Sunday, January 23, 2022

AD & Biogas

The latest news stories and articles for anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas.

The HRS Unicus Series of scraped surface heat exchangers are well suited to thermal hydrolysis

Thermal hydrolysis boosts biogas production

Thermal hydrolysis is a two-stage process combining high-pressure heat treatment of the feedstock followed by rapid decompression.
WBA chief executive Charlotte Morton speaking at the COP26 summit.

The methane imperative at the heart of the World Biogas Summit 2022

The Global Methane Pledge launched at COP26 last year confirmed the increased focus on reducing methane emissions as a priority measure to achieve Paris Agreement targets.

Lord Callanan: “Biomethane plays a meaningful role in the UK’s decarbonisation and levelling-up agenda”

UK government minister highlights the benefits of biomethane in decarbonising and levelling up the UK economy at first physical Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources...

Trials will appraise AD-boosting biochar product

Industrial trials are to be undertaken at farm sites in Scotland and the East Midlands to look at how a proprietary biochar product works...

Research project’s data pack ‘will enable AD industry to enhance and diversify the use...

A new ‘data pack’ available to anaerobic digestion (AD) operators provides a reference point for UK digestate characteristics. It is said to comprehensively report...

Pre-eminent projects crowned at Scottish Green Energy Awards

More than 1,000 people returned in-person to Edinburgh to see 13 winners announced Director of industry body said shortlist highlighted the “leaps of innovation” of...

Follow four steps for successful AD plant design

From developing a small-scale on-farm digester to a large biomethane facility, embarking on a new anaerobic digestion project can be a daunting prospect....

Using data to create a safer environment for lone workers on an AD plant

With the waste and recycling sector ranking the second highest for workplace death rates according to the HSE annual workplace fatality figures for...

Biogas trade association hosts side event at COP26, exploring short-lived climate pollutants

Three weeks away from the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26), the World Biogas Association (WBA) is preparing to travel to Glasgow to represent...

Shortlist for Scottish Green Energy Awards sees tidal, hydro, heat and more vie for...

Finalists announced on 5 October in 11 categories Gravity, indigenous crofters and in-turbine toilets are all key parts of projects which have been shortlisted for...

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...

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...

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.

“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...

“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...

Norfolk town’s gas supply set to go green

Development works at an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Norfolk will see Attleborough town become one of the first in the UK to be...