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Posted in July 2016

Fishfood, biogas and protein

The Carbon trust recently published a case study about fishfeed with a company called Calysta, they are an international firm focusing on, sustainability in energy, nutrition and energy. In this process, the biogas element comes into play later in the process as an alternative to natural gas. This change has…

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Heat Network Investment Project: consultation response submitted

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Yesterday we submitted our response to the Heat Network Investment Project (HNIP) consultation which set out to gather stakeholder views on the design of the pilot and full scheme. You can download our submission here. Heat networks are envisaged as means of cleaning up our heat supply and using and…

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Tags: beis, consultation, heat networks, hnip, anaerobic digestion, biogas, RHI, renewable financial incentives, crop operators, food waste operators, district heating, thom koller

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ADBA and Energy Networks push new ministers for RHI clarity

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With Greg Clark’s new Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy department now established, ADBA has joined forces with the Energy Networks Association to push for early statements on the future of the Renewable Heat Incentive for biomethane. We argued that biomethane is a success story from the RHI, with…

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Tags: RHI, biomethane, biomethane to grid, biogas, anaerobic digestion, beis, greg clark, renewable financial incentives, green gas, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton

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Training, Safety and Environment Working Group publishes secondary containment tool

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ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment (T, S & E) working group have now published a tool and accompanying guide to help AD operators and developers to determine the secondary containment provisions that should be in place at their site. Why is secondary containment so important? Secondary containment (such…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, secondary containment, training, safety and environment working group, capita-projen, EA

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2017 Horizon 2020 Energy Calls for Proposals

Horizon 2020 Energy focuses on projects looking at energy and innovation to satisfy increasing energy needs and fighting climate change. The call for proposals for 2017 look at the following topics: Heating and cooling. Engaging customers towards sustainable energy. Building. Innovative financing for energy efficiency investments. Towards an integrated EU energy…

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Tags: r&i funding, funding, r&i, Horizon 2020, call for proposals, emma thomas

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Is Ofgem set to reduce Triad payments to AD operators?

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On Friday, Ofgem released a short ‘open letter’ consultation on embedded benefit, which is available in full on their website here.  The regulator states that We are particularly concerned about specific payments that these generators receive from suppliers for helping them to reduce the electricity transmission charges…

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Tags: Ofgem, embedded generation, triad, renewable financial incentives, ppa, food waste operators, crop operators, biogas, anaerobic digestion, CHP

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ADBA membership renewal 2016/17

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With ADBA’s new membership year starting on 1 October 2016, we are now entering our period of renewals so it is important that you read all the information below regarding the renewal process.  It’s time to say thank you We would firstly like to say a big…

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Tags: ADBA members, ADBA Members' Directory, Membership renewal, membership services, membership

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RHI Update June 2016

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BEIS have released the latest RHI mechanism data. The scheme still remains above expenditure and in the past month both biogas and biomethane remain over the forecast expenditure. At the end of August BEIS will be announcing the next tariff degression. Scheme Total In June 2016, the forecast expenditure remained above…

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Tags: biogas, biomethane, RHI, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, emma thomas, degression, RHI degression

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Puregas Solutions for North America

August 2016 marked the official opening of Puregas Solutions new North American sales office. Located in in Culver City, CA. Puregas Solutions bring the industry leading CApure biogas upgrading technology to the North American market for the very first time. Puregas Solutions and Unison Solutions, Inc. are pleased to announce that…

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Tags: member's press release, Purac Puregas, puregas solutions and unison solutions, biogas upgrading, renewable energy, international growth, biogas, biomethane as a transport fuel, gas grid injection

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FIT consultation: government asks ADBA members for extra evidence

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On 14 July we submitted our response to DECC's consultation on the future of the Feed-in Tariff. You can download our response here. On reviewing the evidence base the FIT team have asked ADBA to provide additional evidence on hurdle rates and capital and operational expenditure for…

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Tags: DECC, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, FIT, renewable financial incentives, consultation, heat use, sustainability criteria, deployment caps, FIT degression, crop operators, food waste operators, on farm ad

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Grit Expectations: APHA seek information on grit disposal

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Grit removal is a fact of life for most food waste AD operators – either it is separated out before entering the digester or is removed periodically from the digestion tank itself. We have been approached by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) with a request for some further…

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Tags: apha, animal by-products, grit, anaerobic digestion, biogas

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