Tag: Financial Incentives

Heat decarbonisation and the role of new AD feedstocks

At some point in the next decade, the government will need to decide how it will largely decarbonise heat by 2050. Clearly the assumption behind this statement is that they remain committed to decarbonisation. Decarbonising the electricity grid will look like a piece of cake compared to the heat sector. And…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, financial incentives, Ollie More

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New Nottingham buses show need for greater biomethane support

ADBA has called for greater government support for low-carbon transport fuels such as biomethane following the launch today of Nottingham City Transport’s (NCT’s) new £17m double-deck ‘Bio-Gas’ bus fleet. NCT’s new fleet will run on biomethane, a low-carbon transport fuel produced…

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Tags: biomethane, transport fuel, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, air quality, financial incentives

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RHI tariffs and degression

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As we announced last week the Renewable Heat Incentive regulations have now been laid before Parliament. Read our blog for further information. From 14 March it will take between 6 and 10 weeks for them to be passed into law. This means the implementation date is expected to be sometime in May. Although…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, rhi tariff guarantees, rhi tariffs, financial incentives, Renewable Heat Incentive, tariff triggers, RHI degression, thom koller

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA calls for new biogas policy as end of Feed-in Tariff nears

With the government today announcing its decision to continue limiting anaerobic digestion deployment in the Feed-in Tariff, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) is calling on the government to put forward a new policy on support for AD on farms and using wastes. Commenting on the announcement, ADBA Chief…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, press release, biogas, Ollie More, financial incentives, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, food waste operators, crop operators

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What’s in store for AD in 2017?

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2016 was the year that 2015's big policy decisions really started to come into effect: the decision of the 2015 spending review to support renewable heat with over £1bn, and the decision to cap AD deployment to the Feed-In Tariff. So we start 2017 with a much stronger heat side of the…

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Tags: Ollie More, anaerobic digestion, biogas, financial incentives, Defra, R&D, FIT, food waste, Ofgem, beis

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PRESS RELEASE: Green gas production doubled in 2016 - ADBA

The UK now has almost 90 plants injecting green biomethane into the gas grid, double the number this time last year, according to a new report published by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) yesterday [8th December]. ADBA’s December 2016 Market Report investigates and explores the growth, developments and…

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Tags: green gas, 2016 market report, adba national conference 2016, Charlotte Morton, chris noyce, RHI, anaerobic digestion, FIT, financial incentives

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DfT create new supplier’s obligation to reduce GHG emissions

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Alongside the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) consultation – news of which you can read about here – DfT have also issued a consultation on the Motor Fuel (Road Vehicle and Mobile Machinery) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations. Whereas the RTFO operates to increase the volume of renewable fuels used…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, financial incentives, GHG emissions, consultation, DfT, upstream abatement, sustainable transport

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BEIS eye up food waste

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At the kind invitation of members, over the last few weeks ADBA has arranged for 25 civil servants to visit AD plants. Last week a group from BEIS, including staff working on the FIT and CfD visited Agrivert’s West London plant. The plant is 2.4MWe, takes 39,000 tonnes of food…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, beis, biogas, Agrivert, Feed-in-Tariff, CfD, thom koller, food waste operators, financial incentives, food waste, FIT, consultation

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Autumn statement: is no news (mostly) good news?

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The Chancellor's first autumn statement was long on doomsday economic forecasting and short on white rabbits, dividing lines or really and kind of serviceable metaphor. While there may be plenty of changes the AD sector would like to see in government policy, in that context a statement short…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, FIT, food waste, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, beis

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Ofgem webinar for FIT applicants

Ofgem have asked us to publicise a webinar on 6th December on “How to submit a successful FIT application” which will mainly focus on applicants converting their preliminary applications to full but will cover a range of topics that may be useful to all those involved in…

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Tags: Ofgem, FIT, feed-in tariff, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Matt Hindle, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives

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CfD second round allocation: BEIS call for views on cost reductions and heat strategy

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In the run up to the next allocation round for Contracts for Difference the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is looking to develop its understanding of how future cost reductions for fuelled technologies may be driven, particularly the cost of fuel over time, sector innovation and improvements in…

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Tags: beis, Contracts for Difference, consultation, financial incentives, biogas, anaerobic digestion, crop operators, food waste operators, levelised costs, thom koller

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ADBA Members hear updates on FIT, RHI, RTFO, food waste and more

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The AD industry gathered in London for ADBA’s Members’ Meeting on Monday, for discussions on a range of industry, policy and political discussions. Political context After an introduction from Charlotte, ADBA Strategic Adviser Chris Huhne shared his thoughts on the political and economic context for the industry.…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, FIT, food waste, renewable financial incentives, Charlotte Morton, Defra, financial incentives, Ofgem, Ollie More, Feed-in-Tariff, beis, thom koller, jess allan, emma thomas, adba map, market report, policy report, data, information

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Government launches Heat Network Investment Project (HNIP) pilot

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Last November, government announced over £300m of funding for heat networks over the next five years, expected to leverage £2billlion of additional capital investment and lead to the construction of hundreds of heat networks in urban and rural areas of England and Wales. Over the summer, BEIS sought…

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Tags: beis, financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, biogas, RHI, food waste operators, crop operators, hnip, heat networks, district heating, consultation, thom koller

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RHI - when will the government set out further details?

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Last week I represented ADBA at the Renewable Heat Industry Advisory Group, which meets to work with government on the development of renewable heat policy – and in the past week the policy team has also held one-to-one meetings with officials in the team about the Renewable Heat Incentive. Following…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, biomethane to grid, beis, financial incentives, transport, RHI, rhi consultation, rhi tariffs, Matt Hindle

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Agrivert achieves first power at 2 of the last food waste plants to be built

Agrivert announces successful completion of G59 (first electricity supply to grid) at its two latest Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facilities; securing their tariffs for the next 20 years. The two new plants in South Wales and North London will strengthen the network of food waste facilities that Agrivert operate to a total…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, member's press release, Agrivert, food waste, food waste operators, financial incentives, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, g59

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