Leading anaerobic digestion (AD) trade body the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) has published an open letter to the new UK government emphasising the importance of biogas to address the country’s current energy and climate crises.
In the letter, Chris Huhne, former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and now Chairman of ADBA, urged the government to consider AD and biogas as shorter-term solutions to the ongoing crises.
By rapidly deploying AD plants, the UK could both increase its energy security and reduce costs for consumers.
“Biogas derived from organic wastes can provide a substantial alternative to gas imports while also generating revenue for the Treasury that could be used to alleviate consumer bills,” he writes.
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