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.
The new study and Well-to-Tank (WTT) model by Element Energy, commissioned by Zemo Partnership, identifies a range of pathways for the production, distribution and dispensing of low carbon hydrogen to transport end-users.
The Low Carbon Agriculture Show will take place on 8-9 March 2022, at NAEC Stoneleigh, Warwickshire. Held in partnership with the NFU and CLA, the event will will provide practical guidance on sustainable land use, renewable energy generation and emission control.