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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Evonik obtains patent for three-step membrane process

The European Patent Office has granted Evonik Fibres GmbH, based in Schörfling (Austria), a patent for a three-stage process for membrane-based purification of biogas and natural gas.   In the gas separation process, which has been developed by Evonik, binary gas mixtures such as raw biogas, which…

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Tags: member's press release, membrane process, biogas purification, biogas, biomethane

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: WELTEC BIOPOWER extends AD plant in France

Together with its French partner WELTEC Agripower, German biogas plant manufacturer WELTEC BIOPOWER is currently working on an AD extension project in Iffendic, Brittany. The biogas plant in Iffendic was built back in 2014, and now its capacity is being doubled. The biogas plant now generates 500 kW a day, enough to…

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, biogas, agriculture

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion can underpin Clean Growth Strategy – ADBA

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today welcomed the Clean Growth Strategy published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and said that anaerobic digestion (AD) can play an underpinning role in meeting the strategy’s goals. ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: The multi-faceted…

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, beis, clean growth strategy, heat, electricity, farming, transport, recycling, best practice scheme, RHI, FIT

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Puregas Solutions named North East’s fastest growing company

The firm won two prizes at the annual Fastest 50 event organised by Newcastle law firm Ward Hadaway. The Sunderland-based company, now a Wärtsilä Company, won the award for the overall fastest growing North East business of 2017, as well as being named the fastest growing medium-sized business in…

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Tags: member's press release, biogas upgrading, biomethane

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Update from Low CVP Fuels Working Group

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Today I attended a meeting of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (CVP) Fuels Working Group, which includes representation from the Department for Transport (DfT), Low CVP, and many others working in the low-carbon fuels sector (including a number of ADBA members). Here are some of the key points relating to…

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Tags: chris noyce, emiliano lewis, biomethane, transport, RTFO, DfT, Low CVP

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ADBA joins other trade bodies to discuss small-scale renewables sector deal for Industrial Strategy

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This week ADBA met with a number of other renewables trade bodies to discuss the possibility of a joint sector deal for small-scale renewables to be submitted to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) as part of the government's Industrial Strategy. The idea for such a…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, industrial strategy, beis, Ollie More, renewable energy, feed-in tariff, clean growth plan

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Wärtsilä to acquire Puregas Solutions

The technology group Wärtsilä has reached an agreement to acquire Puregas Solutions, the Sweden based provider of turnkey biogas upgrading solutions. Puregas is a leading player in its field with subsidiary companies in Germany, Denmark, the UK, and the USA. The company uses a unique CApure process…

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Tags: member's press release, biogas upgrading, biomethane

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA releases revamped AD industry guide

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today released the second edition of The Practical Guide to AD, a key guidance document for developing and operating anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities in the UK. The Guide covers key topics of relevance to AD operators, including feedstocks, producing and using biogas…

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Tags: press release, the practical guide to ad, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: WELTEC BIOPOWER to present its biogas technologies at Energy Now Ireland

Over the course of 2017, Ireland intends to initiate energy reform with a new Feed-in Tariff for renewable energy technologies. The government plans to increase the amount of green electricity from the current figure of about 23 percent to 40 percent by 2020. The tariff system is to establish a favourable environment for biogas…

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, Ireland, Northern Ireland

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ADBA members - send us your best photos!

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Here in the ADBA PR team we're looking to refresh our rather out-of-date stock of AD images that we use in magazine articles and press releases and on social media. In particular we're after high-quality images of: AD plants Biomethane-fuelled vehicles If you have any AD-related photos that…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, chris noyce

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Applications open for 2018 Ashden Awards

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London-based charity Ashden is seeking entries for its 2018 UK green energy awards. Two of the key areas they are interested in would be suitable for applications relating to AD: Innovation and new approaches to renewable energy generation. Businesses, projects or programmes that have found innovative ways to reduce pollution…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, Awards, renewable energy, sustainable transport, air pollution

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PRESS RELEASE: Biomethane perfectly positioned to meet new renewable fuel targets – ADBA

The UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD) has welcomed the Department for Transport’s (DfT’s) response to its consultation on the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), declaring biomethane to be ‘perfectly positioned’ to meet increased targets for renewable fuels. DfT’s…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RTFO, transport, Department for Transport, renewable fuel, carbon budgets, UK Biomethane & Gas Vehicle Conference

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: HUBER Technology announces new Industrial Business Development Manager

HUBER Technology are pleased to announce the appointment of James Tucker as Industrial Business Development Manager. James Tucker, a qualified civil engineer, brings a wealth of experience to the role. With experience providing wastewater treatment solutions across varied industries, James has the understanding needed to provide tailored solutions. HUBER Technology…

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Tags: member's press release, wastewater treatment, anaerobic digestion

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PRESS RELEASE: New RHI consultation risks further delay to crucial reforms - ADBA

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresouces Association (ADBA) has today stressed that BEIS’s new consultation on further amendments to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) must not delay the urgent passing of legislation to implement previously proposed changes to the RHI that would allow new AD plants to be built. …

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Tags: press release, Charlotte Morton, RHI, anaerobic digestion, beis, biogas, biomethane

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Opportunity to join free European biomethane network

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A European Horizon 2020 research project called 'Record Biomap' is looking for companies and institutions who develop innovative technology and process solutions for efficient and economically viable biomethane production at small to medium scale (<250 m³ raw gas/h). As well as biogas upgrading to biomethane, this can cover innovative…

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Tags: R&D, biomethane, Horizon 2020, biogas upgrading, pre-treatment, digestion

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