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Fishfood, biogas and protein

The Carbon trust recently published a case study about fishfeed with a company called Calysta, they are an international firm focusing on, sustainability in energy, nutrition and energy. In this process, the biogas element comes into play later in the process as an alternative to natural gas. This change has…

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2017 Horizon 2020 Energy Calls for Proposals

Horizon 2020 Energy focuses on projects looking at energy and innovation to satisfy increasing energy needs and fighting climate change. The call for proposals for 2017 look at the following topics: Heating and cooling. Engaging customers towards sustainable energy. Building. Innovative financing for energy efficiency investments. Towards an integrated EU energy…

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RHI Update June 2016

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BEIS have released the latest RHI mechanism data. The scheme still remains above expenditure and in the past month both biogas and biomethane remain over the forecast expenditure. At the end of August BEIS will be announcing the next tariff degression. Scheme Total In June 2016, the forecast expenditure remained above…

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Tags: biogas, biomethane, RHI, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, emma thomas, degression, RHI degression

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Digest of UK Energy Statistics: Growth in AD

The annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) has been released, providing data about energy generation and use in 2015.  It has been a good year for growth in renewable energy sources. Electricity generation from these sources  increased by 29% from 2014 to a total of 83.6 TWh in 2015. Capacity grew…

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Tags: DUKES, statistics, data, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, FIT, renewable financial incentives, emma thomas, 2015

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More than food or fuel: AD and land use

How do stakeholders inside and outside the AD industry view the use of crops for AD? That’s the subject of a new report from Mirjam Röder, a researcher at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. Mirjam has a degree in agricultural sciences and has…

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Tags: r&i, stakeholders, anaerobic digestion, sustainability, crops, emma thomas, financial incentives, policy, uncertainty, drivers, challenges, benefits

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New R&I Funding Available

Niche Vehicle Network new research and development funding available. There is to be a total of £2,300,000 available for collaborative low carbon vehicle technology development and demonstration projects.   Sponsored by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), Innovate UK and the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), the competitions are…

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Tags: r&i funding, r&d funding, r&i, funding, innovate uk, nvn, OLEV, emma thomas, competition

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Power to Gas in Anaerobic Digestion: Power to BioGas

How do we store excess energy during peak times? This is a big issue for energy providers, which needs to be addressed. Solving this issue will help the UK ensure it can supply enough energy to meet the UK's growing demand for energy. Power to Gas is a technology…

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Tags: r&i, power to gas, biogs, methane, emma thomas, anaerobic digestion

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RHI update: 76 biomethane plants have full accreditation

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released RHI deployment data for June and Quarter 2, 2016 . For the anaerobic digestion sector, we now have 76 biomethane plants which have applied for full accreditation and six for pre-accreditation. Biogas heat is in the top three technologies in terms of number…

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Tags: beis, renewable financial incentives, RHI, Matt Hindle, biomethane, biogas, financial incentives, emma thomas

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Success at the R&I Hub 2016

On the 6th – 7th July, ADBA held the annual UK AD and Biogas event. As part of this the Research & Innovation Hub was there again. This year we had a range of speakers from academia and industry. We heard from Dr. Raffaella Villa, who went on to collect…

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Tags: R&D, UK AD & Biogas, speakers, emma thomas, r&i hub 2016

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Funding competition: Agri-Tech Catalyst

Agri-Tech catalyst is a competition which has the aim of increasing the pace and scale of uptake of agricultural innovation by farmers in developing countries. The competition aims to achieve: A sustained reduction of poverty and hunger for smallholder farmers A sustainable intensification in developing country agriculture Improvements in human…

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Tags: R&D, research, funding, competition, agriculture, international, emma thomas, r&d funding

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The Future of Research & Innovation in the Energy Sector Event

On the 16th June, I attended an event organised by the Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum on "The Future of Research and Innovation in the Energy Sector". The event was held at the Royal Aeronautical Society, London.  The event covered a wide range of topics…

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Tags: emma thomas, r&i, energy, future, events, event

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Biogas grows 30% in a year to power 800,000 homes – new industry report

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Almost a third more biogas energy is being produced in the UK compared to this time last year, according to new figures from industry trade body ADBA. The AD Market Report, published at UK AD & Biogas 2016, shows that the UK now has 617 MWe of biogas capacity, enough to power…

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Tags: biogas, Matt Hindle, anaerobic digestion, Ollie More, emma thomas, Charlotte Morton, market report

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Making a Difference in AD - Celebrating National Women in Engineering Day

Today is National Women in Engineering Day, an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry. In an industry like AD we cover Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects, which means…

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Tags: emma thomas, engineering, stem, anaerobic digestion, operators, celebrate, nwed, national women in engineering day, UK AD & Biogas

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UK AD & Biogas Pipeline Data Published

[Image] Today we have published the latest data on the UK AD & biogas market in our Pipeline. The pipeline will give the best view of the AD industry as it stands and is available for members of ADBA. The Pipeline contains the following information for plants which are operational…

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Tags: update, pipeline, Ollie More, emma thomas, data, uk market, market analysis, ad industry, members

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Imperial College shows ADBA innovative waste management system

On the 7th June 2016, ADBA's CEO, Charlotte Morton and Market Analyst, Emma Thomas went to Imperial College, London to see the Rothenburg gmbh foodwaste management system in action. This innovative system which has been widely used in Germany for over 30 years in schools, hospitals, offices and many more locations…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste, food waste operators, Charlotte Morton, R&D, UK AD & Biogas, emma thomas, r&i hub, digestate, germany, innovation

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