Air pollution in towns and cities - how many lives can AD save?

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Defra and DfT are consulting on 'Tackling nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities'. You can access the consultation documents here. Air quality has been improving throughout the UK but levels of pollution still remain dangerously high in many towns and cities. Although local authorities already have the powers…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, Defra, DfT, air pollution, air quality, nox, so2, renewable energy, public health, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, clean air zones, thom koller

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Funding competition for low carbon fuels £££

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The Department for Transport (DfT) have a new £20m funding opportunity, called the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C), available for the development of advanced low carbon fuels. The closing date for applications is the 30th June 2017. Below you can find a summary of the competition: …

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Tags: low carbon fuel, funding opportunity, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, r&d funding

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Regulatory Forum - slides available for members

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Following our successful Regulatory Forum on 23rd May, all of the presentations delivered on the day are now available to ADBA members at the links below. Priscilla Hall and Zoe Stollard (Clarke Willmott - event hosts) - top tips on contractual and legal matters https://www.slideshare.net/secret/2GWP…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, regulatory forum

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Wolf Power Systems and Myriad announce CHP cooperation

Wolf Power Systems, a pioneer in combining heat and power generation, and Myriad Power Products, a supplier of low-carbon heating and power generation equipment, have announced their cooperation. The Wolf Group is a leading supplier of combined heat and power systems (CHP), a technology that generates heat and electricity simultaneously.…

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Tags: member's press release, combined heat and power

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Five reasons to stay positive about Paris despite Trump

Donald Trump’s decision yesterday to take the US out of the Paris Agreement has been in the pipeline (pun slightly intended) ever since he was elected president back in November. Now that it’s actually happened, what should those of us working in AD and the low-carbon…

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Tags: chris noyce, paris agreement, decarbonisation, renewables

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RHI degression: tariffs cut by 10%

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BEIS have today published their quarterly degression announcement, giving notice of tariff reductions to apply from 1 July 2017 for new applicants to the RHI. You can view these here. Technology Existing tariff (1 April 2017 - 31 July 2017) % reduction being applied Tariff (1 July 2017 - 30 September 2017) Biomethane Tier 1: 3.56 Tier 2: 2.10 Tier 3: 1.61 10% Tier 1: 3.20 Tier 2: 1.89 Tier 3: 1.45 Biogas Small: 3.20 …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, consultation, thom koller

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Resource Management Industry sets out its top priorities for the next Government

The Trade Association Group, an umbrella body comprising the main organisations in the UK’s waste and resource management sector, today set out its top priorities for the next government. The Group’s statement reads as follows: We believe that improvements in resource efficiency – the way in…

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Tags: resource management, government, recycling, food waste collections

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Poll-itics

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A look at the numbers behind the confusing political opinion polls.

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AD abates almost 4 million tonnes of GHG emissions annually

AD is currently avoiding around 3.8 million tonnes of CO2e emissions each year in the UK, helping the country meet its carbon reduction targets. This is about 0.8% of the UK’s total emissions of 497 million tonnes of CO2e annually. The chart below shows the progress the AD…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, carbon abatement, greenhouse gas emissions, decarbonisation

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LATEST ADBA Map Published

Today we have published the latest map showing details of all the AD plants in the UK inside and outside of the water sector.

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Tags: ad map, adba map, anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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ADBA responds to Scottish Government energy strategy

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Earlier this week we submitted our final response to the Scottish Government on their draft energy strategy ‘The Future of Energy in Scotland’. You can view our response here. Thank you to those members who got in touch and contributed views.   Our response In our submission we…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Scottish Government, consultation, renewable financial incentives, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, 2050, bioenergy action plan, thom koller

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ADBA responds to Environment Agency’s informal consultation on changes to OPRA

At the end of last week, ADBA provided comments to the Environment Agency (EA) in response to their informal consultation on the proposed changes to the OPRA system of assessing operator performance. To see the proposed changes, click here to read our previous blog. The proposals could have significant…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, Environment Agency, environmental permitting, opra, operator performance assessment, waste regulation

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: AD finance provider shortlisted for two industry awards

Cambridgeshire-based company Privilege Finance has been shortlisted for two prestigious awards in recognition of its dedication to providing funding solutions to the UK AD industry. The finance provider is down to the final four of the 2017 AD & Biogas Industry Awards (ADBA) in the category of ‘Best AD Support…

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Tags: member's press release, finance, anaerobic digestion, ad & biogas industry awards, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, optimisation

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Clamp management open day

AD operators are invited to attend a clamp management open day, which will include practical demonstrations, at Vale Green Energy on Thursday 8th June 2017. The meeting will be held at The Vale Golf Club, Hill Furze Road, Bishampton, Pershore WR10 2LZ, with refreshments at 9:30 and presentations starting at 10:00. Lunch will…

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Tags: member's press release, clamp management, ad operators, gas yield, plant performance

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Election Update – Don’t count your chickens…

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Election Update – Don’t count your chickens… If you had looked through any of the Sunday newspapers last weekend, you’d think the general election campaign was a foregone conclusion. The Conservative Party had a twenty point opinion poll lead and seemed to be sailing calmly…

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