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  • 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

  • enbasys BioGas Joins the Newly Formed American Biogas Council

    GRAMBACH, Austria - Enbasys GmbH, the BioGas subsidiary of BDI - BioEnergy International AG, announced that it has joined the recently established American Biogas Council (ABC), an association promoting anaerobic digestion (AD) technology advancement. AD technology is an efficient way to convert organic waste streams into energy by generating BioGas using microorganisms. “Our high-load ...


  • Primozone part of project for optimization of biogas production with ozone pre-treatment

    The aim of the Nomigas project is to optimize the bio-gas production from waste water treatment plants, by using different pretreatment methods. Ozone pretreatment is one of the methods analyzed. By better understanding the biological processes and the interaction between the involved microorganisms behind the production of bio-gas the project aims to ensure stable digesting and high bio-gas ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • Camda sets up food waste-produced biogas power plant

    With a few finish work to be done, the food waste-produced biogas power plant is set to commence by the end of this year. Camda began to work out the scheme last year and started to build in October of 2010. The plant utilizes food waste collected from restaurants and households to create biogas, which contains 50% to 70% methane, and then the gas is purified to remove hydrogen ...

  • Global biogas market to nearly double in size to $33 billion by 2022

    Although a relatively minor player within the overall bioenergy sector, the market for biogas sits at the confluence of a number of forces, including increasing demand for distributed generation, tightening environmental regulations, and accelerating buildout of infrastructure for natural gas and for vehicles powered by natural gas. A byproduct of anaerobic digestion (AD), a process in which ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Overview Article on Biotech and Medical Applications

    After several years of intense research in close collaboration international partners from both, medical research and biopharmaceutical companies, Ionimed Analytik has released an overview articel, summarizing this work. This technical article Applications of PTR-MS in Medicine and Biotechnology has been published in American Laboratory (Tuesday, June 14, 2011) and is available online via this ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • LuminUltra Extends its Technologies to the Bioprocessing Sector

    In order to advance the state of technologies for assessment of microorganisms in bio-processing applications, such as wastewater & biosolids treatment, ethanol production, and biogas generation, LuminUltra Technologies Ltd., of Fredericton, has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with New Brunswick’s Centre of Excellence in Agricultural and Biotechnological Sciences (CESAB) of the ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • Black & Veatch Awarded Patent for Innovative Digester Cover to Improve Foam Control and Gas Collection

    Water Technology Leadership Extends to Process Equipment Kansas City, Mo. – Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, announced today that it has received a patent for an anaerobic digester cover that solves a significant wastewater treatment operations problem. The invention enables operations staff to maintain constant digester levels and prevent ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • ANDRITZ MeWa launches successful collaboration with new trading partner in France

    ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, is further extending its worldwide sales network. A partnership was launched this summer with Graen Tech, based in Kehl, Germany, for the sale of ANDRITZ MeWa’s shredding and crushing machines in France. The new partnership has already been very successful: An agricultural operation in the small French community of Vihiers, ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • The Energreen project identifies strategies for cultivating microalgae more efficiently to produce biodiesel

    The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development, Neiker-Tecnalia, the public body that reports to the Sub-ministry for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Policy of the Government of the Basque Autonomous Community, has coordinated a research project to cultivate microalgae to produce lipids for obtaining biodiesel in a more cost-effective and more environmentally sustainable way. ...

  • Neiker-Tecnalia Carries Out Research on Microalgae Capable of Assimilating the Ammonium Resulting from the Management of Agri-Food Waste

    The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development, Neiker-Tecnalia, the public body that reports to the Sub-Ministry for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Policy of the Government of the Basque Autonomous Community, has confirmed the capacity of Chlamydomonas acidophilamicroalgae to absorb ammoniacal nitrogen present in the effluent generated in the digestion of organic waste ...

  • Unilever to create Green Energy at Ice Cream Factory

    In the bio-digestion process, waste products that are released during the production of ice cream are converted into energy. The bio-digester from Paques will cover 40% of the ice cream factory’s green energy requirements. In addition, building the bio-digester fits in perfectly with the further implementation of Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan aimed at reducing ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • Green ice cream

    Unilever and Paques have begun construction of a bio-digester at the Ben & Jerry's ice cream factory in Hellendoorn, the Netherlands. Waste products released during the production of ice cream will be converted into energy, comprising 40% of the ice cream factory's green energy requirements. Building the bio-digester is part of the implementation of Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan, ...

  • GE Advancing ‘Energy Neutrality’ for Municipal Wastewater Treatment with Introduction of ZeeLung* Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor Technology

    ZeeLung Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor is Four Times More Energy Efficient than Conventional Fine Bubble Aeration Systems New Technology Offers Simple, Ultra Low-Energy Nutrient Removal in a Small Footprint Municipal Treatment Plants Account for 35 Percent of Local Government Energy Budgets ZeeLung’s Introduction Highlights Resource Recovery Potential of Wastewater ...


    By GE Power & Water

  • Spanish company touts process to turn urban waste into biodiesel

    A group of Spanish developers working under the company name Ecofasa, headed by chief executive officer and inventor Francisco Angulo, has developed a biochemical process to turn urban solid waste into a fatty acid biodiesel feedstock. “It took more than 10 years working on the idea of producing biodiesel from domestic waste using a biological method,” Angulo told Biodiesel Magazine. “My first ...


    By Ecofa

  • Primozone delivers super-efficient ozone generator to odor control project at biodiesel plant in Lithuania.

    Swedish ozone generator supplier Primozone has been selected to provide an ozone generator for an odor control project at the Mestilla biodiesel plant in Lithuania. The Mestilla biogas plant is an environmentally friendly producer of biodiesel. The biodiesel is produced from rapeseed oil and during the process of pressing the oil a distinctive smell of hydrogen sulfide is formed. This ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • Unilever’s ice cream factory in Holland to derive green energy from wastewater with installation from Paques

    Press release Balk, January 14th 2011 - Unilever, together with Paques, started the construction of a bio-digester at its Ben & Jerry’s ice cream factory in Hellendoorn, the Netherlands. In the bio-digestion process, waste products that are released during the production of ice cream are converted into ...


    By Paques B.V.

  • GE’s Water Business to Acquire UK-Based Monsal

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Monsal, a private U.K.-based water, waste, advanced anaerobic digestion and integrated biogas-to-energy business. With Monsal’s advanced anaerobic digestion technology and industry knowledge, GE will be able to help municipalities and industrial manufacturers shift from disposing wastewater treatment ...


    By General Electric

  • GE Introduces MBR with MACarrier Technology for Tough-to-Treat Industrial Wastewater

    Enhances Performance of MBR Technology to Remove Contaminants and Produce High-Quality Effluent Reduces Recalcitrant COD in Effluent by More than 50 Percent Ideal for Industrial Plants, Including Refining, Chemical Processing and Textile Industries GE (NYSE: GE) today introduced a new ...


    By General Electric

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