Tag: Crop

Agriculture focus - what feedstocks are farm AD plants using?

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As part of our ongoing AD market analysis, we have done some analysis at ADBA on the types of feedstocks used and the crop/manure split in the agriculture sector of the AD industry. The following is based on industry information gathered and updated on our ADBA Pipeline, which is…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis, farm AD, agriculture, Defra, farm waste, crop

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DEFRA modelling of land rents finds “no significant influence of proximity to AD plants”

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DEFRA have published the results of economic research on the local impacts of anaerobic digestion on agricultural land rental values and the environment.  In terms of land rentals the key finding is that "Spatial modelling of land rental values found no significant influence of proximity to AD plants."…

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Tags: crop operators, crop, crop best practice, biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, maize, land rents, land prices, Defra

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Executive Dinner Debate: food & fuel, not food vs. fuel

ADBA’s first dinner debate has concluded that the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry needs to ‘move the debate’ on sustainability and demonstrate that food and fuel production is complementary rather than competing. Held in central London under Chatham House Rule, the debate included farmers, farming bodies, AD…

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Tags: executive dinner debate, chatham house rule, sustainability, food vs fuel, bioenergy, biodiversity, crop, press release, Derek Sivyer

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: new Larrington Hopper Shredder offers more surface area for more gas

At Larrington Green Energy, a division of Larrington Trailers, we have been developing a new unique shredding technology born from several decades of sales and production of straw shredders and straw removers for covering carrots and strawberry crop. We have adapted designed and innovated proven technology and patented these new…

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Tags: member's press release, larrington green energy, larrington trailers, shredding technology, digesters, arable farming, crop, vegetables, fruit, Derek Sivyer

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Update on biomethane sustainability criteria

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We held our latest meeting with DECC on biomethane sustainability criteria yesterday, following discussions over the past few weeks. Notes from this meeting are below. Meeting with DECC, 11 September 2014 DECC: Andy Davey, Pete Burnill (RHI team); Philip Sargent (Engineer, Strategy and Evidence Group) Trade Associations: Matt Hindle, Ollie More (ADBA);…

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Tags: biomethane, crop, crop feedstocks, DECC, Matt Hindle, RHI, sustainability, sustainability criteria

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