Green Gas News

The latest news from GGCS

  • GGCS 2018 Annual Report

    The GGCS is pleased to be publishing its 2018 annual report which you can download via the link below. Please get in touch with the GGCS Scheme Manager Jesse Scharf with any questions

    Posted: 15 May, 2019

  • 1 million homes now on green gas tariffs

    The GGCS are pleased to announce that over 1 million homes are now on green gas tariffs, tracked by our Renewable Gas Guarantees of Origin. Read more at Business Green.  Green gas tariffs are being offered by Engie, Npower, Tonik Energy, Solarplicity, Good Energy, Bristol Energy, Ecotricity, Bulb, Green Energy UK, Ovo, Coop Energy and E.ON...

    Posted: 25 April, 2019

  • Green Gas Factsheet from South Pole Group

    GGCS member South Pole Group have produced a factsheet giving an simple introduction to green gas and green gas certificates...

    Posted: 24 January, 2019

  • Green Gas Day 2019 - discount rate for GGCS members

    Biomethane Day is becoming Green Gas Day for 2019. As usual it will be a great place to network and get up to date with what's happening in the biomethane sector, but it will also be looking beyond the horizon at other types of Green Gas...

    Posted: 4 December, 2018

  • Natural Capital Partners Publishes Green Gas Certificate Factsheet

    GGCS member Natural Capital Partners have published a customer friendly factsheet as part of their continuing efforts to raise awareness and understanding of the green gas market. Natural Capital Partners have significant reach into the corporate sustainability sector, working with more than 300 clients in 33 countries...

    Posted: 18 July, 2018

  • Centrica invests in Barrow Green Gas

    Centrica plc’s Energy Marketing & Trading business has agreed to acquire a 50% stake in Barrow Green Gas (“BGG”), the UK’s largest biomethane supplier. BGG is the only gas business in Great Britain focused solely on the green gas market, shipping almost half of the green gas used by British homes and businesses...

    Posted: 29 June, 2018

  • UK-produced Green Gas now being used to fuel vehicles

    Renewable Energy Association welcomes growing number of hauliers switching to biomethane fuel UK-produced green gas production forecast to soar to meet rising demand from British transport sector Biomethane 30%-40% cheaper than diesel fuels and has potential to reduce HGV GHG emissions by 70% A growing number of commercial haulage operators are clamouring to improve their environmental...

    Posted: 14 June, 2018

  • REA Event on Soil Health - June 20th

    This event has been approved by BASIS and will provide BASIS CPD points. For full details and to book click here In its 25 year Environment Plan Defra’s Secretary of State Michael Gove has committed to protect soil health and make it as a central pillar of farming policy and the system of farm support that will replace the CAP...

    Posted: 25 April, 2018

  • Bristol Energy Launches New Green Gas Tariff

    Bristol Energy, a gas and electricity supplier owned by Bristol City Council, has launched a new tariff offering its customers 100% renewable electricity and 15% green gas. The green gas will be supplied by Green Gas Certification Scheme member Geneco and it will generated by anaerobically digesting sewage and food waste produced by Bristol residents...

    Posted: 18 April, 2018

  • Nottingham Buses to be Powered by Green Gas

    Nottingham City Transport have introduced 53 new double decker buses powered by biomethane tracked by the Green Gas Certification Scheme. CO2 savings are estimated to by 84% in comparison to a EURO 6 diesel. They will also have a significantly lower impact on local air quality. Full story here...

    Posted: 27 March, 2018

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