Archives

Tag: Green Investment Bank

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

Locked!

*Members Only*

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…

Posted in: News for Members, Policy updates

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

Read more

More time to submit views on Green Investment Bank

Locked!

*Members Only*

As we said here, NERA Economic Consulting is carrying out a review of the impact of the UK Green Investment Bank since its inception in 2012 as well as an evaluation of its future role. The deadline for responses is  Monday 11th May, and we would encourage members to contribute…

Posted in: News for Members, Policy updates

Tags: DECC, BIS, Green investment Bank, financial incentives, renewable financial incentives, funding, biogas, anaerobic digestion, Matt Hindle

Read more

Have your say on the future of the Green Investment Bank

Locked!

*Members Only*

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) have commissioned NERA Economic Consulting to conduct a review of the impact of GIB since its inception in 2012 and to evaluate its future role. We will be responding as ADBA, and encourage members to share…

Posted in: News for Members

Tags: GIB, Green investment Bank, finance, funding, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, BIS, DECC, Matt Hindle

Read more

ADBA evaluates party manifestos

Locked!

*Members Only*

Each of the main political parties have emphasised their green credentials to varying degrees in recent months. This week has seen each of the parties release their manifesto documents, enabling us to analyse their pledges in more detail. The Labour Party Labour’s manifesto commitment to support green gas…

Posted in: Policy updates

Tags: party manifestos, manifesto, Parliament, general election, Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, biogas, decarbonisation, Circular Economy, waste management, recycling, food waste, resource efficiency and zero waste britain act, landfill tax, greenhouse gas emissions, Green investment Bank, zero carbon britain, Derek Sivyer

Read more

ADBA welcomes Labour’s green manifesto pledges

Labour has today published its party manifesto document, which includes a number of key commitments for the renewables industry. The manifesto includes pledges to: Create an Energy Security Board to plan and deliver the UK’s energy mix; including a commitment to green gas. Introduce a legal target to…

Posted in: ADBA Press Release, Policy updates

Tags: party manifesto, general election, Labour, labourrenewables, biogas, food waste, energy security board, decarbonisation, Green investment Bank, GIB, manifesto, low carbon, Derek Sivyer

Read more

Anaerobic digestion: fuelling the way to greener, smarter cities

The concept of a ‘smart city’ is often taken to mean cutting-edge digital technology, but it is just as important that planners and architects embed circular economic models at the heart of our future city designs. As well as supporting a sustainable portfolio of urban renewable energy technologies,…

Posted in: Policy updates

Tags: clickgreen media, editorial, smart cities, urban landscapes, future cities, planning, Green investment Bank, Circular Economy, closed loop, shaun kingsbury, recycling, biomethane, energy infrastructure, source segregation, food waste, Derek Sivyer

Read more

GIB recognises anaerobic digestion as central to greener, smarter cities

Anaerobic digestion (AD) has been highlighted as one of the top ten vital renewable technologies for smart cities in a Green Investment Bank report published yesterday, ten ways to modernise and improve UK urban infrastructure.  ADBA Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, commented:  Anaerobic digestion, as one of the few…

Posted in: ADBA News, ADBA Press Release, News for Members

Tags: Green investment Bank, GIB, Circular Economy, smart cities, cities, closed-loop, urban design, shaun kingsbury, Derek Sivyer

Read more

Green Investment Bank community funding to include AD projects

Earlier this week, Business Secretary Vince Cable announced a new £60m investment by the Green Investment Bank and the Strathclyde Pension Fund (SPF) in community-scale renewable energy projects, through Albion Community Power.  According to the announcement GIB has committed to provide up to £50m with…

Posted in: News for Members, Policy updates

Tags: GIB, Green investment Bank, BIS, finance, funding, funding opportunity, Matt Hindle

Read more

Industry urges policy detail as Shadow Energy Secretary reinforces Labour’s support for green gas

Last month ADBA welcomed a Labour Party policy document, which reiterated the Party’s aspiration to make Great Britain a world leader in low carbon technology and green jobs. Key green objectives outlined in the policy document include: Creating a million new high technology, green jobs by 2025. Setting a…

Posted in: Policy updates

Tags: labour party, green gas, green jobs, biomethane, Derek Sivyer, Green investment Bank, lobby strategy, lobbying, MP, Parliament, lanfill ban, food waste

Read more

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…

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

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

Read more

Government promises greater financial support for on-farm AD

Locked!

*Members Only*

Good news for small scale on-farm AD could be in the offing following Defra’s response to the Ecosystem Markets Task Force report. The Task Force report, which was written by business and industry leaders, made a number of recommendations to support the growth of on-farm AD, including an assurance…

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

Tags: AD loan fund, Defra, Ecosystem Markets Task Force report, Green investment Bank, Jordan Marshall, on-farm AD, source segregation, Wrap

Read more

Financing AD Projects: GIB analysis and lessons from ADBA’s Finance Forum

Locked!

*Members Only*

As we reported earlier this week, the Green Investment Bank has published its first market report on the AD sector. Most of the headlines generated concentrated on the statement that “GIB is actively investigating the opportunity to directly participate in up to £50mn of financing for AD projects”. Just as…

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

Tags: finance, Finance Forum, Green investment Bank, Matt Hindle

Read more

Green Investment Bank considers £50m debt finance for AD

Locked!

*Members Only*

Addressing issues around financing anaerobic digestion projects, the Green Investment Bank (GIB) has published its first market report on AD. As well identifying the opportunities and barriers for investment, it was pleasing to read that the GIB is ‘actively investigating’ the option of directly investing £50m of debt financing for…

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

Tags: Green investment Bank

Read more

How much will the Green Investment Bank help AD?

Locked!

*Members Only*

Today saw the formal launch of the Green Investment Bank (GIB), with Business Secretary Vince Cable MP travelling to Edinburgh to declare the institution ‘open for business’. The questions for a sector like AD are how open the bank will really prove to be, and what wider effect it will…

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

Tags: BIS, finance, Green investment Bank, Vince Cable, Wrap

Read more

Green investment Bank must work for AD

 ADBA PRESS RELEASE Reacting to the Deputy Prime Minister’s Speech on the Green Economy today (23 May), including the announcement that the £3bn fund will be available from the Green investment Bank (GiB) from April 2012, Liberal Democrat Peer and ADBA Chairman Lord Redesdale said: I am pleased…

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

Tags: green growth, Green investment Bank, Redesdale

Read more