Posted in March 2013

REC bioaerosol accreditation

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE After an extensive audit programme, REC is pleased announce that it is the very first consultancy to have achieved full UKAS accreditation for Bioaerosol testing for BOTH the VDI 4257 Part 2 for stack emissions and the AFOR Protocol for ambient air. Bioaerosols are air emissions arising from…

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Tags: bioaerosol, REC

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No RHI review for biogas and biomethane

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Reacting to the news from DECC today [Wed 26] that the RHI tariffs for biomethane and biogas not be reviewed, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA said:DECC is right to exclude biomethane and biogas from the review of the RHI tariffs, as we have suggested to them since…

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Tags: biogas, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, heat use, RHI

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What does the budget mean for AD?

At least it doesn’t take long to make it through all of the green (and not so green) measures in today’s budget. The Chancellor’s statement that “creating a low-carbon economy should be done in a way that creates jobs – not costs them” set a similar tone to…

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Tags: budget, chancellor, finance, financial incentives, green growth, Matt Hindle, treasury

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ADBA Board Nominations - update

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ADBA BOARD NOMINATIONS Further to our communication on the of 12 February, you are no doubt wondering who the nominees are! The process is taking somewhat longer than we originally anticipated due to some of the responses we have received. As you can appreciate, we are keen to ensure that we…

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Tags: ADBA board, Charlotte Morton

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AD course at Jyväskylä Summer School, Finland

INDUSTRY NEWS Are you interested in gaining a greater technical knowledge of the anaerobic digestion process? Then perhaps you should apply to attend the 23rd Jyväskylä Summer School at University of Jyväskylä in August this year. The summer school, which is free to attend - though students must…

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ElectraTherm Green Machine combined with steam engine, doubling power output and increasing efficien

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE ElectraTherm, a leader in small-scale, waste heat-to-power generation, and its distributor SE-TECH, have installed a Green Machine at a German biogas site; the first of its kind to operate the ElectraTherm ORC in tandem with a small steam engine. This combination of the Green Machine and…

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Tags: ElectraTherm, waste heat to power

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PAS110 Progress Update

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WRAP has published a series of documents on possible revisions to PAS110, on which they have asked for comments by 5pm on Monday 26 March. This is not a consultation on a revised PAS110, but on the recommendations from three technical projects that will inform subsequent re-drafting of PAS110. An indicative…

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Tags: digestate, End of waste, farming, food waste, Matt Hindle, operators, PAS110, Pasteurisation, small scale AD, Wrap

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Clear criteria needed for bioenergy sustainability

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Urging MPs to think about how we measure and define the sustainability of different types of biofuels when considering the subsidy proposals under review today [06 March] Charlotte Morton, chief executive, ADBA said:Renewable energy needs to be sustainable to have credibility and justify public support.   We…

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Tags: bioenergy, biofuels subsidy, Charlotte Morton, sustainability

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Purac Puregas announce strategic partnership

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE Purac Puregas are pleased to announce the appointment of Independent Air Treatment Technology (IATT) as their primary service provider for the UK. Mark Storey, Purac Puregas, Sales Director:Appointing IATT is an important step forward for Purac Puregas in the UK. It’s a step which…

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Why we need a clear voice in Europe

European policy has offered leadership where the UK government has often been lacking in progress towards a low carbon economy. Without EU targets for waste prevention, we wouldn’t have a landfill tax. Without EU legislation on carbon emissions, we wouldn’t have had the Climate Change Act. And without…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, EBA, Europe

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