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ADBA responds to the Environment Agency’s Challenges and Choices Consultation

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ADBA submitted our response to the Environment Agency’s consultation titled Challenges and Choices on 24th September 2020. The consultation was launched to explain why water is such a vital resource. It looked to describe the challenges that threaten the water environment. Finally, it explored how we can…

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Open consultation on the Green Gas Levy - call for feedback

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This week, the department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) released the pivotal “Consultation on a Green Gas Levy”. This seeks to gain feedback regarding the government’s proposed levy on licensed gas suppliers to fund biomethane injection into the gas grid, through the Green Gas…

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Urgent Consultation Feedback Required: Challenges and Choices (Environment Agency)

The Environment Agency is consulting on the challenges and choices consultation that is related to river basin management and planning. The consultations aim is to protect and improve the water sources and ensure an optimum balance between people and nature. Whilst ensuring this balance the consultation addresses…

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Tags: 25 year environment plan, consultation, member benefits, digestate, waste water, agricultural, sam hinton

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DfT begins developing the transport decarbonising plan

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Last week, ADBA responded to the Department for Transport’s (DfT) consultation “Creating a plan to decarbonise transport: call for ideas”.  For too long, the UK’s transport sector has lagged behind other key sectors in its effort to become net zero. As a sector,…

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ADBA responds to the Environment Agency’s new technical guidance

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On 21st August ADBA, and members, provided feedback to the Environment Agency consultation of the new technical guidance titled ‘Appropriate Measures for the Biological Treatment of Waste’. The guidance is produced by the EA to help industry understand which standards (appropriate measures) are relevant to regulated facilities with…

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Tags: Environment Agency, EA, environmental regulation, BAT, technical guidance, sam hinton, consultation, consultation response, member support

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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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Consultation feed-in request: “Transport decarbonisation plan: call for ideas”

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ADBA are currently compiling their response to the Department for Transport’s (DfT) open consultation “Transport decarbonisation plan: call for ideas”. The deadline for submission 31st August 2020. This consultation seeks ideas, from the industries and public alike, on how the DfT should cut emissions from the UK…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RTFO, nick primmer, transport, consultation, decarbonisation, net zero, vehicles, rtfc, Department for Transport, DfT, government policy

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ADBA calls for cap on revised Wobbe Index in IGEM consultation

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Informed by feedback from our members, ADBA has responded to the Institute of Gas Engineers and Managers’ (IGEM) recent consultation on their proposed changes to the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations, (GS(M)R). The changes aim to update the gas quality standard, originally designed in the 1970s to align…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, nick primmer, IGEM, gsmr, gas quality, specification, standard, gas quality standard, group h gases, igemtsp20084, consultation, ADBA

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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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Urgent CIRIA 736 Consultation

The Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA) is planning an updating supplement to their containment systems guidance (c736) and are conducting a survey to gather evidence. The CIRIA information on the survey can be found below: Avoidance of water pollution from installations storing flammable, toxic or otherwise polluting material…

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ADBA responds to CfD scheme changes consultation

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ADBA's policy team have responded to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's recent consultation on the Contracts for Difference scheme, which proposed a number of changes to how allocation round 4 will operate. This included moving off-shore wind out of pot 2 (where it competed with AD) to…

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Tags: CfD, Contracts for Difference, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, ad chp, CHP, UK AD & Biogas, FIT, consultation, rebecca thompson, biogas to electricity, renewable electricity

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ADBA response to Welsh Government consultation ‘Beyond Recycling’

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ADBA's policy team have recently responded to the Welsh Government's consultation on the future of their recycling system and their path to a zero waste society based on circular economy principles. ADBA's response showcased the vital role of AD in delivering a circular economy for organic materials…

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Tags: Wales, consultation, food waste recycling, waste management, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, UK AD & Biogas, digestate, Circular Economy, circularity, rebecca thompson

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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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COVID-19 – AD industry Bulletin

COVID-19 – AD industry Bulletin Important information about COVID-19 and our industry Utilities are listed as a critical sector, covering: Gas Electricity Water (including sewerage) Waste disposal Employers in these sectors should confirm with their staff whether they are critical workers and are encouraged to think carefully before identifying staff…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, covid-19, corona virus, coronavirus, government support, support, critical worker, rebecca thompson, sam hinton

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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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