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  • Modular and flexible digester for Kjeldahl and reflux digestion

    The modular concept of the SpeedDigester multiplies instrument functionality whenever needs are changing. Dedicated air or water reflux accessories allows for COD or trace metal digestion using the same ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • GreenFacts launches biodiversity Digest

    Montreal, Brussels – As a contribution to the International Day for Biological Diversity, an online summary of the second edition of Global Biodiversity Outlook has been launched today in collaboration with GreenFacts. Global Biodiversity Outlook 2, published last year by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, takes stock of the ...


    By GreenFacts

  • Anaerobic digestion: Delivering growth

    Anaerobic Digestion is a renewable technology that can make a real difference. Its flexibility means that it draws in many complementary industries. With George Osborne’s autumn statement due next week (29 November) the country is not expecting good news on the rate of economic growth. Supporting the growth of the AD industry offers the Government an opportunity to help address this, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Metals Digester – an automatic success

    The latest addition to the Thomas Cain range of sample preparation equipment, the DEENA II from SEAL Analytical, is finding global success in environmental laboratories because automation saves time and money, improves safety and lowers the risk of human error. “These benefits appeal to the managers of every laboratory in every country,” says SEAL President Stuart Smith. “So ...

  • Co-digestion - is it worth the biogas?

    A seminar on co-digestion is to be held on 20th May in Glasgow, UK. In the UK, co-digestion is almost always considered to involve a mixture of sewage with another waste type such as food waste or source-separated household waste. However a vast range of organic materials can be co-digested including animal manures, silage, paper wastes and other industrial organic wastes. Studies undertaken both ...


  • 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

  • Digest of UK Energy Statistics 2013

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change today releases 4 key publications: the Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics 2013, UK Energy in Brief Energy Flow Chart and Energy Consumption in the United Kingdom (web only) providing detailed analysis of production, transformation and consumption of energy in 2012. Digest of UK Energy Statistics 2013 Key ...

  • Thermophilic sludge digestion at STP Bath

    Thermophilic sludge digestion in theory offers a profitable outlook in support of the strategy to realize energy neutral or even energy producing STP’s. As part of the proof of concept efforts, one of the full scale twin sludge digestion tanks will be tuned from mesophilic to thermophilic ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • 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

  • Digest of UK energy statistics 2011

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change today released 4 key publications: the Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics 2011, UK Energy in Brief, Energy Flow Chart, and Energy  Consumption in the United Kingdom (web only) providing detailed analysis of production, transformation and consumption of energy in 2010. Main trends in energy in 2010: Primary energy ...

  • Digest of UK energy statistics 2010

    The Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics 2010 is published today (Thursday 29 July) by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. With many detailed tables, supported by charts and commentary, the Digest provides comprehensive data for 2009 and an account of trends in energy supply and demand in the United Kingdom. The Digest is available both in hard ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • DECC: Financial support for anaerobic digestion

    The Government has announced ambitious plans to provide financial support for anaerobic digestion technologies through feed-in-tariffs (FITs) and the “world’s first” renewable heat incentive scheme. The schemes are designed to bring about a significant increase in the amount of locally produced green energy and help the UK meet its renewable energy targets. FITs is a financial support system ...

  • Major supermarket chain invests millions in anaerobic digestion

    Sainsbury’s will invest GBP 9m during the next two years to establish five anaerobic digestion (AD) plants as it aims to become the UK’s first retailer to manage its own food waste. Its stores in Northern Ireland are already turning food waste into pet food to stop waste going to landfill (See MRW story). The retailer has signed a joint venture with AD company Biogen Greenfinch to construct five ...

  • Financial support for farmers – small-scale anaerobic digesters

    Yesterday the On Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund launched stage 2, making loans of up to £400,000 available to farmers for small-scale projects. The On-farm Anaerobic Digestion Loan Fund is part of a £3m initiative funded by DEFRA and is designed to support farmers in England who have had difficulties accessing finance. If you think you fit the fund and are looking to set up small-scale ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • NuReSys-P applied DIRECTLY on Digested Sludge

    While up to now NuReSys-P has been applied on the centrate line, a test-run directly on the digested sludge line, showed an interesting extra ROI. The removal of PO4-P prior to hydro extraction, seems to show an improved dewater ability together with a decreased consumption of poly electrolyte. During the test-run on 5m³/h of digested sludge the original DM of 22% increased to ...


  • 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 ...

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