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CCC call for a decision on post-RHI framework by the end of the year

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The Committee on Climate Change has today issued its tenth Progress Report to Parliament. You can download the report here. The Report singles out two notable successes – both of which the anaerobic digestion industry has contributed to. These are the decarbonisation of electricity generation and emissions reductions from the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, committee on climate change, CCC, progress report to parliament, beis, claire perry mp, clean growth strategy, thom koller

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ADBA provides evidence to CCC Bioenergy Review

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Earlier in the week we submitted our response to the Committee on Climate Change’s call for evidence on the 2018 Bioenergy Review. You can read our submission here. Thank you to those ADBA members who got in touch with the policy team to contribute information and evidence. The CCC'…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, consultations, CCC, committee on climate change, bioenergy review, food production, thom koller

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Help shape the Committee on Climate Change’s 2018 Bioenergy Review

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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is conducting a call for evidence to inform its updated Bioenergy Review, which it is expecting to publish in Autumn 2018. The CCC are interested in seeing evidence on sustainability of bioenergy, lifecycle emissions, resource availability and best-use of bioenergy across the economy. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, CCC, commitee on climate change, consultation, bioenergy review, thom koller

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Committee on Climate Change highlight gaps in Government policy

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has today published its independent assessment of the UK’s Clean Growth Strategy, the Government’s recent announcement of around 100 policies, proposals and plans. This report, available to download here, assesses the Government’s latest set of policies and proposals that…

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Tags: CCC, committee on climate change, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, future of on farm ad, future of gas, rhi application form, food waste, biomethane as a transport fuel, policy gaps, thom koller

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ADBA outlines wish list ahead of Budget Statement

With this year's feed in tariff cap for anaerobic digestion almost full already, it's time for the Chancellor to commit more resources to delivering viable baseload capacity through AD to secure our electricity supplies. In addition, industry urges the Chancellor to recognise the Committee on Climate Change…

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Tags: press, media, budget, chancellor, FIT, baseload energy, CCC, fifth carbon budget, on-farm AD, biodegradable waste, landfill, separate food waste collections, Circular Economy

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Farmers rally to support AD in parliament

Today in the House of Commons almost 150 farmers will join around 90 MPs and Peers at a parliamentary event aimed at championing the anaerobic digestion industry. Farming representatives from across the UK will join the farming themed event to raise awareness about the technology's value to their businesses and the…

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Tags: press release, parliamentary office of science and technology, lobbying, Farmers, House of Commons, mps, peers, shadow farming minister, nick smith, eccc, committee, neil parish, Defra, policy, on-farm AD, farming, biogas, biofertiliser, CCC, small-scale, rural economy, reception event, decarbonisation, food production, green energy, clean energy, farm income, DECC, farming resilience, Charlotte Morton

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Parliament favours anaerobic digestion for food waste disposal

While the government still drags its feet over action to reduce council tax bills by diverting food waste from expensive landfill through segregated collection services, the House of Commons has acted to send on-site food waste from Parliament’s canteens to anaerobic digestion (AD).  The representative for the…

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Tags: press release, council tax, landfill, Parliament, pq, House of Commons, food waste, tom brake, recycling targets, European Commission, circular economy package, CCC, fifth carbon budget, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer, anaerobic digestion

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AD “relief” on pre-accreditation but growth remains constrained

DECC has listened to industry on their planned reforms to the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme, ensuring that the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry is able to continue to deploy valuable additional electrical capacity, albeit at substantially reduced levels.  The Department for Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has today published its…

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Tags: press release, DECC, FIT, capacity, fit review, consultation, pre-accreditation, investor confidence, CCC, fifth carbon budget, carbon abatement, waste treatment, farming, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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Green gas industry could quadruple with new RHI budget - ADBA forecast

The £1.15 billion allocation for the RHI budget by 2021, announced during the Chancellor’s Spending Review statement last week, could support the construction of an additional 140 biomethane plants – a fourfold increase on current numbers and with the combined potential to heat almost 500,000 homes. The data, released today…

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Tags: press release, spending review, biomethane, RHI, market report, forecast, carbon abatement, energy security, jobs, DECC, natural gas, indigenous gas, municipal waste, food waste, farming resilience, food production, resource management, HGVs, FIT, waste treatment, fifth carbon budget, committee on climate change, CCC, greenhouse gas emissions, agriculture, fossil fuel emissions, renewable energy, manure, landfill, digestate

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5th carbon budget advice urges action to decarbonise farming and waste treatment

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has today heaped pressure on the government increase the pace of carbon abatement, particularly within the farming and waste treatment industries.   The CCC’s fifth carbon budget, covering the period 2028-2032, is aimed at ensuring that the UK remains on course to…

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Tags: press release, committee on climate change, CCC, matthew bell, carbon abatement, co2, waste treatment, farming, GHG emissions, fifth carbon budget, food waste, n2o, methane, manure management, fuel efficiency, fertiliser, fossil fuel emissions, manure, landfill, low-carbon, green energy, feed-in tariff, FIT, ADBA National Conference, Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI, HGV, road emissions, hinkley point c, baseload energy

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The fifth carbon budget - call for evidence

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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) have released a call for evidence on the fifth carbon budget. The budget will put a legal limit on UK emissions of greenhouse gases over the period 2028 – 2032. The carbon budget is important as it provides benchmarks towards the 2050 target, it ensures regular progress…

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Tags: carbon budget, CCC, will bushby, Climate Change Act, climate change, low-carbon, low-carbon tech, decarbonisation, anaerobic digestion, consultation

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Biogas shows potential to build on climate change progress

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Responding to the release of the Committee on Climate Change’s 2013 annual progress report Charlotte Morton, chief executive, ADBA, said: In difficult economic times, it’s the sustainable economy which is forging ahead: green businesses are outgrowing the rest of the economy and the AD…

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Tags: CCC, Charlotte Morton, green growth, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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UK opposes EU renewables target, CCC shows £100bn benefit from going low carbon

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The Committee on Climate Change, the government’s official advisers on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, have published a significant report this week, which demonstrates the huge benefits that can be delivered for UK consumers if government takes firm action to support low carbon energy over the next two decades. This…

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Tags: CCC, decarbonisation target, DECC

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Dissecting the Energy Bill

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The publication of the Energy Bill was predictably overshadowed in the media by the Leveson Report, partly because there were few surprises left following last week’s announcement of the key agreements between the coalition parties. As ADBA said at the time, the best news for AD may well turn…

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Tags: CCC, decarbonisation, DECC, energy bill, Tim Yeo

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Show marks big week for AD - Lord Redesdale

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Anaerobic digestion is central to getting Britain back on track with climate change targets, according to the industry’s representative body, which is holding its annual trade show and conference on 6-7 July 2011. ADBA Chairman and Liberal Democrat peer Lord Redesdale said: The CCC’s…

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Tags: ADBA events, CCC, climate change targets, Redesdale, UK AD & Biogas

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