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  • 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 Foundation

  • Sponsoring the 11th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (23 - 27 September 2007 Brisbane, Australia)

    This is a tri-annual International Water Association event, focusing on Anaerobic Digestion, not merely of sludge. Cambi and Stance Environmental (Cambi’s Australian representative) were both sponsors and exhibited in a joint stand. About 350 delegates participated. About 80 delegates did a study-tour of the Oxley Creek Cambi plant, proudly hosted by Brisbane Water, along with Cambi reps.  ...


    By Cambi AS

  • New ENER-G biogas CHP technology warms up cash returns on small scale anaerobic digestion

    ENER-G has turned up the heat on the anaerobic digestion market by launching a new sub 200kwth CHP unit that maximises financial returns on both the highest rate Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and Feed in Tariffs (FIT). This will help to stem the shortfall from FIT digression following the 20% ...


    By ENER-G

  • Turning Earth Announces Exclusive Licensing Agreement for Aikan™ High Solids Anaerobic Digestion Technology in North America with Denmark`s Solum Group

    Turning Earth, LLC, a developer of integrated organics recycling facilities, has entered into an exclusive licensing and joint development agreement with the Danish company Solum Group to deploy Solum's Aikan™ High Solids Anaerobic Digestion ("HSAD") Technology in Turning Earth's Triple Play™ organics recycling facilities in North America. Under the terms of ...


    By Turning Earth

  • California agencies seek dairy digester projects – Proposals due November 1

    The California Department of Food and Agriculture, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and their partner agencies in the California/Federal Dairy Digester Working Group have announced a joint solicitation for dairy digester concept proposals. California is the largest dairy state in the USA, with approximately 1.7 million cows producing more than 3.6 million dry tons of manure per year that ...

  • ElectraTherm Green Machine Installed at Biogas Plant in Austria

    ElectraTherm installed its first Green Machine in Austria at a biogas power generation facility to increase electrical production at the site without adding fuel or emissions. The site produces biogas through anaerobic digestion to fire a 500kWe GE Jenbacher 312, generating electricity to sell to the grid while using heat to dry crops during harvest. With the addition of the Green Machine, excess ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Another Success for Veolia’s Thermal Hydrolysis Process

    Following on from Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies’ success in securing the contract for its Biothelys® thermal hydrolysis plant at Esholt Sewage Treatment Works for Yorkshire Water, the company has been awarded a further Biothelys® contract, for Thames Water at Oxford STW.   The Oxford plant will treat a throughput ...


  • American Biogas Council 2015 Award Winners

    The American Biogas Council (ABC) presented its annual awards during an evening reception at BioCycle’s 15th Annual Conference on Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling (BioCycle REFOR15) in Danvers, Massachusetts in October. BioCycle REFOR15 is the Official Conference of ABC. “The Biogas Industry Awards not only recognize excellent projects and innovations,” explained ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • BiogenGreenfinch and Geotech work together to develop portable and fixed biogas monitoring

    Geotech's partnership with AD technology suppliers BiogenGreenfinch started in 2008 with the loan of two newly introduced biogas analysers - a portable Biogas Check and a static Geotech Automated Extraction Monitoring System (AEMS). BiogenGreenfinch were the first in the UK to try, test and report on these then-new introductions. “It gave us the benefit of seeing and using new equipment ...


    By Geotech

  • Hot news from Yorkshire

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has been awarded a major contract to supply its BIOTHELYS® thermal hydrolysis technology at Yorkshire Water’s Esholt WwTW. The Esholt works has operated a sewage sludge incinerator for many years, but Yorkshire Water is adopting a more sustainable route for sludge treatment and disposal. The Esholt Bioenergy Project is being engineered and ...


