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BEIS confirm no RHI tariff degression for 1 April 2019

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As we suggested would likely be the case back in January, government has this week confirmed that there will not be a degression for biomethane and large biogas tariffs under the RHI or for small and medium biogas on 1 April 2019.   Biogas and biomethane tariffs The below table shows current…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, beis, Renewable Heat Incentive, degression, thom koller

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What took place at the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019

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Yesterday we held the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019, taking place in Glasgow. The event saw over a hundred delegates come together to discuss future AD policy and technology, share success stories and preparations made for Brexit. The day kicked off with a welcome from David Newman, President of the World…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Scotland, adba scottish national conference 2019, thom koller

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Biomethane production to continue its positive trend in 2019

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Biomethane from AD has continued its growth through 2018. At the end of the year, almost a hundred of anaerobic digesters were producing and injecting biomethane to the grid with a combined capacity of 4.7 Terawatts per hour (TWh). Using different feedstocks (waste, agriculture or sewage), these plants have a combined production…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane as a transport fuel, alberto rocamora

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Biological support from FM BioEnergy sees AD plant’s output double

The operator of a crop-fed biogas plant has seen its energy output double in just six months following an overhaul of the digester biology by anaerobic digestion (AD) experts FM BioEnergy.

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, biology, methane

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Latest news and events from the AD Network

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Dear AD Network Members, We have some relevant external events and opportunities to bring to your attention:   The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) is holding a Workshop on Biofilm Engineering, Edinburgh, 30th April 2019 The workshop will explore problem areas, unmet needs and opportunities in commercial contexts and will review…

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Tags: R&D, anaerobic digestion

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ADBA sets out views on long-term heat decarbonisation options

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In recent weeks BEIS has been calling for views on their evidence review for long-term heat decarbonisation, Clean Growth: Transforming Heating. You can read the evidence review here.   Summary of the evidence review As we set out in our earlier blog, available to read here, this report from …

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Tags: food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, RHI, renewable financial incentives, beis, riio2, heat decarbonisation, Ofgem, waste hierarchy, thom koller

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Environment Secretary Michael Gove says anaerobic digestion should be “expanded”

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Environment Secretary Michael Gove has praised the AD industry's role in recycling inedible food waste and said it should be "expanded".

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Tags: food waste, michael gove, Defra, anaerobic digestion

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Decoding the RWS consultation (I): consistency

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As explained in our dedicated blog and press release, the Consultation on Consistency in Household and Business Recycling Collections in England. We are going to publish a series of articles covering some aspects included in the consultation: Different collection systems Garden waste and food waste Consistency framework On the…

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PRESS STATEMENT: Biomethane industry responds to CCC housing report

Responding to the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC’s) new report on decarbonising UK housing, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association, said: “The CCC is absolutely right to highlight the vital role that biomethane from anaerobic digestion is playing and will need to continue playing…

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Tags: press release, Charlotte Morton, biomethane, committee on climate change, housing, anaerobic digestion

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Save the date: next Transport Working Group on 14th March

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The next meeting of the Transport Working Group will take place on Thursday 14th of March. A detailed programme will follow soon with the venue and agenda. For any inquiry in this respect, please contact the policy team by mail or phone (+44) 0203 735 8115.

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EU agreement to reduce new trucks emissions by 30% in 2030

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A provisional agreement between the European Parliament and Council yesterday restricted new trucks emissions to be 30% lower by 2030 in comparison with 2019 emission levels. This target goes along with an interim reduction of 15% for new trucks by 2025. The 2030 target is scheduled to be reviewed in 2022. To measure the reductions,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, HGV, heavy transport, heavy goods vehicles, alberto rocamora

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ADBA member Bio Collectors features on BBC Breakfast

ADBA member Bio Collectors featured on BBC Breakfast this morning in a piece about food waste prevention and recycling.

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Tags: food waste, anaerobic digestion

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ADBA’s Food Waste Operator Group to meet on 21 March

Following the launch this week of the consultation on Waste and Recycling: making recycling collections consistent in England ADBA's Food Waste Operator Group will be meeting on 21st March to discuss the consultation, what it means for plants and to debate key themes and questions raised. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, Defra, consultation, resources and waste strategy, fwog, food waste operators group, thom koller

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