Sponsored Content: Major WWTW project sees Gen-C upgrade six biogas engines in an industry...

Gas engine upgrading specialist Gen-C is working with service provider WB Power Services (WBPS) to upgrade six biogas combined heat and power (CHP) engines at wastewater treatment sites across the north of England

Against the grain: What can be done about microplastics in soils and digestate?

Microplastics are everywhere: We know that much. But should we be worried? What can we do about it? Some of the speakers at Aqua Enviro's European Biosolids and Bioresources Conference, in late November, presented findings from a project aiming to understand the levels of this contaminant in compost and AD digestate. A change in the policy landscape seems imminent, as Envirotec found out.

Sponsored Content: How can heat pumps save the planet?

Lead generation specialist Leads writes: Arguably, the biggest contributor to CO2 emissions is home heating and the use of fossil-fuelled boilers. This doesn’t just include natural gas, but with 1 in 4 homes using oil and 1 in 3 using electric heating, there is a vast amount of CO2 entering our atmosphere that could be avoided (nearly 4 tonnes per year to be precise).

Anaerobic digestion sector to see taxes rise by up to 30%

Operators of both gas to grid and electrical AD plants are facing higher business rates after the UK government changed the way it calculates...

Co-location of energy could significantly cut the cost of expanding renewables ​​​​​​

A new report from Cornwall Insight and national law firm Weightmans on the co-location of energy assets, entitled “Co-location, co-location, co-location”, has laid out...

Electric dreams: Innovators step up at the Scottish Green Energy Awards in Edinburgh

The UK’s first all-electric intercity bus service drove off with a top prize at the Scottish Green Energy Awards on 1 December. Ember, whose low-emission...

UK government announces funding for green installers training

Thousands of training courses will be rolled out across England to grow a skilled workforce of heat pump and energy efficiency installers, said the...

‘Unfair’ oil boiler ban set to leave millions with £13,000 bill for broken boiler...

The proposed ban on oil boilers from 2026 is about to get real for millions, suggests trade body Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), as...

A clearer outlook? Autumn statement brings energy efficiency ambition (but bad news on bills)

The Chancellor’s Autumn statement seemed to bring focus and clarity to efforts to advance the UK's energy efficiency – a policy area whose vagueness...

Sponsored Content: More demand for complete system solutions

By Matt Hale, International Sales & Marketing Director, HRS Heat Exchangers

Sponsored Content: ADBA National Conference 2022 to make the business case for anaerobic digestion...

Faced with the energy crisis currently affecting not just the UK but much of the world, the British government is overlooking the gift that is anaerobic digestion (AD), despite the business case for AD development growing stronger by the day.

Unleash potential of rooftop solar to tackle energy crisis, charity urges Chancellor

Changes to planning policy could turbocharge the rollout of solar energy and help reduce reliance on gas at little or no cost to the...

Selective adsorption

A novel biogas purification system is currently under trial in the Japanese city of Kurashiki.

Global floating wind set to miss 2030 targets, but not too late to catch...

A critical renewable energy initiative to transition away from fossil fuel reliance is struggling to meet 2030 targets, according to a new report by...

Planning system change is ‘remarkable’ step forward for renewables industry in Scotland

A new planning system designed by The Scottish Government has been described as “a remarkable and major step forward” by Scotland’s renewable energy industry. National...

Efficiency first

That should be the focus for ensuring growth of the biogas sector in Ireland, explains Matt Hale, International Sales & Marketing Director, HRS Heat Exchangers.

Pre-treatment boosts efficiency of converting sewage to biogas

A research team from Washington State University has tested a pretreatment technology that they say improves the conversion of sewage sludge to biogas. The approach...

California utility selects thermal hydrolysis systems for biosolids digesters

San Francisco Public Utilities (SFPUC) has selected three Cambi thermal hydrolysis technology systems for new biosolids digester facilities. The technology will allow the SFPUC...

Magnetic field boosts biogas production

A magnetic field can help enhance the generation of synthetic biogas, according to new research.

Sponsored Content: Biogas production landmark

Scottish Water's treatment centre near Aberdeen is currently leading the way as a centre of excellence for biogas production (from sludge), with its dedicated team tirelessly focused on improving efficiencies.