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First anaerobic digestion plant

by PlanET Biogas  (Sep. 30, 2011)

The Hereford-based company, Ynergy Ltd, has just commissioned a new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant to convert chicken litter and maize silage into biogas for renewable electricity and heat generation. The green electricity will power the farm’s poultry houses and AD system, with a 90% surplus sold to the National Grid, while the captured ...

Anaerobic digestion - realising the potential

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Jul. 6, 2010)

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 ...

Anaerobic digestion: Delivering growth

by The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA)  (Nov. 25, 2011)

Anaerobic Digestion is a renewable technology that can make a real difference. Its flexibility means that it draws in many complementary industries. With George Osborne’s autumn statement due next week (29 November) the country is not expecting good news on the rate of economic growth. Supporting the growth of the AD industry offers the ...

Stepping up Investments for Anaerobic Digestion

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jul. 8, 2015)

1.6 million Tonnes of food are now being recycled through AD compared to 0.3-0.4 million tonnes in 2010, but waste policy in England is holding up investment compared to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The industry awaits news in the government’s forthcoming Budget on 8 July of future funding for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Ex ...

DECC: Financial support for anaerobic digestion

by MRW - Materials Recycling World - EMAP Publishing Limited Company  (Feb. 2, 2010)

The Government has announced ambitious plans to provide financial support for anaerobic digestion technologies through feed-in-tariffs (FITs) and the “world’s first” renewable heat incentive scheme. The schemes are designed to bring about a significant increase in the amount of locally produced green energy and help the UK meet its renewable ...

OFT recommendations will help anaerobic digestion

by The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA)  (Sep. 22, 2011)

ADBA Chairman and Lib Dem peer Lord Redesdale has welcomed the publication today [Thursday] of the OFT’s Market Study into Organic Waste. The Market Study was prompted by the water regulator Ofwat, to explore what barriers exist to competition in the treatment of sewage sludge, and the involvement of Water and Sewage Companies in the ...

Kirk’s Insight into an Anaerobic Digestion Tank

by Kirk Environmental - KIRK GROUP  (Jan. 8, 2014)

Anaerobic Digestion Tanks are the most noticeable part of any Anaerobic Digestion plant and in most cases this is where all the action takes place, getting the right base material, coating type, size and design of the tank is a vital part of any AD project. Tanks come in a variety of sizes which will vary depending on the expected throughput of ...

Stepping up Investments for Anaerobic Digestion

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jul. 8, 2015)

The industry awaits news in the government’s forthcoming Budget on 8 July of future funding for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Ex energy minister and ADBA advisor, Chris Huhne, warned of policy changes ahead while reassuring delegates of the government’s stated commitment to renewables in general and to its climate change ...

Managed estates urged to grow revenues with anaerobic digestion

by EnviTec Biogas AG  (Sep. 6, 2013)

Managed estates urged to grow revenues with anaerobic digestion Estate owners are being urged to target income from anaerobic digestion (AD) as tenancies are renegotiated and amalgamated. EnviTec Biogas UK believes changes to the number and structure of tenancies represent an opportunity for landowners and tenants to increase revenues and to ...

Conservatives include anaerobic digestion in `energy revolution` plans

by MRW - Materials Recycling World - EMAP Publishing Limited Company  (Jan. 19, 2009)

David Cameron plans to bring anaerobic digestion technology on stream to create a low carbon economy. He unveiled a green paper, The low carbon economy, security, stability and green growth, setting out Conservative policies that will strengthen the economy, help guarantee energy security and protect the environment for future generations. Cameron ...

Hilary Benn announces funding for anaerobic digestion

by MRW - Materials Recycling World - EMAP Publishing Limited Company  (Jun. 10, 2009)

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 ...

UK reaches 100 anaerobic digestion plants milestone

by NNFCC  (Mar. 18, 2013)

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 ...

Anaerobic digestion strategy and action plan 2013

by Kirk Environmental - KIRK GROUP  (Aug. 13, 2013)

DEFRA has released the latest AD Action Plan and Strategy, following from the report in June 2011. The report is designed to deliver the government’s commitment to increase the energy from waste produced through AD. The number of plants in the UK has risen to 110 up from 68 since September 2011. More than 200 projects currently have ...

First food waste anaerobic digestion plant introduced

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Apr. 17, 2014)

Wales’ First Minister Carwyn Jones officially opened the Prosiect GwyriAD plant at a recycling plant in Llwyn Isaf, near Caernarfon, bringing online the country’s first purpose built anaerobic digestion (AD) for generating power from food waste. The £6m project which is expected to process 11,000 tonnes of food waste from the ...

Bio-QZ processes cow manure for anaerobic digestion

by ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH  (Apr. 4, 2011)

The community of Sand in Taufers in the Italian South Tyrol has set itself the target of eliminating the CO2 emissions of its population. A decisive role in achieving that aim plays a AD plant on cooperative basis. The used cow dung as substrate is pre-treated by the MeWa QZ. Sand in Taufers and its 5,300 inhabitants are forging ambitious plans. ...

Anaerobic digestion strategy launched: statement by Greg Barker

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Jun. 14, 2011)

Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has today welcomed the publication of the Coalition Government’s Anaerobic Digestion strategy and action plan. Greg Barker said: “Letting rubbish and waste rot in landfill is madness when we can use it to power our homes and cars. We are already making it financially attractive to turn ...

National grid calls for anaerobic digestion boost

by MRW - Materials Recycling World - EMAP Publishing Limited Company  (Feb. 3, 2009)

The National Grid has forecast that the development of anaerobic digestion infrastructure and biogas production has the potential to be a significant source of fuel for the UK. Biodegradable waste streams, such as food and wood waste could be turned into biogas and injected into the gas distribution system, according to a new study by the ...

MUCKBUSTER Animation – Micro Scale Anaerobic Digestion

by SEaB Energy Ltd.  (Jul. 10, 2014)

Visit our Youtube Channel ‘SEaBEnergyLtd’ to see our short animation showing you all about our MUCKBUSTER® micro scale anaerobic digester (AD). To view Video click ...

Financial support for farmers – small-scale anaerobic digesters

by SEaB Energy Ltd.  (Apr. 30, 2014)

Yesterday the On Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund launched stage 2, making loans of up to £400,000 available to farmers for small-scale projects. The On-farm Anaerobic Digestion Loan Fund is part of a £3m initiative funded by DEFRA and is designed to support farmers in England who have had difficulties accessing finance. If you think ...

Defra welcomes budget funding for anaerobic digestion

by MRW - Materials Recycling World - EMAP Publishing Limited Company  (Apr. 24, 2009)

The Secretary of State for Environment Hilary Benn has welcomed the measures in the 2009 Budget  which encourage investment in low carbon jobs and anaerobic digestion. Chancellor Alistair Darling announced additional funding of £10 million of anaerobic digestion and waste infrastructure in the 2009 Budget (see MRW story). Benn said: “The ...

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