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ADBA Members hear updates on FIT, RHI, RTFO, food waste and more

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The AD industry gathered in London for ADBA’s Members’ Meeting on Monday, for discussions on a range of industry, policy and political discussions. Political context After an introduction from Charlotte, ADBA Strategic Adviser Chris Huhne shared his thoughts on the political and economic context for the industry.…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, FIT, food waste, renewable financial incentives, Charlotte Morton, Defra, financial incentives, Ofgem, Ollie More, Feed-in-Tariff, beis, thom koller, jess allan, emma thomas, adba map, market report, policy report, data, information

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ADBA welcomes move towards consistent recycling services and food waste collections in England

Responding to the launch of the Framework for Greater Consistency in Household Recycling for England, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “Food waste in England is a hugely valuable resource and an opportunity which is still largely untapped. Separate collections help meet…

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Tags: food waste, food waste collections, separate food waste collections, Wrap, ADBA, harmonisation and consistency working group, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, food waste operators

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ADBA and Energy Networks push new ministers for RHI clarity

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With Greg Clark’s new Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy department now established, ADBA has joined forces with the Energy Networks Association to push for early statements on the future of the Renewable Heat Incentive for biomethane. We argued that biomethane is a success story from the RHI, with…

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Tags: RHI, biomethane, biomethane to grid, biogas, anaerobic digestion, beis, greg clark, renewable financial incentives, green gas, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton

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Official figures reflect biogas growth for electricity and heat

New official figures show 40% more renewable electricity was produced from biogas from waste and farms in 2015 compared to 2014. The government’s annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES), published today [28 July], also reflects growth in biomethane to grid with the generation of heat from anaerobic digestion more than doubling. …

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Tags: dbeis, energy, biogas, anaerobic digestion, press release, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton, DUKES, market report, ADBA, biomethane

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ADBA: Food Waste Recycling Action Plan shows welcome government commitment

Responding to the launch of the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan at UK AD & Biogas 2016, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan has been a positive, collaborative process between government, WRAP, trade associations, AD operators and…

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Tags: Defra, Wrap, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste recycling action plan, fwrap, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton

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AD industry unites to launch Best Practice Scheme at UK AD & Biogas 2016

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today published three ‘checklists’ as the first step towards a comprehensive Best Practice Scheme for the for the anaerobic digestion sector. The scheme is an industry-led initiative, involving stakeholders from across the sector. The project aims to help the industry…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, member's press release, Matt Hindle, jess allan, Charlotte Morton, best practice, best practice scheme, Environment Agency

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Biogas grows 30% in a year to power 800,000 homes – new industry report

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Almost a third more biogas energy is being produced in the UK compared to this time last year, according to new figures from industry trade body ADBA. The AD Market Report, published at UK AD & Biogas 2016, shows that the UK now has 617 MWe of biogas capacity, enough to power…

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Tags: biogas, Matt Hindle, anaerobic digestion, Ollie More, emma thomas, Charlotte Morton, market report

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ADBA reacts to EU referendum

Commenting on the UK's decision to leave the European Union, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: “The policy framework for anaerobic digestion has been closely linked to European directives, and the industry will need to work hard to ensure that we maintain and build our place in Britain…

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Tags: DECC, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Charlotte Morton, Defra, government, European Union, EU, Europe

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On-farm AD passes 200 plant milestone - ADBA figures

The UK’s biogas sector has passed a major milestone, with over 200 plants now operating on UK farms according to ADBA's latest figures. The landmark was reached with the opening of JFS’ latest agricultural plant. Supported by Prism Planning Ltd, the Gravel Pit Farm plant in North…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, RHI, FIT, Charlotte Morton, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, Defra, financial incentives, UK AD & Biogas, Feed-in-Tariff, farming, on farm ad, ADBA, carbon abatement, committee on climate change

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Operators and Regulators have their say on AD best practice

PRESS RELEASE Date: 17 June 2016 Embargo: Immediate A consultation on improving standards for AD operations has closed this week, before ADBA’s Best Practice Scheme checklists are launched at UK AD & Biogas on 6 July. The project will help AD plants improve their environmental, health and safety and operational performance.…

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Tags: ADBA, best practice, best practice scheme, EA, Environment Agency, HSE, apha, Defra, jessica allan, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, regulation

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Imperial College shows ADBA innovative waste management system

On the 7th June 2016, ADBA's CEO, Charlotte Morton and Market Analyst, Emma Thomas went to Imperial College, London to see the Rothenburg gmbh foodwaste management system in action. This innovative system which has been widely used in Germany for over 30 years in schools, hospitals, offices and many more locations…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste, food waste operators, Charlotte Morton, R&D, UK AD & Biogas, emma thomas, r&i hub, digestate, germany, innovation

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ADBA slams new FIT consultation

Responding to the new Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) consultation on the Feed-in Tariff for anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) comments: This consultation does nothing to address DECC's fundamental lack of ambition for AD and community scale renewables. Instead, it…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, press release, Charlotte Morton, Matt Hindle, crop operators, food waste operators, feed-in tariff, anaerobic digestion, biogas

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2016 AD & Biogas Industry Awards Shortlist announced

We are excited to announce that the shortlist for the 2016 AD & Biogas Industry Awards has been released.  The awards – now in their fifth year - celebrate the very best the global AD and Biogas industry has to offer and have attracted a record number of nominations in 2016.…

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FIT cap: over 2MW of tariff capacity is wasted

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Following the closure of the first FIT tariff period on 31 March we reported that 20.825MW total capacity had been applied for, breaching not only the first quarter’s cap of 5.8MW but also the 5MW second, third and fourth tariff period caps. New applications are still welcome, but will…

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Tags: DECC, Ofgem, renewable financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, food waste operators, crop operators, biogas, renewable electricity, Charlotte Morton, thom koller, deployment caps

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Amber Rudd MP acknowledges FIT delays

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Several members have been in touch this year reporting severe delays in Ofgem approval of their FIT applications. Working with members we compiled case studies showing the time elapsed since submission and the uncertainty this had created, which can threaten AD project funding. In March we sent these case studies…

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Tags: amber rudd, DECC, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, preliminary accreditation, Ofgem, food waste operators, crop operators, Charlotte Morton, thom koller, grace periods, Renewables Obligation

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