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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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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Scotland, bioenergy, bioenergy action plan, scottish energy strategy

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What’s on ADBA’s wishlist for 2019?

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton recently set out ADBA's three key wishes for 2019 in MRW Magazine.

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, food waste, biomethane, heat, bioenergy, R&D

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Bioenergy Review - Call for Evidence

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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is conducting a review of bioenergy, which will review work undertaken in 2011 into the potential role of bioenergy in meeting UK carbon budgets through to 2050. You can read the full terms of the call for evidence here. The deadline for submissions is 9am on …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, commitee on climate change, bioenergy, bioenergy review, consultation, GHG emissions, bioenergy sustainability, thom koller

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Government publishes Energy Trends and Prices report

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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published its latest statistics on monthly energy production, consumption and prices in the UK. The key energy generation results are summarised below: Gas’ share of electricity generation increased significantly from 29.5% in 2015 to 42.4% (143 TWh) in 2016. Coal’s share of…

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Tags: beis, energy statistics, bioenergy, anaerobic digestion, emiliano lewis

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ADBA presents views on sustainable bioenergy to EC

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As part of the European Commission’s Energy Union strategy a new bioenergy sustainability policy for post 2020 is being developed. The new policy would impact the AD industry with possible changes to: sustainability criteria; soil, water and air quality standards; indirect land-use change (iLUC); and, the creation of new…

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Tags: European Union, ec energy union, bioenergy, bioenergy sustainability, sustainability criteria, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, redii, iLUC, thom koller

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ADBA recommendations to EC on new bioenergy sustainability policy

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A new bioenergy sustainability policy for post 2020 is being developed as part of the European Commission’s Energy Union strategy. New sustainable bioenergy policy could have profound impacts on AD and bioresources with possible changes to: sustainability criteria; soil, water and air quality standards; provisions aimed at limiting indirect…

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Tags: European Commission, ec energy union, bioenergy, bioenergy sustainability, sustainability criteria, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, redii, iLUC, thom koller

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RHI Consultation Webinar 1: Crop restrictions

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Following the release of the RHI consultation ADBA have organised a series of webinars to provide members with detailed information on the proposed changes and to discuss how our industry can make the best case possible to DECC. The first webinar on the proposed crop restrictions takes place on 18 March 2016,…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, food waste, crop operators, digestate, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, renewable financial incentives, consultation, bioenergy, webinar, crop rotation, upstream abatement

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How will the new sustainable bioenergy policy affect you?

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As part of the European Commission’s Energy Union strategy a new bioenergy sustainability policy for after 2020 is being developed, with a consultation now open. New sustainable bioenergy policy could have profound impacts on AD and bioresources with possible changes to: Sustainability criteria; Competition between different sectors (energy, industrial…

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Tags: European Commission, bioenergy, bioenergy sustainability, sustainability criteria, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, 7% cap, iLUC, redii, circular economy package

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Help shape our view on the future of the RHI

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Following the announcement of the 2016-21 RHI budget in the Spending Review, work within DECC is continuing on the two packages which will dictate the short and longer-term future of the scheme. These are first some immediate regulatory changes to extend the scheme rules in 2016-17, and second preparing for…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, renewable heat, biomethane, financial incentives, renewable financial incentives, Matt Hindle, food waste, crop operators, bioenergy, bioenergy sustainability, bioenergy sustainability criteria, crop feedstocks

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New European Commission €21m funding for bioenergy research projects

The ERA-NET Bioenergy has launed a new round of funding open to research proposals on novel bioenergy concepts. Proposals may focus on different bioenergy value chains or energy uses (heating/cooling, electricity, transport biofuels), but in all cases, the question of economic, environmental and social sustainability of the…

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Tags: R&D, r&d funding, Ollie More, bioenergy, Bioenergy research, biogas, anaerobic digestion, innovate uk

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European funding DECC workshop

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), in collaboration with the Knowledge Transfer Network will be hosting an industry engagement event on Tuesday 1st December in Birmingham to promote the new European funding opportunities under the ERA-Net scheme. This event will be an opportunity to learn about…

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Tags: Ollie More, era-net, european research area network, EU, Europe, research, research and development, bioenergy, Bioenergy research, birmingham, DECC, knowledge transfer network, will bushby

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Clearfleau completes commissioning of new AD plant for Diageo

New on-site bio-energy plant at Glendullan, on Speyside, coverts 1,000m3 of distillery co-products per day into 1 MW of heat, feeding biogas to dedicated biogas boiler to supply valuable renewable energy to distillery, reducing its carbon footprint Award-winning British company Clearfleau, the leading UK-based provider of on-site anaerobic digestion (AD) solutions…

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Tags: member's press release, Clearfleau, diageo, glendullan distillery, brewery, wastewater, lord dunlop, bioenergy, liquid digestion, biogas, keith miller, craig chapman, whiskey, Derek Sivyer

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Gas promoting silage additive gains national recognition

Following independent testing in Germany silage additive, SILASIL ENERGY, has been awarded a unique quality label in recognition of its impact on energy capture from silage. More than forty tests, undertaken across various research institutes in Germany, proved that a distinctive fermentation acid pattern occurred when using the silage additive,…

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Tags: member's press release, silasil energy, silage additive, gas yields, german agricultural society, dlg, FM Bioenergy, tim elsome, methane, fermenter, bioenergy, schaumann bioenergy, Derek Sivyer

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Executive Dinner Debate: food & fuel, not food vs. fuel

ADBA’s first dinner debate has concluded that the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry needs to ‘move the debate’ on sustainability and demonstrate that food and fuel production is complementary rather than competing. Held in central London under Chatham House Rule, the debate included farmers, farming bodies, AD…

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Tags: executive dinner debate, chatham house rule, sustainability, food vs fuel, bioenergy, biodiversity, crop, press release, Derek Sivyer

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Crop operators to emphasise best practice

ADBA’s crop operators group met in Cambridge last week, to discuss the key issues affecting the operation and development of crop-based anaerobic digestion. The group is keen to lead work over the coming year to share best practice, and demonstrate the very positive contribution the industry is making…

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Tags: crop operators, bioenergy, bioenergy sustainability, bioenergy sustainability criteria, anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop best practice, Matt Hindle

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