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Decarbonisation and green finance: HMT review the opportunities

Last week, ADBA responded to the Treasury Committee’s Parliamentary Inquiry, “Decarbonisation and green finance”, emphasising the need for the government to better allocate funds according to the sustainability of all companies’ operations. For the government to deliver net zero by 2050, deep-rooted and systematic change is…

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RHI deadline extension to smaller-scale biogas developments

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This week, BEIS have announced changes to the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (NDRHI) application deadline for projects ineligible for a tariff guarantee – including biogas less than 600kWth – hoping to better accommodate for delays caused by COVID-19. Any of these smaller biogas projects, currently in development and not eligible…

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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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New details on value for money initiatives within RHI replacement, GGSS

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In BEIS's consultation on Future Support for Low Carbon Heat, the Green Gas: Ensuring value for money through tariff changes section, pages 16-17, a degression mechanism is proposed to adjust tariffs to reflect true industry costs, and they ask for further suggestions to improve value for money. As potential…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, food waste, renewable financial incentives, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, ggss, green gas support scheme

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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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ADBA Response to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Consultation

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ADBA responded to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Consultation on 'Changes to RHI Support and COVID-19 Response' earlier this week. The response reiterated ADBA and its members thoughts on: Introducing a flexible 3rd allocation of Tariff Guarantees (TGs) Extension of Commissioning Deadlines for Projects Currently Holding a…

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Tags: rebecca thompson, sam hinton, RHI, beis, consultations, green gas consultation, future

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RHI Consultant Required

ADBA Members this is an opportunity to work with an Operator member who has asked to speak with an RHI consultant. They are wanting to find out if their plant and new potential on-farm installations will be eligible for RHI support. Please contact Sam Hinton if you can support this…

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Tags: RHI, eligibility criteria, sam hinton, consultants, member support

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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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Changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive: urgent call for industry feedback

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This week, BEIS released a number of consultations on future support for clean heat. Among them was a stakeholder notice outlining the government’s intention to make changes to the Non-Domestic RHI (NDRHI) scheme, including the response to the COVID-19 crisis, with an urgent deadline of 19th May to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, beis, Ofgem, digestate, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, covid-19, corona virus, coronavirus, rhi tariff guarantees

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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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Latest COVID-19 update for Businesses and Employers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19). All guidance, information and announcements can be found at GOV.UK. Organisations should pay particular attention to the guidance for employees, employers and businesses which is being updated regularly with the latest…

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Tags: covid-19, corona virus, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, food waste, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, digestate, R&D, rebecca thompson, critical worker

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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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Discussing our policy recommendations with the Department for Transport (DfT)

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At the end of January, ADBA’s policy team met with the DfT’s Principal Sustainability and Compliance Specialist and Policy Advisor to propose a number of policy recommendations that we feature in our upcoming ‘Biomethane: The Pathway to 2030’ report. While the RTFC prices have been…

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2020 - an unprecedented year of opportunity for biogas in the UK

2020 - an unprecedented year of opportunity for biogas in the UK   A message from Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA No matter what your opinion on Brexit is, now that it's "done", we can all agree that it marks the end of a significant period of uncertainty in…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, Charlotte Morton, food waste

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Prime Minister confirms a successor to the RHI in the pipeline

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In last week’s Prime Minister’s Questions, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that the Government is looking into successor arrangements for the non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Answering to Alex Chalk MP’s question on the necessity for a successor of the incentive, Boris reassured…

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