anaerobic digestion process 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

  • 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 ...

  • Stepping up Investments for Anaerobic Digestion

    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 obligations. Speaking of the ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Kirk’s Insight into an Anaerobic Digestion Tank

    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 the proposed plant and the material (feedstock) it ...

  • Stepping up Investments for Anaerobic Digestion

    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 energy minister and ADBA ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • OFT recommendations will help anaerobic digestion

    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 treatment of other organic waste. ADBA has been ...

  • GTI Cover Selected for Food Processing Plant’s Anaerobic Digester

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) has been awarded an exciting cover project with a U.S.-based food processor. The well-established food processor’s plant, which specializes in deli salads and cake icing, is located in Indiana, USA. Food processing wastewater will be treated on-site in a new anaerobic reactor, followed by aerobic treatment in a sequencing batch reactor. The wastewater ...

  • First food waste anaerobic digestion plant introduced

    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 local area was backed by a £2.4m grant from the ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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

  • Managed estates urged to grow revenues with anaerobic digestion

    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 counter rising input costs and volatile commodity ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • 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 ...

  • Anaerobic digestion strategy and action plan 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 received ...

  • Defra welcomes budget funding for anaerobic digestion

    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 Government is committed to reducing the amount of ...

  • Anaerobic Digestion Success for a UK Food Waste Plant

    KIRK ENVIRONMENTAL, part of KIRK GROUP, was awarded a contract back in 2008 for one of the first commercial biogas plants in the UK which was the start of a 6 year relationship with the customer and two extensions to the initial plant. ...

  • 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

  • EnviroSolutions Exploring Anaerobic Digestion Technologies to Recycle Mixed Solid Waste

    When people think about landfills, the mind doesn’t paint an appealing picture. However, while landfills aren’t aesthetically pleasing, there are numerous benefits to landfills, many of them environmental. Municipal solid waste (or MSW) landfills have been converting waste to energy since the 1890’s. However, until recently, this was done through the process of combustion in ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • GTI to Help Fruit Processor Collect Biogas from Anaerobic Digestion

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is pleased to have been contracted for a cover project at a large fruit processing plant located in Pennsylvania, USA. GTI’s gas collection cover has been chosen for the fruit processing facility’s new anaerobic digester. The anaerobic digestion process naturally produces biogas, which ...

  • Kennedy has vision to make UK world leader in anaerobic digestion

    Anaerobic digestion will be an established technology in England by 2020 providing energy for two million homes from food waste, said Environment Minister Jane Kennedy. Speaking at the National Farmers Union conference in Birmingham (17 February) Kennedy launched her vision for anaerobic digestion to make a significant contribution to climate change targets. The Government has also launched a ...

  • Research and Markets: Biogas Production; Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9s5f75/biogas_production) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Biogas Production. Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion" to their offering. Biogas Production covers the most cutting-edge ...


  • ENER-G wins UK Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Industry Award

    ENER-G has won a top renewable energy industry award for innovation in anaerobic digestion and biogas CHP generation. The UK-based renewable energy specialist won the ...


    By ENER-G

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