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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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Energy Secretary cornered on renewables policy

As well as updating members on ADBA's conversation with the Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, this blog urges members to submit written contributions to the relevant House of Commons Committee concerning the impact recent DECC policy has had on investor confidence.   ADBA today joined a…

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Tags: blog, Parliament, DECC, amber rudd, angus macneil, energy security, low-carbon energy, energy & climate change committee, secretary of state, national grid, gas, HGV, energy networks association, Derek Sivyer, inquiry

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: CPI launches project to produce biomethane from seaweed through AD

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has announced that it is leading a £2.78 million UK based collaboration to help strengthen the UK’s position as a world leader in industrial biotechnology.  The three year project - ‘SeaGas’ - is working on producing biomethane from seaweed…

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Tags: member's press release, cpi, biomethane, seaweed, seagas, crown estate, cefas, sams, queen’s university belfast, newcastle university, manufacturing catapult, R&D, national grid, biogas, bbsrc, EPSRC, industrial biotechnology catalyst, steve broome, merlin goldman, innovate uk, prof mike cowling, biotechnology, Derek Sivyer, Ollie More

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National Grid query to ADBA: how reliable is AD?

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We've been in discussion with National Grid about demonstrating the role that AD can play in supporting the electricity grid. As part of this, they are interested to find out more about the generation profiles/ load factors are for a number of technologies including AD.  Being a…

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Tags: national grid, baseload, grid connection, anaerobic digestion, Ollie More

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National Grid acknowledges AD 40 TWh potential figure

AD potential   In its Future Energy Scenarios planning document published today the National Grid uses ADBA’s figure of 40 TWh as the potential for biomethane. They say 4 billion cubic metres of biomethane could be produced. This equates to 40 TWh - the figure ADBA have been using for some…

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Tags: national grid, Ollie More, power-to-gas

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Lake District Biogas – Sustainable Energy from Cumbrian Cheese

Clearfleau announces start of construction of UK’s first anaerobic digestion (AD) plant to convert bio-degradable cheese production residues into biogas for the gas grid Bracknell 1 July 2015:  Award-winning British company Clearfleau, leading UK-based provider of on-site AD-based treatment solutions for the food and beverage sector, has finished the…

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Tags: member's press release, lake district biogas, cumbria, cheese, Clearfleau, food and beverage, food and drink, first milk, FIT, RHI, residual sludge, biomethane, government, capital, green gas, national grid, whey permeate, phosphate, water framework directive, chemical oxygen demand, nitrates, craig chapman, chris gooderham, stewart mounsey, Environment Agency, tom northway, Derek Sivyer

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Western Power Distribution – electricity network connection surgeries

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Western Power Distribution (WPD) has announced that they will be holding electricity connection surgeries for WPD customers and independent connection providers. The surgeries will run on the dates listed below and enable interested parties (like landowners, ICPs, developers and community groups) to make a 45 minute appointment with an engineer to…

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Tags: western power distribution, biogas to electricity, national grid, grid connection, Ofgem, anaerobic digestion, will bushby

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Devil in the detail – the programme for government

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Following last year’s Autumn Conservative Party conference I wrote that, regardless of the lack of green rhetoric, for the renewables industry the devil is in the detail. The Government has now set out its legislative stall in the Queen’s Speech but there is scant detail there…

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Tags: government, queen's speech, energy bill, onshore wind, paris conference, oil and gas authority, Ofgem, climate change, national grid, green agenda, Parliament, Derek Sivyer

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