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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Flooded maize could be salvaged as grain for AD feedstock

Flooding across north, east and central England has brought the last of the maize harvest to a halt, and reports suggest thousands of acres destined for anaerobic digestion remain in the ground. While taking the crop as silage becomes increasingly unlikely, feedstock and forage preservation specialists, Kelvin Cave Ltd, say…

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Tags: farming, mazie, flooding

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IKEA is looking for food waste handling and valorisation collaborators

IKEA, in partnership with SLU (the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), is currently screening the global market for food waste handling and valorisation solutions in order to identify candidates for future collaboration.

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Tags: ikea, food waste

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Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019

Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019 ADBA National Conference 2019 will feature an "In Conversation with" session with Chris Stark, CEO of the UK Committee on Climate Change. Conference will focus on how anaerobic digestion and biogas can contribute to addressing the climate emergency over…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, ADBA National Conference

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ADBA represents the AD industry as an Expert Witness for EfW and Circular Economy Policy Commission’

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On Monday, ADBA’s Senior Policy Manager, Rebecca Thompson, sat on a panel of experts to address the Energy Research Accelerator’s Policy Commission on Energy from Waste (EfW) and the Circular Economy in the Midlands.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Energy from Waste, Circular Economy, midlands, east midlands biogas centre, waste hierarchy, biorefinery

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ADBA at the Farm Business Innovation show

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This week ADBA’s Ellis, Maddie and Sam attended the Farm Business Innovation Show. The event was held in Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre on the 6th and 7th of November. The show was a collection of farming’s weird and wonderful forms of diversification and innovation,…

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Tags: ellis, maddie, sam hinton, anaerobic digestion, farming, innovation

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Anaerobic digestion trade association publishes wish list for General Election manifestos

Anaerobic digestion trade association publishes wish list for General Election manifestos As the UK prepares for a December General Election, the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has written to national party leaders setting out a list of policies for the new government to embrace.  In her letter,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, treasury, cabb, general election

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Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body

Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body in light of Oil and Gas Authority report Government needs to look at alternatives following the suspension of fracking as recommended by Oil and Gas Authority. Biogas offers an environmentally friendly alternative that has the potential to…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, shale gas, fracking, government

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‘Business is Great’ event showcases expertise to Spain

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Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of participating in a ‘Business is Great’ networking event organised by the UK Department of International Trade (DIT) in Barcelona.

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Tags: dit, spain, export, networking, conference

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Reviewing the EA’s Standard Rules Permit Consultations

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This week Sam Hinton has been reviewing the EA’s Standard Rules Permit Consultations. During the week he has participated in teleconference and a meeting in Rushen, which were the Biowaste and Plastics Working Group and the CIWM Biological Treatment SIG respectively.

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Tags: technical, regulation, EA

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Site visit to Barfoot Energy

Last week Sam Hinton, ADBA’s Technical Support Manager, visited the two AD plants operated by Barfoot Energy in the South of England. He visited them to talk through ADBA’s current work, regulatory changes on the horizon, visit the sites and to obtain their input on the…

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Tags: site visit, operator

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ADBA submits Budget proposals to Chancellor

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*Update - The Government has now withdrawn the Budget pending a general election motion* ADBA has written to the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, setting out the industry's views on the policies needed to support anaerobic digestion in the years ahead. These priorities focus on encouraging better cross-departmental working to drive…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives

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Plant Optimisation Training, 29th August, Cambridge

The ADBA Training and L&D programme aims to address the various aspects of running an AD plant efficiently, safely and sustainably, including all the inter-related activities from planning feedstock through to utilising digestate. “First class presentation and content, very worthwhile course for anyone involved in the AD…

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Tags: on-farm AD, training, ad plant operator

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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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Are you ready for Brexit?

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As we approach the new deadline for Britain leaving the EU, we as an industry need to make sure that we are prepared for whatever happens next. We have an opportunity now to tell government what is needed to ensure we are ready by 31 October. They want to know what…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, UK AD & Biogas, brexit, training, ad industry, industry, EU, European Union, export, trade, transport, feedback, ADBA members

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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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