UK transport policy ready for REDII

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As we have discussed in previous blogs the recast Renewable Energy Directive (REDII) has been provisionally agreed following the triologue negotiations between the different European Union institutions. For our overview of the incoming changes you can click here.   Key elements of the provisional agreement The provisions of the new…

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PRESS RELEASE: “Tide may be turning” for UK anaerobic digestion industry

The “tide may be turning” for the UK anaerobic digestion (AD) industry, according to the head of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA).

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Tags: press release, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, market report, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, RHI, food waste, circular economy package, on-farm AD

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National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios: 50 TWh of biomethane by 2050?

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Last week National Grid launched their Future Energy Scenarios (FES) report – July 2018. The report can be downloaded here. Given the difficulties with forecasting a single energy future over the long term, the aim of the FES report is to create a range of credible futures and different scenarios that…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, renewable heat, heat decarbonisation, future energy scenarios, national grid

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Biomethane and HM Treasury’s fuel duty differential

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Following the publication by the Department for Transport of the Road to Zero Strategy, government is now underway on a follow-up piece of work on natural gas and biomethane as vehicle fuels. Additional work is required to meet the Strategy's aim of reducing HGV greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2025. …

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National Infrastructure Commission calls for mandatory separate food waste collections by 2025

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Last week, the National Infrastructure Commission released their National Infrastructure Assessment. The Assessment, which you can read here, aims to provide a clear, long term strategy for the UK’s economic infrastructure from 2020 to 2050, which can then provide long term clarity for industry and the supply chain. The Commission…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, national infrastructure commission, national infrastructure assessment, separate food waste collections, Defra, resources and waste strategy, nic, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: CooperOstlund recognised for AD innovation

CooperOstlund, the UK’s leading provider of gas engine specification and maintenance services, was highly commended in the Best AD Support (Technical) category at this year’s AD & Biogas Awards. The ceremony, which recognises excellence across the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry, took place earlier this week (11 July) at the Vox…

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New ADBA Market Report July 2018 published

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The July 2018 version of the ADBA Market Report was launched last week at the UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018, and is now up online on the ADBA website. If you would like to download a copy, click here. This report outlines the current state of the anaerobic digestion (AD)…

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New Policy Connect report outlines the role of biomethane in the future of gas

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Last week Policy Connect launched their new report titled "Producing Low Carbon Gas: Future Gas Series Part 2", to which ADBA contributed, in which they outline the role of biogases and hydrogen in our energy mix to decarbonise the UK economy. Click here to download the full report. This is the…

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Tags: Policy Connect, carbon connect, low carbon, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, biogas, anaerobic digestion, heat decarbonisation, emiliano lewis

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PRESS RELEASE: Best in biogas celebrated at industry awards ceremony

The most exciting innovations in anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas were celebrated in style last night at the AD & Biogas Industry Awards Ceremony 2018.

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Tags: press release, ad & biogas industry awards, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Charlotte Morton, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Geotech to showcase new analyser at UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018

There are just a few days remaining until world leaders in the anaerobic and biogas fields join together to discuss the future of the burgeoning industry. The UK AD and World Biogas Expo 2018 takes place on July 11 and 12 at the NEC, Birmingham, and will have more than 250 exhibitors from over 50…

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DfT issues Road to Zero Strategy

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has today launched the Road to Zero Strategy which promises a massive expansion of green infrastructure across the country, reducing emissions from the vehicles already on the UK’s roads, and new measures to drive the uptake of zero emission cars, vans and trucks. …

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Still a week to apply to the £48 million Ultra-Low Emission Bus (ULEB) Scheme

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The Department for Transport is inviting applications to its Ultra Low Emisison Bus (ULEB) Scheme, with the deadline for applications extended to Monday 16th July 2018. ULEB is intended to be a more ambitious scheme, with qualifying buses producing at least 30% less GHG emissions than a conventional Euro VI bus and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, uleb, LowCVP, Department for Transport, thom koller

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ADBA’s initial response to EA permitting consultation – please have your say!

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Last week the Environment Agency (EA) published a call for evidence on proposals for change of environmental permitting for the biowaste sector, including AD. The call for evidence is quite open and wide-ranging, with evidence sought on a number of topics. It is an opportunity to let the regulator know…

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APHA fee update – new and revised fees for ABP sites

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The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) have this week published information on new or revised fees that were introduced on 30th June 2018. The charges relevant to Animal By-products are available to view here. This was first consulted on a couple of years ago, and you can see all the…

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Can we achieve food waste capture rates of 86% achieved by Milan?

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In recent months, we have been working with DEFRA on strengthening the case for introducing separate food waste collections in England. One part of the puzzle is looking at what food waste capture rates could be achieved in households if separate food waste collections were to be rolled out. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, food waste collections, capture rates, Wrap, Circular Economy, emiliano lewis

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