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Call for AD operators to partner Systemic on nutrient recovery opportunities

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If you are: An innovative anaerobic digestion plant owner or operator Would like to know if the implementation of techniques for recovery of nutrients (N, P, K, organic matter,…) can lead to a successful business case for your plant. ... then you might be interested in the following: SYSTEMIC has…

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Tags: R&D, nutrient recovery, nutrient recycling, biowaste, AD, UK AD & Biogas, ad operators, eu funding, emiliano lewis

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Cadent proposes hydrogen network for Liverpool-Manchester

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Gas distribution company Cadent (formerly National Grid Gas Distribution Limited) has proposed a new ‘Liverpool-Manchester Hydrogen Clusters project’ which aims to introduce hydrogen into the gas network in the Liverpool-Manchester area. The use of hydrogen in place of natural gas has long been discussed as a key…

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Tags: hydrogen, steam-methane reforming, decarbonisation, cadent, gas network, Ofgem, clean growth plan, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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RHI scheme spending update - June 2017

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released their latest figures on estimated committed RHI expenditure for the next 12 months. The link can be found by clicking here. If you would like to see how the forecast expenditure compares to the expenditure threshold for each RHI…

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Tags: beis, RHI, biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, rhi consultation, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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Northern Ireland carbon footprint and the role of AD

The average person's carbon footprint in Northern Ireland is substantially higher than it is for the average person in the rest of the UK, a paper by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has shown. The findings show that in 2013, total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, committee on climate change, Northern Ireland, carbon abatement, decarbonisation, agriculture, greenhouse gas emissions, farm AD, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas

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Farmers’ appetite for AD on the rise

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The use of anaerobic digestion (AD) by English farmers to treat their wastes is firmly on the rise, shows a latest report from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Results from DEFRA’s Farm Practices Survey 2017, which focused on practices relating to greenhouse gas mitigation, shows…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, farm AD, Defra, farm slurry, crop feedstocks, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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ADBA on tour – visit to Agrivert North London plant

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Yesterday ADBA visited Agrivert’s newest food waste AD plant, commissioned in December 2016 and located in Coursers Farm, Colney Heath in North London. The link to the facility can be found by clicking here. Food waste AD: Delivers renewable electricity (displacing fossil-fuels) Diverts food waste from landfill (reducing…

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NEW RHI deployment update

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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released their latest monthly statistics showing deployment of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) programme. The link to the June statistics can be found by clicking here. Biogas Biogas heat generated and paid for under the RHI in 2017 continues to…

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New funding competition announced

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The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) have announced a new UK-Colombia programme in sustainable tropical agricultural systems supported by the Newton-Caldas Fund. Proposals for the pump-priming phase of this…

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Tags: r&d funding, R&D, sustainable tropical agriculture, newton fund, uk, colombia, emiliano lewis

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Latest WRAP report shows a fall in AD gate fees

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Last week, WRAP published their latest annual report on gate fees. Titled “Gate Fees Report 2017: comparing the costs of waste treatment options”, the survey shows that, in 2016, gate fees in the AD industry have continued to fall. Now in its tenth year, the survey covers gate fees charged…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, gate fees, food waste, food waste operators, Wrap, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas, local authorities, ad operators

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New AD Market Report published

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The latest edition of the Anaerobic Digestion Market Report, July 2017, has been published on the ADBA website. If you are a member, you can download it by clicking here or on the picture below: The report's key findings are summarised below: AD now has a capacity of 730 MWe-e,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, 2017 market report, market report, AD market

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ADBA attend FWRAP Steering Group Meeting

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Yesterday ADBA attended the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan (FWRAP) Steering Group Meeting in WRAP’s offices in Banbury to discuss what progress has been made for each action one year on from the launch of the program. FWRAP is a cross-industry initiative to increase both the supply and…

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RHI scheme spending update

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released their latest figures on estimated committed RHI expenditure for the next 12 months. The link can be found by clicking here. If you would like to see how the forecast expenditure compares to the expenditure threshold for each RHI tariff,…

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Tags: beis, RHI, biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, consultation, emiliano lewis

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Biogas use heating up

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released their latest monthly statistics showing deployment of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) programme. The figures show that biogas heat generated and paid for under the RHI in 2017 has already surpassed the full-year 2016 figure, a strong sign that heat use…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, beis, emiliano lewis, RHI, biogas heat, heat use, food waste operators, crop operators

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Rise in GHG emissions in Northern Ireland

The latest figures from the Northern Ireland greenhouse gas inventory, published today by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, show that emissions have increased year-on-year. Below I have summarised the key findings, but if you would like to read the statistical bulletin in full and see all the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, digestate, UK AD & Biogas, agriculture, carbon emissions, emiliano lewis

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British green gas - reducing our reliance on Qatar

Last week, several Gulf countries cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region with its support for Islamist groups. This could be bad news for the UK’s energy security. The majority of the UK’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) is currently imported from Qatar. LNG…

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