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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 make any potential alterations to the January 2021 Tariff Guarantee deadline. The Tariff Guarantee deadline for January 2021 is in legislation and for this to be changed BEIS need to understand the below before…

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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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Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings’ Reshuffle

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On 13th February 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson conducted an anticipated cabinet and ministerial reshuffle that gave an insight into the direction of his Government. The appointments made by Boris and his chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, have tightened No 10 control over Whitehall. The appointed ministers have all proven their loyalty to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, boris johnson, reshuffle, ministers, cop26, beis, Defra, treasury, budget

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Biomethane: The Pathway to 2030 – Report Launch

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To kick-off the climate decade, on 2nd March 2020, ADBA will be launching its flagship report entitled Biomethane: The Pathway to 2030 in an afternoon reception at the House of Commons. Alan Whitehead MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and for Energy and Climate Change, is sponsoring…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, report, parliamentary launch, mps, westminster, House of Commons

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2020 - an unprecedented year of opportunity for biogas in the UK

2020 - an unprecedented year of opportunity for biogas in the UK   A message from Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA No matter what your opinion on Brexit is, now that it's "done", we can all agree that it marks the end of a significant period of uncertainty in…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, Charlotte Morton, food waste

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Prime Minister confirms a successor to the RHI in the pipeline

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In last week’s Prime Minister’s Questions, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that the Government is looking into successor arrangements for the non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Answering to Alex Chalk MP’s question on the necessity for a successor of the incentive, Boris reassured…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RHI, R&D, financial incentives, budget, brexit, prime minister

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RTFC prices reach all-time high of 29.75p

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This January, Renewable Transport Fuel Certificates (RTFCs) have been traded at a price of 29.75p per certificate, just shy of the price cap set at 30p. RTFC value increased substantially through 2019, from ~11p at the start of the year to ~24p by the end. Various geopolitical and economic drivers have…

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Call for Case Studies: Industrial Energy Transformation Fund consultation

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This is a final call for case studies to inform the design of next year’s Industrial Energy Transformation Fund’s (IETF) – a £315m government fund set to help reduce UK industrial emissions. This scheme is specifically geared towards companies (e.g. food/drinks manufacturers) operating…

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Tags: beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, consultation, nick primmer, case studies, ietf, industrial energy transformation fund, industry, onsite AD, fuel switching

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

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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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