Research and analysis

Using biomethane from landfill and anaerobic digestion for transport

Reviews the potential UK supply of biomethane available, with existing incentives, plus feasibility for use in transport between 2020 and 2030.

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Biomethane for transport from landfill and anaerobic digestion

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Biomethane is derived from landfill and anaerobic digestion.

This report reviews on a case-by-case basis to set out a representative cross-section of this sector in the UK the

  • landfill sites available
  • anaerobic digestion plants available

The report was completed to determine when economical for biogas producers to supply transport instead of the heat and electricity sectors.

The results were used in the ‘Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation: proposed changes for 2017’ consultation.

Published 24 March 2015