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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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PRESS STATEMENT: Green gas industry responds to fracking court ruling

Responding to the High Court’s ruling that key aspects of the government’s national planning policy on fracking are unlawful, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association, said: “This ruling tells us what we all already knew: that fracking is not a clean, long-term, or viable…

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Charlotte Morton, fracking

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: CooperOstlund announces cooperation with Vaisala for 3-in-1 biogas instrument

Biogas plants can now extract more value from waste following the launch of the world’s first in-situ 3-in-1 biogas measurement instrument.

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, anaerobic digestion, biogas measurement

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Decoding the RWS consultation (II): collection

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Following last week's article on consistency, this week we want to open up the discussion on different collection systems as in the Consultation on consistency in household and business recycling collections in England. Defra's proposals to meet the ambitious municipal waste recycling target (65% by 2035) includes to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, food waste collection, resources & waste strategy, resources and waste strategy, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, Defra, consultation, Wrap, alberto rocamora

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ADBA answers BEIS consultation on the SEG

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We have submitted this week our second response to BEIS' consultation on the future for small-scale low-carbon generation. You can find the text in here: In the consultation, BEIS proposes larger electricity suppliers (>250,000 domestic electricity supply customers) offer small-scale generators a price per kWh for the electricity they…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, seg, smart export guarantee, export tariff, small generators, small scale AD, biogas to electricity, electricity, beis, consultation, alberto rocamora

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BEIS Committee to Explore Energy Infrastructure Investment

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The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has launched an inquiry to examine the outlook for future investment in energy infrastructure in the UK. The Committee will be looking at whether the Government needs a new approach to bring forward investment to deliver a low carbon, low cost energy system…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, beis, financial incentives, consultation, biogas, renewable financial incentives

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BEIS confirm no RHI tariff degression for 1 April 2019

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As we suggested would likely be the case back in January, government has this week confirmed that there will not be a degression for biomethane and large biogas tariffs under the RHI or for small and medium biogas on 1 April 2019.   Biogas and biomethane tariffs The below table shows current…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, beis, Renewable Heat Incentive, degression, thom koller

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What took place at the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019

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Yesterday we held the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019, taking place in Glasgow. The event saw over a hundred delegates come together to discuss future AD policy and technology, share success stories and preparations made for Brexit. The day kicked off with a welcome from David Newman, President of the World…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Scotland, adba scottish national conference 2019, thom koller

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Biomethane production to continue its positive trend in 2019

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Biomethane from AD has continued its growth through 2018. At the end of the year, almost a hundred of anaerobic digesters were producing and injecting biomethane to the grid with a combined capacity of 4.7 Terawatts per hour (TWh). Using different feedstocks (waste, agriculture or sewage), these plants have a combined production…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane as a transport fuel, alberto rocamora

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Biological support from FM BioEnergy sees AD plant’s output double

The operator of a crop-fed biogas plant has seen its energy output double in just six months following an overhaul of the digester biology by anaerobic digestion (AD) experts FM BioEnergy.

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, biology, methane

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Latest news and events from the AD Network

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Dear AD Network Members, We have some relevant external events and opportunities to bring to your attention:   The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) is holding a Workshop on Biofilm Engineering, Edinburgh, 30th April 2019 The workshop will explore problem areas, unmet needs and opportunities in commercial contexts and will review…

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Tags: R&D, anaerobic digestion

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ADBA sets out views on long-term heat decarbonisation options

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In recent weeks BEIS has been calling for views on their evidence review for long-term heat decarbonisation, Clean Growth: Transforming Heating. You can read the evidence review here.   Summary of the evidence review As we set out in our earlier blog, available to read here, this report from …

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Tags: food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, RHI, renewable financial incentives, beis, riio2, heat decarbonisation, Ofgem, waste hierarchy, thom koller

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