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ADBA is the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association. Through lobbying activities, meetings with government officials, working groups, high profile industry events, educational material and more, ADBA aims to facilitate the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry’s growth. We’re helping the UK meet its renewable energy and waste targets and pave the way for a carbon-free future. Read more…

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Reading between lines using ADBA’s lens: Autumn Statement 2023

The Autumn Statement 2023 presented by Chancellor Jeremy Hunt on 22 November was about making the best that he could of some tight constraints. As such, it was in line…

Lord Callanan to headline anaerobic digestion and biogas industry conference 2023 on 6th December

Lord Callanan to headline anaerobic digestion and biogas industry conference 2023 on 6th December Representatives from DESNZ, Defra, the National Infrastructure Commission and the Environment Agency will be among decision-makers…

ADBA responds to Defra Consultation on Simpler Recycling

On 20th November, ADBA submitted our formal response to Defra’s private consultation on exemptions and statutory guidance for Simpler Recycling in England. We were invited as a relevant body to…


Industry Directory

Find AD developers, plant operators and suppliers. Connect and do business.

Notice Board

See the latest tenders, equipment sales and job vacancies. Post your announcements, too.

Policy & regulation

ADBA aims to grow the sector and garner government support.

Our team researches the latest trends and produces reports.

We put forward the industry’s views on the regulators’ consultations. We also help our members understand and achieve compliance.


Operator Support

ADBA has a dedicated Operator Support Manager along with workshops, peer collaboration and written guidance.

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AD Certification Scheme

ADCS is unique in the UK in that it assesses the all-round safety, environmental and operational performance of AD plants.

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The industry’s top experts lead ‘Learning & Development’ and training workshops.

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Working Groups

By banding together, the AD industry directly influences government policy. We also meet with officials.

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Financial Advice

AD is a good investment, so find out how to secure funding.

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Insurance Advice

Protect your business with a specialist broker.

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Innovation & Development Advice

Bring down the cost of deployment, increase revenue, maximise environmental benefits.

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