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

Capturing Carbon in Anaerobic Digestion

By Chris Negus, Business Development Manager at Privilege Finance In anaerobic digestion (AD), waste materials such as food waste, can be processed to generate energy, enabling a circular system in which waste is diverted from landfill to power or heat homes, or be used in transport. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) and utilisation (CCU) technology … Read more

AD could provide stop-gap for farm waste surplus

Leaders of the anaerobic digestion (AD) sector have praised WRAP’s research into levels of waste in the agricultural supply chain and are optimistic about the role AD could play as a short and medium-term solution to managing this. Phil Gerrard, CEO of specialist energy from waste funder, Privilege Finance, says that although cutting down waste … Read more

An on-farm AD plant

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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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

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Interseasonal energy storage can enable decarbonisation of the UK by storing excess energy produced by renewables, so it is ready for when demand is higher.

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