AD & Biogas

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

Scottish Government’s Mike Berry on AD’s role in Scotland’s circular economy

Ahead of chairing a session at the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019, Mike Berry, Senior Policy Adviser for the Scottish Government, sets out the...

Sponsored Content: Peerless processing

On the website of tomato producer Guy & Wright (established 1918), the company's self-description includes the legend: “being complete idiots; building our own AD plant.” The story below expands on the designation.

Selective adsorption

A novel biogas purification system is currently under trial in the Japanese city of Kurashiki.

Support for small-scale biogas solutions picks up international award

Kathy Puffer of Tillson, state of New York, has been recognised at the AD and Biogas Industry Awards for bringing small-scale-biogas solutions to communities and women around...

For AD plants, fast construction is now more important than ever

FOLLOWING DECC’s late July announcement of a consultation period on proposed changes to the feed-In tariff accreditation, it seems it will become all the...

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...
Activated sludge is the preferred option for treating sewage from large municipal areas.

Digesting the challenges

A panel session at July's AD & Biogas show explored some of the trade-offs involved in municipal wastewater treatment method selection

AD industry’s first rapid feedstock inhibition test

AD operator and services provider Amur has unveiled what it says is the industry’s first rapid inhibition test. The test, which runs alongside Amur’s...

Plans announced for UK’s first commercial‐scale hydrothermal carbonisation facility

CPL Industries, a manufacturer of smokeless fuels and other carbon‐based products, has recently announced plans to install a commercial‐scale Hydothermal Carbonisation (HTC) facility at...

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,...

POME dome success for biogas digester mixing system in Malaysia

As a growing number of countries move away from lagoon-based systems for the treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME), pumps and mixers expert...

Sponsored Content: Biogas production landmark

Scottish Water's treatment centre near Aberdeen is currently leading the way as a centre of excellence for biogas production (from sludge), with its dedicated team tirelessly focused on improving efficiencies.

AD industry body calls for low-carbon CfD scheme to support small-scale renewables

Anaerobic digestion (AD) trade body ADBA makes call on day that Feed-In Tariff ends AD has potential to generate 75 terrawatt hours of...

Cowpat crypto: A sustainable earner?

A firm supplying equipment for crypto mining to renewable generators in the farming sector says it has taken £5 million in sales bookings so...

Report highlights importance of whole-process appraisal of AD

By Matt Hale A new report published by the European Biogas Association (EBA) has highlighted that the true benefits of anaerobic digestion (AD) measured across...

Building a world class AD industry

Charlotte Morton, chief executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) offers a few thoughts on the UK AD sector ahead of the...

Biomethane-to-grid win

CHESTERFIELD BioGas (CBG) has been awarded a contract to supply its biogas upgrading technology for a plant that will be using organic agricultural waste...

New flaring technology extends lifespan of ageing landfill gas sites

Landfill support firm Biogas Technology has demonstrated a successful new low-calorific flaring solution to manage diminishing methane gas emissions on closed landfill sites. ...

Against the grain: What can be done about microplastics in soils and digestate?

Microplastics are everywhere: We know that much. But should we be worried? What can we do about it? Some of the speakers at Aqua Enviro's European Biosolids and Bioresources Conference, in late November, presented findings from a project aiming to understand the levels of this contaminant in compost and AD digestate. A change in the policy landscape seems imminent, as Envirotec found out.

Manifesto outlines energy from waste industry opporunities

An updated renewable energy from waste manifesto has been released by Privilege Finance, following a series of monumental changes which have impacted the industry...