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BEIS confirm no RHI tariff degression for 1 April 2019

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As we suggested would likely be the case back in January, government has this week confirmed that there will not be a degression for biomethane and large biogas tariffs under the RHI or for small and medium biogas on 1 April 2019.   Biogas and biomethane tariffs The below table shows current…

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What took place at the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019

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Yesterday we held the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019, taking place in Glasgow. The event saw over a hundred delegates come together to discuss future AD policy and technology, share success stories and preparations made for Brexit. The day kicked off with a welcome from David Newman, President of the World…

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ADBA sets out views on long-term heat decarbonisation options

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In recent weeks BEIS has been calling for views on their evidence review for long-term heat decarbonisation, Clean Growth: Transforming Heating. You can read the evidence review here.   Summary of the evidence review As we set out in our earlier blog, available to read here, this report from …

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Tags: food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, RHI, renewable financial incentives, beis, riio2, heat decarbonisation, Ofgem, waste hierarchy, thom koller

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ADBA’s Food Waste Operator Group to meet on 21 March

Following the launch this week of the consultation on Waste and Recycling: making recycling collections consistent in England ADBA's Food Waste Operator Group will be meeting on 21st March to discuss the consultation, what it means for plants and to debate key themes and questions raised. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, Defra, consultation, resources and waste strategy, fwog, food waste operators group, thom koller

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Reforming the packaging responsibility system and a plastics tax

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As set out in the blog we published earlier today, Defra has today launched a consultation on consistency and separate food waste collections. You can learn about this here. Three other consultations are running to take forward the ambition of the Resources and Waste Strategy. Here we…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, bioplastics, plastics, consultation, Defra, HM Treasury, resources and waste strategy, thom koller

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Defra consults on England-wide roll-out of separate food waste collections

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Following the publication of the Resources and Waste Strategy at the end of last year and after years of campaigning by the AD industry and others, Defra has today launched four consultations to take forward government proposals. The four consultations are on: Waste and recycling: making recycling collections consistent…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Defra, resources and waste strategy, fwog, food waste operators group, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, thom koller, alberto rocamora

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1st April RHI tariff degression update

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As we reported on 25 January, due to the removal of 41 biomethane applications from the scheme, the first month of data that is used to inform the April degression showed considerable headroom in the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) forecast expenditure. You can read our previous blog here. We have…

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Claire Perry MP shows support for biomethane

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Following consultation last year, Bright Blue has published a new report on gas decarbonisation. You can read Pressure in the Pipelines here. Welcoming the report Claire Perry MP, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, commented: "Hydrogen and biomethane can help deliver serious climate action…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, Renewable Heat Incentive, post-rhi, RHI, GDNs, decarbonisation, claire perry mp, beis, thom koller

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HNIP Applications Now Open

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The Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) opened for applications on the 5th February 2019. The opening of the new scheme following the publication of the Application Guidance and Application Form in December. The Guidance outlines the application process itself and how this will function. Triple Point Heat Networks,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, district heat, heat network investment project, hnip, heat networks, beis, triple point, ad chp, thom koller

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ADBA respond to Ofgem Targeted Charging Review minded to position

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As we set out towards the end of last year in our blog on network charing, Ofgem is changing the way in which they recover the costs of the networks used to transport electricity to homes, public organisations and businesses. These costs are recovered through two types of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, electricity, Ofgem, targeted charging review, network charging, tnuos, bsuos, consultation, thom koller

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Heat Network Investment Project workshops to support applications

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To support applicants throughout the application process and to answer any questions you may have on the application guidance Triple Point Heat Networks, who managed the delivery of the government's Heat Network Investment Project (HNIP) will be hosting webinars and workshops as well as attending industry events. …

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Scottish Government supports AD and retention of the Feed-in Tariff

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Discussing anaerobic digestion in Scotland, Member for Scottish Parliament Liam McArthur asked a written question to the Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands Paul Wheelhouse MSP who has responded saying: The Scottish Government is committed to encouraging and promoting renewable technologies, such as anaerobic…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, FIT, fit closure, Community AD, Scotland, thom koller

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Pilot programmes wanted for the new Environmental Land Management scheme for agriculture

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Following the referendum decision to leave the European Union opportunity to reform agriculture is well underway. As was signalled in the consultation that Defra ran last year on the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit, government is seeking to fundamentally change…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, CAP, common agriculture policy, Defra, new environmental land management scheme, 25 year environment plan, farming, agricultural, climate change mitigation, soil, thom koller

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8 new biomethane Tariff Guarantee applications

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Earlier this week ADBA met with Ofgem for an update on the Renewable Heat Incentive. Here is what we learned.   New Tariff Guarantee applications Ahead of the 1 January tariff degression Ofgem received 16 applications for biomethane Tariff Guarantees. We understand that 8 of these were withdrawal and resubmission of existing…

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

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No further degression for RHI biomethane tariff?

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Earlier this month BEIS published updated data on estimated commitments under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). You can view this here. The data to the end of November is the first of three months of data that will be used to asses a degression in April but early signs suggest…

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

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