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

Gas Goes Green programme

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

What the sixth IPCC assessment on climate change means for the AD industry

Unless we rapidly cut emissions to net-zero, global temperatures will continue to rise, is the headline from the sixth IPCC assessment on climate change, which was released in August 2021. In response, the World Biogas Association (WBA) is urging policy makers to recognise that anaerobic digestion (AD) technology provides an immediate solution to rapidly reduce … Read more

Net zero in farming – is it achievable?

Last month, climate was a key focus at the NFU Conference 2020, which included a session on ‘Climate change, the challenge of our time’. At the session, the NFU launched the ‘Net zero: Farm status indicator’, a new carbon footprinting tool, which offers a practical guide for reducing greenhouse gas emissions on farms. The NFU … Read more

Anaerobic digestion plant

Election brings certainty: But what next for renewable energy?

The Conservative’s election win has brought an increased level of certainty in that the UK is now expected to leave the EU by 31 January 2020. But what does this mean for the future of renewable energy in the UK? Chris Winward, commercial director at specialist energy from waste funder Privilege Finance, highlights that there … Read more

Chris Winward

Renewable energy from waste manifesto launched

Specialist funding provider Privilege Finance has launched a manifesto for renewable energy from waste, to outline their vision for shaping a future that sees the UK being energy self-sufficient and sending zero food waste to landfill. Chris Winward, commercial director at Privilege, explains that with the planet facing a climate emergency, now is the time … Read more

Wardley Biogas AD plant, an arial view

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What is interseasonal energy storage and how can it increase renewable usage

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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