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Aquaponics and Renewable energy - University of Stirling

Aquaponics and Renewable energy - University of Stirling

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Aquaponics and Renewable energy
Charlie Price
 
Social enterprise operating on a not for profit basis
.
The profits from which provide research and developmentfunding.
Starting with the two ABLE project prototype systems, wenow have a further 4 projects planned for 2009/2010 incities across the midlands.
Also international interest from projects from Kenya, SA,Rwanda, Portugal and Afghanistan.
Providing components and complete systems to the emergingaquaponics industry
 
What is aquaponics ?
Aquaponics involves the integration of 
aquaculture
and
hydroponics.
Aquaponics provides is low input, high output system with highvalue crops ranging from fish, prawns, herbs and salad crops.
There are three main cycles taking place.
Water
 –
recirculated and toppedup with rainwater harvesting
Wastes
 –
fish wastes-nitrates-plants, offcuts-worms-fish
Heat
 –
heating gains in the dayand heat losses at night
MinimisingCosts and Maximising Outputs

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