Come and visit us at the The World Biogas Expo!

We’re delighted to be exhibiting at The World Biogas EXPO 2022, 15-16 June. You will be able to visit us at stand B303 🎉 The World Biogas EXPO will be back in 2022 and it will be LIVE❗️ It’s the world’s leading trade expo dedicated to the anaerobic digestion and biogas industry, providing the latest market … Read more

The Importance of Renewable Energy in the UK

With Boris Johnson’s recent announcement that the UK must cease dependence on Russian oil and gas, the UK must improve its energy security. In order to do this, we must become self-sufficient and develop more energy sources in the UK. Renewable energy plays an important role in making this happen, however, this needs to be … Read more

How insurance unlocks investment in climate solutions

By Rebecca Merry and Carl Gurney, from Marsh Commercial Renewable energy projects can only secure financial investment when as many risk factors as possible have been removed, and insurance is an essential piece of the jigsaw. Insuring anaerobic digestion plants The anaerobic digestion (AD) sector is an especially challenging market for insurance businesses to navigate. … Read more

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

Sustainability is at core of Attleborough’s new green gas supply

Locally collected food waste, coupled with an upgraded anaerobic digestion plant, is creating a sustainable energy solution for businesses and homes in the Norfolk town of Attleborough. Construction work at a Norfolk-based anaerobic digestion (AD) plant will provide households in the south-east town of Attleborough with 10MW of biomethane per hour – enough to supply … Read more

Composting vs anaerobic digestion

By Chris Negus Composting and anaerobic digestion (AD) both take organic material and break it down to produce a biologically valuable substance. Although the technologies use similar inputs to produce similar outputs, there is little direct competition between the sectors. This is because the type of feedstock available determines the most effective way of processing … Read more

Why anaerobic digestion is better than fossil fuels

Anaerobic digestion (AD) produces biogas and digestate fertiliser. Biogas is a mixture of gases which can be upgraded to produce biomethane, the biological equivalent of natural gas fossil fuel. Although biomethane is chemically identical to natural gas, there are several reasons why it is better for the planet. 1. Burning of fossil fuels releases carbon, … Read more

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Privilege support for student award winner

Following on from having her research recognised in the Privilege Finance student award prizegiving earlier this year, Miranda Mirzad has visited Willand Biogas in Devon, to see an operating AD plant first-hand. Winston Reed, a director of the AD plant, led a tour of the site, explaining everything from the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition … Read more

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The Importance of Renewable Energy in the UK

With Boris Johnson’s recent announcement that the UK must cease dependence on Russian oil and gas, the UK must improve its energy security. In order to do this, we must become self-sufficient and develop more energy sources in the UK.

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Come and visit us at the The World Biogas Expo!

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