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British Council to highlight biogas funding opportunities at UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo

The British Council, the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations, has confirmed it will be presenting at UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017, the #1 global tradeshow for biogas. Dr Shaun Holmes, Science Adviser for Global Projects at the British Council, will talk…

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Tags: funding opportunities, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, british council, newton fund, world biogas association, biogas, r&i

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What the Queen’s Speech means for AD

There were no real surprises in this morning's Queen's Speech but some interesting inclusions/omissions that are likely to affect the UK AD industry over the coming years. What was mentioned: Brexit - Fairly unsurprisingly, securing "the best possible deal" as the UK leaves the EU topped the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, queen's speech, brexit, CAP, industrial strategy, paris agreement, RHI, Circular Economy, chris noyce

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ADBA: Reduction in embedded generator payments ‘misguided’

ADBA has today called on Ofgem to reconsider its retroactive decision to reduce embedded generator payments, saying that AD can already deliver exactly what Ofgem and the Government are trying to achieve by reducing the payments. Embedded generators (power plants connected to lower-voltage distribution networks) with less than 100 MW capacity…

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Tags: embedded payments, Ofgem, dispatchable power, electricity, separate food waste collections, RHI, capacity market, Charlotte Morton, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: PRM Waste Systems announce redesign of AD plant

PRM Waste Systems are proud to announce that we are undertaking the redesign of an AD plant in the UK. The objective was to provide a reliable system for the separation of plastics from food waste. With CO2 emissions in the UK at approximately 18 million tonnes and almost half of…

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, food waste, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: F&P to build on strong position in market at AD and biogas tradeshow

(Stand C504) Peer-to-peer lending specialist F&P Sponsors is returning to UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017 on 5th-6th July at the NEC, Birmingham, where it will highlight its strong track record in helping businesses to achieve funding. The green-technology sector is one that F&…

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Tags: member's press release, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, funding, anaerobic digestion, un sustainable development goals

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ADBA calls for sector support from new Government

Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), has congratulated Prime Minister Theresa May on forming a new Government, but called for swift action to overcome uncertainty and assist the AD sector in boosting the economy, creating jobs and ensuring security of energy supply. AD…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, general election, RHI, FIT, separate food waste collections

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What a hung Parliament means for AD

Just when you thought British politics couldn't throw up any more surprises, last night's general election results have blown everything right open again. The last opinion polls published on Thursday suggested a range of possible outcomes, from a hung Parliament to a hugely increased Conservative majority, but the…

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Tags: chris noyce, general election, anaerobic digestion, brexit, RHI, clean growth plan, separate food waste collections, FIT

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Installation of first CApure CA70LBG marks significant milestone for Puregas

Today, the installation of our first CApure CA70LBG marked a significant milestone for Puregas Solutions. The Biogas Upgrading Plant was installed at the Skogn Papermill, Norway in early June. The plant, which will upgrade up to 3,000Nm3/h of raw biogas, will be part of the largest biogas liquefaction…

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Tags: member's press release, biogas upgrading, biogas liquefaction, biolng

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Wolf Power Systems and Myriad announce CHP cooperation

Wolf Power Systems, a pioneer in combining heat and power generation, and Myriad Power Products, a supplier of low-carbon heating and power generation equipment, have announced their cooperation. The Wolf Group is a leading supplier of combined heat and power systems (CHP), a technology that generates heat and electricity simultaneously.…

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Tags: member's press release, combined heat and power

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Five reasons to stay positive about Paris despite Trump

Donald Trump’s decision yesterday to take the US out of the Paris Agreement has been in the pipeline (pun slightly intended) ever since he was elected president back in November. Now that it’s actually happened, what should those of us working in AD and the low-carbon…

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Tags: chris noyce, paris agreement, decarbonisation, renewables

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Resource Management Industry sets out its top priorities for the next Government

The Trade Association Group, an umbrella body comprising the main organisations in the UK’s waste and resource management sector, today set out its top priorities for the next government. The Group’s statement reads as follows: We believe that improvements in resource efficiency – the way in…

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Tags: resource management, government, recycling, food waste collections

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: AD finance provider shortlisted for two industry awards

Cambridgeshire-based company Privilege Finance has been shortlisted for two prestigious awards in recognition of its dedication to providing funding solutions to the UK AD industry. The finance provider is down to the final four of the 2017 AD & Biogas Industry Awards (ADBA) in the category of ‘Best AD Support…

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Tags: member's press release, finance, anaerobic digestion, ad & biogas industry awards, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, optimisation

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Clamp management open day

AD operators are invited to attend a clamp management open day, which will include practical demonstrations, at Vale Green Energy on Thursday 8th June 2017. The meeting will be held at The Vale Golf Club, Hill Furze Road, Bishampton, Pershore WR10 2LZ, with refreshments at 9:30 and presentations starting at 10:00. Lunch will…

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Tags: member's press release, clamp management, ad operators, gas yield, plant performance

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UK-Egypt international grant funding opportunity

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The British Council in Egypt has made us aware of the Newton-Mosharafa Fund, a £50 million fund to support scholarships and research projects to establish partnership between Egypt and the UK science and innovation sector. The four current themes for the fund are sustainable water management, renewable energy, sustainable food…

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Tags: r&i, international opportunity, egypt, biogas

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Election update – Don’t count your chickens…

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By ADBA External Affairs Manager Jon Harrison If you had looked through any of the Sunday newspapers last weekend, you’d think the general election campaign was a foregone conclusion. The Conservative Party had a twenty point opinion poll lead and seemed to be sailing calmly towards a stonking…

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Tags: jon harrison, general election, anaerobic digestion, manifestos

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