was a provider of wholesale water and sewerage services licensed by The Water
Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat). Upon Ofwat’s request, the client approached
NNFCC to undertake an annual review of the biogas and bioresources markets to learn
about any significant changes towards biogas and ancillary markets in the last
12 months, and the implications of such developments for their current
good market knowledge of AD and biogas as evidenced by our ‘Anaerobic Digestion
Deployment in the UK’ annual report, as well as a broad network of contacts in
the AD sector, so were in a good position to support the client with the data
and feedback needed.
NNFCC delivered a review of core and ancillary markets, including: biogas, biomethane,
hydrogen, biosolids and liquid waste. For each of these markets the review explored
significant developments over the last 12 months on the following topics: new
technology, emergence of new competitors, alternative suppliers and material
changes in volumes to be traded.
was delivered through desk-based research using our annual AD market report and
publicly available data and information, sourced from academic and trade
journals, corporate press releases, patents and NNFCC’s internal knowledge.
Additionally, interviews with key stakeholders were arranged to engage with
organisations in the same or similar markets, including those developing new
technology in the bioresources area.
NNFCC assessed the attractiveness of the most relevant market developments
identified, in the context of the client’s business model and highlighted the
most relevant opportunities for them.
As a result
of the work, the client gained insight into the status quo of the market, which
will be used to inform their future business and marketing strategies.
Furthermore, the client was able to satisfy to the regulator’s request.