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The future of the RHI

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In the coming weeks we are expecting that changes will be made to the RHI for 2016-17, and that DECC will launch a consultation on the RHI, with substantial reforms likely for 2017/18 forwards. We are in close contact with DECC to ensure that the industry’s views are represented…

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Tags: DECC, Ofgem, consultation, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, RHI, food waste operators, crop operators, member survey, anaerobic digestion, decarbonisation, cost-effectiveness, renewable energy directive

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Green gas trimming carbon this Christmas

Green gas will be cooking your giblets this Christmas and for many festive seasons to come. Thanks to rapid growth this year, with a quadrupling of biomethane-to-grid plant numbers from 10 to 40, more households are cooking with home-grown green gas than ever before. Today the anaerobic digestion industry generates 31,000m3/hr…

Posted in: ADBA News, ADBA Press Release, Policy updates

Tags: press release, green gas, indigenous gas, biomethane, christmas, turkey, energy security, decarbonisation, farm resilience, food production, RHI, capacity, gas oven, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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CFD implementation in Northern Ireland — help us shape DETI’s strategy

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The Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment (DETI) in Northern Ireland has published a Discussion Paper seeking stakeholders views on the specific Northern Ireland strategic policy issues that implementing CFDs will bring for consumers and renewable electricity generators in Northern Ireland. The paper sets out wider policy issues and the…

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Tags: deti, Northern Ireland, CfD, will bushby, anaerobic digestion, consultation, renewable energy, decarbonisation

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ADBA evaluates party manifestos

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Each of the main political parties have emphasised their green credentials to varying degrees in recent months. This week has seen each of the parties release their manifesto documents, enabling us to analyse their pledges in more detail. The Labour Party Labour’s manifesto commitment to support green gas…

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Tags: party manifestos, manifesto, Parliament, general election, Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, biogas, decarbonisation, Circular Economy, waste management, recycling, food waste, resource efficiency and zero waste britain act, landfill tax, greenhouse gas emissions, Green investment Bank, zero carbon britain, Derek Sivyer

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ADBA welcomes Labour’s green manifesto pledges

Labour has today published its party manifesto document, which includes a number of key commitments for the renewables industry. The manifesto includes pledges to: Create an Energy Security Board to plan and deliver the UK’s energy mix; including a commitment to green gas. Introduce a legal target to…

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Tags: party manifesto, general election, Labour, labourrenewables, biogas, food waste, energy security board, decarbonisation, Green investment Bank, GIB, manifesto, low carbon, Derek Sivyer

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The fifth carbon budget - call for evidence

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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) have released a call for evidence on the fifth carbon budget. The budget will put a legal limit on UK emissions of greenhouse gases over the period 2028 – 2032. The carbon budget is important as it provides benchmarks towards the 2050 target, it ensures regular progress…

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Tags: carbon budget, CCC, will bushby, Climate Change Act, climate change, low-carbon, low-carbon tech, decarbonisation, anaerobic digestion, consultation

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Biogas key to decarbonising heat in ceramics sector: DECC report

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A DECC commissioned report into decarbonising heat use in industry has pinpointed the ceramics sector as an area where biogas can have an important long term impact. The report focused on six areas (refineries, metals, non-metallic minerals (cement, ceramics, and glass), paper and pulp, chemicals, and food and drink, reviewing…

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Tags: ceramics, decarbonisation, DECC, heat

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Labour's low-carbon agenda becomes (slightly) clearer

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One possible shape for the future of green investment became a little clearer last night, as shadow chancellor Ed Balls MP spoke at a Green Alliance event on the future of UK infrastructure. Balls reiterated Labour’s support for a 2030 power sector decarbonisation target in the Energy Bill which is…

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Tags: 2015, decarbonisation, Ed Balls, energy bill, green growth, Labour, Matt Hindle

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Dissecting the Energy Bill

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The publication of the Energy Bill was predictably overshadowed in the media by the Leveson Report, partly because there were few surprises left following last week’s announcement of the key agreements between the coalition parties. As ADBA said at the time, the best news for AD may well turn…

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Tags: CCC, decarbonisation, DECC, energy bill, Tim Yeo

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