Energy Crops Scheme - England

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Last updated: 17 July 2012
Grants of up to 50% of the costs of establishing producer groups for short rotation coppice. Activities that may be eligible for assistance are: legal costs, office accommodation, office equipment purchase, IT equipment, recruitment costs and the purchase of harvesting machinery. To be eligible, the crops must be grown for power generation, combined heat and power, or heat production. There must be evidence of an end use or market within a reasonable radius of the crop land. Applications are subject to environmental evaluations to ensure the environmental impacts are minimised.

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