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Feedstock (Waste) – Opportunity

We have received an enquiry from a company whose work includes emptying of tanks, gully's and waste traps. What: They are looking to dispose of the collected fat and grease in a way that feeds back to the environment in a positive way through the use of Anaerobic Digestion…

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Tags: sam hinton, feedstock, Circular Economy, anaerobic digestion, ad operators

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All 13 Quality Protocols to be reviewed by the Environment Agency

Background: Quality Protocols (QPs), end of waste frameworks, were produced between 2004 and 2015 and are recognised by the Environment Agency (EA) and used by industry on a voluntary basis to identify the point at which waste, having been fully recovered, may be regarded as a non-waste product. This means the waste…

Posted in: Industry News, News for Members, Policy updates

Tags: environmental regulation, quality protocol, anaerobic digestion, digestate, sam hinton

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SEG – Smart Export Guarantee Overview

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In June 2019 the Government published its final proposals for the SEG that will come into force on 1st January 2020. SEG will be supplier-led, with BEIS providing the overarching legislative framework and Ofgem monitoring the obligated suppliers’ compliance. It requires electricity suppliers with more than 150,000 customers will have to offer…

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Tags: seg, smart export guarantee, policy

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University of York and Yorkshire Water shed light on plant optimisation

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Sam Hinton, Technical Support Manager at ADBA, visited today University of York to see the progress of collaborative research into Yorkshire Water's AD optimisation. The university and plant operator are researching how to increase the throughput capacity of Yorkshire Water's existing AD…

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Tags: waste water, yorkshire water, university of york, anaerobic digestion, sewage sludge

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Where is AD going? An insight into the potential of AD applications and new technology

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Fascinating day at the BEIS funded BioGrid talks and lab tours at the University of South Wales.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, R&D

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Industry news, upcoming training and ADBA’s new Technical Support Manager

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Last week, the Environment Agency prosecuted two farming companies who caused a serious pollution incident, which impacted groundwater and killed numerous fish in a nearby pond that has meant a penalty of £28,000. An AD site was one of the two farming companies that was penalised due to poor maize…

Posted in: ADBA News, Industry News, Members' press release

Tags: UK AD & Biogas, Environment Agency, ad certification scheme

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