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Defra farming consultation: AD offers the only means of decarbonising manure management

ADBA has today submitted its response to the Defra consultation, Health and Harmony: The Future for Food, Farming and the Environment in a Green Brexit. You can download our submission here. In our response we make the case that with just 2.3 million tonnes of farm waste currently going to AD…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, FIT, RHI, renewable financial incentives, consultation, Defra, common agricultural policy cap, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, ammonia emissions, agriculture bill, future of on farm ad, climate change mitigation, soil health, public goods, thom koller

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Future of heat: International comparisons of heat decarbonisation policies

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As part of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)'s future framework for heat decarbonisation, Vivid Economics was commissioned to summarise the evidence base on how other countries provide heating and cooling and what the UK can learn from them. They have produced a report, which…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, RHI, Renewable Heat Incentive, beis, vivid economics, future of heat, heat decarbonisation, international news, thom koller

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Join Our New Public Affairs Group

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It is a critical time for the AD industry, as we await the imminent passing of the RHI into law, and begin to consider future support for the industry once it ends in a few years time. ADBA is a membership organisation, and its therefore hugely important that our public…

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Tags: RHI, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, digestate, beis

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Future funding for biogas heat

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is currently running a call for evidence on the Future Framework for Heat in Buildings. You can download the call for evidence here or read our blog from a few weeks ago for a summary. The call for evidence will help…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, consultation, renewable financial incentives, beis, combined heat and power, CHP, heat decarbonisation, innovation, Renewable Heat Incentive, thom koller

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Breaking news: House of Lords set to debate RHI reforms

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Following their successful journey through the House of Commons the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) the House of Lords is set to debate the regulations on Wednesday 9 May. Please note that the 'entry into force' of the regulations will not be instant upon the completion of the debate. There are formal…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, Renewable Heat Incentive, renewable financial incentives, rhi tariff guarantees, beis, House of Lords, thom koller

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Renewable Heat Incentive reforms pass Commons Committee stage

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The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) regulations were considered yesterday (23 April 2018) by the Second Delegated Legislation Committee (DLC). Claire Perry MP, Minister for Energy and Clean Growth introduced the regulations and discussed the reforms coming to the scheme. Staturoty Instruments like the RHI reforms that subject to the affirmative procedure are…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Renewable Heat Incentive, beis, House of Commons, Ofgem, thom koller

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Breaking news: RHI reforms set for Commons debate next week

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The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) reforms will be debated in the House of Commons next week, on Monday afternoon (23rd April). The reforms seek to implement the December 2016 government response to the consutlation on a reformed and refocused scheme. Following the debate in the Commons the statutory instrument will…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Renewable Heat Incentive, House of Commons, thom koller

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RHI Regulations Update - Contact Your MP

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The long Easter recess has had a knock-on effect on the passage of legislation through Parliament.  The most important piece that has been delayed are the Renewable Heat Incentive regulations, which at the time of writing are still slowly progressing through the Parliamentary process. ADBA is keenly aware that…

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Tags: food waste operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Charlotte Morton, financial incentives, beis

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Biomethane growth in Europe: everybody needs good neighbours

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The coming into force of the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is expected within the next few weeks. As detailed in our blog a few weeks ago, the draft RHI regulations have been laid and now Parliament needs to approve these regulations. This requires both Houses of Parliament approve the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Ireland, france, renewable financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, Renewable Heat Incentive, thom koller

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London report calls for less incineration and more AD

ADBA has welcomed a report published by the London Assembly’s Environment Committee that describes incineration of household waste as one of the ‘least desirable forms of management in the waste hierarchy’. The report states that the amount of waste sent for incineration has more…

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Ofgem RHI Industry Forum update

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Last week I attended Ofgem's RHI Industry Forum. The forum is an advisory body, not a decision making body. The purpose of this group is to assist Ofgem by reviewing selected procedures and documents associated with the delivery of both the Domestic and Non-Domestic RHI schemes and to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, Renewable Heat Incentive, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, sustainability, fmsq, rhi industry forum, thom koller

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Breaking news - RHI regulations laid before Parliament

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The long-awaited RHI regulations have now been laid before Parliament. There will be a period of six to eight weeks for parliamentary debate, and subsequent parliamentary approval, but after this the regulations would come in force. These timings are indicative, and subject to parliamentary time. The regulations will become…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Renewable Heat Incentive, rhi tariff guarantees, digestate drying, feedstock restrictions, chp efficiency, thom koller

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Is Contracts for Difference the future for AD electrical generation?

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is running a consultation on changes to Contracts for Difference (CfD) for Renewable Electricity Generation.  Ongoing until 9 March 2018 Government is considering various changes to the CfD scheme to enable it to continue to support new generation and provide best value…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, beis, consultation, renewable financial incentives, CfD, Contracts for Difference, thom koller

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Parliamentary Event - Energy Innovation Forum: Looking to the Future

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ADBA has been asked to invite its members to exhibit at a forthcoming display of green energy technology in Parliament. Hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Renewable and Sustainable Energy, parliamentarians will be invited to come and meet those involved in the green energy, technology and research sectors in…

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Urgent information from Ofgem on Renewable Obligation ITARs

If your accreditation application is for a generating station that is off grid or has zero export capacity, please be aware that there is an additional requirement for an Independent Technical Assurance Report (ITAR). Ofgem have notified to us that they have a number of applications pending accreditation due to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, renewable financial incentives, Renewables Obligation, independent technical assurance report, Ofgem, renewables obligation certificates, thom koller

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