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A £47.8 million recovered wood gasification plant is to be built in Birmingham after receiving investment from the Green Investment Bank and a consortium of financiers.
Image for Committee on Climate Change concludes there should be no changes to climate change goals
Significant savings could be achieved by acting early to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said.
Image for Green Gas Certification Scheme joins news EU biomethane trading initiative
The UK is being represented in developing the world’s first international green gas trading initiative by the Renewable Energy Association’s REAL Green Gas Certification Scheme (GGCS).
Image for Government provides increased support for renewable heat
Combined heat and power plants, biomass boilers over 1MW, deep geothermal, ground source heat pumps, solar thermal and biogas combustion less than 200kWth will all benefit from extra Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) support.
Image for Strike price for anaerobic digestion rises to £150 in Contracts for Difference scheme
The Government has raised the strike price in its Contracts for Difference scheme to £150/MWh for anaerobic digestion.
Image for APP and National Grid get £1.9 million to turn waste into natural gas
Ofgem’s Gas Network innovation Competition has given Advanced Plasma Power, National Grid and Progressive Energy £1.9 million to turn waste into gas for the grid.
Image for First biogas connection commissioned by National Grid
National Grid has successfully commissioned its first commercial biogas project.
Image for REA calls for positive investment signals from Chancellor’s autumn statement
Chancellor George Osborne should seize the opportunity to boost clean energy investment, according to the Renewable Energy Association (REA).
Image for REA welcomes review of Feed-in Tariff for small scale anaerobic digestion
Energy Minister Greg Barker has confirmed that DECC will launch a review of the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) for small scale anaerobic digestion (AD) in January.
Image for SITA UK signs West London contract after securing Green Investment Bank funding
The £1.4 billion contract between SITA UK and West London Waste Authority has been signed.
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How to bake zero waste bagels

Maple Leaf Bakery has been working with Biffa IWM to not only reduce its waste, but also wipe out waste cost. Famous in the UK for its New York Bakery Co. bagel range, Maple Leaf Foods is a multi-national firm that produces goods such as bread and croissants particularly in its home nation of Canada but also in the Untied States.

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BMW i3 built to close the loop

The new electric car from BMW is a zero emission vehicle that has been manufactured with sustainability at its heart. Launched with great fanfare at the end of July, the BMW i3 is the company’s first model in its new i series of cars that aims to find solutions for vehicles in a world of climate change, dwindling resources and increasing urbanisation.

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