Benefits of using low-carbon transport technologies and fuels on farms are being researched by RASE

The potential benefits of using low-carbon transport technologies and fuels in rural areas and farms are being investigated by the Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE).

RASE has commissioned a report that will look into the potential and practicalities of farm-sourced renewable fuels and innovative transport technologies.

Renewable fuels explored will include biomethane, electricity, dual fuels, biodiesels and hydrogen.

Low carbon project consultant Greenwatt Technology is compiling the report, which is sponsored by Scotia Gas Networks and the Frank Parkinson Trust.

Mike Woollacott, managing director of Greenwatt Technology, said: "The report will contribute to the development of integrated sustainable rural transport solutions which meet the needs of rural businesses and communities, add value to farm bio-resource and reduce the carbon footprint of agriculture. "

"We would like to encourage inputs from all those with an interest in or experience of low emission transport, vehicles and fuels - especially where this might involve the use of farm wastes and natural resource."

To contribute to the study, please contact Mike on 01789 761367 or email mike@greenwatt.co.uk.


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