Tag: Renewable Energy

Biomethane key to hitting renewable heat targets

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The latest Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES), published in July, show that the UK is still far off meeting its 2020 renewable heat and renewable transport targets. The UK’s targets, set out here, to source 15% of all energy and 10% of transport fuels from renewables by 2020 originate in the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, RHI, beis, RED, renewable heat, renewable transport fuel, renewable electricity, renewable energy, DUKES, emiliano lewis

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ADBA joins other trade bodies to discuss small-scale renewables sector deal for Industrial Strategy

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This week ADBA met with a number of other renewables trade bodies to discuss the possibility of a joint sector deal for small-scale renewables to be submitted to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) as part of the government's Industrial Strategy. The idea for such a…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, industrial strategy, beis, Ollie More, renewable energy, feed-in tariff, clean growth plan

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Applications open for 2018 Ashden Awards

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London-based charity Ashden is seeking entries for its 2018 UK green energy awards. Two of the key areas they are interested in would be suitable for applications relating to AD: Innovation and new approaches to renewable energy generation. Businesses, projects or programmes that have found innovative ways to reduce pollution…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, Awards, renewable energy, sustainable transport, air pollution

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New conference to examine role of anaerobic digestion in Northern Irish economy

A new conference is set to examine the role that anaerobic digestion (AD) can play in waste management, agriculture, renewable energy generation, and climate change mitigation in Northern Ireland. AD is a natural process that recycles organic materials including food waste, sewage, agricultural waste, and purpose-grown energy crops…

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Tags: Northern Ireland, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, climate change, GHG emissions, agriculture, renewable energy, biomethane, digestate

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Air pollution in towns and cities - how many lives can AD save?

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Defra and DfT are consulting on 'Tackling nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities'. You can access the consultation documents here. Air quality has been improving throughout the UK but levels of pollution still remain dangerously high in many towns and cities. Although local authorities already have the powers…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, Defra, DfT, air pollution, air quality, nox, so2, renewable energy, public health, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, clean air zones, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Biogen listed in Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report

Food-waste-to-renewable-energy expert Biogen has been recognised in the fourth edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report which identifies the fastest-growing and most dynamic SMEs across the UK. Biogen was established in 2005 by entrepreneur and businessman John Ibbett, Chairman of Bedfordia Group. The…

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Tags: member's press release, food waste, renewable energy, anaerobic digestion

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Global expert Geotech to showcase renewable energy solutions at Oman event

Geotech, a QED Environmental Systems company, is showcasing its market-leading solutions at the Oman Energy and Water Exhibition this May. Earlier this year, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) invested £134bn in clean energy projects to ensure that half of the country’s power needs could be generated from…

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Tags: member's press release, renewable energy, gas analysis, groundwater monitoring

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: A new opportunity for biogas in Germany?

Germany was undoubtedly the driving force in Europe for the development of a nation-wide anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas industry. Supported by the Renewable Energy Sources Act (Erneuerbare Energien Gesetz, EEG) this in turn provided the renewable energy blueprint for many other European markets to follow. However, the EEG became…

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, anaerobic digestion, renewable energy, germany, FIT, LNG

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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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Tags: member's press release, food waste, renewable energy, anaerobic digestion

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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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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, doosan enpure, renewable energy, waste treatment, biogas

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