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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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Green gas vital to UK carbon abatement

In the wake of a “historic” agreement reached at the Paris Climate Change conference, with a commitment to keep global temperatures well below 20C, the UK government’s revised green gas strategy could place anaerobic digestion (AD) at the heart of UK carbon abatement efforts.  ADBA…

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Tags: press release, paris climate change conference, carbon abatement, greenhouse gases, green gas, government, David Cameron, renewable heat, FIT, fossil fuels, food waste, fertiliser, landfill, decarbonise, farming, transport, heat, electricity, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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ADBA submits its response to DECC’s FIT Review

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Last month DECC launched its comprehensive review of the Feed-in Tariff, which included a whole host of dramatic changes, as you will know from Matt’s briefing. We have now submitted our response which can found here. Key points This consultation, alongside other announcements and consultations from DECC such…

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Tags: government, DECC, consultation, fit scheme, pre-accreditation, baseload, electricity, capacity crunch, budget cap, ADBA, will bushby, FIT, biogas, anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff

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Anaerobic digestion industry fights to survive

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association has today strongly objected to DECC’s plans to massively cut back government support for new AD plants. The association’s response to the review of the Feed-in Tariff called for the government to set out much more ambitious plans for delivering…

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Tags: government, DECC, consultation, fit scheme, pre-accreditation, baseload, electricity, capacity crunch, budget cap, ADBA, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer, hinkley point c, nuclear, cost-effective, press release, capacity, brown-outs, black-outs, jobs, investment, anaerobic digestion

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Hertfordshire food waste recycling plant awarded industry standard

Hertfordshire’s first food waste to renewable energy plant has achieved the industry certification PAS 110 for the biofertiliser produced as part of its recycling process. The Bygrave anaerobic digestion (AD) plant near Baldock, owned and operated by AD market leaders Biogen, processes food waste to generate renewable energy along…

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Tags: member's press release, Biogen, hertfordshire, food waste, bygrave, biofertiliser, biofertiliser certification scheme, julian o neill, electricity, PAS 110, Derek Sivyer

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AD electrical capacity surges beyond 500MWe

The anaerobic digestion (AD) industry now delivers an electrical equivalent capacity (electricity and biomethane) of 514 megawatts across 411 plants in the farming, waste and water sectors. Commenting on this substantial progress, ADBA’s Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, said: Last month I announced a new industry milestone following the unveiling of…

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Tags: press release, capacity, electricity, biomethane, low carbon, baseload, nuclear power, wylfa, energy security, FIT, pre-accreditation, cuts, government, DECC, budget 2015, lecs, food security, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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