GrowSave: Energy management in protected cropping

This guide provides useful facts, figures and tips for growers to better manage their energy use, which could lead to significant financial savings.

Energy costs in the protected edibles and protected ornamentals sectors as a proportion of business variable costs are dependent on their fuels, technology and the impact of incentives such as the RHI. 

However for a conventionally grown edibles crop with a gas boiler, representing the user with the largest energy costs, this can be as high as 30%. 

This guide, which combines the updated factsheets, contains many useful facts, figures and tips for growers to better manage their energy use, which could lead to significant financial savings.