Apsley Farm is a 1050 acre farm, located near the Hampshire town of Andover.
Apsley farm cultivates and harvests maize, rye and sugar beet which is used to keep the three Anaerobic Digesters running. They produce green renewable energy, in the form of gas and electricity and food standard CO2 for the fizzy drink industry.
Up until 2011 we farmed arable crops of wheat, spring barley and oil seed rape in a tight rotation. Due to decreasing margins we decided to invest in a bio digester and farm for energy. We now produce four green products: electricity, gas, fertiliser and CO2.
Our biogas plant is 80% greener than fossil fuels. We produce 16 megawatts of gas an hour that can supply gas to around 8,000 houses all year round. Visit our bio gas website – https://www.apsleyfarms.co.uk/biodigester-bs1/# for more infomation about the plant and how it runs.