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UK renewables threatened again: REM talks to ADBA about the threat to British biogas

Once again, the current British government intends to cut support for clean energy. This time, the target is bioenergy, with a proposal to revise support levels for anaerobic digestion (AD) and micro-Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technologies currently eligible for the Feed-in Tariff (FiT). The government’s actions with regard to energy policy thus far have attracted criticism from right around the world, its behaviour showing clear signs of bias in favour of fossil fuels and nuclear and a derisory attitude to renewable energy. Unsurprisingly, the industry has condemned the proposed changes, fearing they will threaten the future of the sector. So what are the likely impacts on the AD sector?

REM talked to Matt Hindle, Head of Policy at the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) to find out more.


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