Posted in September 2016

MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Market leading landfill gas specialist expands with new name of Ylem Energy

Market leading landfill gas specialist expands with new name of Ylem Energy Biogas and landfill gas specialist ENER-G Natural Power has rebranded as Ylem Energy. This follows the transfer of the ENER-G trademark as part of Centrica’s recent acquisition of former sister company ENER-G Cogen International. The biogas…

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Tags: member's press release, ylem energy, biogas

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ADBA comment on EC proposals on HGV & LDV emissions, performance and fuel consumption

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Today we submitted our comments on the European Commission (EC) proposals on measures for low and zero-emission vehicles and alternative low-emission fuels. They are to include policies on how to reduce emissions for HGVs and light duty vehicles. Depending on the UK's future relationship with the European Union, these…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, consultation, European Commission, brexit, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, GHG emissions, HGVs, ldvs, food waste operators, crop operators, thom koller

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Food Waste Operators discuss collections, best practice and more

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The Food Waste Operators Group visited Shanks’ Wescott Park AD plant this week for their latest meeting. Food waste collections Recent developments on food waste collection policy – the publication of the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan, and the framework for greater consistency in household collections – formed the…

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Tags: fwog, food waste operators, food waste operators group, waste collection, food waste collection, fwrap, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, Wrap, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Matt Hindle, jess allan, alex monks, ADBA, operator groups

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Operator survey on feedstock quality

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What is your experience of feedstock quality? A cross-industry working group, including ADBA, is seeking feedback from compost and digestate producers on the impact of feedstock quality. If you operate an AD plant, then we are keen to understand your experiences. You can have your say by completing a short…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, fwrap, food waste operators, digestate quality, feedstock, food waste quality

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Water 2020: OfWat’s regulatory approach for water and wastewater services overview

Water 2020: OfWat’s regulatory approach for water and wastewater services overview. The water 2020 programme, driven by OfWat, industry, the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales explores the potential for new markets and better regulations. I discussed the Water 2020 programme with Graham Southall from V2B consulting who has previously…

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Tags: Ofwat, water 2020, emma thomas, Water, regulations, Defra, Environment Agency, natural resources wales, sludge

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DfT put the pedal down on alternative fuels infrastructure

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The Department for Transport has issued a consultation setting out its intention to transpose into UK law the European Commission Directive 2014/94/EC on alternative fuels infrastructure. This will be of interest to members involved in the manufacture, installation or operation of Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) or Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, DfT, European Commission, consultation, alternative fuels infrastructure, biomethane in transport, biomethane as a transport fuel, CNG, LNG, thom koller, crop operators, food waste operators

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Biogas Specialist to Introduce Trend-Setting Technologies

Energy Decentral: WELTEC BIOPOWER to Present Slurry and Digestate Processing System “Kumac“ WELTEC BIOPOWER will present its comprehensive portfolio of proven and innovative anaerobic digestion technologies and services at the Energy Decentral in Hanover, Germany (15 - 18 November 2016). The biogas manufacturer‘s experienced team will…

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Tags: member's press release, Weltec Biopower, slurry, digestate, biogas, CHP, pre-treatment

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Doosan moves to site scale plant trials of its sonix feedstock pre-treatment

Doosan moves to site scale plant trials of its sonixTM feedstock pre-treatment system for anaerobic digestion Doosan Enpure is one of the 4 R&D centres of excellence of worldwide Doosan Water Business Group specialising in waste treatment and renewable energy technologies. Doosan actively invests in its waste and renewable…

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, doosan enpure, renewable energy, waste treatment, biogas

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: AD plant opens up new market for arable farmers

The launch of East Anglia’s biggest gas-to-grid crop anaerobic digestion (AD) plant based in Beccles, Suffolk, has created a major opportunity for local farmers to diversify their income streams. The five megawatt Ellough AD plant, which is owned by agricultural finance specialists Privilege Finance and operated by AD…

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Tags: privilege finance, member's press release, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, digestate

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ADBA set out how to incentivise cleaner fuels for transport

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has issued a consultation on changes to vehicle weights and dimensions to incentivise cleaner fuel technologies. The proposals set out to allow certain vehicles to operate at higher weights to ensure that vehicles with heavier powertrains compared to conventionally-fuelled vehicles such as diesel and…

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Tags: Department for Transport, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable transport fuel obligation, HGVs, biomethane as a transport fuel, consultation, CNG, LNG, biomethane buses, weights and dimensions, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Edina awarded CHP contract at SSE Barkip Biogas plant

Edina awarded CHP contract at acclaimed organic waste and energy plant in Scotland. Leading supplier, installer and maintenance provider for combined heat and power (CHP) solutions, Edina Group, have been awarded the contract to supply and install an additional CHP biogas engine. Built in 2011 and officially opened by Princes Charles…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, combined heat and power, Edina, edina group, food waste operators, PAS110, biofertiliser, digestate

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New EC low carbon transport strategy: last chance to comment

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The European Commission (EC) is developing proposals on how Member States can achieve the EU’s goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2030, relative to 2005 levels – an important step towards the binding target across the bloc to reduce emissions by 40 per cent by 2030, relative to 1990…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, European Commission, brexit, consultation, GHG emissions, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, HGVs, ldvs, vehicle efficiency, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, thom koller

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Key regulatory updates from the Environment Agency

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On Wednesday I represented ADBA at Defra’s Biowaste Forum which is a meeting of trade bodies, regulators and Defra to discuss the performance of the biowaste sector. It is also an opportunity for us to highlight industry-led work on improving performance, such as our Best Practice Scheme, the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Environment Agency, natural resources wales, food waste operators, End of waste, environmental permitting, waste regulation, bioaerosols, landspreading

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Shell Springboard funding - 1 week to go

The application window for up to £150,000 of equity-free Shell Spring board funding for UK low-carbon enterprises will close at 5pm on Friday, 28 October. Alongside funding, the programme provides access to networking events with the key players in the low carbon sector, comprehensive business feedback from an independent panel of…

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Tags: R&D, anaerobic digestion, biogas, shell springboard

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Get involved in the Practical Guide to AD: updated version to be published in 2017

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What is The Practical Guide to AD? The Practical Guide to AD was published in 2013 and was the first complete introductory reference tool for those developing and operating AD facilities in the UK. Aimed at a wide audience, from those with a basic understanding to those with greater technical knowledge,…

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Tags: the practical guide to ad, anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, training, safety and environment working group

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