Tag: Biomethane Injection

Biomethane plants in the UK - a market overview

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Many AD plants in the UK have decided to go down the biomethane route, with 85+ of them currently operational in the UK. To allow AD plants to inject gas into the grid, the biogas produced must first be upgraded to biomethane by removing the CO2 from the gas. (For up-to-date…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, Biomethane upgrading, biomethane injection, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane to grid, biomethane in transport, emiliano lewis

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New RHI consultation: proposals on eligible heat use and biomethane injection

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BEIS has today released a new RHI consultation which deals with a number of cross cutting scheme issues, including: eligible heat uses; very large plant; multiple installations; and, rules relating to registering biomethane plants. You can access the consultation document here. This consultation follows the commitment made in the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, RHI, consultation, eligible heat, biomethane injection, rhi tariff guarantees, thom koller

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Creating a biomethane market – what are your views?

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The European Biogas Association (EBA) is conducting a survey to assess whether existing and potential biomethane consumers would be prepared to pay a premium over natural gas supplies, due to biomethane's renewable, sustainable, and environment friendly credentials. To this end the EBA needs to understand the present level of…

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Tags: european biogas association, Survey, European Union, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, thom koller, biomethane in transport, biomethane injection, biomethane to grid, district heat, local authorities, CHP, food waste operators, crop operators

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RHI application form problems: Ofgem response

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Members have reported problems with the online RHI application form. The issues concern Question HC100 in the RHI application form, ‘Was the installation (including all plants comprising the installation) new at the time of completion and first commissioning?’ Although there is no requirement for biomethane equipment to be…

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Tags: RHI, Ofgem, rhi application form, statutory regulations, biomethane, biomethane injection, crop operators, food waste operators

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Biomethane to Grid Working Group Summary

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ADBA's Biomethane to Grid Working Group met in London on 8 June. With work underway towards the new government's spending review, the future of the RHI topped the agenda this meeting. We started by discussing the upcoming 5% biomethane degression and moved onto a paper that ADBA is developing on…

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Tags: biomethane to grid working group, biomethane to grid, Ofgem, gas distribution network, RHI, spending review, RHI degression, biomethane, biomethane in transport, biomethane injection, DfT, DECC, sustainability criteria, ENA, will bushby, Matt Hindle, Ollie More, consultation

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Biomethane to Grid Working Group Summary

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ADBA's Biomethane to Grid Working Group met in London on 25 March. The group started with a discussion on "technical issues" including the upcoming CV measurement consultation and propane enrichment. We are still waiting for an update from Ofgem on the CV measurement consultation - although the consultation is being…

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Tags: biomethane to grid working group, Ofgem, gas distribution network, RHI, RHI degression, rhi tariff guarantees, DECC, biomethane, biomethane in transport, biomethane injection, transport energy task force, ricardo aea, DfT, RTFO, will bushby, anaerobic digestion

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Biomethane regulation develops

Today I attended an Energy Networks Association Biomethane Working Group meeting, which is a group we met up with the Energy Networks Association to bring together the gas distribution networks, ourselves and the REA and to work on making regulation for biomethane operators less burdensome and costly. Ofgem gave an…

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Tags: biomethane, biomethane campaign, biomethane injection, biomethane to grid

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Draft standards on biomethane injection & biogas pipelines under consultation

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Those with an interest in biomethane injection and design of AD plants will be keen to closely analyse the two draft standards on biomethane injection and biogas pipelines that have been published for consultation by the Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers. The draft standard on biomethane injection (TD/16) covers…

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Tags: biomethane injection, biomethane QP, biomethane to grid, IGEM

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