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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - New appointments as company goes from strength to strength

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - New appointments as company goes from strength to strength In order to accelerate our strategy for 2021 and continue to strengthen our position in both the AD and Water Utilities industries, Birch Solutions have announced several new key appointments Martin Haworth, current Managing Director of Birch Solutions,…

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Positive news for renewable heat as the government confirms a tariff extension and other alterations

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The Government has published its response to the notice that was released on 28 April 2020 regarding changes to the RHI and the policy response to coronavirus. ADBA, one of the 15 respondents, stressed that ‘the movement [of commissioning deadlines] to March 2021 is not sufficient’, which we are pleased to say…

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Regulatory Update: Environment Agency update for regulatory stakeholders

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On the 24th June the Environment Agency’s provided an update for its regulatory stakeholders and latest coronavirus update from Marie Fallon (Director of Regulated Industry) and David Dangerfield (Director of Water, Land and Biodiversity). The latest operational update can be found here. The EA are continuing to recognise…

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Urgent CIRIA 736 Consultation

The Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA) is planning an updating supplement to their containment systems guidance (c736) and are conducting a survey to gather evidence. The CIRIA information on the survey can be found below: Avoidance of water pollution from installations storing flammable, toxic or otherwise polluting material…

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - New mixing system defeats biogas digester crust at leading pig producer

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - New mixing system defeats biogas digester crust at leading pig producer   A thick floating layer of crust that was hampering the biogas operation of a forward-thinking Danish pig producer has been defeated by Landia’s GasMix digester mixing system.   The Roslev-based business (established 1933),…

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Put renewables at heart of green recovery, say trade bodies

Put renewables at heart of green recovery, say trade bodies Renewables trade bodies and related associations write to Chancellor calling for renewables to be placed at the heart of the post Covid-19 green recovery plans to ensure we #buildbackbetter A consortium of trade associations representing the renewables industry and related…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Charlotte Morton, renewables, green recovery, chancellor, rishi sunak, REA, eca, Scottish Renewables, ade, uksif, green jobs

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - BioG UK launches AD investment through crowdfunding platform Abundance

BioG UK launches AD investment through crowdfunding platform Abundance Agrogen offers a significant opportunity to transition the UK anaerobic digestion industry to more sustainable feedstocks and help the UK “Build Back Better” after the pandemic.   BioG UK, which operates Agrogen, an Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant on the…

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ADBA responds to CfD scheme changes consultation

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ADBA's policy team have responded to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's recent consultation on the Contracts for Difference scheme, which proposed a number of changes to how allocation round 4 will operate. This included moving off-shore wind out of pot 2 (where it competed with AD) to…

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Tags: CfD, Contracts for Difference, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, ad chp, CHP, UK AD & Biogas, FIT, consultation, rebecca thompson, biogas to electricity, renewable electricity

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ADBA response to Welsh Government consultation ‘Beyond Recycling’

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ADBA's policy team have recently responded to the Welsh Government's consultation on the future of their recycling system and their path to a zero waste society based on circular economy principles. ADBA's response showcased the vital role of AD in delivering a circular economy for organic materials…

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Tags: Wales, consultation, food waste recycling, waste management, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, UK AD & Biogas, digestate, Circular Economy, circularity, rebecca thompson

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - CooperOstlund adopts digital oil sampling

CooperOstlund adopts digital oil sampling  CooperOstlund, the UK’s leading provider of gas engine specification and maintenance services, has partnered with Lubetrend to provide clients nationwide with a completely digital oil sampling process.   Via Lubetrend’s bespoke app platform, engineers can digitally scan engine oil…

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Food waste recycler Andigestion achieves prestigious ADCS certification

Food waste recycler Andigestion achieves prestigious ADCS certification Food waste recycler Andigestion’s Holsworthy site in Devon has become only the third plant in the UK to achieve certification under a new scheme which recognises good operational, environmental and health & safety performance. Holsworthy recycles up to 76,000 tonnes…

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ADBA signs joint open letter to Defra Secretary of State asking for ban of oxodegradable plastics

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) joins seven other associations in signing an open letter to the Rt Hon George Eustice demanding a ban on oxodegradable plastics. Read the open letter Other signatories are: The British Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association The Environmental Services Association The Foodservice Packaging Association…

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New details on value for money initiatives within RHI replacement, GGSS

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In BEIS's consultation on Future Support for Low Carbon Heat, the Green Gas: Ensuring value for money through tariff changes section, pages 16-17, a degression mechanism is proposed to adjust tariffs to reflect true industry costs, and they ask for further suggestions to improve value for money. As potential…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, food waste, renewable financial incentives, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, ggss, green gas support scheme

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Successful £60m debt financing for Iona’s AD portfolio

​Successful £60m debt financing for Iona’s UK Anaerobic Digestion renewable energy portfolio Iona Capital advised by Investec Iona Capital Limited (“Iona”), the low carbon sustainable fund manager, has successfully closed a debt financing on behalf of one of its funds, Iona Environmental Infrastructure LP (&ldquo…

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Ofgem’s Response to the call for evidence on the industry standards and practices for commissioning

Following the release of Ofgem's call for evidence on industry standards and practices for commissioning, and discussion on it at last months ADBA Member’s Meeting, you can now find Ofgem’s response to the call for evidence on commissioning biomethane plants. Ofgem’s call for…

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