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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: No single solution to future energy needs, says CooperOstlund

The National Grid is still the driving force behind the nation’s energy needs, but is it fit for purpose? According to Duncan McPherson, CEO at CooperOstlund, our future energy needs will need more than a centralised solution.

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Tags: member's press release, national grid, electricity, anaerobic digestion

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Energy Minister signals U-turn on FIT export tariff closure

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Energy & Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has signalled that the government is likely to reverse its policy of closing down the export tariff for supplying renewable electricity to the grid. In July, a government consultation proposed completely closing the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) to new applicants from March 2019, with no…

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Tags: FIT, feed-in tariff, claire perry, electricity

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ADBA responds to BEIS call for evidence on the future for small-scale low-carbon generation

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Over the last few weeks the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has been running a call for evidence to gather views on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation. The call for evidence closed today and ADBA Members can read our full submission here. Thank…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, beis, decentralised energy, electricity, Contracts for Difference, consultation, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Iona Capital opens northern office in York

Iona Capital, the specialist environmental fund manager, is opening a northern office in York to increase its focus on its growing portfolio of biogas infrastructure assets in Yorkshire.

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, electricity

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Vertical farmer looking for a UK site

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Spread are the world's leading vertical farmer of salads, based in Kyoto, Japan, and are looking for potential sites on which to build their first facility in the UK.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, heat, electricity, co2

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ADBA joins other associations to discuss decentralised energy sector deal

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ADBA joined a range of other renewables trade associations yesterday to discuss ongoing plans for a sector deal on decentralised energy with officials from BEIS. The government's Industrial Strategy White Paper sets out plans for a range of deals for specific sectors of the economy, and BEIS has…

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Tags: industrial strategy, sector deal, electricity, beis, Ollie More, anaerobic digestion, feed-in tariff

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion can underpin Clean Growth Strategy – ADBA

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today welcomed the Clean Growth Strategy published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and said that anaerobic digestion (AD) can play an underpinning role in meeting the strategy’s goals. ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: The multi-faceted…

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, beis, clean growth strategy, heat, electricity, farming, transport, recycling, best practice scheme, RHI, FIT

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AD now powers over a million homes – new report

A new report shows that anaerobic digestion (AD) plants across the UK now have enough capacity to power over a million homes. The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association’s (ADBA’s) July 2017 Market Report is being launched this morning (Wednesday 5th July) at UK…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, RHI, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, operational performance, electricity

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ADBA: Reduction in embedded generator payments ‘misguided’

ADBA has today called on Ofgem to reconsider its retroactive decision to reduce embedded generator payments, saying that AD can already deliver exactly what Ofgem and the Government are trying to achieve by reducing the payments. Embedded generators (power plants connected to lower-voltage distribution networks) with less than 100 MW capacity…

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Tags: embedded payments, Ofgem, dispatchable power, electricity, separate food waste collections, RHI, capacity market, Charlotte Morton, thom koller

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ADBA calls for triad payments to be protected for small generators

ADBA today called for triad payments for small electricity generators to be protected following Ofgem’s announcement that it is minded to lower the payments that small embedded generators receive for producing electricity at peak times. The embedded benefit, which is a discount on transmission network charges received by…

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Tags: triad payments, small generators, electricity, embedded benefit, cusc, Ofgem, transmission, Charlotte Morton

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FIT Generation & Export Payment Rates: April to June 2016

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Ofgem have released the tariff rates for the FIT scheme for the period 01 April - 30 June 2016. AD plant total installed capacity Tariff rate (pence per kilowatt hour) 250kW or less 8.21 Greater than 250kW but not exceeding 500kW 7.58 Greater than 500kW 7.81 The Export Tariff has increased to 4.91 pence per kilowatt hour. …

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Tags: FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, Ofgem, biogas, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, electricity, thom koller, anaerobic digestion, tariff rates

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FIT deployment cap: a year’s capacity applied for in the first quarter

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The FIT's first deployment cap closed on 31 March and today Ofgem released their quarterly report, which you can read here. As you can see from the table below 20.825MW total capacity has been applied for, comprised of 26 applications and 2 full applications. This means that the first four tariff…

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Tags: FIT, biogas, electricity, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, Ofgem, deployment caps, fit quarterly report, thom koller

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Feed-in Tariff: DECC confirms return of pre-accreditation but low caps remain

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DECC’s FIT response has now been published, setting out the department’s plans for the scheme from 2016-2019. You can read our detailed briefing on the conclusions here. Note this briefing has been updated on 21 December following clarification from DECC on a drafting error - see…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, feed-in tariff, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, Ofgem, electricity, CHP, biogas, anaerobic digestion, Matt Hindle, Ollie More

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