AD & Biogas

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

Amended BSI spec for digestate

BSI, the business standards company has revised the PAS 110 Specification for whole digestate, separated liquor and separated fibre derived from the anaerobic digestion...
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PAS 110-certified digester gets cabinet seal of approval

FOREIGN Secretary Philip Hammond recently visited Agrivert’s West London Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Facility at Trumps Farm in Surrey. The facility, a joint venture between Agrivert...
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Grant for AD-boosting microwave hydrolysis work

Environmental Consultancy Aqua Enviro has been given a £100,000 government grant for r&d which could help businesses cut waste costs and generate renewable energy. Yorkshire...
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Biogas boost expected from M&S endorsement

A major boost to the UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) & biogas industry is expected to follow M&S’s decision in early September to purchase 35,000...
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Satellite data certifies biomass

BIOMASS and bioenergy firms required to certify the origin and sustainability of wood biomass will soon have access to more accurate data to support...
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Banking on biogas

MODULAR waste-to-energy innovator SEaB Energy has been shortlisted for the RBS Innovation Gateway, which called on innovators and small businesses (SMEs) to come forward...
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New Bioenergy site benefits from Whites Concrete’s Rockwall

Pre-cast concrete wall panels made by Whites Concrete have been successfully installed at a new Bioenergy Centre in Pollington near Selby, North Yorkshire. Offering less...
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Biomass innovation rewarded

RENEWABLE energy developer Eco2 has been recognised with a major prize at this year’s British Renewable Energy Awards. CEO David Williams accepted the new...
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Surveying the AD landscape

Envirotec asked Richard Gueterbock of Clearfleau a few questions about the state of the AD market in the UK, and where his own company's...
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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...
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,...

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...