News from REA Biogas

The latest news from the Biogas industry

  • 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

  • New guidance for food waste collection published

    New guidance has been published that is designed for companies collecting food waste from businesses to help them save money, manage compliance risk and provide their customers with a better service. It outlines how collection companies can benefit from improving feedstock quality and practical steps on how it can be achieved...

    Posted: 10 August, 2017

  • Biosurf December 2016 newsletter

    The articles listed below comprise the December 2016 edition of the Biosurf newsletter.  Read them on http://www.biosurf...

    Posted: 2 December, 2016

  • Moving to separate food waste collection – what does it mean for me?

    Some councils are changing the way they collect householders waste. Many now collect food waste on a weekly basis, but collect residual waste (general waste or “black bag” waste) and recycling every other week (on alternate weeks).  This way the residual waste and the recyclable waste is collected once every two weeks...

    Posted: 19 October, 2016

  • Fire at an AD / Biogas plant

    The AD industry has suffered 3 major fires originating in carbon filters within the last few months in the United Kingdom. This safety alert is being circulated to make the industry, clients and contractors aware of such avoidable incidents...

    Posted: 18 October, 2016

  • REA responds to Ofgem consultation on decommissioning practices

    Ofgem consulted in August 2016 on standard industry practice for commissioning plants in the RO scheme. This will gain increasing importance as the RO closure date approaches. Please find attached the REA response, drafted by the Biogas Group...

    Posted: 2 September, 2016

  • RHI Degression Analysis

    Please find attached a report by REA's Frank Aaskov.  In summary Deployment in the biomethane market continues to exceed its trigger. Depending on growth in July, the tariff will most likely be degressed by 5-10%. Deployment in the biogas market continues to exceed its trigger, and the biogas tariff is likely to be degressed by 25%...

    Posted: 1 August, 2016

  • Using grass as an AD feedstock - benefits for farmers and soils

    Using certain types of grass as a feedstock for AD plants brings significant benefits to UK soils and farming.  We do not think that these should be subject to limited payments, as has been proposed for eg maize energy crops. We have produced the following briefing sheets based on our response to the RHI consultation...

    Posted: 28 July, 2016

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