AD & Biogas

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

London firm converts 25-strong waste collection fleet to CNG fuel ahead of ULEZ

London’s largest independent food waste collector has completed preparations for the capital’s Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) by revealing plans to convert all 25...

Feedstock first claimed for Gloucestershire “grass-to-gas” plant

  “GREEN electricity” specialist Ecotricity has announced the successful use of grass as a feedstock for AD, an apparent first. A proposed plant in Gloucestershire will...

Waste gasification plant starts 2nd phase

Aerospace and security firm Lockheed Martin is to proceed with the second phase of the development and construction of a 5MW waste-to-energy plant in...

Best practice scheme launched at AD & Biogas 2016

ADBA has today published three ‘checklists’ as the first step towards a comprehensive Best Practice Scheme for the anaerobic digestion sector. The scheme is...

Biomethane could deliver 30% of the UK’s 2030 carbon budget in hardest to decarbonise...

With a supportive policy environment, anaerobic digestion (AD) technology could produce 8 billion m3 biomethane/year, enough to heat 6.4 million homes, by 2030, according...

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...

US research aims to advance AD processes for the production of biofuels

A multi-institutional team led by Colorado State University (CSU) has been awarded $5.1 million from the US Department of Energy to try to improve...

UK’s biggest green gas producer to launch biology consultancy

On 8 April, Future Biogas - "the UK’s biggest green gas producer" - will launch a subsidiary consultancy service. Called Fern AD, it will...
UTZ Certified said the project simultaneously generates energy, tackles climate change and protects water resources.

A damn fine result: Coffee wastewater energy evaluated

A four-year project to evaluate the generation of energy from coffee wastewater in Latin America has demonstrated a number of benefits: Not only energy...

Small-scale CHP shortlisted for Renewable Energy Awards

ENER-G has reached the finals of the 10th British Renewable Energy Awards, in recognition of its success as an innovator in combined heat...

Wastewater expert showcases options for “getting more from your AD plant”

At the UK AD & Biogas exhibition on 6 and 7 July Huber Technology will be presenting and advising on “getting more out of...

Efficiency first

That should be the focus for ensuring growth of the biogas sector in Ireland, explains Matt Hale, International Sales & Marketing Director, HRS Heat Exchangers.

Pump expert unveils novel on-farm AD plant protector and biogas booster

Described as a one-step biogas optimisation solution, the WANGEN X-UNIT from anaerobic digestion (AD) pump specialist Agrico is said to protect AD plants from...

May the force be with you

STEAM system and flow control specialist Valveforce has launched a range of high pressure two-way pneumatic and electric control valves to help the efficiency...

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...

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...

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...

World Biogas Summit 2022 headliners include Rick Duke, White House Liaison for John Kerry,...

How biogas can address methane emissions will be the key theme of this year’s event The World Biogas Association (WBA) has published its preliminary programme...

AD trade body to hold briefing on food waste collection

Implementing separate food waste collections – lunch hosted by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) on 15 June at the NEC Birmingham ...
A dairy farmer in northern Germany who is producing over 250kWh of biogas is on course to achieve his five-year payback target after investing in an externally-mounted mixing system that reduces feedstock into smaller particles than standard equipment

Farmer looks for payback – German on target with GasMix system

A dairy farmer in northern Germany who is producing over 250kWh of biogas is on course to achieve his five-year payback target after investing...