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Could you be an AD Export Advocate?

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The Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Exporting is GREAT campaign, which launched in 2015, aims to spark a movement around the UK of companies selling their products and services overseas.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, trade, department for international trade

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Labour Publish Green Economy Proposals

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The Labour Party have set out their plans for a ‘Green New Deal’, after previously promising to create hundreds of thousands of new green jobs across the country. The proposals, outlined by Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary, will involve a national call for evidence and a…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives, Parliament, politics, economy

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PRESS RELEASE: Funding for food waste collections needed sooner rather than later

The UK’s food waste recycling industry has written to the Treasury and Ministry for Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) calling for government funding for the rollout of separate food waste collections in England to be fast-tracked.

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Tags: press release, food waste, treasury, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, resources & waste strategy

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GUEST BLOG: Scottish Government’s Mike Berry on AD’s role in Scotland’s circular economy

Ahead of chairing a session at the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019, Mike Berry, Senior Policy Adviser for the Scottish Government, sets out the importance of a Scottish circular economy.

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Tags: Scotland, anaerobic digestion, Circular Economy, adba scottish national conference, climate change

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Irish research explores a mobile solution for biomethane to the grid

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A collaborative work between the Gas Networks Ireland and the Science Foundation Ireland, funded by University College Cork’s MaREI centre and the School of Engineering and published by Applied Energy has assessed the feasibility of a mobile upgrading system and centralised injection for AD plants in Ireland. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Ireland, biomethane to grid, biogas upgrade, gas-to-grid injection, academia, research, alberto rocamora

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: New president appointed at QED

In exciting news, QED Environmental Systems has announced the appointment of Mark Weinberger as its new President.

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Funding of up to £1,000 available for women working in the energy sector

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Women & Leadership International is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the UK’s energy sector.

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Tags: energy, funding

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Biomethane present at the UK Bus Summit

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UK Bus Summit took place on Wednesday 6th February at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London. The event is organised on a yearly basis by Transport Times and during the event this year Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Nusrat Ghani MP, announced an extra 48 million funding to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane buses, alberto rocamora

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HNIP Applications Now Open

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The Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) opened for applications on the 5th February 2019. The opening of the new scheme following the publication of the Application Guidance and Application Form in December. The Guidance outlines the application process itself and how this will function. Triple Point Heat Networks,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, district heat, heat network investment project, hnip, heat networks, beis, triple point, ad chp, thom koller

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ADBA attends Parliamentary roundtable on food waste collections

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On Thursday morning, I represented ADBA at a roundtable in the House of Commons on taking forward plans for rolling out universal separate food waste collections following the publication of the government's Resources & Waste Strategy.

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Tags: food waste, anaerobic digestion, chris noyce, Defra, resources and waste strategy

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New Data On Food Waste Collections

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Our ongoing parliamentary engagement with supportive MPs has turned up some interesting information on the tonnage of food waste currently collected by those local authorities who separately collect it. We are currently tabling additional parliamentary questions so to find out the potential total tonnage that could be collected per authority,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste

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ADBA respond to Ofgem Targeted Charging Review minded to position

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As we set out towards the end of last year in our blog on network charing, Ofgem is changing the way in which they recover the costs of the networks used to transport electricity to homes, public organisations and businesses. These costs are recovered through two types of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, electricity, Ofgem, targeted charging review, network charging, tnuos, bsuos, consultation, thom koller

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion central to Scottish circular economy - ADBA

A thriving Scottish anaerobic digestion (AD) industry is vital for the development of a truly circular economy in Scotland, according to the Chief Executive of the UK’s Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA).

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Tags: press release, Scotland, adba scottish national conference, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, ad certification scheme

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Is acidifcation the answer to the ammonia issue?

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As ADBA members may be aware, DEFRA are seeking to reduce emissions of air pollutants such as particulate matter and ammonia. DEFRA have a particular concern about ammonia emissions, as they are the only air pollutant rising rather than falling. Sources of ammonia emissions include the use of artificial fertilisers …

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PRESS RELEASE: Defence Minister extols virtues of anaerobic digestion following military base deal

Minister for Defence People & Veterans Tobias Ellwood MP has described anaerobic digestion (AD) as “a truly green and sustainable solution” as he launched a new deal that will see a Norfolk military base receive almost all its power from a nearby AD plant.

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, biogas, electricity, fertiliser

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