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Wales Launches Circular Economy Package

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The Welsh Deputy Minister for Local Government has announced that Wales will launch a new £6.5 million Circular Economy Fund. The Fund is intended to help Wales reach the milestones of 70% recycling by 2025 and 100% recycling by 2050, as set out in the Welsh Government’s waste strategy Towards…

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Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3 - documents published

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published the statutory notices required to launch Contracts for Difference Allocation Round 3 (AR3). The Department has also published standard terms and conditions and the Final Allocation Framework for AR3, along with Remote Island Wind schematics. The AR3 opening date will be 29…

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Registration now open for latest Contracts for Difference round

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced that registration for the next round of the Contracts for Difference scheme is now open and accepting bids. The third round is expected to open by May 2019. Projects will be competing for an annual budget of £60 milion for delivery…

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Brexit Update

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Theresa May has held Brexit talks with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron in an attempt to encourage them to support her request for an extension to Article 50. EU leaders are keen to understand what a further extension would be used for and the Prime Minister will be expected to provide…

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Case Study - Implementing AD for Food Waste Collections

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Given the publication of the Government's consultations into implementing the Resources & Waste Strategy, ADBA are undertaking to demonstrate how local authorities can implement seperate food waste collections, and send that inedible food waste to anaerobic digestion. We are pleased to feature Newcastle Under Lyme in Staffordshire, who…

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BEIS Committee to Explore Energy Infrastructure Investment

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The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has launched an inquiry to examine the outlook for future investment in energy infrastructure in the UK. The Committee will be looking at whether the Government needs a new approach to bring forward investment to deliver a low carbon, low cost energy system…

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ABDA Budget review – Good news for transport, work to do on food waste

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This week’s Budget contained some good news for the anaerobic digestion sector, with some hints of more positive action down the line. ADBA welcomed the confirmation that Ministers will maintain the difference between alternative and main road fuel duty rates until 2032 to support the decarbonisation of the UK…

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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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Green issues on the agenda at Conservative Party Conference

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At a key time for the AD industry, with the recent publication of the new Agriculture Bill, forthcoming Budget and the upcoming Resource & Waste Strategy, External Affairs Manager Jon Harrison visited the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham this week to put forward the case for AD to the governing…

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RHI Tariff Guarantee update: 8 provisional tariff guarantees issued

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Following the introduction on 22 May of the Tariff Guarantee application process with the reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Ofgem publishes a progress report on a weekly basis. Here we draw out the key information. You can visit the updated Ofgem page here.   Tariff Guarantee applications update As…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, financial incentives, rhi tariff guarantees, thom koller

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RHI scheme spending and potential degressions - data up to April 2018

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Earlier this month, BEIS published their latest forecasts for estimated spend for the Non-domestic RHI scheme. The latest assessment includes data up to the 30th April 2018, and can be found here. The charts below (click on them to expand), from BEIS, shows forecast expenditure for biomethane and large biogas (…

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Join Our New Public Affairs Group

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It is a critical time for the AD industry, as we await the imminent passing of the RHI into law, and begin to consider future support for the industry once it ends in a few years time. ADBA is a membership organisation, and its therefore hugely important that our public…

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RHI Regulations Update - Contact Your MP

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The long Easter recess has had a knock-on effect on the passage of legislation through Parliament.  The most important piece that has been delayed are the Renewable Heat Incentive regulations, which at the time of writing are still slowly progressing through the Parliamentary process. ADBA is keenly aware that…

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The RHI legislative journey

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The Non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive reforms were laid before Parliament on 8 February. Subject to Parliamentary time, process and approval, it normally takes 6-8 weeks for the regulations to come into force. On this timeline we would expect the regulations coming into force between 26 March and 6 April. This fits with the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, beis, Renewable Heat Incentive, financial incentives, consultation, legislation, House of Commons, House of Lords, thom koller

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ADBA visits Northern Ireland farmers

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On the kind invitation of Morton's, agricultural suppliers since the company was founded in 1856, last week I visited Northern Ireland to meet with AD operators, farmers and agronomists. Morton's supply much of Northern Ireland's agricultural AD plants with the seed they need to grow grass, rye, maize…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, consultation, Northern Ireland, morton's, KWS, silage additive, silage clamps, energy crops, financial incentives, digestate, thom koller

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