  • WELTEC BIOPOWER Upgrades Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bavaria

    The increasing restriction of the agricultural use of sewage sludge is associated with mounting pressure on municipalities and sewage treatment providers. Moreover, the high power needs drive up the expenses of wastewater treatment plants. Thus, more and more sewage treatment plants decide to employ energy-saving sludge stabilisation in an anaerobic reactor and utilisation of the digestion gas ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • 5th international symposium and exhibition on mechanical-biological waste treatment (MBT / AWT), material recovery facilities (MRF) and recycling

    Waste-to-Resources is world’s leading conference on MBT and MRF. The previous conferences had participants from about 40 countries each. On three days experts from nearly 20 countries will present their practical experiences and new developments. Key aspects of the current programme are as follows: 11th of June: General topics, strategies, different waste treatment technologies, ...


    By Wasteconsult

  • Measuring methane

    At the UK's first viable compact anaerobic digester (AD) plant aimed at local food waste treatment, a Geotech GA3000 fixed biogas analyser monitors methane (CH4), carbon dioxide (CO2), oxygen (O2) and hydrogen sulphide (H2S). The plant, a modular scalable AD system, unveiled by React Environmental in July 2012 at Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, can handle some 1,000 ...


    By Geotech

  • Discover a new heat recovery sludge-to-sludge heat exchanger at WEFTEC

    Claro Large Gap sludge-to-sludge heat exchangers are a new, patented concept sludge-to-sludge heat recovery technology that can recover up to 85% of outgoing thermal energy from a variety of process tanks such as anaerobic digesters. Heat recovery for anaerobic digesters offer the additional benefits of making significantly more biogas available for heating the facility, generating electricity, ...


    By Claro Inc

  • Cambi As chosen to provide thermal hydrolysis pre-treatment (THP) of sludge for two advanced sludge treatment centres in Wales

    Following a review of energy policy DCWWhas decided to reduce its reliance on energyintensive thermal drying of sludge at 3 plantsin South Wales in favour of anaerobic digestion(AD) and power generation. The aim is tobe able to generate 5 MW of green power byMarch 2011 in order to grandfather the valueof Renewable Obligation Credits (ROCs). Afterstart-up the plants will play an important rolein ...


    By Cambi AS

  • Weekly collections must segregate food waste – Redesdale

    Commenting on Eric Pickles’ announcement of a £250m fund to support councils returning to weekly bin collections, ADBA Chairman and Lib Dem peer Lord Redesdale said: “If Eric Pickle’s announcement on supporting weekly household bin collections means that DCLG is leading the charge for source segregated organic collection, it would be great news. This money must only be ...

  • CAMBI B2 “packaged unit” thermal hydrolysis plant, including steam explosion disintegration

    Cambi, the world’s leading company within Thermal Hydrolysis (THP) pre-treatment of sewage sludge before digestion, will present the following new development at this year’s IFAT in Munich, 7 – 11 May: The new Cambi B2 THP for medium sized WWTPs starting at 50,000 p.e.  or 1,500 t DS (dry solids)/year up to 6,600 t DS (240,000 p.e.) . The Cambi B2 will enable your plant to ...


    By Cambi AS

  • Business Excellence Award for Green Technology goes to Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has jointly received a prestigious Business Excellence Award from Yorkshire Water for their work on a new Thermal Hydrolysis plant at Esholt Sewage Treatment Works in Bradford. The awards are presented annually by Yorkshire Water to recognise and celebrate work done by individuals, teams and partners of Yorkshire Water. Veolia is part of the team, ...


  • U.S. EPA launches first waste to biogas mapping tool

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Region has launched an online “waste to biogas mapping tool” to support the use of organic waste for energy projects. “This innovative mapping tool, the first of its kind in the nation, helps restaurants, hotels and other food waste generators to connect with large energy producers,” said Jared Blumenfeld, ...

  • Anaergia Announces Strategic Investment in Large-Scale Biosolids Processing Facility in California

    Anaergia Inc., today announced it has made a strategic investment in a large-scale biosolids processing facility located in the City of Rialto, California. Having acquired the infrastructure and assets of the $160 million facility previously owned by EnerTech Environmental Inc., Anaergia plans to improve efficiencies, upgrade technologies and create a state-of-the-art organics processing facility ...


    By Anaergia Inc.

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