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Will new low carbon Minister make Feed-In Tariff decision soon?

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As the UK AD industry knows, the government has been considering its response to the Feed-In Tariff consultation on AD since last July.  The delays have been related first to Brexit, then to the change of government, and then to the move of the responsible Minister, Baroness Neville-Rolfe, from…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Ollie More, crop operators, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, food waste operators

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ADBA set out the role of AD in the smart, flexible energy future

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BEIS and Ofgem are calling for evidence on how to develop the UK energy system ensuring it is smart, flexible and future proof. Further details on the intention of the consultation can be found here. The consultation closes on 12 January 2017 and members can download our draft response here, comments are…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, beis, Ofgem, consultation, food waste operators, crop operators, power to gas, baseload energy, smart energy systems, flexible generation, innovation, dispatchable power, Feed-in-Tariff, thom koller

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Evidence sent to BEIS ahead of CfD second round allocation

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The second CfD auction is scheduled to take place in April 2017. Ahead of the allocation BEIS is requesting evidence on how costs of fuelled technologies will reduce between 2020 and 2030, what changes could be made to scheme to improve carbon cost effectiveness and how the CfD should take into account decarbonisation…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, consultation, CfD, Feed-in-Tariff, RO, beis, heat, decarbonisation, carbon cost effectiveness, food waste operators, crop operators, thom koller

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BEIS eye up food waste

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At the kind invitation of members, over the last few weeks ADBA has arranged for 25 civil servants to visit AD plants. Last week a group from BEIS, including staff working on the FIT and CfD visited Agrivert’s West London plant. The plant is 2.4MWe, takes 39,000 tonnes of food…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, beis, biogas, Agrivert, Feed-in-Tariff, CfD, thom koller, food waste operators, financial incentives, food waste, FIT, consultation

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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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BEIS delay FIT consultation response

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Government has delayed its response to the FIT consultation. The response was expected in autumn with proposals to come into effect from 1 January 2017 - this has now been changed. In a message sent out to all who had submitted a response to the consultation, BEIS wrote: Since this consultation closed…

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Tags: beis, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, consultation, thom koller, biogas

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Agrivert achieves first power at 2 of the last food waste plants to be built

Agrivert announces successful completion of G59 (first electricity supply to grid) at its two latest Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facilities; securing their tariffs for the next 20 years. The two new plants in South Wales and North London will strengthen the network of food waste facilities that Agrivert operate to a total…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, member's press release, Agrivert, food waste, food waste operators, financial incentives, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, g59

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Ofgem to host webinar on FIT accreditation

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Ofgem are to host a webinar on 25 August to set out key information on submitting FIT applications. Ofgem has contacted all applicants whose preliminary accreditation is due to lapse in September to invite them to sign up.  The webinar, titled ‘How to submit a successful FIT…

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Tags: Ofgem, webinar, renewable financial incentives, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, pre-accreditation, accreditation, fit application, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, thom koller

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ADBA makes the case for better FIT support

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Today we submitted our response to DECC’s consultation on the Feed-in Tariff. You can download our full response here. Thank you to all our members who participated in the process, took part in the webinars and shared evidence. Below are some of the key arguments we…

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Tags: DECC, Ofgem, consultation, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste operators, crop operators, heat use, deployment caps, gate fees, sustainability criteria, Crop feedstock

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Ofgem release revised application guides

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Ofgem has today released three new guides, each designed to ensure common mistakes can be avoided and applications can be processed as swiftly as possible. Each contains information on how to apply and what evidence you would need to provide. None is intended to provide comprehensive guidance. The …

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Tags: Ofgem, preliminary accreditation, accreditation, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, renewable financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, fit application, thom koller

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FIT consultation draft response - last chance to comment

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During the last five weeks many ADBA members have been in touch with comments on DECC's FIT consultation and with evidence we can use to form our response and challenge the assumptions put forward. Thank you to all those who have contributed - from your views we have put…

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Tags: DECC, consultation, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, renewable financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, food waste operators, food waste, digestate, heat use, gate fees, thom koller

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ADBA welcomes government backing for Fifth Carbon Budget

ADBA welcomes the government’s decision to endorse the Fifth Carbon Budget, following its recommendation from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The ratcheting up of carbon reduction targets now needs to be met with ambitious and concrete plans to reach these emissions reductions. As the CCC advised, government…

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Tags: DECC, anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, committee on climate change, fifth carbon budget, greenhouse gas emissions, manure, household waste collections, municipal waste, biomethane as a transport fuel, decarbonisation, Feed-in-Tariff, RHI, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators

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On-farm AD passes 200 plant milestone - ADBA figures

The UK’s biogas sector has passed a major milestone, with over 200 plants now operating on UK farms according to ADBA's latest figures. The landmark was reached with the opening of JFS’ latest agricultural plant. Supported by Prism Planning Ltd, the Gravel Pit Farm plant in North…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, RHI, FIT, Charlotte Morton, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, Defra, financial incentives, UK AD & Biogas, Feed-in-Tariff, farming, on farm ad, ADBA, carbon abatement, committee on climate change

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FIT: ADBA member help needed to build an alternative tariff model

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DECC proposals in the Feed-in-Tariff consultation proposes to remove generation tariff support for plants above 500kW, degress tariffs for 0-250kW plants to 5.98p/kWh and 250-500kW plants to 5.52p/kWh from January 2017, and introduce sustainability criteria (for new projects from 1 January 2017 only) on a similar basis…

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Tags: FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, consultation, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, anaerobic digestion, DECC, renewable financial incentives, thom koller

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FIT: How can we improve DECC’s consultation proposals

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Earlier today ADBA held a webinar on DECC’s proposals in the FIT consultation. Thank you to the forty-four members who took part and contributed views, suggestions and evidence. For those of you who missed the webinar it can be watched here. Our presentation began by setting out the…

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Tags: FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, consultation, renewable financial incentives, DECC, biogas, anaerobic digestion, crop operators, food waste operators, RHI, sustainability criteria, thom koller, Matt Hindle

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