Category: News for Members

MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Ireland’s landmark AD plant continues to set standards

Ireland’s first farm-scale AD/Biogas plant might well be approaching its eighth year of operation, but the 24/7 attention to detail at the GreenGas plant in County Limerick has never been more focused.

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Tags: member's press release, Ireland, anaerobic digestion, pumps, mixers, Landia

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Food Waste Operator Group to meet on 4th June

On 4th June, the Food Waste Operator Group will be meeting to discuss the key topics affecting their day-to-day operations and the future developments for this part of the industry. The meeting is being hosted by Jelf Insurance Brokers at their office in Worcester. We encourage all food waste operators…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste operators, Defra, Wrap, food waste policy, separate food waste collections, digestate quality

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PRESS RELEASE: New tariffs give green gas industry ‘vital boost’

The UK’s green gas industry has described the restoring of higher tariff levels for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) as a ‘vital boost’ to the UK’s ability to produce renewable green gas for heating homes and businesses through anaerobic digestion (AD).

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Tags: press release, Charlotte Morton, RHI, green gas, biomethane, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018

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RHI scheme spending - gap tightens for 2018/19

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Last week, BEIS released their latest monthly forecast for estimated committed expenditure on the RHI for the next 12 months. The data can be found here. Key points: Current estimate of committed spend for the 2018/19 financial year is £826m, compared to a budget cap of £900m for that year.…

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Tags: RHI, RHI degression, beis, Ofgem, budget cap, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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Demand for gas in the UK falls in 2017

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The latest gas statistics released by BEIS at the end of April show that total demand for gas in the country fell in 2017. Though domestic production increased slightly in 2017 to 465 TWh (+0.3% compared to 2016), imports of gas fell by almost 2% to 525 TWh, the first fall since 2014. Meanwhile gas exports from…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas, natural gas, beis

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Geotech launches state-of-the-art tech with all new BIOMETHANE 3000 analyser

Geotech, leaders in the design and manufacture of gas analysis technology, has set a new standard in biomethane gas analysis with the launch of the brand new BIOMETHANE 3000 analyser.

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Tags: member's press release, biomethane, gas analysis, gas-to-grid

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NEW ADBA Map uploaded - March 2018

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Today we have published the latest update to our ADBA map, containing the latest data on AD plants in the UK up to the end of March 2018. The updates contain information on the latest plants to be built and commissioned in the UK, as well as those that are now…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, ad map, adba map, market data, emiliano lewis

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Geotech joins the Asia Pacific Biogas Alliance

Geotech, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of gas analysis technology, has recently joined the Asia Pacific Biogas Alliance (APBA) as part of its continued strategic investment in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

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Tags: member's press release, gas analysis, biogas

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Defra and Environment Agency to speak at ADBA Regulatory Forum – final programme

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Our Spring Regulatory Forum has shaped up nicely into a packed day of sessions, delivered by a range of industry experts. This includes representatives from Defra, the Environment Agency (EA), CCM Technologies, David Woolgar Consulting, Jelf, Walker Morris, Little Green Consulting and Beeswax Dyson; great to see such a host…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, regulatory forum, digestate, permitting, charges, law, emissions, air quality, Defra, Environment Agency, environment, regulation

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ADBA Finance Forum discusses the future of AD

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Last week's ADBA Finance Forum Spring 2018, held at the Osborne Clarke offices in London, saw over 25 attendees from across the finance community gather to share ideas and discuss the future of the AD sector. The event proved a huge success with a great deal of optimism in the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, Finance Forum, finance, consolidation, funding, emiliano lewis, adcs

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List of local authorities in England with separate food waste collections

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With news in the media that food waste recycling in Northern Ireland continues to rise, the situation in England is somewhat different. In 2016/17, just 109 local authorities in England had separate food waste collections in place. This is just 33% of the 326 local authorities in England that are responsible for waste services. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, separate food waste collections, food waste, Wrap, local authorities

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WBA President discusses importance of managing food waste in cities

Ahead of the launch of a new international report by the World Biogas Association (WBA) and the C40 Cities Food, Water and Waste Programme on urban food waste management, WBA President David Newman sets out why it’s critical for cities around the world to manage their food waste sustainably.

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Tags: uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, food waste, world biogas association, david newman, anaerobic digestion

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Do separate food waste collections lead to reduced food waste?

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In recent months, we have been engaging with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on the case for introducing mandatory separate food waste collections in England. The cost of introducing separate food waste collections across England is now deemed to be £20m per year for 10 years,…

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Tags: Defra, food waste collections, separate food waste collections, waste reduction, cost benefit analysis, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas

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ADBA Advisory Board discusses key industry topics

Last month we held our ADBA Industry Advisory Board meeting to gather the key points from industry experts on what the priorities for ADBA and the industry should be. We had a wide-ranging discussion, with each board member giving three areas they'd like us to focus on. What is…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, advisory board

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Geotech heads to Biomethane Day 2018

As conversations around the path towards a more sustainable future within the industry grow, Geotech is gearing up to participate at the 2018 Biomethane Day to join discussions on the importance of biomethane for our energy future.

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Tags: member's press release, biomethane, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, gas to grid

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