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Energy Minister visits AD plant

Energy & Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has visited an AD plant to celebrate Green Great Britain & Northern Ireland Week.

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update - 20 TGNs issued

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Since the Renewable Heat Incentive reforms brought in the tariff resets and started the Tariff Guarantee process Ofgem have published a weekly progress report on the application process, which you can access here. UPDATE - As of Ofgem's report from 26 October 2018: There have been 108 applications for Tariff…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, rhi tariff guarantees, Ofgem, thom koller

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update

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Since the Renewable Heat Incentive reforms brought in the tariff resets and started the Tariff Guarantee process Ofgem have published a weekly progress report on the application process, which you can access here. ADBA continues to encourage Ofgem to process these applications as quickly as possible. It is close…

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: New appointment further strengthens CooperOstlund’s senior team

CooperOstlund, the UK’s leading gas engine specification and maintenance provider, has appointed Tim Broadhurst to the role of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

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Tags: member's press release, engine, installation, maintenance

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Biomethane in the Future Energy Scenarios for 2019

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Earlier today I attended a National Grid workshop to help shape the Future Energy Scenarios for 2019. The Future Energy Scenarios (FES) is an annual publication by National Grid SystemOperator as part of our suite of ‘Future of Energy’ publications. We produce FES each year to identify a…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, national grid, future energy scenarios, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, decarbonisation, riio-2, paris agreement, thom koller

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Voluntary 15% emissions reduction for HGV sector to boost biomethane

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The Department for Transport's Road to Zero Strategy, released earlier in the year, set out four actions that could further stimulate the biomethane as a transport fuel market. Here's an update of progress to date. The four actions are: Introducing a new voluntary industry-supported commitment to reduce HGV…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, ultra low emission buses, ultra low emission trucks, left, freight portal, road to zero, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, Department for Transport, thom koller

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Preparing for the Resources and Waste Strategy

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Defra is to release the long-awaited Resources and Waste Strategy later this year. The below graphic sets out what we can expect...   The Policy Team will continue to keep members up to date and further details emerge.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, food waste, resources & waste strategy, Defra, thom koller

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ADCS benefits discussed at Environment Agency Biowaste sector meeting

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Earlier this week the Environment Agency held their Biowaste sector meeting. The day began with a welcome from the EA and positive news that the sector is continuing the trend of reduced Cat 1 and Cat 2 incidents, as the below chart shows. The EA has recently raised their charges and they…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, adcs, environmental regulation, 2015 market report, Defra, digestate, clean air strategy, ammonia emissions, plastic, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: New home for Birch Solutions

Birch Solutions is continuing a successful year with a move to new offices which are powered by renewable energy produced from on-site biogas plants.

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

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED welcomes RHI reforms as a step in the right direction for the AD industry

QED Environmental Systems, the leading international supplier of environmental monitoring equipment, has welcomed the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, a move by the Government that is expected to kickstart the development of some 50 biomethane plants across the UK by 2020.

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Tags: member's press release, RHI, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion

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Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) to launch in January 2019

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As part of Green Great Britain Week, today saw the official launch of the £320 million Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) to support the development of heat networks. A pilot programme ran from 2016-17. Heat networks could meet up to 17% of heat demand in homes and up to 24%…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, hnip, heat networks, heat network investment project, beis, thom koller

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BEIS look to restrict biomass combustion in urban areas

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today launched a consultation on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) support for biomass combustion in urban areas. You can read the consultation document here. Government proposes that biomass combustion installations should no longer be eligible for RHI support if they are…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, air quality, air pollution, Biomass, beis, consultation, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Biomethane: UK set for surge in plants producing ‘green gas’

Huge and fast growth is forecast for the UK’s biomethane industry, with predictions of a 50 per cent rise in the number of operating plants – and investment of up to £400m – by January 2020.

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Tags: member's press release, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, beis, RHI, anaerobic digestion

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PRESS RELEASE: Celebrating green gas in Green GB Week

The UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD) is celebrating the contribution of green gas to tackling climate change as Green GB Week gets underway.

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, green gb week, green gas, Charlotte Morton, climate change

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Climate experts asked for advice on net zero target

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This week is the first-ever Green GB & NI Week, which is looking to bring society together to tackle climate change. To mark the launch Energy and Clean Growth Minister, Claire Perry wrote to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) asking for advice on: Setting a date for achieving…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, beis, claire, commitee on climate change, ipcc, thom koller

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