Markets - 30/July/2018

A local transport solution

Biomethane is gaining in profile as a clean solution to powering fleets of cars at a local level as well as a practical response to the need to better manage organic waste from food and farm production and to cut greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles

Biomethane, a type of renewable natural gas, is gaining ground as a way of converting organic waste into low carbon fuel for use in vehicles. While it is unlikely to ever play a significant part in decarbonising the transport sector, capturing methane in this way could be an important contribution to reducing methane emissions from food and farm waste and to cleaning up local transport fleets   A so-called renewable natural gas, biomethane has been used in the past to create renewable electricity. But the falling costs of wind and solar power, coupled with policy changes and the simple need to find something to do with the tonnes of food and farm waste produced every day and to reduce the emissions this creates, are also boostin ...

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