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ADBA to attend transport meeting next week

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Next week I will be representing ADBA members in a workshop hosted by the Department for Transport, looking at their models and assumptions for renewable transport fuels. You can see the department’s initial thoughts by downloading a slide pack here. Those of you who came to our conference…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, biogas, biomethane, DfT, transport, HGVs, RTFO, RED, fqd, Matt Hindle

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Parliamentary report shows green gas heating up

A report published yesterday by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST), which used data collated from ADBA’s 2015 market report, has shown that seven per cent of the UK’s indigenous gas was supplied by biogas from anaerobic digestion (AD) and landfill gas last year. In 2014,…

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Tags: press release, post, parliamentary office of science and technology, RHI, biomethane, biogas, heat, 2015 market report, indigenous gas, landfill gas, gas-to-grid, natural gas, amber rudd, DECC, government, Minister, spending review, green gas, ADBA National Conference, DfT, SGN, IGEM, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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LowCVP annual conference – “The Energy For Future Transport”

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On Wednesday I attended the LowCVP’s annual conference on “The Energy For Future Transport”. The conference focused on future fuels for transport and the infrastructure required to support them, particularly in the city environment. Timed to take place in the week leading up to Britain&rsquo…

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Tags: LowCVP, biomethane, biomethane in transport, low carbon fuel, transport, sustainable transport, air quality, transport fuel, will bushby, DfT, andrew jones, transport energy task force

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Biomethane to Grid Working Group Summary

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ADBA's Biomethane to Grid Working Group met in London on 8 June. With work underway towards the new government's spending review, the future of the RHI topped the agenda this meeting. We started by discussing the upcoming 5% biomethane degression and moved onto a paper that ADBA is developing on…

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Tags: biomethane to grid working group, biomethane to grid, Ofgem, gas distribution network, RHI, spending review, RHI degression, biomethane, biomethane in transport, biomethane injection, DfT, DECC, sustainability criteria, ENA, will bushby, Matt Hindle, Ollie More, consultation

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ADBA’s “who’s who” guide to key government ministers

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As Matt wrote earlier this week, after months of predictions of a hung parliament and instability, we instead have a single party government. David Cameron’s decision to appoint two reputable modernisers to the Department of Energy & Climate Change – the new Secretary of State, Rt Hon Amber…

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Tags: government, ministers, DCLG, DECC, Defra, DfT, greg clark, andrew jones, patrick mcloughlin, liz truss, lord bourne, andrea leadsome, amber rudd, MP, Parliament, Derek Sivyer

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Members meeting discusses FIT, RHI, Sustainability, Grid Connections & Political Landscape

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ADBA members gathered at the Grand Connaught Rooms in central London on Tuesday for our Members’ Meeting sponsored by Matchtech, with a number of important subjects on the agenda. We are currently awaiting permission to share the presentations, once we have received this we will publish them online, however,…

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Tags: will bushby, ADBA members, members' meeting, membership, anaerobic digestion, policy report, DECC, DfT, DCLG, BIS, Feed-in-Tariff, RHI, sustainability criteria, food waste, food waste operators, crop operators, Ofgem, grid connection, biomethane, biomethane in transport, Chris Huhne, Matt Hindle, Ollie More, Charlotte Morton

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Update on LowCVPs Fuels Working Group

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Earlier took part in the LowCVP’s Fuels Working Group, which brought out some points of interest for members interested in biomethane as a transport fuel:  Following the Prime Minister’s reshuffle Andrew Jones MP was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, part of his…

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Tags: Low CVP, will bushby, DfT, BIS, biomethane, biomethane in transport, Waste, waste collection, bioeconomy, anaerobic digestion, Minister, renewable energy directive

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Fuelling the green gas revolution

Conventional biofuels such as bioethanol and biodiesel currently account for the majority of biofuels supplied and used in the United Kingdom. Under existing policies, however, the UK is currently some way off being able to meet the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) 10 per cent renewable transport fuel 2020 target. Progress is hampered…

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Tags: greenfleet, editorial, conventional biofuels, bioethanol, biodiesel, biofuels, renewable energy directive, indirect land use change, DfT, biomethane, air pollution, public health england, Chris Huhne, adba national conference 2014, JouleVert, Colin Matthews, vehicles, gas alliance group, tony griffiths, refuelling infrastructure, green gas trading, Labour, EU, house of lords science & technology select committee, food waste, food and drink, Liberal Democrats, zero waste britain act, source segregation, landfill ban

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Biomethane to Grid Working Group Summary

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ADBA's Biomethane to Grid Working Group met in London on 25 March. The group started with a discussion on "technical issues" including the upcoming CV measurement consultation and propane enrichment. We are still waiting for an update from Ofgem on the CV measurement consultation - although the consultation is being…

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Tags: biomethane to grid working group, Ofgem, gas distribution network, RHI, RHI degression, rhi tariff guarantees, DECC, biomethane, biomethane in transport, biomethane injection, transport energy task force, ricardo aea, DfT, RTFO, will bushby, anaerobic digestion

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New Draft RTFO Amendment

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The draft RTFO (Amendment) Order 2015 was laid before Parliament on 14 January and can be found by clicking here. The key features of the amendment are as follows: The definition of "notional volume" has been amended so that, where the volume includes a fraction of a litre, it is to be…

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Tags: RTFO, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane, DfT, will bushby

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Members’ views needed to direct future transport policy

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As per my previous blog in December, the DfT has set up several working groups in an attempt to identify options for meeting the RED renewable transport fuel target for 2020 and looking beyond to 2030. The working groups are due to report back to the high level group in February, in…

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Tags: DfT, biomethane in transport, RTFO, sustainability, biofuels, low carbon fuel, HGV, GHG emissions, will bushby, transport energy task force

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DfT study into biomethane for transport

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On Wednesday I attended a workshop on a study the DfT has commissioned to see what potential exists to increase the use of biomethane as a road transport fuel by 2020. The study follows on from work which the DfT commissioned to complete last year looking at the use of waste…

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Transport Energy Task Force - Help us direct future DfT policy

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To help the current and future Government identify options for meeting the RED renewable transport fuel target for 2020 and looking beyond to 2030 the DfT has set up the Transport Energy Task Force. The Task Force is organised into a high-level group and five working groups, of which ADBA are taking…

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Tags: DfT, biomethane in transport, RTFO, sustainability, biofuels, low carbon fuel, HGV, GHG emissions, will bushby, transport energy task force

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Government response to consultation on amendments to the RTFO

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Earlier this year the Department for Transport published a consultation seeking views on a number of changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO). Today it launched the Government's response, which can be found by clicking here. Following the consultation the Department is now preparing to bring forward legislation…

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Tags: RTFO, DfT, will bushby, consultation, low carbon fuel

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RTFO consultation provides possible boost for biomethane

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Further to a recent call for evidence on advanced fuels, the Department for Transport has today published a consultation seeking views on a number of changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO). Among other things, this includes a proposal to support gaseous fuels on the basis of their energy…

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Tags: biomethane, Department for Transport, DfT, gas vehicles, Matt Hindle, transport

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