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Posted in May 2013

Local authorities' guide to UK AD & Biogas 2013

With a host of content available for local authorities at UK AD & Biogas 2013, we thought we’d give you our ultimate local authorities’ guide to the UK’s only AD and biogas trade show. Click on the image to see the full guide. Find out more and register.

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A farmers' guide to UK AD & Biogas 2013

With a host of on-farm anaerobic digestion content available at UK AD & Biogas 2013, we thought we’d give you our ultimate farmers’ guide to the UK’s only AD and biogas trade show. Click on the image to see the full guide. Find out more and register.

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Biomethane to Grid WG - RHI pre-accreditation, VOCs from food waste

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Yesterday’s Biomethane to Grid Working Group started in good spirits, following news that all gas distribution networks (GDNs) had accepted the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) 1% oxygen class exemption. This allows biomethane to be injected into the grid with a 1% oxygen composition – previously under Gas Safety Management Regulations…

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Tags: biomethane to grid, DECC, HSE, preliminary accredtion

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Meet our new board member Philipp Lukas

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We are delighted that Philipp Lukas, Managing Director of Future Biogas has now joined our board of directors. We asked Philipp why he’s so passionate about AD, what his proudest AD achievement is and where he hopes to see ADBA in the future. Here is what he said:Why…

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AD planning data

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Details of all AD projects within the planning system in the UK are now available for ADBA members via our website here. This page explains how to access DECC’s planning database, which shows up-to-date figures on which company has made an application, where the plant will be located, its…

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Tags: DECC, planning

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Q&A with Alan Lovell, Chairman and Chief Executive, Tamar Energy

Ahead of UK AD & Biogas 2013 (3-4 July, NEC Birmingham), we asked conference speaker Alan Lovell, Chairman and Chief Executive of Tamar Energy, our event sponsor about the strengths of anaerobic digestion, what he is working on and what message he would like to get across to visitors of the…

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Tags: Tamar Energy, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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ADBA welcomes Energy Entrepreneurs Fund

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Responding to DECC’s announcement of £19M available to support innovative products in energy efficiency, storage and low carbon generation, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA said: There is a huge amount of innovation across the AD sector, and programmes such as the Energy…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, DECC, funding, innovation

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Feed in Tariff and Small Scale AD: information submitted to government

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At our members’ meeting in April, one of the key topics we discussed was the impact of Feed in Tariff degression, especially at the smaller scale market. You can also read more about our response to this in the latest edition of AD & Biogas News (issue 17, p. 24). Since then,…

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Tags: DECC, Feed-in-Tariff, financial incentives, FIT, Matt Hindle, small scale AD

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Transport sector calls for low carbon fuel

 ADBA PRESS RELEASE Bringing together all those with an interest in the biomethane and gas vehicle market, the UK’s first Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, sponsored by Infineum and held at London’s City Hall on Wednesday 5 June, demonstrated the clear demand and opportunity for…

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Tags: biomethane, Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, Charlotte Morton, DfT, gas vehicle hub, gas vehicles, Low CVP, transport, Transport KTN, UK AD & Biogas

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Q&A with Dr Jonathan Scurlock, NFU

Ahead of UK AD & Biogas 2013 (3-4 July, NEC Birmingham), we asked conference speaker Dr Jonathan Scurlock, National Farmers Union (NFU) about what he is working on and what he is trying to achieve in the next three years:What are you working on at the moment that you’re…

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Tags: NFU, on-farm, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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Funding awards for innovation

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Under the Future Cities Solutions programme, the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) has announced £5m funding to stimulate solutions to challenges facing UK cities, including energy and transport. TSB launched the Future Cities Demonstrator competition in the summer of 2012. In a first phase 29 UK cities were funded to carry out feasibility…

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Green Investment Bank considers £50m debt finance for AD

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Addressing issues around financing anaerobic digestion projects, the Green Investment Bank (GIB) has published its first market report on AD. As well identifying the opportunities and barriers for investment, it was pleasing to read that the GIB is ‘actively investigating’ the option of directly investing £50m of debt financing for…

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Food waste vital to the circular economy

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Welcoming the Environmental Services Association (ESA) report Going for Growth – A Practical Route to a Circular Economy, launched yesterday [Mon 10], Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA said: The government has recognised that AD realises the ‘greatest environmental benefit’ of any treatment option for food waste,…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, Circular Economy, ESA, food waste

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Clarke Energy speeds Agrivert in producing renewable power in Oxfordshire

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE Clarke Energy is assisting Agrivert to produce renewable energy from Oxfordshire Council’s waste. Agrivert’s new Wallingford Anaerobic digestion facility is helping to deliver a sustainable solution to both waste treatment and renewable energy production in Oxfordshire. The anaerobic digester processes food waste collected from…

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Tags: Agrivert, CHP, Clarke Energy

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Welcome to the UK AD & Biogas 2013 issue of AD & Biogas News

This is an exciting time for the AD industry: between April 2012 and April 2013 the number of AD plants outside of the water sector increased by 46%, with two thirds of that growth taking place in the second half of the year indicating a significant increase in the rate of growth. However,…

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Tags: AD & Biogas News, Charlotte Morton, FIT, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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