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DfT issues Road to Zero Strategy

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has today launched the Road to Zero Strategy which promises a massive expansion of green infrastructure across the country, reducing emissions from the vehicles already on the UK’s roads, and new measures to drive the uptake of zero emission cars, vans and trucks. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, road to zero, DfT, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, transport energy model, heavy goods vehicles, HGVs, thom koller

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£48 million Ultra-Low Emission Bus (ULEB) Scheme extended to 16 July

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Following requests from a number of applicants to the Ultra Low Emisison Bus (ULEB) Scheme, the Department for Transport has extended the deadline for applications to Monday 16th July 2018. To all interested parties, please see the updated grant funding calculator which corrects an error relating to the maximum distance of…

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

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Cleanest HGVs will pay less to use UK roads

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Department for Transport has today announced a change to the Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) levy for hauliers running cleaner lorries, as part of efforts to improve air quality across the UK. The changes to the levy seek to encourage hauliers to pursue newest lorry models that generate 80% less nitrogen…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, HGVs, air quality, GHG emissions, DfT, thom koller

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ADBA supports DfT plans to bring parity to HGV biomethane market

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Over the last few weeks the Department for Transport has been consulting on measures to incentivise cleaner fuel technologies. The consultation has now closed and you can read our submission here. If implemented this small technical change may not in itself open up the use of biomethane as transport fuel…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, Department for Transport, DfT, weights and dimensions, thom koller, HGVs, buses, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles

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ADBA comment on EC proposals on HGV & LDV emissions, performance and fuel consumption

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Today we submitted our comments on the European Commission (EC) proposals on measures for low and zero-emission vehicles and alternative low-emission fuels. They are to include policies on how to reduce emissions for HGVs and light duty vehicles. Depending on the UK's future relationship with the European Union, these…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, consultation, European Commission, brexit, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, GHG emissions, HGVs, ldvs, food waste operators, crop operators, thom koller

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ADBA set out how to incentivise cleaner fuels for transport

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has issued a consultation on changes to vehicle weights and dimensions to incentivise cleaner fuel technologies. The proposals set out to allow certain vehicles to operate at higher weights to ensure that vehicles with heavier powertrains compared to conventionally-fuelled vehicles such as diesel and…

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Tags: Department for Transport, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable transport fuel obligation, HGVs, biomethane as a transport fuel, consultation, CNG, LNG, biomethane buses, weights and dimensions, thom koller

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New EC low carbon transport strategy: last chance to comment

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The European Commission (EC) is developing proposals on how Member States can achieve the EU’s goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2030, relative to 2005 levels – an important step towards the binding target across the bloc to reduce emissions by 40 per cent by 2030, relative to 1990…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, European Commission, brexit, consultation, GHG emissions, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, HGVs, ldvs, vehicle efficiency, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, thom koller

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EC drives home low carbon transport

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Yesterday the European Commission (EC) published proposals on how Member States are to achieve the EU’s goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2030, relative to 2005 levels – an important step towards the binding target across the bloc to reduce emissions by 40 per cent by 2030, relative…

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Tags: European Commission, biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, GHG emissions, zero emissions, brexit, efficiency, HGVs, RTFO, food waste operators, crop operators

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Biomethane in Transport: help shape DfT assumptions

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Last week I represented ADBA at a workshop held by the DfT on future changes to renewable transport support, as previewed in my blog here.                                                  …

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Tags: DfT, transport, biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, HGVs, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane in transport, Matt Hindle

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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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Green gas industry could quadruple with new RHI budget - ADBA forecast

The £1.15 billion allocation for the RHI budget by 2021, announced during the Chancellor’s Spending Review statement last week, could support the construction of an additional 140 biomethane plants – a fourfold increase on current numbers and with the combined potential to heat almost 500,000 homes. The data, released today…

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Tags: press release, spending review, biomethane, RHI, market report, forecast, carbon abatement, energy security, jobs, DECC, natural gas, indigenous gas, municipal waste, food waste, farming resilience, food production, resource management, HGVs, FIT, waste treatment, fifth carbon budget, committee on climate change, CCC, greenhouse gas emissions, agriculture, fossil fuel emissions, renewable energy, manure, landfill, digestate

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DfT outlines key recommendations to drive HGV gas sector

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Recommendations that will boost the use of gas in heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) were today published [13 Mar] by the Department for Transport (DfT), following approval by the DfT’s Low Emission HGV Task Force working group which ADBA sat on. The recommendations include: Reviewing the case…

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Tags: biomethane, Charlotte Morton, DfT, HGVs, Low emissions HGV task force, RTFO, transport fuel

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DfT push for greater support for biomethane vehicles

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has published a call for evidence on advanced fuels, which pledges to consider greater support for biomethane vehicles. DfT’s call for evidence also requests information on the technical potential and timescales for deployment for biomethane, as well as other fuels such as hydrogen and…

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Tags: biomethane vehicles, DfT, gas strategy, gas vehicles, HGVs, Jordan Marshall, RTFO

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