Tag: Sustainable Transport

DfT consult on draft guidance for RTFO Order and GHG Regulations

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Following the publication of their response to the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO) on the 14th September, the Department for Transport (Dft) is now seeking views on draft updated guidance for the RTFO Order (Parts 1-3, covering process, carbon and sustainability, and guidance for verifiers) and on a new…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, RTFO, Department for Transport, sustainable transport, biomethane as a transport fuel, emiliano lewis, biomethane

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Applications open for 2018 Ashden Awards

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London-based charity Ashden is seeking entries for its 2018 UK green energy awards. Two of the key areas they are interested in would be suitable for applications relating to AD: Innovation and new approaches to renewable energy generation. Businesses, projects or programmes that have found innovative ways to reduce pollution…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, Awards, renewable energy, sustainable transport, air pollution

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RTFO consultation: last chance to have your say

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DfT is consulting on changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO). The consultation proposes to raise the renewable fuel volume obligation on fuel suppliers from 4.75% to 9.75% by 2020, maintain this trajectory to 2030, and introduce a new 'development fuel' sub target obligation - all of which is intended to stimulate…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives, consultations, DfT, RTFO, rtfo workshop, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, Transport Working Group, thom koller, GHG emissions, sustainable transport

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DfT create new supplier’s obligation to reduce GHG emissions

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Alongside the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) consultation – news of which you can read about here – DfT have also issued a consultation on the Motor Fuel (Road Vehicle and Mobile Machinery) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations. Whereas the RTFO operates to increase the volume of renewable fuels used…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, financial incentives, GHG emissions, consultation, DfT, upstream abatement, sustainable transport

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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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Energy for Future Transport survey

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The LowCVP are conducting a short survey to help inform discussions on The Energy for Future Transport at their annual conference next week. They are seeking to understand the views of experts and informed stakeholders on the vehicles and fuels we are using now and those that we will be…

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Tags: Low CVP, Survey, biomethane, biomethane in transport, low carbon fuel, transport, sustainable transport, air quality, transport fuel, will bushby

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Biomethane as a transport fuel: where is the infrastructure?

Biogas is not just an excellent source of heat and electricity, upgraded to biomethane it also makes an excellent transport fuel. Biomethane has a similar energy content and chemical composition to natural gas and, according to the Carbon Trust, used as a transport fuel offers greater greenhouse gas savings than…

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Tags: ADBA National Conference 2012, biomethane, Carbon Trust, Charlotte Morton, Coca Cola, LowCVP, Mercedes Benz UK, National Conference, RTFO, sustainable transport, transport fuel

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ADBA member Howard Tenens wins major funding boost for green trucks

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE A Howard Tenens’ led consortium has been awarded a total of £1.26 million from the ‘Low Carbon Truck Demonstration Trial’ funded by the Department for Transport and the Technology Strategy Board. This will be a major boost in driving forward Howard Tenens’ sustainable transport strategy. One of…

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Tags: biomethane as a transport fuel, DfT, refuelling infrastructure, sustainable transport, tsb

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