Biogas News for 2010

An archive of Biogas News

  • Defra Anaerobic Digestion Strategy Stakeholder Meeting - 16th December 2010

    The Defra Anaerobic Digestion Strategy Stakeholder meeting was held by Defra and DECC on 16th December.  The first meeting of the Steering Group is 6th January...

    Posted: 16 December, 2010

  • AD Action Plan announced

    It is very encouraging that Coalition government has re-affirmed its commitment to AD and that there is clear plan to address the remaining barriers to AD...

    Posted: 1 December, 2010

  • New Report on Synthetic Natural Gas

    In response to the report on synthetic natural gas, produced from renewable energy sources, referenced below:- Gaynor Hartnell, Chief Executive of the REA said "The UK has one of the most extensive gas networks in the world, and the process of decarbonising it has already started...

    Posted: 18 November, 2010

  • AD Action Plan

    Defra called a meeting about the AD Action Plan at short notice on 5th November. The meeting was chaired by Defra and included officials from DECC. John Baldwin & David Collins were invited for REA Biogas together with ADBA...

    Posted: 5 November, 2010

  • 4 Major New AD Developments open in 2 weeks

    Biomethane injection projects opened at Thames Water, Didcot, on 5th October followed by Adnams Brewery at Southwold on 8th October, a real milestone for the AD industry and especially pioneering since the RHI had yet to be confirmed...

    Posted: 24 October, 2010

  • Government commits to Renewable Heat Incentive including biomethane to grid

    George Osborne confirmed on 20th October that the RHI has survived the Comprehensive Spending Review. We’re still seeking confirmation on the details, but the budget allotted to 2014 is (£860million) seems in line with expectations...

    Posted: 20 October, 2010

  • REA & FOE Renewable Heat Inventive Event attracts 50 MPs

    Around 50 MPs from all parties left their offices for College Green to show their support for renewable heat and biomethane injection at an event organised by the Renewable Energy Association and Friends of the Earth...

    Posted: 12 October, 2010

  • Green Gas Certification Scheme

    As the second green gas scheme gets off the ground the REA has responded to industry’s demand for a certification system.   The UK now has two plants producing renewable gas for injection into the network...

    Posted: 10 October, 2010