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The latest booklet from CALU's energy team is a practical guide to help farmers and growers audit their energy usage. The booklet provides an overview of energy management issues and the provides a series of enterprise sheets where real data can be compared to industry averages. The final part of the booklet is a checklist of actions which can be implemented to improve on-farm energy efficiency. The booklet is available for free download.
Click here to download the booklet in pdf format (nb this is a large file - 1.7MB)
Are you interested in generating energy on your farm? Or would you like ideas on how to reduce your energy consumption? CALU partner, ADAS, has just published a useful booklet called "Energy efficiency and energy generation on farm - a guide". This booklet provides an introduction to a range of energy generation technologies including liquid biofuels, biomass, anaerobic digestion, wind power and ground source heat pumps. The booklet is available to download for free (click on the icon). If you have problems downloading the file or would like a hardcopy of the booklet, please contact CALU.
Click here to download the booklet in pdf format (nb this is a large file - 1.6MB)