JSC Traidenis produced the scrubber for biogas power stations (1,6 MW capacity) “Alt Power” (Poland). Scrubber’s inner diameter is 4 m and it is insulated with 10 cm of polyurethane layer which is protected from external nature forces by additional composite layer.
Qila Energy: Ensuring quality and consistency in biogas across multiple AD plants - Case Study
Overview Qila Energy is a British engineering company who build Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plants throughout the British Isles. Their revolutionary two-stage process drastically reduces the time required to produce high quality biogas from varied feedstocks. Qila Energy is an industry leader of the UK’s farm-based AD industry producing high quality biogas that can be converted into electricity and injected into the National Grid. The Brief All Qila Energy plants have been constructed to be flexible and...
Case study - Fermentation plant Kompoferm Mini, Galmiz (Switzerland)
Planning, delivery, installation, commissioning and trial operation of a biowaste treatment plant for production of biogas by dry fermentation.Retention:July 2014Commissioning:March 2015Throughput:9,000 Mg/a green wasteComponents of the plant: 4 fermentation boxes, external dimension 12.5 m x 5.75 m x 3.75 m Bio filters Percolate tank Sand trap biogas storage technical rooms CHP Emergency flare Safety devices
Overheating Damage at Activated Carbon Filter
At one of the DMT’s plants recently a safety incident occurred. An Activated Carbon Filter overheated due to an incorrect mode of operation, causing damage to the installation. This led to a significant financial loss including business interruption impacts. To raise awareness for correct operation of Activated Carbon Filters, DMT publishes this S.H.E. bulletin to prevent this from happening again. Below you can find the outline of the cause, the technical background and recommendations. What happened Biog...
BioEnergy Outlook: Interesting Times
There is no historical evidence that the expression “may you live in interesting times” is actually a Chinese curse, but, apocryphal or not, it seems appropriate in the immediate aftermath of the 2016 election. Regardless of one’s political affiliations, there is no denying that the next few years are going to be interesting. For renewable energy in general that might not always be a good type of interesting, but there is hope that biogas might fare better than most, or at least not suffer any...
Case study - Aviko Lomm
UASB refurbishment in the potato industryHydroThane STP refurbished the Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Bed Blanket (UASB) treatment plant from the 1990`s at Aviko Lomm, The Netherlands. The UASB plant have been operating for more than 20 years and to guarantee further safe and sustainable operation - refurbishment was a necessity.Client Aviko is one of the four largest potato processors in the world, operating in more than 110 countries. Aviko is backed by the financial strength of the Dutch parent company Royal Cosun,...