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ADBA responds to CfD scheme changes consultation

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ADBA's policy team have responded to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's recent consultation on the Contracts for Difference scheme, which proposed a number of changes to how allocation round 4 will operate. This included moving off-shore wind out of pot 2 (where it competed with AD) to…

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ADBA response to Welsh Government consultation ‘Beyond Recycling’

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ADBA's policy team have recently responded to the Welsh Government's consultation on the future of their recycling system and their path to a zero waste society based on circular economy principles. ADBA's response showcased the vital role of AD in delivering a circular economy for organic materials…

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Tags: Wales, consultation, food waste recycling, waste management, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, UK AD & Biogas, digestate, Circular Economy, circularity, rebecca thompson

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New details on value for money initiatives within RHI replacement, GGSS

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In BEIS's consultation on Future Support for Low Carbon Heat, the Green Gas: Ensuring value for money through tariff changes section, pages 16-17, a degression mechanism is proposed to adjust tariffs to reflect true industry costs, and they ask for further suggestions to improve value for money. As potential…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, food waste, renewable financial incentives, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, ggss, green gas support scheme

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Minister Rebecca Pow thanks waste sector

In the COVID-19 crisis, new heroes have emerged. The healthcare workers fighting the pandemic in the front line and saving lives have been (literally) applauded by the British. Supermarket cashiers, lorry drivers, transport maintenance engineers, food delivery drivers, cleaners, carers, bus drivers and many others have…

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Tags: covid-19, waste sector, Minister, rebecca pow mp, thank you letter, anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, Defra, food waste, heroes, essential work, recycling sector

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COVID-19 and propane contingency planning

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Members who own and operate biomethane plants have been assessing the risks related to COVID-19 associated with their assets. They have been engaging with their supply chains and have been making contingency plans to ensure their operations can continue with minimum disruption. Propane is one of the aspects that has…

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Tags: corona virus, coronavirus, risk management, risk mitigation, rebecca thompson, propane, propanation, biomethane, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, anaerobic digestion, food waste, Ofgem, UK AD & Biogas

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A Green Response to COVID-19

In a crisis like the one we are living through, we need to remind ourselves of platitudes, that crises can provide opportunities. Although this is hard to consider when faced with the great challenges that have arisen, history is ripe with examples of recovery from crises. How we respond now…

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Tags: covid-19, opportunity, green growth, green recovery, climate change, financial measures, crisis, cop26, energy security, rescue plans, just transition, UK AD & Biogas

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COVID-19 – AD industry Bulletin

COVID-19 – AD industry Bulletin Important information about COVID-19 and our industry Utilities are listed as a critical sector, covering: Gas Electricity Water (including sewerage) Waste disposal Employers in these sectors should confirm with their staff whether they are critical workers and are encouraged to think carefully before identifying staff…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, covid-19, corona virus, coronavirus, government support, support, critical worker, rebecca thompson, sam hinton

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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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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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Claire O’Neill removed as COP26 President

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In an unexpected move, nine months before the critical UN summit on climate change, the Government has announced that Mrs O’Neill will be replaced in her role as COP26 President. A former Energy and Climate Minister, who served under David Cameron and Theresa May, Claire Perry…

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Rebrand of the UK biogas tradeshow reflects the industry’s global dimension growth

Rebrand of the UK biogas tradeshow reflects the industry's global dimension growth UK AD and World Biogas Expo becomes "the World Biogas Expo, hosted by ADBA and WBA" Name change to reflect the UK’s hosting of the pivotal COP26 Summit, the essential role of AD in meeting…

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Tags: UK AD & Biogas, Charlotte Morton, biogas, anaerobic digestion, uk ad & world biogas expo, world biogas summit, world biogas expo

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Next Budget to be held on 11 March

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On Tuesday 7 January, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid MP, has launched the Budget process and confirmed that the next Budget will be held on Wednesday 11 March 2020. This Budget will crucially be the first major financial update from Sajid Javid after Britain leaves the EU on 31 January 2020 and will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, RHI, UK AD & Biogas, policy, HM Treasury, budget, giulia ceccarelli, brexit, budget asks, decarbonisation

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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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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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