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Case Study - Implementing AD for Food Waste Collections

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Given the publication of the Government's consultations into implementing the Resources & Waste Strategy, ADBA are undertaking to demonstrate how local authorities can implement seperate food waste collections, and send that inedible food waste to anaerobic digestion. We are pleased to feature Newcastle Under Lyme in Staffordshire, who…

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Italian Biogas Inspiration

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ADBA External Affairs Manager Jon Harrison was lucky to join a delegation to Lombardy last week, hosted by the CircE project and the regional government. There were attendees from several different countries, from Bulgaria, Slovenia, Spain, Italy, France and Cyprus. The schedule was pretty full-on and over the two and…

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Brexit Update

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Last week MPs voted on a series of motions regarding the Prime Minster’s Brexit Plans. Most significantly, a motion proposing a second referendum was heavily defeated – by a margin greater than the Prime Minister’s actual deal was defeated by. However, MPs also voted to request…

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ADBA at 10: looking back and forward

Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), discusses how ADBA will celebrate its tenth anniversary with the appointment of a new Chairperson and what the organics recycling industry can look forward to in the coming decade.

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, ADBA, chairperson

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Composting separated food waste digestate fibre

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See a note I've written for ADBA members on the potential for composting separated fibre from digested food waste here. This is something that government should be conducting a study on.   Any comments would be appreciated - ollie.more@adbioresources.org 

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Tags: ammonia, plastic, Defra, compost, digestate

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Recruiting a new Chairperson to lead ADBA into its second decade

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As members may have heard Charlotte announce at the ADBA National Conference 2018 back in December, ADBA is in the process of recruiting a Chairperson to lead the association into its second decade and help deliver our vision of a world-leading UK AD industry.

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Tags: chairperson, Charlotte Morton, ADBA

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Decoding the RWS consultation (III): garden waste

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In Defra's consultation on consistency, garden collection is closely linked to food waste collection as both are organic waste and currently collected mixed by 12% of local authorities in England. If both are organic, why are not collected together? There are two considerations to make to understand current state of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste, Defra, resources & waste strategy, resources and waste strategy, alberto rocamora

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ADBA sets out views on RIIO2 price controls

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Ofgem sets revenues for gas and electricity network companies through the RIIO process, this stands for Revenue = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs. Yesterday we submitted our response to Ofgem's RIIO-2 sector specific consultation on the price control for gas distribution, 'GD2'. You can view this response here. In…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Ofgem, riio2, riio-2, gas distribution network, GDNs, beis, clean growth, decarbonisation, heat decarbonisation, consultation

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PRESS STATEMENT: Green gas industry responds to Spring Statement

Responding to the Chancellor's Spring Statement, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association, said: “The UK’s green gas industry strongly welcomes the government’s commitment to increasing the proportion of green gas in the grid in order to decarbonise the UK’s heat supply, and we…

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, green gas, spring statement, food waste

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: New bioLNG plant for Wärtsilä Puregas Solutions

The technology group Wärtsilä has been given Notice to Proceed for a Liquid biogas (bioLNG) plant to be built in Asker, Norway.

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Tags: member's press release, biolng, biogas, biogas upgrading, liquefaction

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: UK’s biggest ever red nose for Comic Relief 2019

On Red Nose Day 2019, Friday 15th March, the UK’s biggest ever red nose will be created when the domed digester tank of a biogas plant is lit up red, at Grange Farm Energy in Spridlington, Lincolnshire.

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, biogas, crops, Future Biogas

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Sunday Times names HRS one of Britain’s fastest-growing sales stars

HRS Heat Exchangers has been recognised as one of the UK’s top 200 fastest-growing firms for international sales.

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Tags: member's press release, heat transfer technology

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: New Landia slurry pump works wonders at dairy farmer’s AD plant

A Shropshire dairy farmer/AD operator remembers the day when his sorrow turned to joy over what he thought was a faulty flowmeter – only to later discover that it was the output created by a new slurry pump that had sent readings soaring to numbers previously not recorded by the…

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, pumps, slurry

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