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January 2021 Tariff Guarantee Deadline

Following recent discussions with BEIS we have raised a few points that they require feedback on ASAP to make any potential alterations to the January 2021 Tariff Guarantee deadline. The Tariff Guarantee deadline for January 2021 is in legislation and for this to be changed BEIS need to understand the below before…

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Latest COVID-19 update for Businesses and Employers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19). All guidance, information and announcements can be found at GOV.UK. Organisations should pay particular attention to the guidance for employees, employers and businesses which is being updated regularly with the latest…

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Tags: covid-19, corona virus, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, food waste, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, digestate, R&D, rebecca thompson, critical worker

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Biomethane and hydrogen working together to achieve net zero

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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have allocated £90 million of funding to projects aimed at cutting carbon emissions in both industry and homes. The fund includes £28 million set to develop of two of Europe’s first-ever low carbon…

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Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings’ Reshuffle

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On 13th February 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson conducted an anticipated cabinet and ministerial reshuffle that gave an insight into the direction of his Government. The appointments made by Boris and his chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, have tightened No 10 control over Whitehall. The appointed ministers have all proven their loyalty to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, boris johnson, reshuffle, ministers, cop26, beis, Defra, treasury, budget

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ADBA to reiterate the environmental and economic value of biogas to new ministers

ADBA to reiterate the environmental and economic value of biogas to new ministers Appointments of new COP26 President and Environment Secretary triggers renewed efforts to demonstrate the benefits of biogas for decarbonising the UK and global economies Anaerobic digestion and biogas can deliver a 6% reduction in UK annual greenhouse gas…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, Defra, beis, cop26, climate change, biogas, anaerobic digestion

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Claire O’Neill removed as COP26 President

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In an unexpected move, nine months before the critical UN summit on climate change, the Government has announced that Mrs O’Neill will be replaced in her role as COP26 President. A former Energy and Climate Minister, who served under David Cameron and Theresa May, Claire Perry…

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Tags: cop26, president, climate change, prime minister, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, climate talks

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Call for Case Studies: Industrial Energy Transformation Fund consultation

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This is a final call for case studies to inform the design of next year’s Industrial Energy Transformation Fund’s (IETF) – a £315m government fund set to help reduce UK industrial emissions. This scheme is specifically geared towards companies (e.g. food/drinks manufacturers) operating…

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Tags: beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, consultation, nick primmer, case studies, ietf, industrial energy transformation fund, industry, onsite AD, fuel switching

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Ofgem seeking evidence on commissioning equipment for biomethane

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Ofgem have put out a call for evidence to better understand the industry standards and practices for commissioning of biomethane plants. ADBA, along with other industry associations, has raised concerns with Ofgem and BEIS that this must not add additional uncertainty to the industry around meeting commissioning deadlines. Ofgem will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RHI, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, financial incentives, call for evidence, commissioning, rebecca thompson

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Labour Publishes Manifesto

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The Labour Party have published their manifesto, outlining their energy and climate policies for the forthcoming election. Summarised below are their key policies relevant to the AD sector; Labour will create a Sustainable Investment Board to bring together the Chancellor, Business Secretary and Bank of England Governor to oversee, co-ordinate…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives, beis, Labour, election

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Application support available: Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP)

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Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Management will be hosting two Application Seminar sessions on the 29th November in Birmingham, and 3rd December in London. These sessions will walk applicants through the Heat Networks Investment Project application form. The events will be suitable for those who have submitted a pre-application…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, financial incentives, hnip, triple point, heat network investment project, beis, nick primmer, england, Wales, support, application

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Call for evidence for ADBA’s response to the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund consultation

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Back in March, BEIS consulted on the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund’s (IETF) initial design stage, aimed at helping to reduce industrial emissions, which currently account for 25% of the UK’s total greenhouse gases. With £315m placed into the pot, the IETF has two main objectives, which…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, beis, nick primmer, ietf, industrial energy transformation fund, consultation, funding, industry, uk

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Anaerobic digestion trade association submits proposals to Government ahead of the Budget

Anaerobic digestion trade association submits proposals to Government ahead of the Budget *Update - the Government has now postponed the Budget pending a general election vote* Letter to Chancellor highlights the industry's potential towards achieving the Government's Net Zero emissions target and the impact of uncertainty…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, Defra, beis, financial incentives, chancellor of the exchequer, budget, cop26, cabb

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Government publishes draft Environment Bill

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The Government has published a draft of its new Environment Bill, which is intended to create legally-binding environmental improvement targets. A new independent Office for Environmental Protection will be established to scrutinise environmental policy and law, investigate complaints and take enforcement action against public authorities, if necessary, to uphold…

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Future of renewable heat: A meeting with BEIS

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Last week, ADBA’s policy team met with BEIS’s new Commercial Advisor to their Clean Heat Directive, to discuss renewable heat policy post-2021. The Commercial Advisor was particularly interested in the current barriers to AD and understanding how future policy can help overcome them. ADBA emphasised the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, food waste, Ofgem, beis, UK AD & Biogas, nick primmer, future of heat, seg

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Expert workshop – Innovations in sustainable bioenergy feedstocks

The workshop was organised by Ricardo and run with BEIS to explore how innovations could increase; supply, profitability, reduce risk, and allow crops to be grown in a wider range of conditions and improve harvesting or planting techniques for bioenergy. The workshop tended to focus on GHG accounting current and…

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Tags: sam hinton, anaerobic digestion, bioenergy, energy crops, digestate, future feedstock, R&D, beis, crop operators

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