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New details on value for money initiatives within RHI replacement, GGSS

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In BEIS's consultation on Future Support for Low Carbon Heat, the Green Gas: Ensuring value for money through tariff changes section, pages 16-17, a degression mechanism is proposed to adjust tariffs to reflect true industry costs, and they ask for further suggestions to improve value for money. As potential…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, food waste, renewable financial incentives, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, ggss, green gas support scheme

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Changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive: urgent call for industry feedback

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This week, BEIS released a number of consultations on future support for clean heat. Among them was a stakeholder notice outlining the government’s intention to make changes to the Non-Domestic RHI (NDRHI) scheme, including the response to the COVID-19 crisis, with an urgent deadline of 19th May to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, beis, Ofgem, digestate, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, covid-19, corona virus, coronavirus, rhi tariff guarantees

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Prime Minister confirms a successor to the RHI in the pipeline

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In last week’s Prime Minister’s Questions, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that the Government is looking into successor arrangements for the non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Answering to Alex Chalk MP’s question on the necessity for a successor of the incentive, Boris reassured…

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Ofgem seeking evidence on commissioning equipment for biomethane

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Ofgem have put out a call for evidence to better understand the industry standards and practices for commissioning of biomethane plants. ADBA, along with other industry associations, has raised concerns with Ofgem and BEIS that this must not add additional uncertainty to the industry around meeting commissioning deadlines. Ofgem will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RHI, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, financial incentives, call for evidence, commissioning, rebecca thompson

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Conservatives Publish Election Manifesto

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The Conservative Party has published its manifesto for the 2019 election, which includes several key policies relevant for the AD sector, which are outlined below. The Conservatives will use the £1 billion ‘Ayrton Fund’ to develop affordable and accessible clean energy that will ‘improve lives and help us…

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Liberal Democrats Publish Manifesto

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The Liberal Democrats have published their manifesto for the 2019 election, dedicting an entire chapter to green issues. Their topline policies include: ● An emergency programme to insulate all Britain’s homes by 2030, cutting emissions and fuel bills and ending fuel poverty. ● Investing in renewable power so that at least 80 per…

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Application support available: Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP)

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Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Management will be hosting two Application Seminar sessions on the 29th November in Birmingham, and 3rd December in London. These sessions will walk applicants through the Heat Networks Investment Project application form. The events will be suitable for those who have submitted a pre-application…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, financial incentives, hnip, triple point, heat network investment project, beis, nick primmer, england, Wales, support, application

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Anaerobic digestion trade association publishes wish list for General Election manifestos

Anaerobic digestion trade association publishes wish list for General Election manifestos As the UK prepares for a December General Election, the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has written to national party leaders setting out a list of policies for the new government to embrace.  In her letter,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, treasury, cabb, general election

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Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body

Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body in light of Oil and Gas Authority report Government needs to look at alternatives following the suspension of fracking as recommended by Oil and Gas Authority. Biogas offers an environmentally friendly alternative that has the potential to…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, shale gas, fracking, government

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Member Press Release - A circular economy solution using algae to create value from food and farm AD

A circular economy solution using algae to create value from food and farm AD waste A group of pioneering anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in North West Europe are working with scientists to grow algae using nutrient rich digestate. The idea is to use the algae and it’s components…

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Anaerobic digestion trade association submits proposals to Government ahead of the Budget

Anaerobic digestion trade association submits proposals to Government ahead of the Budget *Update - the Government has now postponed the Budget pending a general election vote* Letter to Chancellor highlights the industry's potential towards achieving the Government's Net Zero emissions target and the impact of uncertainty…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, Defra, beis, financial incentives, chancellor of the exchequer, budget, cop26, cabb

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Clean Energy Fund Launched by Tees Valley Mayor

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Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen is urging local community groups to take advantage of a £1.35 million pot to deliver regional clean energy projects. The Rural Community Energy Fund is being delivered by the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority. It provides grant funding to rural community groups that…

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ADBA PRESS RELEASE - COP26 in the UK - a unique opportunity to put the UK biogas industry on the map

COP26 in the UK - a unique opportunity to put the UK biogas industry on the map Glasgow will host the COP26 meeting in December 2020 following Turkey's withdrawal UNFCCC Secretariat called for biogas to be "at the table" when governments design their Nationally Determined Contributions to the Paris Agreement. …

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Delving into the Scottish Programme for Government

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With the UK Government and Parliament currently paralysed, it can be easy to forget that in Scotland, the devolved government is relatively stable, and has recently produced its Programme for Government for the next year.  This contained several policy proposals to tackle the Climate Emergency that may be relevant…

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Incentivising gas to grid: tell us what you think!

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In last year’s Spring Statement, the Chancellor committed to increasing the proportion of green gas being injected into the gas grid. Today, Rebecca Thompson, our Senior Policy Manager, presented ADBA’s initial thinking on what a policy mechanism to achieve this would look like, at an Energy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, beis, UK AD & Biogas, renewable financial incentives, RHI, british green gas, green gas, financial incentives, renewable gas, spring statement, post-rhi, consultation, green gas mechanism, green gas consultation, rebecca thompson

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