News from REA Biogas

The latest news from the Biogas industry

  • RHI regulations laid before Parliament on 7 February

    Regulations to implement reforms to both the Domestic and Non-domestic RHI schemes have been laid before Parliament on 7 February 2018. A period of six to ten weeks for parliamentary debate, and subsequent parliamentary approval, is required before the regulations can come in force. These timings are indicative, and subject to parliamentary time.     http://www...

    Posted: 8 February, 2018

  • Defra‚Äôs new farming rules for water coming into effect in the Spring

    From 2 April 2018 new rules for all farmers in England will be introduced to help protect water quality, by standardising good farm practices that many are already performing and offering a new approach to regulation. These are expected to save farmers money whilst also better protecting the water environment...

    Posted: 1 February, 2018

  • The new RTFO has been laid

    Draft legislation proposing changes to the RTFO and GHG schemes, including to increase targets for the supply of renewable fuel, was laid in Parliament on 15th January 2018. When published it will be available on legislation.gov.uk.  The next steps are for the draft statutory instrument to be debated and approved in each House...

    Posted: 16 January, 2018

  • 25 year Environment Plan released

    On 11 January the Government released its long-waited 25 year Environment Plan which sets out government action to ‘help the natural world regain and retain good health’. Our press release on the plan can be found here and our comprehensive summary of the plan here...

    Posted: 11 January, 2018

  • Biofertiliser Certification Scheme reports record membership at the end of its tenth year

    This well-established scheme, owned by REAL, is now reporting a record 67 participants as of December, can reduce costs for operators and covers the process straight through from input all the way through to digestate quality. The Scheme was set up in 2007 and is celebrating its tenth anniversary...

    Posted: 13 December, 2017

  • WRAP launches its eleventh annual gate fee survey

    WRAP is undertaking its eleventh annual gate fees survey, which investigates gate fees paid at waste treatment facilities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. As before, the key aim of the study is to increase transparency in the waste treatment market...

    Posted: 6 December, 2017

  • EA launches Strategic Review of Charges Consultation

    The Environment Agency has today launched their consultation on the long-anticipated Strategic Review of Charges. This is a wholesale review of a number of charging schemes for the permitting services provided by the Environment Agency for the period of 2018-2023...

    Posted: 6 December, 2017

  • Bridgend and Swansea award Agrivert a 15-year food waste recycling contract

    Eight months after the opening of their 4th Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant facility in Bridgend, Agrivert has signed a 15-year contract with Bridgend & Swansea to recycle approximately 18,000 tonnes of food waste collected from their residents each year...

    Posted: 24 August, 2017

  • Latest edition of the ORG magazine

    The latest edition of ORG's quarterly magazine Organics Recycling is now available on-line. This provides an additional, convenient way in which REA members can read about biodegradable waste management topics. This on-line service supports wider readership, further raising awareness of topical subjects and the advertised products and services. Please click HERE to view...

    Posted: 24 August, 2017

  • Quality Action plan publish survey results on quality of feedstocks and compost and digestate.

    The Quality Action Plan (the QAP) is a cross-industry working group (including REA's ORG) focussed on the continuous improvement of compost and digestate products...

    Posted: 11 August, 2017

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