biogas fermentation News

  • The bunker trick – how to feed fermenters perfectly

    „Success is the art to choose the profitable over the reasonable“ Helmar Nahr, Economist and Mathematician. Fermenters need to be fed with material round around the clock and 365 days per year. A demanding task. For example, ensuring the production of biogas for 60 hours often requires to provide for more than 300 m³ material. With a density of approx. 1.100 kg/m³, same ...

  • Developments in biogas standardization

    The ISO standardization institute established a technical committee TC 255 “Biogas” which is developing new standards since 2015. TC 255 is developing standards about biogas installations, such as fermentation, biogas treatment, biogas upgrading & liquefaction, flares, gasification, power to gas etcetera. The sizes of the installations vary from domestic and farm scale to ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Biogas as an alternative to petrochemicals

    Combustible gases generated by organic matter in landfill sites or from biomass are commonly burned to generate electricity. However, a Finnish team, writing in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Sustainable Economy, suggest that such biogas might be more usefully used as an alternative feedstock for the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Biogas Upgrading Market

    The global biogas upgrading market is expected to reach $338.5 million by the year 2016 at the compounded annual growth rate of 22%. Europe is the largest contributor to the growth of this market and it is expected to hold the market value of $250.5 million in 2016 with CAGR of 22%. Asia Pacific market is projected to reach $83.9 million at a CAGR of 22.8% by the year 2016. Renewable energy is ...


  • Mobile without frontiers thanks to biogas

    The PlanET Biogastechnik GmbH will present the latest generation of mobile process visualization at the Hanover Fair in Hall 13 on Stand C 68. As part of this year’s focus on „mobility“, highlighted from the community stand of the Energieagentur NRW (NRW Energy Agency), PlanET Biogastechnik presents its innovative system control unit via the Apple Smartphones. Further user applications of biogas, ...


    By Triangle Ltd

  • 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

  • UTS builds first biogas plant in the Czech Republic

    With the construction of its first biogas plant in the Czech Republic, UTS Biogastechnik GmbH has made successful first steps in its international expansion. Together with its partner Renergy s.r.o., UTS has designed the biogas plant Zavidkovice with a power rating of 620 kW. The construction had already begun in autumn 2007 and will be finalized within the first half-year 2008. The general ...


    By UTS Products GmbH

  • Biower’s succesful biogas reactor deliveries to Central-Europe

    Biower’s deliveries are bioreactors which are key process parts in a biogas plants producing biogas from bio-degradable waste. Deliveries have been done cooperation with Biower’s technology partner Swiss Kompogas AG, which is developer of word-leading dry fermentation method. Dry fermentation is most effective method to produce biogas, electricity, heat and fuel to vehicles from ...


    By Biower Oy

  • EnviTec Biogas impresses German customers with ORC technology

    More than half of the energy used worldwide in the industrial and agricultural sectors is lost as waste heat. The sustainable use of the waste heat thus opens up new avenues for alternative generation of electric energy not just in Germany. It is primarily the biogas plant operators who profit from the rotation principle of Organic Rankine Cycle technology (ORC), which the biogas plant ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Fact sheet on Biogas - An important renewable energy source

    “Biogas” is a gas produced by anaerobic fermentation of different forms of organic matter and is composed mainly of methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2). Typical feedstocks for biogas production are manure and sewage, residues of crop production (i.e., straw), the organic fraction of the waste from households and industry, as well as energy crops including maize and grass silage. ...

  • 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

  • New EnviTec biogas plant in Durham, England

    The recently completed construction project of EnviTec Biogas AG, in Great Britain has an installed capacity of 499 kW. The combined heat and power plant (CHP) at High Hedley Hope Farm in Durham, in North-East England, started supplying power to the grid at the beginning of December 2014. The plant which is operated with food waste, cattle manure, chicken manure and cattle slurry primarily scores ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • French Hospital Warms Up to Biogas Alliance

    Alliances generate benefits for all involved – as in the case of the French heat alliance between an agricultural biogas plant and a psychiatric hospital. The "Méthavigne" project merits a second glance, especially because society and the environment also benefit from this union of a public institution and a private company. Together with the partner Domaix Energie, the German ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • EnviTec Biogas scores in Italy with EnviFarm Compact

    With the recently signed contracts for the construction of two new EnviFarm compact plants, the Lower Saxon biogas all-rounder EnviTec Biogas is once again demonstrating its success in the Italian biogas plant market. Agricooper, a tobacco producer association in Pistrino, Perugia uses the renewable decree that came into force on 1 January 2013 in Italy and plans the construction of an EnviFarm ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Closing report: Record number of visitors and exhibitors at the 20th Annual Conference of the German Biogas Association with BIOGAS Trade Fair

    The German Biogas Association celebrated a brilliant 20th anniversary in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 11–13 January 2011. 6,911* trade visitors and conference participants (some 30% more than the previous year) poured into the BIOGAS Annual Conference and Trade Fair and confirmed this event as the key forum for the European biogas industry. 342 exhibitors (+20% over the previous ...


    By NürnbergMesse GmbH

  • Ductor stands out in the biogas sector with its bio-waste recycling capabilities

    Ductor at EBA Conference in Gent, Belgium, 27-29.9.2016 Commission Vice-President Mr. Jyrki Katainen, responsible for jobs, growth, investments and competitiveness said: ‘’Unfortunately very few of the abundant bio-waste resources are transformed into valuable fertilizing products although the key principle of the Circular Economy is the ...


    By Ductor Corp.

  • ANDRITZ MeWa presents new cross-flow shredder generation for biogas facilities

    ANDRITZ MeWa’s Bio-QZ is used in hundreds of European biogas facilities for processing many different input materials, such as organic waste, corn silage, grass clippings, sugar beets, cattle and horse manure, as well as packaged food that has passed its sell-by date. Flexible tools inside the machine produce a homogeneous substrate that leads to faster gas formation, shorter fermentation ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • Rotork Schischek boosts biogas production at Munich waste water plant

    Rotork Schischek ExMax explosionproof actuators have been selected to assist the production of biogas for district heating systems in the German city of Munich. Biogas is produced during the effluent treatment process at the city’s largest waste water plant Klaerwerk Gut Grosslappen, situated close to the world famous Munich Allianz Arena, home to Bayern Munich football club. ...


    By Rotork

  • Ductor and R&P Group Partner to Integrate Ductor Technology for Biogas Producers

    Ductor GmbH and Rücken and Partner Group (R & P Group) team up for cooperation to integrate Ductor fermentation technology within existing and new biogas plants initially located in Germany. Ductor has signed several Ductor® Add-On sales contracts to be delivered in the northwest of ...


    By Ductor Corp.

  • Stable operation of biogas plants through the use of sugar-beet slices

    ‘Novy Dvor’ and ‘Vrbina’ are the flagship plants of EnviTec Biogas AG in Slovakia. The special feature of the two biogas plants situated close to Bratislava is the fact that their input contains a large proportion of sugar-beet residue, which is a waste product created by the nearby sugar factories. The sugar-beet residue makes up two-thirds of the input material that is ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

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