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Positive news for renewable heat as the government confirms a tariff extension and other alterations

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The Government has published its response to the notice that was released on 28 April 2020 regarding changes to the RHI and the policy response to coronavirus. ADBA, one of the 15 respondents, stressed that ‘the movement [of commissioning deadlines] to March 2021 is not sufficient’, which we are pleased to say…

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Tags: RHI, beis, deadline, extension, lobbying, biomethane, rhi tariff guarantees, sam hinton, rebecca thompson, consultation, coronavirus

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ADBA responds to CfD scheme changes consultation

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ADBA's policy team have responded to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's recent consultation on the Contracts for Difference scheme, which proposed a number of changes to how allocation round 4 will operate. This included moving off-shore wind out of pot 2 (where it competed with AD) to…

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Tags: CfD, Contracts for Difference, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, ad chp, CHP, UK AD & Biogas, FIT, consultation, rebecca thompson, biogas to electricity, renewable electricity

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ADBA response to Welsh Government consultation ‘Beyond Recycling’

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ADBA's policy team have recently responded to the Welsh Government's consultation on the future of their recycling system and their path to a zero waste society based on circular economy principles. ADBA's response showcased the vital role of AD in delivering a circular economy for organic materials…

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Tags: Wales, consultation, food waste recycling, waste management, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, UK AD & Biogas, digestate, Circular Economy, circularity, rebecca thompson

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New details on value for money initiatives within RHI replacement, GGSS

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In BEIS's consultation on Future Support for Low Carbon Heat, the Green Gas: Ensuring value for money through tariff changes section, pages 16-17, a degression mechanism is proposed to adjust tariffs to reflect true industry costs, and they ask for further suggestions to improve value for money. As potential…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, food waste, renewable financial incentives, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, ggss, green gas support scheme

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Ofgem’s Response to the call for evidence on the industry standards and practices for commissioning

Following the release of Ofgem's call for evidence on industry standards and practices for commissioning, and discussion on it at last months ADBA Member’s Meeting, you can now find Ofgem’s response to the call for evidence on commissioning biomethane plants. Ofgem’s call for…

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Tags: Ofgem, biomethane, commissioning, sam hinton

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Changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive: urgent call for industry feedback

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This week, BEIS released a number of consultations on future support for clean heat. Among them was a stakeholder notice outlining the government’s intention to make changes to the Non-Domestic RHI (NDRHI) scheme, including the response to the COVID-19 crisis, with an urgent deadline of 19th May to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, beis, Ofgem, digestate, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, covid-19, corona virus, coronavirus, rhi tariff guarantees

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Tariff Guarantee extension to at least mid-March 2021 due to COVID-19 project delays

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March 2021 extension of commissioning deadlines for projects currently holding a TG and the third allocation of flexible TGs - changes to RHI Support and COVID-19 response (28th April 2020) Further to the proposals outlined in the Budget, the Government intend to bring forward legislation to extend the commissioning deadline for projects…

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Tags: sam hinton, rhi tariff guarantees, beis, legislation, biomethane, RHI

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COVID-19 and propane contingency planning

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Members who own and operate biomethane plants have been assessing the risks related to COVID-19 associated with their assets. They have been engaging with their supply chains and have been making contingency plans to ensure their operations can continue with minimum disruption. Propane is one of the aspects that has…

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Tags: corona virus, coronavirus, risk management, risk mitigation, rebecca thompson, propane, propanation, biomethane, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, anaerobic digestion, food waste, Ofgem, UK AD & Biogas

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COVID-19 – AD industry Bulletin

COVID-19 – AD industry Bulletin Important information about COVID-19 and our industry Utilities are listed as a critical sector, covering: Gas Electricity Water (including sewerage) Waste disposal Employers in these sectors should confirm with their staff whether they are critical workers and are encouraged to think carefully before identifying staff…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, covid-19, corona virus, coronavirus, government support, support, critical worker, rebecca thompson, sam hinton

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January 2021 Tariff Guarantee Deadline

Following recent discussions with BEIS we have raised a few points that they require feedback on ASAP to inform their decision about whether to make changes to the January 2021 Tariff Guarantee deadline. Why will people struggle to achieve the current deadline? How many plants are struggling to meet this deadline? …

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Tags: biomethane, anaerobic digestion, biogas, sam hinton, rhi tariff guarantees, deadline, beis

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Latest COVID-19 update for Businesses and Employers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19). All guidance, information and announcements can be found at GOV.UK. Organisations should pay particular attention to the guidance for employees, employers and businesses which is being updated regularly with the latest…

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Tags: covid-19, corona virus, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, food waste, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, digestate, R&D, rebecca thompson, critical worker

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ADBA responds to Budget 2020

ADBA responds to Budget 2020 Responding to the 2020 Budget delivered this afternoon, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “Whilst there is an understandable focus on addressing the coronavirus, climate change is a far greater threat, as Prof Brian Hoskins, founding director of the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, budget, 2020, RHI, biogas, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, green gas levy, coronavirus, climate change, chancellor, UK AD & Biogas, giulia ceccarelli

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ADBA launches Biomethane - the pathway to 2030 report

Biomethane could deliver 30% of the UK’s 2030 carbon budget in hardest to decarbonise sectors, provide green heat to 6.4 million homes and create 30,000 jobs by 2030, says ADBA report With a supportive policy environment, anaerobic digestion (AD) technology could produce 8 billion m3 biomethane/year, enough to heat 6.4 million homes, by 2030.  …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, net zero, carbon budget, SGN, Air Liquide, privilege finance, ENA

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Discussing our policy recommendations with the Department for Transport (DfT)

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At the end of January, ADBA’s policy team met with the DfT’s Principal Sustainability and Compliance Specialist and Policy Advisor to propose a number of policy recommendations that we feature in our upcoming ‘Biomethane: The Pathway to 2030’ report. While the RTFC prices have been…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, DfT, nick primmer, viktoryia nestserava, rtfc, RHI, biomethane, the pathway to 2030, report, policy recommendations

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Biomethane and hydrogen working together to achieve net zero

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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have allocated £90 million of funding to projects aimed at cutting carbon emissions in both industry and homes. The fund includes £28 million set to develop of two of Europe’s first-ever low carbon…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, hydrogen, nick primmer, beis, ukri

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