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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA launches pioneering AD Certification Scheme at annual conference

Scheme will support AD industry in improving plant performance  Scheme is most comprehensive of its type  ADBA National Conference 2017 took place yesterday in Westminster  UK trade body the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) yesterday launched its pioneering AD…

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Tags: press release, ad certification scheme, Charlotte Morton, adba national conference 2017, plant performance

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PRESS RELEASE: AD industry welcomes Industrial Strategy White Paper

Paper promises sustainable agriculture to help improve food production Government pledges new Bioeconomy Strategy in support for circular economy AD can play key role in enhancing UK’s industrial capability but concrete support needed   The UK anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has today welcomed the publication of the government…

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Tags: press release, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, industrial strategy, farming, Circular Economy, bioeconomy strategy

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PRESS RELEASE: CCC chief to set out role of AD in meeting Carbon Budgets

Lord Deben to address the ADBA National Conference on 7 December Deben has described AD as ‘essential weapon’ in war on climate change AD can help to decarbonise heat, power, transport, farming, and waste Former Environment Secretary and Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) Lord Deben will…

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Tags: ADBA National Conference, commitee on climate change, carbon budgets, anaerobic digestion

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA calls for sector deal support in Budget submission

In advance of the Budget on 22 November, ADBA has sent its top policy asks to Exchequer Secretary Andrew Jones MP. As the government looks ahead to the publication of the Industrial Strategy White Paper, ADBA has highlighted the strong business case for the proposed agri-tech and bioeconomy sector deals. ADBA…

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Tags: budget, industrial strategy, agri-tech, bioeconomy, anaerobic digestion, separate food waste collections

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PRESS RELEASE: Renewable heat legislation delay threatens climate goals

[​Please note that ADBA’s press release dated 25/10/17 (‘Renewable heat legislation delay threatens climate goals – ADBA’) contained an unintentionally misleading statement. We would like to make the following correction: Charlotte Morton’s quote ‘I’ve written directly to ministers at BEIS urging them…

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Tags: press release, RHI, beis, brexit

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion can underpin Clean Growth Strategy – ADBA

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today welcomed the Clean Growth Strategy published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and said that anaerobic digestion (AD) can play an underpinning role in meeting the strategy’s goals. ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: The multi-faceted…

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, beis, clean growth strategy, heat, electricity, farming, transport, recycling, best practice scheme, RHI, FIT

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA releases revamped AD industry guide

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today released the second edition of The Practical Guide to AD, a key guidance document for developing and operating anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities in the UK. The Guide covers key topics of relevance to AD operators, including feedstocks, producing and using biogas…

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Tags: press release, the practical guide to ad, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton

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PRESS RELEASE: Biomethane perfectly positioned to meet new renewable fuel targets – ADBA

The UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD) has welcomed the Department for Transport’s (DfT’s) response to its consultation on the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), declaring biomethane to be ‘perfectly positioned’ to meet increased targets for renewable fuels. DfT’s…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RTFO, transport, Department for Transport, renewable fuel, carbon budgets, UK Biomethane & Gas Vehicle Conference

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PRESS RELEASE: New RHI consultation risks further delay to crucial reforms - ADBA

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresouces Association (ADBA) has today stressed that BEIS’s new consultation on further amendments to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) must not delay the urgent passing of legislation to implement previously proposed changes to the RHI that would allow new AD plants to be built. …

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Tags: press release, Charlotte Morton, RHI, anaerobic digestion, beis, biogas, biomethane

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New conference to examine role of anaerobic digestion in Northern Irish economy

A new conference is set to examine the role that anaerobic digestion (AD) can play in waste management, agriculture, renewable energy generation, and climate change mitigation in Northern Ireland. AD is a natural process that recycles organic materials including food waste, sewage, agricultural waste, and purpose-grown energy crops…

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Tags: Northern Ireland, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, climate change, GHG emissions, agriculture, renewable energy, biomethane, digestate

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ADBA conference to examine role of green gas in decarbonising transport

The role of biomethane in fuelling buses and municipal, light-duty and heavy-goods vehicles will be the key theme of the third ADBA Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, taking place on the 28th September 2017 at the Queen’s Hotel, Leeds. Biomethane is a low-carbon, methane-based transport fuel produced…

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Tags: transport, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, RTFO, clean air strategy, Charlotte Morton

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Biomethane must be central to Clean Air Strategy – ADBA

ADBA has called on the Government to make buses and heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) fuelled by clean biomethane central to its Clean Air Strategy. Biomethane is a low-carbon transport fuel produced by anaerobic digestion (AD), a natural process that breaks down organic wastes and purpose-grown crops to create a biogas…

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Tags: biomethane, transport, air quality, Charlotte Morton, Defra, UK Biomethane & Gas Vehicle Conference

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ADBA celebrates biofertiliser hitting wholesale shelves

ADBA has described the first sales of biofertiliser produced from AD as ‘a game-changing moment in the restoration of the UK’s soils’. Farming family Steve and Sarah Suggitt of Suggitt Farm Services in Norfolk are using digestate, a liquid byproduct from their AD plant, to produce…

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Tags: biofertiliser, digestate, anaerobic digestion

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AD industry pays tribute to late Hugh Vaughan at awards dinner

The anaerobic digestion (AD) industry celebrated the life of AD pioneer Hugh Vaughan at its annual AD & Biogas and Industry Awards last night (Wednesday 5 July). Hugh Vaughan, who was UK Director at pump and mixer manufacturer Landia, tragically passed away earlier this year with his wife in…

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Tags: ad & biogas industry awards, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, anaerobic digestion, world biogas association, un sustainable development goals

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Biogas key to tackling global methane emissions - C40 Cities

Global megacities network C40 Cities has described biogas as key to tackling global methane emissions at global tradeshow UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. Amrita Sinha Kataria, Manager of the Sustainable Solid Waste Systems Network at C40 Cities, said: There is…

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Tags: biogas, cities, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, methane, climate change, world biogas association

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