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Posted in April 2014

FLI Energy breaks ground on Fraddon biogas project

ADBA MEMBER NEWS FLI Energy , one of the UK AND Ireland’s leading AD plant EPC contractors, has announced today that it has begun construction of the Fraddon biogas plant, a biomethane to grid anaerobic digestion project located in Fraddon, Cornwall, UK.  FLI Energy signed the EPC contract in March 2014,…

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Tags: biomethane, biomethane to grid, gas-to-grid, new projects

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ENER-G showcases CHP biogas and digester gas generation solutions at UK AD and Biogas 2014

ADBA MEMBER NEWS CHP, biogas generation and anaerobic digestion (AD) expert ENER-G will demonstrate its proven technologies and complete end-to-end management expertise and funding capabilities at UK AD and Biogas 2014  (2-3 July 2014) on stand B031. [caption id=“attachment_21326” align=“alignleft” width=“324”] Budapest waste water treatment plant[/caption] ENER-G has manufactured,…

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Tags: CHP, exhibitor news, UK AD & Biogas

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Opportunity to host DECC workshops

DECC are looking to hold the series of workshops workshops/events across different parts of the country such as Scotland, the Midlands/Manchester and/or the SW/Wales during June and July. These will offer the opportunity to discuss tariff certainty proposals. If you may be able to assist with…

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Tags: business opportunities, DECC

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Clarity sought on RHI non-domestic regulations – existing digesters (biogas heat)

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We have made an initial review of the RHI non-domestic regulations currently before Parliament. The regulations are not clear on two vital questions for existing plants: Where a plant had an existing digester pre-December 2013 serving one CHP, and now builds a new second CHP, whether this new CHP will be…

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Tags: biogas, biogas heat, Ollie More, Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI

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LEC and partners awarded NERC funding

Researchers from ADBA member Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC) and Engineering, in collaboration with Stopford Energy and Environment, the James Hutton Institute and Aqua Enviro (also an ADBA member), have just been awarded funding from NERC under the Resource Recovery from Waste research programme to investigate the applicability of wastes from…

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Tags: agricultural application, fertilisers, NERC, new markets, nutrients, project funding, resource recovery, RnD, soil conditioners

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Future Solent Green Grant helps SEaB Energy create new jobs

ADBA MEMBER NEWS SEaB Energy, the global pioneer of mobile micro power plants, is one of the latest companies to have been awarded funding under the Future Solent Green Growth Programme. The grant will create seven new jobs and has already allowed the company to establish a new prototyping facility…

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ADBA publish pipeline data

We have today published on our Market Analysis page a draft of our database on operational and forthcoming AD plants, including information on capacity, commissioning dates, planning status, feedstocks and location. We hope that this will help members with their project planning and access to finance. As with the other…

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Tags: data, market analysis, Ollie More, pipeline data, planning database

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EA update: more current sites may need to re-apply for permits

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The Environment Agency have notified us that they are writing to over 1000 holders of waste operation permits that may need to prepare for changes driven by the IED. A full briefing was released on this last month, and although the EA estimate that over 9000 existing waste operation permits will not…

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Tags: EA, environmental permitting, IED, Matt Hindle, permitting, Waste

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Evidence requested on Ofgem time in processing FITs applications

At our recent members meeting, several members expressed concern about the length of time it is taking Ofgem to process applications to the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) scheme. We would like to gather more information on the length of time taken and the number of plants that this is affecting. Several…

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Tags: Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, Ofgem

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FIT delays and small scale AD

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At the end of last week we held preliminary discussions on the issues we will want to take up with ministers at June’s roundtable meeting with Greg Barker and Owen Paterson. Following the issues raised at our members’ meeting on 24 April, I pushed DECC and Defra officials on the…

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Tags: DECC, Defra, degression, farm, FIT, FIT degression, Matt Hindle, Ofgem, renewable financial incentives, small scale AD

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Sustainability criteria: future European proposals

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Earlier this week I was in Brussels at a European Biogas Association event on the future of sustainability criteria. Although the development and implementation of criteria for the RO and RHI are of more immediate concern to the UK industry, they are ultimately based on the Renewable Energy Directive (RED)…

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Tags: EBA, Europe, European Commission, Matt Hindle, RED, renewable financial incentives, RHI, RO, sustainability, sustainability criteria

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