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ADBA Digestate Data Collection

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ADBA are asking members to provide us with digestate analysis data. As a trade association data is priceless and this data will support: policy development, regulatory changes, industry enquiries, best practice, and benchmarking for our member operators. Over the last few months, we have received 25 separate analysis results…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, agricultural, digestate, data, bench marking, sam hinton

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Feedstock Opportunity - Maize

We have received an enquiry from a member who has surplus feedstock. The enquiry has already been circulated to members who are part of the feedstock finder mailing list. What: 2,000 tonnes of surplus maize Who: Plant operators, owners, consultants or feedstock suppliers Where: Coventry How: Contact Sam Hinton …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, agricultural feedstocks, maize silage, feedstock finder, sam hinton

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Autumn Budget delayed and a Green Gas Sector Deal

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Speculations that the Autumn Budget might be delayed if a second coronavirus wave were to sweep Britain have become reality. Yesterday (23rd September), the Treasury announced that the Budget would be postponed from this November to next Spring. While a Spending Review is still expected in the coming months, it…

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Tags: budget, green gas sector deal, anaerobic digestion, HM Treasury, chancellor

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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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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, beis, nick primmer, ggss, green gas levy, ggl, consultation

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AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 finalists announced

AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 finalists announced The finalists for this year's AD and Biogas Industry Awards have been announced.  Run by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the World Biogas Association (WBA), the Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in the global anaerobic digestion (AD) and…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, R&D, Awards, innovation, anaerobic digestion, health and safety, financing, AD plants, ad hero, ad & biogas industry awards

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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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Tags: anaerobic digestion, RHI, biogas, beis, deadline extension, 600kwth, consultation, nick primmer

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DfT moves to increase the RTFO buy-out price to 50p

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Last week, ADBA responded to the Department for Transport’s (DfT) consultation “Increasing the RTFO buy-out price to ensure continued GHG savings”, stating and justifying our strong support for such a change. DfT recognise that current market conditions, i.e. the fact that the RTFO price is…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, renewable transport fuel obligation, RTFO, rtfc, DfT, Department for Transport, buy out price, decarbonisation, biomethane, nick primmer

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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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Government announces Circular Economy Package

On Thursday 30th July, the Circular Economy Package (CEP) was announced with a joint statement by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), the Welsh Government and the Scottish Government. The package builds on the government’s …

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Tags: circular economy package, cep, resources and waste strategy, waste management, recycling, Circular Economy, anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, food waste, organic wastes, government, rebecca pow

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It is time to understand AD, ADBA responds to Policy Connect report

Out of the 674 anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in the UK, just over 100 treat solely food waste, over three times as many treat agricultural wastes and 164 wastewater, while the rest treat a combination of different organic wastes. All are turning what we perceive as ‘waste’ organic material that would…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste, agricultural wastes, wastewater, Waste Policy, Circular Economy, net zero, national farmers union, Landia, l&d event

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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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Regulatory Update: Environment Agency update for regulatory stakeholders

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On the 24th June the Environment Agency’s provided an update for its regulatory stakeholders and latest coronavirus update from Marie Fallon (Director of Regulated Industry) and David Dangerfield (Director of Water, Land and Biodiversity). The latest operational update can be found here. The EA are continuing to recognise…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, Environment Agency, covid-19, rps, sam hinton, regulation

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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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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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