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Summer Budget 2015 offers more policy uncertainty

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, has today announced the first Conservative Budget in 20 years. ADBA’s Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, commented: Despite addressing the need to secure Britain’s future – both in terms of financial and national security – there was no…

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Tags: press release, HM Treasury, budget 2015, chancellor of the exchequer, government, Conservatives, market report, biomethane, Derek Sivyer, Charlotte Morton, vehicle excise duty, renewable energy directive, HGV, Autumn Statement, DECC, Green Alliance, RHI, climate change

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Industry leaders recognised at UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2015

Leaders from across the AD industry were honoured at last night’s UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2015.  With 60 entries for just 14 award categories, the industry awards recognise the greatest contributors: from operators to suppliers, micro-scale to large scale and energy contributions to non-energy contributions.  Speaking…

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Tags: UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards, Charlotte Morton, wyfla, industry milestone, biogas, industry ambassador award, bruce nelson, compass renewables, angie bywater, bbsrc, AD network, martin wager, ener-g combined power ltd, hrs heat exchangers, matt hale, brian scheffe, nijhuis h2ok ltd, Clarke Energy, andy cooper, digestate, operational performance, efficiency, Derek Sivyer

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AD crop operators unite behind bioenergy sustainability best practice guidance

ADBA has today launched a statement at UK AD & Biogas 2015, highlighting how the industry is complying with the new Voluntary Guidelines on Best Practice for Crop Feedstocks in Anaerobic Digestion launched last year. The guidance, which was developed in conjunction with our members and NFU, CLA, REA and…

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Tags: ukad&biogas; 2015, ukadbiogas, crop operators, bioenergy sustainability criteria, Best AD Plant, voluntary guidance, AD & Biogas News, sustainability criteria, government, committee on climate change, RHI, Defra, Derek Sivyer, Charlotte Morton

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UK AD & Biogas industry ready to ‘Step on the Gas’ as it passes milestone

ADBA’s new detailed Market Report, published at UK AD & Biogas 2015, has shown that Biogen’s new food waste plant in South Wales marks a major milestone: the industry’s 400th operational anaerobic digestion (AD) plant. The Market Report provides a comprehensive analysis of the development…

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Tags: market report, uk ad & biogas 2015, Julian O'Neill, Biogen, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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ADBA joins green lobby of Parliament

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As part of a lobbying strategy in partnership with other renewable and environmental organisations, Charlotte Morton joined ADBA’s policy team in the House of Commons for a “speed up-dating” event aimed at engaging Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum. Despite most MPs being broadly…

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Tags: lobbying, Parliament, mps, political, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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Circular economy package signals huge opportunity for resource management agenda

The European Commission has launched a 12 week public consultation on its proposed Circular Economy package, which aims to establish a competitive, resource-efficient economy. As one of the few circular economy technologies already functioning, anaerobic digestion (AD) will take a leading role in resource-efficient policy. Commenting on the technology’s…

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Tags: European Commission, EC, circular economy package, resource security, food waste, End of waste, PAS 110, digestate, consultation, phosphorus, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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Shortlist announced for the UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2015

Announcing the shortlist for the anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas industry’s fourth annual awards, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: An exceptional pace of innovation and entrepreneurship has enabled the industry to flourish through 622 per cent growth over the past five years, and helped scale the industry up…

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Tags: uk ad & biogas 2015, uk ad & biogas industry awards 2015, Charlotte Morton, Charlotte Smith, jonathan scurlock, NFU, nigel horan, sorp, aqua enviro ltd, Awards, shortlist, Agraferm, reynier funke, nijhuis-h2ok, brian scheffe, Edina, sarah farr, Derek Sivyer

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Members meeting discusses FIT, RHI, Sustainability, Grid Connections & Political Landscape

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ADBA members gathered at the Grand Connaught Rooms in central London on Tuesday for our Members’ Meeting sponsored by Matchtech, with a number of important subjects on the agenda. We are currently awaiting permission to share the presentations, once we have received this we will publish them online, however,…

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Tags: will bushby, ADBA members, members' meeting, membership, anaerobic digestion, policy report, DECC, DfT, DCLG, BIS, Feed-in-Tariff, RHI, sustainability criteria, food waste, food waste operators, crop operators, Ofgem, grid connection, biomethane, biomethane in transport, Chris Huhne, Matt Hindle, Ollie More, Charlotte Morton

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Article for Next Green Car: Time to hit the gas?

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Writing for Next Green Car earlier this month, ADBA's Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, noted that the use of biomethane as a vehicle fuel has grown significantly, with evidence from the Gas Vehicle Hub demonstrating that the number of UK gas refuelling points which supply biomethane content has risen with…

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Tags: next green car, Chris Huhne, biomethane, European Commission, gas vehicle hub, refuelling infrastructure, CNG, Sweden, germany, biomethane certification, cenex, coca-cola enterprises, bradford council, sainsbury’s, air pollution, diesel, public health england, uk ad & biogas 2015, adba editorial, Derek Sivyer, Charlotte Morton

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Food Waste operators meet in Birmingham

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ADBA’s Food Waste Operators Group met in Birmingham on 25 February. Full minutes are being prepared for the group, who finalised the remit following initial discussions in the inaugural meeting in November. In particular, the group is keen to act as a forum to share best practice, and learn…

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Tags: food operators, food waste operators, food waste, EA, Environment Agency, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton, digestate, PAS110, End of waste

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Action plan update shows progress, but more to do

Defra has released its annual assessment of the Government’s Anaerobic Digestion Strategy and Action Plan, which was launched in 2011. ADBA’s Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, commented: ADBA has been pleased to work with government, our members and industry partners to deliver the AD Strategy.   While the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion strategy and action plan, press release, Charlotte Morton, industry regulation, Derek Sivyer, government

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Charlotte Morton talks about ADBA’s name change

Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of ADBA, spoke to FoodBev’s Bill Bruce about why the association recently broadened it remit and changed its name. The interview looks at the benefits of anaerobic digestion, the value of waste, and the role of food and beverage manufacturers and government. You can…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, bioresources, ADBA

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Cranfield University’s New Research Plant Offers R&D Potential for AD

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ADBA Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, officially opened Cranfield University’s new anaerobic digestion (AD) research plant yesterday (16 October). The plant, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and supported by Shanks Waste Management, will divert up to 10 tonnes of food waste from landfill annually, whilst also saving…

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Tags: Cranfield University, AD, R&D, Derek Sivyer, Charlotte Morton, shanks waste management, erdf, r&d dissemination

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Welcome to the latest issue of AD & Biogas News: ‘Placing AD at the heart of the community’

It is well known that engaging with the community is vital for a new AD plant at planning and operational stages. However, the level of that engagement could soon be increasing significantly following the publication of DECC’s Community Energy Strategy, and proposals for renewable energy installations costing above £2.5m…

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Tags: AD & Biogas News, Charlotte Morton, Community AD

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ADBA calls for clear, joined up waste policy

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Our Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, had the opportunity to appear before the Greater London Authority Environment Committee this week as they discussed waste collection services in the capital. She used the opportunity to call for clear, joined up policy between government at different levels, and emphasised the importance of good…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, food waste, London, Matt Hindle, Waste, waste collection

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