Tag: Terravesta

Terravesta looking to help Scottish farmers switch to miscanthus

Terravesta looking to help Scottish farmers switch to miscanthus

November 9, 2020 |

In the UK, the Scottish Farmer reports Terravesta is working hard to convince local farmers to plant miscanthus in spring 2021, saying it offers a low risk and higher returns per hectare than other crops grown on poor quality land. The company works across the entire miscanthus supply chain from working with growers to securing […]

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Terravesta launches new video touting miscanthus as biofuel feedstock

Terravesta launches new video touting miscanthus as biofuel feedstock

August 16, 2020 |

In the United Kingdom, Terravesta launched a new animation video to spread the word about building a bio-based future with Terravesta Performance Hybrids, and miscanthus grown from seed rather than the usual rhizomes, allowing it to be upscaled 200 times faster. Terravesta is reducing the world’s dependence on fossil derived fuels and products by utilizing […]

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Terravesta inviting farmers looking to diversify income with miscanthus

Terravesta inviting farmers looking to diversify income with miscanthus

July 28, 2019 |

In the United Kingdom, miscanthus specialist, Terravesta, is inviting farmers who want to learn more about the environmental and financial benefits of miscanthus to attend a Miscanthus farm walk hosted by Terravesta and Norfolk farmer, Adam Brewer on 10 September 2019. Alex Robinson, general manager at Terravesta, says that more farmers are looking at planting […]

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New miscanthus variety launched by Terravesta

New miscanthus variety launched by Terravesta

May 12, 2019 |

In the United Kingdom, a new rhizome-based Miscanthus variety named ‘Athena’ is being launched to farmers by biomass company, Terravesta. Athena has delivered staggering results in commercial-scale trials, meaning quicker and higher returns and more than double the energy per hectare. Athena is available for 2020 spring planting and produces higher yields in year two […]

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$2.5M private investment boosts Terravesta and booming miscanthus

$2.5M private investment boosts Terravesta and booming miscanthus

November 25, 2018 |

In the United Kingdom, former IG Group chief executive and current Scotgold chairman Nat le Roux bought a personal stake in renewable biomass business Terravesta. Le Roux invested £2 million, or about $2.5 million, in the business, reflecting the growing importance of clean energy, and the positive prospects for the rapidly-developing miscanthus bio-economy. The investment […]

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