Farmers – Could you host a small wind turbine?

Do you own land that could accommodate a small wind turbine? You could get either free or cheaper electricity which helps cut your business overheads. What we’re talking about is a 15kW turbine, up to 19m in height. The turbine needs to be located around 400m from neighbouring properties and around 100m from first-party buildings. […]

Otley Town Council Renewable Energy Feasibility Study

Earlier this year, we completed a renewable energy feasibility study for Otley Town Council. With a focus on community-led or owned schemes, we were asked to look at potential options for community renewable energy projects within the council boundary. Potentially, this was an enormous task, so we identified several options to focus on. Following early […]

UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017

Where there’s muck there’s brass… and the UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017 highlighted the tremendous opportunities within this growing sector. Directors Vicki Shaw and Jeff Rice of Dr Vicki Shaw & Associates attended this two-day event at Birmingham NEC on 5th – 6th July 2017 hosted by the Anaerobic Digestion & […]

Theresa May’s constituents demand real action on energy and climate change

Theresa May is continuing David Cameron’s legacy of inaction on energy and climate change. Any movement on climate change has gone into complete reverse over the last few years with the Government reducing or removing support for renewable technologies such as wind and solar power and removing schemes to improve energy efficiency, whilst at the […]

Venturefest Manchester

We attended our first Venturefest meeting in Manchester on September 21st. Venturefest Manchester 2016 was organised by the Business Growth Hub and Innovate UK. The main focus was all about technology and innovation, and the ways in which they can help companies to grow. It offered a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and innovators to […]