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BEIS eye up food waste

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At the kind invitation of members, over the last few weeks ADBA has arranged for 25 civil servants to visit AD plants. Last week a group from BEIS, including staff working on the FIT and CfD visited Agrivert’s West London plant. The plant is 2.4MWe, takes 39,000 tonnes of food…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, beis, biogas, Agrivert, Feed-in-Tariff, CfD, thom koller, food waste operators, financial incentives, food waste, FIT, consultation

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Autumn statement: is no news (mostly) good news?

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The Chancellor's first autumn statement was long on doomsday economic forecasting and short on white rabbits, dividing lines or really and kind of serviceable metaphor. While there may be plenty of changes the AD sector would like to see in government policy, in that context a statement short…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, FIT, food waste, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, beis

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Ofgem webinar for FIT applicants

Ofgem have asked us to publicise a webinar on 6th December on “How to submit a successful FIT application” which will mainly focus on applicants converting their preliminary applications to full but will cover a range of topics that may be useful to all those involved in…

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Tags: Ofgem, FIT, feed-in tariff, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Matt Hindle, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives

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ADBA responds to Public Accounts Committee inquiry into the LCF

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Following the National Audit Office’s October 2016 report into the Levy Control Framework (LCF), available here, we have submitted our views to the Committee who will meet on 30 November to discuss the report and the LCF more generally. In April 2015 the Department for Energy and Climate Change, now the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, renewable financial incentives, renewable electricity, consultation, public accounts committee, FIT, food waste operators, crop operators, levy control framework, national audit office, beis, thom koller

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Public Accounts Committee to investigate Levy Control Framework

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Following the release of the National Audit Office’s 2016 report on the Levy Control Framework (LCF) and its control of consumer-funded costs of energy policies the Public Accounts Committee of the House of Commons has launched its own inquiry – details of which can be seen here. You can…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, public accounts committee, FIT, levy control framework, national audit office, thom koller

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ADBA Members hear updates on FIT, RHI, RTFO, food waste and more

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The AD industry gathered in London for ADBA’s Members’ Meeting on Monday, for discussions on a range of industry, policy and political discussions. Political context After an introduction from Charlotte, ADBA Strategic Adviser Chris Huhne shared his thoughts on the political and economic context for the industry.…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, FIT, food waste, renewable financial incentives, Charlotte Morton, Defra, financial incentives, Ofgem, Ollie More, Feed-in-Tariff, beis, thom koller, jess allan, emma thomas, adba map, market report, policy report, data, information

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BEIS delay FIT consultation response

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Government has delayed its response to the FIT consultation. The response was expected in autumn with proposals to come into effect from 1 January 2017 - this has now been changed. In a message sent out to all who had submitted a response to the consultation, BEIS wrote: Since this consultation closed…

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Tags: beis, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, FIT, consultation, thom koller, biogas

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Agrivert achieves first power at 2 of the last food waste plants to be built

Agrivert announces successful completion of G59 (first electricity supply to grid) at its two latest Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facilities; securing their tariffs for the next 20 years. The two new plants in South Wales and North London will strengthen the network of food waste facilities that Agrivert operate to a total…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, member's press release, Agrivert, food waste, food waste operators, financial incentives, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, g59

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ADBA contributes to House of Lords UK energy policy inquiry

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The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee (EAC) inquiry into the economics of UK energy policy closes this week. The Committee is assessing successes and failures of recent policy interventions and current subsidy arrangements in the energy market. It intends to present a report and recommendations for…

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Tags: economic affairs committee, House of Lords, consultation, energy policy, renewable financial incentives, biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, RHI, FIT, Renewables Obligation, hinkley point c, energy market design, thom koller

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House of Lords UK energy policy inquiry: help us show that AD is better than Hinkley Point C

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The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee (EAC) inquiry into the economics of UK energy policy closes next week. You can download our draft response here. Comments are of course welcome. The Committee is considering recent policy interventions and current subsidies in the energy market. It will present a report…

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Tags: economic affairs committee, House of Lords, consultation, energy policy, renewable energy, renewable financial incentives, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, FIT, Renewables Obligation, crop operators, food waste operators, energy market design, efficiency, energy bill, hinkley point c, thom koller

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Leaving the EU: implications on UK energy policy

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The Energy and Climate Change Committee (ECC) is exploring the implications for UK energy policy of leaving the European Union. The aim of the inquiry is to understand the implications of the UK’s departure from the EU on UK energy policy, and determine which policy areas will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, FIT, renewable financial incentives, ECC committee, consultation, European Union, brexit, food waste operators, crop operators, energy trilemma, biomethane in transport, RTFO, renewable heat, Climate Change Act, renewable energy directive, thom koller

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Ofgem to host webinar on FIT accreditation

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Ofgem are to host a webinar on 25 August to set out key information on submitting FIT applications. Ofgem has contacted all applicants whose preliminary accreditation is due to lapse in September to invite them to sign up.  The webinar, titled ‘How to submit a successful FIT…

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Tags: Ofgem, webinar, renewable financial incentives, FIT, Feed-in-Tariff, pre-accreditation, accreditation, fit application, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, thom koller

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MPs question Ofgem application delays

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Ronnie Cowan MP for Inverclyde has asked the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the average length of time is that feed-in tariff applications have been queued since applying for full accreditation; and what steps his Department is taking to increase the timelines of…

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Tags: beis, Ofgem, FIT, delays, pre-accreditation, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives

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BEIS meet with ADBA members: additional FIT evidence requested

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With the England v Pakistan cricket fourth test match taking place nearby, Oval was abuzz yesterday afternoon - but the real action was the BEIS Feed-in Tariff team coming to our offices to meet with ADBA members. BEIS (formerly DECC) asked us to arrange a small evidence workshop to collect…

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Tags: FIT, feed-in tariff, beis, consultation, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, capex, opex, hurdle rates, thom koller

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FIT consultation: government asks ADBA members for extra evidence

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On 14 July we submitted our response to DECC's consultation on the future of the Feed-in Tariff. You can download our response here. On reviewing the evidence base the FIT team have asked ADBA to provide additional evidence on hurdle rates and capital and operational expenditure for…

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Tags: DECC, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, FIT, renewable financial incentives, consultation, heat use, sustainability criteria, deployment caps, FIT degression, crop operators, food waste operators, on farm ad

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