Categories:Energy,UK

Developments in the anaerobic digestion market

While the AD sector remains relatively immature, Defra’s 2012–13 annual report on its Anaerobic Digestion Strategy and Action Plan, published in August, notes that: in the year up to July 2013, 32 AD plants became operational; proposals for a further 200 AD facilities have also secured planning permission, according to Defra; there are two facilities in England designed to inject gas to grid.

Funding remains predominantly equity based, with many projects struggling to meet the requirements of banks. Key challenges include security of feedstock and assurances of future performance. The report notes ongoing work in developing feedstock and digestate markets, key components to funding projects.

According to the annual report, the highlights of the past year include…

If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Walker Morris briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.

 

 

Briefings from Walker Morris

View more briefings from Walker Morris

Analysis from The Lawyer

View more analysis from The Lawyer

Overview

Kings Court
12 King Street
Leeds
LS1 2HL
UK
http://www.walkermorris.co.uk

Turnover (£m): 42.00
No. of Lawyers: 181