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Ricardo report published on the potential of bioenergy in Scotland

On the back of The Scottish Energy Strategy, published in December 2017, The potential contribution of bioenergy to Scotland’s energy system report forms one of the first steps in the development of the bioenergy action plan. It sets out the nature and quantities of biological resources within Scotland that…

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: New food waste plan offers renewable energy opportunities in Scotland

Farmers and landowners in Scotland are being encouraged to capitalise on new plans, unveiled by the Scottish Government and Zero Waste Scotland which will ensure unavoidable household food waste is recycled, by investing in Anaerobic Digestion (AD).

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Scotland unveils new plan to tackle food waste

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The Scottish Government and Zero Waste Scotland have unveiled new plans to help reduce Scotland’s food waste by one third by 2025.

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What took place at the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019

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Yesterday we held the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019, taking place in Glasgow. The event saw over a hundred delegates come together to discuss future AD policy and technology, share success stories and preparations made for Brexit. The day kicked off with a welcome from David Newman, President of the World…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Scotland, adba scottish national conference 2019, thom koller

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GUEST BLOG: Scottish Government’s Mike Berry on AD’s role in Scotland’s circular economy

Ahead of chairing a session at the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019, Mike Berry, Senior Policy Adviser for the Scottish Government, sets out the importance of a Scottish circular economy.

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Tags: Scotland, anaerobic digestion, Circular Economy, adba scottish national conference, climate change

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion central to Scottish circular economy - ADBA

A thriving Scottish anaerobic digestion (AD) industry is vital for the development of a truly circular economy in Scotland, according to the Chief Executive of the UK’s Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA).

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Scottish Government supports AD and retention of the Feed-in Tariff

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Discussing anaerobic digestion in Scotland, Member for Scottish Parliament Liam McArthur asked a written question to the Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands Paul Wheelhouse MSP who has responded saying: The Scottish Government is committed to encouraging and promoting renewable technologies, such as anaerobic…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, fit closure, Community AD, Scotland, thom koller

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Transport sector discusses how to continue decarbonising bus services

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Experts, stakeholders and industry have gathered under the Low Carbon Vehicles Partnership (LowCVP) Bus Working Group on 10th of January to discuss relevant updates on policy developments and science for the decarbonisation of bus transport.   Rocketing number of buses using biomethane One of the presentation, delivered by the Transport…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, LowCVP, Scotland, bsog, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, air quality, alberto rocamora

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Scotland’s Just Transition Commission to support carbon neutral economy

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The first members of Scotland’s Just Transition Commission have been announced, alongside publication of the body’s remit. The Commission will look at how to maximise the social and economic opportunities offered by moving to a carbon neutral economy and will be chaired by Professor Jim Skea.…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Scotland, adba scottish national conference 2019, roseanna cunningham msp, just transition commission, decarbonisation, carbon neutral, thom koller

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Iona Capital invests in new AD biogas plant in south west Scotland

Iona Capital (“Iona”), a specialist investor in low carbon infrastructure, has financed the construction and operations of a new 8.8MWth anaerobic digestion plant located in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, farming, RHI, Scotland

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New SEPA guidance ahead of the banning of landfill of Biodegradable Municipal Waste in Scotland

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With landfill operators in Scotland prohibited from accepting Biodegradable Municipal Waste (BMW) for disposal at the landfill from 1 Jan 2021, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has issued new guidance on the ban on landfilling BMW. It describes the waste, why it will be banned, how to decide if…

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Scottish Government issue ambitious Climate Change Plan for 2018-2032

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The Scottish Government has today published the Climate Change Plan: The Third Report on Proposals and Policies 2018-2032. The Plan sets out the Scottish Government’s action towards meeting emissions reduction targets under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009. It includes chapters covering sectors of the Scottish economy, including: Electricity,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Scotland, Zero Waste Scotland, Scottish Government, food waste, common agricultural policy cap, agriculture, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI, district heat, thom koller

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Record year for renewable heat from AD

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Last week, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) released their final figures for 2017 showing deployment of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) programme. 2017 was a record year for both biogas heat and biomethane - the future looks bright for AD. Biogas In 2017, biogas heat generated and paid for…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, beis, RHI, biogas heat, emiliano lewis, Scotland, adba scottish national conference 2018, ad map, adba map

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Partnership initiative launched to tackle Scotland’s food waste

As Scotland’s mounting food waste issues attract increasing attention, two Scottish companies have come together to offer the country’s only fully integrated collection and treatment solution. Food Waste Scotland is the innovative collaboration of leading waste management and recycling company Binn Group with major food waste…

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Scottish government launches £60m low carbon infrastructure fund

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The Scottish government yesterday launched a new £60m pot of funding for large scale green projects. For the official funding invitation, click here. The next phase of the Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP) opened yesterday for applications from projects which promise to deliver low carbon heating solutions, integrated…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, Scotland, low carbon, funding opportunity

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