AD & Biogas

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

UK firms supply parts and expertise for lauded Richgro AD plant in Western Australia

Pumps and mixers manufacturer Landia offers a rundown of the details of its involvement with Richgro's widely acclaimed AD plant in Jandakot, Western Australia,...

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...

Lord Callanan: “Biomethane plays a meaningful role in the UK’s decarbonisation and levelling-up agenda”

UK government minister highlights the benefits of biomethane in decarbonising and levelling up the UK economy at first physical Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources...
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...

Biomethane Certification Scheme now hosted on Green Gas Trading website

The Biomethane Certification Scheme (BMCS) has been given a makeover throughout the last 12 months and is now hosted on the Green Gas Trading...

AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 finalists announced

The finalists for this year's AD and Biogas Industry Awards have been announced. Run by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the...
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The benefits of drying biogas

Biogas generated from anaerobic digestion (AD) contains a mixture of compounds including water vapour. This is not always considered by those burning biogas in a combine heat and power (CHP) facility.

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...
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...

Bioenergy aids energy transition at Grolsch wastewater plant

Dutch bioenergy company HoSt will off-take the biogas from the Grolsch wastewater treatment plant and is going to install a biogas upgrading system that...
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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...

Reduction in embedded generator payments ‘misguided’, says ADBA

On 20 June the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) called on Ofgem to reconsider its retroactive decision to reduce embedded generator payments, saying...

Bore Hill Farm becomes first English AD plant certified under new performance scheme

Bore Hill Farm Biodigester has become the first English anaerobic digestion (AD) plant to be certified under a new certification scheme that recognises good...
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Biological support sees plant output double

The operator of a crop fed biogas plant has apparently seen its energy output double in just six months

Whey to go: Engine replacement boosts efficiency for dairy waste AD system

FACED with an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant not operating effectively, Dr Stephen Temple – a Norfolk-based dairy farmer and co-owner of Mrs Temple’s Cheeses...
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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...

Fuel reception and handling technology chosen for three UK gasification sites

Saxlund International was selected by principal contractor Galliford Try Infrastructure in May 2016 to provide the bulk fuel reception and handling technology for three...
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Biogas leakage: How to protect your plant from a silent killer

Tim Elsome, General Manager for FM BioEnergy, outlines the real cost of unidentified biogas leaks – and the inexpensive steps you can take to reduce the risks on your plant

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...

Gas engine expert claims to help AD operators take back control

Gas engine support expert Gen-C has assisted AD operator Green Circle Renewables to address engine downtime at their 1 MW on-farm anaerobic digestion (AD)...