biogas contaminant News

  • EnviClear purifies contaminated wastewater at biogas plants

    Individual solutions are the driving force behind A3 Water Solutions GmbH, a subsidiary of EnviTec Biogas AG. As an internationally active water treatment specialist, the company, based in Gelsenkirchen and Saerbeck, has just developed an innovative and environmentally friendly membrane bioreactor process in conjunction with EnviClear that purifies contaminated surface waters for biogas plant ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Landfill and Biogas gas monitoring

    Landfill and biogas provide a source of readily available and renewable energy. However, as a source of energy care has to be taken to understand and quantify impurities in the raw gas that can have an effect on either the amount of energy products, or contaminants that can foul the energy generators (siloxanes). ETG can provide analysis solutions to qualify and quantify these impurities. Gas ...


    By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia

  • The Potential for Biogas in Africa

    When thinking about renewable energy it’s common to think of wind power and solar. However there is massive potential in Africa for the utilisation of renewable gas for power generation. Some naturally occurring microbes are able to break down organic material in the absence of oxygen to produce different types of biologically created gas – ‘ ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Building on reliability and accuracy – the new BIOGAS 3000

    Geotech’s new fixed gas analysis system, the BIOGAS 3000, primarily for the Anaerobic Digestion (AD) biogas and bio-methane upgrading market has been designed to enable site operations to maximise gas production yield and protect expensive capital equipment from the damaging contaminant gases contained within the production process. Key to this is building on Geotech’s reputation for ...


    By Geotech

  • GE to Showcase Biogas Technology for EPA, US Farmers

    With the environmental impacts of agricultural activities coming under greater scrutiny, Bio Town Ag in Indiana and a community “cow power” project in Dane County, Wis., are among a growing number of U.S. farms to install anaerobic digesters and GE’s (NYSE: GE) Jenbacher biogas engines to recycle livestock wastes into renewable electricity that is ...


    By General Electric

  • More research needed to tap Africa`s biogas potential

    Lack of local research is preventing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa producing energy from waste, according to a report.  The region has abundant raw materials for producing biogas. Waste and polluted water from industry — including slaughterhouse remnants, animal dung and sewage — can be converted into carbon dioxide and methane through anaerobic digestion. The biogas can be ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Renewable Energy: GTI to Exhibit Biogas Collection and Storage Solutions at BioCycle REFOR15

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) will be exhibiting at booth #35 of BioCycle REFOR15, which takes place October 20-21, 2015, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. As the official conference of the American Biogas Council, BioCycle REFOR15 focuses on renewable energy, organic recycling, and composting. BioCycle REFOR15 provides professionals with the opportunity to learn more about innovative ...

  • Opex not capex for portable gas analysers on contaminated land and brownfield sites

    The CIRIA compliant GA5000 portable landfill and contaminated land gas analyser can now be leased from Geotech, providing an ideal solution for consultants carrying out ground gas investigations on contaminated land and brownfield sites. Ground gas investigations are typically undertaken as ...


    By Geotech

  • Eco-Tec’s biogas purification technology part of RGMRM’s innovative greenhouse gas-to-energy project

    Eco-Tec is proud to announce that it has recently been awarded the contract for a biogas purification system by Régie de gestion des matières résiduelles de la Mauricie (RGMRM) of Quebec. The integrated process includes the capture, purification and use of biogas as an alternative energy source for greenhouses. “Hot house tomatoes are not the only beneficiary of biogas purification ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • Exclusive right agreement for the international installation of KREIS-BIOGAS-DISSOLVER concluded with the Niemann company

    Maximum gas yield with flexible operation – this is the advantage of installing a KREIS-BIOGAS-DISSOLVER. Thanks to its innovative mixing technology, operators of biogas plants can increase their gas yields considerably. The biogas plant manufacturer EnviTec Biogas AG and Wilhelm Niemann GmbH & Co. have now signed another agreement on their exclusive international installation on new ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Geotech Expands European Presence at EBA Conference 2016

    Geotech, the  market leader in fixed and portable gas analysers, will be joining key Biogas industry players at the upcoming European Biogas Association (EBA) Conference 2016, which is taking place from the 27th to 29th September 2016 in Ghent, Belgium.  During the three-day conference, Geotech will be ...


