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WRAP estimates 3.6 million tonnes of food waste in food production

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WRAP published last month a report on Food waste in primary production in the UK. It concludes that more work is urgently needed on food surplus and waste on the farm as they are a critical area of the food chain: Around 3.6 million tonnes of food surplus and waste occur…

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RHI and RTFO dual entitlement rules

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Following the last RHI closure group, BEIS officials provided the position agreed between BEIS, DfT and Ofgem on dual participation on the RHI and RTFO: Last year it was confirmed that dual participation on the RHI and the RTFO was possible although it was noted that the RHI Regulations were…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, beis, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, DfT, biomethane as a transport fuel, RTFO, rtfcs, rhi closure group, dual participation

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Meeting between ADBA and BEIS about future policy support for electricity generation

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Last week Rebecca Thompson, Senior Policy Manager at ADBA, met with the Head of Biomass Electricity at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to discuss the Anaerobic Digestion sector. They discussed that new support for renewable electricity generation, Contracts for Difference, did not effectively support biogas electricity generation…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, FIT, Defra, Feed-in-Tariff, renewable financial incentives, CAP, beis, Biomass, agriculture, agriculture bill, common agriculture policy, rebecca thompson, biogas to electricity, electricity, renewable electricity, seg, smart export guarantee, CfD, Contracts for Difference

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Engaging with the new Government

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Engaging with the new Government ADBA has hit the ground running in our engagement with the new Government, with Charlotte Morton writing welcome letters, and requesting meetings with, all relevant Secretaries of State at the Treasury, Business, Agriculture, Trade, International Development and Local Government departments. Charlotte has made it clear…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, food waste, Defra, consultation, beis, financial incentives

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE   BTS Biogas Srl (BTS) announces new ownership

August 1th, 2019    PRESS RELEASE    BTS Biogas Srl (BTS) announces new ownership. Virtual Equity Partners LLC (VEP) is now sole owner of BTS. The new management aims to increase plant construction sales in Europe and worldwide.    Brunico (BZ), ITALY - The acquisition of 100% of the…

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At EA’s Regulatory Business Forum, ADBA emphasises the role of AD

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ADBA attended the Environment Agency Regulatory Business Forum recently. We stressed how important it is that Defra and the EA gives AD...

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ADBA meets BEIS for post RHI closure

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ADBA has attended a round of meetings between BEIS and stakeholders over possible issues that might come in the period from the closure of RHI on 31st of March 2021 and when the last tariffs will be paid. One of the covered issues was the dual participation in RTFO…

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Tags: post-rhi, RHI, dual participation, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, biogas, alberto rocamora

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PRESS RELEASE - ADBA urges new government to keep the momentum on circular economy

Anaerobic Digestion trade association urges new government to keep the momentum on building a sustainable circular economy Anaerobic digestion (AD) can reduce UK GHG emissions by 5% and help the UK meet its net-zero obligations and Paris Agreement commitments. The global AD and biogas industry is only treating 2% of the organic…

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External Press Release: Eco2 looks towards anaerobic digestion with new appointment

Press Release: Eco2 looks towards anaerobic digestion with new appointment For immediate release Leading Welsh renewable energy company, Eco2 has confirmed its ambition to add anaerobic digestion (AD) to its wide-ranging development and asset management portfolio with the appointment of Robert Richards as Biomass Portfolio Manager focusing on AD. Robert…

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PRESS RELEASE - Defra responds to consistency in recycling collections in England consultation

Defra responds to consistency in recycling collections in England consultation ADBA welcomes Defra’s positive decisions on food waste collections for households and businesses ADBA recommendations taken on board Many respondents mention AD as a technology to improve food waste treatment The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA)…

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Government Responds to Resources & Waste Consultation

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The Government has published it’s response to the Resources & Waste Strategy Consultation, to which ADBA responded earlier this year. The response contains positive news for our industry, as Ministers have accepted many of our recommendations – with significant majorities of other respondents also in favour of strong…

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Where is AD going? An insight into the potential of AD applications and new technology

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Fascinating day at the BEIS funded BioGrid talks and lab tours at the University of South Wales.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, R&D

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Government to Consider Social Value in Public Procurement

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Government considering social value in public procurement The Government is considering the responses to a consultation that is considering adding an element of ‘social value’ into its public procurement and buying strategies. For example, companies would have to demonstrate that plans to tackle climate change, employment of local…

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New Heat Networks Investment Project guidance

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New guidance is now available for Heat Networks Investment Project applications. HNIP Review process This document is for applicants who request a review of a decision taken by the HNIP Investment Committee. It sets out important information about the basis on which applications are considered and what to do if…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, beis, heat network investment project, heat networks, rebecca thompson, biogas heat, biomethane

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PRESS RELEASE - UK Government must do more to meet net-zero emissions targets says CCC

PRESS RELEASE 12 July 2019 UK Government must do more to meet net-zero emissions targets says CCC – and integrate anaerobic digestion into its plans, says industry body. UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) responds to 2019 Progress Report from the UK Committee on Climate Change The UK AD industry can cut…

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