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PRESS RELEASE: Inaugural World Biogas Summit to put biogas “at the heart of sustainable development”

A new World Biogas Summit will put anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas at the heart of sustainable development and high on the agenda of politicians and policymakers in the UK and around the globe, according to joint organisers the World Biogas Association (WBA) and the UK Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association …

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Tags: press release, Charlotte Morton, world biogas summit 2019

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With budget available in the RHI Tariff Guarantee pot will we see new biomethane applications?

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As you can see from the below below table (drawn from Ofgem data updated on 16 November 2018), there remains significant headroom in the Renewable Heat Incentive Tariff Guarantee (TG) pot. Close to £60m worth of RHI spend is still available for projects commencing in the financial year 2020/21 Year FY 18/19 FY 19/20 …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, rhi tariff guarantees, Ofgem, financial close, thom koller

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PRESS RELEASE: A Minister, a Lord, and a Chief Economist: keynotes announced for AD conference

The Minister for Investment, the Chair of the EU Energy & Environment Sub-Committee, and the Chief Economist of the National Infrastructure Commission have been announced as the keynote speakers for the ADBA National Conference 2018.

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Tags: press release, adba national conference 2018, Charlotte Morton

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ADBA presents a draft response to BEIS consultation on biomass combustion on urban area

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As exposed in this article, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched last month a consultation on biomass combustion eligibility under Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). You can read the consultation document here. The consultation proposes to exclude new biomass combustion located in urban areas and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, air pollution, air quality, Biomass, beis, consultation, thom koller, alberto rocamora

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The CCC urges deep changes on UK land use to mitigate and adapt to climate change

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Together with the report on biomass, the CCC has published a paper on Land use: Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. While this first paper makes a diagnosis of the current situation and future scenarios, another report is expected to be out next year focusing on policy recommendations. …

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Tags: committee on climate change, CCC, land use, carbon abatement, carbon capture, alberto rocamora

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Update on RHI Tariff Guarantees

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Ofgem publishes a weekly progress report on the RHI Tariff Guarantee application process, which you can access here. Here are the headlines: There have been 117 applications for Tariff Guarantees (across all eligible technologies), including resubmissions - up 6 from last week. Ofgem have issued 61 provisional tariff guarantee notices…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, crop operators, food waste operators, Ofgem, rhi tariff guarantees, thom koller

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The CCC calls on the Government to support sustainable bioenergy and prioritise biomethane-to-grid

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Today, the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC’s) has issued two new reports, one on land use and another on biomass. To read ADBA’s reaction to the reports, click here. Biomass in a low-carbon economy is a comprehensive workpiece on current biomass energy generation in…

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Tags: committee on climate change, CCC, Biomass, biowaste, biomethane as a transport fuel, alberto rocamora

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Now in force: 4-week response time to Ofgem RHI information requests

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From 12th November 2018, Ofgem has reduced the time given to applicants to respond to requests for further information from 12 weeks to 4 weeks. This change is intended to give staff at Ofgem more time to focus on active applications, with inactive applications now being removed more swiftly. This change will apply…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, RHI, Ofgem, thom koller

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PRESS RELEASE: AD industry responds to CCC land-use and biomass reports

Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), responds to the publication of the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC’s) two new reports on land use and biomass.

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Tags: press release, committee on climate change, Biomass, digestate, food waste, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Preparation key to delivering RHI tariffs

Extensive preparation is key to successful applications for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariff guarantee, according to one renewable energy funding provider.

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Tags: member's press release, RHI, biomethane, Ofgem, adba finance forum

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Urgent - join coalition to call for separate food waste collections

ADBA has joined a coalition of partners calling on the government to include a commitment to universal food waste collections in England in its forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy, and is encouraging its members to also join the coalition. The coalition will lobby the Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove…

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Tags: food waste, Defra, michael gove, resources & waste strategy

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Iona Capital invests in new AD biogas plant in south west Scotland

Iona Capital (“Iona”), a specialist investor in low carbon infrastructure, has financed the construction and operations of a new 8.8MWth anaerobic digestion plant located in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, farming, RHI, Scotland

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Ofgem continue to make progress on issuing biomethane Tariff Guarantee Notices

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Since the Renewable Heat Incentive reforms brought in the tariff resets and started the Tariff Guarantee process, Ofgem have published a weekly progress report on the application process, which you can access here. Here are the need to know details: There have been 111 applications for Tariff Guarantees …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, Ofgem, renewable financial incentives, rhi tariff guarantees, thom koller

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Biofuel gets go-ahead for testing

Innovate UK supports new technology that could displace fossil fuels

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED adds Snap Sampler® to its ground water sampling range

QED Environmental Systems has added the award-winning Snap Sampler® to its range of innovative environmental products, offering customers a brand-new, efficient and highly accurate way to sample ground water.

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Tags: member's press release, groundwater

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