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ELMS (Environmental Land Management Scheme) On Friday 31st July ADBA responded to Defra’s Policy Discussion consultation on the Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS). The response was focussed around the questions posed by Defra in the Policy Discussion consultation, which focussed on the design principles, objectives, ensuring participation, and…

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Tags: elms, Defra, Environment Agency, digestate drying, digestate, nutrient recycling, sam hinton, rps

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Government announces Circular Economy Package

On Thursday 30th July, the Circular Economy Package (CEP) was announced with a joint statement by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), the Welsh Government and the Scottish Government. The package builds on the government’s …

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Tags: circular economy package, cep, resources and waste strategy, waste management, recycling, Circular Economy, anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, food waste, organic wastes, government, rebecca pow

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It is time to understand AD, ADBA responds to Policy Connect report

Out of the 674 anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in the UK, just over 100 treat solely food waste, over three times as many treat agricultural wastes and 164 wastewater, while the rest treat a combination of different organic wastes. All are turning what we perceive as ‘waste’ organic material that would…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste, agricultural wastes, wastewater, Waste Policy, Circular Economy, net zero, national farmers union, Landia, l&d event

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ADBA calls for cap on revised Wobbe Index in IGEM consultation

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Informed by feedback from our members, ADBA has responded to the Institute of Gas Engineers and Managers’ (IGEM) recent consultation on their proposed changes to the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations, (GS(M)R). The changes aim to update the gas quality standard, originally designed in the 1970s to align…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, nick primmer, IGEM, gsmr, gas quality, specification, standard, gas quality standard, group h gases, igemtsp20084, consultation, ADBA

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Wiltshire-based biogas plant outlines “significantly negative” CO2 emissions

Results from Life Cycle Assessment outline the important role that small- scale anaerobic digestion can play in decarbonising food supply chain as part of the Government’s Net Zero and Green Recovery commitments As the UK Government is urged to ‘dramatically scale up’ its net zero…

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Tags: malaby biogas, small scale AD, net zero, green recovery, life cycle assessment, green jobs, negative emissions, food waste

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WORLD BIOGAS SUMMIT AND EXPO 2020 TO BE HELD ONLINE

Hybrid format to be adopted as standard from 2021 onwards World Biogas Summit and Expo will take place online from 6th to 8th October Physical event 2020 is cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic but will be reinstated from 2021 onwards The AD & Biogas Industry Awards ceremony 2020 on 8th October will also be…

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - No AD/Biogas feedstock trips wasted with Borger on board Huesker’s new Tip

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - No AD/Biogas feedstock trips wasted with Borger on board Huesker’s new Tipper Trailer    Huesker’s new FCC+ Tipper Trailer, that eliminates empty runs by carrying dry goods/AD-biogas feedstock one way and then liquid/digestate for the return journey,…

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Industry-wide ‘skills for climate’ consultation launched

Industry-wide ‘skills for climate’ consultation launched A major new industry-wide consultation has been launched on ensuring the UK has the necessary skillbase for delivering a low carbon economy in the coming years. The consultation is being run by ECA, in association with the REA, STA, BESA and The…

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Landia’s Got Talent

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Landia’s Got Talent with new recruit George To help meet demand for its proven range of pumps and mixers, Landia has appointed George Dakin as a new Technical Sales Engineer. The 23-year-old, with an Agricultural Engineering BSc (Honours), has gained valuable industry experience since…

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Energy transition at the top of the global agenda

On July 9, the first ever IEA Clean Energy Transitions Summit was attended by 40 Ministers from across the world – including Ministers Kwasi Kwarteng and Alok Sharma from the UK- to discuss how to deliver a sustainable and resilient recovery from the ongoing crisis and achieve a definitive peak in global…

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Tags: iea clean energy transitions summit, ministers, alok sharma, kwasi kwarteng, energy transition, green recovery, bioenergy, UK AD & Biogas, wba, job creation, innovation

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Pumps perfected for first-of-a-kind plant to have the power to be its best

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Pumps perfected for first-of-a-kind plant to have the power to be its best   Pumps for circulating clean engine oil; a reasonably ordinary application? But then there’s nothing ordinary whatsoever about Arjun Infrastructures’ remarkable power plant in London, which generates 17MW of renewable…

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Chancellor’s Green Recovery keeps us waiting

Over the past few months, headlines have been both calling for and anticipating the Chancellor would commit to a green recovery from the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. To the delight of environmental campaigners, both Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak have been clear in pledging…

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Tags: chancellor, summer economic update, green recovery, energy efficiency, ADBA, cop26, UK AD & Biogas, recovery packages, rishi sunak, boris johnson

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - New appointments as company goes from strength to strength

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - New appointments as company goes from strength to strength In order to accelerate our strategy for 2021 and continue to strengthen our position in both the AD and Water Utilities industries, Birch Solutions have announced several new key appointments Martin Haworth, current Managing Director of Birch Solutions,…

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Positive news for renewable heat as the government confirms a tariff extension and other alterations

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The Government has published its response to the notice that was released on 28 April 2020 regarding changes to the RHI and the policy response to coronavirus. ADBA, one of the 15 respondents, stressed that ‘the movement [of commissioning deadlines] to March 2021 is not sufficient’, which we are pleased to say…

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Tags: RHI, beis, deadline, extension, lobbying, biomethane, rhi tariff guarantees, sam hinton, rebecca thompson, consultation, coronavirus

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Regulatory Update: Environment Agency update for regulatory stakeholders

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On the 24th June the Environment Agency’s provided an update for its regulatory stakeholders and latest coronavirus update from Marie Fallon (Director of Regulated Industry) and David Dangerfield (Director of Water, Land and Biodiversity). The latest operational update can be found here. The EA are continuing to recognise…

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