A new government scheme will provide payments for households who contribute electricity to the National Grid, and will be paid for how much they produce. The new scheme is designed to encourage communities to generate wind, water and solar power.
Triodos bank has set up a new lending initiative to help farmers overcome the costs associated with converting to organic cereal production. The bank specialises in ‘ethical lending’, and has set aside five million pounds for conventional cereal farmers converting to organic production. It will lend at 1% over the Bank of England base rate, […]