Tag: Energy Crops

ADBA visits Northern Ireland farmers

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On the kind invitation of Morton's, agricultural suppliers since the company was founded in 1856, last week I visited Northern Ireland to meet with AD operators, farmers and agronomists. Morton's supply much of Northern Ireland's agricultural AD plants with the seed they need to grow grass, rye, maize…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, consultation, Northern Ireland, morton's, KWS, silage additive, silage clamps, energy crops, financial incentives, digestate, thom koller

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DEFRA report: Maize grown for AD

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According to the latest figures published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the amount of land used to grow maize for AD in England is on the rise. The report titled “Farming statistics – final crop areas and cattle, sheep and pig populations” gives…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, maize, energy crops, emiliano lewis, Defra

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Rika Biofuels establishes sister company to offer straw processing tech

Rika Biofuels is bringing the Bioextruder to the UK market through sister company Rika Biogas Technologies (RBT). The Bioextruder is a simple, cost-effective and commercially proven technology that processes straw and other lignocellulosic materials, such as low-quality grass or cereal husks, for use as an AD feedstock. There are around 200…

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Tags: member's press release, bioextruder, straw, lignocellulosic materials, energy crops, feedstock, anaerobic digestion

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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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RHI consultation: ADBA plan of action UPDATE

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Following the release of the RHI consultation ADBA has been running activities for members to share their views and, crucially, contribute their data and evidence.  The RHI consultation documents can be read on the government website and you can read our summary of the consultation here. Below is our…

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Tags: RHI, Renewable Heat Incentive, DECC, consultation, biomethane, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, carbon cost effectiveness, carbon abatement, digestate, digestate drying, eligibility, heat use, webinar, energy crops, rhi tariff guarantees, rhi tariffs, rhi deployment capping

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RHI consultation crop restrictions webinar: call for your evidence and data

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Earlier today ADBA held its first webinar on the proposals in the RHI consultation to restrict use of crop feedstocks. Thank you to the forty-two members who took part and contributed their views, suggestions and evidence – it is invaluable and will enable us to present a robust response to…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, biomethane, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, consultation, carbon cost effectiveness, carbon abatement, digestate, methane leakage, energy crops, sustainability criteria, webinar

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RHI consultation: ADBA plan of action

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DECC released its consultation on the future of the RHI last week. The consultation documents can be read on the government website and you can read our summary of the consultation here. To ensure your views are heard ADBA have organised a number of activities as well as events where…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, biomethane, biogas, crop operators, digestate, food waste operators, consultation, crops, energy crops, anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, gas to grid, biomethane to grid

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DECC consult on RHI reform proposals

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has published its review into the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).  While the document proposes positive measures on biomethane tariff levels and guarantees, the industry is concerned that the consultation document proposes major restrictions on use of crops by new projects,…

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Tags: press release, DECC, RHI, crops, energy crops, biomethane, tariff levels, consultation, green gas, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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