Posted in March 2013

ADBA member Agraferm Technologies AG - Chairman of the board resigns

The chairman of the board of Agraferm Technologies AG, with headquarters in Pfaffenhofen, Dr. Christian Hofmann has resigned by mutual agreement as and from 30th April 2013. Dr. Hofmann will now dedicate himself to other tasks. The supervisory board thanks Dr. Hofmann for everything he has done for the organisation and…

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How the food and drink industry can turn £508m landfill tax into resource

This year the UK’s biggest dedicated anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas event, UK AD & Biogas 2013 (3-4 July, NEC Birmingham), will highlight the significant contribution that anaerobic digestion can make to the bottom-line of food and drink businesses, potentially helping the industry to divert 5.76m tonnes of food waste…

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Tags: food waste, UK AD & Biogas, Wrap

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ADBA member ElectraTherm generates power from low temperature geothermal resources

ADBA member press release One Project in Nevada and One in Romania Commissioned and Running off Geothermal Brine. Reno, Nevada – ElectraTherm, a leader in small-scale, distributed power produced from waste heat, today (25 April) celebrated the successful commissioning of its 4100C Green Machine at the Florida Canyon Mine in Imlay, Nevada.…

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ADBA member Kirk Environmental to start Meary Veg WwTW project

ADBA member press release KIRK ENVIRONMENTAL, part of the KIRK GROUP, will soon be starting a new project to extend the existing Waste Water Treatment Works at Meary Veg in the Isle Of Man. KIRK will design, manufacture, supply and install four Glass-Fused-to-Steel storage tanks. This addition to the existing…

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ADBA member BioG UK looking for AD plant partners and crop growers

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE BioG UK Ltd is looking for farmers and landowners to partner on AD plant projects. BioG UK is currently working on a number of projects which have been successfully granted planning permission for on farm and off farm AD plants around the UK. BioG UK can…

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Tags: BioG UK, farming

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ADBA Board elections

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ADBA BOARD ELECTIONS Further to our communication on the 19 March, I am pleased to say that the poll is now open to allow you to let us have your views on the nominated candidates. As you know, as part of the nominations process, we asked for your views on whether…

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Tags: ADBA board, Charlotte Morton

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NAWDO chair encourages local authorities to engage with anaerobic digestion

This year the UK’s biggest dedicated AD and biogas event, UK AD & Biogas (3-4 July, NEC Birmingham), will highlight the significant contribution that anaerobic digestion (AD) can make to local authorities and communities with the potential to deliver annually £1.5bn worth of renewable gas at today’s gas…

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Tags: local authorities, UK AD & Biogas

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Monsal announced as finalist for two prestiguous awards

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE Monsal are delighted to announce that we have been announced as a finalist for Nottingham Post 2013 ‘Company of the Year’ award. Monsal is now the UK’s leading company in the provision of sophisticated organic waste to energy plants that convert waste that may otherwise be…

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Tags: Awards, Monsal, organic waste to energy

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Kirk named environmental tech business of the year at Red Rose Awards 2013

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE The team at Kirk Environmental attended the Red Rose Awards 2013 at the Blackpool Winter Gardens and came home with the top prize for the Environmental Technology Business of the Year. The award recognised businesses operating in this growing sector which has become increasingly visible. It was…

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CLA encourages farmers to pursue anaerobic digestion

This year the UK’s biggest dedicated anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas event, UK AD & Biogas (3-4 July, NEC Birmingham), will focus heavily on the farming sector, recognising the huge heat and power potential of farm feedstocks – 13.5 TWh of renewable energy per year – that could be delivered through building…

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UK AD & Biogas 2013 news - floor plan expanded by 25%

Due to extremely high demand in exhibition stand space, we have now had to expand the show floor for this year’s UK AD & Biogas by 25%. With so many companies keen to secure stand space make sure to take a look at our new floor plan, check out our…

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Planning & Permitting update

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ADBA’s Planning and Permitting Working Group met at Wardell Armstrong’s offices in Stoke on Trent on 27 March, and held a Permitting Workshop for members to discuss issues with the Environment Agency. Planning Issues The group discussed recent planning decisions and the implications for the industry more widely: Vehicle…

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Tags: Environment Agency, permitted development, permitting, planning

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Northern Ireland to publish renewable energy planning updates

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In response to growing public interest in renewable energy in the province, the Northern Irish government has announced that they will publish monthly data on renewable energy planning applications. Figures broken down by local authority show that since April 2011 there have been 45 planning applications submitted for AD projects. There are…

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New RHI & FIT tariffs

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As of 1 April, new Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) and Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariff rates are in place to reflect the rate of inflation during the last year. Support under the RHI for all biomethane injection projects and biogas combustion projects up to 200kWth has increased from 7.1p/kWh to 7.3p/kWh.…

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Changes at DECC - Fallon replaces Hayes

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John Hayes MP has surprisingly left his post as DECC energy minister, to be replaced by Michael Fallon MP who will also remain a minister in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). This was a particularly unexpected announcement (28 March) given the influence that Mr Hayes, a Conservative MP,…

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Tags: DECC, Fallon, Hayes

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