Posted in January 2013

Quality Protocol aims to boost biomethane from landfill and AD waste

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE The Environment Agency has published a revised draft end of waste Quality Protocol (QP) for Biomethane from landfill gas and anaerobic digestion (AD) of waste following public consultation. The QP sets out criteria for the production of biomethane from waste which, if complied with, will allow…

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Huber sells first longitudinal grit trap for AD

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE Huber UK is pleased to announce the sale of their first longitudinal grit trap for removal of grit and glass from anaerobic digestion soup in the UK. The design based on their well proven municipal grit trap has been installed in 16 AD locations in Europe with 11…

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UK could generate $1.5bn PA from household food waste

Welcoming the Ellen MacCarthur Foundation’s latest report, Towards the circular economy Vol.2: opportunities for the consumer goods sector released today, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association, said:It is excellent to see clear recognition of the intrinsic value stored in the food that we throw…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, Circular Economy, Ellen MacCarthur Foundation, food waste

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ADBA Member BioWatt to work with Shanks for Wakefield Council

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE BioWatt Engineering, specialists in the design and build of organic treatment facilities, has secured a significant contract with the Shanks Waste Management to create an enclosed composting facility which will process green waste as part of a £750 million PFI contract awarded by Wakefield Council. The facility,…

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Consultations update: permitting changes, CHP Quality Index, RO guidance

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One of ADBA’s key functions is to help develop government policy which provides an effective regulatory and financial framework to boost the UK’s anaerobic digestion sector. In order to be able to represent the industry effectively, your input is vital in informing us about what matters to you…

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ADBA member Marches Biogas launches process optimisation service

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE As part of Marches Biogas’ ongoing commitment to anaerobic digestion (AD) process optimisation the company unveil in-depth analysis of feedstocks, digester biochemistry and digestate quality at its new purpose-built laboratory in Ludlow. The process optimisation service draws on Marches Biogas’ experience and understanding of the AD…

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Air quality: the coming storm

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On 7 March the UK’s Supreme Court will hear a case against the Defra brought by NGO ClientEarth on the UK’s failure to meet legally-binding standards for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in 35 of 43 zones across the country. The poor level of UK air quality is not news in itself. When…

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Tags: ADBA news, biomethane, climate change targets, DfT, local authorities, Matt Hindle, transport

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2012: key industry developments

There are now 92 AD plants in the UK outside the water sector, a figure which has increased by nearly a third over 2012. Defra’s AD Action Plan Progress Report (July 2012) identified a further 123 plants which had received planning permission, 85 of which would use waste feedstocks while 38 would use farm feedstocks. …

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Tags: AD Guide, AD loan fund, food waste, gas-to-grid, GENeco, Poundbury, transport, Wrap

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ElectraTherm commissions two green machines in Czech Republic at manufacturing plant

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE ElectraTherm, a leader in small-scale, waste heat to power generation, installed two Green Machines at FOSFA, a manufacturer of phosphoric acid and phosphates in the Czech Republic. The machines were commissioned this summer and have a combined fleet runtime total of more than 5,000 hours. The manufacturing…

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Tags: Czech Republic, ElectraTherm, Lok Selveraj, waste heat to power

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