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

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

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

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

People changes for Privilege Finance as business expands

Renewable energy funding provider, Privilege Finance, announces team changes for 2020. As a result of sustained business growth and ambitious targets for 2020 and beyond, Privilege has altered the structure of the business to support the future development of the organisation. As planned, Phil Gerrard has stepped down from his five-year appointment as Chief Executive … Read more

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

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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

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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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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