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DECC consultation on £500m innovation budget

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The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have launched a Consultation on ensuring regulation encourages innovation. DECC has a budget of up to £500 million for innovation over the next 5 years. Your installations and products are proof that encouragement of innovation can create a thriving industry. We will be…

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Tags: DECC, biomethane, biogas, anaerobic digestion, R&D, digestate, crop operators, consultation, renewable energy, innovation

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What do you want from the EU’s new Renewable Energy Directive?

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The Renewable Energy Directive (RED) is one of most important European Directives for the AD and bioresources industry and for the renewable energy sector more generally. It provides the framework for Europe’s decarbonisation efforts, including our renewable incentive schemes. The current RED (2009/28/EC) is valid only until 2020 and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, digestate, European Commission, renewable energy directive, RED, consultation, renewable energy, biomethane, biogas, biomethane as a transport fuel

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Green gas industry could quadruple with new RHI budget - ADBA forecast

The £1.15 billion allocation for the RHI budget by 2021, announced during the Chancellor’s Spending Review statement last week, could support the construction of an additional 140 biomethane plants – a fourfold increase on current numbers and with the combined potential to heat almost 500,000 homes. The data, released today…

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Tags: press release, spending review, biomethane, RHI, market report, forecast, carbon abatement, energy security, jobs, DECC, natural gas, indigenous gas, municipal waste, food waste, farming resilience, food production, resource management, HGVs, FIT, waste treatment, fifth carbon budget, committee on climate change, CCC, greenhouse gas emissions, agriculture, fossil fuel emissions, renewable energy, manure, landfill, digestate

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Chris Huhne’s take on the new UK energy policy

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Our strategic adviser, former DECC Secretary of State Chris Huhne, provides his analysis of the implications of the speech Amber Rudd gave on energy policy this week: The speech was heavily trailed as being about affordability, but there is nothing new on this except the threat that offshore wind…

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Tags: DECC, Matt Hindle, financial incentives, FIT, RHI, Chris Huhne, ADBA National Conference, biogas, anaerobic digestion, energy policy, renewable energy

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Redesigning the European energy market – member input needed

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In its Political Guidelines, the European Commission made the development of a resilient Energy Union with a forward-looking climate policy one of its strategic objectives. This ambition was further detailed in the framework strategy Resilient Energy Union with a Forward-Looking Climate Change Policy. Achieving these goals will require a redesign…

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Tags: will bushby, EC, European Commission, energy market design, EU, EU Commission, renewable energy, consultation

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Biogas Upgrading Kept Simple

Exacting engineering and precise planning help make the installation our CApure Biogas Upgrading Plants as simple as possible. The Plant is fully assembled and rigorously tested in our manufacturing facility prior to shipment, making installation and commissioning a breeze. Purac Puregas Ltd's latest project for the UK was…

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Tags: biogas upgrading, gas to grid, biomethane, intelect, renewable energy, Purac Puregas, RHI, CNG, member's press release, wiltshire, biogas, capure, Derek Sivyer

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CFD implementation in Northern Ireland — help us shape DETI’s strategy

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The Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment (DETI) in Northern Ireland has published a Discussion Paper seeking stakeholders views on the specific Northern Ireland strategic policy issues that implementing CFDs will bring for consumers and renewable electricity generators in Northern Ireland. The paper sets out wider policy issues and the…

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Tags: deti, Northern Ireland, CfD, will bushby, anaerobic digestion, consultation, renewable energy, decarbonisation

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Triogen appoints BasePower as its UK agent

To boost the roll-out of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology in the UK, European ORC supplier Triogen has appointed BasePower as its UK agent. ORC technology converts waste heat into renewable energy when added or retrofitted onto the exhausts of biogas, CHP (Combined Heat and Power) or landfill engines. This…

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Tags: member's press release, organic rankine cycle, triogen, basepower, renewable energy, biogas, CHP, marcel borkent, dan poulson, Derek Sivyer

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Renewables industry unifies around key tests for next Government

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Leading renewable energy trade bodies have come together to launch “key tests” for the political parties ahead of the next General Election. The grouping, which includes ADBA (Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association), BHA (the British Hydropower Association), the British Photovoltaic Association, the Renewable Energy Association,…

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Tags: Action for Renewables, campaign, Derek Sivyer, government, key tests, manifestos, renewable energy, Tony Juniper

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Renewables industry united on 'key tests' for government policy

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ADBA has joined with other renewable energy trade bodies to launch “key tests” for the political parties ahead of next May’s General Election. As we know, the potential for renewable technologies including biogas over the next parliament is huge, but we will need political support to…

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Tags: biogas, Derek Sivyer, government, key tests, manifesto, renewable energy

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MP survey shows overwhelming support for renewables

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A recent survey of MPs by the independent pollster, ComRes, has highlighted overwhelming support among parliamentarians for renewable energy. The survey found that, whilst there is a clear divide on the benefits of on-shore wind power, MPs are generally positive in their attitudes towards renewable energy sources including biomass, wave …

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Tags: Biomass, Derek Sivyer, MP, Parliament, polling, renewable energy, renewable financial incentives

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Support for renewables remains strong, DECC survey indicates

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DECC have released a summary of its most recent Public Attitudes Survey (quarterly round 10). This indicates that over three quarters of adults (79%) supported the use of renewable energy sources to generate electricity. This compares to 36% for nuclear. Solar was the most popular form of renewable electricity generation with 82% support, compared…

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Tags: DECC, public attitudes, renewable energy

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