AD & Biogas

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

New flaring technology extends lifespan of ageing landfill gas sites

Landfill support firm Biogas Technology has demonstrated a successful new low-calorific flaring solution to manage diminishing methane gas emissions on closed landfill sites. ...

Food waste fuels Scots growth

Scotland's AD industry has mushroomed by more than two thirds in a year, new figures show. Twenty seven AD projects are up and running in...

Pre-heating waste could boost biogas

UK autoclave manufacturer Aerothermal Group announced on 29 October that pre-treating black bag municipal waste in an autoclave before sending it to AD could...

Thinking bigger about bio-waste

The food and drink sector, with its hefty carbon footprint and large quantities of waste - much of it pricey from a disposal point...

Fuel-from-sewage deal to support Swedish sustainable transport

BIOGAS processing expert Schmack Carbotech has won a contract to provide a gas upgrading plant at one of the world's largest underground wastewater treatment...

AD process optimisation: Top tips for food production sites

Matt Hale, International Sales Manager with HRS Heat Exchangers, offers a primer for those in the food production sphere It is easy to see why...

Water-washing upgrader contract for US dairy farm

A dairy farm in Yakima County, Washington will employ the environmentally-friendly water-washing method of biogas upgrading supplied by Greenlane Biogas. The firm signed a...

Feedstock storage taking up too much space at AD plants, says supplier

Too much storage area is being taken up for feedstock storage at AD plants, according to one designer and manufacturer of precast concrete elements...

“Waste-to-wheels” projects win £25m from UK government

Three firms will share in a £25m prize from the Department of Transport, aimed at helping develop greener fuel technology and boosting local industry. The...

For AD plants, fast construction is now more important than ever

FOLLOWING DECC’s late July announcement of a consultation period on proposed changes to the feed-In tariff accreditation, it seems it will become all the...

Mixing expert shakes up distillery AD

Mixing is an essential part of the AD process and System Mix, which markets the Rotamix Dual Zone mixing system, says it has...

UK AD innovators line up

AD innovators were honoured on 1 July at the UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2015. There were 60 entries competing in 14 award...

True grit solutions gain traction

Wastewater solutions and services provider Jacopa is reporting increasing interest in grit removal solutions as water service companies seek to leverage the resources that...

ENER-G publishes farmers’ guide to the financial benefits of waste energy

Biogas generation specialist ENER-G has published a free guide to help British farmers gain financial benefits from turning farm waste into energy via anaerobic...

Reduce, re-use, recycle and regulate – the key to tackling our global food waste...

Philip Simpson of ReFood discusses the latest WRAP report on the cost of food waste and argues that a comprehensive strategy of reduction, recycling...

Animation explains biogas analyser

BIOGAS instrumentation manufacturer Geotech has produced a short animation to showcase the features of its latest GA3000+ biogas and landfill analyser. The system allows...

The heat from the draff

Paul Marsh reports on a novel use of distillery by-products as the feedstock for an ambitious CHP plant in Speyside, said to be the...
The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association

A dedicated showcase for UK AD

THE annual expo and conference of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) comes to the NEC on 1-2 July, with over 250 exhibitors...

Managing growth in an era of degression

BIOMASS seems to have hugely exceeded DECC's expectations for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), outperforming other technologies like heat pumps and solar thermal. The...

Little known initiative enables school’s biomass

THE Croft School in Stratford Upon Avon, has received 100% funding for biomass boiler systems. And the little-known ‘Biomass ESCO' scheme that made it...