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Transport Working Group update

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ADBA’s Transport Working Group met earlier this week. The meeting began with a welcome from the Group’s Chair Andrew Whittles, Director of Low Emission Strategies. Andrew provided an update on the latest developments in respect of municipal vehicles and biomethane fuelled buses. With air quality firmly…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, DfT, future fuels for flight and freight competition, RTFO, consultation, RED, renewable energy directive, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, Transport Working Group, thom koller

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EC release proposals for new Renewable Energy Directive (RED)

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The European Commission (EC) has released its 2016 Winter Package, which includes a proposal for the new Renewable Energy Directive (RED). The title of the package is ‘Clean Energy For All Europeans’ and proposals focus on three main goals: putting energy efficiency first, achieving global leadership in renewable…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, European Commission, RED, red ii, sustainability, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, renewable energy, thom koller

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EU28 on course for 420TWh biogas by 2030

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The European Commission is conducting a ‘Technical Assessment study for biogas optimal use post 2020’, with eclareon, Wageningen UR and CE Delft undertaking research and analysis into how biogas is used across the EU currently and how it could be used in the future, for electricity, heat or transport.…

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Tags: European Commission, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, deployment, renewable financial incentives, biogas to electricity, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane to grid, thom koller, RED, bioenergy sustainability

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What do you want from the EU’s new Renewable Energy Directive?

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The Renewable Energy Directive (RED) is one of most important European Directives for the AD and bioresources industry and for the renewable energy sector more generally. It provides the framework for Europe’s decarbonisation efforts, including our renewable incentive schemes. The current RED (2009/28/EC) is valid only until 2020 and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, digestate, European Commission, renewable energy directive, RED, consultation, renewable energy, biomethane, biogas, biomethane as a transport fuel

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ADBA to attend transport meeting next week

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Next week I will be representing ADBA members in a workshop hosted by the Department for Transport, looking at their models and assumptions for renewable transport fuels. You can see the department’s initial thoughts by downloading a slide pack here. Those of you who came to our conference…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, biogas, biomethane, DfT, transport, HGVs, RTFO, RED, fqd, Matt Hindle

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Sustainability criteria: future European proposals

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Earlier this week I was in Brussels at a European Biogas Association event on the future of sustainability criteria. Although the development and implementation of criteria for the RO and RHI are of more immediate concern to the UK industry, they are ultimately based on the Renewable Energy Directive (RED)…

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Tags: EBA, Europe, European Commission, Matt Hindle, RED, renewable financial incentives, RHI, RO, sustainability, sustainability criteria

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Leak provides insight on possible future sustainability criteria

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Leaked European Commission proposals have shed light on the possible future of bioenergy policy and sustainability criteria for AD. The internal proposal from the Directorate General for Energy is a draft for discussion within the Commission, so is still subject to change. You can view it here. The document aims…

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Tags: bioenergy, biomethane, EBA, farming, financial incentives, FIT, greenhouse gas emissions, Matt Hindle, purpose grown crops, RED, RHI, RO, sustainability criteria

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