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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: F&P reports ‘significant interest’ at AD and biogas exhibition

Green energy businesses are crying out for investment and looking at the alternative finance sector to provide it, according to F&P Sponsors, the P2P lending specialist. The company, which has an established track record in helping the green sector to find investment to grow, reported ‘significant…

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Tags: member's press release, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, finance, anaerobic digestion, green businesses

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: AD finance provider shortlisted for two industry awards

Cambridgeshire-based company Privilege Finance has been shortlisted for two prestigious awards in recognition of its dedication to providing funding solutions to the UK AD industry. The finance provider is down to the final four of the 2017 AD & Biogas Industry Awards (ADBA) in the category of ‘Best AD Support…

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Tags: member's press release, finance, anaerobic digestion, ad & biogas industry awards, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, optimisation

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

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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…

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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

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: CO2Sense to present at UK AD & Biogas 2015

CO2Sense is pleased to announce that Kulraj Heer of CO2Sense, will be speaking on 2nd July at the UK AD & Biogas 2015 event, as part of a select panel considering the Avenues of Finance for Anaerobic Digestion. The 2 day event will bring together over 3000 visitors and a range…

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Tags: co2sense, kulraj heer, finance, FIT, feedstock, funding, investment, member's press release, Derek Sivyer

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Have your say on the future of the Green Investment Bank

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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…

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

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RHI third party payments consultation - ADBA’s response submitted

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We have now submitted our response to DECC's call for evidence on whether assigning the RHI payment directly to a third party may be useful.  In general we agree that assigning the RHI payment directly to a third party may be useful and could help some plant owners…

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Tags: RHI, finance, Finance Forum, consultation, DECC, will bushby, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane

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RHI third party payments consultation — ADBA’s draft response

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DECC recently asked for evidence on whether assigning the RHI payment directly to a third party may be useful, the consulation closes on Friday 13 March. In general we agree that assigning the RHI payment directly to a third party may be useful and could help some plant owners when applying…

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Tags: RHI, finance, Finance Forum, consultation, DECC, will bushby, anaerobic digestion

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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…

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

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Consultation deadlines

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Over the last few weeks I have blogged asking for help on several different consultations, we are fast approaching several of these deadlines so I thought it might be useful to consolidate all my requests into one small blog. Below are a list of the consulations with the views we…

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Tags: RHI, finance, Finance Forum, consultation, DECC, EA, land spreading, digestate, Environment Agency, European Commission, Europe, emissions, eu emission trading system, eu ets, will bushby, crop operators, workshop

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ADBA responds to changes to EIS funding - 2014 Autumn Statement

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Today ADBA has submitted a response to the Chancellors announcement that companies benefitting from subsidies for the generation of renewable energy will be excluded from benefitting from EIS, SEIS and VCTs with effect from 6 April 2015. We would like to thank all members that provided help and feedback. As soon as…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, FIT, financial incentives, EIS, VCT, will bushby, renewable financial incentives, finance, Finance Forum, HM Treasury, treasury, Autumn Statement

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Changes to EIS funding - deadline for comments 10th Feb

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As you will remember from Matt's blog in December, the Chancellor announced in last year's Autumn Statement important changes to investment rules that could have a real impact on investment in the AD sector. Previously, Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS) & Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) funding had been restricted…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, FIT, financial incentives, EIS, VCT, will bushby, renewable financial incentives, finance, Finance Forum

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DECC seeking views on the introduction of third party finance options for RHI

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As you all know, the Non-Domestic RHI scheme provides important support to the AD sector, and DECC are now looking for views to increase flexibility of the scheme. The department is seeking evidence on whether assigning the RHI payment directly to a third-party may be useful - this could help…

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Tags: RHI, finance, consultation, DECC, will bushby

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EIS for AD investment under threat again

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Yesterday's Autumn Statement had little of note for renewable energy or waste policy, but important changes to investment rules could have a real impact on investment in the AD sector.  Two key passages in the document contain the following regulatory changes, to be effective from April 2015: 1.167 To better…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, FIT, financial incentives, EIS, VCT, Matt Hindle, will bushby, renewable financial incentives, finance, Finance Forum

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Local communities to be offered a stake in new renewable energy projects

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Earlier this week the UK’s renewable energy industry launched a new initiative, supported by the Energy Secretary Ed Davey, to give local communities the opportunity to invest in local renewable energy projects. When Mr Davey published the Community Energy Strategy in January, he asked the renewables industry and…

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Tags: DECC, renewable uk, Ed Davey, shared ownership, finance, will bushby

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Consultation on 'shared ownership' rights for renewables launched

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A consultation has been launched on industry-led ‘shared ownership’ proposals for renewable energy installations. The draft report to comment on is available here. The process to put together these proposals came from DECC’s Community Energy Strategy, and the Secretary of State has been clear that DECC would seek to…

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Tags: DECC, finance, shared ownership

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