Defra farming consultation: comment on our draft response

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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is consulting on the support for farmers following the end of the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP). ADBA is responding to the consultation, Health and Harmony: The Future for Food, Farming and the Environment in a Green Brexit, details of which you…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, Defra, on farm ad, future of on farm ad, common agricultural policy cap, crop rotation, digestate, air quality, ammonia emissions, GHG emissions, agricultural feedstocks, Future Biogas, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: DMT hits landmark production of ¼ billion cubic metres of green gas

Global biogas upgrading equipment specialist DMT Environmental Technology will reveal at UK AD and World Biogas Expo 2018 how its membrane technology has produced a quarter of a billion cubic metres of biomethane, which is enough green gas to heat 227,000 homes and power thousands of vehicles worldwide. Furthermore, the firm will…

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, biomethane, anaerobic digestion

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Reduce digestate volumes with HRS

At UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018 stand D603, HRS Heat Exchangers will showcase its novel Digestate Concentration System (DCS), which increases the dry solid content of digestate three-or four-fold, typically to between 10-20 per cent.

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Tags: member's press release, digestate, anaerobic digestion

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Defra sets out support for sending inedible food waste to AD

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Ahead of the forthcoming Resources and Waste Strategy, at last week’s ADBA Member Meeting we were joined by Robert Vaughan, Head of Household Waste and Recycling at Defra, who spoke about the work being undertaken towards achieving the target of zero food waste to landfill by 2030. This could…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Defra, fwrap, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, separate food waste collections, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: WELTEC BIOPOWER Expands Plant Lineup in Northern Ireland

German biogas specialist WELTEC BIOPOWER is currently building three anaerobic digestion plants in Northern Ireland. All three 500-kW plants will shortly be completed and will go live in summer 2018. Two of them are being set up in County Antrim in north-east Northern Ireland. Another plant is being built in Benburb…

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, Northern Ireland, biogas

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Renewable Heat Incentive reforms pass Commons Committee stage

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The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) regulations were considered yesterday (23 April 2018) by the Second Delegated Legislation Committee (DLC). Claire Perry MP, Minister for Energy and Clean Growth introduced the regulations and discussed the reforms coming to the scheme. Staturoty Instruments like the RHI reforms that subject to the affirmative procedure are…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Renewable Heat Incentive, beis, House of Commons, Ofgem, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Edina wins second Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in four years

Edina UK Ltd, the UK and Ireland’s leading total solutions provider for combined heat and power (CHP), gas and diesel power generation is extremely proud and honoured to announce that it has been awarded the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, Innovation category award for the second time in four…

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Tags: member's press release, CHP, anaerobic digestion

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WRAP present their Cost Benefit Analysis Tool at ADBA Members’ Meeting

At the ADBA Members' Meeting last Wednesday (18th April), Mike Falconer Hall, Programme Manager at WRAP, gave a very interesting presentation on the Cost Benefit Analysis Tool that WRAP have developed for the food waste and recycling industry. To see Mike's presentation, click here. The tool helps…

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Tags: Wrap, cost benefit analysis, food waste, biogas, anaerobic digestion, food waste collection, separate food waste collections, caddy liners, bin stickers

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NEW April 2018 ADBA Policy Report published

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Our brand new Anaerobic Digestion Policy Report April 2018 has now been published! To download it, click here, or on the thumbnail below (you will need to be logged in to be able to access it). The April 2018 edition contains some exciting new chapters not previously seen in earlier editions of…

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Tags: policy report, UK AD & Biogas, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: AD funder joins industry advisory board

Renewable energy funder, Privilege Finance, has shown its dedication to the future of the AD and biogas industry, with CEO Phil Gerrard, joining a new advisory board that is focussed on tackling the issues that matter the most.

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Waste Treatment BREF at final stage before publication

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Earlier this week it was confirmed that the draft Best Available Techniques (BAT) conclusions for waste treatment received a positive opinion by the IED Article 75 Committee last Thursday 12th April. This is also referred to as the Waste Treatment BREF. This means that the final version of the draft Commission…

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Breaking news: RHI reforms set for Commons debate next week

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The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) reforms will be debated in the House of Commons next week, on Monday afternoon (23rd April). The reforms seek to implement the December 2016 government response to the consutlation on a reformed and refocused scheme. Following the debate in the Commons the statutory instrument will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Renewable Heat Incentive, House of Commons, thom koller

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RHI Regulations Update - Contact Your MP

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The long Easter recess has had a knock-on effect on the passage of legislation through Parliament.  The most important piece that has been delayed are the Renewable Heat Incentive regulations, which at the time of writing are still slowly progressing through the Parliamentary process. ADBA is keenly aware that…

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Tags: food waste operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Charlotte Morton, financial incentives, beis

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Biomethane potential more than 1,072 TWh across Europe by 2050

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Gas for Climate has produced a report exploring the role of gas in a fully decarbonised energy system, meeting the Paris Agreement target of limiting global temperature increase to well below two degrees. You can download the report here. The report finds that it is possible to significantly scale up…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Europe, european biogas association, gas for climate, market potential, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: AD funder shortlisted for industry awards

Specialist AD finance provider, Privilege Finance’s commitment to the renewables sector has been rewarded, with the company being shortlisted for three British Renewable Energy Awards.

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

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