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BEIS launch long-awaited FIT consultation: 31 March 2019 scheme closure, CHP replacement

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BEIS have today launched their long-awaited FIT consultation officially titled “CONSULTATION ON THE FEED-IN TARIFFS SCHEME”. The consultation runs until 13 September 2018 and a summary of the consultation is set out below. (BEIS have also today laucnhed a call for evidence on the future role for small-scale low-carbon…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, beis, FIT, UK AD & Biogas, fit closure, chp replacement, budget reconcilliation

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BEIS launch call for evidence on post-FIT electricity support

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Alongside the closure of the Feed-in Tariff scheme consultation launched today (click here for details on this), BEIS has also issued a call for evidence to gather views on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation.   Overview At the heart of the consultation is the question of how…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, FIT, consultation, beis, Feed-in-Tariff, ppa, Ofgem, targeted charging review, network charging, thom koller

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New RHI data up to May 2018 – what are the chances of a degression?

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Last week, BEIS published their latest forecasts for estimated spend for the Non-domestic RHI scheme. The latest assessment includes data up to the 31st May 2018, and can be found here. In the last month, forecast spend for large biogas and biomethane has increased by £85m, following 41 new…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, UK AD & Biogas, beis, Ofgem, rhi spending, rhi forecast spend, rhi budget cap, rhi committed spend, degression, emiliano lewis

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UK transport policy ready for REDII

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As we have discussed in previous blogs the recast Renewable Energy Directive (REDII) has been provisionally agreed following the triologue negotiations between the different European Union institutions. For our overview of the incoming changes you can click here.   Key elements of the provisional agreement The provisions of the new…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, transport, Department for Transport, redii, renewable energy directive, renewable transport fuel obligation, RTFO, thom koller

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National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios: 50 TWh of biomethane by 2050?

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Last week National Grid launched their Future Energy Scenarios (FES) report – July 2018. The report can be downloaded here. Given the difficulties with forecasting a single energy future over the long term, the aim of the FES report is to create a range of credible futures and different scenarios that…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, renewable heat, heat decarbonisation, future energy scenarios, national grid

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National Infrastructure Commission calls for mandatory separate food waste collections by 2025

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Last week, the National Infrastructure Commission released their National Infrastructure Assessment. The Assessment, which you can read here, aims to provide a clear, long term strategy for the UK’s economic infrastructure from 2020 to 2050, which can then provide long term clarity for industry and the supply chain. The Commission…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, national infrastructure commission, national infrastructure assessment, separate food waste collections, Defra, resources and waste strategy, nic, thom koller

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New ADBA Market Report July 2018 published

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The July 2018 version of the ADBA Market Report was launched last week at the UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018, and is now up online on the ADBA website. If you would like to download a copy, click here. This report outlines the current state of the anaerobic digestion (AD)…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, RHI, RTFO, FIT, industry projections, market report, emiliano lewis

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New Policy Connect report outlines the role of biomethane in the future of gas

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Last week Policy Connect launched their new report titled "Producing Low Carbon Gas: Future Gas Series Part 2", to which ADBA contributed, in which they outline the role of biogases and hydrogen in our energy mix to decarbonise the UK economy. Click here to download the full report. This is the…

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Tags: Policy Connect, carbon connect, low carbon, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, biogas, anaerobic digestion, heat decarbonisation, emiliano lewis

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PRESS RELEASE: Best in biogas celebrated at industry awards ceremony

The most exciting innovations in anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas were celebrated in style last night at the AD & Biogas Industry Awards Ceremony 2018.

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Tags: press release, ad & biogas industry awards, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Charlotte Morton, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Geotech to showcase new analyser at UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018

There are just a few days remaining until world leaders in the anaerobic and biogas fields join together to discuss the future of the burgeoning industry. The UK AD and World Biogas Expo 2018 takes place on July 11 and 12 at the NEC, Birmingham, and will have more than 250 exhibitors from over 50…

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Tags: member's press release, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, anaerobic digestion, biogas, ad & biogas industry awards

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ADBA’s initial response to EA permitting consultation – please have your say!

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Last week the Environment Agency (EA) published a call for evidence on proposals for change of environmental permitting for the biowaste sector, including AD. The call for evidence is quite open and wide-ranging, with evidence sought on a number of topics. It is an opportunity to let the regulator know…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, regulation, permitting, waste permitting, biowaste sector

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APHA fee update – new and revised fees for ABP sites

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The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) have this week published information on new or revised fees that were introduced on 30th June 2018. The charges relevant to Animal By-products are available to view here. This was first consulted on a couple of years ago, and you can see all the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, regulation, apha, animal by-products, food waste operators, agricultural operators, ABPR

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Can we achieve food waste capture rates of 86% achieved by Milan?

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In recent months, we have been working with DEFRA on strengthening the case for introducing separate food waste collections in England. One part of the puzzle is looking at what food waste capture rates could be achieved in households if separate food waste collections were to be rolled out. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, food waste collections, capture rates, Wrap, Circular Economy, emiliano lewis

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ADBA’s view on Defra’s proposals to reduce emissions from farming

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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is consulting on their draft Clean Air Strategy. Running until 14 August 2018, the consultation looks to support efforts to reduce transport pollution and air quality restrictions on industry, by introducing complimentary measures for other sectors, such as food production, heating homes. You…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Defra, consultation, health and harmony, common agricultural policy cap, clean air strategy, air quality, ammonia emissions, ammonia, low emission spreading, thom koller

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Emissions reductions under the recast Renewable Energy Directive (REDII)

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As Emiliano set out in his blog a few weeks ago, on 13 June a compromise was reached between the EU institutions on the recast Renewable Energy Directive (REDII). This final text was endorsed by the EU ambassadors (the EU's Council) on 27 June. This means that the Directive…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable energy directive, redii, sustainability criteria, emissions reduction, thom koller

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