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The CCC calls on the Government to support sustainable bioenergy and prioritise biomethane-to-grid

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Today, the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC’s) has issued two new reports, one on land use and another on biomass. To read ADBA’s reaction to the reports, click here. Biomass in a low-carbon economy is a comprehensive workpiece on current biomass energy generation in…

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ADBA made the case for biomethane in the 4th Freight in the City Expo

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ADBA’s attended the 4th Freight in the City Expo, hosted on 6th November 2018 at Alexandra Palace, London. This event gathers together freight manufacturers and operators with a focus on urban freight solutions and related appliances. EVs and gas-powered vehicles were the winners at the exhibition area, showing the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, heavy transport, sustainable transport, transport, ultra low emission trucks, alberto rocamora

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Transport & Environment analyses the potential of biomethane for transport sector

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The European federation of NGOs promoting a sustainable transport policy, Transport & Environment (T&E). published last month a study summarising previous papers about the consequences of a switch from fuel to gas-powered vehicles and vessels and in particular the potential of biomethane. The paper places UK as the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, sustainable transport, iLUC, alberto rocamora

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Biomethane in the Future Energy Scenarios for 2019

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Earlier today I attended a National Grid workshop to help shape the Future Energy Scenarios for 2019. The Future Energy Scenarios (FES) is an annual publication by National Grid SystemOperator as part of our suite of ‘Future of Energy’ publications. We produce FES each year to identify a…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, national grid, future energy scenarios, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, decarbonisation, riio-2, paris agreement, thom koller

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Voluntary 15% emissions reduction for HGV sector to boost biomethane

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The Department for Transport's Road to Zero Strategy, released earlier in the year, set out four actions that could further stimulate the biomethane as a transport fuel market. Here's an update of progress to date. The four actions are: Introducing a new voluntary industry-supported commitment to reduce HGV…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, ultra low emission buses, ultra low emission trucks, left, freight portal, road to zero, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, Department for Transport, thom koller

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DfT expecting a role for biofuels in decarbonising HGVs for years to come

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In preparation for leaving the European Union in March next year the Department for Transport confirmed last week that a Statutory Instrument (SI) will be laid before Parliament in the coming weeks to make some minor alterations to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO). The changes remove the duty on…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, brexit, DfT, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, uk motor fuel ghg reporting regs, renewable transport fuel obligation, thom koller

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Green with envy for new number plates for clean vehicles

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The Department for Transport will soon launch a consultation to ask for views on how to promote awareness of ultra-low emission vehicles such as those fuelled with biomethane. You can find further details about this here. Clean cars, vans, and taxis could be equipped with green number plates under new…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, DfT, Department for Transport, consultation, road to zero, zero emissions, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, thom koller

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Retaining the fuel duty differential at Budget 2018

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Earlier today I attended a meeting of the Natural Gas Vehicle Network (NGVN), of which ADBA is a member. Ahead of Budget 2018, one of the immediate tasks of the NGVN is to make the case to HM Treasury to retain the fuel duty differential. Maintaining the duty differential is important…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RTFO, renewable transport fuel obligation, DfT, fuel duty differential, road to zero, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, ngvn, ngvaeurope, thom koller

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UK transport policy ready for REDII

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As we have discussed in previous blogs the recast Renewable Energy Directive (REDII) has been provisionally agreed following the triologue negotiations between the different European Union institutions. For our overview of the incoming changes you can click here.   Key elements of the provisional agreement The provisions of the new…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, transport, Department for Transport, redii, renewable energy directive, renewable transport fuel obligation, RTFO, thom koller

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Biomethane and HM Treasury’s fuel duty differential

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Following the publication by the Department for Transport of the Road to Zero Strategy, government is now underway on a follow-up piece of work on natural gas and biomethane as vehicle fuels. Additional work is required to meet the Strategy's aim of reducing HGV greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2025. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, HM Treasury, Department for Transport, road to zero, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, thom koller

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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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Still a week to apply to the £48 million Ultra-Low Emission Bus (ULEB) Scheme

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The Department for Transport is inviting applications to its Ultra Low Emisison Bus (ULEB) Scheme, with the deadline for applications extended to Monday 16th July 2018. ULEB is intended to be a more ambitious scheme, with qualifying buses producing at least 30% less GHG emissions than a conventional Euro VI bus and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, uleb, LowCVP, Department for Transport, 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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Liquid biomethane project wins government funding

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As part of the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C), which was launched in April 2017 to encourage private sector investment in the development of advanced fuel production facilities in the UK, seven industry-led projects have won a share of £2 million to develop proposals for advanced…

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Tags: future fuels for flight and freight competition, transport, Department for Transport, DfT, jesse norman mp, biofuels, biomethane, liquid biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, thom koller

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Biomethane for transport market shifts up a gear

There have been encouraging signs for the biomethane transport sector in recent months and investment interest in the sector is growing. In the UK, the Renewable Transport Fuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations 2018 came into force on 15th April 2018, extending the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) to 2032, raising the percentage…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, DfT, Department for Transport, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, renewable transport fuel obligation, RTFO, thom koller

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