Tag: Biomethane

New AD Market Report published

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The latest edition of the Anaerobic Digestion Market Report, July 2017, has been published on the ADBA website. If you are a member, you can download it by clicking here or on the picture below: The report's key findings are summarised below: AD now has a capacity of 730 MWe-e,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, 2017 market report, market report, AD market

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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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The Future of Gas

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Launched yesterday in conjunction with the Future Energy Scenarios (see my blog on this here), the Future of Gas progress report explores the role of gas in a low carbon future, from the perspective of National Grid, which operates the UK’s gas transmission network. You can download the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, national grid, future energy scenarios, future of gas, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, thom koller

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National Grid’s 2017 Future Energy Scenarios

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National Grid has today launched their 2017 Future Energy Scenarios (FES). You can access these here. The four scenarios, shown below, are intended to encourage and inform debate, and help drive progress towards a secure, sustainable and affordable energy future. ADBA helped shape the 2017 scenarios and has already begun informing…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, future energy scenarios, national grid, beis, DfT, thom koller, carbon budgets, decarbonisation, paris agreement

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RHI scheme spending update

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released their latest figures on estimated committed RHI expenditure for the next 12 months. The link can be found by clicking here. If you would like to see how the forecast expenditure compares to the expenditure threshold for each RHI tariff,…

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Tags: beis, RHI, biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, consultation, emiliano lewis

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Priorities for UK heat and decarbonisation

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Yesterday I attended an event on the ‘priorities for heat networks in the UK: decarbonisation, innovation and efficiency in cooling’. Dan Osgood, Director of the Heat and Business Energy Directorate at BEIS set the scene. He confirmed that the Government would be releasing a heat plan after the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, renewable financial incentives, heat, decarbonisation, future of heat, beis, Ollie More, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Greening commercial transport: biogas’ potential as HGV fuel

Study for leading British bioenergy company shows that biogas generated from food and beverage process residues offers a low-carbon commercial transport fuel for the future.

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Tags: member's press release, transport, food and drink industry, biomethane

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Geotech to provide early insight for BIOMETHANE 3000 at UK AD & Biogas

Global leader in gas analysis technology Geotech is confirmed to attend the trade show of the year, UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo at the NEC on 5-6 July. The potential global biogas market is estimated at £1trn, and with energy security, climate change and the UN…

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Tags: member's press release, gas analysis technology, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, gas-to-grid injection, biomethane

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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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AD delivering on three fronts – low-carbon heat, electricity and transport

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) publish an annual dataset comparing the output of different sources of renewable energy in the UK. To view the full data set, click here. Though 2016 data is not yet available (due to be published at the end of July), a quick…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, biomethane as a transport fuel, heat, biogas heat

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Biomethane-for-transport fuels excitement at UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017

The contribution that biomethane can make to decarbonising transport and improving air quality around the world will be a central theme of UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo, the global tradeshow for AD and biogas taking place at the NEC in Birmingham on 5-6 July. Biomethane is…

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Tags: uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, biomethane, transport, Charlotte Morton, uk biomethane and gas vehicle conference

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Is low carbon transport policy set to speed past renewable heat?

Following the general election on 8 June, Chris Grayling MP was reappointed as Secretary of State for Transport and John Hayes MP reappointed as Minister of State at DfT. This continuity is important ahead of government word on the RTFO reforms that were consulted on at the start of the year.…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, consultation, DfT, RTFO, Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles

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Clean Growth Plan to arrive in Autumn

Claire Perry MP, the new Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry has announced plans for BEIS to release its long awaited Clean Growth Plan, first expected in 2016. Speaking in Parliament, Perry said: My intention is to publish the Clean Growth Plan when Parliament returns from the summer recess,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, beis, decarbonisation, renewable heat, biomethane as a transport fuel, clean growth plan, thom koller, Climate Change Act, carbon budgets

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Update on the RHI delay

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The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today got in touch to update us on the delays to the implementation of the RHI reforms. Following the general election, Rt Hon Greg Clark MP has been reappointed as Secretary of State for the Department but the formation…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, general election, renewable financial incentives, RHI, rhi implementation delay, thom koller, Renewable Heat Incentive

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London Assembly investigation into waste generation, handling and disposal

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The London Assembly's Environment Committee has launched a call for evidence as part of their investigation into London’s waste generation, handling and disposal. You can download the call for evidence here. Views are welcomed until 28 July 2017. The three main areas of focus are: Waste…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, food waste operators, Mayor of London, london assembly, recycling, Energy from Waste, incineration, Circular Economy, thom koller

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