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ADBA presents at summit on future waste policy

Rebecca Thompson, ADBA's Senior Policy Manager, presented the key role that AD plays in food and farm waste policy at a round-table discussion organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry's Energy Sustainability and Environment Division. The event brought together academics, industry experts, and representatives from government to discuss…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, food waste, RHI, renewable financial incentives, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, digestate, Defra, rebecca thompson, royal society of chemistry, food waste policy, agriculture policy

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Industry cleared of Northern Ireland subsidy claims

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Site inspections by the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland have disproved claims that "phantom" renewable power plants earned large sums of subsidy payments. However, it has said that a small number of plants, which are currently set up to operate in a way to attract maximum…

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Sustainability Hub and ADBA launch new APPG

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The Sustainability Hub, of which ADBA is a member, has set up a new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG to help promote and develop ideas to meet the Government’s new Net Zero obligations. The Hub is a business, NGO and academic forum championing action for a low carbon…

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One-year government spending round announced

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Boris' new government has announce that they will be carrying out a short-term spending round to cover the next year, which will be followed by a full Spending Review once Brexit negotiations have been completed. This is to provide financial certainty to Departments as they prepare for Brexit, but may…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, renewable financial incentives, UK AD & Biogas, beis, food waste operators, Feed-in-Tariff, financial incentives, digestate, spending review, rebecca thompson, government, government policy, green policy, energy policy

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PRESS RELEASE - ANAEROBIC DIGESTION BODIES WELCOME IPCC REPORT ON CLIMATE AND LAND

PRESS RELEASE - ANAEROBIC DIGESTION BODIES WELCOME IPCC REPORT ON CLIMATE AND LAND Report highlights the scale of the impact of our agricultural system on the environment and the important role land management can play in climate mitigation World Biogas Association and UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association emphasise the…

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Meeting with the Department for International Trade

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Yesterday, Rebecca Thompson, our Senior Policy Manager, met with the Renewable Energy leads at the Department for International Trade (DIT) to discuss ADBA’s vision for the future of the industry. They discussed outcomes from the industry workshop held in June at DIT and the importance of supporting the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, renewable financial incentives, biogas, government support, government, net zero, rebecca thompson, department for international trade, export, policy, climate change

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ADBA engages with local authorities

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As part of our ongoing stakeholder engagement on the implementation of separate food waste collections, Jon Harrison and Charlotte Morton recently met Hilary Tanner from the Local Government Association, to discuss local authority views on this important policy. We agreed on the critical importance of the promised government funding, given…

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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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Meeting between ADBA and BEIS about future policy support for electricity generation

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Last week Rebecca Thompson, Senior Policy Manager at ADBA, met with the Head of Biomass Electricity at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to discuss the Anaerobic Digestion sector. They discussed that new support for renewable electricity generation, Contracts for Difference, did not effectively support biogas electricity generation…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, FIT, Defra, Feed-in-Tariff, renewable financial incentives, CAP, beis, Biomass, agriculture, agriculture bill, common agriculture policy, rebecca thompson, biogas to electricity, electricity, renewable electricity, seg, smart export guarantee, CfD, Contracts for Difference

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Engaging with the new Government

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Engaging with the new Government ADBA has hit the ground running in our engagement with the new Government, with Charlotte Morton writing welcome letters, and requesting meetings with, all relevant Secretaries of State at the Treasury, Business, Agriculture, Trade, International Development and Local Government departments. Charlotte has made it clear…

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE   BTS Biogas Srl (BTS) announces new ownership

August 1th, 2019    PRESS RELEASE    BTS Biogas Srl (BTS) announces new ownership. Virtual Equity Partners LLC (VEP) is now sole owner of BTS. The new management aims to increase plant construction sales in Europe and worldwide.    Brunico (BZ), ITALY - The acquisition of 100% of the…

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PRESS RELEASE - ADBA urges new government to keep the momentum on circular economy

Anaerobic Digestion trade association urges new government to keep the momentum on building a sustainable circular economy Anaerobic digestion (AD) can reduce UK GHG emissions by 5% and help the UK meet its net-zero obligations and Paris Agreement commitments. The global AD and biogas industry is only treating 2% of the organic…

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External Press Release: Eco2 looks towards anaerobic digestion with new appointment

Press Release: Eco2 looks towards anaerobic digestion with new appointment For immediate release Leading Welsh renewable energy company, Eco2 has confirmed its ambition to add anaerobic digestion (AD) to its wide-ranging development and asset management portfolio with the appointment of Robert Richards as Biomass Portfolio Manager focusing on AD. Robert…

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PRESS RELEASE - Defra responds to consistency in recycling collections in England consultation

Defra responds to consistency in recycling collections in England consultation ADBA welcomes Defra’s positive decisions on food waste collections for households and businesses ADBA recommendations taken on board Many respondents mention AD as a technology to improve food waste treatment The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA)…

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Government Responds to Resources & Waste Consultation

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The Government has published it’s response to the Resources & Waste Strategy Consultation, to which ADBA responded earlier this year. The response contains positive news for our industry, as Ministers have accepted many of our recommendations – with significant majorities of other respondents also in favour of strong…

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