anaerobic digester process monitoring News

  • First anaerobic digestion plant

    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 waste heat will provide warmth for the chicken ...


    By PlanET Biogas

  • 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

  • New generation efficiency piston-bubble gas mixer for anaerobic digester and other process tanks at WEFTEC

    From the inventor of gas piston-bubble draft tube mixers comes the new, patented Claro Big Bubble Gun Mixer that significantly reduces sludge disposal volumes and disposal costs, provides greater volatile solids destruction and overall biogas production, reduces sludge dewatering costs and presents almost no oversight or maintenance requirements. Already implemented at large and small wastewater ...


    By Claro Inc

  • Geotech webinar: Tapping into New Power Capacity from Anaerobic Digestion

    Geotech, the market leading supplier of anaerobic digestion gas monitoring equipment in the UK will be hosting a webinar titled ‘Tapping into New Power Capacity from Anaerobic Digestion’ in collaboration with the Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (IChemE) Water Special Interest Group on Thursday, 8th December 2016 at 09:00-10:00 GMT. The ...


    By Geotech

  • Geotech invites global ad & engineering professionals to tap into new power capacity from anaerobic digestion in new webinar

    Geotech, the market leading supplier of anaerobic digestion gas monitoring equipment in the UK will be hosting a webinar titled ‘Tapping into New Power Capacity from Anaerobic Digestion’ in collaboration with the Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (IChemE) Water Special Interest Group on Thursday, 8th December 2016 at 09:00-10:00 GMT. The webinar will engage over 100 ...


    By Geotech

  • Briones says Cebu City WTE Project To Use Integrated Anaerobic Digestion System

    Ruth P Briones, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Greenergy Solutions Inc. and Convener of Zero Waste Philippines had today reiterated that the Cebu City Waste-to-energy project will use proven and clean waste conversion technology which is the Anaerobic Digestion system that complies with the project design document approved by the United Nations’ Framework Convention on ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Leading global anaerobic digestion specialist Geotech set to showcase its latest technology in Italy

    International bioenergy expert Geotech will be demonstrating the latest technology in optimising biogas monitoring and analyser capabilities at its Seminario Biogas in Bologna, Italy on 21st April 2017. Geotech has firm foundations in the Italian AD market, serving clients across the landfill and biogas sectors in a partnership with distributors Lab ...


    By Geotech

  • 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, ...


    By Geotech

  • Process optimisation by Real-Time Control at Taunton STW

    Wessex Water is investing around £20m at Taunton (Ham) sewage treatment works to improve the facilities for wastewater and sludge treatment in a project that is due for completion by the end of March 2015. The upgrade to the works under the DWF Improvements Scheme will increase the site’s treatment capacity whilst also improving the efficiency and quality of the treatment process, ...


  • Small business in Topsfield, Mass. Receives $300,000 grant to develop air quality monitoring equipment

    A business in Topsfield, Mass. was among seven businesses nationwide to win a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop and commercialize technology that helps protect the environment. OPTRA Inc. Topsfield, Mass, received $299,956 for its air quality monitoring equipment from EPA’s Small Business Innovation and Research program. The air quality monitoring system will ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Measuring methane

    At the UK's first viable compact anaerobic digester (AD) plant aimed at local food waste treatment, a Geotech GA3000 fixed biogas analyser monitors methane (CH4), carbon dioxide (CO2), oxygen (O2) and hydrogen sulphide (H2S). The plant, a modular scalable AD system, unveiled by React Environmental in July 2012 at Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, can handle some 1,000 ...


    By Geotech

  • Optimization of your waste water treatment plant with a portable analyzer ETG MCA 100 Bio P

    Waste water treatment provides the perfect platform for producing biogas and with a reliable feedstock, the biogas is often used to produce renewable energy. Biogas plants can generate Euro 20.000,00 ( based on 500 Kw engine ) worth of energy in a day and so keeping the CHP running and the process optimised are critical to making a return on investment. Portable and stationary monitoring ...

  • Environmental permit issued for energy-from-waste plant at Allerton Park

    The Environment Agency has issued an environmental permit for an energy from waste incinerator at Allerton Park near Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. The decision follows a public consultation and a thorough assessment of any potential impacts on the environment. Amey Cespa Ltd will operate the facility, which burns waste at high temperatures, using the resulting heat to generate electricity. ...

  • Emerson to automate environmental projects at DC Water’s Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Ovation automation technology to help optimize operations of $950 million Enhanced Nutrient Removal facility and the world’s largest thermal hydrolysis plant Emerson Process Management has been selected to automate equipment and processes for two innovative environmental projects at DC Water’s Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant in Washington, D.C. Blue Plains is the ...


    By Emerson Process Management

  • Severn Trent increase sludge screening efficiency

    A new sludge screening system has resulted in Severn Trent Water significantly increasing the efficiency of sludge screening operations at Minworth Sewage Treatment Works on the outskirts of Birmingham. Since the new sludge screen has been introduced by Severn Trent the company has reported significant operational efficiencies as a result of increased screenings removal from the imported sludge, ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Laser gas detection success for Anglian Water Services

    Anglian Water Services (AWS) wanted to quantify methane emissions from their wastewater treatment processes. As these are less well understood and less well defined than indirect carbon emissions associated with electricity use, they set up a project to locate and quantify emissions from the processes at a wastewater treatment works. This was led by the in-house Innovation Team which undertakes ...


    By Geotech

  • Codigestion At Water Resource Recovery Facilities

    About five years ago, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) formally began using the term, water resource recovery facility (WRRF), in place of wastewater treatment plant. WEF noted that the name change reflects a changing paradigm in the water sector, focusing on recovery of water, nutrient and energy resources. In a press release announcing the change, WEF referenced codigestion ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • On Gas Watch 24/7

    Biogas produced by the United Utilities anaerobic digestion sludge plant at Lancaster (Stodday) waste water-treatment runs a brand new 525kW combined heat and power (CHP) engine generating electricity and now operating 24/7. It joins an existing 325kW engine already in service for three years. In addition to biogas from the Stodday mesophilic anaerobic digester, a new enzymic hydrolyser increases ...


    By Geotech

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