Tag: Biomethane

Food Waste Collections Series: Part 4: Would separate collections lead to a reduction in food waste?

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This blog is Part 4 of the Food Waste Collections Series where we are outlining the evidence we have collected on the benefits of introducing separate food waste collections in England. This evidence was submitted to DEFRA last month with the hope that this will help…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, Climate Change Act, separate food waste collections, capture rates, food waste reduction, fwrap, Defra, Wrap, emiliano lewis

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The UK AD sector today - a geographical breakdown

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Today, there are 638 operational AD plants in the UK, across both the sewage and the non-sewage sector. In this blog, we take a quick look at where in the country those plants are located and which counties and regions have the highest concentration. The charts below are drawn from data…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, market data, geographical breakdown, county, region, country

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 13 provisional tariff guarantees issued

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Following the introduction on the 22nd May of the Tariff Guarantee application process with the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Ofgem publishes a progress report on a weekly basis. Here we draw out the key information. You can visit the updated Ofgem page here. Tariff Guarantee applications…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, RHI, Ofgem, rhi tariff guarantees, rhi committed spend, tariff guarantee budget, emiliano lewis

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RHI degression update - estimated spend up to June 2018

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We won't receive confirmation from BEIS over whether there will be a degression next quarter (on the 1st October) until the 1st September. However, when July's RHI applications and deployment data is published by BEIS, which is expected in the next week or two, this will give us…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, beis, RHI, degression, RHI degression, estimated spend, emiliano lewis

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Food Waste Collections Series: Part 3: The value of food waste-based digestate

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This blog is Part 3 of the Food Waste Collections Series where we are outlining the evidence we have collected on the benefits of introducing separate food waste collections in England. This evidence was submitted to DEFRA three weeks ago with the hope that this will help…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, Defra, separate food waste collections, nutrient recovery, emissions reduction, digestate, emiliano lewis

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Agriculture focus - what feedstocks are farm AD plants using?

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As part of our ongoing AD market analysis, we have done some analysis at ADBA on the types of feedstocks used and the crop/manure split in the agriculture sector of the AD industry. The following is based on industry information gathered and updated on our ADBA Pipeline, which is…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, farm AD, agriculture, Defra, farm waste, crop

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ADBA call for data - CHP replacement and biogas/biomethane load factors

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FIT consultation - CHP replacement Government is consulting on replacement of generating equipment under the FIT as part of a consultation that runs until 13 September. You can read our summary of this consultation here. Before reaching a final decision on whether to consult in detail on replacing different pieces of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, FIT, chp replacement, RHI, RHI degression, estimated spend, load factors, production factors, emiliano lewis

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 8 provisional tariff guarantees issued

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Following the introduction on 22 May of the Tariff Guarantee application process with the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Ofgem publishes a progress report on a weekly basis. Here we draw out the key information. You can visit the updated Ofgem page here.   Tariff Guarantee applications update As…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, financial incentives, rhi tariff guarantees, thom koller

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Proflo eligibility under the RHI

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Ofgem has reviewed the eligibility of Proflo following representations from ADBA and RHI applicants. To date this feedstock was classed under the RHI as a liquid processing residue, which meant it was an ineligible feedstock under Regulation 41(2) of the RHI Scheme Regulations 2018. As a result Ofgem have been proportioning payments…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, Ofgem, feedstock, proflo, fms, sustainability, thom koller

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Food Waste Collections Series: Part 2: Job creation

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This blog is Part 2 of the Food Waste Collections Series where we are outlining the evidence we have collected on the benefits of introducing separate food waste collections in England. This evidence was submitted to DEFRA two weeks ago with the hope that this will help inform the upcoming…

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Tags: Defra, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, separate food waste collections, food waste collections, green jobs, jobs, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: David Rix to drive the future of Roadgas

Roadgas, a key supplier of natural gas and bio-methane vehicle refuelling station infrastructure and Scania’s UK partner based in Nottingham has recently appointed David Rix as its new Managing Director. With over 20 years’ experience in the high-pressure gas cylinder industry, David is well placed to drive the business forward.

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Tags: member's press release, biomethane, transport

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Ofgem’s RIIO2 to support further biomethane innovation

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In March, Ofgem consulted on ways to enhance RIIO and has now published its framework decision on RIIO2, which begins to determine the price controls for the companies that operate the gas and electricity networks in Great Britain. You can view this document here. What is RIIO? Ofgem regulate the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Ofgem, riio-2, innovation, price controls, decarbonisation, GDNs, dnos, thom koller

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Biogas production by sector - how do the numbers look half way through 2018?

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As part of our market analysis work at ADBA, we keep track of the latest developments in the AD industry, and how growth in biogas production is progressing, based on new plants coming online. Based on industry capacity, and a load factor of 51% for the sewage sector and 73% for the…

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Tags: feedstocks, feedstock sector, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, emiliano lewis, capacity, UK AD & Biogas, market data, biogas to electricity

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: getting ready for financial close

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Following the introduction of the Tariff Guarantee application process with the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Ofgem publishes information on a weekly basis on the following: Number of tariff guarantee applications made; The number of provisional tariff guarantee notices issued; The number of tariff guarantee applications granted; The…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, RHI, Renewable Heat Incentive, financial close, rhi tariff guarantees, thom koller, ptgns

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ADBA submit evidence to DEFRA. Food Waste Collections Series: Part 1

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Following months of engaging with DEFRA on strengthening the case for the introduction of separate food waste collections in England, ADBA last week submitted a document to DEFRA outlining the evidence on the benefits of introducing food waste collections, including a cost-benefit model we built. The hope is…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, food waste collections, emiliano lewis, Defra, resources & waste strategy

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