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COVID-19 and propane contingency planning

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Members who own and operate biomethane plants have been assessing the risks related to COVID-19 associated with their assets. They have been engaging with their supply chains and have been making contingency plans to ensure their operations can continue with minimum disruption. Propane is one of the aspects that has…

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Tags: corona virus, coronavirus, risk management, risk mitigation, rebecca thompson, propane, propanation, biomethane, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, anaerobic digestion, food waste, Ofgem, UK AD & Biogas

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Latest COVID-19 update for Businesses and Employers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19). All guidance, information and announcements can be found at GOV.UK. Organisations should pay particular attention to the guidance for employees, employers and businesses which is being updated regularly with the latest…

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Tags: covid-19, corona virus, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, food waste, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, digestate, R&D, rebecca thompson, critical worker

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Ofgem seeking evidence on commissioning equipment for biomethane

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Ofgem have put out a call for evidence to better understand the industry standards and practices for commissioning of biomethane plants. ADBA, along with other industry associations, has raised concerns with Ofgem and BEIS that this must not add additional uncertainty to the industry around meeting commissioning deadlines. Ofgem will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RHI, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, financial incentives, call for evidence, commissioning, rebecca thompson

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Notice – Reopening Call for OFGEM Case Studies

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As previously advertised, ADBA will be writing to the new Ofgem Chief Executive, Jonathan Brearley regarding a list of issues identified to date amongst the industry stakeholders in their dealings with the office. However, we understand that Mr Brearley will now not be starting at Ofgem until February 2020. As such,…

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Contact Ofgem’s Innovation Link for support on low-carbon innovation projects

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Over the last 3 years, Ofgem’s Innovation Link has provided support to over 200 innovators looking to launch new products, services or business models. Many of these have the potential to help the UK decarbonise in the smartest, lowest cost way. Specifically, Innovation Link’s team has informed, and…

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Future of renewable heat: A meeting with BEIS

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Last week, ADBA’s policy team met with BEIS’s new Commercial Advisor to their Clean Heat Directive, to discuss renewable heat policy post-2021. The Commercial Advisor was particularly interested in the current barriers to AD and understanding how future policy can help overcome them. ADBA emphasised the…

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ADBA meets with BEIS on RHI closure

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Yesterday, our Senior Policy Manager, Rebecca Thompson, met with one of the lead officials at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to discuss the closure of RHI and all things biogas policy. Alongside discussing the technical issues that need ironing out to future proof the RHI regulations as…

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Tags: RHI, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, UK AD & Biogas, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, beis, rebecca thompson, government policy, energy policy

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Ofgem call for feedback

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Ofgem are collecting views on how they could improve user experiences of the Non-Domestic RHI register. To facilitate this, they will be running a series of user research workshops and are seeking volunteers to attend at locations across the UK. If you would like to express interest in being involved,…

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Tags: RHI, biomethane, biogas, Ofgem, anaerobic digestion, crop operators, food waste operators, financial incentives, UK AD & Biogas, consultation, rebecca thompson, government, policy, workshop

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RHI and RTFO dual entitlement rules

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Following the last RHI closure group, BEIS officials provided the position agreed between BEIS, DfT and Ofgem on dual participation on the RHI and RTFO: Last year it was confirmed that dual participation on the RHI and the RTFO was possible although it was noted that the RHI Regulations were…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, beis, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, DfT, biomethane as a transport fuel, RTFO, rtfcs, rhi closure group, dual participation

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Ofgem update: Water Meters

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Ofgem have circulated the following update on Water Meters: "We have been reviewing our approach to certain types of heat meter, in particular those that use a water meter as the flow sensor component. Having looked into the various standards that apply to these types of meter, and comparing those…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas heat, combined heat and power, RHI, Ofgem, UK AD & Biogas, beis, heat use, rebecca thompson

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Ofgem update: Change of Ownership and Eligible Heat Uses

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Ofgem have circulated the following update on Change of Ownership and Eligible Heat Uses: "In relation to the exchange of e-mails that first begun in late March on the interaction between the Eligible Heat Use (EHU) changes introduced in May 2018 and Changes of Ownership (CoO) a position has now been…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, Ofgem, beis, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, biogas heat, combined heat and power, heat use

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Ofgem Publishes Data on Tariff Guarantees

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Ofgem has published detailed on the number and type of Tariff Guarantees under the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive, which Ofgen intends to update weekly at the following link.  The latest figures are outlinked in the attached table for interest. Further details are also expected soon on the Tariff …

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ADBA sets out views on RIIO2 price controls

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Ofgem sets revenues for gas and electricity network companies through the RIIO process, this stands for Revenue = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs. Yesterday we submitted our response to Ofgem's RIIO-2 sector specific consultation on the price control for gas distribution, 'GD2'. You can view this response here. In…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Ofgem, riio2, riio-2, gas distribution network, GDNs, beis, clean growth, decarbonisation, heat decarbonisation, consultation

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ADBA sets out views on long-term heat decarbonisation options

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In recent weeks BEIS has been calling for views on their evidence review for long-term heat decarbonisation, Clean Growth: Transforming Heating. You can read the evidence review here.   Summary of the evidence review As we set out in our earlier blog, available to read here, this report from …

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Tags: food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, RHI, renewable financial incentives, beis, riio2, heat decarbonisation, Ofgem, waste hierarchy, thom koller

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ADBA respond to Ofgem Targeted Charging Review minded to position

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As we set out towards the end of last year in our blog on network charing, Ofgem is changing the way in which they recover the costs of the networks used to transport electricity to homes, public organisations and businesses. These costs are recovered through two types of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, electricity, Ofgem, targeted charging review, network charging, tnuos, bsuos, consultation, thom koller

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