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Informing Defra policy - please provide your input

We are supporting a new research study to map the AD and composting industries. This is an important opportunity for the sector to feed in data and views to inform Defra policy. Changes in policy could impact upon your business in the future. The study will collect a range of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, Defra, digestate, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Wrap, organics recycyling survey

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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…

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

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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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…

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

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Catholic Church now one of the largest single consumers of green gas certificates

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More than 4,500 Catholic churches and schools have switched to renewable gas and electricity supplied by British Gas in one of the UK’s largest combined green energy contracts. The deal with the Catholic Church’s energy procurement group, Inter-diocesan Fuel Management (IFM), covers 2,800 churches from 20 of the 22 Catholic…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, rebecca thompson, green gas, british gas, green energy, england, Wales

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Energy price cap dropped but not for renewables

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Ofgem has set up today the price caps levels for customers applicable to prepayment meter and default energy tariffs (including standard variable tariffs). Applicable to April 2019 -September 2019 October 2019 – March 2020 Variation Customers on default £1,254 £1,179 -£75 Prepayment meter customers £1,242 £1,217 -£25 The caps are revised twice…

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Tags: green energy, energy price cap, alberto rocamora

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RHI and RTFO dual entitlement rules

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Following the last RHI closure group, BEIS officials provided the position agreed between BEIS, DfT and Ofgem on dual participation on the RHI and RTFO: Last year it was confirmed that dual participation on the RHI and the RTFO was possible although it was noted that the RHI Regulations were…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, beis, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, DfT, biomethane as a transport fuel, RTFO, rtfcs, rhi closure group, dual participation

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: New sludge digester retrofit by Landia for Scottish Water

Landia has won an important new order with Scottish Water to retrofit two sludge digesters with its acclaimed GasMix mixing systems.

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

Tags: member's press release, sludge, anaerobic digestion, biogas, pumps

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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…

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

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Running an AD plant: Lessons from Germany

Ahead of his presentations at the World Biogas Summit and UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2019, Swen Grossgebauer, Local Authority Development Manager at MVV Environment, shares his experience of running a healthy anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Germany.

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Tags: uk ad & world biogas expo 2019, world biogas summit, anaerobic digestion, biogas, germany, food waste, performance, design

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED distributor heads to Envex 2019

QED Environmental Systems’ long-standing Korean distributor ENinstrument, is gearing up to showcase QED gas analysis products at the highly anticipated Envex 2019 in Korea.

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Tags: member's press release, biomethane

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: New food waste plan offers renewable energy opportunities in Scotland

Farmers and landowners in Scotland are being encouraged to capitalise on new plans, unveiled by the Scottish Government and Zero Waste Scotland which will ensure unavoidable household food waste is recycled, by investing in Anaerobic Digestion (AD).

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, food waste, Scotland, privilege finance

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED acquires leading Italian safety instrumentation systems manufacturer

As part of its global growth strategy, leading manufacturer of environmental monitoring and remediation equipment, QED Environmental Systems has recently acquired Italian based safety instrumentation systems manufacturer – Huberg.

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane

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Scotland unveils new plan to tackle food waste

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The Scottish Government and Zero Waste Scotland have unveiled new plans to help reduce Scotland’s food waste by one third by 2025.

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Tags: food waste, Scotland, anaerobic digestion

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED distributor set to showcase products at Korea Lab 2019

QED Environmental Systems’ long-standing distributor ENinstrument is gearing up for the annual Korea Lab exhibition taking place in Goyang this April 2019.

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, biomethane, gas monitoring

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