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Posted in May 2013

Energy tycoon increases stake in Kirk Group

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE Green energy tycoon Simon Rigby has increased his stake in Kirk Group to 66.6%, becoming the largest shareholder. Established in 2003 Kirk Group is now a global specialist in liquid and biogas storage solutions for the water, wastewater, anaerobic digestion and biogas industries, working in partnership with specialist…

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Tags: investment news, Kirk Group

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Meet Richard Molyneux, our new Head of Membership

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We are delighted that Richard Molyneux has joined our team this week as Head of Membership. Richard is looking forward to meeting many of you at our upcoming trade show UK AD & Biogas 2013, however would also love to meet you in person after the show, so if you are…

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Tags: ADBA team, member services, Richard Molyneux

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Opportunities huge for biomethane and gas as transport fuel

Bringing together all those with an interest in the biomethane and gas vehicle market, the UK’s first Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, held at London’s City Hall on Wednesday 5 June, demonstrated the clear demand and opportunity for growth in this sector. Transport Minister Norman Baker (DfT) opened the…

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Tags: biomethane, Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, DfT, gas vehicles

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Consultation on European Waste Review begins

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The European Commission this week launched a review of key targets in the Waste Framework Directive, the Landfill Directive and the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive. The review is scheduled by the provisions of the directives, and aims to bring these targets in line with the Commission’s ambitions of…

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Tags: EU, European Commission, Waste Policy

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Energy Bill passes to Lords without decarbonisation target

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The Energy Bill’s Report Stage and Third Reading took place on 3rd and 4th June. The Bill has now passed to the House of Lords, with the Second Reading (where the bill is debated in the upper house for the first time) on 18 June. During the Commons debates, the…

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Tags: DECC, Ed Davey, energy bill, FIT, House of Commons, House of Lords

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UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2013 - nominees announced

We are excited to announce that our judges for the UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2013 (3 July, Concourse suites 1-2, NEC) have now selected their shortlist:1. Outstanding use of land through integration of AD AcrEnergy Malaby Biogas: Bore Hill Farm Biodigester 2. Innovation in sewage treatment through AD Monsal Veolia Water…

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Tags: Awards, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013, UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards

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Potential benefits of biomethane huge, says Norman Baker

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Speaking at the UK’s first Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference, City Hall, Sustainable Transport Minister Norman Baker said: The potential benefits of using biogas are huge so it is pleasing to see events like this taking place and raising its profile.   We…

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Tags: biomethane, DfT, Morton, Norman Baker, transport

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Hear from our speakers

Ahead of the UK’s biggest AD and biogas trade show we asked our speakers for an insight into what they are working on at the moment and what they hope to get across at UK AD & Biogas 2013. Here are some of their responses:Dr Jonathan Scurlock, NFU What…

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Tags: AHVLA, Monsal, NFU, SFQC, SH+E Group, Tamar Energy, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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"MPs must seize unique opportunity to support power sector decarbonisation" says alliance

ADBA PRESS RELEASE The following 55 organisations, including major trade associations, jointly called today on Members of Parliament to vote on 4 June in favour of the amendment put forward by Tim Yeo MP and Barry Gardiner MP to introduce a target in the Energy Bill that would commit the UK to…

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