anaerobic digester process News

  • SOWC Project: development and validation of a Model for the Thermophilic Pre-Treatment of Biosolids

    inCTRL Solutions started a research project with McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada and GE Water & Process Technologies on Thermophilic Pre-Treatment of Biosolids. This project is funded by the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC). Anaerobic digestion is an essential process in wastewater sludge treatment. Hydrolysis is one of the rate-limiting reactions in anaerobic digestion but it ...


    By inCTRL Solutions Inc.

  • AppliTek Wins On-Line Analyzer Project in Algiers, Algeria

    AppliTek announced today that it has been selected to deliver online analyzers for an anaerobic wastewater treatment plant in Algiers, Algeria. Amongst others, AppliTek will be installing their AnaSense (r) analyzer, a truly unique on-line volatile fatty acids analyzer. AnaSense® is an on-line analyzer system designed specifically for monitoring anaerobic digesters, bringing the ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Anaerobic digestion - realising the potential

    Government invites discussion on the future of energy from waste. Climate Change Minister Greg Barker and Environment Minister Lord Henley are today jointly chairing an Anaerobic Digestion Round Table with industry. This follows on from the Coalition’s Programme for Government commitment to promote a huge increase in energy from waste through anaerobic digestion. Guests have been invited to ...

  • UK reaches 100 anaerobic digestion plants milestone

    The burgeoning anaerobic digestion (AD) industry in the UK has reached a “significant” milestone, as the number of AD plants outside of the water industry has passed 100 for the very first time. The official figures gathered by bioeconomy consultants NNFCC and WRAP, reveal that the number of AD plants in the UK has ...


    By NNFCC

  • Using Anaerobic Biomass Digestion to Produce Hydrogen and Biofuel

    For many years, hydrogen has been considered as an alternative to fossil fuels. Now, Scientists are aiming to develop an environmentally friendly method to produce hydrogen from biomass by optimizing anaerobic digestion systems.1 Climate change, dwindling fuel resources and energy prices have spearheaded intensive efforts to detect and optimize alternative fuel options. As a ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • UK initiative to reduce organic waste sent to landfill

    Encouraging technology that reduces the amount of organic waste sent to landfill is the driving force behind a consultation launched this week by the Waste Protocols Project, a joint WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) and Environment Agency initiative. The Quality Protocol for the production and use of quality outputs from Anaerobic Digestion, could make it easier to turn ...

  • EBS to participate in microbiome study

    EBS to Participate in Microbiome Study Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment and Digester Study As announced in our newsletter, EBS is now partnered with Microbe Detectives (MD) of Milwaukee, WI to apply advanced metagenomics to wastewater treatment applications. The first joint project among Microbe Detectives, EBS, and several other MD Alliance Partners is to study ...

  • Hampton Roads Sanitation District Approves Contract for Cambi Thermal Hydrolysis Procurement

    At the May 2015 Commission Meeting, the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) Commission approved a contract for the supply of a Cambi Thermal Hydrolysis Process (CambiTHP®) to be installed at the Atlantic Treatment Plant as part of a project to upgrade solids handling processes at the facility. Dr. Charles Bott, Director of Water Technology and Research for HRSD states: “The thermal ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • GE’s Water Business to Acquire UK-Based Monsal

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Monsal, a private U.K.-based water, waste, advanced anaerobic digestion and integrated biogas-to-energy business. With Monsal’s advanced anaerobic digestion technology and industry knowledge, GE will be able to help municipalities and industrial manufacturers shift from disposing wastewater treatment ...


    By General Electric

  • Using Dry Anaerobic Digestion to Break Down Food Waste

    The United State Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has a goal of 50% reduction in food waste to landfill by 2030. This means that of the 53 million tons of food waste disposed of in landfills, 26.5 million tons must be diverted. Compost and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) together process 2.7 million tons/year food waste – and most of composted tonnage is yard waste. This means that food ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Anaerobic Digestion sees significant growth says latest sector survey

    Anaerobic digestion (AD) has grown significantly in the UK, according to the latest sector survey (ASORI), published today by WRAP. WRAP’s comprehensive study of the Anaerobic digestion sector (which complements the Scottish survey of the organics reprocessing industry – also published today, by Zero Waste ...

  • W2E Organic Power, CIYCOR and EISENMANN announce teaming on state-of-the-art green energy generation facility in Columbia

    Three leaders in the renewable energy industry announced a teaming arrangement to construct and operate a state-of-the-art anaerobic digestion facility at the corner of Shop and Beltline Roads here in Columbia, SC. The 48,000 Tonne per year, 3.2 MW, facility will begin construction under the supervision of W2E Organic Power, and will process organic waste, turning it into green natural gas for ...


    By Eisenmann

  • Black & Veatch Awarded Patent for Innovative Digester Cover to Improve Foam Control and Gas Collection

    Water Technology Leadership Extends to Process Equipment Kansas City, Mo. – Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, announced today that it has received a patent for an anaerobic digester cover that solves a significant wastewater treatment operations problem. The invention enables operations staff to maintain constant digester levels and prevent ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Failures on climate targets show need for AD - ADBA

    Reacting to the publication today [30 June] of the 3rd Review from the Committee on Climate Change, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: “Despite all the talk from Government, the Committee on Climate Change has shown that we’re moving no closer to meeting climate change targets – and last year we moved in the opposite direction. “The ...

  • Hilary Benn announces funding for anaerobic digestion

    Environment Secretary Hilary Benn has announced that five successful anaerobic digestion projects will receive Government grants to create energy from waste. The grants are being awarded under the £10 million Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs anaerobic digestion demonstration programme, and form part of wider plans to tackle food waste and packaging. Defra selected the five ...

  • Portable biogas monitoring for process control & analysis

    Regular, reliable and accurate monitoring of biogas yield is essential for optimising process performance, treatment and control. There are many solutions and products available using the latest gas measurement techniques however not all are reliable, maintain the required accuracy or assist with minimising potential downtime. Biogas is produced by anaerobic digestion of biodegradable materials, ...

  • W-Tank anaerobic digesters in organic waste treatment factory for energy from biogas

    Toro Equipment supplies W-Tank anaerobic digesters made of PRFV in organic waste anaerobic treatment factory for energy use from biogas. Flow rate 100 m3/day. The anaerobic digestion process consists of 2 digesters for hydrolysis reaction and 2 for methanogenesis . This composting plant is composed ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Breaking News: Perris, CA Anaerobic Digester

    BioCycle Editor Nora Goldstein and Publisher Rill Ann Miller toured the new CR&R anaerobic digester in Perris, CA last month. Still in the commissioning phase, the facility is designed to process source separated green waste and food scraps from municipalities in the Los Angeles region, along with commercial source separated food waste streams. CR&R and Southern California Gas Co.( ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • WELTEC BIOPOWER Upgrades Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bavaria

    The increasing restriction of the agricultural use of sewage sludge is associated with mounting pressure on municipalities and sewage treatment providers. Moreover, the high power needs drive up the expenses of wastewater treatment plants. Thus, more and more sewage treatment plants decide to employ energy-saving sludge stabilisation in an anaerobic reactor and utilisation of the digestion gas ...


    By Weltec Biopower GmbH

  • Renewable Energy Created from Food Waste

    Cranfield’s anaerobic digestion (AD) plant will support the UK’s contribution to the European Union target of 20% of energy to be supplied from renewable sources by 2020. Sir Peter Gregson, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Cranfield said: “We are delighted to officially open the Anaerobic Digester plant. This celebration reflects our desire to work closely with business, ...


    By Cranfield University

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