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Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) to launch in January 2019

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As part of Green Great Britain Week, today saw the official launch of the £320 million Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) to support the development of heat networks. A pilot programme ran from 2016-17. Heat networks could meet up to 17% of heat demand in homes and up to 24%…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, hnip, heat networks, heat network investment project, beis, thom koller

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BEIS look to restrict biomass combustion in urban areas

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today launched a consultation on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) support for biomass combustion in urban areas. You can read the consultation document here. Government proposes that biomass combustion installations should no longer be eligible for RHI support if they are…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, air quality, air pollution, Biomass, beis, consultation, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Biomethane: UK set for surge in plants producing ‘green gas’

Huge and fast growth is forecast for the UK’s biomethane industry, with predictions of a 50 per cent rise in the number of operating plants – and investment of up to £400m – by January 2020.

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Tags: member's press release, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, beis, RHI, anaerobic digestion

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PRESS RELEASE: Celebrating green gas in Green GB Week

The UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD) is celebrating the contribution of green gas to tackling climate change as Green GB Week gets underway.

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, green gb week, green gas, Charlotte Morton, climate change

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Climate experts asked for advice on net zero target

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This week is the first-ever Green GB & NI Week, which is looking to bring society together to tackle climate change. To mark the launch Energy and Clean Growth Minister, Claire Perry wrote to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) asking for advice on: Setting a date for achieving…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, beis, claire, commitee on climate change, ipcc, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Pioneer’s biogas benefits by using ‘more than just a pump’

The tagline on the Bioplex website reads ‘Defining the Future of Recycling’. True. But it could so well be described as: ‘Love of Sustainability’.

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

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: QED Environmental Systems relocates to state-of-the-art facility in Coventry

There were three cheers at QED Environmental Systems this September as the company officially opened doors to its brand-new facility in Cyan Park Coventry.

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Anaerobic digestion is huge economic opportunity for UK, ADBA tells Treasury

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton has this week written to Robert Jenrick MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, outlining the economic and environmental benefits of AD. Highlighting the benefits it can bring in renewable heat and power (in the form of biogas), clean transport fuel, and natural fertiliser. In her…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives, member's press release, food waste, Defra, financial incentives, R&D

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: CooperOstlund agrees CHP retrofit project with Anglian Water

Leading gas engine specification and maintenance expert, CooperOstlund, has announced a new supply agreement with Anglian Water.

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Tags: member's press release, CHP

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion is huge economic opportunity for UK, ADBA tells Treasury

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has described the UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry as a huge economic opportunity for the UK ahead of November’s Autumn Statement.

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, treasury, food waste collections, industrial strategy

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: David Rix to drive the future of Roadgas

Roadgas, a key supplier of natural gas and bio-methane vehicle refuelling station infrastructure and Scania’s UK partner based in Nottingham have recently appointed David Rix as its’ new Managing Director.

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Tags: member's press release, biomethane, transport

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DfT expecting a role for biofuels in decarbonising HGVs for years to come

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In preparation for leaving the European Union in March next year the Department for Transport confirmed last week that a Statutory Instrument (SI) will be laid before Parliament in the coming weeks to make some minor alterations to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO). The changes remove the duty on…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, brexit, DfT, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, uk motor fuel ghg reporting regs, renewable transport fuel obligation, thom koller

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Government Bioeconomy Strategy ‘coming very soon’

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Last week ADBA's Policy Team caught up with BEIS on the latest thinking on the government Bioeconomy Strategy. Following consultation in January 2017 the response is now expected very soon. You can read our submission to BEIS here. The Bioeconomy Strategy will set out 15 actions based around the 5 foundations of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, bioeconomy strategy, bioeconomy, bioresources, biorefinery, research and development, research and innovation, beis, clean growth strategy, thom koller

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An unFITting end: 13.112MW available capacity

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When the Feed-in Tariff reopened for applications in February 2016 a quarterly cap was introduced to help control the scheme's budget. Each quarter or 'Tariff Period' there would be 5MW worth of capacity for new AD applications. Successful preliminary accrediation applicants receive a year-long validity period during which the tariff…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, renewable financial incentives, beis, Ofgem, decentralised energy, fit consultation, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Malmberg wins new biogas contract in UK

Wessex Water renewable energy company GENeco is investing in a new biogas upgrading plant from Malmberg.

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Tags: member's press release, biogas upgrading, wastewater, biomethane

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