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Ofgem seeking evidence on commissioning equipment for biomethane

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Ofgem have put out a call for evidence to better understand the industry standards and practices for commissioning of biomethane plants. ADBA, along with other industry associations, has raised concerns with Ofgem and BEIS that this must not add additional uncertainty to the industry around meeting commissioning deadlines. Ofgem will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RHI, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, financial incentives, call for evidence, commissioning, rebecca thompson

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ADBA praises global biogas industry commitment to deliver 12% reduction in global greenhouse gases

The World Biogas Association, of which ADBA is a founder member, issues Declaration to deliver 12% global GHG emissions reductions by 2030, signed by major industry players. It's the first time so many powerful organisations join forces to address climate change and demand that world governments unlock the potential of the…

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How can AD deliver Scotland’s local energy plan? Feed in your views!

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The Scottish Government is consulting on its Local Energy Policy and ADBA's is be feeding in to make sure AD is part of the solution! But we want to hear from you to make sure we're representing the views of our members. We are carefully reviewing the Policy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, UK AD & Biogas, digestate, Scotland, net zero, just transition commission, rebecca thompson, Scottish Government, adba scottish national conference

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Notice – Reopening Call for OFGEM Case Studies

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As previously advertised, ADBA will be writing to the new Ofgem Chief Executive, Jonathan Brearley regarding a list of issues identified to date amongst the industry stakeholders in their dealings with the office. However, we understand that Mr Brearley will now not be starting at Ofgem until February 2020. As such,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, Ofgem, consultation

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Conservatives Publish Election Manifesto

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The Conservative Party has published its manifesto for the 2019 election, which includes several key policies relevant for the AD sector, which are outlined below. The Conservatives will use the £1 billion ‘Ayrton Fund’ to develop affordable and accessible clean energy that will ‘improve lives and help us…

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New AD innovation is looking for a full scale site following a sucessful pilot. Could this be you?

ADBA have been approached by a new AD technology provider. The new technology has been trialled in Israel on a 100 head herd of cattle and claims to improve on conventional AD. The technology initally started as a water purification technique in Israel until its potential in AD was recognised. The…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, slurry, innovation, biomethane, RHI, RTFO, sam hinton, R&D

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Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019

Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019 ADBA National Conference 2019 will feature an "In Conversation with" session with Chris Stark, CEO of the UK Committee on Climate Change. Conference will focus on how anaerobic digestion and biogas can contribute to addressing the climate emergency over…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, ADBA National Conference

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ADBA represents the AD industry as an Expert Witness for EfW and Circular Economy Policy Commission’

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On Monday, ADBA’s Senior Policy Manager, Rebecca Thompson, sat on a panel of experts to address the Energy Research Accelerator’s Policy Commission on Energy from Waste (EfW) and the Circular Economy in the Midlands.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Energy from Waste, Circular Economy, midlands, east midlands biogas centre, waste hierarchy, biorefinery

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AD Market survey: Informing DEFRA policy

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Members of the anaerobic digestion and composting industries are being invited to participate in a new study to map the market for organics recycling. This work has been commissioned by WRAP on behalf of Defra. It will be carried out by an independent research consultancy, Winning Moves, with the input…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, digestate, Defra, Wrap, winning moves, Survey, nick primmer, analysis, policy

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Anaerobic digestion trade association publishes wish list for General Election manifestos

Anaerobic digestion trade association publishes wish list for General Election manifestos As the UK prepares for a December General Election, the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has written to national party leaders setting out a list of policies for the new government to embrace.  In her letter,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, treasury, cabb, general election

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Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body

Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body in light of Oil and Gas Authority report Government needs to look at alternatives following the suspension of fracking as recommended by Oil and Gas Authority. Biogas offers an environmentally friendly alternative that has the potential to…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, shale gas, fracking, government

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ADBA welcomes ENA’s support for biomethane in Pathways to Net Zero Report

ADBA welcomes ENA's support for biomethane in Pathways to Net Zero Report The Energy Networks Association (ENA) this week published the first report from its Gas Decarbonisation Project, Pathways to Net Zero, in which it predicts "a major expansion of biomethane supply to the gas networks" by 2030 and beyond.…

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Contact Ofgem’s Innovation Link for support on low-carbon innovation projects

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Over the last 3 years, Ofgem’s Innovation Link has provided support to over 200 innovators looking to launch new products, services or business models. Many of these have the potential to help the UK decarbonise in the smartest, lowest cost way. Specifically, Innovation Link’s team has informed, and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Ofgem, innovation, innovation link, government support, low carbon, nick primmer

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Anaerobic digestion trade association submits proposals to Government ahead of the Budget

Anaerobic digestion trade association submits proposals to Government ahead of the Budget *Update - the Government has now postponed the Budget pending a general election vote* Letter to Chancellor highlights the industry's potential towards achieving the Government's Net Zero emissions target and the impact of uncertainty…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, Defra, beis, financial incentives, chancellor of the exchequer, budget, cop26, cabb

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ADBA submits Budget proposals to Chancellor

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*Update - The Government has now withdrawn the Budget pending a general election motion* ADBA has written to the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, setting out the industry's views on the policies needed to support anaerobic digestion in the years ahead. These priorities focus on encouraging better cross-departmental working to drive…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives

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