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ADBA: Biogas can be central to UK Industrial Strategy

ADBA has today welcomed the publication of the Government’s Green Paper ‘Building Our Industrial Strategy’ and will be setting out over the next few months how AD can play a central role in helping UK industry to flourish. In return for long-term Government support, AD can…

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Tags: biogas, industrial strategy, beis, biotechnology, R&D, Charlotte Morton, chris noyce

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA: New WRAP figures reinforce need for separate food waste collection

Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) Charlotte Morton has called on DEFRA to show stronger leadership following the latest figures released by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) showing an increase in average household food waste between 2012 and 2015. According to WRAP…

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Tags: Wrap, food waste collection, Charlotte Morton, Defra, household waste collections, waste hierarchy

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA launches first conference for Scottish AD industry

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) will host its first Scottish National Conference on Wednesday 15 February at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow. Entitled ‘Is Scotland ready for 2021?’, the conference will focus on the growth of Scotland’s AD industry to date…

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Tags: scottish national conference, food waste, Scotland, Charlotte Morton

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ADBA responds to Mail on Sunday article

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton has written an open letter to the editor of The Mail on Sunday in response to the article published on AD on 1st January 2017. The letter reads as follows: Sir,   David Rose’s article of 1st Jan 2017 (‘The great green guzzler con…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, RHI, best practice scheme, feedstocks, food waste collection, energy crops

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA welcomes BEIS RHI announcement

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has welcomed the publication today of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s response to its consultation on the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Commenting on the announcement, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: It’s great to see that…

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Tags: chris noyce, beis, RHI, tariff levels, feedstock, rhi tariff guarantees, Charlotte Morton, biomethane, biogas, consultation

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ADBA meets Kerry McCarthy MP to discuss AD industry’s role in tackling food waste

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ADBA's Chief Executive Charlotte Morton and PR & Parliamentary Affairs Executive Chris Noyce met with Bristol East MP Kerry McCarthy this week to discuss the role of the AD industry in tackling the UK’s food-waste problem. Charlotte, Chris, and Ms McCarthy all recognised the importance of adhering…

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Tags: food waste, Charlotte Morton, chris noyce, waste hierarchy, Defra, Environment Agency, world biogas association

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PRESS RELEASE: Green gas production doubled in 2016 - ADBA

The UK now has almost 90 plants injecting green biomethane into the gas grid, double the number this time last year, according to a new report published by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) yesterday [8th December]. ADBA’s December 2016 Market Report investigates and explores the growth, developments and…

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Tags: green gas, 2016 market report, adba national conference 2016, Charlotte Morton, chris noyce, RHI, anaerobic digestion, FIT, financial incentives

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Caroline Flint MP sets out four-point plan for UK’s green gas future

Former Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Caroline Flint MP has set out her four-point plan for the UK to realise the potential for green gas. Speaking at the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association’s National Conference in Westminster yesterday [8 December], Ms Flint said that more…

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Tags: adba national conference 2016, green gas, food waste, Charlotte Morton, carbon budgets, emissions reduction plan, industrial strategy, chris noyce

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ADBA Members hear updates on FIT, RHI, RTFO, food waste and more

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The AD industry gathered in London for ADBA’s Members’ Meeting on Monday, for discussions on a range of industry, policy and political discussions. Political context After an introduction from Charlotte, ADBA Strategic Adviser Chris Huhne shared his thoughts on the political and economic context for the industry.…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, FIT, food waste, renewable financial incentives, Charlotte Morton, Defra, financial incentives, Ofgem, Ollie More, Feed-in-Tariff, beis, thom koller, jess allan, emma thomas, adba map, market report, policy report, data, information

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ADBA welcomes move towards consistent recycling services and food waste collections in England

Responding to the launch of the Framework for Greater Consistency in Household Recycling for England, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “Food waste in England is a hugely valuable resource and an opportunity which is still largely untapped. Separate collections help meet…

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Tags: food waste, food waste collections, separate food waste collections, Wrap, ADBA, harmonisation and consistency working group, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, food waste operators

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ADBA and Energy Networks push new ministers for RHI clarity

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With Greg Clark’s new Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy department now established, ADBA has joined forces with the Energy Networks Association to push for early statements on the future of the Renewable Heat Incentive for biomethane. We argued that biomethane is a success story from the RHI, with…

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Tags: RHI, biomethane, biomethane to grid, biogas, anaerobic digestion, beis, greg clark, renewable financial incentives, green gas, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton

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Official figures reflect biogas growth for electricity and heat

New official figures show 40% more renewable electricity was produced from biogas from waste and farms in 2015 compared to 2014. The government’s annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES), published today [28 July], also reflects growth in biomethane to grid with the generation of heat from anaerobic digestion more than doubling. …

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Tags: dbeis, energy, biogas, anaerobic digestion, press release, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton, DUKES, market report, ADBA, biomethane

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ADBA: Food Waste Recycling Action Plan shows welcome government commitment

Responding to the launch of the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan at UK AD & Biogas 2016, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan has been a positive, collaborative process between government, WRAP, trade associations, AD operators and…

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Tags: Defra, Wrap, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste recycling action plan, fwrap, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton

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AD industry unites to launch Best Practice Scheme at UK AD & Biogas 2016

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today published three ‘checklists’ as the first step towards a comprehensive Best Practice Scheme for the for the anaerobic digestion sector. The scheme is an industry-led initiative, involving stakeholders from across the sector. The project aims to help the industry…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, member's press release, Matt Hindle, jess allan, Charlotte Morton, best practice, best practice scheme, Environment Agency

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Biogas grows 30% in a year to power 800,000 homes – new industry report

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Almost a third more biogas energy is being produced in the UK compared to this time last year, according to new figures from industry trade body ADBA. The AD Market Report, published at UK AD & Biogas 2016, shows that the UK now has 617 MWe of biogas capacity, enough to power…

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Tags: biogas, Matt Hindle, anaerobic digestion, Ollie More, emma thomas, Charlotte Morton, market report

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