Posted in September 2013

Government launches review of EU responsibility on energy & agriculture policies

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Government has launched calls for evidence examining the balance of competences between the UK and the European Union on energy and agricultural policies. These two reviews form part of the 32 taking place, which are analysing specific areas of EU competence to ascertain what UK membership of the EU means for…

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Tags: DECC, Defra, EU, Jordan Marshall, Landfill Directive

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2030 electricity decarbonisation target defeated in Lords

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An amendment which would have required the government to set a 2030 decarbonisation target for electricity generation in 2014 within the Energy Bill has been defeated by 14 votes in the House of Lords. The current draft of the Energy Bill is such that Government will not need to set a 2030 decarbonisation target…

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Tags: 2030 target, decarbonisation target, DECC, energy bill, House of Lords, Jordan Marshall

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Paterson reiterates “strong support” for AD

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Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has given strong backing to the treatment of food waste through anaerobic digestion (AD), declaring in a parliamentary committee this week that he was “a very strong supporter of AD”. Asked what Defra was doing to tackle high levels of food waste, Paterson stated that: We…

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Tags: Defra, food waste, Jordan Marshall, Labour, Owen Paterson

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ADBA's AD & Hospitality Conference date change

We have changed the date of our first AD & Hospitality Conference. The event will now be taking place on Friday 7 February 2014, but will remain at the Royal Garden Hotel in London.What is the event about? Our AD & Hospitality Conference will be held as part of our campaign…

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Receive 10% off your ADBA National Conference ticket for one week only

From food waste policy to land bank availability, our ADBA National Conference 2013 entitled ‘can we afford not to recycle our phosphates?’ will discuss the issues affecting your business in 2014 and beyond. Taking place on 3 December in Westminster, the Conference will provide the perfect opportunity to learn and debate the most…

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Household energy bills debate: will green support be a casualty?

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Debate over household energy bills has been high on the political agenda since the Labour party conference in September, where Labour leader Ed Milliband pledged to freeze energy bills for 20 months if elected in 2015. As many of you are probably aware, the Conservative Party has now set out its approach…

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Tags: Conservatives, David Cameron, DECC, Ed Milliband, energy bills, Labour, Liberal Democrats

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ADBA welcomes EU Ministers' support for green economy

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Reacting to the launch of the Joint Pamphlet – Going for Green Growth at the European Green Growth Summit, Charlotte Morton, chief executive, ADBA, said:‘Going for Green Growth’ is a timely reminder that supporting low-carbon technology is vital not just for environmental sustainability but also for our…

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Tags: Europe, Going Green for Growth, green growth, low-carbon tech

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Are you looking to target the hospitality sector?

If one of your key target sectors is the hospitality industry, why not book an exhibition stand or sponsorship package at the ADBA AD & Hospitality Conference and reach the sector’s top decision makers?What is the event about? Our very first ADBA AD & Hospitality Conference is part…

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Tags: ADBA's AD & Hospitality Conference, Exhibition, Hospitality, Sponsorship

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New FIT figures confirm smaller scale 20% degression; ADBA working to address

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As widely anticipated, new official feed in tariff deployment statistics published this week have confirmed that sub 250 kW and 250-500 kW tariffs face 20% degression from April 2014. The updated figures for all scales can be found in the members’ area section on FIT deployment and degression. Projects which apply for pre-accreditation…

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Tags: DECC, financial incentives, FIT, Greg Barker, Matt Hindle, members' meeting

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Sandra Sassow, SEaB Energy, nominated for Great British Entrepreneur Awards

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE SEaB Energy is celebrating yet another award nomination this year after it’s chief executive, Sandra Sassow, was announced last night as a finalist for the ‘Eco Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. The Great British Entrepreneur Awards, taking place on 19 November…

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Tags: Awards, SEaB Energy, small-scale

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Who do you want to hear from at the ADBA National Conference 2013?

With speakers from organisations across the AD industry including Welsh Government, Sainsbury’s, Defra, Imperial College London, WRAP, Biogen, Kier, Thames Water, Agrivert, Tamar Energy, Edina, GGT, Southampton University, Earthcare Technical, Monsal, Evergreen Gas, SGN, Tolvik Consulting, Biogas Power, Compass Renewables and more, which speakers do you most look forward…

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ADBA Members’ Directory listing deadline today

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The deadline to submit your free company listing in our ADBA Members’ Directory 2013/14 is today (Friday 25 October), so if you haven’t submitted your details, make sure to do so now. All you need to do to submit your free company listing is check your inbox for the email sent…

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New DfT minister advocates increased RTFO support to boost biomethane

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Robert Goodwill MP, the new freight minister at the Department for Transport (DfT) has outlined his support for gas and biomethane vehicles, while acknowledging that government recognises that the RTFO does not effectively incentivise the use of biomethane in transport. Speaking at a parliamentary debate on green fuels, Goodwill stated…

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Tags: biomethane in transport, DfT, gas strategy, gas vehicles, Jordan Marshall, Robert Goodwill, RTFO, Transport Working Group

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News from the EBA: Commission guidance risk to future renewable incentives

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The European Biogas Association has sent members an update on two European Commission documents which could have important implications for the future of renewable energy support. The Commission is planning to introduce revised state aid guidelines (from DG Competition) and guidance on support schemes (DG Energy), with a view to…

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Tags: EBA, Europe, European Commission, financial incentives, FITs, Matt Hindle

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What topics will our R&D Forum speakers present?

We asked our speakers at the ADBA R&D Forum (12-13 November, Gisborough Hall Hotel, North Yorkshire) to give us a quick snapshot on what they will be speaking about. Here are some of their responses:Dr Mary Dimambro, Managing Director, Cambridge Eco Ltd Novel uses for digestates: Brownfield…

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Tags: AD R&D, ADBA R&D Forum

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