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Still a week to apply to the £48 million Ultra-Low Emission Bus (ULEB) Scheme

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The Department for Transport is inviting applications to its Ultra Low Emisison Bus (ULEB) Scheme, with the deadline for applications extended to Monday 16th July 2018. ULEB is intended to be a more ambitious scheme, with qualifying buses producing at least 30% less GHG emissions than a conventional Euro VI bus and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, uleb, LowCVP, Department for Transport, thom koller

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Biomethane excluded from £48 million fund for cleaner, greener buses

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Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani MP has today announced a new Ultra-Low Emission Bus (ULEB) Scheme aimed at cutting emissions and ensuring cleaner and greener journeys. With the transport sector now the largest sector in terms of emissions this funding is welcomed. The funding will allow local authorities…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, DfT, OLEV, LowCVP, RTFO, bsog, renewable transport fuel obligation, uleb, leb, bus funding, refuelling infrastructure, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, thom koller

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Revving up biomethane for transport

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Last week I attended LowCVP’s Fuel Working Group to discuss biomethane for transport. The decarbonisation of the transport sector is progressing at a very slow pace, underscoring the big opportunities for biomethane. There were several presentations and discussions of interest to members: DfT on the upcoming consultation for…

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Tags: Transport Working Group, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, RTFO, DfT, Department for Transport, LowCVP, HGV, biofrontiers, biomethane, advanced biofuel, European Commission, iLUC, 7% cap

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LowCVP annual conference – “The Energy For Future Transport”

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On Wednesday I attended the LowCVP’s annual conference on “The Energy For Future Transport”. The conference focused on future fuels for transport and the infrastructure required to support them, particularly in the city environment. Timed to take place in the week leading up to Britain&rsquo…

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Tags: LowCVP, biomethane, biomethane in transport, low carbon fuel, transport, sustainable transport, air quality, transport fuel, will bushby, DfT, andrew jones, transport energy task force

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“Fuelling Britain’s Future” — report launch

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On Monday I attended a seminar hosted by LowCVP to discuss the findings of a report commissioned by the European Climate Foundation entitled "Fuelling Britain's Future". The report assesses the economic costs and benefits of decarbonising passenger cars and vans in the UK. The report finds that low-carbon technologies…

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Tags: will bushby, LowCVP, transport energy task force, low carbon fuel, biogas, anaerobic digestion, biomethane

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What industry leaders want to hear from Lord de Mauley

Lord de Mauley, Defra Minister for Resource Management, will be speaking at the UK’s largest dedicated anaerobic digestion and biogas trade show UK AD & Biogas 2013, 3-4 July, NEC Birmingham, on ‘Realising environmental benefits from managing food waste’ (2pm, 3 July, conference theatre*). We have asked industry leaders what they…

Posted in: ADBA News, Industry News, Members' press release, News for Members, Policy updates, R&D Updates

Tags: Aqua Enviro, Charlotte Morton, Clearfleau, Evergreen Gas, Imtech, LowCVP, Sita, Tamar Energy, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013, Wrap

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Biomethane as a transport fuel: where is the infrastructure?

Biogas is not just an excellent source of heat and electricity, upgraded to biomethane it also makes an excellent transport fuel. Biomethane has a similar energy content and chemical composition to natural gas and, according to the Carbon Trust, used as a transport fuel offers greater greenhouse gas savings than…

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Tags: ADBA National Conference 2012, biomethane, Carbon Trust, Charlotte Morton, Coca Cola, LowCVP, Mercedes Benz UK, National Conference, RTFO, sustainable transport, transport fuel

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