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  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By KIRK UK

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • ABC Digestate Standard Testing And Certification Program

    The American Biogas Council launches its digestate standard initiative this fall. Benefits and “how-tos” of program participation are focus of ABC’s Workshop at BioCycle REFOR16. What is digestate, how do you describe it to regulators or market it to customers? That’s the critical digestate knowledge gap addressed by the American Biogas Council‘s (ABC) ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • UK reaches 100 anaerobic digestion plants milestone

    The burgeoning anaerobic digestion (AD) industry in the UK has reached a “significant” milestone, as the number of AD plants outside of the water industry has passed 100 for the very first time. The official figures gathered by bioeconomy consultants NNFCC and WRAP, reveal that the number of AD plants in the UK has ...


    By NNFCC

  • Anaerobic digestion strategy and action plan 2013

    DEFRA has released the latest AD Action Plan and Strategy, following from the report in June 2011. The report is designed to deliver the government’s commitment to increase the energy from waste produced through AD. The number of plants in the UK has risen to 110 up from 68 since September 2011. More than 200 projects currently have received ...


    By KIRK UK

  • Managed estates urged to grow revenues with anaerobic digestion

    Managed estates urged to grow revenues with anaerobic digestion Estate owners are being urged to target income from anaerobic digestion (AD) as tenancies are renegotiated and amalgamated. EnviTec Biogas UK believes changes to the number and structure of tenancies represent an opportunity for landowners and tenants to increase revenues and to counter rising input costs and volatile commodity ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • AD NI 2012 – national anaerobic digestion trade show and conference

    Clarke Energy is the main sponsor of the National Anaerobic Digestion Trade Show and Conference – ‘AD NI’ on the 3rd October 2012 in the Hilton Hotel Templepatrick, Belfast. Since the Renewable Obligations Certificates were launched, there have been nearly 80 planning applications to build mostly on farm anaerobic digestion plants. Of these applications approximately 30 ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Anaerobic Digestion sees significant growth says latest sector survey

    Anaerobic digestion (AD) has grown significantly in the UK, according to the latest sector survey (ASORI), published today by WRAP. WRAP’s comprehensive study of the Anaerobic digestion sector (which complements the Scottish survey of the organics reprocessing industry – also published today, by Zero Waste ...

  • Multi-million pound anaerobic digestion plant planned for England

    Plans for a multi-million pound energy-from-food-waste plant have been announced in Cambridgeshire. Food waste recycler Local Generationis investing between £9m and £12m in an anaerobic digestion system, which will produce up to 2.5MW of power. This will be used to supply 1,500 local homes and businesses. The company intends to submit a planning application for the site in Fenland town March, in ...

  • Using Dry Anaerobic Digestion to Break Down Food Waste

    The United State Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has a goal of 50% reduction in food waste to landfill by 2030. This means that of the 53 million tons of food waste disposed of in landfills, 26.5 million tons must be diverted. Compost and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) together process 2.7 million tons/year food waste – and most of composted tonnage is yard waste. This means that food ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Leading Anaerobic digestion firm calls for ban on food waste to landfill

    Localised collection rules are hampering the plans to build 40 anaerobic digestion plants, warns Tamar Energy. The UK government has been called upon by the UK’s first large-scale anaerobic digestion developer, asking to ban food waste from landfill to help the UK meets its 2020 renewable energy targets. The government were called upon after they unveiled its second annual progress report ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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

  • Quest Recycling was a Keynote Speaker at the Digester Finance Summit Sponsored by WWF, AgSTAR, on September 20 in Washington DC

    Robin Sweere, the Sourcing and Consulting Manager at Quest Recycling Services LLC, was a key panelist at the Digester Finance Summit sponsored by WWF, AgSTAR, on September 20 in Washington, DC. New development models of Anaerobic Digesters are now emerging that significantly reduce the risk to farmers and project developers ...

  • Anaerobic Digestion Says: Waste to Energy and Biomass set to be the recipients of huge capital injections up to 2020

    Cascadia Capital, specialist investment bankers, corroborate this view – They believe that technologies capable of converting municipal solid waste to energy are ready for commercialization and will replace incinerators and landfills as the primary option for municipal solid waste. So the opportunity for technologies such as AD and gasification are clear. But the challenge of providing ...


    By FC Business Intelligence

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