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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Biogas monitoring yields rewards

    Whilst there is increasing interest in generating power from waste gas, this has been central to one company for years. Based in the UK, Geotech has been helping water utilities, agricultural and landfill operators and food waste processors worldwide offset energy costs or generate income from waste-generated biogas, manufacturing portable and fixed monitoring equipment. Geotech has over 200 ...


    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 ...

  • As a Fruit Grower or Packer, can you make money from your waste? Absolutely!

    The commercial growing and packing sector will be intimately familiar with the quantity of waste produced during the processing of the various fruits and vegetables they handle.  The ultimate destination of this waste is what is changing. Landfill, animal feed, recycling and now Anaerobic Digestion are all destinations for the waste from this sector.  Landfill used to account for a ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • 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

  • Dreyer & Bosse supplies the first CHP unit for Kenia

    Dreyer & Bosse have an agreement to initially supply a dual fuel CHP which will primarily run on diesel. Then as the biogas (methane) from the newly installed anaerobic digester becomes available a switch to biogas as a main fuel source will take over. The anaerobic digestion plant will at a later stage offer enough biogas to run a 1,3Mw CHP unit which will supply electricity to housing a ...

  • American Biogas Council 2015 Award Winners

    The American Biogas Council (ABC) presented its annual awards during an evening reception at BioCycle’s 15th Annual Conference on Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling (BioCycle REFOR15) in Danvers, Massachusetts in October. BioCycle REFOR15 is the Official Conference of ABC. “The Biogas Industry Awards not only recognize excellent projects and innovations,” explained ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Sludge AD biogas analysis in Turkey

    At the $150m Antalya wastewater treatment plant, one of the biggest in Turkey, the operator knew what they wanted for anaerobic digestion (AD) biogas analysis. They specified a low maintenance AD biogas monitoring system, with completely automatic operation and remote online support from the manufacturer. In addition they wanted local sales support and service which is ...


    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 ...


    By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia

  • 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. ...

  • BioCycle West Coast 16

    Bioprocess Control attended the 30th Anniversary Conference on Renewable Energy from Organics Recycling in San Diego, California between the 5th and 6th of April. This comprehensive two-day Conference in San Diego, California was organized by editors of BioCycle, the leading industry magazine of Advanced Composting, Organic Recycling and Renewable Energy. This conference brought together ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • 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

  • Sludge AD biogas Analysis in Turkey

    At the $150m Antalya wastewater treatment plant, one of the biggest in Turkey, the operator knew what they wanted for anaerobic digestion (AD) biogas analysis. They specified a low maintenance AD biogas monitoring system, with completely automatic operation and remote online support from the manufacturer. In addition they wanted local sales support and service which is provided by the Geotech ...


    By Geotech

  • Geotech Eyes Greater Market Potential in Malaysia’s Renewable Energy

    Geotechnical Instruments Ltd. (Geotech) is enhancing its focus and investment in Malaysia and South East Asia by empowering industry players in the renewable energy sector in the region. The United Kingdom-based manufacturer of biogas analysers is targeting revenue growth of 20% in Malaysia, driven by opportunities arising from the use of palm oil waste as a renewable energy source. ...


    By Geotech

  • 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

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