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NNFCC News Review: Bioenergy Issue 97, April 2020

Category: bioenergy
Published: 23/04/2020
Author: NNFCC
Each month we review the latest news and select key announcements and commentary from across the bioenergy sector.


As the lockdown for Coronavirus is set to continue, many events have already been cancelled or postponed, which now includes the COP26 talks, which were scheduled for Glasgow in November. COP26 is the United Nations climate change conference and would have been the biggest international conference the UK has seen, solely focused on addressing climate change, but the event will now be held next year.
Electricity generation is something that we all hope will be unaffected while the nation self-isolates. Working from home still requires the computer for many! Drax are working to maintain their sustainable biomass supply, which back in February was made difficult by damage to rail tracks. GB Railfreight have been.........  

Other News this Month Includes: 


  • Food waste collection high priority
  • Budget - Spring 2020 supports 'green measures'
  • New green jobs in Virginia on horizon​


  • Siemens and Uniper look to Hydrogen
  • EIB supports agriculture and bioeconomy
  • Uskmouth close could be delayed​

Research & Development

  • Renewables in 2019
  • UK greenhouse gas emission
  • COP26 postponed​

Biomass Heat and Power

  • GB Railfreight and Drax work to maintain supplies of biomass
  • Largest shipment for Drax
  • New Belarus wood plants​


  • Food waste to AD in Peterborough
  • £11 million from JLEN for Scottish AD site​

Energy from Waste

  • London's second Cory EfW plant
  • Uniper enters UK EfW market​


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