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Posted in June 2018

MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Arreton AD facility sold to Foresight Group

A renewable energy facility at the heart of the Isle of Wight has been sold to a London investment firm in a major multi-million pound deal.

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, biomethane

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Ofgem issue first provisional tariff guarantee notice under reformed RHI scheme

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Under the reformed Renewable Heat Incentive scheme that came into force on 22 May 2018, Ofgem has a duty to release updates to the Tariff Guarantee application process every week. Ofgem's latest information has just been released. The weekly information consists of: Number of tariff guarantee applications made The number of…

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

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PRESS STATEMENT: Anaerobic digestion industry response to Feed-In Tariff consultation

Responding to the government's new Feed-In Tariff (FIT) consultation, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “With the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) confirmed to close in just nine months’ time, this was an opportunity for the government to prove that it is committed to providing the…

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Tags: press release, FIT, on-farm AD, Charlotte Morton, beis, anaerobic digestion

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BEIS launch long-awaited FIT consultation: 31 March 2019 scheme closure, CHP replacement

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BEIS have today launched their long-awaited FIT consultation officially titled “CONSULTATION ON THE FEED-IN TARIFFS SCHEME”. The consultation runs until 13 September 2018 and a summary of the consultation is set out below. (BEIS have also today launched a call for evidence on the future role for small-scale low-carbon…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, beis, FIT, UK AD & Biogas, fit closure, chp replacement, budget reconcilliation

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BEIS launch call for evidence on post-FIT electricity support

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Alongside the closure of the Feed-in Tariff scheme consultation launched today (click here for details on this), BEIS has also issued a call for evidence to gather views on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation.   Overview At the heart of the consultation is the question of how…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, renewable financial incentives, FIT, consultation, beis, Feed-in-Tariff, ppa, Ofgem, targeted charging review, network charging, thom koller

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New RHI data up to May 2018 – what are the chances of a degression?

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Last week, BEIS published their latest forecasts for estimated spend for the Non-domestic RHI scheme. The latest assessment includes data up to the 31st May 2018, and can be found here. In the last month, forecast spend for large biogas and biomethane has increased by £85m, following 41 new…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, UK AD & Biogas, beis, Ofgem, rhi spending, rhi forecast spend, rhi budget cap, rhi committed spend, degression, emiliano lewis

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UK transport policy ready for REDII

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As we have discussed in previous blogs the recast Renewable Energy Directive (REDII) has been provisionally agreed following the triologue negotiations between the different European Union institutions. For our overview of the incoming changes you can click here.   Key elements of the provisional agreement The provisions of the new…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, transport, Department for Transport, redii, renewable energy directive, renewable transport fuel obligation, RTFO, thom koller

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PRESS RELEASE: “Tide may be turning” for UK anaerobic digestion industry

The “tide may be turning” for the UK anaerobic digestion (AD) industry, according to the head of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA).

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Tags: press release, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, market report, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, RHI, food waste, circular economy package, on-farm AD

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National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios: 50 TWh of biomethane by 2050?

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Last week National Grid launched their Future Energy Scenarios (FES) report – July 2018. The report can be downloaded here. Given the difficulties with forecasting a single energy future over the long term, the aim of the FES report is to create a range of credible futures and different scenarios that…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, renewable heat, heat decarbonisation, future energy scenarios, national grid

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Biomethane and HM Treasury’s fuel duty differential

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Following the publication by the Department for Transport of the Road to Zero Strategy, government is now underway on a follow-up piece of work on natural gas and biomethane as vehicle fuels. Additional work is required to meet the Strategy's aim of reducing HGV greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2025. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, HM Treasury, Department for Transport, road to zero, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, thom koller

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National Infrastructure Commission calls for mandatory separate food waste collections by 2025

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Last week, the National Infrastructure Commission released their National Infrastructure Assessment. The Assessment, which you can read here, aims to provide a clear, long term strategy for the UK’s economic infrastructure from 2020 to 2050, which can then provide long term clarity for industry and the supply chain. The Commission…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, national infrastructure commission, national infrastructure assessment, separate food waste collections, Defra, resources and waste strategy, nic, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: CooperOstlund recognised for AD innovation

CooperOstlund, the UK’s leading provider of gas engine specification and maintenance services, was highly commended in the Best AD Support (Technical) category at this year’s AD & Biogas Awards. The ceremony, which recognises excellence across the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry, took place earlier this week (11 July) at the Vox…

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Tags: member's press release, ad & biogas industry awards 2018

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New ADBA Market Report July 2018 published

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The July 2018 version of the ADBA Market Report was launched last week at the UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018, and is now up online on the ADBA website. If you would like to download a copy, click here. This report outlines the current state of the anaerobic digestion (AD)…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, RHI, RTFO, FIT, industry projections, market report, emiliano lewis

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New Policy Connect report outlines the role of biomethane in the future of gas

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Last week Policy Connect launched their new report titled "Producing Low Carbon Gas: Future Gas Series Part 2", to which ADBA contributed, in which they outline the role of biogases and hydrogen in our energy mix to decarbonise the UK economy. Click here to download the full report. This is the…

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Tags: Policy Connect, carbon connect, low carbon, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, biogas, anaerobic digestion, heat decarbonisation, emiliano lewis

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PRESS RELEASE: Best in biogas celebrated at industry awards ceremony

The most exciting innovations in anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas were celebrated in style last night at the AD & Biogas Industry Awards Ceremony 2018.

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Tags: press release, ad & biogas industry awards, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Charlotte Morton, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018

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