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ADBA Sends Budget Asks to Treasury

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer will deliver the 2017 Budget to Parliament on 22nd November 2017. ADBA has written to the Exchequer Secretary setting out the key policies that can boost AD across the UK. We’ve been hearing a more positive position from Ministers and officials on the issue of…

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Clearing the DECCs – what do ministerial changes mean for AD?

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With rumours already well established about the future of DECC, Andrea Leadsom stood up in the Commons this morning to answer questions for the department for the final time – not just because of her ministerial future, but because of the future of the whole department. Her contribution confirmed the…

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Tags: DECC, Defra, beis, dbeis, HMT, treasury, anaerobic digestion, food waste, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives

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ADBA stress the importance of RHI to DECC officials

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Yesterday myself and Ollie More met with DECC officials to discuss the future of the RHI. As you will be aware last month we submitted our response to the government’s Spending Review which explained how AD: Provides domestic green gas production now Provides cost effective carbon abatement Increases…

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Tags: will bushby, Ollie More, RHI, financial incentives, DECC, HM Treasury, treasury, spending review, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, Renewable Heat Incentive, biomethane to grid working group, biomethane to grid

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Consultation on reforming the business energy efficiency tax landscape

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The government has today launched a review of business energy taxes, following the announcement at the Summer Budget that it will look at how to simplify and improve them. Over the summer, the government sought initial views from a range of businesses, academics and other bodies. An initial consultation published…

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Tags: lecs, will bushby, HM Treasury, treasury, efficiency, tax, consultation

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The political case for AD starts with you!

What’s changed? HM Treasury appears to be refusing to participate in constructive dialogue on the vital role of renewables in a thriving UK economy, and each government department is currently pre-occupied grappling with how to meet the hefty cost reductions demanded of them. Although the government has said…

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Tags: lobbying, mps, Parliament, lec, cuts, DECC, treasury, degression, campaign, Derek Sivyer

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Spending Review – ADBA submits response on RHI

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As you know the Renewable Heat Incentive’s (RHI) budget comes to an end on 31 March 2016, as the incentive comes out of general taxation it is currently being reviewed in HM Treasury’s Spending Review. ADBA submitted our response to the Spending Review on the RHI on Friday…

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Tags: RHI, financial incentives, will bushby, DECC, HM Treasury, treasury, spending review, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, Renewable Heat Incentive, biomethane to grid working group, biomethane to grid, amber rudd, george osborne, chancellor of the exchequer, renewable financial incentives

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DECC’s budget announced as Treasury purse strings tighten

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HM Treasury has announced a £70 million spending reduction in DECC’s annual budget, which equates to 2 per cent of the department’s total spend. With the government’s pledge to reduce public spending by £13 billion over the next two years – while ringfencing health, education,…

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Tags: treasury, budget, DECC, carbon brief, simon evans, biomethane, biomethane to grid working group, government, uk ad & biogas 2015, EU, nuclear, spending review, will bushby, Derek Sivyer

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ADBA responds to changes to EIS funding - 2014 Autumn Statement

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Today ADBA has submitted a response to the Chancellors announcement that companies benefitting from subsidies for the generation of renewable energy will be excluded from benefitting from EIS, SEIS and VCTs with effect from 6 April 2015. We would like to thank all members that provided help and feedback. As soon as…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, FIT, financial incentives, EIS, VCT, will bushby, renewable financial incentives, finance, Finance Forum, HM Treasury, treasury, Autumn Statement

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Clarification on EIS changes expected shortly

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We are still awaiting confirmation from government on the precise details of the proposals to restrict EIS investment from technologies which claim RO or RHI. Since the announcement in the budget document (p. 68), we have been working hard with DECC and Treasury to make the case for a similar exemption…

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Tags: DECC, Ed Davey, EIS, finance, Finance Forum, financial incentives, HMT, investment, Matt Hindle, RHI, RO, treasury

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The Spending Review and AD

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The Spending Round announcement (more commonly known as the Spending Review) is designed to give high-level detail on spending limits for government departments. It therefore doesn’t give masses of detail on individual policies, other than occasional headlines which the Chancellor has chosen to push. A statement in the DECC…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, DCLG, DECC, Defra, DfT, energy bill, financial incentives, green growth, Matt Hindle, source segregation, transport, treasury

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What does the budget mean for AD?

At least it doesn’t take long to make it through all of the green (and not so green) measures in today’s budget. The Chancellor’s statement that “creating a low-carbon economy should be done in a way that creates jobs – not costs them” set a similar tone to…

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Tags: budget, chancellor, finance, financial incentives, green growth, Matt Hindle, treasury

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Treasury must back green growth

ADBA PRESS RELEASE The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association, which represents 300 businesses in the UK’s AD sector, has backed the House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee report on the Energy Bill. Biogas from anaerobic digestion is a flexible form of renewable energy, which can generate electricity and…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, energy bill, financial incentives, green growth, treasury

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Pickles ruins Christmas for Osborne and Huhne

ADBA PRESS RELEASE News that Eric Pickles’ £250m fund for waste collection is to be restricted to councils that intend to retain or bring back weekly black bag collections has been greeted with dismay by senior figures in the organic waste recycling industry. In evidence to the Communities and Local…

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Tags: ADBA events, David Prout, DCLG, local authorities, Redesdale, source segregation, treasury

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Anaerobic digestion: delivering growth

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Anaerobic digestion is a renewable technology that can make a real difference. Its flexibility means that it draws in many complementary industries. With George Osborne’s autumn statement due next week (29 November) the country is not expecting good news on the rate of economic growth. Supporting the…

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Tags: ADBA events, ADBA National Conference 2011, green growth, National Conference, Redesdale, treasury

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Green economic boom under threat from Treasury

ADBA PRESS RELEASE The government will fail to create its promised green economic boom if the Treasury takes the wrong decisions in the Comprehensive Spending Review, according to a new report from a key part of the renewable energy industry. A £2 billion per year industry with 35,000 new jobs is at…

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Tags: climate change targets, Dorian Harrison, financial incentives, green growth, treasury

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