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The Future of Gas

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Launched yesterday in conjunction with the Future Energy Scenarios (see my blog on this here), the Future of Gas progress report explores the role of gas in a low carbon future, from the perspective of National Grid, which operates the UK’s gas transmission network. You can download the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, national grid, future energy scenarios, future of gas, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, thom koller

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National Grid’s 2017 Future Energy Scenarios

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National Grid has today launched their 2017 Future Energy Scenarios (FES). You can access these here. The four scenarios, shown below, are intended to encourage and inform debate, and help drive progress towards a secure, sustainable and affordable energy future. ADBA helped shape the 2017 scenarios and has already begun informing…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, future energy scenarios, national grid, beis, DfT, thom koller, carbon budgets, decarbonisation, paris agreement

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Green gas boost as National Grid secures £5 million for gas bill study

Gas bill pilot project seeks to open the door to more green gas Updating gas bill calculations aims to cut propane use in biogas Scheme could pave the way for a future low carbon gas grid   A trail-blazing pilot scheme that aims to further open the door to lower…

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Tags: ADBA members, national grid, biomethane, green gas, research, research and development, research and innovation, Ofgem

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ADBA meet with National Grid to discuss Future Energy Scenarios

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On Tuesday I attended a workshop on National Grid's Future Energy Scenarios (FES). Stakeholders provided feedback on FES 2016 and we began dicussing how FES 2017 would be different - both in content and style. The implications of the UK referendum decision to leave the EU were debated: impact on renewable…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, renewable financial incentives, national grid, future energy scenarios, district heating, heat, research and innovation, Climate Change Act, carbon budget, brexit, thom koller

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ADBA to defend embedded benefit

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Over the summer Ofgem has held a short ‘open letter’ consultation on embedded benefit, which expresses concern over Transmission Network Use of System (TNUoS) demand residual payments that “has increased significantly and is due to rise even further.” You can read the letter in full on…

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Tags: Ofgem, national grid, embedded benefits, triad, embedded benefit, tnuos, cmp264, cmp265, food waste operators, crop operators, anaerobic digestion, Matt Hindle, thom koller

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ADBA pushes to retain ‘embedded benefit’ payments for AD operators

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Earlier this week, I met Ofgem to discuss their open letter on changes to ‘embedded benefits’, which could ultimately reduce the ‘triad’ payment available to AD operators.  We have also joined other organisations including the Association for Decentralised Energy in a joint letter to BEIS…

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Tags: Ofgem, national grid, embedded benefits, embedded benefit, triad, tnuos, cmp264, cmp265, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, crop operators

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Project CLoCC update

Project CLoCC is a project which aims to minimise the cost and time of connections to the National Transmission System (NTS), with a focus on unconventional gas connections. The project started in February 2016 and is due to finish in October 2018.  The project’s core objectives are: To reduce…

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Tags: clocc, innovation, transmission network, gas network, emma thomas, project, project update, update, national grid

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE - Greenlane Biogas notches up its 100th order for biogas upgrading systems

Manufacturer of biogas-to-biomethane upgrading plant, Greenlane Biogas is celebrating the commencement of supply of its 100th system for a site in the UK. The company, a member of Pressure Technologies plc, is the world’s largest manufacturer of such systems, with sites operating around the world in more than 20…

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Tags: greenlane biogas, member's press release, biogas, Biomethane upgrading, biogas upgrading, biomethane, national grid

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Limejump joins ADBA

We are pleased to announce that Limejump is now a member of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association. Limejump is a technology-driven utility providing famers and landowners with small – scale generators, including AD Biogas, with the most competitively priced Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) on the market and full access…

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Tags: member's press release, ADBA, limejump, famers, landowners, ppa, national grid, demand response programme, jj power, malaby biogas, weather forecastin

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Reducing the cost to biomethane producers of connecting to the National Transmission System

National Grid have been succesful in winning Ofgem funding to research how to "minimise the cost and time of connections to the National Transmission System (NTS), with particular focus on unconventional gas connections". The £5m project, called "Project CLoCC - Customer Low Cost Connections", will achieve this by …

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, RHI, Ofgem, national grid, R&D, research and innovation forum 2016, research and innovation forum, adba r&i forum, r&i forum 2016, r&i forum, r&i, biomethane

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: outside the digester is best for Eco with Landia GasMix

Four Landia GasMix systems are close to completing their first year of uninterrupted operation at Eco Sustainable Solutions’ award-winning 1.6MW AD facility in Piddlehinton, near Dorchester, Dorset. Externally-mounted with no moving parts inside the tank, the Landia GasMix systems serve two 2500m3 digesters that primarily contain household food waste. …

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Tags: member's press release, landia gasmix, eco sustainable solutions, dorchester, food waste, pumps, national grid, PAS 110, digestate, fertiliser, stephen harman, trelawney dampney, Derek Sivyer

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Hat trick of awards for UK’s leading food waste recycling business

Premier food waste to green energy firm Biogen has been awarded 3 sought after certifications for its environmental, quality management and health & safety systems. The certifications, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, were awarded by UKAS accredited auditors ISOQAR, and set Biogen apart as one of only a handful of anaerobic digestion …

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Tags: member's press release, food waste, green energy, Biogen, health & safety systems, certification, ukas accredited, renewable electricity, national grid, biofertiliser, kate lister, compliance, iso 9001, iso 14001, ohsas 18001, isoqar, activ, control system, Derek Sivyer

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AD industry welcomes Spending Review support for green gas

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today unveiled plans in today’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement announcement to extend the Renewable Heat Initiative (RHI) with additional funding for new projects until the end of this Parliament. The Government’s energy policy “reset” announced last…

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Tags: press release, budget, Autumn Statement, spending review, chancellor of the exchequer, george osborne, RHI, green gas, heat, renewable heat target, Parliament, HM Treasury, domestic gas, biomethane, biogas, national grid, House of Commons, energy & climate change committee, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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The fumes from ‘renewables bonfire’ will cost lives

ADBA has written to the chair of the Commons Energy Select Committee, Angus MacNeil MP, asking his committee to scrutinise the impact that DECC’s ‘capacity market’ plans will have on levels of deadly air pollution. The Energy Committee is holding an evidence session with National Grid…

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Tags: press release, ECC committee, angus macneil, MP, Parliament, DECC, government, policy, commons, capacity markets, capacity crunch, session hearing, national grid, comeap, who, baseload energy, diesel generators, air pollution, air quality, carbon abatement, Autumn Statement, spending review, chancellor of the exchequer, no2, nitrogen dioxide, hinkley point c, nuclear, ghg, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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AD as a source of baseload power – ADBA discussions with National Grid

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We've provided information to National Grid's power supply analysis team on the baseload nature of AD. This team in National Grid are tasked with predicting the output from various technologies to determine what capacity is needed (e.g. if one of the technologies does not deliver what is…

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Tags: Ollie More, national grid, baseload, basepower

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