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

Digestate processing

In March, a German agricultural firm commissioned one of Weltec Biopower's Kumac digestate processing systems. The equipment separates solid matter from water, providing a...
man fixing gas engine

Ready for biogas – getting gas engines fit for the next decade

Politicians, scientists, and industry stakeholders alike are continuously seeking sustainable energy sources as a contribution to the international efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

ADBA welcomes Government response to Green Gas Support Scheme mid-scheme review

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) welcomed the government's full outcome published on 25 January on the Green Gas Support Scheme (GGSS) Mid-Scheme...

Development of first UK dry anaerobic digestion plants on the table in Greater Manchester...

At a meeting on 17 January, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Waste and Recycling Committee approved an option to commission the building in the...

The rise of on-farm AD: Seven benefits of biogas

By Marc McElhinney For today’s modern farmer, sustainability is at the heart of agricultural best practice. But balancing a reduction in carbon emissions with the...

AD plant converts waste solvents to biogas, in a UK first

In an apparent first of its kind within the UK, a pharmaceutical manufacturing site in Northumberland has been equipped with an anaerobic digestion (AD)...

Green Gas Support Scheme application window extended to March 2028

The Department for Energy Strategy and Net Zero (DESNZ) announced on Saturday (21 October) that it was extending the deadline to apply to the...

Biogas conference to take a “Deep Dive into Scotland’s Net Zero Ambition”

The ADBA Scottish Conference 2023 will feature opening and closing keynote addresses from - respectively - Maurice Golden MSP, Convener, Cross-Party Group on Circular...

Sponsored content: Water removal technology increases biogas yields

If water, such as the moisture inherently present in biogas, enters a boiler or CHP engine it can decrease its efficiency, resulting in reduced...

Nominations open for the Scottish Green Energy Awards

Billed as the UK’s biggest celebration of renewable energy, The Scottish Green Energy Awards 2023, opened for nominations on 26 July. This year’s event will...

Sponsored content: Regional conferences spotlight AD

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association will host events in Belfast and Edinburgh in September. As Northern Ireland and Scotland establish their respective strategies to...
A sample of Lactobacillus, lactic acid bacteria which are part of the normal flora of the human intestine and are also used in AD plants.

UK project aims to use AI to boost microbe-led processes behind biogas production

  Researchers say they are using AI to develop better microorganism-led processes for anaerobic digestion, with the aim of boosting UK biogas production. The project...

Clean energy technology supply chains must get better, faster, cleaner, says report

A new briefing from think tank organisation the Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) argues that the clean energy transition can be delivered on time and...

Easy-dose trace element tablet plus ‘best for British’ grass silage additive

Sponsored content: A revolutionary easy-dosing 5-in-1 trace element digester additive and a brand-new silage additive designed to get the best biogas output from British grass...

Support for small-scale biogas solutions picks up international award

Kathy Puffer of Tillson, state of New York, has been recognised at the AD and Biogas Industry Awards for bringing small-scale-biogas solutions to communities and women around...

AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2023 winners announced

The winners of the 2023 AD and Biogas Industry Awards were revealed at a gala ceremony at the Vox in Birmingham, UK, on 29th...

Energy Alliance aims to help CHP owners access more power, faster

In an apparent industry first, gas engine specialist Gen-C will launch a new CHP partnership – the Energy+ Alliance – on stand B503 at...

Soaring cost of capital threatens to derail expansion of renewable energy projects​​​​​​

The rising cost of capital faced by developers of renewable energy projects, such as onshore wind and solar PV, may slow down the number...
Dr David Kaner

Sponsored Content: The right anaerobic digester for your farm

Dr David Kaner, CEO of Advanced Anaerobics Limited (AAL), writes: There are no new ideas, only old ideas whose time has come.

Sponsored Content: Deal expands range of ATEX-certified gas monitor fleet

Ashtead Technology has announced a new partnership with Gas Data, expanding the range of applications for its gas monitors (available for either purchase or rental).