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Update on the EU’s Clean Energy Package

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The EU is revising its energy legislation for the 2020-30 period. The changes look to modernise the EU’s energy system, integrate renewables more fully, support the decentralisation of energy production and give greater roles to consumers. Although the UK is leaving the EU some of these proposals may…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, European Commission, European Parliament, European Union, european council, eu ets, clean mobility package, renewable energy directive, red ii, thom koller

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Key messages from Committee on Climate Change’s latest progress report

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The Committee on Climate Change's (CCC) lastest progress report warns that the UK is in danger of not meeting the fifth carbon budget, which requires a 57% reduction in GHG emissions by 2028-32, relative to 1990 levels. According to the report three-quarters of the emissions decline from 2012 to 2016 has…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, beis, claire perry mp, clean growth plan, emissions reduction plan, committee on climate change, eu ets, Green Alliance, chaitanya kumar, thom koller

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Scottish Government propose new Climate Change Bill

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The Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 set world-leading greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets, including a target to reduce emissions by 80% by 2050. The Scottish Government is now consultating on the introduction of a new Climate Change Bill with even more ambitious targets. Proposals include: Setting targets based on actual emissions; Increasing the 2050…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Scottish Government, consultation, committee on climate change, carbon emissions, eu ets, thom koller

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EU ETS consultation - ADBA’s response submitted

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We have now submitted our response to the European Council’s call for evidence on changes to the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS). The ETS was the first large greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme in the world, and remains the biggest – it was launched in 2005 to combat climate…

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Tags: European Commission, Europe, emissions, eu emission trading system, eu ets, consultation, will bushby, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane

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Consultation deadlines

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Over the last few weeks I have blogged asking for help on several different consultations, we are fast approaching several of these deadlines so I thought it might be useful to consolidate all my requests into one small blog. Below are a list of the consulations with the views we…

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Tags: RHI, finance, Finance Forum, consultation, DECC, EA, land spreading, digestate, Environment Agency, European Commission, Europe, emissions, eu emission trading system, eu ets, will bushby, crop operators, workshop

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Changes to the EU Emission Trading System - We need your views

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The European Commission (EC) has launched a consultation on the revision of the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS) Directive for the period after 2020. The EU ETS is the first and biggest international system for trading greenhouse gas emission allowances.  The consultation focuses on several issues regarding the implementation…

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Tags: European Commission, Europe, emissions, eu emission trading system, eu ets, consultation, will bushby

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