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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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Conservatives Publish Election Manifesto

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The Conservative Party has published its manifesto for the 2019 election, which includes several key policies relevant for the AD sector, which are outlined below. The Conservatives will use the £1 billion ‘Ayrton Fund’ to develop affordable and accessible clean energy that will ‘improve lives and help us…

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Labour Publishes Manifesto

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The Labour Party have published their manifesto, outlining their energy and climate policies for the forthcoming election. Summarised below are their key policies relevant to the AD sector; Labour will create a Sustainable Investment Board to bring together the Chancellor, Business Secretary and Bank of England Governor to oversee, co-ordinate…

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Liberal Democrats Publish Manifesto

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The Liberal Democrats have published their manifesto for the 2019 election, dedicting an entire chapter to green issues. Their topline policies include: ● An emergency programme to insulate all Britain’s homes by 2030, cutting emissions and fuel bills and ending fuel poverty. ● Investing in renewable power so that at least 80 per…

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ADBA submits Budget proposals to Chancellor

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*Update - The Government has now withdrawn the Budget pending a general election motion* ADBA has written to the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, setting out the industry's views on the policies needed to support anaerobic digestion in the years ahead. These priorities focus on encouraging better cross-departmental working to drive…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives

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Government publishes draft Environment Bill

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The Government has published a draft of its new Environment Bill, which is intended to create legally-binding environmental improvement targets. A new independent Office for Environmental Protection will be established to scrutinise environmental policy and law, investigate complaints and take enforcement action against public authorities, if necessary, to uphold…

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UK Budget announced for 6th November

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Sajid Javid MP, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has announced the Government plans to bring forward a Budget on Wednesday 6 November 2019.  The Chancellor has stated: ‘This will be the first Budget after leaving the EU.  I will be setting out our plan to shape the economy for…

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Clean Energy Fund Launched by Tees Valley Mayor

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Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen is urging local community groups to take advantage of a £1.35 million pot to deliver regional clean energy projects. The Rural Community Energy Fund is being delivered by the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority. It provides grant funding to rural community groups that…

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ADBA features in Bioenergy Insight Magazine

Charlotte Morton, ADBA Chief Executive, shows how anaerobic digestion can contribute to greener and more effective use of our land and a cleaner, greener environment. Read the full interview on page 22 of Bioenergy Insight magazine here .

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Delving into the Scottish Programme for Government

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With the UK Government and Parliament currently paralysed, it can be easy to forget that in Scotland, the devolved government is relatively stable, and has recently produced its Programme for Government for the next year.  This contained several policy proposals to tackle the Climate Emergency that may be relevant…

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Incentivising gas to grid: tell us what you think!

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In last year’s Spring Statement, the Chancellor committed to increasing the proportion of green gas being injected into the gas grid. Today, Rebecca Thompson, our Senior Policy Manager, presented ADBA’s initial thinking on what a policy mechanism to achieve this would look like, at an Energy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, beis, UK AD & Biogas, renewable financial incentives, RHI, british green gas, green gas, financial incentives, renewable gas, spring statement, post-rhi, consultation, green gas mechanism, green gas consultation, rebecca thompson

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Happy 10th birthday ADBA!  Celebrating a decade of anaerobic digestion industry support

Happy 10th birthday ADBA!  Celebrating a decade of anaerobic digestion industry support The UK anaerobic digestion (AD) trade association was registered at Company House on 10th September 2009 the UK AD industry has grown 350% since then, with nearly 650 plants currently in operation the sector now has the capacity to power…

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ADBA comment on Spending Review

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ADBA has welcomed elements of the Government’s 1 Year Spending Review, outlined to the House of Commons today (4th September) by the Chancellor, Sajid Javid MP. While, as expected, the 1-year review largely focussed on ensuring the UK is ready for the Government's intended 31st October Brexit deadline,…

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ADBA Press Release - ADBA Welcomes Environmental Funding in Spending Review

ADBA Welcomes Environmental Funding in Spending Review The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association has welcomed elements of the Government’s 1 Year Spending Review, outlined to the House of Commons today (4th September) by the Chancellor, Sajid Javid MP. Amongst other policies, the Chancellor announced a £30 million fund to…

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ADBA Press Release - ADBA Welcomes Scottish Government’s Net Zero Plans

UK Anaerobic Digestion Trade Association Welcomes Scottish Government's Net Zero Plans The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) welcomes the publication of the Protecting Scotland's Future strategy for the coming year by the Scottish Government. A clear aim of the strategy is to end Scotland's contribution…

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