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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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Lord Deben, Chairman of the UK Committee on Climate Change, to open World Biogas Summit 2020

Lord Deben, Chairman of the UK Committee on Climate Change, to open World Biogas Summit 2020 The Rt. Hon John Gummer, Lord Deben, Chairman of the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC), will provide the opening keynote address to the 2nd World Biogas Summit Themed "There's No Net Zero without…

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ELMS, EA, and Digestate

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ELMS (Environmental Land Management Scheme) On Friday 31st July ADBA responded to Defra’s Policy Discussion consultation on the Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS). The response was focussed around the questions posed by Defra in the Policy Discussion consultation, which focussed on the design principles, objectives, ensuring participation, and…

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Tags: elms, Defra, Environment Agency, digestate drying, digestate, nutrient recycling, sam hinton, rps

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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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Food waste recycler Andigestion achieves prestigious ADCS certification

Food waste recycler Andigestion achieves prestigious ADCS certification Food waste recycler Andigestion’s Holsworthy site in Devon has become only the third plant in the UK to achieve certification under a new scheme which recognises good operational, environmental and health & safety performance. Holsworthy recycles up to 76,000 tonnes…

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ADBA signs joint open letter to Defra Secretary of State asking for ban of oxodegradable plastics

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) joins seven other associations in signing an open letter to the Rt Hon George Eustice demanding a ban on oxodegradable plastics. Read the open letter Other signatories are: The British Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association The Environmental Services Association The Foodservice Packaging Association…

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ADBA Response to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Consultation

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ADBA responded to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Consultation on 'Changes to RHI Support and COVID-19 Response' earlier this week. The response reiterated ADBA and its members thoughts on: Introducing a flexible 3rd allocation of Tariff Guarantees (TGs) Extension of Commissioning Deadlines for Projects Currently Holding a…

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Tags: rebecca thompson, sam hinton, RHI, beis, consultations, green gas consultation, future

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RHI Consultant Required

ADBA Members this is an opportunity to work with an Operator member who has asked to speak with an RHI consultant. They are wanting to find out if their plant and new potential on-farm installations will be eligible for RHI support. Please contact Sam Hinton if you can support this…

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Tags: RHI, eligibility criteria, sam hinton, consultants, member support

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Ofgem pointers regarding the Fuel Measurement and Sampling – FMS – Questionnaire’s

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The FMS is a process that fuelled stations have to follow on a monthly basis and are agreed with Ofgem during the accreditation process for a generating station. At the Spring ADBA Member’s Meeting Ofgem discussed a few pointers for participants submitting amended FMSQ’s; If it…

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Tags: Ofgem, RHI, fms, fmsq, sam hinton, feedstock, ADBA members, members meeting

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Changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive: urgent call for industry feedback

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This week, BEIS released a number of consultations on future support for clean heat. Among them was a stakeholder notice outlining the government’s intention to make changes to the Non-Domestic RHI (NDRHI) scheme, including the response to the COVID-19 crisis, with an urgent deadline of 19th May to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, beis, Ofgem, digestate, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, covid-19, corona virus, coronavirus, rhi tariff guarantees

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ADBA and REA launch joint survey to treat surplus organic waste generated by Covid-19 lockdown

ADBA and REA launch joint survey to treat surplus organic waste generated by Covid-19 lockdown The Environment Agency and devolved nations’ regulators have expressed concern over the issue of organic waste surpluses created by the Covid-19 lockdown.  In response, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, Charlotte Morton, Defra, ea#, REA, covid-19, lockdown, food waste

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COVID-19 and propane contingency planning

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Members who own and operate biomethane plants have been assessing the risks related to COVID-19 associated with their assets. They have been engaging with their supply chains and have been making contingency plans to ensure their operations can continue with minimum disruption. Propane is one of the aspects that has…

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Tags: corona virus, coronavirus, risk management, risk mitigation, rebecca thompson, propane, propanation, biomethane, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, anaerobic digestion, food waste, Ofgem, UK AD & Biogas

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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Readiness Bulletin   Issue 4 – 19 March 2020

This business readiness bulletin for trade associations, business representative bodies and business intermediaries provides important information for you and your business members and networks on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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