Tag: Renewable Energy

MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Biogen welcomes new investors

Leading food-waste-to-renewable-energy specialist Biogen yesterday announced that it has been acquired by Ancala Bioenergy Limited. The company was purchased for an undisclosed sum from joint venture shareholders Bedfordia Group and Kier Group. Biogen’s seven anaerobic digestion plants recycle a quarter of a million tonnes of food waste annually…

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National Infrastructure Assessment: last chance to contribute to ADBA’s response

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The National Infrastructure Commission is calling for evidence on the UK infrastructure long-term needs. NIC’s National Infrastructure Assessment covers a broad range of topics, many of which could have implications for the AD industry. Topics include: transport, digital communications, energy, water and wastewater (drainage and sewerage), flood risk…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, consultation, national infrastructure commission, national infrastructure assessment, digestate, food waste, renewable financial incentives, renewable energy, decarbonisation, wastewater, solid waste, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, thom koller

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Scottish Government set out vision for Future of Energy in Scotland

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Earlier this week, the Scottish Government published its new energy strategy, The future of energy in Scotland, where following consultation a new vision for 2050 will be set out. Following years of support for renewable generation Scotland has largely decarbonised its electricity production. In recognition of this, in introducing the consultation,…

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Tags: Scottish Government, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, consultation, decarbonisation, RTFO, renewable heat, renewable energy, food waste operators, crop operators, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: South Africa’s first independent landfill gas generation scheme powers up

South Africa's first independent landfill gas-to-power project has begun generation in Johannesburg - providing 3MW of renewable electricity, enough to supply more than 5,500 homes. Project developer ENERGY Systems has started operation at Robinson Deep landfill site in Johannesburg. This is the first stage of a £7.2 million (circa 130 million…

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Tags: gas-to-power, south africa, landfill, renewable energy

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EC release proposals for new Renewable Energy Directive (RED)

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The European Commission (EC) has released its 2016 Winter Package, which includes a proposal for the new Renewable Energy Directive (RED). The title of the package is ‘Clean Energy For All Europeans’ and proposals focus on three main goals: putting energy efficiency first, achieving global leadership in renewable…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, European Commission, RED, red ii, sustainability, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, renewable energy, thom koller

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UK National Infrastructure Assessment call for evidence launched

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The National Infrastructure Commission is seeking views on the development of a National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA) of the UK's long-term needs over a 30-year time horizon. The Commission provides government with impartial, expert advice on major long-term infrastructure challenges. The NIA will cover a broad range of topics, many…

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Tags: consultation, national infrastructure commission, national infrastructure assessment, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, digestate, food waste, renewable energy, decarbonisation, carbon budgets, wastewater, Sewerage treatment, solid waste, heat, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Doosan moves to site scale plant trials of its sonix feedstock pre-treatment

Doosan moves to site scale plant trials of its sonixTM feedstock pre-treatment system for anaerobic digestion Doosan Enpure is one of the 4 R&D centres of excellence of worldwide Doosan Water Business Group specialising in waste treatment and renewable energy technologies. Doosan actively invests in its waste and renewable…

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: ETW Energietechnik develop SmartCycle PSA to upgrade biogas to RNG

80,000 hours on-stream time, more than 99 percent availability and purity Moers, 4th Oktober 2016: The Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) technology is recognized for decades as an effective and feasible process for gas upgrading in different large scale industrial applications. The German company ETW Energietechnik GmbH located in the city…

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Tags: biogas, biomethane, member's press release, etw energietechnik, biogas upgrading, renewable energy

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House of Lords UK energy policy inquiry: help us show that AD is better than Hinkley Point C

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The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee (EAC) inquiry into the economics of UK energy policy closes next week. You can download our draft response here. Comments are of course welcome. The Committee is considering recent policy interventions and current subsidies in the energy market. It will present a report…

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Tags: economic affairs committee, House of Lords, consultation, energy policy, renewable energy, renewable financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, FIT, Renewables Obligation, crop operators, food waste operators, energy market design, efficiency, energy bill, hinkley point c, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: BioConstruct signed up for new AD projects in UK

Bioconstruct: UK-projects in 2016 sum up to more than 17 MW of installed electric capacity Melle, 26.07.2016: BioConstruct GmbH managed to expand its market position within the UK by signing up for two new waste-to-energy projects in UK within the last two weeks. Both projects will treat pumpable waste and…

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Tags: member's press release, bioconstruct, renewable energy, Renewables Obligation, renewable financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, biogas, CHP, food waste, gas to grid

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: WELTEC BIOPOWER South American Egg Producer Invests in German Energy Plant

WELTEC BIOPOWER to Build 800-kW Biogas Plant in Colombia WELTEC BIOPOWER will shortly start building an anaerobic digestion plant for Colombia‘s largest egg producer. The 800-kW biogas plant is to go live in early 2017. In terms of the feedstock input, the operator Incubadora Santander, which produces about 3.5 million…

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Tags: Weltec Biopower, anaerobic digestion, renewable energy, chicken manure, crop operators, biogas, member's press release

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Puregas Solutions for North America

August 2016 marked the official opening of Puregas Solutions new North American sales office. Located in in Culver City, CA. Puregas Solutions bring the industry leading CApure biogas upgrading technology to the North American market for the very first time. Puregas Solutions and Unison Solutions, Inc. are pleased to announce that…

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Tags: member's press release, Purac Puregas, puregas solutions and unison solutions, biogas upgrading, renewable energy, international growth, biogas, biomethane as a transport fuel, gas grid injection

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ADBA to tell Economic Affairs Committee about failures in the energy market

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The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry into the Economics of UK Energy Policy.  The Committee is to consider the present mix of policy interventions and subsidies in the energy market. It's core question is what are the failures, if any, in the…

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Tags: economic affairs committee, House of Lords, consultation, energy policy, renewable energy, renewable financial incentives, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, FIT, RHI, Renewables Obligation, energy market design, research and development, renewable technologies, efficiency, energy bills

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: £18M green energy plant opens in North Yorkshire

On Friday 1st July, 2016 a sustainable energy plant that will turn tens of thousands of tons of food waste into gas and electricity was launched in North Yorkshire by JFS & Associates and Iona Capital. The Leeming Biogas facility is one of the largest anaerobic digestion plants in the…

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Tags: member's press release, AD, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste operators, JFS & Associates, iona capital, lord kerslake, north yorkshire, renewable energy

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Brexit and biogas

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The UK’s politics and economy are entering a period of extreme uncertainty, the impacts of which we can only guess for now. Today’s stock and currency market reactions are extreme, but unsurprising in the circumstances. Markets appear to have expected a ‘remain’ vote, so…

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Tags: DECC, Defra, Europe, European Union, eu referendum, EU, Circular Economy, circular economy package, farming, CAP, food waste operators, food waste, recycling, digestate, energy policy, renewable energy, anaerobic digestion, biogas, crop operators, Matt Hindle, financial incentives

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