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Climate Change Committee 6th Carbon Budget has been released

2020-12-18T13:21:01+00:00December 18th, 2020|Carbon, Energy Crops, News|

The Climate Change Committee has published its Sixth Carbon Budget report which highlights how perennial energy crops can provide local energy while significantly reducing carbon emissions and the need for fossil fuels. The report shows that the planting of energy crops is needed to remove CO2 in the [...]

ECC puts its new harvester to work!

2020-11-23T15:05:09+00:00November 21st, 2020|Energy Crops, Harvesting, News|

We've already been putting our brand new New Holland Forage Harvester to work on energy crop harvesting!Since receiving it from Lloyd Ltd just three weeks ago, we've harvested four complete willow plantations already, with more in the pipeline!It’s important for ECC that our growers know we will do a [...]

ECC takes delivery of brand new New Holland Forage Harvester from Lloyd Ltd

2020-11-23T12:25:09+00:00November 5th, 2020|Carbon, Energy Crops, Harvesting, News|

Energy Crops Consultancy (ECC) is a new renewable green energy company formed during the height of COVID-19 at the start of 2020. Using wood biomass primarily for energy generation, Energy Crops Consultancy is helping to create sustainable long-term renewable energy solutions to move away [...]

Will the revolutionary ELM Scheme support perennial energy crop growers across the UK?

2020-09-25T15:00:59+01:00September 25th, 2020|Carbon, Energy Crops, News|

...and will it follow the Climate Change Committee advice to achieve a net-zero economy by 2050? Our director, Neil, has recently been attending various digital discussions surrounding the flagship ELM scheme, as we work with NFU and REA and other high profile bodies to help form a combined response [...]

Grow Your Income with Perennial Energy Crops 

2020-09-24T14:45:54+01:00July 23rd, 2020|Energy Crops, Planting|

Now is the time to be thinking about planting energy crops, but how do you grow an income this way? When deciding which route is best to go down when repurposing your land, you should always seek professional and trustworthy advice so that you can effectively and efficiently [...]

Boosting Biodiversity with Energy Crops

2020-09-24T13:54:38+01:00July 23rd, 2020|Biodiversity|

Biodiversity is important to the enrichment of land, and there are plenty of benefits in rejuvenating your land in a positive way. Biodiversity is a rich source of nectar and pollen, and this will in turn attract positive pollinating insects like bees, ladybird beetles and butterflies! Not only [...]

Energy Crops Consultancy attracted quite a crowd at the Energy and Rural Business Show 2020!

2020-10-16T20:06:08+01:00March 1st, 2020|News|

Energy Crops Consultancy was officially launched in March 2020 at the Energy and Rural Business Show at the East of England Showground – just before the COVID-19 nationwide lockdown was announced! Our director, Neil Watkins, spoke to many interested parties drawn in by the huge forage harvester, which was [...]

The influential Climate Change Committee’s must-read policy document on land-use

2020-09-24T15:48:01+01:00December 27th, 2019|Energy Crops, News|

In January of 2020, the UK's Climate Change Committee released a ground-breaking report into how the UK must change in order for it to meet its 2050 Net-Zero carbon challenge.Perhaps the most exciting part of this report from our point of view is the findings on how land use [...]

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