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RHI tariffs and degression

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As we announced last week the Renewable Heat Incentive regulations have now been laid before Parliament. Read our blog for further information. From 14 March it will take between 6 and 10 weeks for them to be passed into law. This means the implementation date is expected to be sometime in May. Although…

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RHI regulations released

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The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) reform regulations were laid before Parliament on 14 March 2017. You can view them here. The new regulations consolidate recent amendments; for specific details about the changes being introduced please get in touch with the policy team. Our summary of the changes is available here. Some of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, consultation, Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI, beis, Ofgem, thom koller

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Biomethane to Grid Working Group - 7 March

ADBA's Biomethane to Grid Working Group will meet on 7 March 2017, 10.00-13.00 in London. Following the government response to the Renewable Heat Incentive this meeting provides opportunity for industry to meet to discuss the new feedstocks restrictions as well as other sustainability issues effecting operators. The Working Group will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biomethane to grid, biomethane to grid working group, RHI, consultation, thom koller, food waste operators, crop operators

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RHI degression statistics published

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BEIS have published the latest RHI degression statistics. However, as tariff resets have already been confirmed in the RHI consultation response they may not be as relevant to biomethane and biogas as usual. See our short note on this here. 

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Tags: biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, rhi consultation, beis

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ADBA set out views on the future use of heat in buildings

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Our final response to BEIS's consultation on the future of heat in buildings in non-domestic buildings has now been submitted. You can download our submission here. In our response, we urge BEIS to consider the numerous benefits of AD and its carbon cost effectiveness as a producer of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, hnip, heat networks, consultation, beis, CHP, RHI, heat use, thom koller

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AD and the future of heat

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is consulting on the future of heat in buildings in non-domestic buildings.  The outcome of the consultation will inform future policies on heat and energy efficiency, both of which will be crucial to meeting the fourth and fifth Carbon Budgets.…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, beis, consultation, crop operators, food waste operators, biogas heat, CHP, RHI, heat use, carbon emissions, thom koller

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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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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: DMT Environmental Technology becomes ADBA member

DMT Environmental Technology from The Netherlands, a global player in the field of biogas upgrading with membrane technology and desulfurization plants, is a member of ADBA again. With the new RHI tariffs, a lot of opportunities have arisen in the UK biogas market. DMT-ET is currently building biogas upgrading plants…

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, membrane technology, desulphurisation, RHI, biomethane, biogas upgrading

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RHI consultation: government response published

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today released its much anticipated response to the RHI consultation. The release of the intentions for the scheme going forward brings a degree of certainty to the AD industry, with many projects on hold awaiting this crucial decision. The consultation…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, DECC, beis, consultation, RHI, renewable financial incentives, biogas heat, CHP, digestate, crop operators, food waste operators, thom koller, degression mechanism, crop feedstocks, rhi tariff guarantees

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA welcomes BEIS RHI announcement

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has welcomed the publication today of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s response to its consultation on the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Commenting on the announcement, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: It’s great to see that…

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Tags: chris noyce, beis, RHI, tariff levels, feedstock, rhi tariff guarantees, Charlotte Morton, biomethane, biogas, consultation

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PRESS RELEASE: Green gas production doubled in 2016 - ADBA

The UK now has almost 90 plants injecting green biomethane into the gas grid, double the number this time last year, according to a new report published by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) yesterday [8th December]. ADBA’s December 2016 Market Report investigates and explores the growth, developments and…

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Tags: green gas, 2016 market report, adba national conference 2016, Charlotte Morton, chris noyce, RHI, anaerobic digestion, FIT, financial incentives

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ADBA turns up the heat on the RHI

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In our response to the RHI consultation this summer we pushed for the biogas heat tariffs to be reviewed alongside those for biomethane. Following the announcement from BEIS on degressions to biomethane injection and biogas heat last week we have built on the case we made in our consultation response…

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RHI Degression: Biogas tariffs cut 25%; biomethane cut 10%

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BEIS released an update of the RHI scheme degression, taking effect on the 1st January 2017. In this degression biomethane will see a degression of 10% and biogas will see a 25% degression. We are still waiting for the government response to the RHI consultation. The date of the response…

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Tags: RHI, degression, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, DECC, beis, emma thomas

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Autumn statement: is no news (mostly) good news?

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The Chancellor's first autumn statement was long on doomsday economic forecasting and short on white rabbits, dividing lines or really and kind of serviceable metaphor. While there may be plenty of changes the AD sector would like to see in government policy, in that context a statement short…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, FIT, food waste, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, beis

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BEIS and the future of heat

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Government has today released a consultation on the future of heat in non-domestic buildings, wherein it acknowledges that “new policies on heat and energy efficiency will be crucial to meeting the fourth and fifth Carbon Budgets.” You can access the consultation document here. Non-domestic buildings in the UK…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, heat use, RHI, consultation, beis, carbon emissions, crop operators, food waste operators, thom koller

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