Green Gas News

The latest news from GGCS

  • Green Gas Certificate demand smashes the 1TWh barrier

    Record use of green gas certificates as 1TWh mark passed 1 TWh of green gas is enough gas to power 83,000 UK homes for a year Suppliers have now sold enough renewable gas through the Green Gas Certification Scheme (GGCS) to cover the annual consumption of 83,000 homes, cook 300 million Sunday roasts, or fry four billion eggs...

    Posted: 10 November, 2017

  • Biomethane Day 2018 - save the date!

    Biomethane Day 2018 will be on Wednesday 2nd May at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham. You can see more details here and the slide from the 2017 event are here CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR EXHIBITOR PACKAGE CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR DISCOUNTED DELEGATE SPACE To discuss sponsorship opportunities, please email or call CNG Services on 0121 247 8160...

    Posted: 20 October, 2017

  • GENeco powers food waste collections with biomethane

    Meet the Bio-Bee GENeco's distinctive new truck is collecting food waste and creating a buzz on the streets of Bristol. The Bio-Bee is the UK’s first vehicle to both collect and run on commercial food waste and is operated from our base in Avonmouth...

    Posted: 17 October, 2017

  • GGCS Member E.ON includes green gas in new EV renewables tariff

    E.ON have launched a new domestic tariff offering renewable electricity with lower prices for EV owners charging their cars overnight, with all gas supplied on the tariff matched to Green Gas Certificates. The full press release can be seen here. E...

    Posted: 9 October, 2017

  • More Companies Report Green Gas Use

    An expanding range of organisations are using green gas to lower their emissions, and reporting so in their financial and sustainability reports. Click through to download the reports related to the companies below...

    Posted: 13 September, 2017

  • Committee on Climate Change highlights role of green gas in reducting emissions from buildings

    The Committee on Climate Change (CCC), the statutory body that advises the Government on their progress towards carbon targets, released its ninth annual assessment last week. There was positive news on reductions to date (42% since 1990) but concern over the policy landscape that will keep the UK moving the right direction...

    Posted: 3 July, 2017

  • Green Gas Certification Scheme 2016 Annual Report and 2017 Market Update

    The Green Gas Certification Scheme has released its annual report for 2016 which can be downloaded below. Highlights include Numbers of producers and suppliers involved with the Scheme increasing...

    Posted: 8 June, 2017

  • Transport Scotland confirm role for Green Gas Certificates in Low Carbon Emission Bus (LCEB) scheme

    Transport Scotland have published fresh guidance on how bus operators can access the Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) incentive with a specific mention of the use of GGCS Green Gas Certificates. Download the PDF below for futher details...

    Posted: 17 May, 2017

  • CDP release new technical note on use of Green Gas Certificates

    CDP have released a new technical note on the use of Green Gas Certificates in company emission reporting. You can access the note via the link below...

    Posted: 3 April, 2017

  • Biomethane highlighted in DfT's Freight Carbon Review

    The Department for Transport’s first Freight Carbon Review has reinforced the need to find alternatives to diesel and noted that biomethane has “significant potential to decarbonise the road freight sector in the short to medium term”...

    Posted: 21 March, 2017

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