MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: People power brings home Edina’s second Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

The staff of Edina are delighted to receive the company’s second Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, presented by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, Mr Warren Smith, at its Stockport office on Monday 24th September 2018.

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Tags: member's press release, CHP, power

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A must-sea: using seaweed for the generation of biogas

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Last week I attended the latest SeaGas event, a project which has – among many other achievements – grown and harvested the largest crop of seaweed in the UK to date. SeaGas is a three year, fully funded project (InnovateUK) to support the development of an AD process which would…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, food waste, seagas, R&D, digestate, seaweed, thom koller

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Easy guide to amendments on the RHI

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Applicants to the Non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) have an ongoing obligation to notify Ofgem of any amendments to the their accreditation within 28 days. All major changes to accredited installations or the heating system of which it forms part require notification. You can do this by emailing Ofgem at RHI…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, RHI, crop operators, food waste operators, replacement meter, amendments, Ofgem, thom koller

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Latest RHI Tariff Guarantee update

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Four months ago today the long-awaited reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive came into force, with the Tariff Guarantee process launching at 10AM the following day. Since the tariff resets and the Tariff Guarantee process came into force Ofgem have published a weekly progress report on the application process, which…

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

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Use of estimated data on the RHI limited to 8 times

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The RHI pays participants for heat used for eligible purposes with these purposes typically metered and submissions for payment made to Ofgem on a quarterly basis. There is currently a provision within the RHI regulations for estimated data to be used in exceptional circumstances when meter readings cannot be provided.…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, RHI, crop operators, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, beis, estimated data, thom koller

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Ofgem firm up RHI rules on replacement plant

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Following consultation by BEIS last year on replacement plant under the RHI, Ofgem has updated its system to allow this as of 1 October 2018. You can read the government response to the consultation here. The response to the consultation provides limited guidance on the process for replacement, besides stating that replacement…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, beis, Ofgem, chp replacement, rhi budget cap, thom koller

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Too hot to handle - Biogas heat and biomethane August RHI figures

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Renewable heat generated from biogas and biomethane under the RHI (This blog deals with the non-Tariff Guarantee side of the RHI - for the latest on Tariff Guarantee process, click here) The latest figures from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, RHI, beis, biogas heat, green growth

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BusinessGreen publishes opinion piece by ADBA Chief Executive on food waste collections

Leading sustainability news website BusinessGreen has published an opinion piece by ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton on why England needs universal food waste collections.

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, food waste, anaerobic digestion

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New ADBA Pipeline uploaded - September 2018

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The ADBA Pipeline has now been updated and the latest version has been uploaded to the Members’ Area of the website. Please click here to access it (when on the Market Analysis section of the website, click on "Operational & proposed plant data" to download…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, pipeline, pipeline data, market data

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Update on Resources & Waste Strategy - separate food waste collections at last?

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Speaking last week at an Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) session, Defra Minister Thérèse Coffey said that the government's long-awaited Resources & Waste Strategy is now due to be published before the end of the year but after the Autumn Statement, which will take place in…

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Tags: resources & waste strategy, food waste, Defra, therese coffey, Autumn Statement, circular economy package

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ADBA response to EA consultation - makes case for not imposing new costs on AD

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On Friday we submitted our response to the Environment Agency consultation on permitting. See our original blog on this here. The proposals include a number of areas where permitted AD operators would potentially have to make changes to existing plants, meaning costly efforts to meet any new requirements. We have…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, Ollie More

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PRESS RELEASE: Government must “do the right thing” and introduce food waste collections - ADBA

The Chief Executive of the UK’s Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today called for the government to “do the right thing” and commit to universal separate food waste collections in England in its forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy.

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Tags: press release, food waste, resources & waste strategy, Defra, committee on climate change, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion

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Defra set out ambitions for future for food, farming and the environment

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Following the presentation to Parliament last week of the Agriculture Bill - which we briefed members on here - Defra has issued a policy statement on their ambitions for future for food, farming and the environment. You can read the full statement here and see the summary of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, Defra, common agricultural policy cap, agriculture bill, public goods, climate change mitigation, new environmental land management scheme, 25 year environment plan, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Wärtsilä plant to reduce methane emissions from US dairy facility

Puregas Solutions, a part of the technology group Wärtsilä, has been contracted to supply a turnkey biogas upgrading plant to the USA. The plant will upgrade an existing anaerobic digester (AD) to produce biomethane. It has been ordered by a leader in sustainable agricultural practices, located in the state…

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