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The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan – Summary and Update

It is easy to forget that, despite the 2010 – 2015 UK Coalition Government’s lack of enthusiasm for green issues, the UK’s world leading CO2 emissions reduction legislation is still in force. It became law in the Climate Change Act 2008, and the high ideals embodied in that Act remain and have been taken forward in the 2012 […]

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Disappointment At UK Government Failure To Re-assess Small to Medium Size Feed-in-Tariff Rates for Small Biogas

The Biogas Feed-in-Tariff is in the news again. The UK’s Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Community has been dealt a blow by the UK Government with its failure to carry out its promised review of the value of the Feed in Tariff (FiT) rating which will soon apply for small to medium sized Anaerobic Digestion Plants. […]

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What is Biogas and its Been Hijacked By Big Business

The term ‘biogas’ is commonly used to refer to a gas which has been produced by the biological breakdown of organic matter in the absence of oxygen. The gases methane, hydrogen and carbon monoxide can be combusted or oxidized with oxygen and the resultant energy release allows biogas to be used as a fuel. In […]

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Recent News & Developments in Biogas Engines

Clarke Energy has the monopoly in online news releases in this market for the last few months, with biogas engines supplied for sites in the UK, and Kenya, as below: In early 2013 Clarke Energy supplied and commissioned a 3 MW biogas engine at Agri-gen’s Rendlesham anaerobic digestion plant at Bentwater Park, Ipswich. This facility digests energy […]

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Biogas GCSE

Did you know that biogas GSCE content is being taught in UK schools?  The rapid assimilation of the concept of biogas as a resource, and in particular the ability of methane to provide renewable fuel, is evidenced by the fact that the United Kingdom GCSE Course in Biology (B3) includes information on biogas and the anaerobic […]

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Funding for On-farm Renewables Not Likely to Encourage UK AD Plants in Any Significant Numbers

UK renewable energy policy continues to be in flux despite the announcements made earlier this summer which were said at the time to be going to give the industry some certainty which would help them to gain funding and to progress their projects. This very much includes the question of subsidy funding for On-farm Anaerobic […]

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