AD & Biogas

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

ADBA compares party manifestos

Following the launch of the Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative manifestos, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has commented on the energy, climate...
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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...

Sand filtration system gives final polish to wastewater following AD installation at maltster

Hydro International has installed a sand filtration solution to cope with increased wastewater capacity following the completion of new anaerobic digestion facilities at...

Emissions analyser helps manage power station

A multiparameter emissions monitor at Thetford power station is being used to demonstrate to the Environment Agency that the plant is performing within the...

Losses as Teeside gasification scrapped

PLANS to build a couple of ground-breaking plasma gasification energy-from-waste plants in Teeside have been scrapped, seemingly because of challenges with the technology. The announcement...

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,...

Domestic digester now more efficient and easy to install, says developer

Tel Aviv-based kickstarter firm HomeBiogas has come up with an improved version of its domestic-scale biodigester, originally launched in 2015. Like its predecessor, HomeBiogas...

Biogas firm extols the benefits of a part that is ‘more than just a...

A case study from pumps and mixers expert Landia, on how its equipment is supporting the efforts of an innovative AD firm The tagline on...

AD experts join forces to give operators greater access to viable feedstocks

Two well-known service providers in the anaerobic digestion sector are joining forces with the aim of delivering greater access to rapid, more accurate testing. AD...
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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...
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...

California utility selects thermal hydrolysis systems for biosolids digesters

San Francisco Public Utilities (SFPUC) has selected three Cambi thermal hydrolysis technology systems for new biosolids digester facilities. The technology will allow the SFPUC...
Aerial view of the Camphill Community in Ballytobin where Landia's pump is installed at the AS plant.

Chopper to the rescue

A chopper pump is helping a community-owned district heating scheme in Ireland save around 60,000 Euros a year. The long-shaft Landia pump has been handling...

Utility pilots “transformative” AI approach in wastewater treatment

Anglian Water says transformation of its treatment and recycling processes is being made possible by trials of AI-driven software developed by Norwegian technology company...
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...

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...

Research project’s data pack ‘will enable AD industry to enhance and diversify the use...

A new ‘data pack’ available to anaerobic digestion (AD) operators provides a reference point for UK digestate characteristics. It is said to comprehensively report...

Mixing and fine-tuning: growing support, and one or two practical issues

Mixer and pump manufacturer Landia has welcomed Privilege Finance’s statement that farm-based AD plants can improve efficiency from 10% to 30%. Citing Feedstock, Mixing and...

Trade body releases revamped AD industry guide

The Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has (on 3 October) released the second edition of The Practical Guide to AD, a key guidance...

Animation showcases biogas analyser

Instrumentation specialist Geotech has produced an online animation to publicise its BIOGAS 5000 portable analyser, showing how the device can be used in applications...