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UK Biogas Energy Targets and a New (Vegetable Producer’s) AD Plant Case Study

I was reading the Weltec Biopower Press Release, which follows below, and I also read the background note provided by their publicist. It explains how there are now lots of projects like the Anaerobic Digestion Plant described below, being built by Weltec BioPower and others, that are crucial to the UK’s plans to provide 15% of the nation’s energy […]

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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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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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