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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion can underpin Clean Growth Strategy – ADBA

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today welcomed the Clean Growth Strategy published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and said that anaerobic digestion (AD) can play an underpinning role in meeting the strategy’s goals. ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: The multi-faceted…

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, beis, clean growth strategy, heat, electricity, farming, transport, recycling, best practice scheme, RHI, FIT

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Priorities for UK heat and decarbonisation

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Yesterday I attended an event on the ‘priorities for heat networks in the UK: decarbonisation, innovation and efficiency in cooling’. Dan Osgood, Director of the Heat and Business Energy Directorate at BEIS set the scene. He confirmed that the Government would be releasing a heat plan after the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, renewable financial incentives, heat, decarbonisation, future of heat, beis, Ollie More, thom koller

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AD delivering on three fronts – low-carbon heat, electricity and transport

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) publish an annual dataset comparing the output of different sources of renewable energy in the UK. To view the full data set, click here. Though 2016 data is not yet available (due to be published at the end of July), a quick…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, biomethane as a transport fuel, heat, biogas heat

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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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CfD second round allocation consultation: still time to share your views

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With the next allocation round for Contracts for Difference due to commence in April 2017 the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is looking to develop its understanding cost reductions over time for fuelled technologies, sector innovation and improvements in efficiency. The have issued a call for evidence…

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

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UK National Infrastructure Assessment call for evidence launched

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The National Infrastructure Commission is seeking views on the development of a National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA) of the UK's long-term needs over a 30-year time horizon. The Commission provides government with impartial, expert advice on major long-term infrastructure challenges. The NIA will cover a broad range of topics, many…

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Tags: consultation, national infrastructure commission, national infrastructure assessment, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, digestate, food waste, renewable energy, decarbonisation, carbon budgets, wastewater, Sewerage treatment, solid waste, heat, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, thom koller

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CCC endorse biomethane and recommend supportive government policy

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In a set of new reports, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) recommends that the government "vigorously pursue" the full package of measures the CCC has identified if existing UK climate commitments are to be met at least cost. They advise that "[a]cting with urgency to close this policy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, beis, committee on climate change, food waste operators, crop operators, digestate, biofertiliser, heat, fifth carbon budget, thom koller

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ADBA meet with National Grid to discuss Future Energy Scenarios

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On Tuesday I attended a workshop on National Grid's Future Energy Scenarios (FES). Stakeholders provided feedback on FES 2016 and we began dicussing how FES 2017 would be different - both in content and style. The implications of the UK referendum decision to leave the EU were debated: impact on renewable…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, renewable financial incentives, national grid, future energy scenarios, district heating, heat, research and innovation, Climate Change Act, carbon budget, brexit, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Weltec Biopower - Pig Farm Uses Synergies to Generate Energy

Croatian Biogas Plant of WELTEC BIOPOWER Goes Live In summer 2016, a biogas plant of the German plant manufacturer WELTEC BIOPOWER went live in Varazdin, northern Croatia. The 250-kW plant of the pig farmer Dalibor Vrček perfectly suits the farm‘s cycle of food production, liquid manure…

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Tags: member's press release, Weltec Biopower, biogas, pig manure, heat, feed-in tariffs, croatia, food waste, agricultural application

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Digestate optimisation technology for AD operators

Demonstrating how to optimise anaerobic digestion (AD) plant performance, HRS Heat Exchangers will showcase their latest ultra-energy efficient Digestate Concentration System (DCS) on stand D501 at UK AD & Biogas 2016 (6-7 July, NEC Birmingham). With a typical 1.5 MW AD plant producing a much as 40,000 tonnes of liquid digestate each year,…

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Tags: member's press release, hrs, matt hale, hrs heat exchangers, digestate concentration system, uk ad & biogas 2016, digestate, biofertiliser, heat transfer technology, heat, Water, feedstock, Derek Sivyer

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ADBA promotes AD for heat and transport in Parliament

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The Energy and Climate Change (ECC) Select Committee is investigating the 2020 targets of a 15% reduction in energy consumption the UK government, with a 12% renewable generation from the heat sector and 10% of transport. Our response comments on the progress made to date, the challenges the UK faces and potential…

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Tags: ECC committee, renewable energy directive, heat, transport, Renewable Energy Targets, European Commission, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane in transport, DECC, DfT, thom koller

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Will the UK meet its 2020 renewable energy targets for heat and transport?

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To meet the 2020 target of a 15% reduction in energy consumption the UK government has proposed that 12% of the heat sector will be from renewable sources and 10% of transport. The Energy and Climate Change Committee is looking into the challenges and potential solutions required to meet these targets. Our response communicates…

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Tags: ECC committee, renewable energy directive, heat, transport, Renewable Energy Targets, European Commission, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane in transport, DECC, DfT, thom koller

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ECCC inquiry: is the UK on track to meet 2020 renewable energy targets for heat and transport?

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The Energy and Climate Change Committee has launched an inquiry into the challenges and potential solutions required to meet the UK’s 2020 renewable energy targets for heat and transport. You can read the terms of reference here.  To meet the 2020 target of a 15% reduction in energy consumption the…

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Tags: renewable energy directive, ECC committee, heat, transport, Renewable Energy Targets, inquiry, food waste operators, crop operators, European Commission

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Green gas vital to UK carbon abatement

In the wake of a “historic” agreement reached at the Paris Climate Change conference, with a commitment to keep global temperatures well below 20C, the UK government’s revised green gas strategy could place anaerobic digestion (AD) at the heart of UK carbon abatement efforts.  ADBA…

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Tags: press release, paris climate change conference, carbon abatement, greenhouse gases, green gas, government, David Cameron, renewable heat, FIT, fossil fuels, food waste, fertiliser, landfill, decarbonise, farming, transport, heat, electricity, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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AD industry welcomes Spending Review support for green gas

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today unveiled plans in today’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement announcement to extend the Renewable Heat Initiative (RHI) with additional funding for new projects until the end of this Parliament. The Government’s energy policy “reset” announced last…

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Tags: press release, budget, Autumn Statement, spending review, chancellor of the exchequer, george osborne, RHI, green gas, heat, renewable heat target, Parliament, HM Treasury, domestic gas, biomethane, biogas, national grid, House of Commons, energy & climate change committee, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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