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UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo to discuss future of UK farming

The contribution that anaerobic digestion (AD) can make to supporting UK farmers post-CAP will be a central theme of UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo, the leading global tradeshow for AD and biogas taking place at the NEC in Birmingham on 5-6 July. The show, now in…

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Tags: uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, farming, anaerobic digestion, brexit, CAP, ad & biogas industry awards, best practice scheme, NFU

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Therese Coffey MP welcomes ADBA work on food waste recycling

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Towards the end of last year ADBA joined the CLA, NFU and REA in a joint letter to Dr Therese Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment and Rural Life Opportunities. In our letter we requested a meeting to highlight the benefits of AD and to gain…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste operators, crop operators, CLA, NFU, REA, dr therese coffey, Defra, on farm ad, future of on farm ad, common agricultural policy cap, thom koller

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Reminder - How can AD help Welsh agriculture?

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Back in June I blogged about a set of proposals that have been developed jointly between the Welsh Government, FUW, NFU Cymru, CLA Wales and other key stakeholders. The consultation is coming to a close in the next few weeks and we are in need of member’s opinions…

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Tags: Welsh Government, fuw, NFU, nfu cymru, CLA, cla wales, Wales, consultation, anaerobic digestion, digestate, agriculture, biogas, farm, farm AD, on-farm AD, will bushby

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ADBA’s Board strengthened to support AD surge

UK AD & Biogas 2015 will demonstrate that it’s time to step on the gas with anaerobic digestion (AD) – and industry trade body ADBA has added two new board members to do just that. The Association is aiming to strengthen its leadership across all of the sectors which…

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Tags: press release, ADBA board, farming, sewage, water sector, maxine mayhew, northumbrian water, george gittus, NFU, symonds farm power ltd, on-farm AD, greenhouse gas emissions, bioeconomy, sludge, biomethane, Reading Buses, bus hound, innovation, Derek Sivyer

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How can AD help Welsh agriculture?

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The Welsh Government has put forward a set of proposals that have been developed jointly between the Welsh Government, FUW, NFU Cymru, CLA Wales and other key stakeholders. The strategic framework sets out the challenges and threats facing the agriculture sector in Wales, but also highlights the opportunities, and importantly,…

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Tags: Welsh Government, fuw, NFU, nfu cymru, CLA, cla wales, Wales, consultation, anaerobic digestion, digestate, agriculture, biogas, farm, farm AD, on-farm AD

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Shortlist announced for the UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2015

Announcing the shortlist for the anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas industry’s fourth annual awards, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: An exceptional pace of innovation and entrepreneurship has enabled the industry to flourish through 622 per cent growth over the past five years, and helped scale the industry up…

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Tags: uk ad & biogas 2015, uk ad & biogas industry awards 2015, Charlotte Morton, Charlotte Smith, jonathan scurlock, NFU, nigel horan, sorp, aqua enviro ltd, Awards, shortlist, Agraferm, reynier funke, nijhuis-h2ok, brian scheffe, Edina, sarah farr, Derek Sivyer

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ADBA’s response submitted to EA consultation: digestate storage & NFU landspreading waste checklist

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We have now submitted our response to the EA's Standard Rules Consultation No.14 on landspreading and digestate storage. The EA are reviewing the standard permits available for landspreading operations including for digestate. The consultation asked for views on whether they had correctly identified the risks associated with landspreading and…

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Tags: EA, consultation, land spreading, digestate, Environment Agency, will bushby, NFU, standard rules, anaerobic digestion

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ADBA welcomes DECC action to 'save' smaller scale AD

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Minister of State Greg Barker MP has confirmed that DECC will be consulting on ‘measures, including a tariff review, in January’ to ensure that the small-scale AD sector is not ‘unfairly disadvantaged’ by the anticipated degression of FIT for sub 500 kW AD plants in April 2014, in a…

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Tags: CLA, DECC, degression, FIT, Greg Barker, NFU, NNFCC, RASE, REA

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DECC announce January tariff review to tackle small-scale FIT degression

In very welcome news, DECC minister Greg Barker MP has informed us that they intend to launch a consultation in January to address Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) degression for small scale AD, which will include a tariff review. This is a huge step in the right direction, and addresses the key industry…

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Tags: CLA, DECC, degression, Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, Greg Barker, NFU, RASE, REA, small scale AD

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Q&A with Dr Jonathan Scurlock, NFU

Ahead of UK AD & Biogas 2013 (3-4 July, NEC Birmingham), we asked conference speaker Dr Jonathan Scurlock, National Farmers Union (NFU) about what he is working on and what he is trying to achieve in the next three years:What are you working on at the moment that you’re…

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Tags: NFU, on-farm, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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Hear from our speakers

Ahead of the UK’s biggest AD and biogas trade show we asked our speakers for an insight into what they are working on at the moment and what they hope to get across at UK AD & Biogas 2013. Here are some of their responses:Dr Jonathan Scurlock, NFU What…

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Tags: AHVLA, Monsal, NFU, SFQC, SH+E Group, Tamar Energy, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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Gwyn Jones joins ADBA board

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Gwyn Jones, Vice President of the National Farmers Union (NFU), has been announced as the latest member of The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) board. The NFU is the largest farming organisation in the UK, with a team of 500 staff. It exists to support and represent…

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Tags: ADBA board, farming, Gwyn Jones, NFU, Redesdale

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