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ADBA joins other trade bodies to discuss small-scale renewables sector deal for Industrial Strategy

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This week ADBA met with a number of other renewables trade bodies to discuss the possibility of a joint sector deal for small-scale renewables to be submitted to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) as part of the government's Industrial Strategy. The idea for such a…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, industrial strategy, beis, Ollie More, renewable energy, feed-in tariff, clean growth plan

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Ofgem issue corrected FIT deployment queue data

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A couple of weeks ago we posted an article on the FIT capacity queue. Ofgem has now issued corrected data and this article updates the FIT queue - contrary to what we posted, if you were to apply for the FIT today your project would now be eligible from 1 January,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, FIT, Ofgem, feed-in tariff, deployment queue, thom koller

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Ofgem webinar for FIT applicants

Ofgem have asked us to publicise a webinar on 6th December on “How to submit a successful FIT application” which will mainly focus on applicants converting their preliminary applications to full but will cover a range of topics that may be useful to all those involved in…

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Tags: Ofgem, FIT, feed-in tariff, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Matt Hindle, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives

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BEIS meet with ADBA members: additional FIT evidence requested

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With the England v Pakistan cricket fourth test match taking place nearby, Oval was abuzz yesterday afternoon - but the real action was the BEIS Feed-in Tariff team coming to our offices to meet with ADBA members. BEIS (formerly DECC) asked us to arrange a small evidence workshop to collect…

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Tags: FIT, feed-in tariff, beis, consultation, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, capex, opex, hurdle rates, thom koller

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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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ADBA slams new FIT consultation

Responding to the new Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) consultation on the Feed-in Tariff for anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) comments: This consultation does nothing to address DECC's fundamental lack of ambition for AD and community scale renewables. Instead, it…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, press release, Charlotte Morton, Matt Hindle, crop operators, food waste operators, feed-in tariff, anaerobic digestion, biogas

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FIT pre-accreditation re-opens on Monday: confirmed tariff levels

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Pre-accreditation for the Feed-in Tariff reopens under the new scheme rules on Monday. Our summary of the changes and the new scheme is still available here, and you can download our detailed briefing directly here. This week, Ofgem have published details of the tariffs which will be paid to plants…

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Tags: FIT, DECC, Ofgem, feed-in tariff, renewable financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, crop operators

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FIT: Ofgem draft guidance published

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Following the publication of DECC’s response to the Feed-in Tariff review earlier today, Ofgem have now published some draft guidance for the new scheme rules. The two documents now available are: Guidance on pausing the FIT scheme from 15 January – 8 February 2015 Guidance on the operation of deployment caps…

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Tags: Ofgem, FIT, feed-in tariff, DECC, guidance, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, Matt Hindle, anaerobic digestion, biogas

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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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5th carbon budget advice urges action to decarbonise farming and waste treatment

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has today heaped pressure on the government increase the pace of carbon abatement, particularly within the farming and waste treatment industries.   The CCC’s fifth carbon budget, covering the period 2028-2032, is aimed at ensuring that the UK remains on course to…

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Tags: press release, committee on climate change, CCC, matthew bell, carbon abatement, co2, waste treatment, farming, GHG emissions, fifth carbon budget, food waste, n2o, methane, manure management, fuel efficiency, fertiliser, fossil fuel emissions, manure, landfill, low-carbon, green energy, feed-in tariff, FIT, ADBA National Conference, Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI, HGV, road emissions, hinkley point c, baseload energy

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ADBA members discuss FIT, RHI and the industry’s future

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It was no surprise to see a packed room at our Members’ Meeting this week given the challenges facing our sector. Our presentations reflected the widespread uncertainty across our key policy areas – and discussions showed the impact that this is having on members businesses across the country. After…

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Tags: DECC, biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, FIT, RHI, crop operators, food waste operators, Defra, Ofgem, feed-in tariff, Chris Huhne, Matt Hindle, Ollie More, financial incentives, renewable financial incentives, biomethane to grid, market report, members' meeting, ADBA, AD

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ADBA joins ministerial meeting on FIT future

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In the week that the Feed-in Tariff review closes, I was part of a group of renewable energy trade associations, as well as other representative organisations such as the TUC, the Electrical Contractors Association, and Friends of the Earth, invited to roundtable meeting by DECC minister Andrea Leadsom MP. The…

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Tags: DECC, Charlotte Morton, FIT, feed-in tariff, financial incentives, renewable financial incentives, crop operators, food waste operators

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Feed-in Tariff could be limited to 17 projects next year: full briefing

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DECC have published the comprehensive review of the Feed-in Tariff. Although there are no proposed changes to AD tariffs at this stage – they will be consulted on later this year – there are major implications. Most notably, the government is proposing to limit support to just 17 new plants in 2016,…

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Tags: DECC, renewable financial incentives, FIT, food waste operators, crop operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, CHP, Matt Hindle, feed-in tariff

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