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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA calls for sector deal support in Budget submission

In advance of the Budget on 22 November, ADBA has sent its top policy asks to Exchequer Secretary Andrew Jones MP. As the government looks ahead to the publication of the Industrial Strategy White Paper, ADBA has highlighted the strong business case for the proposed agri-tech and bioeconomy sector deals. ADBA…

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Tags: budget, industrial strategy, agri-tech, bioeconomy, anaerobic digestion, separate food waste collections

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ADBA Sends Budget Asks to Treasury

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer will deliver the 2017 Budget to Parliament on 22nd November 2017. ADBA has written to the Exchequer Secretary setting out the key policies that can boost AD across the UK. We’ve been hearing a more positive position from Ministers and officials on the issue of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives, treasury, budget, sector deal

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What do AD funders think about the RHI and future prospects for the sector?

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ADBA's Finance Forum has been holding lively meetings on the sector's investment challenges and opportunities since 2010. It convened this week to bring together funders of all types to consider two key issues: what changes to government policy - effectively focussing future support on the RHI - mean for…

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Tags: Finance Forum, finance, RHI, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Green investment Bank, GIB, Chris Huhne, budget, EU, eu referendum, Matt Hindle, Ollie More, renewable financial incentives

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ADBA outlines wish list ahead of Budget Statement

With this year's feed in tariff cap for anaerobic digestion almost full already, it's time for the Chancellor to commit more resources to delivering viable baseload capacity through AD to secure our electricity supplies. In addition, industry urges the Chancellor to recognise the Committee on Climate Change…

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Tags: press, media, budget, chancellor, FIT, baseload energy, CCC, fifth carbon budget, on-farm AD, biodegradable waste, landfill, separate food waste collections, Circular Economy

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ADBA calls for £25m R&I funding from government to boost AD exports

As the Chancellor prepares his budget statement for Wednesday, the AD industry has called for him to recognise the global opportunity for UK companies and researchers in biogas, digestate and bioproducts. In a policy paper to the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC), ADBA has called on government to…

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Tags: press release, r&i, R&D, adba r&i forum 2016, budget, chancellor, funding, research, academia, market leader, bioprocessing, york, university of york, exports, innovation programme, power-to-methane, digestate, green gas, renewable energy, recycling, decarbonisation, manufacturing, 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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DECC’s budget announced as Treasury purse strings tighten

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HM Treasury has announced a £70 million spending reduction in DECC’s annual budget, which equates to 2 per cent of the department’s total spend. With the government’s pledge to reduce public spending by £13 billion over the next two years – while ringfencing health, education,…

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Tags: treasury, budget, DECC, carbon brief, simon evans, biomethane, biomethane to grid working group, government, uk ad & biogas 2015, EU, nuclear, spending review, will bushby, Derek Sivyer

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EIS reprieve: funds to be allowed to continue investment

The expected clarification on EIS funding has been published today, with good news for developers using EIS-qualifying investors: they will continue to be allowed to invest in AD even when other renewable technologies are excluded by the changes. The briefing published today says:The government intends the legislation to follow…

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Tags: biomethane, budget, DECC, EIS, FIT, HMT, investment, Matt Hindle, renewable financial incentives, RHI, RO, VCT

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What does the budget mean for AD?

At least it doesn’t take long to make it through all of the green (and not so green) measures in today’s budget. The Chancellor’s statement that “creating a low-carbon economy should be done in a way that creates jobs – not costs them” set a similar tone to…

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Tags: budget, chancellor, finance, financial incentives, green growth, Matt Hindle, treasury

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