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ADBA visits Europe’s biggest biomethane plant in Spain

Last Friday, ADBA was invited to visit the biggest biomethane plant in Europe, located in Valdemingómez technological park in Madrid (Spain) waste treatment complex. This compound accounts for two dry AD plants (Las Dehesas and La Paloma) and an upgrading facility, which allows it to inject 6,500 m3/h…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, spain, necp, alberto rocamora

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BEIS announce no RHI degression in July 2019

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On the back of the news that the Tariff Guarantee (TG) will now be extended to January 2021 for new applications, BEIS have also announced that there will be no degression this July. This means that for those making a new TG application to take advantage of this extension should get…

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Tags: RHI, anaerobic digestion, beis, UK AD & Biogas, renewable financial incentives, biomethane, biogas, financial incentives, RHI degression, degression, rhi tariff guarantees, rebecca thompson, alberto rocamora, energy policy, heat

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA Comments on UN World Environment Day

Date: 5th June 2019 Embargo: Immediate ADBA Comments on UN World Environment Day The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association has commented on the occasion of the UN’s World Environment Day. World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. Since…

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Tags: biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, climate change, un, press release

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Ofgem Publishes Data on Tariff Guarantees

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Ofgem has published detailed on the number and type of Tariff Guarantees under the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive, which Ofgen intends to update weekly at the following link.  The latest figures are outlinked in the attached table for interest. Further details are also expected soon on the Tariff …

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA Welcomes Extension of RHI Tariff Guarantee Deadline

ADBA Welcomes Extension of RHI Tariff Guarantee Deadline Deadline for tariff guarantee extended to 31st January 2021 by BEIS Major campaigning win for coordinated ADBA and industry efforts   After an intensive campaign on behalf of the anaerobic digestion industry, ADBA has welcomed the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, Charlotte Morton, financial incentives, beis

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Ricardo report published on the potential of bioenergy in Scotland

On the back of The Scottish Energy Strategy, published in December 2017, The potential contribution of bioenergy to Scotland’s energy system report forms one of the first steps in the development of the bioenergy action plan. It sets out the nature and quantities of biological resources within Scotland that…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Scotland, bioenergy, bioenergy action plan, scottish energy strategy

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BREAKING NEWS: Tariff Guarantees extended to 31 January 2021

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Changes to Tariff Guarantees on the Renewable Heat Incentive The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has just announced its intention to extend the allocation of Tariff Guarantee applications on the Renewable Heat Incentive to 31 January 2021. First introduced in May 2018, Tariff Guarantees offer investment certainty to large scale renewable…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, beis, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, rhi tariff guarantees, project extension

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PRESS RELEASE: Shortlist announced for global biogas awards

Date: 31st May 2019 Embargo: Immediate Shortlist announced for global biogas awards Awards Ceremony will recognise innovation and excellence in all aspects of anaerobic digestion and biogas in the UK and abroad. Winners to be announced at black-tie ceremony on 3rd July in Birmingham. Awards ceremony falls on first night of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, UK AD & Biogas, R&D, Awards, tradeshow

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Member Press Release - Better biogas feed as Borger’s pump solves rectangular tank mixing headache

Better biogas feed as Borger’s pump solves rectangular tank mixing headache An innovative new Borger pump at Cliff Quay Wastewater Treatment Works is significantly improving the blend of liquified sludge and cake for Anglian Water’s anaerobic digestion (AD/biogas) process. Working closely alongside Anglian Water and…

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Member Press Release - POME Dome success for Landia’s biogas digester mixing system in Malaysia

As a growing number of countries move away from lagoon-based systems for the treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME), Landia has gained an important new order to supply nine of its acclaimed GasMix digester mixing systems for the generation of green energy in Malaysia. Situated less than an hour…

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Waste Policy Round Table Discussion

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On 20 May, Rebecca Thompson, our Senior Policy Manager, spoke at a round table event on the UK’s Waste Policy Landscape facilitated by the Royal Society of Chemistry, focusing on the importance of Anaerobic Digestion in recycling food waste and decarbonising agriculture.

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Tags: food waste, rebecca thompson, food waste policy, agriculture policy, PAS110, Wales, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, digestate, Defra, R&D

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The use of biomethane as transport fuel continues to grow in the UK

Earlier this month, the Department for Transport published the latest biofuel statistics from the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) current reporting period (11), running from April 2018 to April 2019. This dataset covers until December 2018 and shows a strong increase in the volume of biomethane when compared with previous reporting periods. In these…

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Tags: biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, biofuels, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste collection, Sweden, alberto rocamora

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: New sludge digester retrofit by Landia for Scottish Water

Landia has won an important new order with Scottish Water to retrofit two sludge digesters with its acclaimed GasMix mixing systems.

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Tags: member's press release, sludge, anaerobic digestion, biogas, pumps

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Industry news, upcoming training and ADBA’s new Technical Support Manager

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Last week, the Environment Agency prosecuted two farming companies who caused a serious pollution incident, which impacted groundwater and killed numerous fish in a nearby pond that has meant a penalty of £28,000. An AD site was one of the two farming companies that was penalised due to poor maize…

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Tags: UK AD & Biogas, Environment Agency, ad certification scheme

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Running an AD plant: Lessons from Germany

Ahead of his presentations at the World Biogas Summit and UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2019, Swen Grossgebauer, Local Authority Development Manager at MVV Environment, shares his experience of running a healthy anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Germany.

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Tags: uk ad & world biogas expo 2019, world biogas summit, anaerobic digestion, biogas, germany, food waste, performance, design

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