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Posted in March 2014

Launch of small scale biogas-to-vehicle project

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Charlotte and I this week attended the launch of Evergreen Gas’ small scale biogas upgrade facility near Ludlow in Shropshire, which converts raw biogas into fuel suitable for transport vehicles. Biogas for use in vehicles offers huge potential through its ability to offset the cost of conventional fuels, while also…

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Tags: biogas upgrade, biogas upgrading, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane in transport, Transport Working Group

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Have your say on the future of permitting

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I’ve been in contact with a number of operators this week about the European ‘BREF’ process, which will have a major impact on the future of environmental permitting. ‘BREF’ refers to the reference documents for Best Available Technique (BAT), which sets out conclusions on what constitutes BAT for the…

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Tags: biowaste, BREF, Defra, EA, environmental permitting, Europe, European Commission, Matt Hindle, permitting, regulation, Waste

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CBS Concrete Products now supplying UK market

ADBA MEMBER NEWS CBS Concrete Products, is pleased to announce its expansion into the UK biogas market. The wholly owned subsidiary of CBS Beton, is an established supplier of high quality precast concrete wall solutions in the European biogas and agricultural markets, offering clamps and tanks along with a new…

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Tags: New member, UK AD & Biogas

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Editorial opportunity for AD projects relevant to pig farming sector

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As part of ADBA’s agreements to promote UK AD & Biogas to wider audiences we have been talking to the editor of a pig farming publication and have an interesting opportunity for our members. The magazine in question is thinking of printing a Renewable Energy Supplement in June and…

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Biodome International appoints international sales manager

ADBA MEMBER NEWS Biodome® International, part of Kirk Group, is a world leader manufacturer of double membrane gas holders with design, detailing and manufacture carried out in the UK. The company is currently entering an exciting phase of development, creating an identity of its own, feeding on the now well-known…

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Tags: appointments, Kirk

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Biomethane regulation moves forward

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Earlier this week I was at the latest meeting of the biomethane campaign group which we established with the Energy Networks Association. The group heard important updates from Ofgem on progress towards reducing some of the regulatory restrictions identified by EMIB, and discussed a consultation on new CEN standards for…

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Tags: biomethane, biomethane campaign, biomethane to grid, ENA, gas-to-grid, Matt Hindle, Ofgem, regulation

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Welcome to the latest issue of AD & Biogas News: ‘How can we get food waste policy right?’

If we want to realise the full potential of AD in the UK, then we cannot ignore one of the UK’s largest untapped feedstock streams – the food and drink industry’s food waste. Whilst it is unquestionable that we need to do everything possible to avoid food waste in…

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Tags: AD & Biogas News, Charlotte Morton, food waste

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Updated 2014/15 FIT & RHI tariffs

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With the start of the new financial year, Feed-in Tariff (FIT) and Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) support (for both existing and new accreditations) has been adjusted for inflation. On top of degression for small scale FIT projects, this leaves the following FIT tariffs effective from 1 April 2014: ≤250 kW = 12.46p/kWh >25…

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Tags: Feed-in-Tariff, financial incentives, FIT, Jordan Marshall, Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI

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FLI Energy begins construction of Euston biomethane to grid AD project

ADBA MEMBER NEWS FLI Energy, one of the UK & Ireland’s leading AD plant EPC contractors, has announced today that it has begun construction of the Euston biogas plant, a biomethane to grid anaerobic digestion project located on the Euston Estate in Suffolk, UK. Once operating to full capacity,…

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Tags: biomethane to grid, FLI Energy

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