The American family farm that powers up to 300 homes – using the Sun!

A regular farm bought in the 1970s has now become the largest solar powered site of its kind in the United States

Nearly 20 cattle firms ‘generate more emissions than Britain, Germany or France’

Meat production is forecast to increase by 40 million tonnes by 2029, according to a new research

Salmon farming sustainability up leaps and bounds

A new report has found farmed salmon contribute to a lower carbon footprint than many other protein-based dietary options

Horizon Organic sets sights on becoming carbon positive by 2025

It plans to reduce its carbon footprint from farm to fridge through initiatives such as the purchase of renewable energy and making 100% of packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025

Israeli food-tech startup commits to go carbon-neutral by 2025

Aleph Farms has committed to eliminating emissions associated with its meat production by 2025

SOLARWATT kits out poultry farm with egg-citing new solar roof

The firm has installed a solar system made up of 256 photovoltaic modules on the roof of the energy-efficient facility

Pioneering Local Energy Market trial in Cornwall

ELN’s Priyanka Shrestha visited Cornwall to find out more about the pioneering trial and what it means for the low carbon transition

UK’s largest solar farm ‘could cover area of 900 football pitches’

The Sunnica Energy Farm has been proposed for construction on the border between West Suffolk and Cambridgeshire

Solar farms ‘generate wide range of benefits for local ecosystems’

The Solar Trade Association says well-designed and well-managed solar farms frequently deliver broad benefits for biodiversity and sustainable agriculture across the UK

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Scottish chickens cooperate to generate eggcellent amount of energy

More than 128,000 hens at the Glenhead of Aldouran farm in Stranraer create enough manure to provide a reliable energy feedstock for the farm