Tag: UK AD & Biogas

Latest WRAP report shows a fall in AD gate fees

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Last week, WRAP published their latest annual report on gate fees. Titled “Gate Fees Report 2017: comparing the costs of waste treatment options”, the survey shows that, in 2016, gate fees in the AD industry have continued to fall. Now in its tenth year, the survey covers gate fees charged…

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New AD Market Report published

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The latest edition of the Anaerobic Digestion Market Report, July 2017, has been published on the ADBA website. If you are a member, you can download it by clicking here or on the picture below: The report's key findings are summarised below: AD now has a capacity of 730 MWe-e,…

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ADBA attend FWRAP Steering Group Meeting

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Yesterday ADBA attended the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan (FWRAP) Steering Group Meeting in WRAP’s offices in Banbury to discuss what progress has been made for each action one year on from the launch of the program. FWRAP is a cross-industry initiative to increase both the supply and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, food waste operators, food waste, food waste recycling action plan, emiliano lewis

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RHI scheme spending update

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released their latest figures on estimated committed RHI expenditure for the next 12 months. The link can be found by clicking here. If you would like to see how the forecast expenditure compares to the expenditure threshold for each RHI tariff,…

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Tags: beis, RHI, biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, consultation, emiliano lewis

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AD delivering on three fronts – low-carbon heat, electricity and transport

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) publish an annual dataset comparing the output of different sources of renewable energy in the UK. To view the full data set, click here. Though 2016 data is not yet available (due to be published at the end of July), a quick…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, biomethane as a transport fuel, heat, biogas heat

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Rise in GHG emissions in Northern Ireland

The latest figures from the Northern Ireland greenhouse gas inventory, published today by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, show that emissions have increased year-on-year. Below I have summarised the key findings, but if you would like to read the statistical bulletin in full and see all the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, digestate, UK AD & Biogas, agriculture, carbon emissions, emiliano lewis

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British green gas - reducing our reliance on Qatar

Last week, several Gulf countries cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region with its support for Islamist groups. This could be bad news for the UK’s energy security. The majority of the UK’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) is currently imported from Qatar. LNG…

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Best Practice Scheme proposals – comments on draft documents needed by 23 June

As we have set out previously, ADBA will be piloting the Best Practice Scheme for AD this summer. The scheme, which is led by ADBA and supported by a wide range of industry stakeholders, is aimed at helping the industry to reach high standards of operation, including in environmental protection…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, best practice scheme, UK AD & Biogas, food waste operators, crop operators

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Funding competition for low carbon fuels £££

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The Department for Transport (DfT) have a new £20m funding opportunity, called the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C), available for the development of advanced low carbon fuels. The closing date for applications is the 30th June 2017. Below you can find a summary of the competition: …

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Tags: low carbon fuel, funding opportunity, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, r&d funding

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AD abates almost 4 million tonnes of GHG emissions annually

AD is currently avoiding around 3.8 million tonnes of CO2e emissions each year in the UK, helping the country meet its carbon reduction targets. This is about 0.8% of the UK’s total emissions of 497 million tonnes of CO2e annually. The chart below shows the progress the AD…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, carbon abatement, greenhouse gas emissions, decarbonisation

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LATEST ADBA Map Published

Today we have published the latest map showing details of all the AD plants in the UK inside and outside of the water sector.

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Tags: ad map, adba map, anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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Lower biomethane growth in 2017, rebound in 2018

ADBA now expect between 8 and 20 new biomethane plants to be commissioned this year, down from our previous projection of 10-25.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, beis, UK AD & Biogas, industry projections

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LATEST Market Data Published

Today we have published the latest data on the UK AD & Biogas industry in our Pipeline spreadsheet... Capacity up to 730 MWe-equivalent... 10.7 TWh of biogas generated in 2016.

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Tags: emiliano lewis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, pipeline, UK AD & Biogas, beis, bds, Ofgem

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Energy generation from AD continues to climb

AD currently produces approximately 10.7 TWh of biogas in the UK, equating to 2.2% of the 477 TWh UK gas production in 2016. This is up from 9 TWh in 2015. The energy is generated from 554 AD plants across the sewage, agricultural, municipal/commercial and industrial sectors. 3.5 TWh of this is used for biomethane production…

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AD Load Factors at an all-time high

Annual load factors for the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry in the UK continued to improve, rising to 73% last year, up by 4% compared to 2015.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, operational performance, load factors, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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