Archives

Plant Optimisation Training, 29th August, Cambridge

The ADBA Training and L&D programme aims to address the various aspects of running an AD plant efficiently, safely and sustainably, including all the inter-related activities from planning feedstock through to utilising digestate. “First class presentation and content, very worthwhile course for anyone involved in the AD…

Posted in: ADBA News, R&D Updates

Tags: on-farm AD, training, ad plant operator

Read more

Expert workshop – Innovations in sustainable bioenergy feedstocks

The workshop was organised by Ricardo and run with BEIS to explore how innovations could increase; supply, profitability, reduce risk, and allow crops to be grown in a wider range of conditions and improve harvesting or planting techniques for bioenergy. The workshop tended to focus on GHG accounting current and…

Posted in: Industry News, News for Members

Tags: sam hinton, anaerobic digestion, bioenergy, energy crops, digestate, future feedstock, R&D, beis, crop operators

Read more

Case studies needed for ADBA’s letter to the new Ofgem Chief Executive, Jonathan Brearley

ADBA will be writing to the new Ofgem Chief Executive, Jonathan Brearley. Should you wish to improve the interaction you have with Ofgem, please contact us with any pressing issues you wish to see addressed.

Posted in: ADBA News

Tags:

Read more

Preparing for Brexit: available webinars

Locked!

*Members Only*

Are you concerned about the impacts of Brexit on your business? Or, simply looking to be more prepared? ADBA have been in contact with BEIS to help direct members to relevant webinars which may help you. The following outlines the organisations, timings and content of…

Posted in:

Tags: anaerobic digestion, beis, hmrc, british library, webinar, brexit, emissions trading scheme, trade

Read more

Policy Report for October 2019

Locked!

*Members Only*

Our Policy Team has finalised the update to the Policy Report for October 2019. The previous version was published in April 2019 and since quite a few legislative changes have been put forward. The main emphasis was put on the RHI closure and future support for green gas; the Smart Export Guarantee…

Posted in: News for Members, Policy updates

Tags:

Read more

Update: All 13 Quality Protocols to be reviewed by the Environment Agency

The first 3 QPs to be reviewed, bullet points below, will hopefully be ready for external input by the end of October according to the Environment Agency. About three QPs will be reviewed at one time and the first three to be reviewed are: Compost Digestate PLA (Poultry litter ash)   …

Posted in: News for Members, Policy updates

Tags: sam hinton, environmental regulation, quality protocol

Read more

Clean Energy Fund Launched by Tees Valley Mayor

Locked!

*Members Only*

Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen is urging local community groups to take advantage of a £1.35 million pot to deliver regional clean energy projects. The Rural Community Energy Fund is being delivered by the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority. It provides grant funding to rural community groups that…

Posted in:

Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives

Read more

Gate fees for AD increase by £1, according to new WRAP report

Locked!

*Members Only*

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has published its 12th yearly report covering the gate fees charged for waste treatment, recovery and disposal, including anaerobic digestion, finding that gate fees have risen. The report concludes that the UK waste market continues to be fragmented, affected by local competition and…

Posted in: Industry News, News for Members

Tags:

Read more

ADBA features in Bioenergy Insight Magazine

Charlotte Morton, ADBA Chief Executive, shows how anaerobic digestion can contribute to greener and more effective use of our land and a cleaner, greener environment. Read the full interview on page 22 of Bioenergy Insight magazine here .

Posted in:

Tags: anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, biogas, digestate, land use, bioenergy

Read more

ADBA joins global strike to demand action on climate change

Today, 20th September 2019, staff from the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) took part in the global climate strike called by environmental activist Greta Thunberg to put pressure on world government to address the climate emergency affecting the planet.  This follows from the young people's march in…

Posted in: ADBA Press Release

Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, climate strike, climate change, climate emergency, net zero

Read more

Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) for electricity producers

Locked!

*Members Only*

ADBA’s Policy Team met with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to discuss the end of the Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) and the implementation of the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG), a more market-driven scheme. This initiative will be ready to roll-out on 1 January 2020 and will replace the export tariff…

Posted in: News for Members, Policy updates

Tags:

Read more

Climate Change Conference in Santiago, Chile

Locked!

*Members Only*

The UK Department for International Trade is currently accepting registrations of interest for COP25, a Climate Change Conference in Santiago, Chile, organised in the framework of the UN Convention on Climate Change. Upon registration please specify your company details to be further contacted by DIT with additional information.

Posted in:

Tags:

Read more

ADBA meeting with Defra’s recycling team

Locked!

*Members Only*

Last week, ADBA’s Policy Team met with Defra’s Head of Recycling, and Waste and Recycling Policy Advisor to discuss policy regarding the UK’s current and future organic waste management. The following outlines the key points discussed: The next consultation covering food waste collection…

Posted in:

Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, food waste operators, biomethane, food waste, recycling, government policy, environment, nick primmer

Read more

ADBA PRESS RELEASE - COP26 in the UK - a unique opportunity to put the UK biogas industry on the map

COP26 in the UK - a unique opportunity to put the UK biogas industry on the map Glasgow will host the COP26 meeting in December 2020 following Turkey's withdrawal UNFCCC Secretariat called for biogas to be "at the table" when governments design their Nationally Determined Contributions to the Paris Agreement. …

Posted in:

Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, member's press release, financial incentives

Read more

Informing Defra policy - please provide your input

We are supporting a new research study to map the AD and composting industries. This is an important opportunity for the sector to feed in data and views to inform Defra policy. Changes in policy could impact upon your business in the future. The study will collect a range of…

Posted in: Industry News, Policy updates

Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, Defra, digestate, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Wrap, organics recycyling survey

Read more