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PRESS RELEASE: New RHI consultation risks further delay to crucial reforms - ADBA

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresouces Association (ADBA) has today stressed that BEIS’s new consultation on further amendments to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) must not delay the urgent passing of legislation to implement previously proposed changes to the RHI that would allow new AD plants to be built. …

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Tags: press release, Charlotte Morton, RHI, anaerobic digestion, beis, biogas, biomethane

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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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PRESS RELEASE: AD Delivers more jobs & baseload energy sooner than Hinkley

In response to today’s announcement regarding Hinkley, ADBA's Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, commented: It is remarkable that the government has proposed a subsidy of £0 / MWhe for new baseload waste AD whilst offering a subsidy of £55 / MWhe to Hinkley. The government is closing support to new…

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Tags: press release, Ollie More, anaerobic digestion, biogas, hinkley, hinkley point c

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Geotech new fixed gas analysis system Biogas 3000

Building on reliability and accuracy – the new BIOGAS 3000 Geotech’s new fixed gas analysis system, the BIOGAS 3000, primarily for the AD Biogas and Bio-methane upgrading market has been designed to enable site operations to maximise gas production yield and protect expensive capital equipment from the damaging contaminant gases…

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Tags: press release, biogas 3000, UK AD & Biogas, Geotech, geotechuk, anaerobic digestion, gas analysis

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Official figures reflect biogas growth for electricity and heat

New official figures show 40% more renewable electricity was produced from biogas from waste and farms in 2015 compared to 2014. The government’s annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES), published today [28 July], also reflects growth in biomethane to grid with the generation of heat from anaerobic digestion more than doubling. …

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Tags: dbeis, energy, biogas, anaerobic digestion, press release, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton, DUKES, market report, ADBA, biomethane

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ADBA slams new FIT consultation

Responding to the new Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) consultation on the Feed-in Tariff for anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) comments: This consultation does nothing to address DECC's fundamental lack of ambition for AD and community scale renewables. Instead, it…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, press release, Charlotte Morton, Matt Hindle, crop operators, food waste operators, feed-in tariff, anaerobic digestion, biogas

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ADBA unveils cost competitiveness task force

The anaerobic digestion (AD) industry outside of the water sector has grown by over 600% in the past five years, partly thanks to innovation from world class UK researchers. ADBA has appealed for academia to focus their current efforts behind delivering major improvements which would put the cost of AD on…

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Tags: press release, levelised costs, mwh, adba r&i forum 2016, researchers, world class, hinkley point c, nuclear, academia, exports, biogas, cost competitiveness task force, incentives, caps, billions, operational performance, Derek Sivyer

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ADBA calls for £25m R&I funding from government to boost AD exports

As the Chancellor prepares his budget statement for Wednesday, the AD industry has called for him to recognise the global opportunity for UK companies and researchers in biogas, digestate and bioproducts. In a policy paper to the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC), ADBA has called on government to…

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Tags: press release, r&i, R&D, adba r&i forum 2016, budget, chancellor, funding, research, academia, market leader, bioprocessing, york, university of york, exports, innovation programme, power-to-methane, digestate, green gas, renewable energy, recycling, decarbonisation, manufacturing, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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DECC consult on RHI reform proposals

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has published its review into the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).  While the document proposes positive measures on biomethane tariff levels and guarantees, the industry is concerned that the consultation document proposes major restrictions on use of crops by new projects,…

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Tags: press release, DECC, RHI, crops, energy crops, biomethane, tariff levels, consultation, green gas, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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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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Defra & WRAP push ahead with plans to harmonise UK food waste collections

The WRAP-led steering group, of which ADBA is a member, has today announced plans to produce a publication this summer outlining its vision aimed at harmonising UK food waste collections. Working in partnership with the Resource Minister, Rory Stewart MP, local authorities, waste management contractors, recyclers, producers, the retail sector…

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Tags: press release, Defra, Wrap, food waste collections, steering group, harmonisation and consistency working group, harmonised collections, household waste collections, local authorities, rory stewart, Minister, recycling, Derek Sivyer

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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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Green gas trimming carbon this Christmas

Green gas will be cooking your giblets this Christmas and for many festive seasons to come. Thanks to rapid growth this year, with a quadrupling of biomethane-to-grid plant numbers from 10 to 40, more households are cooking with home-grown green gas than ever before. Today the anaerobic digestion industry generates 31,000m3/hr…

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Tags: press release, green gas, indigenous gas, biomethane, christmas, turkey, energy security, decarbonisation, farm resilience, food production, RHI, capacity, gas oven, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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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 vital to UK carbon abatement

In the wake of a “historic” agreement reached at the Paris Climate Change conference, with a commitment to keep global temperatures well below 20C, the UK government’s revised green gas strategy could place anaerobic digestion (AD) at the heart of UK carbon abatement efforts.  ADBA…

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Tags: press release, paris climate change conference, carbon abatement, greenhouse gases, green gas, government, David Cameron, renewable heat, FIT, fossil fuels, food waste, fertiliser, landfill, decarbonise, farming, transport, heat, electricity, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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