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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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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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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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New Nottingham buses show need for greater biomethane support

ADBA has called for greater government support for low-carbon transport fuels such as biomethane following the launch today of Nottingham City Transport’s (NCT’s) new £17m double-deck ‘Bio-Gas’ bus fleet. NCT’s new fleet will run on biomethane, a low-carbon transport fuel produced…

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Tags: biomethane, transport fuel, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, air quality, financial incentives

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ADBA comments on election manifestos

Following the launch of the Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative manifestos, ADBA has commented on the energy, climate change and environmental policies outlined by the major parties. Conservative Manifesto Commenting on the Conservative Party’s Manifesto, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton welcomed the Conservatives’ continued commitment to the…

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Tags: general election, manifestos, recycling, climate change, Circular Economy, renewables, anaerobic digestion

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AD & Biogas Industry Awards shortlist announced

ADBA and the World Biogas Association (WBA) have announced the shortlist of over 40 companies for the annual AD & Biogas Industry Awards, which this year has expanded to over 20 categories covering both the UK and international biogas markets. The Awards, which will celebrate the best of the best in innovation…

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Tags: ad & biogas industry awards, world biogas association, biogas, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017

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ADBA calls for AD to be recognised in manifestos

With a snap election on the horizon and all parties now scrambling to pull together manifestos, ADBA is calling for the value of AD to be recognised in these important statements of intent. Commenting, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton stated: The performance of local authorities and politicians on the ground…

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Tags: general election, anaerobic digestion, food waste, RHI, FIT, jon harrison

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ADBA: Food waste report is ‘wake-up call’ for next Government

ADBA has joined the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee in calling food waste levels in England a ‘scandal’ and described the Committee’s final report into the costs of food waste in England as a ‘wake-up call' for the next Government. …

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Tags: food waste, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, chris noyce, efra committee, general election, Environment Agency, waste hierarchy

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World Bank adviser to speak at UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017

World Bank adviser on agricultural risks and markets Marc Sadler will give a keynote address at UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017, the #1 global tradeshow for biogas, at the NEC in Birmingham on 5 July 2017. Mr Sadler, who regularly advises governments and supply-chain stakeholders on commodity markets, finance,…

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Tags: uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, world bank, biogas, anaerobic digestion, un sustainable development goals

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AD making a splash on World Water Day

ADBA and the World Biogas Association (WBA) are joining forces today on World Water Day to highlight the contribution that AD can make to tackling the water crisis in the UK and abroad. World Water Day, designated in 1993 by the United Nations General Assembly, is marked across the world…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, waste water, sustainable development goals, sewage, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, waste water & sewage treatment expo 2017, Charlotte Morton, david newman, chris noyce

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UK AD industry to call for game-changing research centre at ADBA R&I Forum

The UK AD industry will lay out plans for a Centre for Anaerobic Biotechnology and Bioresources Research at the 7th annual ADBA Research & Innovation (R&I) Forum 2017. The proposed Centre would act as a centre of global excellence and seek to transform AD into a low-cost, multi-functional biotechnology…

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Tags: R&D, adba r&i forum, sustainable development goals, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion

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ADBA calls for triad payments to be protected for small generators

ADBA today called for triad payments for small electricity generators to be protected following Ofgem’s announcement that it is minded to lower the payments that small embedded generators receive for producing electricity at peak times. The embedded benefit, which is a discount on transmission network charges received by…

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Tags: triad payments, small generators, electricity, embedded benefit, cusc, Ofgem, transmission, Charlotte Morton

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Shadow Environment Secretary calls for more action on circular economy at ADBA Scottish conference

Shadow Cabinet Secretary for the Environment Maurice Golden MSP called for the Scottish Government to take more action on the circular economy at ADBA’s inaugural Scottish National Conference this morning in Glasgow. Golden, who led the Circular Economy Programme for Zero Waste Scotland prior to being…

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Tags: chris noyce, Circular Economy, scottish national conference, Charlotte Morton

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA calls for new biogas policy as end of Feed-in Tariff nears

With the government today announcing its decision to continue limiting anaerobic digestion deployment in the Feed-in Tariff, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) is calling on the government to put forward a new policy on support for AD on farms and using wastes. Commenting on the announcement, ADBA Chief…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, press release, biogas, Ollie More, financial incentives, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, food waste operators, crop operators

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AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2017 open for entries

ADBA has announced that entries are now open for its annual AD & Biogas Industry Awards, which recognise innovation and achievement across all sectors of the AD and biogas industries both in the UK and globally. The awards, now in their sixth year, will take place in Birmingham on 5 July 2017 …

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Tags: UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, world biogas expo

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