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Too hot to handle - Biogas heat and biomethane August RHI figures

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Renewable heat generated from biogas and biomethane under the RHI (This blog deals with the non-Tariff Guarantee side of the RHI - for the latest on Tariff Guarantee process, click here) The latest figures from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, RHI, beis, biogas heat, green growth

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New ADBA Pipeline uploaded - September 2018

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The ADBA Pipeline has now been updated and the latest version has been uploaded to the Members’ Area of the website. Please click here to access it (when on the Market Analysis section of the website, click on "Operational & proposed plant data" to download…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, pipeline, pipeline data, market data

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: First 2 Tariff Guarantees awarded: both biomethane

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Following the coming into force of the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive on 22 May 2018, Ofgem now publishes a weekly progress report on the Tariff Guarantee application process, which you can access here. The report details: Number of tariff guarantee applications made The number of provisional tariff guarantee notices…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, rhi tariff guarantees, Ofgem, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas

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ADBA responds to FIT consultation on closure of the scheme and CHP replacement

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Over the last two months, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has been running an open consultation on the closure of the FITs scheme to new applicants on 31 March 2019, as well as seeking views on proposed scheme administrative changes. The consultation closed today…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, FIT, beis, Ofgem, fit consultation, chp replacement, fit closure, emiliano lewis, ad chp, UK AD & Biogas

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How does the RTFO compare to the RHI? A brief analysis

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Dual participation in the RTFO and RHI On the 14th June, BEIS announced the policy decision that biomethane producers can now claim under both the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), giving the following statement: “Thank you for your patience whilst the Department for…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, RTFO, rtfcs, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas, beis, DfT, dual participation

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 52 provisional tariff guarantee notices now issued

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Following the coming into force of the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive on 22 May 2018, Ofgem now publishes a weekly progress report on the Tariff Guarantee application process, which you can access here. The report details: Number of tariff guarantee applications made The number of provisional tariff guarantee notices…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, tariff guarantee budget, rhi tariff guarantees, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas

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What would be a fair gate fee?

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Last week ADBA responded to BEIS' call for evidence on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation, calling for a bespoke Contracts for Difference - a CfD-type auction for small-scale low-carbon generation, which is currently proscribed as far as AD sub 5MW is concerned. In…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, DECC, beis, FIT, gate fees, gate fees report, fit closure, emiliano lewis, food waste, Wrap

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BEIS confirm no RHI degression on 1st October

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Last Friday, BEIS released their latest Quarterly Forecasts for the Non-domestic RHI scheme which confirmed that there will be no degression on the 1st October for any of the Non-domestic RHI technologies and tariff categories, including biogas and biomethane, which means no tariffs will be reduced next quarter. This…

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Draft FIT consultation: Last chance to strengthen the case for CHP replacement

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BEIS is seeking views on the proposed closure of the Feed-In Tariffs Scheme to new applications after 31 March 2019. The consultation also calls for further evidence on CHP replacement under the FIT, an issue which is of paramount importance for the AD CHP (electricity) industry. You can read: Our initial blog…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, CHP, ad chp, FIT, beis, fit consultation, fit closure, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, Ofgem

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Turning up the heat - Latest figures on full applications to the RHI

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Renewable heat generated from biogas and biomethane under the RHI (This blog deals with the non-Tariff Guarantee side of the RHI - for the latest on Tariff Guarantee process, click here to read Thom's blog). The latest figures from the Department for Business,…

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

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Regional differences in agricultural feedstock use

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Last week we took a look at the geographical breakdown of the AD industry - the number of AD plants by county and region (out of the 638 currently in operation in the UK). The week prior to that we took a look at the agriculture sector of the industry, and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, agricultural, agricultural feedstocks, crop ad, farm waste, geographical breakdown, region, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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Food Waste Collections Series: Part 5: How can separate collections help close the Policy Gap?

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This blog is Part 5 of the Food Waste Collections Series where we are outlining the evidence we have collected on the benefits of introducing separate food waste collections in England. This evidence was submitted to DEFRA last month with the hope that this will help…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, committee on climate change, policy gap, food waste collections, separate food waste collections, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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Food Waste Collections Series: Part 4: Would separate collections lead to a reduction in food waste?

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This blog is Part 4 of the Food Waste Collections Series where we are outlining the evidence we have collected on the benefits of introducing separate food waste collections in England. This evidence was submitted to DEFRA last month with the hope that this will help…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, Climate Change Act, separate food waste collections, capture rates, food waste reduction, fwrap, Defra, Wrap, emiliano lewis

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 13 provisional tariff guarantees issued

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Following the introduction on the 22nd May of the Tariff Guarantee application process with the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Ofgem publishes a progress report on a weekly basis. Here we draw out the key information. You can visit the updated Ofgem page here. Tariff Guarantee applications…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, RHI, Ofgem, rhi tariff guarantees, rhi committed spend, tariff guarantee budget, emiliano lewis

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RHI degression update - estimated spend up to June 2018

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We won't receive confirmation from BEIS over whether there will be a degression next quarter (on the 1st October) until the 1st September. However, when July's RHI applications and deployment data is published by BEIS, which is expected in the next week or two, this will give us…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, beis, RHI, degression, RHI degression, estimated spend, emiliano lewis

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