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Funding of up to £1,000 available for women working in the energy sector

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Women & Leadership International is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the UK’s energy sector.

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Tags: energy, funding

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Biomethane present at the UK Bus Summit

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UK Bus Summit took place on Wednesday 6th February at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London. The event is organised on a yearly basis by Transport Times and during the event this year Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Nusrat Ghani MP, announced an extra 48 million funding to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane buses, alberto rocamora

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HNIP Applications Now Open

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The Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) opened for applications on the 5th February 2019. The opening of the new scheme following the publication of the Application Guidance and Application Form in December. The Guidance outlines the application process itself and how this will function. Triple Point Heat Networks,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, district heat, heat network investment project, hnip, heat networks, beis, triple point, ad chp, thom koller

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ADBA attends Parliamentary roundtable on food waste collections

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On Thursday morning, I represented ADBA at a roundtable in the House of Commons on taking forward plans for rolling out universal separate food waste collections following the publication of the government's Resources & Waste Strategy.

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Tags: food waste, anaerobic digestion, chris noyce, Defra, resources and waste strategy

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New Data On Food Waste Collections

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Our ongoing parliamentary engagement with supportive MPs has turned up some interesting information on the tonnage of food waste currently collected by those local authorities who separately collect it. We are currently tabling additional parliamentary questions so to find out the potential total tonnage that could be collected per authority,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste

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ADBA respond to Ofgem Targeted Charging Review minded to position

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As we set out towards the end of last year in our blog on network charing, Ofgem is changing the way in which they recover the costs of the networks used to transport electricity to homes, public organisations and businesses. These costs are recovered through two types of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, electricity, Ofgem, targeted charging review, network charging, tnuos, bsuos, consultation, thom koller

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion central to Scottish circular economy - ADBA

A thriving Scottish anaerobic digestion (AD) industry is vital for the development of a truly circular economy in Scotland, according to the Chief Executive of the UK’s Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA).

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Tags: press release, Scotland, adba scottish national conference, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, ad certification scheme

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Is acidifcation the answer to the ammonia issue?

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As ADBA members may be aware, DEFRA are seeking to reduce emissions of air pollutants such as particulate matter and ammonia. DEFRA have a particular concern about ammonia emissions, as they are the only air pollutant rising rather than falling. Sources of ammonia emissions include the use of artificial fertilisers …

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PRESS RELEASE: Defence Minister extols virtues of anaerobic digestion following military base deal

Minister for Defence People & Veterans Tobias Ellwood MP has described anaerobic digestion (AD) as “a truly green and sustainable solution” as he launched a new deal that will see a Norfolk military base receive almost all its power from a nearby AD plant.

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, biogas, electricity, fertiliser

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Heat Network Investment Project workshops to support applications

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To support applicants throughout the application process and to answer any questions you may have on the application guidance Triple Point Heat Networks, who managed the delivery of the government's Heat Network Investment Project (HNIP) will be hosting webinars and workshops as well as attending industry events. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, heat networks, heat network investment project, beis, hnip, district heating, workshop, thom koller

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Scottish Government supports AD and retention of the Feed-in Tariff

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Discussing anaerobic digestion in Scotland, Member for Scottish Parliament Liam McArthur asked a written question to the Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands Paul Wheelhouse MSP who has responded saying: The Scottish Government is committed to encouraging and promoting renewable technologies, such as anaerobic…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, fit closure, Community AD, Scotland, thom koller

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Pilot programmes wanted for the new Environmental Land Management scheme for agriculture

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Following the referendum decision to leave the European Union opportunity to reform agriculture is well underway. As was signalled in the consultation that Defra ran last year on the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit, government is seeking to fundamentally change…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, CAP, common agriculture policy, Defra, new environmental land management scheme, 25 year environment plan, farming, agricultural, climate change mitigation, soil, thom koller

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8 new biomethane Tariff Guarantee applications

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Earlier this week ADBA met with Ofgem for an update on the Renewable Heat Incentive. Here is what we learned.   New Tariff Guarantee applications Ahead of the 1 January tariff degression Ofgem received 16 applications for biomethane Tariff Guarantees. We understand that 8 of these were withdrawal and resubmission of existing…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, Renewable Heat Incentive, beis, Ofgem, rhi tariff guarantees, degression, thom koller

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AD in the 4th Annual Conference of the Resource Recovery from Waste

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On January 16, academia researching on waste recovery and stakeholders gathered in the 4th Annual Conference of the Resource Recovery from Waste (RRW). Among all research project presented (MeteoRR; B3; R3AW; INSPIRE and CVORR); a project on cycling the value of anaerobic digestate and biomass ash from waste to fertilisers…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste, biowaste, resource recovery, nutrient recovery, alberto rocamora

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Quality awards underpin Balmoral Tanks ambition

Llantrisant-based Balmoral Tanks was recognised at the prestigious Wales Quality Centre’s 30th anniversary awards ceremony recently. (23 January 2019).

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion

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