Posted in December 2012

Roadmap for AD published

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Reacting to the publication of DECC’s Renewable Energy Roadmap Update, the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association has today [27 Dec] published a roadmap for anaerobic digestion which lays out barriers which remain to the technology, and how these can be overcome. There are now 92 AD plants outside…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, DECC, Renewable Energy Roadmap, roadmap for AD

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2012: the key policy developments

2012 has certainly been a busy year for ADBA’s policy team. See below for just six of the key policy issues and themes that have been occupying us in the last twelve months – on top of these came the drafting of a Biomethane Quality Protocol, the development and announcement of…

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Tags: End of waste, FIT, green gas, purpose grown crops, RHI, RO

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Available now: The Practical Guide to AD exclusive member preview

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We are excited to tell you that the first six chapters of The Practical Guide to AD are now available to you as an ADBA member. The Guide is the first complete introductory reference tool for those developing and operating anaerobic digestion facilities in the UK. Aimed at a wide…

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Tags: ADBA members, ADBA news, Charlotte Morton, Practical Guide to AD, Working Group

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Practical Guide to AD will help develop industry

Entrants to the growing anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas sector will greatly benefit from the wealth of information in The Practical Guide to AD produced by the industry association ADBA and launched today [21 Dec]. The first guide of its kind to be launched in 25 years, The Practical Guide to AD…

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Tags: ADBA members, ADBA news, Charlotte Morton, Practical Guide to AD, working groups

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Government should prioritise low-risk green gas

Reacting to the government’s decision to give the green light to Cuadrilla to explore shale gas in Lancashire, Charlotte Morton, ADBA chief executive, said:It is criminal that the debate about unconventional gas risks excludes the best source we have: biogas from anaerobic digestion.   Upgraded to biomethane it…

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Tags: ADBA events, ADBA National Conference 2012, Charlotte Morton, green gas, Jonathon Porritt, National Conference, Steve Wallace

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Speakers agree on urgency of climate measures

The resounding call from speakers in the opening session of today’s [12 Dec] ADBA National Conference is that the UK and the world need to act faster on climate change measures both to protect the future of our planet and ensure economic growth. Jonathon Porritt, Forum for the Future, said: …

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Tags: ADBA events, ADBA National Conference 2012, Charlotte Morton, Jonathon Porritt, National Conference, Prof Sir Brian Hoskins, Steve Wallace

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AD - scaling up

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Meeting today [12 Dec] at the ADBA National Conference the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry is celebrating growing 441% in the last three years and looking forward to a further 800% growth, cementing its role as a key technology in delivering the UK’s future food and energy security. Charlotte Morton,…

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Tags: ADBA events, ADBA National Conference 2012, Charlotte Morton, green growth, National Conference

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Meet Professor Sir Brian Hoskins

In advance of Wednesday’s  ADBA National Conference 2012 we spoke to Professor Sir Brian Hoskins to find out a bit more about him, why he became interested in climate change, and his thoughts on the part that anaerobic digestion could play for a sneak preview of his conference session ‘The…

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Tags: ADBA events, ADBA National Conference 2012, National Conference, Prof Sir Brian Hoskins, speaker interview

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Purac Puregas receive Royal seal of approval

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE His Majesty the King of Sweden attended the official opening of Purac Puregas’ new state of the art European manufacturing facilities in Kalmar, Sweden, on Wednesday 28 November 2012. His Majesty was very keen to learn more about biogas production and biogas upgrading, and see Puracs expertise first-hand.…

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Tags: biomethane, Jan Molin, Peter Hjilm, Purac Puregas, Sweden

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UK partner for HotRot technology as part of global expansion

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE Large scale organic waste treatment projects are set to expand through new partnership. A new commercial partnership between HotRot and Bio Watt Engineering will help develop large scale organic waste treatment projects in the UK and Eire, using modern composting technologies. An independent, UK based organisation…

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Tags: BioWatt, HotRot, partnership

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Biomethane as a transport fuel: where is the infrastructure?

Biogas is not just an excellent source of heat and electricity, upgraded to biomethane it also makes an excellent transport fuel. Biomethane has a similar energy content and chemical composition to natural gas and, according to the Carbon Trust, used as a transport fuel offers greater greenhouse gas savings than…

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Tags: ADBA National Conference 2012, biomethane, Carbon Trust, Charlotte Morton, Coca Cola, LowCVP, Mercedes Benz UK, National Conference, RTFO, sustainable transport, transport fuel

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ADBA says dash for green gas first

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Reacting to George Osborne’s announcement today [5 Dec] on the future of gas strategy Charlotte Morton, ADBA, chief executive said:The future of the UK’s gas supply is rightly one of the hot topics of the Autumn Statement. However, green gas needs to be a much…

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Tags: ADBA events, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, gas strategy, green gas, green growth, Osborne

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ElectraTherm's ORC fleet surpasses 50,000 hours runtime

ElectraTherm, a leader in small-scale, waste heat to power generation, surpassed 50,000 runtime hours on its Green Machine fleet. The Green Machine continues to lead the market for low-temperature waste heat to power (WHP) through its robust, proven organic rankine cycle technology to increase efficiency and maximise power output. ElectraTherm’s…

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Tags: ElectraTherm, John Fox, wasteheat-to-power

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SEaB Energy closes the food recycling loop

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE ADBA member SEaB Energy, a specialist in small scale and micro anaerobic digestion (AD) systems, is set to take a leading position as the UK develops its closed loop economy and maximise the value of its increasingly scant resources. The re-use and recycling of organic and,…

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Tags: ADBA National Conference 2012, food waste, local authority, National Conference, Sandra Sassow, SEaB Energy

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Avonmouth Food Waste Digester Opening

Following the interest in the Poundury opening a fortnight ago, we were in south west England again yesterday to see another new AD plant open. Wessex Water have been treating sewage sludge in Avonmouth for decades, and are now commissioning an 40,000 tonne food waste digestion plant developed by GENeco alongside…

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Tags: food waste, GENeco, water industry, Wessex Water

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