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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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Wight Farm Energy and Schmack Combine International Expertise With Local Knowledge for First IoW Biogas Plant

We found the following points made in the Press Release reproduced here, to be of particular interest: The most formidable challenge that had to be overcome during the construction period was the long-delayed decision of the DECC (Department Of Energy and Climate Change) over the RHI (Renewable Heat Initiative) for AD and Gas to Grid injection. […]

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Bio Thermic Digester (BTD) Gains Acceptance And May Become Major Competitor To Anaerobic Digestion

Bio Thermic Digester (BTD) is the term for an innovative type of industrial-scale biological high temperature-digester which uses Aerobic Extremophilic Bacteria to achieve a remarkably high level of mass reduction, and has been launched by waste treatment specialist Advetec. The technology is understood to be capable of rapidly processing significantly high volumes of organic municipal waste, […]

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What is TEEP and How to Comply? Was the Question Ruffling Feathers at UK LWARB Event

Anaerobic Digestion plant owners and operators will be keen to understand TEEP for the effects it might have upon feedstock quality and quantity in the future which will be derived from municipal waste sources. There has been a tangible feeling concern developing within the UK’s waste collection and handling industry this last few months. In […]

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Anaerobic Digestion NFU Policy

The UK’s National Farmers Union (nfu) in their Anaerobic Digestion NFU Policy, strongly supports the use of anaerobic digestion in agriculture. In addition they have issued a number of statements on the subject, a sample of which we have quoted below: Anaerobic Digestion – our Vision for 1000 AD plants on farms – NFU … This […]

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