livestock farmer, whether you need power to cool your potatoes, manage your poultry, dry your wheat or pump water, this is the place to find out more, ask questions and discuss issues with your peers around the UK.

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Farmers & Landowners - Latest Articles

We describe an 'real life' approach by a solar PV installer to sell a home system - and some of the pitfalls you should look out for.
GEN reports from an expert seminar on the issues and challenges of undertaking energy efficiency work on older, traditional properties and whether the forthcoming Green Deal is likely to make this a whole lot easier.
DECC's recent consultation response on Feed-in Tariffs introduces the idea of Preliminary Accreditation - this has already operating for larger scale projects. This means you can pre-register your project for the current FiT tariffs in advance of it being built. It this as good as it sounds?
GEN organised and chaired an independent panel discussion at All-Energy 2012 on "How to get the best deal for exporting your power". Together with our audience we get the answers from 3 of the most respected power purchasers in this area. We ask the awkward questions, you can hear their answers..

Latest News

Bulletin: 31st October 2013

Grid worries spark solar farm boom (BBC News)
Developers are racing to install large-scale solar parks on land across the UK in unprecedented numbers


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