A green energy supply in Weston Cliff has been put to an unconventional use, with the power generated used to heat a fish farm.
Solar panels and a biomass plant are being used to supply electricity and heat to the farm, which is run by RH Ward, the Lincolnshire Echo reports.
The complex can house up to 100,000 fish and has been fitted with 200 solar panels to produce 45,000 kwh a year.
Combined with the biomass boiler, the green energy sources are expected to halve the company's annual heating costs and provide an income through the Renewable Heat Incentive.
Every unit of electricity produced will help the firm to recoup the initial Feed-in Tariff costs within six years.
Managing director of the company John Ward said the business is "really pleased" with how the panels and boiler have performed so far.
They are expected to give an annual return of almost £11,000.
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