industrial digester News

  • 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 - 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • ENER-G wins UK Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Industry Award

    ENER-G has won a top renewable energy industry award for innovation in anaerobic digestion and biogas CHP generation. The UK-based renewable energy specialist won the ...


    By ENER-G

  • Anaerobic Digestion industry urges politicians to follow Parliament’s food waste practices

    In response to a Parliamentary question last month, a representative for the House of Commons Commission, Tom Brake stated “All catering food waste segregated at the kitchens and food preparation areas is recovered offsite by means of anaerobic digestion to produce methane fuel and fertiliser. No catering waste from Parliament is sent to landfill.” Brake’s statement regarding ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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. ...

  • Peterborough invites bids from waste industry to build anaerobic digestion plant

    Peterborough City Council is inviting bids from the waste industry to design, construct and operate an anaerobic digestion facility to treat food waste produced by its 170,000 residents. The council aims for the 12,000-tonne capacity AD facility to be operational by late next year. It will support the council’s commitment to increase recycling and composting of household and garden materials to ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • SEPA publishes Waste Data Digest 9

    The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has published its ninth annual Waste Data Digest. SEPA has produced an annual Waste Data Digest since 2001 which deals with data collected by SEPA on controlled waste in Scotland, providing SEPA's customers with an informative and succinct overview of Scotland's waste management over recent years. The digest consists of two parts: the key ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Thermophilic sludge digestion pilot for Durban (SA)

    Thermophilic digestion of sewage sludge can increase the energy recovery at waste water treatment works (WWTW) to reach energy self-sufficiency. By increasing the digestion temperature to 52 – 55°C, higher efficiencies can be achieved. For a utility, this translates in potential additional income from electricity production by a CHP, lower polymer consumption and lower sludge disposal ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

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