Electricity retail prices have increased on average by more than 60% since 2012 and are likely to continue to rise. Renewable energy technologies can help reduce vulnerability to rising electricity prices. They also offer cleaner, more environmentally friendly ways of meeting energy demands. Falling installation costs of some renewables and incentive schemes have created opportunities for growers to reduce energy costs and meet sustainability goals by adopting on-farm power generation.

Farm Power: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technology