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Meeting between ADBA and BEIS about future policy support for electricity generation

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Last week Rebecca Thompson, Senior Policy Manager at ADBA, met with the Head of Biomass Electricity at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to discuss the Anaerobic Digestion sector. They discussed that new support for renewable electricity generation, Contracts for Difference, did not effectively support biogas electricity generation…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, FIT, Defra, Feed-in-Tariff, renewable financial incentives, CAP, beis, Biomass, agriculture, agriculture bill, common agriculture policy, rebecca thompson, biogas to electricity, electricity, renewable electricity, seg, smart export guarantee, CfD, Contracts for Difference

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PRESS RELEASE: AD industry calls for low-carbon CfD scheme to support small-scale renewables

The trade body for the UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has called on the government to introduce a bespoke low-carbon Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme to support small-scale renewable technologies on the day the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) has ended.

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Tags: press release, electricity, Charlotte Morton, FIT, Contracts for Difference, feed-in tariff

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ADBA’s views on SEG consultation

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Following BEIS's second consultation on small-scale low-carbon generation, this time focused on the proposal for a Smart Export Guarantee (SEG), ADBA has put together its views on the proposed scheme. You can consult our first draft by clicking here. We would like to know your views on this.…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, FIT, electricity, biogas to electricity, renewable electricity, small scale AD, consultation, consultations, beis, smart export guarantee, seg, alberto rocamora

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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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New tariffs for RHI and FIT in force

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As announced by BEIS, RHI non-domestic tariffs for biomethane and large biogas experienced a reduction of 15% as of 1st January 2019 for new applicants, in accordance with degression rules. For small and medium biogas applicants the tariff will remain the same until the next quarterly review (1st April 2019) as the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, rhi tariffs, FIT, feed-in tariffs, alberto rocamora

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Decarbonisation of heat on the agenda at Ofgem’s future of energy conference

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Earlier today I attended Ofgem's Future of Energy conference where Rt Hon Claire Perry MP, Minister of Energy began her keynote by discussing the four priorities the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy set out in his November 2018 speech…

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Tags: Ofgem, claire perry mp, greg clark mp, fairness, heat decarbonisation, heat, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, renewable financial incentives, smart export guarantee, thom koller

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BEIS consult on Smart Export Guarantee for small-scale electricity sector

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In July 2018, government published a call for evidence to identify the role small-scale low-carbon generation can play in maximising the advantages for the UK in the global shift to clean growth. You can read our submission here. Supporting government aspirations to 'level the playing field' we recommended government enable a…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, consultation, Ofgem, beis, smart export guarantee, export tariff, thom koller

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New Ofgem guidance issued to support FIT closure

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Following the government response to the recent Feed-in Tariff consultation on the closure of the scheme on 31 March 2019, Ofgem has issued updated guidance. You can download the FIT Guidance for Renewable Installations (version 13) here. This provides an overview of the FIT scheme, its eligibility criteria and explains the process of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, feed-in tariff, FIT, beis, Ofgem, grace periods, thom koller

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Government responds to FIT consultation & fails to act on replacement generating equipment

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During the summer the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consulted on the closure of the Feed-in Tariff and administrative measures. The government response to this consultation has today been published. You can access the full text of the response here. Government has considered the comments and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, feed-in tariff, fit closure, chp replacement, beis, emiliano lewis, thom koller

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Energy Minister signals U-turn on FIT export tariff closure

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Energy & Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has signalled that the government is likely to reverse its policy of closing down the export tariff for supplying renewable electricity to the grid. In July, a government consultation proposed completely closing the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) to new applicants from March 2019, with no…

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Tags: FIT, feed-in tariff, claire perry, electricity

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An unFITting end: 13.112MW available capacity

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When the Feed-in Tariff reopened for applications in February 2016 a quarterly cap was introduced to help control the scheme's budget. Each quarter or 'Tariff Period' there would be 5MW worth of capacity for new AD applications. Successful preliminary accrediation applicants receive a year-long validity period during which the tariff…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, renewable financial incentives, beis, Ofgem, decentralised energy, fit consultation, thom koller

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October Policy Report - download your copy now

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The October Policy Report is now available. Members can access that via this link or by clicking the picture below. With the government's long-awaited Resources & Waste Strategy expected to be published in November, we have made this edition of the ADBA Policy Report a Food Waste Special. Chapter 5…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, FIT, food waste, agriculture, policy report, Defra, beis, DfT, thom koller

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ADBA responds to FIT consultation on closure of the scheme and CHP replacement

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Over the last two months, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has been running an open consultation on the closure of the FITs scheme to new applicants on 31 March 2019, as well as seeking views on proposed scheme administrative changes. The consultation closed today…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, FIT, beis, Ofgem, fit consultation, chp replacement, fit closure, emiliano lewis, ad chp, UK AD & Biogas

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What would be a fair gate fee?

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Last week ADBA responded to BEIS' call for evidence on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation, calling for a bespoke Contracts for Difference - a CfD-type auction for small-scale low-carbon generation, which is currently proscribed as far as AD sub 5MW is concerned. In…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, DECC, beis, FIT, gate fees, gate fees report, fit closure, emiliano lewis, food waste, Wrap

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Draft FIT consultation: Last chance to strengthen the case for CHP replacement

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BEIS is seeking views on the proposed closure of the Feed-In Tariffs Scheme to new applications after 31 March 2019. The consultation also calls for further evidence on CHP replacement under the FIT, an issue which is of paramount importance for the AD CHP (electricity) industry. You can read: Our initial blog…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, CHP, ad chp, FIT, beis, fit consultation, fit closure, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, Ofgem

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