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  • 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 ...

  • Discover a new heat recovery sludge-to-sludge heat exchanger at WEFTEC

    Claro Large Gap sludge-to-sludge heat exchangers are a new, patented concept sludge-to-sludge heat recovery technology that can recover up to 85% of outgoing thermal energy from a variety of process tanks such as anaerobic digesters. Heat recovery for anaerobic digesters offer the additional benefits of making significantly more biogas available for heating the facility, generating electricity, ...


    By Claro Inc

  • North British Distillery wins national recognition for anaerobic digestion (AD)

    North British Distillery and HydroThane UK have won a major industry award for an anaerobic digestion (AD) project - developed in partnership with biogas digester specialist ENER-G. The Edinburgh Scotch ...


    By ENER-G

  • 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

  • ADI Systems Asia Pacific Discusses The Anaerobic Treatment Of Dairy Wastewater

    Dr. Stefanie Tömmers of ADI Systems Asia Pacific presented a paper on the anaerobic treatment of dairy wastewater at the New Zealand Trade and Industrial Waste Forum held recently in Hamilton, New Zealand. Stefanie discussed issues related to the expanding dairy industry, including ...


    By ADI Systems

  • 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

  • Cambi As chosen to provide thermal hydrolysis pre-treatment (THP) of sludge for two advanced sludge treatment centres in Wales

    Following a review of energy policy DCWWhas decided to reduce its reliance on energyintensive thermal drying of sludge at 3 plantsin South Wales in favour of anaerobic digestion(AD) and power generation. The aim is tobe able to generate 5 MW of green power byMarch 2011 in order to grandfather the valueof Renewable Obligation Credits (ROCs). Afterstart-up the plants will play an important rolein ...


    By Cambi AS

  • Hot news from Yorkshire

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has been awarded a major contract to supply its BIOTHELYS® thermal hydrolysis technology at Yorkshire Water’s Esholt WwTW. The Esholt works has operated a sewage sludge incinerator for many years, but Yorkshire Water is adopting a more sustainable route for sludge treatment and disposal. The Esholt Bioenergy Project is being engineered and ...


  • Another Success for Veolia’s Thermal Hydrolysis Process

    Following on from Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies’ success in securing the contract for its Biothelys® thermal hydrolysis plant at Esholt Sewage Treatment Works for Yorkshire Water, the company has been awarded a further Biothelys® contract, for Thames Water at Oxford STW.   The Oxford plant will treat a throughput ...


  • United Utilities, Davyhulme WWTW, CHP Plant

    At the Davyhulme wastewater treatment works (WWTW) in Greater Manchester, United Utilities is generating renewable energy from sewage gas that is created from sludge left behind after the treatment of wastewater. The produced energy is used to power the local plant and provide high levels of efficiency through embedded ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • 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

  • WELTEC BIOPOWER Upgrades Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bavaria

    The increasing restriction of the agricultural use of sewage sludge is associated with mounting pressure on municipalities and sewage treatment providers. Moreover, the high power needs drive up the expenses of wastewater treatment plants. Thus, more and more sewage treatment plants decide to employ energy-saving sludge stabilisation in an anaerobic reactor and utilisation of the digestion gas ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • Food and farm waste can help power the nation, says Benn

    Businesses and local authorities are being offered help to turn food, farm and other organic waste into energy and fuel. Defra has published a plan to boost biogas production from anaerobic digestion to help tackle climate change and produce renewable energy. ‘Accelerating the Uptake of Anaerobic Digestion in England: an Implementation Plan’ sets out actions to help businesses, local ...


  • Lion Dairy Continues Relationship with ADI Systems

    Through its commitment to developing world class manufacturing, Lion Dairy and Drinks is expanding cheese production at its manufacturing facility in Burnie, Tasmania. This investment in capacity also requires Lion to invest in a world class wastewater treatment plant. Lion has engaged ADI Systems Asia Pacific to deliver a waste water treatment solution that will: enable Lion to meet its ...


    By ADI Systems

  • Key to Clean Energy is Government’s own commitments – Redesdale

    As the UK Government hosts the Clean Energy Ministerial Event in London, ‘Environmental Parliamentarian of the Year’ Lord Redesdale has said that the UK can become a world leader in renewable energy – but only if the Government does more to deliver its own commitments. Lord Redesdale, a Liberal Democrat peer, was recognised for his commitment to the environment and clean energy ...

  • DECC’s positive case for renewables welcome - redesdale

    'Environmental Parliamentarian of the Year' Lord Redesdale today [18 May] welcomed the Government's acknowledgement of the vital role that renewable technologies have to play in keeping household energy bills under control. Speaking following the publication of an Oxford Economics report which demonstrates that Britain's sensitivity to energy price shocks could be minimised through renewables ...

  • ADI Systems Partners With Millar Western For Bioenergy Effluent Project

    ADI Systems Inc. is delighted to be working with Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. on a Bioenergy Effluent Project (BEP) aimed at generating clean energy from waste. Millar Western, a privately-held lumber and pulp company, has been in the forest products business for more than a century. Its pulp mill in Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada, was originally designed with a capacity of 210,000 air-dried ...


    By ADI Systems

  • RHI timetable holds back coalition promises

    DECC’s timetable of milestones for the Renewable Heat Incentive will hamper delivery of the Government’s promises, Lord Redesdale, Liberal Democrat peer and chair of the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association has said today [28 March]. The timetable, announced earlier this week, says that the Government will consult on extending support to new technologies in the non-domestic ...

  • 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

  • At the leading edge of sewage biogas - now and a century ago

    In the city which built the UK's first anaerobic digester in 1895 and had sewage-gas street lighting around the 1900s, today's state-of-the-art sewage biogas analysis equipment is monitoring today's biogas at South West Water's Countess Wear Sewage Treatment Works in Exeter. On watch Countess Wear's sludge reception centre serves more than ...


    By Geotech

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