Some useful links for information on biodiesel, sustainability and incentive schemes
|We have teamed up with Midas Productions (UK) Ltd to provide renewable power solutions. Visit their website to find out more about what they do.|
|For government information onpolicies and guidance on renewable energy incentive schemes, such as:
Non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive ‘RHI’ – helps businesses meet the cost of installing renewable heat technologies: Feed-in-Tariffs ‘FIT’ – receive money for generating your own electricity, plus receive an Export Tariff from selling surplus energy:
|The Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO) applies to those involved in the supply of biofuels for use in UK road transport. The latest guidance and updates can be found here.|
|The Carbon Trust – created in 2001 – is made up of a group of independent experts on carbon reduction and whose mission is to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy.
Useful self-help guides and reports can be found here.
|Find how the Environment Agency issues and regulates low impact permits for the production of biodiesel.|
|The latest excise duty rates on biofuels can be found here.|
|Ofgem is the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets – a UK government body, funded by the licensed companies it regulates.
It administers a wide-range of environmental grants and incentives on behalf of the government such as the Renewables Obligation and the Renewable Heat Incentive. A comprehensive list of what is currently available and be found here.
|OFTEC is the Oil Firing Technical Association, which represents the oil heating and cooking industry in the UK.
Find useful advice here regarding the use of biodiesel in oil-fired heating systems.
|The trade body for the American biodiesel industry, an early adopter of biodiesel.
A great summary here for anybody ‘new’ to biodiesel
|The UK government information center for the use of biomass for energy in the UK.
For everything you need to know about using biomass as a fuel, including grants. [Note – funding has apparently been stopped, so the website may not be updated]
|An organization founded by the music industry, which works with creative organisations to help them measure, manage, and reduce their environmental impacts.
Have a look at what they are doing here.
|The Combined Heat & Power Association is a trade body actively promoting the use and greater awareness of CHP and district heating and cooling. Information about CHP can be found here.|