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Theme: Energy in Agriculture and Food

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AC0401: Direct energy use in agriculture: opportunities for reducing fossil fuel inputs
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2007, Cost £76,789
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Keywords:  
Agriculture and Climate Change, Energy Demand, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Impacts, Allocated - WHRI, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Bioenergy
 
 
AC0402: Assessment of Methane Management and Recovery Options for Livestock manures and Slurries
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2005, Cost £1
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   AEA Technology
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Keywords:  
Climate and Weather, Climate Change, Agricultural Waste, Environmental Protection, Manures, Sustainable Production
 
 
AC0403: Fostering the development of technologies and practices to reduce the energy inputs into the refrigeration of food
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £1,083,532
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Bristol, University - South Bank, University - Brunel, University - Sunderland
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Keywords:  
Energy Efficiency, Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry, Refridgeration
 
 
AC0405: Potential for solar energy in food manufacturing, distribution and retailing
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2006, Cost £55,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Brunel
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Keywords:  
Energy, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Farming and Food, Technology Transfer
 
 
AC0406: The optimisation and impacts of expanding biogas production
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2010, Cost £306,759
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Keywords:  
Biowaste, Cattle, Agricultural Waste, Dairy, Energy, Engineering, Farming, Livestock Farming, Sustainable Production, Bioenergy, Biomass Crops
 
 
AC0407: Reducing the carbon footprint of glasshouse production through the use of knowledge transfer and novel engineering solutions
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2011, Cost £275,338
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Keywords:  
Farming, Horticulture, Others, Protected Cropping
 
 
AC0409: Implementation of anaerobic digestion in England and Wales balancing optimal outputs with minimal environmental impacts
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2011, Cost £173,313
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   AEA Technology
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Keywords:  
Climate Change, Agriculture and Climate Change, Sustainable Farming and Food Science, Waste, Bioenergy, Biomass technologies
 
 
AC0410: Comparative Lifecycle Assessment of Anaerobic Digestion
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2013 To 2013, Cost £69,637
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Bangor University
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Keywords:  
Climate Change, Environmental Impacts, Miscanthus, Primary production, Bioenergy, Biofuels
 
 
FT1545: AFM251 - Integration of tri-generation and CO2 based refrigeration systems for energy conservation in the food industry
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £337,400
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Bock Kaltemaschinen GmbH, ACDP Integrated Building Services Ltd, University - Brunel, Doug Marriott Associates, Danfoss Ltd, Mr John Austin-Davies, Apex Air Conditioning Ltd, Cambridge Refridgeration Technology, CSA Consulting Engineers Ltd, Cogenco Ltd, Bond Retail Services Ltd, Bowman Power, Somerfield Property Company Ltd, Tesco Stores Plc, A&N Shilliday and Company Ltd
Field of Study:   Agriculture and Climate Change
Keywords:  
Energy Efficiency, Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry, Refridgeration, Science Policy, Sustainable Development
 
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