Monday, December 5, 2022

AD & Biogas

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

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Nosing out the controversy over AD plant emissions

IN March local campaigners succeeded in blocking plans to build an energy-from-waste plant in Ramsbottom in the Greater Manchester area. Concern over the smell...
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Biogas from food waste: Preparing it for the grid

Chesterfield BioGas looks at how to get rid of unacceptable components in the output gas from an anaerobic digester (AD), when a major part...
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AD and the industrial sector

Clearfleau, a UK company that designs and builds on-site AD plants for liquid bio-degradable residues, looks at how AD is used in sectors like...
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Protocol clarifies biogas roadmap

THE Environment Agency has developed a Quality Protocol for biomethane which was launched in February. Formulated with support from WRAP, and funded by LIFE+, the...
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Designing a modular digester in 3D

A range of turnkey, modular AD systems from SEaB Energy is claimed to lower the barriers to entry for small businesses and farmers who...
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Meeting German formaldehyde emissions targets

POWER generation from Germany’s enormous biogas industry produces emissions to air that are regulated by the Technical Instructions on Air Quality Control (TA Luft). As...
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Business is booming for HWEnergy

BIOMASS heat specialist HWEnergy is currently installing biomass systems at six hotels and guest properties across the country, having completed 13 such contracts at...
CBG's biogas upgraders can be connected in series, as with this photograph of five linked Totara's from a site in Güstrow in Germany

Preparing biogas for the grid

A growing number of projects are successfully upgrading biogas for injection into the gas grid. Envirotec spoke to upgrader providers and plant managers to...
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Cream of the crop

FCC Environment has harvested its first crop of biomass fuel grown on two of its restored landfill and quarry sites. The 30 hectare sites in...

Dundee rejects biomass, for now

£325 million proposal to face public enquiry FORTH Energy’s plan to build a £325 million biomass facility in Dundee has been derailed by the City...
Cups and food containers employing bio-plastics can be compostable, such as Huhtamaki's BioWare range.

Breaking it down: compostable product packaging

Envirotec looks at the latest progress MORE and more product packaging is being recycled each year but a lot of it still goes to landfill,...
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...
AS eco-conscious businesses increasingly look to environmental heating systems, an enterprising company has responded by launching a service using its ISO containers to house boilers and fuel stores.

Self contained – House boilers and fuel stores in ISO containers

AS eco-conscious businesses increasingly look to environmental heating systems, an enterprising company has responded by launching a service using its ISO containers to house...
A manufacturer of district heating pipe systems has called for an end to the way the Renewables Obligation is incentivising electricity producers to use biomass fuels in inefficient, conventional power stations.

Don’t waste that waste – CPV call for efficiency

A manufacturer of district heating pipe systems has called for an end to the way the Renewables Obligation is incentivising electricity producers to use...
AT the UK’s first viable compact anaerobic digester plant aimed at local food waste treatment, a Geotech GA3000 fixed biogas analyser monitors methane, carbon dioxide, oxygen and hydrogen sulphide.

Health monitor – Geotech analyser provides guage

AT the UK’s first viable compact anaerobic digester plant aimed at local food waste treatment, a Geotech GA3000 fixed biogas analyser monitors methane, carbon...
SIZE is becoming an issue in the anaerobic digestion sector

Small minded – Effective means of dealing with bio-degradable wastes

SIZE is becoming an issue in the anaerobic digestion sector with concerns that not all larger AD plants – generating 2MWe and handling about...
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Elmac Technologies Launch New EVA End-of-Line Flame Arrester Range

Elmac Technologies, the international leaders in flame arresters and tank and vessel protection equipment, announce the expansion of their current end-of-line flame arrester range...

Future proof

Biogas analysis requirements are changing and ‘designed-in’ future proofing in gas analysers helps users keep up. It means they can quickly and easily upgrade...

Countdown to bio cash share

ENTREPRENEURS will find out in December if they have been successful in their bids for shares of a £2m cash pot set up to...

Scots target Sahara waste

SCIENTISTS in Scotland are investigating the potential of a renewable energy source that uses organic waste to generate biogas and to determine if it...