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Notice – Reopening Call for OFGEM Case Studies

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As previously advertised, ADBA will be writing to the new Ofgem Chief Executive, Jonathan Brearley regarding a list of issues identified to date amongst the industry stakeholders in their dealings with the office. However, we understand that Mr Brearley will now not be starting at Ofgem until February 2020. As such,…

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Conservatives Publish Election Manifesto

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The Conservative Party has published its manifesto for the 2019 election, which includes several key policies relevant for the AD sector, which are outlined below. The Conservatives will use the £1 billion ‘Ayrton Fund’ to develop affordable and accessible clean energy that will ‘improve lives and help us…

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Labour Publishes Manifesto

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The Labour Party have published their manifesto, outlining their energy and climate policies for the forthcoming election. Summarised below are their key policies relevant to the AD sector; Labour will create a Sustainable Investment Board to bring together the Chancellor, Business Secretary and Bank of England Governor to oversee, co-ordinate…

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Liberal Democrats Publish Manifesto

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The Liberal Democrats have published their manifesto for the 2019 election, dedicting an entire chapter to green issues. Their topline policies include: ● An emergency programme to insulate all Britain’s homes by 2030, cutting emissions and fuel bills and ending fuel poverty. ● Investing in renewable power so that at least 80 per…

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Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019

Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019 ADBA National Conference 2019 will feature an "In Conversation with" session with Chris Stark, CEO of the UK Committee on Climate Change. Conference will focus on how anaerobic digestion and biogas can contribute to addressing the climate emergency over…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, ADBA National Conference

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ADBA represents the AD industry as an Expert Witness for EfW and Circular Economy Policy Commission’

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On Monday, ADBA’s Senior Policy Manager, Rebecca Thompson, sat on a panel of experts to address the Energy Research Accelerator’s Policy Commission on Energy from Waste (EfW) and the Circular Economy in the Midlands.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Energy from Waste, Circular Economy, midlands, east midlands biogas centre, waste hierarchy, biorefinery

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AD Market survey: Informing DEFRA policy

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Members of the anaerobic digestion and composting industries are being invited to participate in a new study to map the market for organics recycling. This work has been commissioned by WRAP on behalf of Defra. It will be carried out by an independent research consultancy, Winning Moves, with the input…

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Anaerobic digestion trade association publishes wish list for General Election manifestos

Anaerobic digestion trade association publishes wish list for General Election manifestos As the UK prepares for a December General Election, the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has written to national party leaders setting out a list of policies for the new government to embrace.  In her letter,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, treasury, cabb, general election

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Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body

Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body in light of Oil and Gas Authority report Government needs to look at alternatives following the suspension of fracking as recommended by Oil and Gas Authority. Biogas offers an environmentally friendly alternative that has the potential to…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, shale gas, fracking, government

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Call for evidence for ADBA’s response to the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund consultation

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Back in March, BEIS consulted on the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund’s (IETF) initial design stage, aimed at helping to reduce industrial emissions, which currently account for 25% of the UK’s total greenhouse gases. With £315m placed into the pot, the IETF has two main objectives, which…

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ADBA welcomes ENA’s support for biomethane in Pathways to Net Zero Report

ADBA welcomes ENA's support for biomethane in Pathways to Net Zero Report The Energy Networks Association (ENA) this week published the first report from its Gas Decarbonisation Project, Pathways to Net Zero, in which it predicts "a major expansion of biomethane supply to the gas networks" by 2030 and beyond.…

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Contact Ofgem’s Innovation Link for support on low-carbon innovation projects

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Over the last 3 years, Ofgem’s Innovation Link has provided support to over 200 innovators looking to launch new products, services or business models. Many of these have the potential to help the UK decarbonise in the smartest, lowest cost way. Specifically, Innovation Link’s team has informed, and…

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Member Press Release - Landia Chopper Pumps win battle to create new legacy

With a £60M investment aimed at producing 30% more green energy from its largest sewage treatment works, Severn Trent’s upgrade of its twelve anaerobic digesters has put people and pumps to the ultimate test. Severn Trent are experienced in treating sludge with Advanced Digestion but converting its conventional…

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NFU and LGA to provide keynote speeches at ADBA National Conference in December

NFU and LGA to provide keynote speeches at ADBA National Conference in December Stuart Roberts, Vice-President, National Farmers Union, will discuss achieving net zero in agriculture Cllr David Renard, Chair of Economy, Environment, Housing and Transport Board,  Local Government Association, on their views on the implementation of separate food…

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ADBA submits Budget proposals to Chancellor

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*Update - The Government has now withdrawn the Budget pending a general election motion* ADBA has written to the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, setting out the industry's views on the policies needed to support anaerobic digestion in the years ahead. These priorities focus on encouraging better cross-departmental working to drive…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives

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