Friday, September 24, 2021

Academic paper highlights AD’s current and future carbon footprint

Bath University’s recent paper identifies the potential for GHG emissions savings from biogas utilisation In Wiltshire, Malaby Biogas’s Bore Hill Farm Biodigester was the case...

AD trade body responds to IPCC report: UK commitment “needed more than ever ahead...

As the UK prepares to host a critical COP26 and Prime Minister Boris Johnson reflects on a "sobering" Sixth Assessment report by the Inter-Governmental...

Tracking grid stability: $15M fundraiser for tech firm

UK and Finland based grid technology firm Reactive Technologies has completed a $15M fundraiser, its biggest so far, with new investors including BGF, Breakthrough...

Scottish floating offshore wind port cluster could deliver £1.5bn boost

A new independent report commissioned by the Scottish Government and offshore wind industry - and led by Strathclyde University's Professor Sir Jim McDonald -...

Consultancy will deploy digital service to assess lifespan of offshore wind foundations

Engineering consultancy Arup is deploying a seemingly innovative digital service to monitor the remaining lifespan of offshore wind foundations at the London Array wind farm off the coast of Kent.

Scottish Green Energy Awards return to Edinburgh in December

This year’s event will return as an in-person awards ceremony which will comply with the latest government guidelines to ensure the health and safety of guests.

Whiskey firm fuels transport fleet with biogas made from its own residues

Single-malt Scotch Whiskey maker Glenfiddich has launched a ‘closed loop’ sustainable transport initiative that it claims will make it the first global spirits brand to run its delivery fleet on green biogas made from the residues of its own distilling process.

Improved biogas analysis key to unlocking ROI for anaerobic digestion plants

A more stringent approach to the biogas analysis process has the potential to deliver a step-change in ROI for anaerobic digestion (AD) plants, believes...

Can hiring equipment bridge a skills gap?

The UK skills shortage has been amplified as a result of COVID-19, according to research which has apparently found that site managers are not...

UK announces funding for jet fuel production from household waste and sewage

SAF to be produced across the UK including Tees Valley, Ellesmere Port and Lincolnshire The goal of net zero aviation will be assisted by funding...

Researchers discover an inorganic material with the lowest thermal conductivity ever reported

More efficient ways of harnessing energy from waste heat may be on the horizon, following the discovery of a new inorganic material with the...

Deep fried demo: Scottish home trials heating with treated vegetable oil

Recycled vegetable oil is seemingly being used to heat a home in Scotland, marking an apparent first for the renewable fuel. Jodie Allan has converted...

Sponsored Content: Digester temperature: To heat or to cool?

Maintaining an optimal digester temperature is a key aspect of maximising biogas production and overall process efficiency in anaerobic digestion (AD). Not only is temperature essential to maintain a healthy colony of bacteria, but it can reduce retention times and improve material circulation – thereby helping to increase the production capacity of the whole process.

Biomass power generation: A technology for the energy transition only?

Victoria Judd, a lawyer at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, considers the sustainability credentials of biomass, and what this bodes for its future. In...

“It’s all about the methane”: World Biogas Summit takes place online in early July

The World Biogas Summit 2021 will focus on how, in the build up to COP26, anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas can help...

Keeping the lights on: Ensuring flexibility and stability in the European grid

According to Bloomberg, January 2021 saw the latest in a series of near misses for the European power grid, a sudden drop in...

“Biomethane the key option to decarbonise heavy vehicles immediately” says trade body in new...

In early June, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) launched a Policy Briefing report that it says demonstrates the crucial role biomethane could...

Aviation milestone as first commercial flight takes off using fuel derived from wood chips

Flight from Tokyo to Sapporo uses sustainable aviation fuel derived from gasified wood-chips The UK-based sustainable fuels technology firm Velocys has announced that sustainable aviation...

World-first trial paves the way for new renewable energy market

Innovative trials on the South East’s electricity network have seemingly set the foundations for a world-first short-term market for renewable energy sources. Power...

UK solar industry set to double in size by 2030, but needs to treble...

UK industry body sets out plan for government ambition to align with Climate Change Committee recommendations 40GW of solar capacity could deliver 13,000...