Tag: Carbon Budgets

PRESS RELEASE: CCC chief to set out role of AD in meeting Carbon Budgets

Lord Deben to address the ADBA National Conference on 7 December Deben has described AD as ‘essential weapon’ in war on climate change AD can help to decarbonise heat, power, transport, farming, and waste Former Environment Secretary and Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) Lord Deben will…

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Tags: ADBA National Conference, commitee on climate change, carbon budgets, anaerobic digestion

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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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Financing your plant with the RHI and RTFO

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The Climate Change Act has established a target for the UK to reduce emissions by at least 80% by 2050, relative to 1990 levels. Towards this obligaiton significant progress has been made in decarbonising electricity, but little progress has been made so far in heat and transport sectors. As the below diagram illustrates …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, RTFO, renewable financial incentives, rtfcs, Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, committee on climate change, carbon budgets, 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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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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Caroline Flint MP sets out four-point plan for UK’s green gas future

Former Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Caroline Flint MP has set out her four-point plan for the UK to realise the potential for green gas. Speaking at the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association’s National Conference in Westminster yesterday [8 December], Ms Flint said that more…

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Tags: adba national conference 2016, green gas, food waste, Charlotte Morton, carbon budgets, emissions reduction plan, industrial strategy, chris noyce

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UK National Infrastructure Assessment call for evidence launched

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The National Infrastructure Commission is seeking views on the development of a National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA) of the UK's long-term needs over a 30-year time horizon. The Commission provides government with impartial, expert advice on major long-term infrastructure challenges. The NIA will cover a broad range of topics, many…

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Tags: consultation, national infrastructure commission, national infrastructure assessment, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, digestate, food waste, renewable energy, decarbonisation, carbon budgets, wastewater, Sewerage treatment, solid waste, heat, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, thom koller

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Committee on Climate Change petitions government to re-assess UK low-carbon policy

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In an open letter to the Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, the Chair of the government’s advisory body, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), has urged the Minister to clarify current low-carbon policy direction after the recent spate of damaging…

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Tags: blog, amber rudd, DECC, committee on climate change, low-carbon policy, government, lord deben, carbon budgets, Derek Sivyer

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