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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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Funding competition for low carbon fuels £££

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The Department for Transport (DfT) have a new £20m funding opportunity, called the Future Fuels for Flight and Freight Competition (F4C), available for the development of advanced low carbon fuels. The closing date for applications is the 30th June 2017. Below you can find a summary of the competition: …

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Tags: low carbon fuel, funding opportunity, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, r&d funding

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AD abates almost 4 million tonnes of GHG emissions annually

AD is currently avoiding around 3.8 million tonnes of CO2e emissions each year in the UK, helping the country meet its carbon reduction targets. This is about 0.8% of the UK’s total emissions of 497 million tonnes of CO2e annually. The chart below shows the progress the AD…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, carbon abatement, greenhouse gas emissions, decarbonisation

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LATEST ADBA Map Published

Today we have published the latest map showing details of all the AD plants in the UK inside and outside of the water sector.

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Tags: ad map, adba map, anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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LATEST Market Data Published

Today we have published the latest data on the UK AD & Biogas industry in our Pipeline spreadsheet... Capacity up to 730 MWe-equivalent... 10.7 TWh of biogas generated in 2016.

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Tags: emiliano lewis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, pipeline, UK AD & Biogas, beis, bds, Ofgem

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Energy generation from AD continues to climb

AD currently produces approximately 10.7 TWh of biogas in the UK, equating to 2.2% of the 477 TWh UK gas production in 2016. This is up from 9 TWh in 2015. The energy is generated from 554 AD plants across the sewage, agricultural, municipal/commercial and industrial sectors. 3.5 TWh of this is used for biomethane production…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, energy generation, new generation biogas, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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AD Load Factors at an all-time high

Annual load factors for the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry in the UK continued to improve, rising to 73% last year, up by 4% compared to 2015.

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Government publishes Energy Trends and Prices report

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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published its latest statistics on monthly energy production, consumption and prices in the UK. The key energy generation results are summarised below: Gas’ share of electricity generation increased significantly from 29.5% in 2015 to 42.4% (143 TWh) in 2016. Coal’s share of…

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Fresh research funding announced for AD £££

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An exciting new funding competition, the Energy Catalyst Round 5, has been announced for innovation in energy. The government will invest £13 million in innnovative projects that can address the global need for clean, affordable and secure energy. Details below: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Funding competition: energy catalyst round 5 Department for Business, Energy …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, funding opportunity, beis, research and innovation, clean energy, emissions reduction, emiliano lewis, r&d funding

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ADBA visits Euston Biogas

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Yesterday ADBA visited Euston Biogas to discuss the Future of Farming and On-farm AD project that ADBA is working on. The Euston Biogas site, one of two biomethane-to-grid plants owned and operated by Strutt & Parker Farms Ltd, processes around 50,000 tonnes of crops and farm waste a year and has…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, Defra, beis, emiliano lewis, Feed-in-Tariff, on farm ad, digestate, CAP

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Government publishes its first report on Digest of Waste and Resource statistics

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The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has published its first compendium of statistics on a range of waste and resource areas. The report includes latest government figures on gate fees. You can access the report via: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/digest-of-waste-and-resource-statistics-2017-edition Below we have…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, UK AD & Biogas, food waste, food waste operators, emiliano lewis

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Government responds to Greenhouse Gas Action Plan for Agriculture

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Following the launch of the voluntary Greenhouse Gas Action Plan (GHGAP) in 2010 to identify how emissions reductions will be achieved in the agriculture industry, the government has published a second review (following the first in 2012), taking a critical look at the performance of the voluntary GHGAP during the period 2012 through…

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Tags: Defra, agriculture, ghgap, emiliano lewis, anaerobic digestion

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2017 Spring Budget - What you need to know

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Following the delivery of the 2017 Spring Budget by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond MP, the relevant policy announcements are outlined below. No specific mention was made of Anaerobic Digestion. Energy Carbon pricing "The government remains committed to carbon pricing to help decarbonise the power sector. Currently, UK prices are…

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Tags: emiliano lewis, energy, Waste

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