Farm Finance for Renewable Energy

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For many farmers, diversifying income and finding ways to reduce their costs will enable them to weather the economic and political changes ahead.

Aside from traditional farming diversification such as glamping sites, shops, cafes, there is the chance to venture into renewable energy and save money. Sadly, the UK is currently far from set to achieving the UK Government target of net zero emissions by 2050. Consumer and supplier behaviour is shifting, with an uplift in desire for goods with clear provenance and from a sustainable source. 

Retailers are facing calls to reduce their Carbon Footprint, public concern for biodiversity, climate change, and the environment is helping to fuel this, forcing companies to look for ways to improve their credentials and sustainability. In time, the whole supply chain will need to demonstrate their green credentials in order to secure contracts and customers. It could be argued that agribusiness has previously been unfairly treated in terms of the environmental issues facing the country, but the pressure to reduce carbon footprint is now felt by all industries.

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Most farms have the ability to utilise renewable energy, for example, heat pumps to provide heating for buildings, solar panels or anaerobic digesters to supply electricity. These solutions save outgoing energy costs whilst appealing to supplier and consumer appetite for sustainability.

Benefits of renewable energy for farms:

  • Reduce carbon footprint
  • Self-sufficient energy supply
  • Not reliant on one source of energy
  • Save money on rocketing energy tariffs
  • Boost green credentials, securing contracts and customers
  • Lead the way in Britain’s path towards a greener future


Farms, more than other industries, have the natural resources to take up renewable energy, we believe that farmers are naturally entrepreneurial and have a fantastic opportunity to show that farming is part of the solution. Mulberry Farming is here to support farms source finance for these valuable projects. 

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What finance solutions are available?

  • Renewable energy finance
  • Diversification finance- buildings, pods, cafes
  • Asset finance – new and used farm machinery, vehicles, equipment
  • Refinance – release money from existing renewable energy and machinery
  • Commercial Mortgages – find the right mortgage for land and buildings
  • Commercial Insurance – Save money on your next renewal with our specialist farm insurer.

 

Why choose Mulberry Farming?

  • Unlock industry expertise
  • Fantastic relationships with industry lenders and decision makers
  • Applications packaged and submitted all on behalf of our clients
  • Support throughout the arrangement and beyond
  • Truly impartial
  • Personal service with direct access to broker
  • Professional advice and guidance
  • Fast decisions via exclusive internal systems
  • Fantastic relationships with lenders and decision makers


By utilising our experience and relationships your farm can unlock opportunities to develop and grow and our team will liaise with suppliers and contractors insure that you get the finance arranged in a timely way. For the farmers wanting to keep up and prepare for the future, there are many opportunities to do so.

Talk to our team to find out more:

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Amelia Threlfall 

(Left) Serves Lancashire & South
07957 437456
amelia@mulberryassetfinance.co.uk

Rebecca Braithwaite

(Right) Serves Northern England/Scotland
07398 393153
rebecca@mulberryassetfinance.co.uk

“The service provided by Mike was exceptional in terms of turnaround time, attention to detail and level of communication throughout the transaction. The consequence of this high level of service is that I approached only Mike and no other supplier to organise funding for my latest capital purchase, which again was handled impeccably.”

Richard Grice - W A GRICE Livestock Haulage Hay & Straw Merchants Livestock Agents est 1903

“The first person I call when I need to buy new plant is Mulberry Asset Finance. I have been working with them throughout the development of Hawkshead Brewery and have learned that they are the only call I need to make because Mulberry always delivers, with the best rates and the minimum of fuss.”

Alex Brodie - Managing Director Hawkshead Brewery Ltd

“Mike and his team are like having your own finance department. I've called out of hours on occasions for advice, very helpful when you're on the move. Always keen on rates and made to fit in with the business. Thanks again Mike and his team.”

Dave Greenbank, Managing Director, Greenbank Crane Services

“I am always grateful for the honest advice that I receive from Mike Robinson at Mulberry Asset Finance & his straightforward approach. It is refreshing to deal with a company that can communicate clearly & who genuinely wants to do the right thing for my business. I will definitely use Mulberry Asset Finance again & I highly recommend their services.”

Scott Burton, MD, Scott Burton Timber Harvesting

“Mulberry Asset Finance have helped significantly with the growth of our Artisan Bakery over the past six years. In the early stages when growth and access to finance is most difficult, they were able to help us acquire the equipment we needed. I am reassured that Mulberry Asset Finance will always get us the best deal without any fuss, allowing us to concentrate on the business and not have to worry about funding for new assets.”

Aidan Monks, Owner, Lovingly Artisan

“We have been dealing with Mulberry Asset Finance for over 10 years and have always found them to be efficient, courteous, professional and above all very pleasant to deal with. On top of that, they have always enabled us to obtain the type of finance deal that we have been seeking whether it be for capital investment or vehicle purchase.”

Mark Whitehead MBE, Hawkshead Relish Company Ltd

“A & H CARLISLE LTD have used Mulberry Asset Finance since 2012 and I can’t speak highly enough of Mike and his team, they have helped our business grow and their knowledge of a customer needs is impressive. They are always competitive and quick to react to our needs. I wish Mulberry Asset Finance continued success and hope to do business together for many years to come.”

Alan Falder, Managing Director, A & H Carlisle Ltd

“I was very pleased I chose Mulberry Asset Finance to work with on my new poultry business. The whole deal was arranged quickly and, most importantly for me, they did exactly what they said they would do and on time. It is very satisfying to work with people who give you a good deal and who you can rely on.”

Jennifer Bain, Owner, J Bain Farming
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