Core blimey! Aussie apple farmers offered cash to cut energy

Apple and pear farmers in Australia are being tempted to take a bite out of their energy use with grants of up to A$50,000(£30k). Fruit growers in the nation’s state of Victoria can apply for the ‘Capital Funding’ grants which help small to medium businesses with the costs of energy efficiency projects. Annie Farrow at […]

Easy pickings? Aussie fruit farmers get energy saving grant

Picking the low-hanging fruit is becoming a bit of a cliche for energy users looking to save power – but it’s been given fresh meaning as an Australian fruit farming body has been given an energy grant to boost its members’ bottom lines. Apple and Pear Australian Limited (APAL) won a A$636,970 (£387k) Energy Efficiency […]