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Energy expert and consultancy director joins board of New Anglia LEP

Energy expert and consultancy director joins board of New Anglia LEP

A renewable energy expert has joined the board of New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
Watton-based biomass and solar firm Abel Energy sells assets as it scales back

Watton-based biomass and solar firm Abel Energy sells assets as it scales back

A property company has mothballed its energy division and sold some of its assets citing a decline in the market as a result of a drop in government incentives.
New Snetterton power station fuels rising demand for miscanthus energy crops, says Terravesta

New Snetterton power station fuels rising demand for miscanthus energy crops, says Terravesta

Norfolk’s new biomass power plant is fuelling an increased demand for energy crops of miscanthus to be grown in the county.
East Anglian farms will test efficiency of energy plant by-products as organic fertilisers

East Anglian farms will test efficiency of energy plant by-products as organic fertilisers

A consortium of six East Anglian farmers will undertake field trials to assess the optimum use of organic fertilisers, generated as by-products from anaerobic digestion (AD) energy plants.
New energy plant offers opportunities for growers

New energy plant offers opportunities for growers

East Anglia’s biggest gas-to-grid crop anaerobic digestion (AD) plant, based on the Suffolk/Norfolk border, was launched this week.
Suffolk authority seals deal on UK’s largest council owned solar farm

Suffolk authority seals deal on UK’s largest council owned solar farm

At a time when councils face cutback after cutback, one Suffolk authority has decided to spend £14.5m on a solar farm.
Norfolk now has one million solar panels - enough to power one fifth of all our homes

Norfolk now has one million solar panels - enough to power one fifth of all our homes

Norfolk is home to over one million solar panels, with the potential to produce 265MW of renewable energy. At full capacity that’s enough to power over 80,000 homes - a fifth of all households in the county.
Biogas plant is helping meet energy targets while boosting farm finances, says Euston Estate

Biogas plant is helping meet energy targets while boosting farm finances, says Euston Estate

While growing fields of maize for biogas has ignited “food versus fuel” debates, an East Anglian farming estate says it has created a viable market for its crop, while helping meet the UK’s renewable energy targets.
What the huge solar farm at RAF Coltishall looks like from the air

What the huge solar farm at RAF Coltishall looks like from the air

The final piece of the jigsaw has been slotted into place at the solar farm at the former RAF base at Coltishall which has now been switched on.
Green light for North Walsham solar farm

Green light for North Walsham solar farm

A new solar farm will be adding to north Norfolk’s renewable energy mix.