ENERGY case study - Energy efficient audit delivers cost savings

Date Issued:2015-06-11


AN ENERGY efficiency audit of the new overhead irrigation system on Adam McVeigh's Darling Downs farm in southern Queensland has set him on the path to reducing emissions and making big savings in energy costs.

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  • Energy use efficiency & carbon

    Energy is one of the fastest growing costs for cotton growers, with electricity and diesel accounting for a significant proportion of total farm input costs. Energy (electricity, diesel and fertiliser) is also the major contributor to a cotton farm's GHG emissions.