Friday, September 24, 2021

AD & Biogas

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

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...

Cowpat crypto: A sustainable earner?

A firm supplying equipment for crypto mining to renewable generators in the farming sector says it has taken £5 million in sales bookings so...
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Sponsored content: CHP support halves bills

Gas engine support specialist Gen-C has helped on-farm AD operator Springvale Energies break free from a monthly CHP service contract.
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AD a key player in GHG mitigation, says report from biogas trade group

Anaerobic digestion (AD) could help cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 10% by 2030, reveals a report recently published by the World Biogas Association (WBA).

Business rates are an unacceptable threat for anaerobic digestion operators, say industry leaders

And they will affect the UK's ability to meet its Net Zero targets With charges escalating year on year, business rates are now a real...

Immediate action on organic waste needed to meet Paris targets, says biogas group

"Appropriate management of all organic wastes must be enabled NOW if the world is to meet Paris Agreement targets", urges biogas trade body in...

Probe helps optimise biogas upgrading

Finnish firm Vaisala has launched a new instrument for off-gas methane and carbon dioxide measurements in the biomethane production process

Local Authorities need to implement separate food waste collections by 2023: ADBA calls for...

Separate food waste collections will become mandatory in England from 2023. Local Authorities need to put structure in place now to be ready...

Gasification platform demonstrates renewable gas production from SRF

Located in the heart of “Chemical Valley” in Saint-Fons (Rhône), France, the GAYA semi-industrial Research & Development platform took a historic step forward in...

Sponsored content: Packaged treatment acquisition

Wastewater treatment and compliance services provider WPL has been acquired by specialist services company Marlowe for an enterprise value of £10 million.

Sponsored content: Leaving room to breathe

Tank breather vents are often overlooked as critical safety assets. The consequences from poorly set, calibrated and serviced assets are potentially dire.