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EU agreement to reduce new trucks emissions by 30% in 2030

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A provisional agreement between the European Parliament and Council yesterday restricted new trucks emissions to be 30% lower by 2030 in comparison with 2019 emission levels. This target goes along with an interim reduction of 15% for new trucks by 2025. The 2030 target is scheduled to be reviewed in 2022. To measure the reductions,…

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Biomethane present at the UK Bus Summit

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UK Bus Summit took place on Wednesday 6th February at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London. The event is organised on a yearly basis by Transport Times and during the event this year Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Nusrat Ghani MP, announced an extra 48 million funding to…

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Fuel GHG emissions target start lowering RTFO certificates price

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GHG emissions reduction obligation starting on 2019 The UK Motor Fuel greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction obligation has entered this January in its first phase, aiming to achieve the interim target of 4% (90.34 gCO2e/MJ) reduction through this year in comparison with 2010 values. The final target for 2020 is a reduction of 6% (88.45…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, GHG emissions, ghg, uk motor fuel ghg reporting regs, RTFO, adba introductory guide to the rtfo, rtfo guidance year 11, biomethane as a transport fuel, renewable transport fuels obligation, transport, alberto rocamora

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Clean Air Strategy to tackle ammonia through use of covers and low-emission spreading equipment

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Defra has today publised its Clean Air Strategy following consultation last year. You can read the strategy here or by clicking the below image. The Strategy sets out the comprehensive actions required across all parts of government and society to improve air quality. It retains the …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, Defra, consultation, clean air strategy, air quality, Northern Ireland, michael gove, transport, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, low emission spreading, slurry, digestate, innovation, thom koller

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Transport sector discusses how to continue decarbonising bus services

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Experts, stakeholders and industry have gathered under the Low Carbon Vehicles Partnership (LowCVP) Bus Working Group on 10th of January to discuss relevant updates on policy developments and science for the decarbonisation of bus transport.   Rocketing number of buses using biomethane One of the presentation, delivered by the Transport…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, LowCVP, Scotland, bsog, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, air quality, alberto rocamora

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Exponential increase of biomethane in the national production of sustainable renewable fuels

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Biofuels production is steadily increasing in the UK. During the last Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO)'s complete reporting period (April 2017- April 2018), 1,624 million litres equivalent of renewable fuel were supplied in the country. This accounts for 3% of the total road and non-road mobile machinery fuel use. Considering the…

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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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Tags: committee on climate change, CCC, Biomass, biowaste, biomethane as a transport fuel, alberto rocamora

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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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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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