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New guidance coming for alternative fuel infrastructure

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Last October, DfT consulted on the transposition of European Commission Directive 2014/94/EC which relates to Alternative Fuel Infrastructure. The Directive is designed to deliver a build-up of alternative fuels infrastructure that is compliant with common technical standards, so as to facilitate a faster transition to cleaner transport and support…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, DfT, OLEV, alternative fuels infrastructure, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, thom koller

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Funding opportunities: Agri-Tech and OLEV

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles and the government’s Agri-Tech programme both have funding opportunities available which could be suitable for AD developers and operators. Details can be found below. Agri-Tech The aim of the competition is to increase the pace and uptake of agricultural innovation by farmers…

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Tags: emma thomas, r&d funding, r&i, funding, innovation, research, OLEV, agri-tech

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New R&I Funding Available

Niche Vehicle Network new research and development funding available. There is to be a total of £2,300,000 available for collaborative low carbon vehicle technology development and demonstration projects.   Sponsored by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), Innovate UK and the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), the competitions are…

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Tags: r&i funding, r&d funding, r&i, funding, innovate uk, nvn, OLEV, emma thomas, competition

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ADBA members urge DfT to look to gas/biomethane to address air quality

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Attendees at our recent Transport Working Group meeting urged the Department for Transport (DfT) to extend their focus beyond simply CO2 savings when assessing the benefits of different vehicle sectors, in the context of the recent Public Health report which demonstrated that long term exposure to air pollution was responsible…

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Tags: air pollution, biomethane in transport, Department for Transport, DfT, gas buses, Jordan Marshall, OLEV, RTFO

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Transport Working Group preview: 14 January

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As well as a discussion on the Department for Transport’s (DfT) strategy to support the use of biomethane and gas in HGVs, Tuesday’s Transport Working Group meeting in London will also consider the full range of funding opportunities available to biomethane and gas vehicles and refuelling infrastructure. With…

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Tags: Autumn Statement, biomethane vehicles, DfT, fuel duty differential, gas strategy, gas vehicles, Jordan Marshall, OLEV

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