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COO sought by sustainability management agency to reduce global emissions by at least 12% by 2030

COO sought by sustainability management agency to reduce global emissions by at least 12% by 2030 Help us deliver on our clients' biogas and climate change commitments We Are Orchard, the management agency for the UK’s Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the World Biogas Association (WBA), is looking…

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Tags: management role, chief operations officer, sustainability, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Charlotte Morton

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RTFC prices reach all-time high of 29.75p

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This January, Renewable Transport Fuel Certificates (RTFCs) have been traded at a price of 29.75p per certificate, just shy of the price cap set at 30p. RTFC value increased substantially through 2019, from ~11p at the start of the year to ~24p by the end. Various geopolitical and economic drivers have…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RHI, rtfc, RTFO, nick primmer, ADBA

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Next Budget to be held on 11 March

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On Tuesday 7 January, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid MP, has launched the Budget process and confirmed that the next Budget will be held on Wednesday 11 March 2020. This Budget will crucially be the first major financial update from Sajid Javid after Britain leaves the EU on 31 January 2020 and will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, RHI, UK AD & Biogas, policy, HM Treasury, budget, giulia ceccarelli, brexit, budget asks, decarbonisation

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Important Call for Evidence – Waste Quality Protocols Review

The Environment Agency are in the process of reviewing the QPs for Compost, Anaerobic Digestate, and Poultry Litter Ash. At this point no decision has been made as to whether the Environment Agency (EA) will continue or withdraw its support for these QPs. ADBA would like your input so we…

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Tags: Environment Agency, quality protocol, anaerobic digestion, digestate, regulations, sam hinton

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Nitrates and Slurry & Silage Storage Regulations Review by DEFRA

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The Water Quality and Agriculture Team at Defra is reviewing the Nitrates and Slurry & Silage Storage Regulations (the Terms of Reference for this review can be found here). It aims to update the 2015 Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations in response to stakeholder feedback. SSAFO (Slurry and Silage) Regulations is included…

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Tags: Defra, saffo, nitrate, digestate, anaerobic digestion, regulations, sam hinton

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The European Green Deal

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Faced with the imperative of climate change, the EU implemented The European Green Deal on 11 December 2019. The deal sets out plans to reach carbon neutrality by 2050 with new legally binding measures on businesses and imposition of a price on carbon emissions. This is an extremely positive strategy as it aims…

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Food for Thought at the ADBA National Conference

‘When food waste can’t be prevented, we want more of it going to AD,’ says Dr Peter Maddox, Director of WRAP UK. Outlining the organisation’s priorities here, he calls for closer collaboration with ADBA to optimise food waste feedstock for AD and facilitate more…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, ADBA National Conference, biogas

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Final call to complete WRAP’s survey on the AD and composting industry

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Defra has asked WRAP to provide up-to-date information about the capacity and throughput of the AD and organics industries across the UK. By completing the survey, Defra, ADBA and other associations will gain further insight into the industry, helping to inform the development of future policy. The data gained will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, nick primmer, Wrap, winning moves, Survey

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ADBA renews its pre-election asks from the new Conservative Government to support the UK AD industry

ADBA renews its pre-election asks from the new Conservative Government to support the UK anaerobic digestion industry   Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association Chief Executive Charlotte Morton congratulates Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his General Election victory She however emphasises her pre-election call for the new Government to unlock…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, Charlotte Morton, general election, net zero, uk government

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Call for Case Studies: Industrial Energy Transformation Fund consultation

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This is a final call for case studies to inform the design of next year’s Industrial Energy Transformation Fund’s (IETF) – a £315m government fund set to help reduce UK industrial emissions. This scheme is specifically geared towards companies (e.g. food/drinks manufacturers) operating…

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Tags: beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, consultation, nick primmer, case studies, ietf, industrial energy transformation fund, industry, onsite AD, fuel switching

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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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ADBA praises global biogas industry commitment to deliver 12% reduction in global greenhouse gases

The World Biogas Association, of which ADBA is a founder member, issues Declaration to deliver 12% global GHG emissions reductions by 2030, signed by major industry players. It's the first time so many powerful organisations join forces to address climate change and demand that world governments unlock the potential of the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, press release, Charlotte Morton

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Energy Networks Association (ENA) consultation on network innovation priorities

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Working with Regen, ENA are updating the strategies that guide network innovation. You can provide your feedback and thoughts on the matter through the completion of their 5-15 mins survey – click here to take part. This is an opportunity to shape the innovation priorities at the heart of our…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, ENA, regen, energy networks association, consultation, innovation, network, nick primmer, research and innovation, Survey

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How can AD deliver Scotland’s local energy plan? Feed in your views!

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The Scottish Government is consulting on its Local Energy Policy and ADBA's is be feeding in to make sure AD is part of the solution! But we want to hear from you to make sure we're representing the views of our members. We are carefully reviewing the Policy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, UK AD & Biogas, digestate, Scotland, net zero, just transition commission, rebecca thompson, Scottish Government, adba scottish national conference

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Notice – Reopening Call for OFGEM Case Studies

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As previously advertised, ADBA will be writing to the new Ofgem Chief Executive, Jonathan Brearley regarding a list of issues identified to date amongst the industry stakeholders in their dealings with the office. However, we understand that Mr Brearley will now not be starting at Ofgem until February 2020. As such,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, Ofgem, consultation

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