Energy from waste prize fund launched

A new £2,500 prize fund aimed at attracting new talent into the anaerobic digestion (AD) and energy from waste (EfW) industries has been launched at the RWM exhibition this week. The Energy from Waste Innovation Fund is open to undergraduate and postgraduate university students in the UK completing a dissertation related to energy from waste … Read more

Food waste management gets greener

A new anaerobic digestion and depackaging plant will process 70,000 tonnes of food waste collected from restaurants, food manufacturers and processors in the North East, significantly reducing miles travelled by the region’s waste. The plant will generate 600m3/hr of green gas to be injected into the national grid, enough to heat 1,950 homes. Located in … Read more

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Finance Team vacancy

Our busy Finance Team has a vacancy for a Financial Accountant. If you think you are the right person to join Privilege in this role please send your CV to careers@privilege.finance

Energy from waste: sustainable business with fast-growing investment

Creating facilities that turn waste products into energy is a burgeoning industry, thanks to an innovative UK agrifood sector and strong profitability for the funders backing them Anaerobic digestion (AD), a process that takes waste and through the build-up of bacteria in a closed system creates biogas, has demonstrable success as a green source of … Read more

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Ban on biodegradable waste entering landfill welcomed

With the government’s Committee on Climate Change recommending a ban on biodegradable waste entering landfill by 2025, landowners and investors are being encouraged to capitalise on anaerobic digestion (AD) to process biodegradable waste. The Committee’s latest report, ‘Net Zero – The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming’, outlines that in order to reach net-zero emissions … Read more

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New food waste plan offers renewable energy opportunities in Scotland

Farmers and landowners in Scotland are being encouraged to capitalise on new plans, unveiled by the Scottish Government and Zero Waste Scotland which will ensure unavoidable household food waste is recycled, by investing in Anaerobic Digestion (AD). The new Food Waste Reduction Action Plan (FWRAP), includes measures to ensure that households with access to food … Read more

We are on the REA Awards shortlist!

Privilege Finance are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Financial Leadership Award in this years British Renewable Energy Awards. The award will be given for a financial product that has accelerated the deployment of renewables in the UK. The awards will be held on the 11th June in London. @REAssociation 

Food waste opportunities for the fresh produce sector

Chris Negus, Business Development Manager, Privilege Finance The UK food and drink sector produces 10 million tonnes of food waste every year1. The majority of this is currently filling limited landfill space, but what are the opportunities for food waste being used in ‘green’ energy production? An increasing number of food producers and retailers are … Read more

Recognising excellence in anaerobic digestion

Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), outlines the benefits of the Anaerobic Digestion Certification Scheme for AD plant operators, regulators, funders, and the wider public. In December 2017, ADBA was delighted to officially launch the Anaerobic Digestion Certification Scheme (ADCS), a voluntary certification scheme created specifically for anaerobic digestion … Read more

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Financial Times letter to editor in response to: “Can farmers achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050?”

It is widely recognised that British farmers are some of the most innovative in the world. Having provided over £300m of funding for energy from waste projects and worked with the agricultural sector over 15-years, Privilege Finance can contest that many farmers have, in fact, been contributing for some time.

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