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Posted in September 2020

Free measurement and consultancy services for the biomethane industry

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As the UK Government has stressed the need for increasing low carbon gases in the conventional gas grids we need to consider the importance of biomethane. As an industry we need to ensure biomethane will be quality assured and we fully understand the potential impacts of trace contaminants for the…

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Tags: sam hinton, biomethane, gas quality, consultants, free advice

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Technology or Consultant Opportunity

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ADBA Members this is an opportunity to work with an operator member who has asked to speak with an consultant or technology provider. The operator wants to progress a project that would involve moving biogas or biomethane from their AD plant to an off-site CHP that is RHI and…

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Tags: FIT, CHP, RHI, sam hinton, ad operators, business opportunities

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Ministers answer parliamentary questions on AD

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ADBA and the UK’s AD industry has found a new ally in Alan Brown MP. Following conversations with Mr Brown, ADBA shared with him a list of parliamentary questions (PQs) that he then submitted to the relevant Ministers. These covered the most pressing policy asks for our sector.…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, Defra, beis, R&D, cop26, sector deal, RTFO, alan brown mp, bioenergy crops, food waste collections, parliamentary questions

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Biomethane Certification Scheme now hosted online by Green Gas Trading

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Biomethane Certification Scheme now hosted online by Green Gas Trading The Biomethane Certification Scheme (BMCS) has been given a makeover throughout the last 12 months and is now hosted on the Green Gas Trading (GGT) website. The BMCS is a UK based registry for administering biomethane certificates…

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ADBA Responds to the Carbon Emissions Tax Consultation

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Last week ADBA responded to the governments’ Carbon Emissions Tax consultation. The main purpose of the consultation is to gather feedback on proposals for how carbon emissions trading will look, post-Brexit. Whilst the UK currently participates in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), the upcoming departure from the…

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Tags: eu ets, carbon tax, anaerobic digestion, consultation, carbon emissions, hmrc, carbon leakage

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Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review: ADBA’s response

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ABDA recently responded to HM Treasury’s Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR). Carried out once every three years, the review presents an opportunity for representative bodies to propose new or improved policies capable of delivering the government’s various targets. These policy suggestions require financial consideration and budgeting from…

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Tags: biomethane, transport, nick primmer, ADBA, consultation, HM Treasury, comprehensive spending review, csr, innovation, research, net zero

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Winners of AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 celebrated

Winners of AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 celebrated The winners of the 2020 AD and Biogas Industry Awards were announced yesterday (8 October) in a virtual Awards Ceremony hosted by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the World Biogas Association (WBA). The ceremony concluded three days of intense industry activity…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, ad & biogas industry awards, anaerobic digestion

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Environment Agency: Regulatory Business Forum

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Following a busy few weeks that have included the World Biogas Expo it is time to get back to the nitty gritty. Regulation. On the 22nd September 2020 Sam Hinton attended the Environment Agency’s (EA) online Regulatory Business Forum (RBF). This iteration of the RBF was focused…

Posted in: ADBA News, Industry News, News for Members, Policy updates

Tags: regulatory forum, rbf, Environment Agency, charges, Water, uk ets, covid-19, sam hinton, consultation

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Ductor closes funding from BW Group for 200 new projects

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Ductor closes funding from BW Group and will develop 200 new biogas and sustainable organic fertilizer projects in 3 years in the EU and North America  Ductor, a Finnish-Swiss biotechnology company, will develop up to 200 new biogas and sustainable fertilizer projects in Europe and North America in…

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - New Small-scale Separator is Big on results

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - New Small-scale Separator is Big on results   Following the success of its acclaimed Separators since their launch in 2016, Borger has released a new, affordable, 25 m³/h model, suitable for dairy farmers with herds of up to 150 - and for small-scale biogas operators.   …

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Waste salmon for biogas recognised with top aquaculture award

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Waste salmon for biogas recognised with top aquaculture award   The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has won the Community Initiative Award at the 2020 Aquaculture Awards for its work with the Outer Hebrides Local Energy Hub (OHLEH) project on the Isle of Lewis - the first local…

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Parliament Highlights the Importance of Digestate in the Future of the Agriculture Bill

As pressure mounts on the agriculture sector to reduce its environmental impact, farmers will be required to seek innovative ways to cut their GHG emissions. Digestate must play a vital role in achieving those environmental objectives as it replaces carbon-intensive artificial fertilisers. As the UK updates its legislative framework through…

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Tags: digestate, leanne williams, anaerobic digestion, victoria prentis, alan brown, agriculture bill, Defra, Parliament

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RTFO buy-out price increase to 50p/litre confirmed

This week, the Department for Transport (DfT) confirmed that it will increase the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation’s (RTFO) buy-out price from 30p/litre to 50p/litre, to help protect the scheme’s annual carbon savings and support producers of biomethane and other low carbon fuels. While this…

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Tags: nick primmer, DfT, RTFO, rtfc, buy-out price, 30p, 50p, decarbonisation, biomethane, transport, financial incentives

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Spotlight on France at the 2020 World Biogas Summit with Stéphane Le Foll and Edouard Sauvage

Spotlight on France at the 2020 World Biogas Summit with Stéphane Le Foll and Edouard Sauvage Lire la version française The French perspective on biogas will be presented by the Mayor of Le Mans and former Minister of Agriculture and the head of Gaz Réseau…

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Improving the performance of AD plants

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Improving the performance of AD plants Can Biochar be the solution for AD plants with minor gas yields? After investing in an AD plant, the majority of operators are confronted with the fact that the gas yield is not nearly as high as previously calculated. Kent,…

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