Posted in May 2013

Lancashire council laboratory to provide PAS 110 analysis

UK AD & BIOGAS EXHIBITOR NEWS Waste firms can now turn to a long-established local authority laboratory to certify the quality of fertiliser produced through anaerobic digestion. Lancashire County Council Scientific Services has added PAS 110 analysis to the already extensive range of analytical services it offers to the waste industry. …

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Tags: digestate, local authority, PAS 110, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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Update on EA regulatory work - pollution, odour, digestate storage, contamination & permitting c

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Defra’s twice yearly Biowaste Regulatory Forum is an excellent chance to discuss regulatory changes which are on the agenda, and to discuss how industry can work with regulators to address ongoing issues and develop better regulation. Last week’s meeting was no different – with progress made on addressing pollution…

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Tags: BAT, BREF, Defra, End of waste, Environment Agency, Industrial Emissions Directive, odour

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ADBA Chief Executive at EBA board meeting

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Charlotte Morton gives an update about last week’s European Biogas Association’s (EBA) board meeting in Brussels:Last week I attended EBA’s board meeting in Brussels. Given the impact European legislation could have on the AD industry in the UK, it is important that EBA is a strong…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, EBA

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Renewable energy targets, bioenergy and the european debate

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As we build up to some of the debates at UK AD & Biogas – including on the future of farming, the challenge of sustainable intensification and AD’s place in the renewable energy roadmap – it is worth reflecting on some of the European debates around energy policy which will influence…

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Tags: AEBIOM, bioenergy, EBA, energy bill, Europe, Matt Hindle, Renewable Energy Targets

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BioWayste £2m high rate AD plant to treat Brocklesby Ltd effluent steams

UK AD & BIOGAS EXHIBITOR NEWS Brocklesby Ltd (North Cave near Hull) have chosen BioWayste as its exclusive partner to run and manage the 40,000 ton p.a. AD plant on its seven acre site. Six high rate reactors along with CHP engines will provide Brocklesby with 75% of its current electricity…

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Tags: effluent, food waste, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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Omex trace element additives for improved biogas production

UK AD & BIOGAS EXHIBITOR NEWS With anaerobic digestion becoming increasingly popular, ensuring that biogas systems perform to maximum capacity is a crucial consideration. To meet this need, Omex Environmental introduce their range of micronutrient supplements to ensure that anaerobic plants are supplied with all the necessary trace elements needed…

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Tags: process optimisation, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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German technology used in British biogas plants

UK AD & BIOGAS EXHIBITOR NEWS BioConstruct GmbH from Germany were able to sign a contract in 2012 to build a BioConstruct plant in England in cooperation with a British partner company, Earthly Energy, thus laying the foundations for expanding their business activities in the UK. Already in spring this year,…

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Tags: food waste, heat use, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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New crusher to launch at UK AD & Biogas

UK AD & BIOGAS EXHIBITOR NEWS A new AD crusher is being launched at this year’s UK AD & Biogas trade show by shredder specialists Mach Tech Services. The Limator is suitable for the high volume, low energy processing of waste materials and foods for biogas and anaerobic digestion…

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Tags: food waste, shredders, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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The Spending Review and AD

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The Spending Round announcement (more commonly known as the Spending Review) is designed to give high-level detail on spending limits for government departments. It therefore doesn’t give masses of detail on individual policies, other than occasional headlines which the Chancellor has chosen to push. A statement in the DECC…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, DCLG, DECC, Defra, DfT, energy bill, financial incentives, green growth, Matt Hindle, source segregation, transport, treasury

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Spending review leaves questions unanswered - Morton

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Reacting to the spending review announced by the Chancellor today [26 June] Charlotte Morton, chief executive, ADBA, said:If the Chancellor is serious about growth, he will embrace green. All the evidence shows low-carbon industries and technologies growing despite the wider economic malaise, and business groups such as…

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Tags: chancellor, Charlotte Morton, DECC, green growth, Osborne, spending review

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Biogas shows potential to build on climate change progress

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Responding to the release of the Committee on Climate Change’s 2013 annual progress report Charlotte Morton, chief executive, ADBA, said:In difficult economic times, it’s the sustainable economy which is forging ahead: green businesses are outgrowing the rest of the economy and the AD industry alone…

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Tags: CCC, Charlotte Morton, green growth, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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Who's attending the UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards?

With the second UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards taking place next week, we’re offering you a taster of who will be amongst the companies joining us to celebrate the innovation and achievements across the industry over the last 12 months.Who’s attending? Active Business Partnerships, Agraferm Technologies AG,…

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Tags: UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2013

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Hear from UK AD & Biogas 2013 speakers

We asked our speakers:If you were to become the Energy Secretary/Environment Secretary what would you change and why? Here are some of their responses:Dr Raffaella Villa, Cranfield University In the energy from waste sector the transport cost of the feedstock is pivotal in deciding the technology to…

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Tramspread mixing it with Reck – we sell it and we use it

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE Tramspread specialists in slurry and digestate handling from Mendlesham, Suffolk is pleased to report increasing demand for slurry and digestate mixers since adding the UK distributorship for Reck slurry mixers to their already impressive arsenal of slurry and digestate handling equipment. The Reck slurry mixer range…

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Tags: digestate, digestate handling, slurry

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Exhibitor kit at UK AD & Biogas 2013

We asked our exhibitors what equipment they would be displaying at UK AD & Biogas 2013. Here are some of their responses:Haarslev Haarslev UK Ltd will be exhibiting our latest version of the Waste Food De-packer. The machine is designed for pre-treatment, crushing and separation of packaging from food wastes,…

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Tags: BioWayste Holdings, Flexenergy, Haarslev, IVECO, Mach Tech Services, UK AD & Biogas 2013, Vogelsang, Wackerbauer Maschinenbau

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