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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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • Genesis Water Technologies, Inc. editorially featured in Industrial Water & Waste Digest

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc. a global leader in innovative, sustainable water & waste water solutions announces it was editorially featured in the October/November issue of prestigious trade magazine, Industrial Water & Waste Digest. This particular article focused around our companies project case study in Columbia to succesfully treat the process water of a large oil/gas client. ...

  • OriginOil Named One of Top 30 Transformative Technologies for 2010 by Biofuels Digest

    Algae-to-Oil Pioneer's Technology Selected from More Than 250 Leading Organizations, Universities and National Laboratories LOS ANGELES - OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, announced today that it has been selected as a winner of the Biofuels Digest "2010 ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • EnviroSolutions Exploring Anaerobic Digestion Technologies to Recycle Mixed Solid Waste

    When people think about landfills, the mind doesn’t paint an appealing picture. However, while landfills aren’t aesthetically pleasing, there are numerous benefits to landfills, many of them environmental. Municipal solid waste (or MSW) landfills have been converting waste to energy since the 1890’s. However, until recently, this was done through the process of combustion in ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hilary Benn announces funding for anaerobic digestion

    Environment Secretary Hilary Benn has announced that five successful anaerobic digestion projects will receive Government grants to create energy from waste. The grants are being awarded under the £10 million Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs anaerobic digestion demonstration programme, and form part of wider plans to tackle food waste and packaging. Defra selected the five ...

  • Conservatives include anaerobic digestion in `energy revolution` plans

    David Cameron plans to bring anaerobic digestion technology on stream to create a low carbon economy. He unveiled a green paper, The low carbon economy, security, stability and green growth, setting out Conservative policies that will strengthen the economy, help guarantee energy security and protect the environment for future generations. Cameron said that he has a vision of a “different ...

  • GLOBE-Net news digest - February 18, 2010

    US departments seek energy efficiency hub Seven federal agencies teamed up last week to search for a new energy research hub to lead US efforts to enhance building energy efficiency. The group, led by the Department of Energy (DoE), issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement inviting bids to create a regional research ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Modern Water launches Bench Top UV Digester

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, today launches the UVI4000, an ultraviolet (UV) digester that provides a quick and easy way for the UV treatment of aqueous samples. The UVI4000 eliminates organic compounds found in aqueous samples, enabling more accurate sample analysis. The UVI4000 is a ...

  • Anaerobic digestion is ‘way forward’, says Defra

    An anaerobic digestion plant in Ludlow, which takes food waste from the town and turns it into electricity and compost, was described as ‘the way forward’ by Minister for Waste, Joan Ruddock when she visited the site last week. The plant is part of Defra’s £30 million New Technologies Demonstrator Programme which tests innovative technology that could offer alternatives to landfill.  The ...

  • 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 ...


  • GLV`s water treatment group granted exclusive license to sell and distribute an advanced digester sludge mixing technology

    GLV’s Water Treatment Group announces it has been granted the exclusive license for the U.S.and Canadian municipal sludge treatment market to sell and distribute the advanced digester sludge mixingtechnology developed by the company Enersave Fluid Mixers Inc. (“Enersave”).This technology is employed in the process tanks used to mix and stabilize the solids generated by wastewatertreatment systems ...

  • Genesis Water Technologies Announces Winning Water & Waste Digest Top Industrial Water Project Award for 2016

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc., a US based global manufacturer and supplier of sustainable water & waste water treatment solutions worldwide is proud to announce that they were chosen as a recipient of the prestigious Water & Waste Digest's Top Industrial Water Project award for 2016. Genesis Water Technologies sustainable water treatment solutions provide reduced cost and increased ...

  • National grid calls for anaerobic digestion boost

    The National Grid has forecast that the development of anaerobic digestion infrastructure and biogas production has the potential to be a significant source of fuel for the UK. Biodegradable waste streams, such as food and wood waste could be turned into biogas and injected into the gas distribution system, according to a new study by the National Grid and analysts Ernst and Young. In the study ...

  • 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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