PRESS RELEASE: ADBA calls for new biogas policy as end of Feed-in Tariff nears

With the government today announcing its decision to continue limiting anaerobic digestion deployment in the Feed-in Tariff, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) is calling on the government to put forward a new policy on support for AD on farms and using wastes. Commenting on the announcement, ADBA Chief…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, press release, biogas, Ollie More, financial incentives, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, food waste operators, crop operators

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Biomethane to Grid Working Group - 7 March

ADBA's Biomethane to Grid Working Group will meet on 7 March 2017, 10.00-13.00 in London. Following the government response to the Renewable Heat Incentive this meeting provides opportunity for industry to meet to discuss the new feedstocks restrictions as well as other sustainability issues effecting operators. The Working Group will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biomethane to grid, biomethane to grid working group, RHI, consultation, thom koller, food waste operators, crop operators

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Tracking Functional Microbiomes of The UK’s Anaerobic Digestion Reactors

This 1 year project, funded by BBSRC and led by Prof. Orkun Soyer at the University of Warwick, focuses on furthering our understanding of anaerobic digestion, particularly on how the complex microbial communities affect and are affected by operational conditions. 16 UK AD reactors are taking part in the project, where both…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, R&D, r&d dissemination, microbiology

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AD Net workshop on novel feedstocks and conditioning technologies for AD

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This free event, being hosted by the BBSRC Anaerobic Digestion Network, will take place on 6th April 2017 on the Riseholme Campus, University of Lincoln, and plans to explore the use of novel feedstocks in anaerobic digestion, with invited experts from Europe and the UK. If you are working with novel…

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Tags: r&i, AD network, feedstocks, conditioning technologies

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Would you like to test WRAP’s new Cost Benefit Analysis Tool?

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The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) have recently completed the development of their Cost Benefit Analysis Tool. This tool is designed for local authorities who provide a separate weekly household food waste collection and AD operators who process that waste to identify the likely costs and benefits of implementing…

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Tags: chris noyce, Wrap, cost benefit analysis, local authorities, food waste collection, ad operators

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Analysing key constraints to biogas production from crop residues and manure in the EU

a spatially explicit method for making regional estimates of the potential for biogas production from crop residues and manure

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Analysis on the biogas potential from livestock, manure and crop residues

New report published by the Swedish Knowledge Centre for Renewable Transportation Fuels estimates the EU Biogas pottential from manure and crop residues

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Tags: European Union, manure, crop residues, biogas

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National Infrastructure Assessment: last chance to contribute to ADBA’s response

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The National Infrastructure Commission is calling for evidence on the UK infrastructure long-term needs. NIC’s National Infrastructure Assessment covers a broad range of topics, many of which could have implications for the AD industry. Topics include: transport, digital communications, energy, water and wastewater (drainage and sewerage), flood risk…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, consultation, national infrastructure commission, national infrastructure assessment, digestate, food waste, renewable financial incentives, renewable energy, decarbonisation, wastewater, solid waste, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, thom koller

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AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2017 open for entries

ADBA has announced that entries are now open for its annual AD & Biogas Industry Awards, which recognise innovation and achievement across all sectors of the AD and biogas industries both in the UK and globally. The awards, now in their sixth year, will take place in Birmingham on 5 July 2017 …

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Tags: UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, world biogas expo

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ADBA CEO gives evidence to EFRA Committee on food waste

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton called for mandatory separate food waste collections in England yesterday afternoon at the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee's inquiry into the social, economic and environmental costs of food waste in England. Charlotte said that it is "mind-bogglingly obvious that we should be separating…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, efra committee, food waste, Environment Agency, waste hierarchy

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Update on Waste Treatment BREF – January 2017

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Changes to the Waste Treatment BREF (BAT reference document) which is currently under revision have now been circulated for review. You can view the latest papers by clicking the following links: BAT Conclusions (January 2017) Background Paper (January 2017) – this provides background to the above conclusions document What is the BREF? …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, waste treatment bref, BREF, food waste operators, Environment Agency

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RHI degression statistics published

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BEIS have published the latest RHI degression statistics. However, as tariff resets have already been confirmed in the RHI consultation response they may not be as relevant to biomethane and biogas as usual. See our short note on this here. 

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Tags: biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, rhi consultation, beis

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Biomethane producers reverse charging for VAT exemption

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We've been in discussions with HMRC about whether biomethane producers of 4,000 m3/ hr and under should be exempt from the procedure of reverse charging of VAT on the gas sold to the wholesale market. This in principle sounds like a good idea as it would in theory mean less…

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Tags: vat, vat reverse charges, anaerobic digestion, biomethane

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World Biogas Association to partner with UK AD & Biogas to showcase global biogas industry

With the global biogas market estimated at £1trn and energy security, climate change and the UN Sustainable Development Goals driving the need to rapidly increase the uptake of biogas, the World Biogas Association (WBA) has agreed to partner with the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) to showcase the…

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Tags: world biogas association, UK AD & Biogas, agriculture, sewage treatment, waste management, transport, heat and power, food waste collection, landfill gas, biomethane vehicles, Charlotte Morton, david newman

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Training, Safety and Environment Working Group to meet in February

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ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment Working Group, chaired by David Woolgar, will be meeting on Tuesday 21st February to catch up on relevant topics, review progress on actions arising from the previous meeting and to confirm actions going forward. You can view minutes from previous meetings and find…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, safety and environment working group, training

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