IEA Bioenergy have published detailed research into the potential of manure for utilization in biogas facilities across seven countries: Germany; Australia; Austria; Norway; Canada, Ireland and the UK.
The UK Government has announcement that up to £265m will be provided in the fourth round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, to support investment in new renewable energy projects, including off and onshore wind, solar and tidal technologies.
A project to facilitate more planting of the perennial bioenergy crop, Miscanthus, has been awarded over £150,000 of funding through the government’s Biomass Feedstocks Innovation Programme, to help contribute to 2050 net-zero targets.
Farming seaweed, growing algae from the by-products of whisky manufacturing, and the harvesting of willow crops using new cutting-edge technology are among 24 projects awarded £4 million government funding.
A new project funded by REAL Research Hub is assessing the landscape for digestate-derived products and alternative uses, considering commercially ready and near-to-market technologies, in order to optimise digestate value.
Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has today published the government's much awaited Hydrogen Strategy, outlining plans to attract £4 billion of investment and meet its ambition for 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030.