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WRAP launches its twelfth annual gate fee survey - share your views now

WRAP is undertaking its twelfth annual gate fees survey, which investigates gate fees paid at waste treatment facilities throughout the UK. The operators section of the survey is particularly aimed at companies operating organic waste recycling facilities, specifically anaerobic digestion and in-vessel composting. All information received through the survey is…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, Wrap, anthesis, gate fees, thom koller

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Transport & Environment analyses the potential of biomethane for transport sector

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The European federation of NGOs promoting a sustainable transport policy, Transport & Environment (T&E). published last month a study summarising previous papers about the consequences of a switch from fuel to gas-powered vehicles and vessels and in particular the potential of biomethane. The paper places UK as the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, sustainable transport, iLUC, alberto rocamora

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ADBA discusses the biomethane TG commissioning deadline with gas networks

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ADBA participated in a new round of the Biomethane networks hosted by the Energy Networks Association (ENA) on October 31st 2018. During this meeting, representatives of the biomethane industry, grid operators and stakeholders discussed technical barriers to the commissioning of ~30 new biomethane plant  by 31 January 2020. The main topics covered were…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, clocc, future billing methodology, energy networks association, riio-2, GDNs, nts, fuel duty differential, alberto rocamora

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25 biomethane Tariff Guarantee Notices now issued

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Since the Renewable Heat Incentive reforms brought in the tariff resets and started the Tariff Guarantee process, Ofgem have published a weekly progress report on the application process, which you can access here. Here are the need to know details: There have been 111 applications for Tariff Guarantees …

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

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15% degression for biomethane 1 Jan 2019

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From the latest government data the biomethane tariff of the Renewable Heat Incentive appears set for a degression of 15% on 1 January 2019.   Conditions for degression Under the reformed Renewable Heat Incentive three conditions are considered to determine the tariff degressions: Overall scheme deployment (there are two total scheme thresholds; at 50%…

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

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ABDA Budget review – Good news for transport, work to do on food waste

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This week’s Budget contained some good news for the anaerobic digestion sector, with some hints of more positive action down the line. ADBA welcomed the confirmation that Ministers will maintain the difference between alternative and main road fuel duty rates until 2032 to support the decarbonisation of the UK…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives, food waste, Charlotte Morton, financial incentives

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Maintaining fuel duty differential enables the UK to decarbonise transport

The Natural Gas Vehicle Network (NGVN) has campaigned for the difference between alternative and main road fuel duty rates to be maintained. And it seems the Government have not only listened, but gone further by extending the benefit by 10 years, to 2032.

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Tags: member's press release, biomethane, transport, budget

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PRESS STATEMENT: AD industry response to Budget

Responding to the 2018 Budget delivered this afternoon, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “We were disappointed that the Budget did not confirm a commitment to introducing universal food waste collections in England or any further funding support to encourage local authorities to introduce these…

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Tags: press release, budget, Charlotte Morton, food waste, biomethane, resources & waste strategy

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New anaerobic digestion and compost survey in Scotland

A survey of the Scottish AD and composting sectors is about to start. There have been significant developments in this industry in recent years, especially with the recent increase in on-farm AD sites.  This project is being delivered by Enscape Consulting and partner organisations Solidsense Ltd and Cambridge Eco…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane, Scottish Government, Zero Waste Scotland, compost, member survey, thom koller

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update - 20 TGNs issued

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Since the Renewable Heat Incentive reforms brought in the tariff resets and started the Tariff Guarantee process Ofgem have published a weekly progress report on the application process, which you can access here. UPDATE - As of Ofgem's report from 26 October 2018: There have been 108 applications for Tariff…

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

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update

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Since the Renewable Heat Incentive reforms brought in the tariff resets and started the Tariff Guarantee process Ofgem have published a weekly progress report on the application process, which you can access here. ADBA continues to encourage Ofgem to process these applications as quickly as possible. It is close…

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Biomethane in the Future Energy Scenarios for 2019

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Earlier today I attended a National Grid workshop to help shape the Future Energy Scenarios for 2019. The Future Energy Scenarios (FES) is an annual publication by National Grid SystemOperator as part of our suite of ‘Future of Energy’ publications. We produce FES each year to identify a…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, national grid, future energy scenarios, biomethane vehicles, biomethane as a transport fuel, decarbonisation, riio-2, paris agreement, thom koller

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Voluntary 15% emissions reduction for HGV sector to boost biomethane

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The Department for Transport's Road to Zero Strategy, released earlier in the year, set out four actions that could further stimulate the biomethane as a transport fuel market. Here's an update of progress to date. The four actions are: Introducing a new voluntary industry-supported commitment to reduce HGV…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, ultra low emission buses, ultra low emission trucks, left, freight portal, road to zero, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, Department for Transport, thom koller

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Preparing for the Resources and Waste Strategy

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Defra is to release the long-awaited Resources and Waste Strategy later this year. The below graphic sets out what we can expect...   The Policy Team will continue to keep members up to date and further details emerge.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, food waste, resources & waste strategy, Defra, thom koller

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED welcomes RHI reforms as a step in the right direction for the AD industry

QED Environmental Systems, the leading international supplier of environmental monitoring equipment, has welcomed the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, a move by the Government that is expected to kickstart the development of some 50 biomethane plants across the UK by 2020.

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Tags: member's press release, RHI, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion

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