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AD features in draft London Environment Strategy

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This week we were delighted to see AD feature in Mayor of London Sadiq Khan's draft London Environment Strategy. The strategy is designed to tackle the most urgent environmental challenges facing London and safeguard its environment over the longer term. This is the first strategy to bring…

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Tags: London, anaerobic digestion, Waste, energy, climate change mitigation, food waste, transport, biomethane

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International biogas funding opportunity with Egypt

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Newton-Mosharafa Institutional Links open until 19 September 2017 The British Council has opened a new call for applications under the Newton Institutional Links programme. This aims to build UK-partner country research and innovation collaborations centred on shared research and innovation challenges which have direct relevance to social welfare and economic development.…

Posted in: News for Members, R&D Updates

Tags: R&D, biogas, egypt, british council, research funding, r&d funding

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Edina Group announces new website launch

Edina, a leading supplier, installer and maintenance provider for combined heat and power (CHP), gas, and diesel generation solutions, announced today the launch of its newly redesigned website. The new Edina website (http://www.edina.eu) offers quick and easy access to essential information and features, whilst showcasing Edina&rsquo…

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Tags: member's press release, CHP, anaerobic digestion

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ADBA conference to examine role of green gas in decarbonising transport

The role of biomethane in fuelling buses and municipal, light-duty and heavy-goods vehicles will be the key theme of the third ADBA Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, taking place on the 28th September 2017 at the Queen’s Hotel, Leeds. Biomethane is a low-carbon, methane-based transport fuel produced…

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Tags: transport, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, RTFO, clean air strategy, Charlotte Morton

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Sustainability key to making on-farm AD viable

With continued changes to Feed-in Tariffs and a lack of financial incentives for farmers, Derek Burgoyne, a Cambridgeshire-based businessman, has created a ‘truly sustainable’ AD system, which he says is key to making the technology viable in the future. Derek and business partner John Dale, both directors of…

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Tags: member's press release, sustainability, on-farm AD, food waste, digestate

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Biomethane must be central to Clean Air Strategy – ADBA

ADBA has called on the Government to make buses and heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) fuelled by clean biomethane central to its Clean Air Strategy. Biomethane is a low-carbon transport fuel produced by anaerobic digestion (AD), a natural process that breaks down organic wastes and purpose-grown crops to create a biogas…

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Tags: biomethane, transport, air quality, Charlotte Morton, Defra, UK Biomethane & Gas Vehicle Conference

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ADBA celebrates biofertiliser hitting wholesale shelves

ADBA has described the first sales of biofertiliser produced from AD as ‘a game-changing moment in the restoration of the UK’s soils’. Farming family Steve and Sarah Suggitt of Suggitt Farm Services in Norfolk are using digestate, a liquid byproduct from their AD plant, to produce…

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Tags: biofertiliser, digestate, anaerobic digestion

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Can Brexit be sustainable? Five key points

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On Wednesday evening I attended the launch of a new report from think-tank Policy Connect entitled ‘Principles for a Sustainable Brexit’, which sets out the key principles for the Government and Parliament to make environmental considerations and tackling climate change central to policymaking post Brexit. The launch involved…

Posted in: Policy updates

Tags: chris noyce, brexit, climate change, regulations, Environment Agency

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: F&P reports ‘significant interest’ at AD and biogas exhibition

Green energy businesses are crying out for investment and looking at the alternative finance sector to provide it, according to F&P Sponsors, the P2P lending specialist. The company, which has an established track record in helping the green sector to find investment to grow, reported ‘significant…

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Tags: member's press release, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, finance, anaerobic digestion, green businesses

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Agrivert achieves quality standard PAS110 at fourth and fifth AD facilities

In record timing after commissioning, Agrivert has gained PAS110 on both its new North London and South Wales AD facilities, located near St Albans in Hertfordshire and Bridgend in Wales. These sites complete Agrivert’s now five-strong network of facilities in the UK and increases their food waste processing…

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Tags: member's press release, digestate, anaerobic digestion, PAS110, food waste

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AD industry pays tribute to late Hugh Vaughan at awards dinner

The anaerobic digestion (AD) industry celebrated the life of AD pioneer Hugh Vaughan at its annual AD & Biogas and Industry Awards last night (Wednesday 5 July). Hugh Vaughan, who was UK Director at pump and mixer manufacturer Landia, tragically passed away earlier this year with his wife in…

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Tags: ad & biogas industry awards, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, anaerobic digestion, world biogas association, un sustainable development goals

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Biogas key to tackling global methane emissions - C40 Cities

Global megacities network C40 Cities has described biogas as key to tackling global methane emissions at global tradeshow UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. Amrita Sinha Kataria, Manager of the Sustainable Solid Waste Systems Network at C40 Cities, said: There is…

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Tags: biogas, cities, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, methane, climate change, world biogas association

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Greening commercial transport: biogas’ potential as HGV fuel

Study for leading British bioenergy company shows that biogas generated from food and beverage process residues offers a low-carbon commercial transport fuel for the future.

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Tags: member's press release, transport, food and drink industry, biomethane

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