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Exponential increase of biomethane in the national production of sustainable renewable fuels

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Biofuels production is steadily increasing in the UK. During the last Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO)'s complete reporting period (April 2017- April 2018), 1,624 million litres equivalent of renewable fuel were supplied in the country. This accounts for 3% of the total road and non-road mobile machinery fuel use. Considering the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biofuels, biomethane as a transport fuel, renewable energy directive, RTFO, alberto rocamora

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Liquid biomethane project wins government funding

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As part of the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C), which was launched in April 2017 to encourage private sector investment in the development of advanced fuel production facilities in the UK, seven industry-led projects have won a share of £2 million to develop proposals for advanced…

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Tags: future fuels for flight and freight competition, transport, Department for Transport, DfT, jesse norman mp, biofuels, biomethane, liquid biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Schmack Carbotech awarded another contract in Sweden

Biogas from one of the world's largest waste water treatment plants to be purified to natural gas quality Schmack Carbotech is set to provide another gas upgrading plant in Sweden. The plant is based on the principle of pressure swing adsorption (PSA) and will be installed in Henriksdal near…

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Tags: member's press release, Schmack Carbotech, Sweden, natural gas, waste water, pressure swing adsorption, henriksdal, viessmann group, biogas, sewage sludge, vehicles, biomethane, CNG, biofuels, sofielund, Derek Sivyer

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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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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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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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EU Commission biofuels policy u-turn threatens EU leadership in biogas production

INDUSTRY PRESS RELEASE The Commission’s draft proposal on iLUC campaigns irrationally and inconsistently against the EU’s own long-term targets on reducing emissions in the transport sector. In addition to sustainability, the EU should consider social factors. The proposal jeopardises around 40,000 green jobs in the German biogas industry alone.…

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Tags: biofuels, EBA, EU Commission, germany

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