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ELMS, EA, and Digestate

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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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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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Put renewables at heart of green recovery, say trade bodies

Put renewables at heart of green recovery, say trade bodies Renewables trade bodies and related associations write to Chancellor calling for renewables to be placed at the heart of the post Covid-19 green recovery plans to ensure we #buildbackbetter A consortium of trade associations representing the renewables industry and related…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Charlotte Morton, renewables, green recovery, chancellor, rishi sunak, REA, eca, Scottish Renewables, ade, uksif, green jobs

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Food waste recycler Andigestion achieves prestigious ADCS certification

Food waste recycler Andigestion achieves prestigious ADCS certification Food waste recycler Andigestion’s Holsworthy site in Devon has become only the third plant in the UK to achieve certification under a new scheme which recognises good operational, environmental and health & safety performance. Holsworthy recycles up to 76,000 tonnes…

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ADBA signs joint open letter to Defra Secretary of State asking for ban of oxodegradable plastics

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) joins seven other associations in signing an open letter to the Rt Hon George Eustice demanding a ban on oxodegradable plastics. Read the open letter Other signatories are: The British Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association The Environmental Services Association The Foodservice Packaging Association…

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Budget 2020 Reminder

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Amidst the covid-19 related measures in the budget a range of net-zero and anaerobic digestion – biomethane – specific measures were outlined. A few of the central points are outlined below. For more information on the Budget please contact the ADBA team. Non-Domestic RHI The Budget introduced a new third…

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Tags: sam hinton, budget, anaerobic digestion, HM Treasury, csr, ggss, innovation, RHI

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Ofgem pointers regarding the Fuel Measurement and Sampling – FMS – Questionnaire’s

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The FMS is a process that fuelled stations have to follow on a monthly basis and are agreed with Ofgem during the accreditation process for a generating station. At the Spring ADBA Member’s Meeting Ofgem discussed a few pointers for participants submitting amended FMSQ’s; If it…

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Tags: Ofgem, RHI, fms, fmsq, sam hinton, feedstock, ADBA members, members meeting

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Tariff Guarantee extension to at least mid-March 2021 due to COVID-19 project delays

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March 2021 extension of commissioning deadlines for projects currently holding a TG and the third allocation of flexible TGs - changes to RHI Support and COVID-19 response (28th April 2020) Further to the proposals outlined in the Budget, the Government intend to bring forward legislation to extend the commissioning deadline for projects…

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Tags: sam hinton, rhi tariff guarantees, beis, legislation, biomethane, RHI

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ADBA and REA launch joint survey to treat surplus organic waste generated by Covid-19 lockdown

ADBA and REA launch joint survey to treat surplus organic waste generated by Covid-19 lockdown The Environment Agency and devolved nations’ regulators have expressed concern over the issue of organic waste surpluses created by the Covid-19 lockdown.  In response, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, Charlotte Morton, Defra, ea#, REA, covid-19, lockdown, food waste

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Readiness Bulletin   Issue 4 – 19 March 2020

This business readiness bulletin for trade associations, business representative bodies and business intermediaries provides important information for you and your business members and networks on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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ADBA responds to Budget 2020

ADBA responds to Budget 2020 Responding to the 2020 Budget delivered this afternoon, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “Whilst there is an understandable focus on addressing the coronavirus, climate change is a far greater threat, as Prof Brian Hoskins, founding director of the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, budget, 2020, RHI, biogas, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, green gas levy, coronavirus, climate change, chancellor, UK AD & Biogas, giulia ceccarelli

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An open letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak and MPs

Black Monday, jobs, energy security, COP26 and the role of biogas As the chancellor sits down to dot the ‘i’s and cross the ‘t’s on his budget ADBA calls on him not to forget the potential of biogas, which has been emphasized by the…

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ADBA launches Biomethane - the pathway to 2030 report

Biomethane could deliver 30% of the UK’s 2030 carbon budget in hardest to decarbonise sectors, provide green heat to 6.4 million homes and create 30,000 jobs by 2030, says ADBA report With a supportive policy environment, anaerobic digestion (AD) technology could produce 8 billion m3 biomethane/year, enough to heat 6.4 million homes, by 2030.  …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, net zero, carbon budget, SGN, Air Liquide, privilege finance, ENA

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A message from Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA - join the #makeithappen movement

A message from Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA Dear ADBA members, 2020 marks the beginning of a critical decade for climate change mitigation, which means the anaerobic digestion and biogas industry has an unprecedented opportunity to deliver the huge contribution it can make towards the UK’s sustainability goals. Quite…

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Weekly update from ADBA’S Support Manager

Nitrates and SSAFO Regulatory Review Recently I attended the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs review of the Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations 2015 following its 5 years since publication. The review, following ministerial decision, is inclusive of the SSAFO regulations. A few key points from the meeting were: The SSAFO review…

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Tags: environmental regulation, standard rules permits, Defra, Environment Agency, ADBA members, regulatory forum, sam hinton, ellis owen

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