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IKEA is looking for food waste handling and valorisation collaborators

IKEA, in partnership with SLU (the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), is currently screening the global market for food waste handling and valorisation solutions in order to identify candidates for future collaboration.

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Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019

Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019 ADBA National Conference 2019 will feature an "In Conversation with" session with Chris Stark, CEO of the UK Committee on Climate Change. Conference will focus on how anaerobic digestion and biogas can contribute to addressing the climate emergency over…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, ADBA National Conference

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ADBA represents the AD industry as an Expert Witness for EfW and Circular Economy Policy Commission’

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On Monday, ADBA’s Senior Policy Manager, Rebecca Thompson, sat on a panel of experts to address the Energy Research Accelerator’s Policy Commission on Energy from Waste (EfW) and the Circular Economy in the Midlands.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Energy from Waste, Circular Economy, midlands, east midlands biogas centre, waste hierarchy, biorefinery

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ADBA at the Farm Business Innovation show

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This week ADBA’s Ellis, Maddie and Sam attended the Farm Business Innovation Show. The event was held in Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre on the 6th and 7th of November. The show was a collection of farming’s weird and wonderful forms of diversification and innovation,…

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Tags: ellis, maddie, sam hinton, anaerobic digestion, farming, innovation

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Anaerobic digestion trade association publishes wish list for General Election manifestos

Anaerobic digestion trade association publishes wish list for General Election manifestos As the UK prepares for a December General Election, the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has written to national party leaders setting out a list of policies for the new government to embrace.  In her letter,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, treasury, cabb, general election

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Biogen acquires anaerobic digestion plant in South West England

Biogen acquires anaerobic digestion plant in South West England Biogen, the anaerobic digestion portfolio platform led by Ancala Partners LLP (‘Ancala’), has acquired a 1.1MW operational anaerobic digestion facility located in Weston-super-Mare, England, from Enovert for an undisclosed sum. The facility will be integrated into Ancala’s…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, ancala, Biogen, enovert

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Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body

Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body in light of Oil and Gas Authority report Government needs to look at alternatives following the suspension of fracking as recommended by Oil and Gas Authority. Biogas offers an environmentally friendly alternative that has the potential to…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, shale gas, fracking, government

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‘Business is Great’ event showcases expertise to Spain

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Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of participating in a ‘Business is Great’ networking event organised by the UK Department of International Trade (DIT) in Barcelona.

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Tags: dit, spain, export, networking, conference

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Reviewing the EA’s Standard Rules Permit Consultations

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This week Sam Hinton has been reviewing the EA’s Standard Rules Permit Consultations. During the week he has participated in teleconference and a meeting in Rushen, which were the Biowaste and Plastics Working Group and the CIWM Biological Treatment SIG respectively.

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Tags: technical, regulation, EA

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Site visit to Barfoot Energy

Last week Sam Hinton, ADBA’s Technical Support Manager, visited the two AD plants operated by Barfoot Energy in the South of England. He visited them to talk through ADBA’s current work, regulatory changes on the horizon, visit the sites and to obtain their input on the…

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Department for Transport – Quarterly Stakeholder Workshop

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The Department for Transport’s Quarterly Stakeholder Workshop included talks from NovaPangaea, BEIS, Supergen Bioenergy Hub, UKPIA and the RTFO Unit. It was good to see that Rika Biofuels, who are developing an anaerobic digestion plant to turn straw to liquid biomethane, was one of the winners of the …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, sam hinton, RTFO, DfT

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Feedstock (Waste) – Opportunity – West Midlands

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We have received an enquiry from a company who are looking to dispose of their waste streams through AD. What: They are looking to dispose of the pH adjusted citric acid in a more sustainable way and to reduce costs. They have already had BMP tests carried out on this…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste, feedstock, sam hinton

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ADBA submits Budget proposals to Chancellor

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*Update - The Government has now withdrawn the Budget pending a general election motion* ADBA has written to the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, setting out the industry's views on the policies needed to support anaerobic digestion in the years ahead. These priorities focus on encouraging better cross-departmental working to drive…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives

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Expert workshop – Innovations in sustainable bioenergy feedstocks

The workshop was organised by Ricardo and run with BEIS to explore how innovations could increase; supply, profitability, reduce risk, and allow crops to be grown in a wider range of conditions and improve harvesting or planting techniques for bioenergy. The workshop tended to focus on GHG accounting current and…

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Tags: sam hinton, anaerobic digestion, bioenergy, energy crops, digestate, future feedstock, R&D, beis, crop operators

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Policy Report for October 2019

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Our Policy Team has finalised the update to the Policy Report for October 2019. The previous version was published in April 2019 and since quite a few legislative changes have been put forward. The main emphasis was put on the RHI closure and future support for green gas; the Smart Export Guarantee…

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