Food Waste Collections Series: Part 5: How can separate collections help close the Policy Gap?

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This blog is Part 5 of the Food Waste Collections Series where we are outlining the evidence we have collected on the benefits of introducing separate food waste collections in England. This evidence was submitted to DEFRA last month with the hope that this will help…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, committee on climate change, policy gap, food waste collections, separate food waste collections, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 18 provisional tariff guarantees issued

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Following the introduction of the Tariff Guarantee process for applying to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) on 22nd May, Ofgem publishes a progress report on a weekly basis which you can visit here. In this blog we draw out the key information relevant to the AD industry.   Tariff…

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

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Goodbye to Jessica Allan

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We're sad to say that Jessica Allan, our Regulatory Affairs Manager, has moved on from ADBA to a new role as a Principal Consultant at WYG. Jess joined ADBA three years ago, on the day of our annual AD Trade Show in Birmingham. Following that fast-paced introduction into the…

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Your chance to influence the future role of small-scale low-carbon power generation

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BEIS is calling for evidence on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation. You can read our overview of this by reading our earlier blog here. Government is consulting until 30 August and we are now inviting ADBA members to comment on our draft response, which you can download…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, beis, decentralised energy, ad chp, Contracts for Difference, thom koller

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Food Waste Collections Series: Part 4: Would separate collections lead to a reduction in food waste?

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This blog is Part 4 of the Food Waste Collections Series where we are outlining the evidence we have collected on the benefits of introducing separate food waste collections in England. This evidence was submitted to DEFRA last month with the hope that this will help…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, Climate Change Act, separate food waste collections, capture rates, food waste reduction, fwrap, Defra, Wrap, emiliano lewis

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The UK AD sector today - a geographical breakdown

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Today, there are 638 operational AD plants in the UK, across both the sewage and the non-sewage sector. In this blog, we take a quick look at where in the country those plants are located and which counties and regions have the highest concentration. The charts below are drawn from data…

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Sunday Times publishes ADBA letter

The Sunday Times has published a letter from ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton responding to an article on AD by the broadsheet.

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, RHI, crops, farming

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: WELTEC Group Takes Over 2.2-MW Biogas Plant in North Germany

As of 1 August 2018, Nordmethan GmbH, a company of the WELTEC BIOPOWER Group, has taken over an insolvent biogas plant in Südergellersen, Lower Saxony. The German specialist for the development and operation of biomethane and biogas plants will fully modernise the technical and operational overall concept of the 2.2-Megawatt plant.

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Should Standard Rules Permits be scrapped?

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The Environment Agency has issued a Call for Evidence on environmental permits for biowaste facilities. See our previous blogs on this here. One aspect of this is ending the option of operators having the choice of applying for a Standard Rules environmental permit.  The EA say: Standard rules "We…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, environmental permit, Ollie More

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Hat-trick of CHP maintenance contracts for CooperOstlund

CooperOstlund, the UK’s leading provider of gas engine specification and maintenance services, has announced a trio of new contract wins. The agreements will see CooperOstlund deliver combined heat and power (CHP) servicing and maintenance provision for a number of leading anaerobic digestion (AD) sites around the UK.

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 13 provisional tariff guarantees issued

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Following the introduction on the 22nd May of the Tariff Guarantee application process with the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Ofgem publishes a progress report on a weekly basis. Here we draw out the key information. You can visit the updated Ofgem page here. Tariff Guarantee applications…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, RHI, Ofgem, rhi tariff guarantees, rhi committed spend, tariff guarantee budget, emiliano lewis

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Gemidan Ecogi A/S celebrates their latest food waste treatment installation

The latest ECOGI food waste pre-treatment installation for the waste management company AffaldPlus in Denmark is now fully operational.

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, food waste, pre-treatment

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Iona Capital opens northern office in York

Iona Capital, the specialist environmental fund manager, is opening a northern office in York to increase its focus on its growing portfolio of biogas infrastructure assets in Yorkshire.

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, electricity

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RHI degression update - estimated spend up to June 2018

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We won't receive confirmation from BEIS over whether there will be a degression next quarter (on the 1st October) until the 1st September. However, when July's RHI applications and deployment data is published by BEIS, which is expected in the next week or two, this will give us…

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Food Waste Collections Series: Part 3: The value of food waste-based digestate

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This blog is Part 3 of the Food Waste Collections Series where we are outlining the evidence we have collected on the benefits of introducing separate food waste collections in England. This evidence was submitted to DEFRA three weeks ago with the hope that this will help…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, Defra, separate food waste collections, nutrient recovery, emissions reduction, digestate, emiliano lewis

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