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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Green Gas Mill will inject £60 million into local economy

Britain’s leading green energy company, Ecotricity, has submitted a planning application for a Green Gas Mill at Sparsholt College – a partnership that will inject £60 million into the local economy.  As part of the unique partnership, Ecotricity will finance and build the Green Gas Mill, with…

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Tags: member's press release, Ecotricity, green gas mill, sparsholt college, green gas, biogas, anaerobic digestion, winchester city council, dale vince, tim jackson, clean gas, sparsholt village, paris climate conference

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Green gas trimming carbon this Christmas

Green gas will be cooking your giblets this Christmas and for many festive seasons to come. Thanks to rapid growth this year, with a quadrupling of biomethane-to-grid plant numbers from 10 to 40, more households are cooking with home-grown green gas than ever before. Today the anaerobic digestion industry generates 31,000m3/hr…

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Tags: press release, green gas, indigenous gas, biomethane, christmas, turkey, energy security, decarbonisation, farm resilience, food production, RHI, capacity, gas oven, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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Green gas vital to UK carbon abatement

In the wake of a “historic” agreement reached at the Paris Climate Change conference, with a commitment to keep global temperatures well below 20C, the UK government’s revised green gas strategy could place anaerobic digestion (AD) at the heart of UK carbon abatement efforts.  ADBA…

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Tags: press release, paris climate change conference, carbon abatement, greenhouse gases, green gas, government, David Cameron, renewable heat, FIT, fossil fuels, food waste, fertiliser, landfill, decarbonise, farming, transport, heat, electricity, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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AD industry welcomes Spending Review support for green gas

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today unveiled plans in today’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement announcement to extend the Renewable Heat Initiative (RHI) with additional funding for new projects until the end of this Parliament. The Government’s energy policy “reset” announced last…

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Tags: press release, budget, Autumn Statement, spending review, chancellor of the exchequer, george osborne, RHI, green gas, heat, renewable heat target, Parliament, HM Treasury, domestic gas, biomethane, biogas, national grid, House of Commons, energy & climate change committee, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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Spending Review and the RHI: First reaction

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This post has been edited to reflect further work we are doing on the RHI figures. A more detailed briefing, which supersedes this post, is now available here: http://adbioresources.org/news/rhi-settlement-detailed-briefing.  The Chancellor made his long-awaited Spending Review statement to Parliament earlier this afternoon. His speech…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, spending review, biomethane, renewable heat, green gas, Matt Hindle, anaerobic digestion, biogas

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Amber Rudd backs indigenous gas

Marking a major shift in UK energy policy, the Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, is today expected to unveil plans to prioritise support for indigenous sources of gas, as she announces the phasing out of coal-fired power stations by 2023. As part of the Department of Energy & Climate Change’s …

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Tags: press release, DECC, government, amber rudd, energy, policy, green gas, indigenous gas, coal-fired power, energy security, baseload energy, renewable, food security, farming resilience, hinkley point c, nuclear, RHI, Autumn Statement, ADBA National Conference, FIT, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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Parliamentary report shows green gas heating up

A report published yesterday by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST), which used data collated from ADBA’s 2015 market report, has shown that seven per cent of the UK’s indigenous gas was supplied by biogas from anaerobic digestion (AD) and landfill gas last year. In 2014,…

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Tags: press release, post, parliamentary office of science and technology, RHI, biomethane, biogas, heat, 2015 market report, indigenous gas, landfill gas, gas-to-grid, natural gas, amber rudd, DECC, government, Minister, spending review, green gas, ADBA National Conference, DfT, SGN, IGEM, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Lake District Biogas – Sustainable Energy from Cumbrian Cheese

Clearfleau announces start of construction of UK’s first anaerobic digestion (AD) plant to convert bio-degradable cheese production residues into biogas for the gas grid Bracknell 1 July 2015:  Award-winning British company Clearfleau, leading UK-based provider of on-site AD-based treatment solutions for the food and beverage sector, has finished the…

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Tags: member's press release, lake district biogas, cumbria, cheese, Clearfleau, food and beverage, food and drink, first milk, FIT, RHI, residual sludge, biomethane, government, capital, green gas, national grid, whey permeate, phosphate, water framework directive, chemical oxygen demand, nitrates, craig chapman, chris gooderham, stewart mounsey, Environment Agency, tom northway, Derek Sivyer

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Funding pledge for AD highlights importance of local business engagement

Last week we reported on Labour’s support for domestic green gas generation in the UK. Yesterday, the Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer set out the Conservative Party’s long term economic plan for the south-west, which included a pledge to: support tech clusters, green energy,…

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Tags: local enterprise partnerships, green gas, political parties, prime minister, chancellor, Derek Sivyer, conservative party, MP, funding, enterprise zone

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Industry urges policy detail as Shadow Energy Secretary reinforces Labour’s support for green gas

Last month ADBA welcomed a Labour Party policy document, which reiterated the Party’s aspiration to make Great Britain a world leader in low carbon technology and green jobs. Key green objectives outlined in the policy document include: Creating a million new high technology, green jobs by 2025. Setting a…

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Tags: labour party, green gas, green jobs, biomethane, Derek Sivyer, Green investment Bank, lobby strategy, lobbying, MP, Parliament, lanfill ban, food waste

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Local gas from local people, Birmingham homes heated with ‘poo power’

For the first time in the UK, Severn Trent Water has injected the largest quantity of green gas produced from around 2.5 million people’s ‘processed poo’ into gas pipes serving homes in the Birmingham area. Thanks to an innovative treatment process, the green gas becomes just as…

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Tags: severn trent water, Derek Sivyer, green gas, minworth, anaerobic digestion

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Clarke Energy installs GE Jenbacher gas engines to drive largest landfill gas power plant in France

ADBA MEMBER NEWS Officials from French waste management and services company Véolia Propreté, energy services company Dalkia and distributed power services provider Clarke Energy today celebrated the inauguration of the new Electr’od landfill gas-powered cogeneration plant in Plessis-Gassot. The 17.3 MW facility is the country’s most powerful landfill…

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Tags: biogas, green gas, landfill gas

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Labour pledges strong support for green gas

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Labour has this week set out its support for biomethane to grid injection, pledging to work with National Grid and the Committee on Climate Change, to produce recommendations on the ‘policy and regulatory reforms needed to maximise the potential for the development of green gas’, if elected in 2015. Noting the…

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Tags: biomethane to grid, energy security, food waste, gas grid injection, green gas, Jordan Marshall, Labour

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Green gas in the pipeline for Yorkshire

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE Green gas made from home-grown maize is set to fuel thousands of homes and businesses across Yorkshire with the region’s very first biogas to grid project in Doncaster. Biomass operators Future Biogas and gas network company National Grid have successfully commissioned the environmentally-friendly project to…

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Tags: Future Biogas, green gas, national grid

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2012: the key policy developments

2012 has certainly been a busy year for ADBA’s policy team. See below for just six of the key policy issues and themes that have been occupying us in the last twelve months – on top of these came the drafting of a Biomethane Quality Protocol, the development and announcement of…

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Tags: End of waste, FIT, green gas, purpose grown crops, RHI, RO

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