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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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Italian Biogas Inspiration

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ADBA External Affairs Manager Jon Harrison was lucky to join a delegation to Lombardy last week, hosted by the CircE project and the regional government. There were attendees from several different countries, from Bulgaria, Slovenia, Spain, Italy, France and Cyprus. The schedule was pretty full-on and over the two and…

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ADBA sets out views on RIIO2 price controls

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Ofgem sets revenues for gas and electricity network companies through the RIIO process, this stands for Revenue = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs. Yesterday we submitted our response to Ofgem's RIIO-2 sector specific consultation on the price control for gas distribution, 'GD2'. You can view this response here. In…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Ofgem, riio2, riio-2, gas distribution network, GDNs, beis, clean growth, decarbonisation, heat decarbonisation, consultation

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BEIS confirm no RHI tariff degression for 1 April 2019

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As we suggested would likely be the case back in January, government has this week confirmed that there will not be a degression for biomethane and large biogas tariffs under the RHI or for small and medium biogas on 1 April 2019.   Biogas and biomethane tariffs The below table shows current…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, beis, Renewable Heat Incentive, degression, thom koller

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What took place at the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019

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Yesterday we held the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019, taking place in Glasgow. The event saw over a hundred delegates come together to discuss future AD policy and technology, share success stories and preparations made for Brexit. The day kicked off with a welcome from David Newman, President of the World…

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Biomethane production to continue its positive trend in 2019

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Biomethane from AD has continued its growth through 2018. At the end of the year, almost a hundred of anaerobic digesters were producing and injecting biomethane to the grid with a combined capacity of 4.7 Terawatts per hour (TWh). Using different feedstocks (waste, agriculture or sewage), these plants have a combined production…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane as a transport fuel, alberto rocamora

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ADBA sets out views on long-term heat decarbonisation options

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In recent weeks BEIS has been calling for views on their evidence review for long-term heat decarbonisation, Clean Growth: Transforming Heating. You can read the evidence review here.   Summary of the evidence review As we set out in our earlier blog, available to read here, this report from …

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Tags: food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, RHI, renewable financial incentives, beis, riio2, heat decarbonisation, Ofgem, waste hierarchy, thom koller

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Decoding the RWS consultation (I): consistency

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As explained in our dedicated blog and press release, the Consultation on Consistency in Household and Business Recycling Collections in England. We are going to publish a series of articles covering some aspects included in the consultation: Different collection systems Garden waste and food waste Consistency framework On the…

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ADBA’s Food Waste Operator Group to meet on 21 March

Following the launch this week of the consultation on Waste and Recycling: making recycling collections consistent in England ADBA's Food Waste Operator Group will be meeting on 21st March to discuss the consultation, what it means for plants and to debate key themes and questions raised. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, Defra, consultation, resources and waste strategy, fwog, food waste operators group, thom koller

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Reforming the packaging responsibility system and a plastics tax

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As set out in the blog we published earlier today, Defra has today launched a consultation on consistency and separate food waste collections. You can learn about this here. Three other consultations are running to take forward the ambition of the Resources and Waste Strategy. Here we…

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Defra consults on England-wide roll-out of separate food waste collections

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Following the publication of the Resources and Waste Strategy at the end of last year and after years of campaigning by the AD industry and others, Defra has today launched four consultations to take forward government proposals. The four consultations are on: Waste and recycling: making recycling collections consistent…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Defra, resources and waste strategy, fwog, food waste operators group, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, thom koller, alberto rocamora

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1st April RHI tariff degression update

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As we reported on 25 January, due to the removal of 41 biomethane applications from the scheme, the first month of data that is used to inform the April degression showed considerable headroom in the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) forecast expenditure. You can read our previous blog here. We have…

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Claire Perry MP shows support for biomethane

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Following consultation last year, Bright Blue has published a new report on gas decarbonisation. You can read Pressure in the Pipelines here. Welcoming the report Claire Perry MP, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, commented: "Hydrogen and biomethane can help deliver serious climate action…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, Renewable Heat Incentive, post-rhi, RHI, GDNs, decarbonisation, claire perry mp, beis, thom koller

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Labour Publish Green Economy Proposals

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The Labour Party have set out their plans for a ‘Green New Deal’, after previously promising to create hundreds of thousands of new green jobs across the country. The proposals, outlined by Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary, will involve a national call for evidence and a…

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New Data On Food Waste Collections

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Our ongoing parliamentary engagement with supportive MPs has turned up some interesting information on the tonnage of food waste currently collected by those local authorities who separately collect it. We are currently tabling additional parliamentary questions so to find out the potential total tonnage that could be collected per authority,…

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