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NNFCC News Review: Bioenergy Issue 68, November 2017

Category: bioenergy
Published: 23/11/2017
Author: NNFCC
Each month we review the latest news and select key announcements and commentary from across the bioenergy sector.

Foreword

2017 has been an exciting year in many respects for UK bioenergy, with FiT reforms, the Industrial Strategy, the RHI consultations, and more. However, new statistics are showing that 2017 is also a record breaking year. BEIS statistics have been published showing that low-carbon generation in the UK was at record levels, at 52.2%, passing the 50% mark for the first time. This progress has seen the UK climb into the top 10 countries in the world for low-carbon power, up 13 places. These are both good signs and show that the UK is making progress towards a low-carbon economy, despite lacking the nuclear power resources of France, or the hydropower infrastructure of Scandinavian nations (who top the list). However, there is still a lot of progress to be made........  

Other News this Month Includes: 

Policy 

  • EU ENVI committee backs biomass power in vote
  • Nineteen nations commit to biomass energy
  • Clearfleau demands RHI clarity
  • SSE & Drax call for Carbon Tax clarification
  • Small is Beautiful campaign seeks beneficial legislation for small-scale generators
  • Denmark seeks switch to waste-based biogas​

Markets

  • UK renewables reach new records again
  • Novozymes beats predictions with strong third quarter growth
  • Britain into global top 10 for clean power
  • First close of Iona Capital's Environmental Infrastructure fund​

Research & Development 

  • AEBIOM report finds Bioenergy to be Europe's most significant sustainable option
  • New membrane most selective ever for methane from biogas
  • Project investigating which wastes business can convert to energy
  • Carbon coating identified as source of biochar's beneficial properties​

Biomass Heat & Power 

  • Orsted begins biomass conversion at Asnaes Power Station
  • Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners refinance UK biomass plants​

Biogas

  • Registry set up to mediate EU biomethane trade
  • Report discusses potential of biogas for UK heating
  • UK to see first bioenergy powered forge
  • £3.95m bond launched for AD plant

Energy from Waste

  • EfW plant planned for Immingham
  • Hoddesdon EfW plant receives Bioenergy Infrastructure Group Investment

Events

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