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New ADBA Market Report July 2018 published

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The July 2018 version of the ADBA Market Report was launched last week at the UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018, and is now up online on the ADBA website. If you would like to download a copy, click here. This report outlines the current state of the anaerobic digestion (AD)…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, RHI, RTFO, FIT, industry projections, market report, emiliano lewis

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Mystery 41 non-Tariff Guarantee biomethane-to-grid projects

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Following the coming into force of the reforms to the Renewable Heat incentive (RHI) on 22 May 2018 and the commencement of the Tariff Guarantee (TG) process, there are 46 new biomethane applications that will build out between now and January 2020. (You can find our latest news on the TG process here). …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, Renewable Heat Incentive, beis, Ofgem, rhi tariff guarantees, Ollie More, emiliano lewis, thom koller

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA responds to CCC report

Responding to the publication of the Committee on Climate Change's (CCC's) progress report to Parliament on reducing UK emissions today, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “The CCC’s excellent report singles out two notable successes, the decarbonisation of electricity generation and emissions reductions…

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Tags: press release, committee on climate change, carbon budgets, decarbonisation, RHI, food waste, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biomethane

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How to align reporting periods on the RHI and FIT

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With the introduction of feedstock restrictions for new plants registering onto the Feed-in Tariff and sustainability criteria reporting from 1 May 2017, many ADBA members reported to us that much of the data and processes used to produce these reports was the same as that undertaken for the RHI but the…

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Tags: biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, sustainability criteria, feedstock restrictions, feed-in tariff, Renewable Heat Incentive, Ofgem, thom koller

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Ofgem update on Tariff Guarantee applications

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The Tariff Guarantee application process under the Renewable Heat Incentive opened on 22 May 2018 and has seen 78 applications to date from the different eligible technologies, with 40-50 of these being biomethane plants. You can check my blog from last week for further details on the estimated committed spend these projects constitute,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, rhi tariff guarantees, thom koller

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RHI scheme spending and potential degressions - data up to April 2018

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Earlier this month, BEIS published their latest forecasts for estimated spend for the Non-domestic RHI scheme. The latest assessment includes data up to the 30th April 2018, and can be found here. The charts below (click on them to expand), from BEIS, shows forecast expenditure for biomethane and large biogas (…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, RHI, beis, Ofgem, financial incentives, rhi spending

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How AD can drive farm productivity and diversification - thinkpiece from Dr Jonathan Scurlock

Dr Jonathan Scurlock, Chief Adviser on Renewable Energy and Climate Change at the National Farmers’ Union (NFU), sets out the role of AD in supporting UK farmers post Brexit ahead of UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018, the world’s largest tradeshow dedicate solely to AD and biogas

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Tags: uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, agriculture, farming, anaerobic digestion, RHI, brexit

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Urgent: RHI biogas and biomethane plants – action needed on tariff uplift by 22 June

Following the coming into force of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariff uplifts, Ofgem has been sending out reminders directly to biogas/biomethane applicants who are eligible for a tariff uplift. Several applicants are yet to respond - but urgent action must be taken.  As part of the 22nd…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, Ofgem, rhi tariffs, thom koller

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First RHI amendment comes into effect - Registering to Inject Biomethane

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On 29 May 2018, BEIS amended the regulations for the Domestic and Non-Domestic RHI schemes. These amendments introduced a number of changes, and were summarised in Thom's blog here. The first change that has come into effect relates to biomethane producers. As of 20 June 2018, RHI regulations require biomethane applicants to specify…

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Tags: RHI, beis, UK AD & Biogas, biogas, anaerobic digestion, biomethane

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RHI Tariff Guarantee applications rise to 77, 40-50 expected to be biomethane

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On 15th June Ofgem updated their Tariff Guarantee report to reflect the latest applications to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) since the reforms to the scheme came into effect on 22 May 2018. As the below table shows, there are now 77 Tariff Guarantee applications and the estimated total commitment per financial…

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

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PRESS RELEASE: Biomethane ‘only practical way to decarbonise large vehicles’

Biomethane from anaerobic digestion (AD) is “the only practical means of decarbonising HGVs, buses, and other large vehicles” according to an new article by the head of the UK’s AD industry.

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Tags: press release, biomethane, transport, RHI, RTFO, Charlotte Morton, Ofgem, beis, DfT

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Government gives go-ahead for dual participation in the RHI and RTFO

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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today announced the policy decision that biomethane producers will now be able to claim under both the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO). We have received the following statement from BEIS: Thank…

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Tags: RHI, RTFO, beis, Ofgem, DfT, emiliano lewis, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, renewable financial incentives

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Ofgem begin reviewing RHI Tariff Guarantee applications

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The reformed Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme came into force on 22 May 2018, allowing the Tariff Guarantee process to commence. There have been 58 applications for Tariff Guarantees to date and Ofgem is underway in reviewing the submissions. Ofgem publishes information to report on applications and scheme spend…

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

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Environment Committee Scrutinises Brexit Farming Policy

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The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee has published its response to the Government’s consultation on post-Brexit farming policy. This consultation is intended to from the basis for an Agriculture Bill later this year that will set out the system of support for farmers and the rural…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, consultation, Defra, digestate, R&D

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: RHI news could trigger significant AD growth

The number of on-farm AD plants is predicted to increase following the recent government announcement that will see the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) restored to the same level as December 2016.

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, farming, finance, RHI

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