59.8 F
New York
Friday, September 30, 2022

Date:

Share:

UK to “burn 15 billion loaves of bread” a year for bioenergy

Related Articles

FleetGenius Launches Full-Scale Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

Naples, FL, September 29, 2022 --(PR.com)-- FleetGenius, LLC, the nation's premier waste container and compactor manufacturing, sales, installation, and service company, has launched a full-scale...

Cleveland Browns Announce Partnership for TPI Efficiency to Become Official Utility Consultant

Cleveland, OH, September 29, 2022 --(PR.com)-- Today, TPI announced multi-year partnerships to become the Official Utility Consultant of the Cleveland Browns and the Official Utility...

Kenda Press Announces Launch for “Blazes & Brimstone,” Inspired by a Historic Michigan Fire

Falmouth, MI, September 28, 2022 --(PR.com)-- “For most of his life, twelve-year-old Lyle figured he was going to hell. Usually that didn’t bother him much...

  • The Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is currently consulting on the subsidies it needs to put in place to support Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) from 2027-2050
  • Growing enough energy crops to make this work would require around 1.3 million hectares of UK land every year that is needed for food production.
  • If that land were instead used to grow wheat, it could produce 15 billion loaves of bread or enough calories to feed 4 million people for a year.
  • Some have estimated the cost of such technology at £31 billion and the Government has not ruled out paying for these subsidies through new levies on energy bills.
  • BECCS power plants produce less electricity because the actual technology requires a great deal of energy. At Drax power station in Yorkshire, installing BECCS technology and burning wood could reduce electricity output by the amount needed for 41,000 homes,…

Read more…

Popular Articles