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  • 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

  • Abalaco Inc. developes a new solid waste treatment system

    Abalaco, Inc. a Florida corporation introduced a low-cost solid waste treatment system calling it humid fermentation system. Municipal waste's organics are first stored in specially designed treatment silos to release methane; the gas is collected and CHPs are run with the gas. The organic waste is kept for upto three weeks in siols than taken to open air to turn to compost. The material is ...


    By Abalaco Systems

  • WELTEC Optimises Wastewater Plants

    In the future, the anaerobic fermentation and utilisation of sludge from wastewater plants will play an increasingly important role. To ensure an economically and ecologically sustainable solution, more and more municipalities decide to optimise the energy potential of their sewage plants. For a plant dimension of 20,000 to 30,000 PE (population equivalent), biogas plant manufacturer WELTEC ...


    By Weltec Biopower GmbH

  • AD wastewater treatment technology launched

    Celje, Slovenia. Anaerobic digestion (AD) is being used in a new generation of wastewater treatment plant being marketed by EKO GEA, a Slovenian manufacturer of biological products for the waste sector. The plant incorporates a simple design with a small footprint and requires no power whatsoever. At its core is specially-sourced “tuff” bio-media and EKO GEA’s proprietary bio-active marine algae ...


    By Eco Gea - Nejc Dordic SpA

  • Application brief: Reverse Osmosis of Greek-style yogurt whey

    The Greek, sometimes referred to as strained, yogurt category in the US has exploded onto the scene causing significant disruption in the overall refrigerated yogurt market. Greek yogurt accounts for some 44% of the total yogurt category sales value in the US, up from just 4% in 2008. A typical, modern manufacturing process for Greek yogurt involves high heat treatment of skim milk, inoculation ...


    By GEA Filtration

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA and City of San José tour composting and biogas facility turning food waste into renewable energy

    On Tuesday, November 25, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator and City of San José officials will tour the city’s Zero Waste Energy Development anaerobic digestion facility where food scraps are turned into renewable energy and compost for local farms. The facility’s state-of-the-art dry anaerobic digesters use bacteria to ...

  • PercoMeta Project, first step to industrialization

    A representation of French companies visited the pilot plant of PercoMeta Project in Villavaquerín (Valladolid) during the month of June. This project led by Toro Equipment in collaboration with Cartif Technology Center and other enterprises from France tries to ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • ADI Systems Asia Pacific Engaged by Wings to Design and Build Waste-to-Energy Plant in Jorong

    ADI Systems Asia Pacific is pleased to announce a second engagement by Wings Corp for the design, construction, and installation of a waste-to-energy plant at its palm oil mill in Jorong, South Kalimantan, Indonesia. The waste-to-energy plant will be built by PT Gawi Makmur Kalimantan. Biogas will be produced from the fermented Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) and ...

  • EPA, San Jose, recycler celebrate food waste to energy conversion

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and City of San Jose will celebrate the city’s successful food-waste-to-energy program at a tour of the nation’s first large-scale commercial anaerobic digestion facility, privately owned and operated by Zero Waste Energy Development Company. “Thanksgiving is a great time to focus on reducing food waste, the largest single material ...

  • Ductor Corporation announces a new partnership with ES Engineering Services in North America

    Ductor Corp and ES Engineering Services have partnered with the goal of advancing the biogas industry in North America. Together, Ductor and ES will work to integrate Ductor fermentation technology within existing and new biogas plants located in North America. ES will provide all technical design and project management services required for the implementation of Ductor’s technology. ...


    By Ductor Corp.

  • UNTHA’s customised four-shaft shredder is hot topic for 2012 ADBA expo

    Energy from Waste shredding specialists UNTHA UK will be exhibiting at the ADBA conference in July to discuss the country’s leading waste shredder for organic materials. UNTHA UK’s managing director Chris Oldfield will head up a small team of technology experts who will talk to delegates about the customised RS40 waste shredder – a special four-shaft machine with an intelligent ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • WINGS Corp Engages ADI Systems Asia Pacific To Design And Build Waste-To-Energy Plant

    ADI Systems Asia Pacific is pleased to announce its association with Wings Corp for the design, construction, and installation of a waste-to-energy plant at their palm oil mill in Satui, South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Wings began life over 60 years ago in East Java to become one of ...

  • Dorset dairy will run on energy distilled from food waste

    Food waste from the production of cream, milk and fermented dairy products such as soft cheese and yogurt will be recycled to create enough energy to power most of the production process at BV Dairy in Dorset. The facility – which received £1.7m from the AD Demonstration Programme – was recently opened by Bob Walter, MP for North Dorset.  The plant, which was designed and ...


    By ENER-G

  • Waste-to-Energy Facilities Required to Comply with Environmental Laws, says Briones

    Ruth P Briones, Chairman and CEO of Greenergy Solutions Inc, and Convenor of Zero Waste Philippines’ Forum said that any Material Recovery and Energy Facility (MREF) or Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Facilities to be installed in the Philippines should strictly comply with the country’s Clean Air Act and other environmental laws, and not to employ waste conversion technologies that produce ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Bioprocess Control expands into new sectors

    Bioprocess Control has come a long way since the company started 10 years ago. Dr. Jing Liu’s idea about developing an instrument that didn’t only save time, but also provided more data than ever before, resulted in the AMPTS which thereafter evolved into the AMPTS II. ...


    By Bioprocess Control Sweden AB

  • Germany lowers biogas formaldehyde emissions

    The renewable energy sector has grown enormously in Germany in recent years and there are now large numbers of plants producing energy from biogas/anaerobic digestion. The emissions from these plants are regulated, but the measurement of formaldehyde (a carcinogen) is being reduced as a result of a financial incentive system. However, the measurement of formaldehyde is challenging and in order to ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Cranfield University Facilities

    The networked physical infrastructures which provide our communities with energy, water, transport, telecoms and other services are under significant pressure due to population growth, an ageing asset based, and climate change. Cranfield has been at the forefront of innovation and solution development in these sectors for over 60 years. Our academic and research staff lead the design, testing, ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Where there’s muck there’s gas – how your rubbish bin could be the green fuel of the future

    Britons looking for an affordable and green way to heat their homes could find the answer in the nation’s dustbins, according to a new report commissioned by gas distribution network Cadent. Black bag domestic rubbish, together with agricultural residues, energy crops, sewage, and food waste, could generate enough green gas to heat between seven and 15 million homes annually, the ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Tomra Sorting Recycling’s Automated Sorting Systems Play Vital Role At Msw Treatment Plant In Xiamen, China

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling’s advanced sensor-based technology is replacing manual sorting in China, enabling the recovery of higher yields and greater purity of valuable resources from municipal solid waste (MSW) streams. Advanced sensor-based waste sorting systems from TOMRA Sorting Recycling are playing a crucial role in the operation of the recently completed MSW treatment plant in the ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Fluence awarded €3.9M contract for innovative wastewater-to-energy system in Belgium

    System to be designed and built for ArcelorMittal, the world's leader in steel production Advanced system will produce biogas from steel mill byproducts First wastewater-to-energy project in steel industry for Fluence Melbourne, Australia & New York, USA: Fluence Corporation Limited (ASX: FLC) announced today that it has received a €3.9M contract for a ...


    By Fluence Corporation

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