GGCS News for 2017

An archive of GGCS News

  • Utility Week Article - The green, green gas of home

    Utility Week - The green, green gas of home Alice Cooke examines the advances being made in the green gas market, and asks green gas suppliers what they have to say about the industry. Click here to see the article Utility Week published about the green gas market...

    Posted: 13 December, 2017

  • 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 Sun...

    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...

    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...

    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 or via this link...

    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

  • Future Billing Methodology Consultation Open

    National Grid Gas Distribution has launched a consultation for the Future Billing Methodology project.  Future Billing Methodology is an innovation project to explore a range of different future options for gas billing. Find out more here...

    Posted: 3 March, 2017

  • Biomethane Day 2017 - 24th May 2017 - Registration Open

            The REA and CNG Services Ltd have been running Biomethane Day – the largest gathering in the Gas-to-Grid industry since 2012 – before the UK had an operational project...

    Posted: 1 March, 2017

  • GENeco and Unilever in green gas partnership

    GENeco has signed a deal last month with Unilever that will help the consumer goods company take another significant step on its renewable energy journey...

    Posted: 21 February, 2017

  • REA support biomethane inclusion in RTFO development fuel sub-target

    On 20 January 2017 the Renewable Energy Association (REA) responded to the Department for Transport's (DfT) Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) consultation supporting the inclusion of biomethane in a proposed new 'development fuel' sub-target...

    Posted: 3 February, 2017

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