December 2013 Draft PAS 110 Specification out for public consultationPAS 110, Specification for whole digestate, separated liquor and separated fibre derived from the anaerobic digestion of source-segregated materials is now available for comment.
November 2103: Positive response from the regulator regarding the RBP limit levelThe environmental regulator responded positively to the trade bodies' proposal to refine the RBP limit level in PAS 110
November 2013: AD industry representatives' proposal to refine the RBP limit levelA proposal to refine the Residual Biogas Potential (RBP) test limit level currently specified in PAS 110 has been submitted by the AD industry representatives to the PAS 110 Steering Group and the environmental regulator.
November 2013:Latest update on PAS 110 (RBP, pasteurisation, PTE limit levels)This article provides you with the latest update on the review of PAS 110 specification.
October 2013: REA's response to WRAP option paper consultationIn light of feedback provided by members of REA and AD operators registered on the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme, REA submitted a response to WRAP’s consultation on the ‘option paper’.
August 2013. Consultation paper 'Options for change: an opportunity to inform the review of PAS 110'The purpose of this consultation paper is to consult widely on possible changes on PAS 110 now, rather than attempt to include multiple options in a draft PAS which is then subjected to the formal BSI consultation process.
August 2013: Update on PAS 110 reviewThis item provides the latest update about the PAS 110 review and relevant actions point from the first Steering Group meeting.
June 2013: Agrivert is first company to operate two PAS110 AD plants.Agrivert has become the first UK based company to operate multiple sites accredited to PAS110. The Wallingford site received PAS110 accreditation just three months after commissioning.
April 2013: WRAP consultation on the recommendations from three projects procured to examine critical aspects of PAS110During April 2013 WRAP sought feedback from the UK AD industry on the recommendations from three R&D reports focused on critical aspects of PAS110.
July 2012: Agrivert achieves PAS 110Agrivert is delighted to have achieved PAS 110 certification at its Oxfordshire AD plant and established strong markets in Oxfordshire for its whole digestate product.
June 2012:WRAP PAS 110 free consultancy support is now availableWRAP are continuing to offer 3 days free consultancy support to help AD operators to achieve certification under the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme in England, Scotland.
March 2012: WRAP supported research investigates digestate RBP and PTE issuesWRAP has commissioned reviews of Residual Biogas Potential test, Potentially Toxic Elements in digestates and feasibility of modifying limits whilst ensuring protection of the environment.
Jan 2012: Lower Reule achieves PAS 110Staffordshire-based Lower Reule Bioenergy has become the third anaerobic digestion plant in the UK to be awarded PAS 110 certification for its digestate, as well the second to achieve compliance with the AD Quality Protocol.
The approval was awarded on December 22 2011 under the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme (BCS), which is operated by Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd, a company set up by the Renewable Energy Association.
Dec 2011: Follow up to WRAP's AD PAS110 workshops (2011)At recent workshops AD operators and other stakeholders shared their experiences on the ADQP, PAS 110, and the Additional Scheme Rules for Scotland. A process has begun that could lead to changes in both the ADQP and PAS 110.
Nov 2010: BSI PAS 110:2010 released
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