Energy Crops Consultancy is a UK-based, independent advisory service specialising in perennial energy crops such as SRC Willow and Miscanthus grass. We provide honest and comprehensive information from start to finish – enabling you, the grower, to maximise your land use and income. From site surveys to planting and harvesting of perennial energy crops – specialising in SRC (Short Rotation Coppice) willow wood crops, and Short Rotation Forestry (SRF) such as poplar. Energy crops (especially SRC willow) can offer a multiple of benefits from increasing revenue, minimising workload to creating sustainable rich environments for wildlife.
Energy Crops Consultancy has a wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise to pass on. Neil Watkins, one of the Founding Directors of Energy Crops Consultancy and an Independent Adviser on energy crops, has nearly 10 years of experience in developing, promoting and establishing energy crops – as well as innovating and undertaking a broader range of work within the biomass energy sector. Neil’s work has received national and international recognition, through providing farmers & landowners with a dedicated, bespoke and personal service. Neil has been recognised for achievements in introducing & promoting the use of sustainable energy crops in the farm mix alongside enhancing farming livestock and arable food crops.