Tag: Transport

PRESS RELEASE: Biomethane perfectly positioned to meet new renewable fuel targets – ADBA

The UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD) has welcomed the Department for Transport’s (DfT’s) response to its consultation on the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), declaring biomethane to be ‘perfectly positioned’ to meet increased targets for renewable fuels. DfT’s…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RTFO, transport, Department for Transport, renewable fuel, carbon budgets, UK Biomethane & Gas Vehicle Conference

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Puregas Solutions to present at ADBA Biomethane & Gas Vehicle Conference

Historically, diesel cars and trucks have been extremely popular in the UK, in part because they produce less carbon dioxide than petrol vehicles. But in 2012 the World Health Organization (WHO) reclassified diesel pollution as a "definite carcinogen". It can cause lung cancer and breathing difficulties. Last year, a WHO report…

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Tags: member's press release, biomethane, UK Biomethane & Gas Vehicle Conference, transport, air quality, RTFO

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AD features in draft London Environment Strategy

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This week we were delighted to see AD feature in Mayor of London Sadiq Khan's draft London Environment Strategy. The strategy is designed to tackle the most urgent environmental challenges facing London and safeguard its environment over the longer term. This is the first strategy to bring…

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Tags: London, anaerobic digestion, Waste, energy, climate change mitigation, food waste, transport, biomethane

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ADBA conference to examine role of green gas in decarbonising transport

The role of biomethane in fuelling buses and municipal, light-duty and heavy-goods vehicles will be the key theme of the third ADBA Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, taking place on the 28th September 2017 at the Queen’s Hotel, Leeds. Biomethane is a low-carbon, methane-based transport fuel produced…

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Tags: transport, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, RTFO, clean air strategy, Charlotte Morton

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Biomethane must be central to Clean Air Strategy – ADBA

ADBA has called on the Government to make buses and heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) fuelled by clean biomethane central to its Clean Air Strategy. Biomethane is a low-carbon transport fuel produced by anaerobic digestion (AD), a natural process that breaks down organic wastes and purpose-grown crops to create a biogas…

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Tags: biomethane, transport, air quality, Charlotte Morton, Defra, UK Biomethane & Gas Vehicle Conference

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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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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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World Biogas Association to partner with UK AD & Biogas to showcase global biogas industry

With the global biogas market estimated at £1trn and energy security, climate change and the UN Sustainable Development Goals driving the need to rapidly increase the uptake of biogas, the World Biogas Association (WBA) has agreed to partner with the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) to showcase the…

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Tags: world biogas association, UK AD & Biogas, agriculture, sewage treatment, waste management, transport, heat and power, food waste collection, landfill gas, biomethane vehicles, Charlotte Morton, david newman

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RHI - when will the government set out further details?

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Last week I represented ADBA at the Renewable Heat Industry Advisory Group, which meets to work with government on the development of renewable heat policy – and in the past week the policy team has also held one-to-one meetings with officials in the team about the Renewable Heat Incentive. Following…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, biomethane to grid, beis, financial incentives, transport, RHI, rhi consultation, rhi tariffs, Matt Hindle

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Select Committee report demonstrates need for green gas

The Energy and Climate Change Committee have today published a report on 2020 renewable heat and transport targets, which says that  on its current course, the UK will fail to achieve its 2020 renewable energy targets. The committee has drawn particular attention to the important role of biomethane in meeting the…

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Tags: ECC committee, beis, RHI, biomethane, Renewable Heat Incentive, renewable heat target, RTFO, transport, biomethane in transport, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, biogas, 2020 target, Matt Hindle

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ADBA promotes AD for heat and transport in Parliament

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The Energy and Climate Change (ECC) Select Committee is investigating the 2020 targets of a 15% reduction in energy consumption the UK government, with a 12% renewable generation from the heat sector and 10% of transport. Our response comments on the progress made to date, the challenges the UK faces and potential…

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Tags: ECC committee, renewable energy directive, heat, transport, Renewable Energy Targets, European Commission, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane in transport, DECC, DfT, thom koller

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Will the UK meet its 2020 renewable energy targets for heat and transport?

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To meet the 2020 target of a 15% reduction in energy consumption the UK government has proposed that 12% of the heat sector will be from renewable sources and 10% of transport. The Energy and Climate Change Committee is looking into the challenges and potential solutions required to meet these targets. Our response communicates…

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Tags: ECC committee, renewable energy directive, heat, transport, Renewable Energy Targets, European Commission, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane in transport, DECC, DfT, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Purac Puregas announce BioLNG contract

Purac Puregas are delighted to announce the placement of a contract to supply a CApure CA70 Biogas Upgrading Plant to Finnish energy solutions provider Wärtsilä. The plant which will upgrade up to 3,000Nm3/h of raw biogas will be part of the largest biogas liquefaction plant in…

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Tags: member's press release, Purac Puregas, capure ca70, biogas upgrading, finland, wärtsilä, liquefaction plant, transport, green gas, biomethane, norway, skogn, fishery waste, liquid biogas, sox, co2, environmental impact, vehicles, biolng, Derek Sivyer

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ECCC inquiry: is the UK on track to meet 2020 renewable energy targets for heat and transport?

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The Energy and Climate Change Committee has launched an inquiry into the challenges and potential solutions required to meet the UK’s 2020 renewable energy targets for heat and transport. You can read the terms of reference here.  To meet the 2020 target of a 15% reduction in energy consumption the…

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Tags: renewable energy directive, ECC committee, heat, transport, Renewable Energy Targets, inquiry, food waste operators, crop operators, European Commission

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Biomethane in EU transport policy beyond 2020

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Later this year the European Commission (EC) will review its sustainability policy and update the Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC), with implications for policies to support biomethane in transport.  This is part of the European Union’s general decarbonisation strategy. For the comprehensive review the Directorate-General for Energy of…

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Tags: biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, food waste, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane as a transport fuel, transport, Department for Transport, European Commission

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