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Clarity that the fourth carbon budget has been accepted by the Government has been welcomed by the Renewable Energy Association (REA).
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The Government has confirmed that it will aim to meet a legally binding target of reducing emissions by 50 per cent across 2023 to 2027 against 1990 levels.
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The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has welcomed the appointment of Liz Truss as Environment Secretary.
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A new steering committee is to be created by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to coordinate the development and stimulation of a bioeconomy – and waste will form an important part of this.
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The National Audit Office (NAO) has published a report on oversight of three local authority PFI waste contracts by Defra.
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Waste management company B&M has opened its £1 million refuse derived fuel (RDF) facility in Manchester.
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A £13 million anaerobic digestion plant to treat food waste is to be built by Severn Trent Water.
Image for REA fears DECC consultation could damage biomethane injection market
A consultation issued by DECC has raised concerns from the Renewable Energy Association (REA) that it could halt medium and large biomethane to grid anaerobic digestion plants.
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Anaerobic digestion and facilities generating heat from commercial waste are now eligible to receive the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) subsidy.
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The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has welcomed the recently formed Wood Heat Association (WHA) as an affiliate trade association.
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Recovering rare metals from catalysts

UK-based company Tetronics International has been working with Japanese firm Furuya Metal Co to develop a plasma pyrometallurgical facility that will recover platinum group metals from spent catalysts.

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Getting cooler with Sainsbury’s

Supermarket Sainsbury’s is running part of its fleet on biomethane, while also trialling a new natural refrigeration technology on its trucks to reduce emissions

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