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Government calls for views on UK bioeconomy

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The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued a call for evidence on the UK's bioeconomy. Government's aim is to produce a strategy for use of the country's natural resources that takes into consideration objectives, such as on decarbonisation, broader sustainability and food secrurity. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, sustainability, food production, natural resources, bioeconomy, food waste, R&D, digestate, beis, consultation, decarbonisation

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Amended Landspreading Standard Rules Permits to be published in January 2017

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We have been informed that we should expect the updated Standard Rules permits for landspreading (SR2010 No4, No5 and No6) and storage (SR2010 No17) to be published on the Environment Agency's website at gov.uk in early January 2017.The Environment Agency will be in touch with existing…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, digestate, land spreading, Environment Agency, food waste operators

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Funding available for bioeconomy innovation in Scotland

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Zero Waste Scotland has launched a new funding opportunity for businesses and organisations working in industrial biotechnology, food and drink, and the wider bioeconomy in Scotland. The Bioeconomy Accelerator is designed to support small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and higher education institutes delivering circular economy and waste reduction…

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Tags: AD R&D, R&D, research, research and innovation, research and development, bioeconomy, Circular Economy, funding, funding opportunity, r&d funding, r&i funding, Scotland, Zero Waste Scotland, Matt Hindle, anaerobic digestion, food and drink, food waste operators, food waste, recycling, biogas, biomethane, digestate

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UK National Infrastructure Assessment call for evidence launched

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The National Infrastructure Commission is seeking views on the development of a National Infrastructure Assessment (NIA) of the UK's long-term needs over a 30-year time horizon. The Commission provides government with impartial, expert advice on major long-term infrastructure challenges. The NIA will cover a broad range of topics, many…

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Tags: consultation, national infrastructure commission, national infrastructure assessment, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, digestate, food waste, renewable energy, decarbonisation, carbon budgets, wastewater, Sewerage treatment, solid waste, heat, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Biogas Specialist to Introduce Trend-Setting Technologies

Energy Decentral: WELTEC BIOPOWER to Present Slurry and Digestate Processing System “Kumac“ WELTEC BIOPOWER will present its comprehensive portfolio of proven and innovative anaerobic digestion technologies and services at the Energy Decentral in Hanover, Germany (15 - 18 November 2016). The biogas manufacturer‘s experienced team will…

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Tags: member's press release, Weltec Biopower, slurry, digestate, biogas, CHP, pre-treatment

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: AD plant opens up new market for arable farmers

The launch of East Anglia’s biggest gas-to-grid crop anaerobic digestion (AD) plant based in Beccles, Suffolk, has created a major opportunity for local farmers to diversify their income streams. The five megawatt Ellough AD plant, which is owned by agricultural finance specialists Privilege Finance and operated by AD…

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Tags: privilege finance, member's press release, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, digestate

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Edina awarded CHP contract at SSE Barkip Biogas plant

Edina awarded CHP contract at acclaimed organic waste and energy plant in Scotland. Leading supplier, installer and maintenance provider for combined heat and power (CHP) solutions, Edina Group, have been awarded the contract to supply and install an additional CHP biogas engine. Built in 2011 and officially opened by Princes Charles…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, combined heat and power, Edina, edina group, food waste operators, PAS110, biofertiliser, digestate

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: AD4Energy AD Open Day 2nd November

Interested in Anaerobic Digestion? Want to learn more? AD4Energy Ltd would like to invite you to their Open Day on Wednesday 2nd November from 12pm onwards. Find out how anaerobic digestion can benefit your farm, business or industry. Learn about AD4Energy, shentongroup, Vogelsang, Trioliet and ADBA, and discover…

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Tags: member's press release, ad4energy, open day, on farm ad, digestate, crop operators

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R&I Forum programme shaping up to support industry growth

Our annual Forum for the research and innovation (R&I) community in the AD sector is shaping up to be unmissable. The event will bring together the academic, industrial and public sectors to debate the latest research on subjects like maximising the value of digestate, the impact of Brexit…

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Tags: biogas, R&D, anaerobic digestion, digestate, r&i, r&i forum, r&i forum 2017, food waste operators, crop operators

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CCC endorse biomethane and recommend supportive government policy

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In a set of new reports, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) recommends that the government "vigorously pursue" the full package of measures the CCC has identified if existing UK climate commitments are to be met at least cost. They advise that "[a]cting with urgency to close this policy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, beis, committee on climate change, food waste operators, crop operators, digestate, biofertiliser, heat, fifth carbon budget, thom koller

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Environmental Regulation in Scotland: the latest from SEPA

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Last week, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) launched their Waste to Resources Framework, which outlines their high level strategy. You can read the document here. On a more practical note, ADBA members who attended our Regulatory Forum also heard from Fiona Donaldson (SEPA) on the regulatory changes that they…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, digestate, SEPA, food waste operators, digestate quality, PAS110

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Regulatory Forum review: ‘To Compliance and Beyond’

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Thank you to all who attended the Autumn Regulatory Forum this week, it was great to see a wide range of ADBA members and to hear a variety of perspectives. Particular thanks to our hosts Walker Morris for providing the venue and an excellent lunch. The day was packed…

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Tags: regulatory forum, anaerobic digestion, biogas, regulation, food waste operators, crop operators, training, safety and environment working group, digestate, fire prevention, lightning, Environment Agency, SEPA, best practice scheme

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New evidence shows digestate has capacity to replace the “whole market” for peat

WRAP has published a series of documents based on their research into the potential for digestates in horticultural applications. In their words, These have shown that there is early promise for the continued investigation of the use of quality digestate in horticultural applications such as growing media or as a…

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Tags: Wrap, digestate, horticulture, research, research and development, research and innovation, trial results, food waste operators, crop operators, Matt Hindle

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Weltec Biopower reduce liquid manure volume by half

Efficient Slurry and Digestate Processing with Kumac from WELTEC German biogas specialist WELTEC BIOPOWER now offers a proven solution for the processing of slurry and digestate for livestock owners and biogas plant operators. The fully automated processing system "Kumac“ reduces the liquid manure and digestate volume by 50…

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Tags: biogas, member's press release, Weltec Biopower, digestate, slurry, biofertiliser, crop operators, thom koller

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Food Waste in England: ADBA provides views to EFRA

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Today is an important day for food waste and for the AD industry with this morning's launch of the Framework for Greater Consistency in Household Recycling for England which encourages a more consistent approach to goods and packaging recycling and separate food waste collections. ADBA welcomes the move towards…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives, digestate, separate food waste collections, Wrap, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, efra committee, Defra, DCLG, consultation, thom koller

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