    By Geotech

  • Another “Win” for the Environment with Innovative Environmental Technology

    A recognized leader in environmental technology, Eco-Tec is proud to announce that it has recently been awarded the Canadian Innovation Award for Environmental Technology during the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters' 8th Annual Awards Ceremony. 'Given our current economic times, there perhaps has never been a greater time and a greater need for Canadian Business to be more innovative', ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • CERAM Extends Landfill Gas Packages

    In response to the on-going requirements of landfill gas monitoring clients, CERAM has developed a comprehensive suite of gas analysis to cover an extended list of compounds which are both required and of interest for landfill gas quality. These developments have made the comprehensive suites more accessible whilst still maintaining the high ...


    By Ceram

  • Ozone helps to reduce release odors from biowaste and seweage treatment

    With regard to new EU Directives in next year it is not more allowed to dispose any biologigal waste to open field garbage piles. There are two alternatives to treat biological waste: unaerobic way to produce biogas/methane and aerobic treatment to make compost to use in landfill etc.All these waste process methodes produce disturbing odor releases to the neighborhood environment. The releases ...


  • GE Energy’s gas engines generating electricity at one of California’s largest landfill gas-to-energy plants

    One of California’s most powerful landfill gas-to-energy projects to open in the last five years has started supplying renewable electricity to the San Francisco Bay region as the state continues implementing new anti-greenhouse gas initiatives. The output of the plant is enough to provide electrical power for 7,500 to 10,000 average U.S. homes and will be sold to existing customers and project ...


    By General Electric

  • Jubilee bonfire beacon, but no explosion, thanks to methane leak check

    Villagers in Brightwell Baldwin in Oxfordshire celebrated the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in style, lighting a hilltop bonfire as one of the nationwide chain of 4000 beacons being lit simultaneously. But the organiser had a background in the gas industry, so he was nervous about lighting a fire above an old landfill site. Leigh Greenham, who has been involved in the gas detection business for many ...


    By Geotech

  • Tohoku tsunami clean-up uses Geotech gas analyser

    It may now be two years since the devastating tsunami which hit the Pacific coast of Japan in 2011, but the clean-up continues. 20 million tons of waste from the tsunami has been collected into about 200 mounds, similar to landfill sites. Each site is monitored by inserting a 2cm diameter pipe for measuring temperature. The team, led by Dr. Kazuto Endo of the National Institute for Environmental ...


    By Geotech

  • Modern wastewater technology scores points for LEED certification of green buildings

    More and more customers require that the technology they install for water and wastewater treatment meets their LEED criteria (LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Category 2 certification requires that applicants for LEED certification supply details of water consumption and efficiency. Which is why the technology used for wastewater treatment is of major importance. ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Flow logging upgrade for landfill gas analysers

    Recent developments to the GA5000 portable landfill and contaminated land gas analyser from  Geotech mean users can now benefit from flow logging and gas analysis in one device. Geotech is committed to understanding the applications of its customers and the legislation they ...


    By Geotech

  • BC Bioenergy Network invests in Quadrogen Power Systems to produce ultra-clean sustainable energy from landfill waste

    The BC Bioenergy Network (“BCBN”), a provincially-funded leader supporting the growing bioenergy sector in British Columbia, announced today a $1.5 million loan to Vancouver based Quadrogen Power Systems Inc. (“Quadrogen”) to demonstrate high performance biogas clean-up to ultra-clean levels at the Village Farms International Inc. (Village Farms) greenhouse adjacent to the ...


    By BC Bioenergy Network

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