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RHI consultation: government response published

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today released its much anticipated response to the RHI consultation. The release of the intentions for the scheme going forward brings a degree of certainty to the AD industry, with many projects on hold awaiting this crucial decision. The consultation…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, DECC, beis, consultation, RHI, renewable financial incentives, biogas heat, CHP, digestate, crop operators, food waste operators, thom koller, degression mechanism, crop feedstocks, rhi tariff guarantees

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Heat Network Investment Project: ensuring the funding is right for AD

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At last year's Spending Review £320 million of capital was announced to support investment in heat networks. This will form 10-20% of the total capital expenditure on supported heat networks, with the project aiming to leverage an additional £2 billion - increasing the proportion of heat supplied by heat…

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Tags: DECC, heat networks, hnip, consultation, anaerobic digestion, biogas heat, biomethane, renewable financial incentives, crop operators, food waste operators, district heating, RHI, thom koller

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£320 million for heat network investment: DECC open consultation

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DECC has launched a consultation to gather views on how to design, implement and manage the Heat Network Investment Project (HNIP), a £320m capital support fund designed to increase the volume of heat networks being built, deliver carbon savings, and help create the conditions necessary for a self-sustaining heat…

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Tags: DECC, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas heat, hnip, district heat, heat networks, heat use, Swancote Energy, RHI, investment, spending review, thom koller

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RHI consultation: response submitted

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Yesterday we submitted our response to DECC’s consultation on the RHI. You can download our full response here. Thank you to all our members who participated in the process, took part in our webinars and shared views, data and evidence. Our response makes a number of important arguments,…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, biomethane, biomethane to grid, crop operators, crop feedstocks, food waste operators, biogas heat, biogas, digestate, rhi tariff guarantees, thom koller, Matt Hindle

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RHI consultation response: last chance to comment

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Yesterday we discussed our RHI consultation response with many of you at our members’ meeting, and you can now download our draft responses on the key issues by clicking here. Our summary of the consultation proposals is still available here, and the consultation documents themselves are on DECC's…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, biomethane, biomethane to grid, crop operators, crop feedstocks, food waste operators, biogas, biogas heat, digestate, Matt Hindle, thom koller

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New DECC project with £300m to spend on heating networks

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As part of the Spending Review, the government announced £300m had been allocated for the construction of heating and/or cooling systems in England and Wales over the course of this Parliament. To design the support to best apportion this investment support DECC have launched…

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Tags: DECC, hnip, spending review, heat networks, biogas heat, RHI, anaerobic digestion, investment, crop operators, food waste operators

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Northern Ireland RHI: notice of scheme closure

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Following the news that the RHI will be closed to new entrants in Northern Ireland, the Department for Energy, Trade and Investment has published a formal notice of scheme closure on its website. This is available here: http://adbioresources.org/news/northern-ireland-rhi-to-close-from-march This means that: No applications for accreditation…

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Tags: deti, RHI, Northern Ireland, renewable financial incentives, biomethane, biogas, biogas heat, Matt Hindle, financial incentives

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Northern Ireland RHI to close from March

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The RHI will close to new applications for projects in Northern Ireland from the end of February, if plans proposed by the Energy, Trade and Investment Minister are approved next week.  Earlier this week, it had appeared that if legislation to close the scheme is approved by the Northern…

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Tags: Northern Ireland, RHI, ni, biomethane, biogas, biogas heat, anaerobic digestion, Matt Hindle, renewable financial incentives

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Last chance to let DECC know your views on encouraging innovation

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Thank you to all ADBA members who got in touch to share their views on the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC)’s Consultation on ensuring regulation encourages innovation. This consultation provides opportunity to inform UK government of the innovations and technological advancements being made in AD and…

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Tags: biomethane, renewable financial incentives, R&D, anaerobic digestion, RHI, FIT, DECC, consultation, research and innovation r&i forum, research and development, cpi, innovate uk, bioresources, graphene, bioplastics, algae, energy storage, biogas heat, biogas, biochemical, Circular Economy, fifth carbon budget, Environment Agency

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RHI: “business as usual” from April 2016

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This afternoon I represented ADBA at a meeting of DECC’s Renewable Heat Industry Advisory Group, which provided a little more detail on the outcome of the Spending Review. The confirmed information that we know, and the key points that I set out to DECC today, are contained our…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, biomethane, biogas, biogas heat, anaerobic digestion, financial incentives, spending review, Matt Hindle

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ADBA’s understanding of RHI biogas heat & biogas CHP rules

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In an attempt to simplify Ofgem's guidance on RHI biogas heat and biogas CHP rules, we have put together this document which aims to assist ADBA members who are considering installing biogas heat or biogas CHP plants. Although the document has been produced in conjunction with Ofgem, it is…

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Tags: will bushby, RHI, Ofgem, CHP, biogas heat, guidance

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Ofgem update on RHI sustainability criteria

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A couple of weeks ago Ollie attended an Ofgem workshop on the implementation of sustainability criteria in the RHI. Ofgem have now provided there own update and conclusions from the meeting, which are reproduced below for information. As I said at our members' meeting yesterday, once RHI sustainability regulations are…

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Tags: DECC, RHI, biomethane, Ofgem, sustainability criteria, Matt Hindle, biomethane to grid, biogas heat

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New Ofgem RHI guidance published for biogas heat

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Ofgem have published their new RHI guidance, reflecting the changes in legislation that Parliament recently passed to reflect the expansion of the scheme to biogas above 200 kWth, among other changes. Some notable points include: “A possible heat use in a biogas installation is to dry the digestate. We…

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Invite to Ofgem sustainability criteria workshop

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ADBA members have been invited to a forum to be organised by Ofgem on the introduction of sustainability criteria to the RHI. This is an excellent opportunity for the industry to make Ofgem aware of any questions that they feel need answering in relation to the implementation of sustainability criteria. …

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Tags: biogas heat, biomethane, biomethane to grid, Ofgem, Ollie More, RHI

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Ofgem biogas heat RHI presentation

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Ofgem have provided us with a presentation on eligibility for the RHI for biogas heat (including CHP) plants. This includes some important points: where two separate CHP plants are connected to the same digester, Ofgem appear to indicate that these would be treated as a single plant for RHI purposes …

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Tags: biogas, biogas heat, CHP, Ofgem, Ollie More, Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI

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