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BREAKING NEWS: Tariff Guarantees extended to 31 January 2021

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Changes to Tariff Guarantees on the Renewable Heat Incentive The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has just announced its intention to extend the allocation of Tariff Guarantee applications on the Renewable Heat Incentive to 31 January 2021. First introduced in May 2018, Tariff Guarantees offer investment certainty to large scale renewable…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, beis, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, rhi tariff guarantees, project extension

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PRESS RELEASE: Shortlist announced for global biogas awards

Date: 31st May 2019 Embargo: Immediate Shortlist announced for global biogas awards Awards Ceremony will recognise innovation and excellence in all aspects of anaerobic digestion and biogas in the UK and abroad. Winners to be announced at black-tie ceremony on 3rd July in Birmingham. Awards ceremony falls on first night of…

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Member Press Release - Better biogas feed as Borger’s pump solves rectangular tank mixing headache

Better biogas feed as Borger’s pump solves rectangular tank mixing headache An innovative new Borger pump at Cliff Quay Wastewater Treatment Works is significantly improving the blend of liquified sludge and cake for Anglian Water’s anaerobic digestion (AD/biogas) process. Working closely alongside Anglian Water and…

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Member Press Release - POME Dome success for Landia’s biogas digester mixing system in Malaysia

As a growing number of countries move away from lagoon-based systems for the treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME), Landia has gained an important new order to supply nine of its acclaimed GasMix digester mixing systems for the generation of green energy in Malaysia. Situated less than an hour…

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Waste Policy Round Table Discussion

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On 20 May, Rebecca Thompson, our Senior Policy Manager, spoke at a round table event on the UK’s Waste Policy Landscape facilitated by the Royal Society of Chemistry, focusing on the importance of Anaerobic Digestion in recycling food waste and decarbonising agriculture.

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Tags: food waste, rebecca thompson, food waste policy, agriculture policy, PAS110, Wales, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, digestate, Defra, R&D

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The use of biomethane as transport fuel continues to grow in the UK

Earlier this month, the Department for Transport published the latest biofuel statistics from the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) current reporting period (11), running from April 2018 to April 2019. This dataset covers until December 2018 and shows a strong increase in the volume of biomethane when compared with previous reporting periods. In these…

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Tags: biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, biofuels, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste collection, Sweden, alberto rocamora

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: New sludge digester retrofit by Landia for Scottish Water

Landia has won an important new order with Scottish Water to retrofit two sludge digesters with its acclaimed GasMix mixing systems.

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Tags: member's press release, sludge, anaerobic digestion, biogas, pumps

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Industry news, upcoming training and ADBA’s new Technical Support Manager

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Last week, the Environment Agency prosecuted two farming companies who caused a serious pollution incident, which impacted groundwater and killed numerous fish in a nearby pond that has meant a penalty of £28,000. An AD site was one of the two farming companies that was penalised due to poor maize…

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Tags: UK AD & Biogas, Environment Agency, ad certification scheme

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Running an AD plant: Lessons from Germany

Ahead of his presentations at the World Biogas Summit and UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2019, Swen Grossgebauer, Local Authority Development Manager at MVV Environment, shares his experience of running a healthy anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Germany.

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Tags: uk ad & world biogas expo 2019, world biogas summit, anaerobic digestion, biogas, germany, food waste, performance, design

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED distributor heads to Envex 2019

QED Environmental Systems’ long-standing Korean distributor ENinstrument, is gearing up to showcase QED gas analysis products at the highly anticipated Envex 2019 in Korea.

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Tags: member's press release, biomethane

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National Grid publishes its CfD’s 3rd allocation round detailed guidance

The second version of Contracts for Difference's allocation round 3 guidance has been published. You can consult the document here. This version includes detailed guidance on the Application Form, with screenshots and assistance for the online process. The first version developed by BEIS was published earlier this month together…

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Tags: Contracts for Difference, CfD, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane

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ADBA responds to DEFRA food waste consultation

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Responding to the government’s consultation on recycling consistency in England, ADBA has reiterated that AD is the best treatment option for food waste that cannot be prevented or redistributed to people or animals, a position supported by the government in its recent Resources & Waste Strategy (RWS) and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives, consultation, Defra

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Plastics in organics focus for Biowaste Regulatory Forum

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On Tuesday Ollie More attended a plastics sub-committee of the Biowaste Regulatory Forum, which is a forum for industry associations and the Environment Agency to discuss the environmental performance of the AD, composting and sewage sludge management industries.  This sub-committee meeting was organised to discuss the large amount of…

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BEIS consulting on SEG technical aspects

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The UK government continues to shape the future of the small-scale low carbon generation, publishing last week the second consultation on the supplier-led route to market: the Small Export Guarantee (SEG). Sustainability requirements are referred in question 2, mentioning AD when stating “For AD generators to evidence they have met…

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: New food waste plan offers renewable energy opportunities in Scotland

Farmers and landowners in Scotland are being encouraged to capitalise on new plans, unveiled by the Scottish Government and Zero Waste Scotland which will ensure unavoidable household food waste is recycled, by investing in Anaerobic Digestion (AD).

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, food waste, Scotland, privilege finance

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