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  • Energy

    The Energy Hub Energy underpins almost every commercial activity either directly or indirectly, and potato production is no exception.  Energy-intensive activities are becoming increasingly visible...

  • Shedding light on storage costs

      first published July 2011 With energy prices rising, it’s more important than ever to get to grips with how much it costs to store potatoes. There are also simple steps you can take to reduce bills...

  • R439 Reduced Energy Storage

    Aim: To reduce the energy cost and therefore the carbon footprint, and to assess the validity of existing potato storage carbon footprints and, if necessary recommend how they might be improved....

  • Revealed: a store’s hidden losses

    Revealed: a store’s hidden losses     Energy losses are the unseen costs of a potato store, and are likely to impact on growers’ profitability more as electricity prices rise. The British AHDB...