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The Rural Community Energy Fund has re-opened, and has moved Department

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The Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) is a £10 million programme which supports rural communities in England to develop renewable energy projects. Anaerobic Digestion has a huge potential to provide energy security to communities, with clean energy supplied by nature. AD projects can deliver significant economic and social benefits to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, Defra, beis, digestate, R&D, UK AD & Biogas, biomethane, biogas, renewable financial incentives, Rural Community Renewable Energy Fund, rural economy, agricultural, farm AD, farm income, Community AD, funding, funding opportunity, rebecca thompson, agriculture policy, net zero, NFU, community energy england, england, manure management, manure treatment

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PRESS RELEASE: Shortlist announced for global biogas awards

Date: 31st May 2019 Embargo: Immediate Shortlist announced for global biogas awards Awards Ceremony will recognise innovation and excellence in all aspects of anaerobic digestion and biogas in the UK and abroad. Winners to be announced at black-tie ceremony on 3rd July in Birmingham. Awards ceremony falls on first night of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, UK AD & Biogas, R&D, Awards, tradeshow

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Member Press Release - POME Dome success for Landia’s biogas digester mixing system in Malaysia

As a growing number of countries move away from lagoon-based systems for the treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME), Landia has gained an important new order to supply nine of its acclaimed GasMix digester mixing systems for the generation of green energy in Malaysia. Situated less than an hour…

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Waste Policy Round Table Discussion

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On 20 May, Rebecca Thompson, our Senior Policy Manager, spoke at a round table event on the UK’s Waste Policy Landscape facilitated by the Royal Society of Chemistry, focusing on the importance of Anaerobic Digestion in recycling food waste and decarbonising agriculture.

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Tags: food waste, rebecca thompson, food waste policy, agriculture policy, PAS110, Wales, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, digestate, Defra, R&D

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Latest news and events from the AD Network

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Dear AD Network Members, We have some relevant external events and opportunities to bring to your attention:   The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) is holding a Workshop on Biofilm Engineering, Edinburgh, 30th April 2019 The workshop will explore problem areas, unmet needs and opportunities in commercial contexts and will review…

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Tags: R&D, anaerobic digestion

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New reports from IEA Task 37

Task 37 is the Bioenergy Task group of the International Energy Agency (IEA) - a branch of OECD - and is devoted to analysis and dissemination of new advances in science and best practice in anaerobic digestion. It is a valuable resource for any business involved in AD, providing sound science,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, research, innovation, iea task 37, R&D, Circular Economy, brewery, farming, thom koller

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What’s on ADBA’s wishlist for 2019?

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton recently set out ADBA's three key wishes for 2019 in MRW Magazine.

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, food waste, biomethane, heat, bioenergy, R&D

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Anaerobic digestion is huge economic opportunity for UK, ADBA tells Treasury

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton has this week written to Robert Jenrick MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, outlining the economic and environmental benefits of AD. Highlighting the benefits it can bring in renewable heat and power (in the form of biogas), clean transport fuel, and natural fertiliser. In her…

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A must-sea: using seaweed for the generation of biogas

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Last week I attended the latest SeaGas event, a project which has – among many other achievements – grown and harvested the largest crop of seaweed in the UK to date. SeaGas is a three year, fully funded project (InnovateUK) to support the development of an AD process which would…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, food waste, seagas, R&D, digestate, seaweed, thom koller

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Increasing the competitiveness of AD - thinkpiece from Dr Mike Mason

Dr Mike Mason, Chairman of Tropical Power, explores how AD can become more cost-competitive with other renewable technologies ahead of UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018.

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Tags: uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, anaerobic digestion, R&D

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Environment Committee Scrutinises Brexit Farming Policy

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The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee has published its response to the Government’s consultation on post-Brexit farming policy. This consultation is intended to from the basis for an Agriculture Bill later this year that will set out the system of support for farmers and the rural…

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ADBA Submission - UK Industrial Strategy

It is vitally important that government recognises that huge role that anaerobic digestion has to play in the UK's Industrial Strategy. As part of the government prioritising areas of focus for its Industrial Strategy, we therefore submitted a proposal to include anaerobic digestion in the government's plans for…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, anaerobic biotechnology, R&D

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Take this survey on AD operational modes

Researchers at Bath University are carrying out a survey to gain insight into the operational modes of anaerobic digesters.  The survey takes two minutes to complete and asks for information on: ​​Feedstock mix used to produce biogas Hydraulic Residence Time (HRT) Digestion temperature Biogas…

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Tags: R&D, operational modes

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MEMBER BLOG: I love cover crops

Mandy Stoker, Managing Director of environmental consultancy and ADBA member E4Environment, shares her love of cover crops and discusses how they can reduce soil degradation ahead of her presentation at the ADBA Research & Innovation Forum 2018, taking place on the 11th April at the University of Sheffield.

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Tags: adba r&i forum, R&D, anaerobic digestion, cover crops, farming, maize

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Putting AD on the Pathway to Zero Subsidy?

You may have noticed the headline for our Research and Innovation Forum this year is "Putting AD on the Pathway to Zero Subsidy".  Of course government has been asking us as an industry for many years when we will match the cost reductions that solar and offshore wind have…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, R&D, research and innovation forum

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