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  • Sewage project generates renewable gas

    British households are today cooking and heating their homes with renewable gas produced from human waste. Biomethane gas from the Didcot sewage works in Oxfordshire, a joint venture between Thames Water, British Gas and Scotia Gas Networks, will produce enough renewable gas to supply up to 200 homes. The Didcot sewage project marks an important milestone in the UK's efforts to decarbonise the ...


  • Green sewage plant could be powered by its own waste gas

    Engineers in the US are using rocket-thruster technology to create a self-powered sewage treatment process that also reduces greenhouse gas emissions.  Using microbes to break down sewage produces nitrous oxide and methane, which contribute to climate change. Now a team at Stanford University in Califronia hopes to increase production of these gases so the methane can be used as fuel and the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Electricity from Sewage in India

    Waste-to-Wire: Electricity from Sewage India’s newly elected government’s agenda on sanitation and sewage treatment is intent towards improving the socio-economic spheres of our times.  Financial schemes from the central government to build sewage treatment plants, river cleaning programmes and providing clean sanitation facility for all are indicators of enterprising ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Supercritical water oxidation of sewage sludge

    ABSTRACT Supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) is an innovative and effective destruction method for organic wastewater and sludge. Several tests of the destruction of sewage sludge by SCWO have been done at two state of the art pilot plants. These units have capacities of 250 kg/h and 1100 kg/h, respectively. The test results show that the technology easily destroys the organic ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • New anaerobic technology for wastewater pre-treatment in the Warstein sewage treatment plant

    The new plant for anaerobic wastewater pre-treatment in the Warstein sewage treatment plant has been in successful operation since July. It is equipped with a new Biomar anaerobic reactor developed by EnviroChemie. In this new biological plant, the brewery wastewater is pre-treated anaerobically, at the same time generating biogas. The installed Biomar AHPx bioreactor is particularly suitable for ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • IFAT CHINA 2008 - Solutions for handling mountains of sewage sludge

    China is facing huge problems because of an ever growing quantity of sewage sludge – the country urgently needs practical, ecological and economic solutions to deal with the situation. China is therefore looking abroad to see how foreign know-how and efficient technologies can be used. All of which will be showcased at the environmental trade fair IFAT CHINA, which takes place in Shanghai from 23 ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • ENER-G showcases CHP biogas and digester gas generation solutions at UK AD and Biogas 2014

    CHP, biogas generation and anaerobic digestion (AD) expert ENER-G will demonstrate its proven technologies and complete end-to-end management expertise and funding capabilities at  UK AD and Biogas 2014  (2-3 July 2014) on stand B031. ...


    By ENER-G

  • GE’s Distributed Power Teams with Clarke Energy to Help Biffa Modernize U.K. Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plants

    GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today (May 5, 2014) announced Clarke Energy, GE’s authorized Jenbacher gas engine distributor for the United Kingdom, has been selected to supply U.K. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • On Gas Watch 24/7

    Biogas produced by the United Utilities anaerobic digestion sludge plant at Lancaster (Stodday) waste water-treatment runs a brand new 525kW combined heat and power (CHP) engine generating electricity and now operating 24/7. It joins an existing 325kW engine already in service for three years. In addition to biogas from the Stodday mesophilic anaerobic digester, a new enzymic hydrolyser increases ...

  • GE’s Distributed Power Teams with Clarke Energy to Help Biffa Modernize UK Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plants

    Biffa to Replace Older Generators with GE’s More Efficient Jenbacher Landfill Gas Engines Clarke Energy to Install GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines at Several Landfills across United Kingdom New Units Will Produce a Total of 8.5 MW of Renewable Energy, Enough for 20,000 ...


    By General Electric

  • Queensland Sewage Treatment Plant to Double Daily Wastewater Treatment Capacity with GE’s Wastewater Treatment Technology

    GE’s (NYSE: GE) high-performance LEAPmbr* membrane bioreactor (MBR) wastewater-treatment technology will be the centerpiece of an upgrade to Unitywater’s Maleny sewage treatment plant in Queensland, Australia, and is expected to allow the plant to double ...


    By General Electric

  • Major advance made in generating electricity from wastewater

    Engineers at Oregon State University have made a breakthrough in the performance of microbial fuel cells that can produce electricity directly from wastewater, opening the door to a future in which waste treatment plants not only will power themselves, but will sell excess electricity. The new technology developed at OSU can now produce 10 to 50 more times the electricity, per volume, than most ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Outotec to build the largest and most advanced sewage sludge thermal treatment plant in Switzerland

    Outotec has signed a contract with the City of Zürich (represented by Entsorgung und Recycling Zürich), on the design and turnkey delivery of the largest and most advanced sewage sludge thermal treatment plant in Switzerland. Outotec's contract value is nearly EUR 50 million, of which the first phase engineering will be included in Outotec's 2012 order intake, and the main delivery ...


    By Outotec Oyj

  • Crowcon’s gas-pro confined space gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf

    Crowcon will be showing its new Gas-Pro confined space entry gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf between October 18-21. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features that make it ideal for confined space use, including a top-mount display, an internal pump, five gas capability and a tri-colour status indicator. Crowcon will also be showing other new products, including its IRmax infrared ...

  • Crowcon’s gas detectors ensure safe operation at Indian Oil and Gas Terminal

    100 Nimbus flameproof (Exd) detectors supplied to Cairn Energy’s Mangala facility in Rajasthan 100 of Crowcon’s Nimbus flameproof (Exd) hydrocarbon gas detectors have been installed at Cairn Energy’s Mangala oil and gas processing terminal in Rajasthan, India. Supplied via Larson & Toubro, the Nimbus units are located at strategic locations throughout the facility and ensure ...

  • Pulsar's Sludge Finder 2 Helps Severn Trent to Generate Extra Electricity

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied eight Sludge Finder 2 sludge interface monitors to Severn Trent's Stoke Bardolph site as part of a process improvement project that has allowed the company to significantly increase electricity generation on site and return energy to the National Grid In common with many large sewage treatment works, Stoke Bardolph uses the gas produced in the digesters to ...

  • The Gas Africa Conference 26-27 August

    The Gas Africa Conference will be happening 26 – 27 August. The Department of Energy of South Africa has updated the National Integrated Resource Plan for the generation of electricity. This has shown that gas still plays a very important role within the creation of power in Africa. With the ongoing discussion on the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Mercury Reduction Requirements Generate Billion Dollar Market Opportunity

    The new regulations to reduce mercury emissions are creating a market for products and services of hundreds of millions of dollars per year and a five year market in excess of $1 billion. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in its Air Pollution Management online service.  These totals are extracted from the more specific McIlvaine reports on air pollution monitoring and sampling, ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Green machine: a new push for pond scum power

    Just the basic facts make you wonder why algae aren"t powering our civilisation already. The single-celled phytoplankton produce half our planet"s oxygen and are the fastest-growing green organisms known. In shallow seawater ponds on land, they can use sunlight and sewage to turn concentrated carbon dioxide - flue gas from coal burning, say - into usable hydrocarbons, half of which can almost be ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Gas alarm system protects waste treatment staff

    The human nose is particularly sensitive to Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S); a highly offensive odorous gas, reminiscent of rotten eggs. With an odour threshold between 0.005 ppm and 1.5ppm, relatively low levels of Hydrogen Sulphide can result in complaints if industrial plants generate exposure at these levels. A chemical waste treatment plant in the UK has therefore installed a monitoring and alarm ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

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