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Now in force: 4-week response time to Ofgem RHI information requests

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From 12th November 2018, Ofgem has reduced the time given to applicants to respond to requests for further information from 12 weeks to 4 weeks. This change is intended to give staff at Ofgem more time to focus on active applications, with inactive applications now being removed more swiftly. This change will apply…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, RHI, Ofgem, thom koller

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PRESS RELEASE: AD industry responds to CCC land-use and biomass reports

Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), responds to the publication of the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC’s) two new reports on land use and biomass.

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Tags: press release, committee on climate change, Biomass, digestate, food waste, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Preparation key to delivering RHI tariffs

Extensive preparation is key to successful applications for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariff guarantee, according to one renewable energy funding provider.

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Tags: member's press release, RHI, biomethane, Ofgem, adba finance forum

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Urgent - join coalition to call for separate food waste collections

ADBA has joined a coalition of partners calling on the government to include a commitment to universal food waste collections in England in its forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy, and is encouraging its members to also join the coalition. The coalition will lobby the Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove…

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Tags: food waste, Defra, michael gove, resources & waste strategy

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Iona Capital invests in new AD biogas plant in south west Scotland

Iona Capital (“Iona”), a specialist investor in low carbon infrastructure, has financed the construction and operations of a new 8.8MWth anaerobic digestion plant located in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, farming, RHI, Scotland

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Ofgem continue to make progress on issuing biomethane Tariff Guarantee Notices

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Since the Renewable Heat Incentive reforms brought in the tariff resets and started the Tariff Guarantee process, Ofgem have published a weekly progress report on the application process, which you can access here. Here are the need to know details: There have been 111 applications for Tariff Guarantees …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, Ofgem, renewable financial incentives, rhi tariff guarantees, thom koller

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Biofuel gets go-ahead for testing

Innovate UK supports new technology that could displace fossil fuels

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED adds Snap Sampler® to its ground water sampling range

QED Environmental Systems has added the award-winning Snap Sampler® to its range of innovative environmental products, offering customers a brand-new, efficient and highly accurate way to sample ground water.

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Tags: member's press release, groundwater

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ADBA made the case for biomethane in the 4th Freight in the City Expo

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ADBA’s attended the 4th Freight in the City Expo, hosted on 6th November 2018 at Alexandra Palace, London. This event gathers together freight manufacturers and operators with a focus on urban freight solutions and related appliances. EVs and gas-powered vehicles were the winners at the exhibition area, showing the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, heavy transport, sustainable transport, transport, ultra low emission trucks, alberto rocamora

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WRAP launches its twelfth annual gate fee survey - share your views now

WRAP is undertaking its twelfth annual gate fees survey, which investigates gate fees paid at waste treatment facilities throughout the UK. The operators section of the survey is particularly aimed at companies operating organic waste recycling facilities, specifically anaerobic digestion and in-vessel composting. All information received through the survey is…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, Wrap, anthesis, gate fees, thom koller

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Balmoral Tanks moves into services sector with acquisition

One of Europe’s leading tank manufacturing companies, Balmoral Tanks, has acquired a majority shareholding stake in Tamworth-based Water Environmental Treatment Ltd (W.E.T) to fast-track its move into the legionella compliance and water industry services market.

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, wastewater

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Transport & Environment analyses the potential of biomethane for transport sector

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The European federation of NGOs promoting a sustainable transport policy, Transport & Environment (T&E). published last month a study summarising previous papers about the consequences of a switch from fuel to gas-powered vehicles and vessels and in particular the potential of biomethane. The paper places UK as the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, sustainable transport, iLUC, alberto rocamora

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Interested in showing an entrepreneur round your on-farm AD plant?

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ADBA has been approached by an entrepreneur based in Singapore who is looking to build an AD plant in India. He is interested in visiting a UK on-farm AD plant to see how they are operated. The entrepreneur is planning on visiting the UK in December. If you would be…

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ADBA discusses the biomethane TG commissioning deadline with gas networks

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ADBA participated in a new round of the Biomethane networks hosted by the Energy Networks Association (ENA) on October 31st 2018. During this meeting, representatives of the biomethane industry, grid operators and stakeholders discussed technical barriers to the commissioning of ~30 new biomethane plant  by 31 January 2020. The main topics covered were…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, clocc, future billing methodology, energy networks association, riio-2, GDNs, nts, fuel duty differential, alberto rocamora

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25 biomethane Tariff Guarantee Notices now issued

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Since the Renewable Heat Incentive reforms brought in the tariff resets and started the Tariff Guarantee process, Ofgem have published a weekly progress report on the application process, which you can access here. Here are the need to know details: There have been 111 applications for Tariff Guarantees …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, rhi tariff guarantees, Ofgem, beis, thom koller

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