Planning process harming business, says entrepreneur

The Government should look to cut unnecessary red tape for growing green businesses in the upcoming Budget. This is the view of entrepreneur Simon Rigby, founder of Farmgen, who says the length of time the planning process takes is doing real harm to green businesses. Mr Rigby said reform was needed: “There are companies looking […]

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Anaerobic digestion plant to supply Marks and Spencer energy

Marks & Spencer has signed a deal to buy the energy from an anaerobic digestion plant being built by renewable energy firm Farmgen. Blackpool-based Farmgen secured a £2.1m loan from the Co-operative Bank to finance the plant at Warton in Lancashire. And M&S has signed a five-year contract to buy the energy generated from the […]