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Final call to complete WRAP’s survey on the AD and composting industry

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Defra has asked WRAP to provide up-to-date information about the capacity and throughput of the AD and organics industries across the UK. By completing the survey, Defra, ADBA and other associations will gain further insight into the industry, helping to inform the development of future policy. The data gained will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, nick primmer, Wrap, winning moves, Survey

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ADBA renews its pre-election asks from the new Conservative Government to support the UK AD industry

ADBA renews its pre-election asks from the new Conservative Government to support the UK anaerobic digestion industry   Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association Chief Executive Charlotte Morton congratulates Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his General Election victory She however emphasises her pre-election call for the new Government to unlock…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, Charlotte Morton, general election, net zero, uk government

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EA communications following the Biowaste Regulatory Forum

Following a recent Biowaste Regulatory Forum meeting with the Environment Agency (EA), trade associations and industry bodies, it has become clear that more communication is needed on suitable materials for seeding anaerobic digestion facilities during their commissioning phase and the need for a suitable authorisation to have been obtained. …

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Tags: Environment Agency, commissioning, sam hinton, regulation

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Businesses asked to help shape new UK electronic waste tracking service

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The four UK governments and environment agencies are working together to develop an electronic waste tracking service that will capture information on all movements of waste in the UK. The project aims to manage digital information relating to the movement of all waste in a single solution, helping improve compliance…

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Tags: Defra, biowaste

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Call for Case Studies: Industrial Energy Transformation Fund consultation

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This is a final call for case studies to inform the design of next year’s Industrial Energy Transformation Fund’s (IETF) – a £315m government fund set to help reduce UK industrial emissions. This scheme is specifically geared towards companies (e.g. food/drinks manufacturers) operating…

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Tags: beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, consultation, nick primmer, case studies, ietf, industrial energy transformation fund, industry, onsite AD, fuel switching

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Ofgem seeking evidence on commissioning equipment for biomethane

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Ofgem have put out a call for evidence to better understand the industry standards and practices for commissioning of biomethane plants. ADBA, along with other industry associations, has raised concerns with Ofgem and BEIS that this must not add additional uncertainty to the industry around meeting commissioning deadlines. Ofgem will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RHI, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, financial incentives, call for evidence, commissioning, rebecca thompson

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ADBA praises global biogas industry commitment to deliver 12% reduction in global greenhouse gases

The World Biogas Association, of which ADBA is a founder member, issues Declaration to deliver 12% global GHG emissions reductions by 2030, signed by major industry players. It's the first time so many powerful organisations join forces to address climate change and demand that world governments unlock the potential of the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, press release, Charlotte Morton

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Energy Networks Association (ENA) consultation on network innovation priorities

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Working with Regen, ENA are updating the strategies that guide network innovation. You can provide your feedback and thoughts on the matter through the completion of their 5-15 mins survey – click here to take part. This is an opportunity to shape the innovation priorities at the heart of our…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, ENA, regen, energy networks association, consultation, innovation, network, nick primmer, research and innovation, Survey

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Weekly update from ADBA’S Technical Support Manager

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Weekly update from ADBA’S Technical Support Manager HSE – WISH – CHW Recently I attended the Health and Safety Executive’s forum WISH-CHW, which brings together HSE, private companies and industry bodies. General Election ‘purdah’, again hampered conversations. The CHW (Creating Healthier, Safer Workplaces) is…

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Tags: environmental regulation, sam hinton, SEPA, R&D, HSE

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ADBA praises global biogas industry commitment to deliver 12% reduction in global emissions by 2030

ADBA praises global biogas industry commitment to deliver 12% reduction in global greenhouse gases emissions by 2030 The World Biogas Association, of which ADBA is a founder member, issues Declaration to deliver 12% global GHG emissions reductions by 2030, signed by major industry players It's the first time so many powerful organisations join…

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Tags: biogas, world biogas association, climate change, cop25, unfccc, uk government

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How can AD deliver Scotland’s local energy plan? Feed in your views!

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The Scottish Government is consulting on its Local Energy Policy and ADBA's is be feeding in to make sure AD is part of the solution! But we want to hear from you to make sure we're representing the views of our members. We are carefully reviewing the Policy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, UK AD & Biogas, digestate, Scotland, net zero, just transition commission, rebecca thompson, Scottish Government, adba scottish national conference

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Notice – Reopening Call for OFGEM Case Studies

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As previously advertised, ADBA will be writing to the new Ofgem Chief Executive, Jonathan Brearley regarding a list of issues identified to date amongst the industry stakeholders in their dealings with the office. However, we understand that Mr Brearley will now not be starting at Ofgem until February 2020. As such,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, Ofgem, consultation

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Conservatives Publish Election Manifesto

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The Conservative Party has published its manifesto for the 2019 election, which includes several key policies relevant for the AD sector, which are outlined below. The Conservatives will use the £1 billion ‘Ayrton Fund’ to develop affordable and accessible clean energy that will ‘improve lives and help us…

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Update from ADBA’S Technical Support Manager following the Biowaste Regulatory Forum

Last week I attended the Biowaste Regulatory Forum, which brings together Defra, the environmental regulators and industry bodies. Unfortunately, due to purdah Defra did not attend but the EA and NRW had representatives.   The main points discussed at the meeting were:   Standard Rules Permits Consultation ADBA will be…

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Tags: environmental regulation, quality protocol, standard rules permits, sam hinton

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Labour Publishes Manifesto

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The Labour Party have published their manifesto, outlining their energy and climate policies for the forthcoming election. Summarised below are their key policies relevant to the AD sector; Labour will create a Sustainable Investment Board to bring together the Chancellor, Business Secretary and Bank of England Governor to oversee, co-ordinate…

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