Tag: Energy

What the Budget means for AD

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Unfortunately, today's Budget contained very little in terms of support for AD. Here are some points that may be of interest:  Energy Sustainable investment in energy – The government will continue to support low-carbon electricity as it becomes more cost-competitive, including through up to £557 million for further…

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Tags: Ollie More, budget 2017, anaerobic digestion, energy, Waste, climate change

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AD features in draft London Environment Strategy

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This week we were delighted to see AD feature in Mayor of London Sadiq Khan's draft London Environment Strategy. The strategy is designed to tackle the most urgent environmental challenges facing London and safeguard its environment over the longer term. This is the first strategy to bring…

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Tags: London, anaerobic digestion, Waste, energy, climate change mitigation, food waste, transport, biomethane

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2017 Spring Budget - What you need to know

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Following the delivery of the 2017 Spring Budget by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond MP, the relevant policy announcements are outlined below. No specific mention was made of Anaerobic Digestion. Energy Carbon pricing "The government remains committed to carbon pricing to help decarbonise the power sector. Currently, UK prices are…

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Tags: emiliano lewis, energy, Waste

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Can biomethane help reduce the UK’s GHG emissions and contribute to the UK’s gas supply?

Image source In the UK, we need to seek viable, alternative methods to accommodate our ever-increasing energy demand. In Hammond and O’Gradys paper, they explore the use of gas in three different scenarios to meet energy demand and reduce carbon emissions to 2050. Since 2004 the UK has been a…

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Tags: biogas, biomethane, gas network, gas, network, energy, future energy supply, emma thomas

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Official figures reflect biogas growth for electricity and heat

New official figures show 40% more renewable electricity was produced from biogas from waste and farms in 2015 compared to 2014. The government’s annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES), published today [28 July], also reflects growth in biomethane to grid with the generation of heat from anaerobic digestion more than doubling. …

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Tags: dbeis, energy, biogas, anaerobic digestion, press release, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton, DUKES, market report, ADBA, biomethane

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The Future of Research & Innovation in the Energy Sector Event

On the 16th June, I attended an event organised by the Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum on "The Future of Research and Innovation in the Energy Sector". The event was held at the Royal Aeronautical Society, London.  The event covered a wide range of topics…

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Tags: emma thomas, r&i, energy, future, events, event

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE - Centrica acquires ENER-G Cogen International Limited

ENER-G Cogen is to become part of Centrica’s newly formed international Distributed Energy and Power (DE&P) business. This is a really exciting moment for ENER-G Cogen as we look towards the future.  Centrica plc has agreed to acquire ENER-G Cogen International Limited (“ENER-G Cogen…

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Tags: member's press release, ener-g cogen, centrica plc, acquisitions, energy

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Amber Rudd backs indigenous gas

Marking a major shift in UK energy policy, the Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, is today expected to unveil plans to prioritise support for indigenous sources of gas, as she announces the phasing out of coal-fired power stations by 2023. As part of the Department of Energy & Climate Change’s …

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Tags: press release, DECC, government, amber rudd, energy, policy, green gas, indigenous gas, coal-fired power, energy security, baseload energy, renewable, food security, farming resilience, hinkley point c, nuclear, RHI, Autumn Statement, ADBA National Conference, FIT, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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London Infrastructure Plan 2050 - ADBA’s response submitted

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The Mayor of London recently asked for views on the capital's first long term infrastructure plan, the consultation aimed to gain views on how London can grow and develop. This could have significant implications for future recycling services and the use of biomethane in vehicles. Following my blog on 24…

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Tags: Mayor of London, Circular Economy, London, sustainability, will bushby, consultation, food waste operators, Waste, energy

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