Natural England - Energy Crops Scheme

Energy Crops Scheme

The Energy Crops Scheme offers grants to farmers in England for establishing miscanthus and short rotation coppice for their own energy use or to supply power stations.

The rate of grant paid is 50% of all eligible costs incurred. For further details about the scheme, please contact us.

Application form and guidance documents

Information on establishing energy crops

How to apply

To apply for the Energy Crops Scheme please contact:

Natural England, Block B, Government Buildings, Whittington Road, Worcester WR5 2LQ

Tel: 0300 060 1624 or 0300 060 1413 
Fax: 0300 060 1544
Email: ecsqueries@naturalengland.org.uk

Technical queries

For technical queries about the scheme please contact:

Natural England, Energy Crop Scheme, Alverton Court, Crosby Road, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 1AD

Tel: 0300 060 2045
Email: ecsqueries@naturalengland.org.uk