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New Ofgem tariff guarantee guidance

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New RHI regulations have been laid by the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy. Subject to parliamentary approval, these regulations are expected to come into force in Spring 2018 - a period of six to eight weeks for parliamentary debate and approval is required, meaning the RHI reforms should…

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

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ADBA biomethane working group - London 2 March

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Now that the RHI regulations have been laid we want to hold a meeting of our Biomethane-to-grid Working Group. The aim would be to go through collectively the legislation and try and be as prepared as possible for the implementation date.  This would probably be a three hour meeting,…

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Tags: RHI, emiliano lewis, biomethane to grid working group, Renewable Heat Incentive

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion industry welcomes laying of RHI legislation

The UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has today welcomed the laying of legislation to reform the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), which it says will ‘give a vital boost’ to the production of green gas in the UK.

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Tags: adba press release, RHI, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, beis

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Breaking news - RHI regulations laid before Parliament

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The long-awaited RHI regulations have now been laid before Parliament. There will be a period of six to eight weeks for parliamentary debate, and subsequent parliamentary approval, but after this the regulations would come in force. These timings are indicative, and subject to parliamentary time. The regulations will become…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Renewable Heat Incentive, rhi tariff guarantees, digestate drying, feedstock restrictions, chp efficiency, thom koller

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New rules on eligible heat use under the RHI

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Towards the end of 2017 Government made a number of proposals to tighten the rules relating to various heat uses on the Non-domestic RHI, including removing all drying practices as an eligible heat use for new participants. The Government response to the RHI amendments on eligible heat uses has now…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, biogas heat, beis, eligible heat, crop drying, drying, consultation, rhi consultation, RHI, thom koller

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Record year for renewable heat from AD

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Last week, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) released their final figures for 2017 showing deployment of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) programme. 2017 was a record year for both biogas heat and biomethane - the future looks bright for AD. Biogas In 2017, biogas heat generated and paid for…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, beis, RHI, biogas heat, emiliano lewis, Scotland, adba scottish national conference 2018, ad map, adba map

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Parliamentary Event - Energy Innovation Forum: Looking to the Future

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ADBA has been asked to invite its members to exhibit at a forthcoming display of green energy technology in Parliament. Hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Renewable and Sustainable Energy, parliamentarians will be invited to come and meet those involved in the green energy, technology and research sectors in…

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RHI scheme budget – scenarios

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On 1 April 2016, new budget caps were introduced to the RHI scheme which "allow the Government to close the scheme to new applications at short notice, where the Government determines that there is a risk of the scheme overspending in either the current or future financial years should the scheme…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RHI, beis, budget cap, rhi spending, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas

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BEIS set out their plans for heat strategy work

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Last week I attended the Renewable Heat Industry Advisory Group (IAG) at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). In addition to hearing the latest on the RHI regulations waiting to be passed, which you can read here, BEIS set out their plans for…

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Tags: RHI, decarbonisation, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas, future of heat

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RHI legislation sent to parliamentary committee

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Yesterday I attended the Renewable Heat Industry Advisory Group (IAG) at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on behalf of ADBA, to hear the latest on the RHI regulations waiting to be passed, as well as government thinking on support for renewable heat post 2020/21, when…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, beis, RHI, decarbonisation, renewable heat, emiliano lewis

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ADBA Receives RHI Reassurances

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Following on from our communications with the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and further pressure from our members, ADBA has this week received a new letter from the Minster for Climate Change, Claire Perry MP. The letter provides a clearer timetable for the passage of the delayed RHI…

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RHI and RTFO interactions - discussions ongoing

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In the context of falling tariffs, ADBA have been proactively working with industry on finding new ways to finance AD and biomethane projects. One of the options which is being explored is enabling the splitting of biomethane production between the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) scheme and Renewable Heat Incentive …

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

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Industrial Strategy and other important AD news - a message from ADBA’s Chief Executive

Those of you who have been able to attend our members meetings will have heard me say that, whilst members may not yet be seeing much evidence of concrete policies to support an increased rate of growth in our industry, there does appear to be quite a lot happening behind…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, industrial strategy, adba national conference 2017, RHI, renewable transport fuel obligation, separate food waste collections, adba ad certification scheme, clean growth strategy

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Opportunities in anaerobic digestion for Irish farmers

Gas to grid anaerobic digestion (AD) plants will be built on many Irish farms in 2018, subject to an RHI announcement due to be made next summer. “There will be a big opportunity for farmers and producers across Ireland to diversify their businesses through AD installation, but the industry needs…

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, gas to grid, Ireland, farming, RHI

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ADBA analysis - AD crops little impact on UK food output

We've long argued that using crops for AD in reasonable amounts is a good thing. It diversifies farm incomes, allows the profitable introduction of longer crop rotations, reduces emissions and stores carbon in soils.  ADBA has analysed data produced by the Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, RHI, farm AD, national conference 2017, crop ad

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