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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion can underpin Clean Growth Strategy – ADBA

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today welcomed the Clean Growth Strategy published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and said that anaerobic digestion (AD) can play an underpinning role in meeting the strategy’s goals. ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: The multi-faceted…

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, beis, clean growth strategy, heat, electricity, farming, transport, recycling, best practice scheme, RHI, FIT

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ADBA attends meeting in Wales: how can we support the industry to improve standards?

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Last week Emi, ADBA’s Market Analyst, represented ADBA at a meeting with key industry stakeholders in Wales. Entitled the ‘AD Intervention Strategy’, and run by Severn Wye Energy Agency, the meeting was attended by representatives from Natural Resources Wales, Welsh Government and industry. ADBA was pleased…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Wales, natural resources wales, regulation, best practice scheme, standards, health and safety, environment

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Best Practice Scheme update – pilot completed

We’re pleased to say that the pilot of the Best Practice Scheme has now been completed, which means that we are on track to open the scheme to applicants autumn/winter 2017. In the next few months there are several opportunities to hear more about this in person and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, best practice scheme, crop operators, food waste operators, Environment Agency, regulation, environment, health and safety

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Best Practice Scheme pilot underway

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As announced at UK AD & Biogas 2017, the pilot of the Best Practice Scheme for AD is being undertaken this summer. This blog provides an update on the scheme and on some relevant regulatory developments. Piloting the scheme We are working with Aardvark Certification Limited to test-run the Best Practice…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, best practice scheme, Environment Agency, regulator

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Pioneering AD best practice scheme pilot to be launched at UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo

ADBA will launch the pilot of a pioneering new scheme to improve the environmental, operational and safety performance of the AD industry next week at its global tradeshow UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017 and has also announced a new partnership with insurance brokers Jelf Group to…

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Tags: best practice scheme, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, jess allan, jelf insurance brokers, operational performance, health and safety

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UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo to discuss future of UK farming

The contribution that anaerobic digestion (AD) can make to supporting UK farmers post-CAP will be a central theme of UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo, the leading global tradeshow for AD and biogas taking place at the NEC in Birmingham on 5-6 July. The show, now in…

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Tags: uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, farming, anaerobic digestion, brexit, CAP, ad & biogas industry awards, best practice scheme, NFU

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Reminder - Best Practice Scheme feedback needed

As I set out in my previous blog, we are currently seeking feedback from our members and others on the proposed documents making up the Best Practice Scheme for AD. Please click here to see the blog and download the documents. The deadline for comments was originally Friday 23rd June,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, best practice scheme, food operators, crop operators, on farm ad

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Best Practice Scheme proposals – comments on draft documents needed by 23 June

As we have set out previously, ADBA will be piloting the Best Practice Scheme for AD this summer. The scheme, which is led by ADBA and supported by a wide range of industry stakeholders, is aimed at helping the industry to reach high standards of operation, including in environmental protection…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, best practice scheme, UK AD & Biogas, food waste operators, crop operators

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ADBA on tour – visit to Copys Green AD plant

This week, Jon, Chris and I enjoyed a visit to Copys Green AD plant, which is operated by Dr Stephen Temple (JF Temple & Son Ltd). The site is located in rural Norfolk and it was a treat for us to get out of London and into the countryside on…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, farm AD, on-farm AD, best practice scheme

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Best Practice Scheme for AD – get involved!

The Best Practice Scheme for AD is now well on its way to the launch of a pilot scheme in July. We are currently in the process of drafting the documents that will set out how the scheme will work and the criteria that AD operators would need to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, best practice scheme, regulatory forum

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Make sure you’re ready for the Best Practice Scheme

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As you are probably aware, ADBA is working with members to lead the development of the Best Practice Scheme (BPS) for AD plants. The voluntary scheme, which aims to help operators achieve high standards of environmental protection, health and safety and operational performance, will consist of a certification process and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, best practice scheme, jess allan, regulatory forum

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ADBA Working Group to focus on odour management

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ADBA’s Training, Safety and Environment working group met this week to discuss the ongoing actions that they are currently working on. The meeting was hosted by CQA International, who provided an excellent lunch – thank you to Darren Bland and colleagues. This blog provides a brief summary of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, training, safety and environment working group, odour, training, bioaerosols, best practice scheme

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Save the date for our free Regulatory Forum – May 2017

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Our Spring Regulatory Forum is now set for 23rd May in Bristol so please do save the date. We will be confirming further details and how to book over the coming weeks. Whatever your role in the AD industry, the Regulatory Forum is the event to attend in order to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, regulation, environmental permitting, Environment Agency, best practice scheme

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ADBA responds to Mail on Sunday article

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton has written an open letter to the editor of The Mail on Sunday in response to the article published on AD on 1st January 2017. The letter reads as follows: Sir,   David Rose’s article of 1st Jan 2017 (‘The great green guzzler con…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, RHI, best practice scheme, feedstocks, food waste collection, energy crops

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Best Practice: Full Scheme Ahead!

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We are delighted to say that we are now proceeding to the second phase of our Best Practice Scheme project. This will involve building upon the checklist guides published in July 2016 to develop an independently accredited certification process; we are looking forward to working with all industry stakeholders to deliver…

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Tags: best practice scheme, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators

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