LATEST Market Data Published

Today we have published the latest data on the UK AD & Biogas market in our Pipeline spreadsheet (to access it click on the "Operational & proposed plant data" dropdown box followed by the "Pipeline Data" link).

  • Industry capacity rises to 730 MWe-equivalent, from 557 AD plants
  • 10.7 TWh of biogas generated in 2016 - including 3.5 TWh gas-to-grid, 2.8 TWh electricity



The Pipeline gives the best view of the AD industry as it stands and is available for members of ADBA to download and use. It gives details of all the AD plants in the UK inside and outside of the water sector, and shows those currently in operation and in the planning process. The following details are provided:

  • Plant type
  • Electrical capacity from CHP plants;
  • Biomethane plants and capacity;
  • Feedstock type & capacity;
  • Energy generation from AD;
  • AD plant growth over time;
  • Capacity projections;

... and more

Head over to our market analysis page where you will be able to download the Pipeline. The data is compiled using information we receive from members, BDS planning data, official information updated by BEIS and Ofgem, the news and other general information.


We encourage members to contact us to add or amend any data in the Pipeline. If you spot any errors, please don’t hesitate to send me an e-mail ( or give me a call (020 3735 8115) to make any amendments, or alternatively you can contact Ollie More (020 3567 0751).


If you would like to learn more about the exciting future of the industry, why not attend the UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017?

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