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Waste Treatment BREF summary

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In the framework of Industrial Emissions Directive (integrated pollution prevention and control IPPC) (2010) that seeks to achieve high levels of protection of human health and the environment, industrial operations must be covered by a permit. The permit contains conditions and best practice procedures. These are explained in supporting documents, including…

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BEIS provides pragmatic solution for transfer of ownership of biomethane plants

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 ADBA has been informed by BEIS that alternatives to transfer of ownership of a biomethane plant are being considered. A pragmatic solution is sought for the period before the RHI reform legislation comes into force in March 2021.   BEIS explained: “Presently there is no provision included in the…

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Request for comment: draft guidance on SEG sustainability criteria

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Ofgem has published draft guidance on the sustainability criteria and reporting requirements for Anaerobic Digestion digestors applying for the Smart Export Guarantee. The guidance is open to comments until 6th November 2019. The guidance is available here.  Our expert on AD plant operations, Sam Hinton, has identified the most relevant…

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Case studies needed for ADBA’s letter to the new Ofgem Chief Executive, Jonathan Brearley

ADBA will be writing to the new Ofgem Chief Executive, Jonathan Brearley. Should you wish to improve the interaction you have with Ofgem, please contact us with any pressing issues you wish to see addressed.

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Policy Report for October 2019

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Our Policy Team has finalised the update to the Policy Report for October 2019. The previous version was published in April 2019 and since quite a few legislative changes have been put forward. The main emphasis was put on the RHI closure and future support for green gas; the Smart Export Guarantee…

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Gate fees for AD increase by £1, according to new WRAP report

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The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has published its 12th yearly report covering the gate fees charged for waste treatment, recovery and disposal, including anaerobic digestion, finding that gate fees have risen. The report concludes that the UK waste market continues to be fragmented, affected by local competition and…

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Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) for electricity producers

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ADBA’s Policy Team met with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to discuss the end of the Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) and the implementation of the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG), a more market-driven scheme. This initiative will be ready to roll-out on 1 January 2020 and will replace the export tariff…

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Climate Change Conference in Santiago, Chile

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The UK Department for International Trade is currently accepting registrations of interest for COP25, a Climate Change Conference in Santiago, Chile, organised in the framework of the UN Convention on Climate Change. Upon registration please specify your company details to be further contacted by DIT with additional information.

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