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ADCS benefits discussed at Environment Agency Biowaste sector meeting

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Earlier this week the Environment Agency held their Biowaste sector meeting. The day began with a welcome from the EA and positive news that the sector is continuing the trend of reduced Cat 1 and Cat 2 incidents, as the below chart shows. The EA has recently raised their charges and they…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, adcs, environmental regulation, 2015 market report, Defra, digestate, clean air strategy, ammonia emissions, plastic, thom koller

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UK shares experience of developing AD best practice with international audience

This week I was delighted to attend the Expo Biogaz in Strasbourg, at the invitation of Club Biogaz (an association in France that represents the biogas sector). They invited me to speak about ADBA's experience in the UK of developing best practice, around the areas of health and safety,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, best practice, international, france, adcs, certification

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Defra and Environment Agency update ADBA members at Regulatory Forum

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A big thank you to all those who were involved in our Regulatory Forum, particularly our great hosts Walker Morris and our excellent speakers. We were very lucky to have two speakers from the Environment Agency (EA) and a speaker from Defra, offering attendees the most up to date insight…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, regulation, regulatory forum, adcs

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Clean Air Strategy proposals on reducing emissions from farming

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As announced in an earlier blog Defra is consulting on their draft Clean Air Strategy. You can read our summary of the consultation here. This blog focuses on one of the themes of the Strategy, emissions from farming and the role of AD. The consultaton notes that the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, Defra, ammonia emissions, future of on farm ad, digestate, adcs, digestate spreading

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ADBA, Environment Agency and NFU hold operator workshop to share best practice

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On Monday, ADBA, the Environment Agency (EA) and National Farmers Union (NFU), joined together to hold the first operator workshop. The purpose of the day, which saw over 20 operators attend, was to share best practice and regulatory updates – particularly with smaller and on-farm operators. We were delighted to see…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, adcs, best practice, certification, operator

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ADBA Finance Forum discusses the future of AD

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Last week's ADBA Finance Forum Spring 2018, held at the Osborne Clarke offices in London, saw over 25 attendees from across the finance community gather to share ideas and discuss the future of the AD sector. The event proved a huge success with a great deal of optimism in the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, Finance Forum, finance, consolidation, funding, emiliano lewis, adcs

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Celebrating the first AD plant certified under the AD Certification Scheme

Earlier this year, we were delighted to announce that Granville Ecopark had been successfully certified under the AD Certification Scheme, which was opened in December 2017. This is a fantastic achievement for the team operating this plant and we are pleased that they have worked with us to produce a short…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, adcs, best practice, good practice, food waste operators, crop operators

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Our survey said – AD Certification Scheme!

Following weeks of consideration and engagement with stakeholders, culminating in a survey of our members and other interested parties, we have now decided to rename the Best Practice Scheme the AD Certification Scheme (ADCS). The scheme will sit within our ‘Best Practice Programme’ along with other work that…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, adcs, ad certification scheme, best practice scheme, best practice programme

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