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CCC report considers achievable zero emissions by 2050

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Today the CCC has published its report on carbon neutrality, which calls for net zero emissions by 2050, to end the UK’s contribution to global warming and fully meet the country commitments under the Paris Agreement. The report acknowledges the different starting point for Wales and Scotland, the latter…

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Tags: CCC, net zero, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, alberto rocamora

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PRESS STATEMENT: Anaerobic digestion industry responds to CCC net zero report

Responding to the publication of the Committee on Climate Change's (CCC's) new report calling for the UK to set a net-zero target for 2050, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association, said: "The UK's anaerobic digestion (AD) industry fully supports the Committee on Climate Change's call for net…

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, committee on climate change, net zero

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Wales Launches Circular Economy Package

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The Welsh Deputy Minister for Local Government has announced that Wales will launch a new £6.5 million Circular Economy Fund. The Fund is intended to help Wales reach the milestones of 70% recycling by 2025 and 100% recycling by 2050, as set out in the Welsh Government’s waste strategy Towards…

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Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3 - documents published

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published the statutory notices required to launch Contracts for Difference Allocation Round 3 (AR3). The Department has also published standard terms and conditions and the Final Allocation Framework for AR3, along with Remote Island Wind schematics. The AR3 opening date will be 29…

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED acquires leading Italian safety instrumentation systems manufacturer

As part of its global growth strategy, leading manufacturer of environmental monitoring and remediation equipment, QED Environmental Systems has recently acquired Italian based safety instrumentation systems manufacturer – Huberg.

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane

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Scotland unveils new plan to tackle food waste

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The Scottish Government and Zero Waste Scotland have unveiled new plans to help reduce Scotland’s food waste by one third by 2025.

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Tags: food waste, Scotland, anaerobic digestion

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Climate protests heat up political climate awareness

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Last week, Extinction Rebellion protests, calling for action to address the climate crisis, sprung up all over the United Kingdom. In London they have been particularly visible with three protesters still being held in custody following action to disrupt transport in the capital. According to its website, Extinction Rebellion is…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, climate change, extinction rebellion, protests, beis, michael gove, alberto rocamora, rebecca thompson

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Registration now open for latest Contracts for Difference round

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced that registration for the next round of the Contracts for Difference scheme is now open and accepting bids. The third round is expected to open by May 2019. Projects will be competing for an annual budget of £60 milion for delivery…

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Theresa May: Government wants to divert waste to recycling from incineration and landfill

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Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed at Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday that the government wants "to maximise the amount of waste that is sent to recycling rather than to incineration and landfill" and confirmed that ministers are keeping the option of a tax on incineration open for consideration.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, theresa may, waste hierarchy, resources & waste strategy, Waste, recycling

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED distributor set to showcase products at Korea Lab 2019

QED Environmental Systems’ long-standing distributor ENinstrument is gearing up for the annual Korea Lab exhibition taking place in Goyang this April 2019.

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, biomethane, gas monitoring

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Brexit Update

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Theresa May has held Brexit talks with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron in an attempt to encourage them to support her request for an extension to Article 50. EU leaders are keen to understand what a further extension would be used for and the Prime Minister will be expected to provide…

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Food Waste Recycling Action Plan publishes Annual Report

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The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan Steering Group has published its 2017-18 Annual Report, setting out the progress the group has made in increasing the quality and quantity of inedible food waste collected for recycling through anaerobic digestion (AD).

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Tags: food waste, fwrap, anaerobic digestion

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PRESS RELEASE: AD industry calls for low-carbon CfD scheme to support small-scale renewables

The trade body for the UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has called on the government to introduce a bespoke low-carbon Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme to support small-scale renewable technologies on the day the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) has ended.

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Tags: press release, electricity, Charlotte Morton, FIT, Contracts for Difference, feed-in tariff

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ADBA unveils change of name to ‘ABBA’ to celebrate tenth anniversary

ADBA is delighted to announce that to celebrate our tenth anniversary, we will be changing our name to ABBA, the Anaerobic Biomethane & Biogas Association.

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