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The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan – Summary and Update

It is easy to forget that, despite the 2010 – 2015 UK Coalition Government’s lack of enthusiasm for green issues, the UK’s world leading CO2 emissions reduction legislation is still in force. It became law in the Climate Change Act 2008, and the high ideals embodied in that Act remain and have been taken forward in the 2012 […]

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What is Renewable Energy and How Does It Work

Renewable energy is energy which is self replenishing. Many people would say that it is also sustainable energy, which implies that in accordance with many definitions of sustainability it should be self replenishing within a generation, so that the present generation does not rob energy resources from future generations. Renewable energy takes many forms but […]

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EPA and USDA Boost For Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas As Major Renewable Energy Source

Support for the implementation of anaerobic digestion from governments is the most important driver for uptake for AD and biogas technology worldwide. Time and again around the world it can be seen that technical experts can win the case for the viability of innovative technologies in utility service provision, and businesses may offer great new technologies which clearly […]

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Solid and Liquid Digestate from Anaerobic Digestion – Uses and Odor Prevention

Introduction Household waste is inherently putrescible (compostible), and provides a natural material for decomposition by methane bacteria. It will ferment naturally, in a landfill, which even when lined and capped is at comparatively little cost. But, landfills do bring with them considerable environmental and safety hazards. They require extensive gas abstraction and leachate control systems […]

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