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Government to Consider Social Value in Public Procurement

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Government considering social value in public procurement The Government is considering the responses to a consultation that is considering adding an element of ‘social value’ into its public procurement and buying strategies. For example, companies would have to demonstrate that plans to tackle climate change, employment of local…

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Innovation funding for smart, local energy systems

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UK Research and Innovation has made £30 million of funding available as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s Prospering from the Energy Revolution challenge, to support the development of communities-based clean energy systems. UK organisations can apply for up to £3 million in grant funding for projects…

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Tags: innovation, clean energy, Community AD, community energy, uk, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Bioenergy research, research and development, research and innovation, innovation fund, rebecca thompson, energy policy, smart energy systems, UK AD & Biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, Circular Economy, localised energy

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ABDA Press Release - AD and biogas industry celebrates its 2019 champions

AD and biogas industry celebrates its 2019 champions • 2019 Awards winners revealed across 14 categories • Black-tie ceremony on 3rd July celebrates industry excellence in the UK and worldwide • Potential of biogas to address global challenges highlighted earlier in the day at World Biogas Summit. The crè…

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NEC Press Release - NEC to trial separate food and waste bins at world’s largest international AD an

NEC to trial separate food and waste bins at world’s largest international AD and biogas trade show   Ahead of the UK AD and World Biogas Expo  (3-4 July 2019), it’s been announced that the NEC will trial separate food waste bins alongside those for general…

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Press Release: Deadline extension for RHI Tariff Guarantee Regulation

Charlotte Morton, CEO of the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “Given the urgent need to decarbonise heat, this is a welcome move, and should provide the opportunity to get a few more biomethane plants built to help green the gas grid. Now we need government to focus…

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Member Feature - Net-Zero report and rising electricity prices promise a bright future for AD

Net-Zero report and rising electricity prices promise a bright future for AD, say fund’s finance chiefs, as lending tops £60m for the year With the government’s Committee on Climate Change recommending a ban on biodegradable waste entering landfill by 2025, landowners and investors are being encouraged…

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ADBA visits Europe’s biggest biomethane plant in Spain

Last Friday, ADBA was invited to visit the biggest biomethane plant in Europe, located in Valdemingómez technological park in Madrid (Spain) waste treatment complex. This compound accounts for two dry AD plants (Las Dehesas and La Paloma) and an upgrading facility, which allows it to inject 6,500 m3/h…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, spain, necp, alberto rocamora

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA Welcomes Extension of RHI Tariff Guarantee Deadline

ADBA Welcomes Extension of RHI Tariff Guarantee Deadline Deadline for tariff guarantee extended to 31st January 2021 by BEIS Major campaigning win for coordinated ADBA and industry efforts   After an intensive campaign on behalf of the anaerobic digestion industry, ADBA has welcomed the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy…

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Ricardo report published on the potential of bioenergy in Scotland

On the back of The Scottish Energy Strategy, published in December 2017, The potential contribution of bioenergy to Scotland’s energy system report forms one of the first steps in the development of the bioenergy action plan. It sets out the nature and quantities of biological resources within Scotland that…

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PRESS RELEASE: Shortlist announced for global biogas awards

Date: 31st May 2019 Embargo: Immediate Shortlist announced for global biogas awards Awards Ceremony will recognise innovation and excellence in all aspects of anaerobic digestion and biogas in the UK and abroad. Winners to be announced at black-tie ceremony on 3rd July in Birmingham. Awards ceremony falls on first night of…

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Waste Policy Round Table Discussion

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On 20 May, Rebecca Thompson, our Senior Policy Manager, spoke at a round table event on the UK’s Waste Policy Landscape facilitated by the Royal Society of Chemistry, focusing on the importance of Anaerobic Digestion in recycling food waste and decarbonising agriculture.

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Tags: food waste, rebecca thompson, food waste policy, agriculture policy, PAS110, Wales, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, digestate, Defra, R&D

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The use of biomethane as transport fuel continues to grow in the UK

Earlier this month, the Department for Transport published the latest biofuel statistics from the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) current reporting period (11), running from April 2018 to April 2019. This dataset covers until December 2018 and shows a strong increase in the volume of biomethane when compared with previous reporting periods. In these…

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ADBA responds to DEFRA food waste consultation

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Responding to the government’s consultation on recycling consistency in England, ADBA has reiterated that AD is the best treatment option for food waste that cannot be prevented or redistributed to people or animals, a position supported by the government in its recent Resources & Waste Strategy (RWS) and…

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ADBA drafts its answer to Defra’s consistency consultation

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Call for comment on ADBA's draft response to the consultation on Consistency in Household and Business Recycling Collections in England. The rollout of separate food waste collection was in our wishlist for this year and consequently, we have been closely following Government plans regarding this, starting with the Resources…

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Tags: food waste, food waste collection, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, consultation, Defra, alberto rocamora

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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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