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Members meeting discusses FIT, RHI, Sustainability, Grid Connections & Political Landscape

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ADBA members gathered at the Grand Connaught Rooms in central London on Tuesday for our Members’ Meeting sponsored by Matchtech, with a number of important subjects on the agenda. We are currently awaiting permission to share the presentations, once we have received this we will publish them online, however,…

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Tags: will bushby, ADBA members, members' meeting, membership, anaerobic digestion, policy report, DECC, DfT, DCLG, BIS, Feed-in-Tariff, RHI, sustainability criteria, food waste, food waste operators, crop operators, Ofgem, grid connection, biomethane, biomethane in transport, Chris Huhne, Matt Hindle, Ollie More, Charlotte Morton

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Article for Next Green Car: Time to hit the gas?

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Writing for Next Green Car earlier this month, ADBA's Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, noted that the use of biomethane as a vehicle fuel has grown significantly, with evidence from the Gas Vehicle Hub demonstrating that the number of UK gas refuelling points which supply biomethane content has risen with…

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Tags: next green car, Chris Huhne, biomethane, European Commission, gas vehicle hub, refuelling infrastructure, CNG, Sweden, germany, biomethane certification, cenex, coca-cola enterprises, bradford council, sainsbury’s, air pollution, diesel, public health england, uk ad & biogas 2015, adba editorial, Derek Sivyer, Charlotte Morton

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Food Waste operators meet in Birmingham

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ADBA’s Food Waste Operators Group met in Birmingham on 25 February. Full minutes are being prepared for the group, who finalised the remit following initial discussions in the inaugural meeting in November. In particular, the group is keen to act as a forum to share best practice, and learn…

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Tags: food operators, food waste operators, food waste, EA, Environment Agency, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton, digestate, PAS110, End of waste

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Action plan update shows progress, but more to do

Defra has released its annual assessment of the Government’s Anaerobic Digestion Strategy and Action Plan, which was launched in 2011. ADBA’s Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, commented: ADBA has been pleased to work with government, our members and industry partners to deliver the AD Strategy.   While the…

Posted in: ADBA Press Release, Policy updates

Tags: anaerobic digestion strategy and action plan, press release, Charlotte Morton, industry regulation, Derek Sivyer, government

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Charlotte Morton talks about ADBA’s name change

Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of ADBA, spoke to FoodBev’s Bill Bruce about why the association recently broadened it remit and changed its name. The interview looks at the benefits of anaerobic digestion, the value of waste, and the role of food and beverage manufacturers and government. You can…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, bioresources, ADBA

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Cranfield University’s New Research Plant Offers R&D Potential for AD

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ADBA Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, officially opened Cranfield University’s new anaerobic digestion (AD) research plant yesterday (16 October). The plant, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and supported by Shanks Waste Management, will divert up to 10 tonnes of food waste from landfill annually, whilst also saving…

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Tags: Cranfield University, AD, R&D, Derek Sivyer, Charlotte Morton, shanks waste management, erdf, r&d dissemination

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Welcome to the latest issue of AD & Biogas News: ‘Placing AD at the heart of the community’

It is well known that engaging with the community is vital for a new AD plant at planning and operational stages. However, the level of that engagement could soon be increasing significantly following the publication of DECC’s Community Energy Strategy, and proposals for renewable energy installations costing above £2.5m…

Posted in: ADBA News, Industry News, Members' press release, News for Members, Policy updates, R&D Updates

Tags: AD & Biogas News, Charlotte Morton, Community AD

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ADBA calls for clear, joined up waste policy

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Our Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, had the opportunity to appear before the Greater London Authority Environment Committee this week as they discussed waste collection services in the capital. She used the opportunity to call for clear, joined up policy between government at different levels, and emphasised the importance of good…

Posted in: ADBA News, Industry News, Members' press release, News for Members, Policy updates, R&D Updates

Tags: Charlotte Morton, food waste, London, Matt Hindle, Waste, waste collection

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Great and good of biogas glitter at industry awards

ADBA PRESS RELEASE This year’s UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards demonstrated the progress and outstanding innovation in all aspects of anaerobic digestion. Brought to you by ADBA, a record number of guests from the anaerobic digestion and biogas industry came together on the evening of 2 July to…

Posted in: ADBA News, ADBA Press Release, Industry News, Members' press release, News for Members, Policy updates, R&D Updates

Tags: Awards, Charlotte Morton, Charlotte Smith, UK AD & Biogas 2014

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Anaerobic digestion market goes from strength to strength

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Marking the continued impressive growth of the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) has launched its first Market Update on day one [2 July] of the industry’s dedicated exhibition and conference, UK AD & Biogas 2014, 2-3 July, NEC Birmingham. Including key…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, market, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2014

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Welcome to the latest issue of AD & Biogas News: ‘Enhancing sustainable agriculture – integratin

The ADBA team is often asked what role crop feedstocks should play in anaerobic digestion (AD) in the UK. Although some have argued that growing crops for renewable energy production will take away land that could be used to grow food, current practices and research paint a more diverse, positive…

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Tags: AD & Biogas News, Charlotte Morton, crops

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Biomethane vitally important to our energy future - Morton

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Responding to DECC’s announced consultation on tariffs for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) today [30 May] ADBA chief executive Charlotte Morton said: The consultation on RHI tariffs offers the opportunity to put support for biomethane to grid on a long-term basis. Biomethane is a vitally important…

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Tags: Bioemthane, Charlotte Morton, DECC, RHI

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Welcome to the latest issue of AD & Biogas News: ‘How can we get food waste policy right?’

If we want to realise the full potential of AD in the UK, then we cannot ignore one of the UK’s largest untapped feedstock streams – the food and drink industry’s food waste. Whilst it is unquestionable that we need to do everything possible to avoid food waste in…

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Tags: AD & Biogas News, Charlotte Morton, food waste

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Green Investment Bank present their investment plan at UK AD & Biogas

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Welcoming the opportunity to address the AD industry at the sector’s largest dedicated event, UK AD & Biogas 2014 (2-3 July), Partha Vasudev, Vice President Waste & Bioenergy, Green Investment Bank (GIB), has been confirmed a key speaker at the ADBA organised annual show. The Green…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, GIB, Green investment Bank, UK AD & Biogas

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DfT outlines key recommendations to drive HGV gas sector

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Recommendations that will boost the use of gas in heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) were today published [13 Mar] by the Department for Transport (DfT), following approval by the DfT’s Low Emission HGV Task Force working group which ADBA sat on. The recommendations include: Reviewing the case…

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Tags: biomethane, Charlotte Morton, DfT, HGVs, Low emissions HGV task force, RTFO, transport fuel

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