What are the outputs from anaerobic digestion?

Anaerobic digestion (AD) plants are built to produce renewable energy, which is either used as biogas to power a combined heat and power (CHP) engine or upgraded to biomethane, to be used in domestic boilers. They also produce digestate biofertiliser and carbon dioxide (CO2). These outputs can all be used, either domestically or in industry, … Read more

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The potential of biogas to decarbonise Northern Ireland’s gas grid

By Aine Anderson, Climate Change Thought Leadership Award winner (PhD category) 2022 According to the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), Northern Ireland (NI) has the potential to produce up to 580 million cubic metres of biomethane annually. Recent analysis of feedstock mapping supports even higher biomethane potential values from manure and underutilised … Read more

Aine Anderson receiving her award

Delivering net zero through a carbon free gas grid

By Katie Harrison The UK’s target to reach net zero carbon by 2050 will require an overhaul of current systems, including the UK gas network, which currently relies predominantly on fossil fuels. The transition to a carbon free gas grid will require increased biomethane production and the introduction of hydrogen – both of which are … Read more

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Five ways anaerobic digestion supports the environment

For the UK to reach its target to become net zero by 2050, it’s crucial we increase our investment in climate positive projects. Anaerobic digestion (AD) goes beyond producing renewable energy. It offers many benefits to the environment too – such as disposing of our waste in an environmentally friendly way, producing organic fertiliser to … Read more

Food waste can be used to generate energy

What is ESG and how is this used by businesses?

By Chris Winward The term ESG has been bandied about a lot in recent years, especially following the repercussions of the Covid-19 global pandemic and the increasing urgency to respond to the climate crisis, but is it a new concept and what does it actually mean? Surprisingly, ESG (environmental, social and governance) has been about … Read more

Chris Windward, CEO of Privilege Finance

Building a green gas future powered by waste

By Charlotte Morton With the UK’s energy supply accounting for 21% of annual emissions, it is the second largest emitter of greenhouse gases.[1] We will not meet our net zero obligations without urgently curbing these emissions. Green gas is the renewable fuel that can put our net zero responsibilities back on track by decarbonising our … Read more

Privilege Finance expands services as CEO appointed

Privilege Finance, the specialist renewable energy funder, has appointed Chris Winward as chief executive officer (CEO). This coincides with the announcement of two new business streams – advisory services and anaerobic digestion (AD) project development. Mr Winward explains that funding carbon reduction and mitigation projects is still at the core of the business, but with … Read more

Chris Windward, CEO of Privilege Finance

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Privilege Finance Reacts to the Labour Party Abandonment of £28 Billion Green Investment Pledge

Privilege Finance, a specialist in anaerobic digestion (AD) and green energy funding, has responded to Labour's decision to abandon its £28 billion investment plan for green initiatives, marking a significant policy reversal.

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Our stand has been awarded at the World Biogas Expo!

Privilege Finance and Eco Verde Energy (EVE) has been awarded a Net Zero classification at the World Biogas Expo.

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