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ADBA submits Budget proposals to Chancellor

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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 forward coordinated policy, implementation of separate food waste collections, a new system of funding…

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Government publishes draft Environment Bill

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The Government has published a draft of its new Environment Bill, which is intended to create legally-binding environmental improvement targets. A new independent Office for Environmental Protection will be established to scrutinise environmental policy and law, investigate complaints and take enforcement action against public authorities, if necessary, to uphold…

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Future of renewable heat: A meeting with BEIS

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Last week, ADBA’s policy team met with BEIS’s new Commercial Advisor to their Clean Heat Directive, to discuss renewable heat policy post-2021. The Commercial Advisor was particularly interested in the current barriers to AD and understanding how future policy can help overcome them. ADBA emphasised the…

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Clean Energy Fund Launched by Tees Valley Mayor

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Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen is urging local community groups to take advantage of a £1.35 million pot to deliver regional clean energy projects. The Rural Community Energy Fund is being delivered by the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority. It provides grant funding to rural community groups that…

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ADBA meeting with Defra’s recycling team

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Last week, ADBA’s Policy Team met with Defra’s Head of Recycling, and Waste and Recycling Policy Advisor to discuss policy regarding the UK’s current and future organic waste management. The following outlines the key points discussed: The next consultation covering food waste collection…

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ADBA PRESS RELEASE - COP26 in the UK - a unique opportunity to put the UK biogas industry on the map

COP26 in the UK - a unique opportunity to put the UK biogas industry on the map Glasgow will host the COP26 meeting in December 2020 following Turkey's withdrawal UNFCCC Secretariat called for biogas to be "at the table" when governments design their Nationally Determined Contributions to the Paris Agreement. …

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Informing Defra policy - please provide your input

We are supporting a new research study to map the AD and composting industries. This is an important opportunity for the sector to feed in data and views to inform Defra policy. Changes in policy could impact upon your business in the future. The study will collect a range of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, Defra, digestate, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Wrap, organics recycyling survey

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Are you ready for Brexit?

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As we approach the new deadline for Britain leaving the EU, we as an industry need to make sure that we are prepared for whatever happens next. We have an opportunity now to tell government what is needed to ensure we are ready by 31 October. They want to know what…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, UK AD & Biogas, brexit, training, ad industry, industry, EU, European Union, export, trade, transport, feedback, ADBA members

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Incentivising gas to grid: tell us what you think!

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In last year’s Spring Statement, the Chancellor committed to increasing the proportion of green gas being injected into the gas grid. Today, Rebecca Thompson, our Senior Policy Manager, presented ADBA’s initial thinking on what a policy mechanism to achieve this would look like, at an Energy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, beis, UK AD & Biogas, renewable financial incentives, RHI, british green gas, green gas, financial incentives, renewable gas, spring statement, post-rhi, consultation, green gas mechanism, green gas consultation, rebecca thompson

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Request for member feedback about connecting to the National Grid’s gas network

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The ADBA has been in contact with the National Grid’s gas operations, and they are looking for feedback regarding the ease and cost of connecting to their high pressure gas network. The National Grid has been working over the last few years to deliver Project CLoCC (Customer Low…

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ADBA comment on Spending Review

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ADBA has welcomed elements of the Government’s 1 Year Spending Review, outlined to the House of Commons today (4th September) by the Chancellor, Sajid Javid MP. While, as expected, the 1-year review largely focussed on ensuring the UK is ready for the Government's intended 31st October Brexit deadline,…

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ADBA Press Release - ADBA Welcomes Environmental Funding in Spending Review

ADBA Welcomes Environmental Funding in Spending Review The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association has welcomed elements of the Government’s 1 Year Spending Review, outlined to the House of Commons today (4th September) by the Chancellor, Sajid Javid MP. Amongst other policies, the Chancellor announced a £30 million fund to…

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ADBA meets with BEIS on RHI closure

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Yesterday, our Senior Policy Manager, Rebecca Thompson, met with one of the lead officials at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to discuss the closure of RHI and all things biogas policy. Alongside discussing the technical issues that need ironing out to future proof the RHI regulations as…

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Tags: RHI, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, UK AD & Biogas, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, beis, rebecca thompson, government policy, energy policy

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Member Press Release - LOWER COSTS, FEWER MALFUNCTIONS: SWITCHING TO LIQUID FEEDING IN IRELAND

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE LOWER COSTS, FEWER MALFUNCTIIONS: SWITCHING TO LIQUID FEEDING IN IRELAND Biogas is an important component in today’s mix of energy sources in many industrialised countries, and has huge future potential in Ireland. Ongoing developments in the renewable energy sector are placing new demands on biogas…

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Power cuts raise questions for electrified future

On 9th August the lights went out for approximately 1.1 million electricity customers. Electricity failed, and although the power outage was connected to a lightening strike, it was just one of many and represents an apparently rare and unexpected event. The lightening caused simultaneous but independent power losses at Hornsea off-shore…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, energy security, biogas to electricity, electricity, rebecca thompson

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