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New £40 million funding available to boost farm productivity

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The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) have opened a new £40 million grants scheme for investment in farm technology and equipment. Speaking at the 2017 World Dairy Summit in Belfast, the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, will invite farmers and food processors to apply for grants under the Countryside…

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Tags: Defra, agriculture, funding opportunity, anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, productivity, heat use, renewable electricity, renewable heat, emiliano lewis

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Draft ADBA response on RHI eligible heat uses

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As we informed members a few weeks ago BEIS has launched a new RHI consultation which includes proposes changes on eligible heat uses. For our complete top-level briefing on the consultation click here and for a detailed assessment of the aspects of the consultation relating to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, heat use, eligible heat, biomass drying, consultation, beis, thom koller

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NEW RHI deployment update - August 2017

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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released their latest monthly statistics showing deployment of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) programme. The link to the August statistics can be found by clicking here, or to see last month's blog, click here. Biogas Biogas…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, RHI, heat use, biomethane, biogas heat, Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, beis, decarbonisation, emiliano lewis

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NEW RHI deployment update - July 2017

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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released their latest monthly statistics showing deployment of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) programme. The link to the July statistics can be found by clicking here. Biogas Biogas heat generated and paid for under the RHI in 2017…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, beis, biogas heat, heat use, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, biomethane in transport, decarbonisation

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NEW RHI deployment update

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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released their latest monthly statistics showing deployment of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) programme. The link to the June statistics can be found by clicking here. Biogas Biogas heat generated and paid for under the RHI in 2017 continues to…

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

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Biogas use heating up

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released their latest monthly statistics showing deployment of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) programme. The figures show that biogas heat generated and paid for under the RHI in 2017 has already surpassed the full-year 2016 figure, a strong sign that heat use…

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ADBA set out views on the future use of heat in buildings

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Our final response to BEIS's consultation on the future of heat in buildings in non-domestic buildings has now been submitted. You can download our submission here. In our response, we urge BEIS to consider the numerous benefits of AD and its carbon cost effectiveness as a producer of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, hnip, heat networks, consultation, beis, CHP, RHI, heat use, thom koller

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AD and the future of heat

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is consulting on the future of heat in buildings in non-domestic buildings.  The outcome of the consultation will inform future policies on heat and energy efficiency, both of which will be crucial to meeting the fourth and fifth Carbon Budgets.…

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BEIS and the future of heat

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Government has today released a consultation on the future of heat in non-domestic buildings, wherein it acknowledges that “new policies on heat and energy efficiency will be crucial to meeting the fourth and fifth Carbon Budgets.” You can access the consultation document here. Non-domestic buildings in the UK…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, heat use, RHI, consultation, beis, carbon emissions, crop operators, food waste operators, thom koller

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FIT consultation: government asks ADBA members for extra evidence

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On 14 July we submitted our response to DECC's consultation on the future of the Feed-in Tariff. You can download our response here. On reviewing the evidence base the FIT team have asked ADBA to provide additional evidence on hurdle rates and capital and operational expenditure for…

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Tags: DECC, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, FIT, renewable financial incentives, consultation, heat use, sustainability criteria, deployment caps, FIT degression, crop operators, food waste operators, on farm ad

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ADBA makes the case for better FIT support

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Today we submitted our response to DECC’s consultation on the Feed-in Tariff. You can download our full response here. Thank you to all our members who participated in the process, took part in the webinars and shared evidence. Below are some of the key arguments we…

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Tags: DECC, Ofgem, consultation, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste operators, crop operators, heat use, deployment caps, gate fees, sustainability criteria, Crop feedstock

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FIT consultation - DECC extend deadline

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DECC has extended the deadline of the Feed-in Tariff consultation by one week. Responses must now be in by 14th July. This is due to a misprint in the Impact Assessment, corrected on 4th July.  The extension and revised document is to “correctly express the operating costs…

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Tags: DECC, feed-in tariff, FIT, renewable financial incentives, consultation, anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, food waste, digestate, heat use, gate fees, thom koller

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FIT consultation draft response - last chance to comment

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During the last five weeks many ADBA members have been in touch with comments on DECC's FIT consultation and with evidence we can use to form our response and challenge the assumptions put forward. Thank you to all those who have contributed - from your views we have put…

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Tags: DECC, consultation, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, renewable financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, food waste, digestate, heat use, gate fees, thom koller

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£320 million for heat network investment: DECC open consultation

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DECC has launched a consultation to gather views on how to design, implement and manage the Heat Network Investment Project (HNIP), a £320m capital support fund designed to increase the volume of heat networks being built, deliver carbon savings, and help create the conditions necessary for a self-sustaining heat…

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Tags: DECC, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas heat, hnip, district heat, heat networks, heat use, Swancote Energy, RHI, investment, spending review, thom koller

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RHI consultation: webinar on tariffs, tariff guarantees and the budget cap - call for your evidence

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Earlier today we held the third webinar in our series on the RHI consultation. This session focused on tariff levels, tariff guarantees and the application process for these, future tariff triggers and the budget cap. For those of you who were unable to take part the session can be watched…

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Tags: DECC, Ofgem, RHI, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, thom koller, Ollie More, consultation, tariff levels, RHI degression, rhi tariff guarantees, tariff triggers, rhi deployment capping, budget cap, crop feedstocks, crop operators, food waste operators, heat use, members' meeting

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