- National Non-Food Crops Centre
National Non-Food Crops Centre Abbreviation NNFCC Formation 2003 Legal status Not-for-profit company Purpose/focus Renewable energy, fuels and materials Location York Science Park, York, UK Region served United Kingdom Chief Executive Dr Jeremy Tomkinson Affiliations DECC Website http://www.nnfcc.co.uk
The National Non-Food Crops Centre (NNFCC) is a not-for-profit company, formed in 2003 as a result of a UK Government commitment to extend the competitive non-food uses of crops.
Mission and Remit
The NNFCC is the UK's National Centre for Biorenewable Energy, Fuels and Materials. The Centre is committed to the sustainable development of markets for biorenewable products. They promote the benefits of biorenewable energy, fuels and materials for enhancement of the bioeconomy, environment and society.
- is the UK's independent authority on plant-based renewable materials and technologies
- brings products to market by building and strengthening supply chains
- supports producers, manufacturers and consumers
- provides comprehensive information on all sectors
The NNFCC is interested in building supply chains for products made from crops, wood and wastes including fuels, energy, packaging, polymers, chemicals, lubricants, pharmaceuticals and construction materials.
The Centre receives funding from and is a delivery partner for the Department for Energy and Climate Change. The Centre also undertake commercial work for a wide range of organisations and have three tiers of paid membership for businesses and individuals.
- Non-Food Crops
- Advanced Biofuels
- Anaerobic Digestion
- Vegetable oil
- National Non-Food Crops Centre
- The Official Source for Information on AD and Biogas
- Free educational resources for teachers
- BBC article: Future of biofuels
- Daily Telegraph article: Cars powered by rubbish 'in two years time'
- Guardian article: One day, all houses will be built this way
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Supply Distribution Electricity Gas Transmission Electricity Gas Other1Headquarters and/or registered office in the UK but no applicable energy operations within the country 2Ultimate parent company is not UK-based 3Integrated in the United States, no generation or supply activities in the UK Energy sources Coal ElectricityAssociation of Electricity Producers · BritNed · East–West Interconnector · Energy switching services · Economy 7 · Economy 10 · Electricity billing (Data collector · Meter operator · Meter Point Administration Number · Meter serial number) · Green electricity · HVDC Cross-Channel · HVDC Moyle · HVDC Norway–UK · Isle of Man to England Interconnector · National Grid (Control of the National Grid · National Grid Reserve Service · Registered power zone · TV pickup) · New Electricity Trading Arrangements · Power stations · Timeline of the electricity supply industry Nuclear Oil and gasBBL Pipeline · Dash for Gas · Forties pipeline system · Fuel protests · Gas infrastructure · Greenhouse gas emissions · Hydrocarbon oil duty · National Transmission System · Natural gas fields · Natural gas-fired power stations · North Sea oil · Oil & Gas UK · Oil fields · Oil-fired power stations · Oil infrastructure · Oil refineries · Petroleum revenue tax Renewables Biofuels GeothermalGeothermal power stations HydroelectricityHydroelectric power stations · Severn Barrage · Wave farms Solar power Wind power Government and regulation OrganisationsThe Carbon Trust · Cenex · Committee on Climate Change · Consumer Focus · Department of Energy and Climate Change · Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs · Energy Saving Trust · Environment Agency · GTMA · National Nuclear Laboratory · Nuclear Decommissioning Authority · Nuclear Liabilities Fund · Office of Gas and Electricity Markets · Office for Nuclear Regulation · Sustainable Development Commission Legislation and
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