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Food Waste Recycling Machine Raises Purity of Pretreated Biogas Substrate to New Level

Gemidan Ecogi’s anaerobic digestion substrate pre-treatment system is effectively a food waste recycling machine for large commercial biogas plants which produces a high-quality pulp-based substrate for digestion/ energy production in AD/ biogas plants. The Gemidan ECOGI system (food waste recycling machine) has a reputation for enhancing the recovery of renewable energy during the anaerobic digestion […]

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Low Cost Faecal Sludge Management and the Role of Anaerobic Digestion Co-Disposal

Before discussing low cost faecal sludge management and the role of Anaerobic Digestion Co-Disposal, let’s start by defining feacal sludge (also spelt “fecal”). Thankfully, that’s easy. Wikipedia tells us: Fecal sludge management (FSM) (or faecal sludge management in British English) is the collection, transport, and treatment of fecal sludge from pit latrines, septic tanks or […]

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CCC Net Zero Report by 2050 ADBA Responds with Support

In the “CCC Net Zero Report“, the IPCC says global greenhouse gas emissions need to reach “net zero” around 2050. To achieve the net-zero target tens of billions of pounds will need to be invested in renewable energy, electric vehicles, capturing and storing carbon emissions, and planting trees, according to the CCC. Currently the UK […]

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Call for AD Contracts for Difference (CfD) Scheme for Small-scale Renewable Energy

On the day that the UK didn’t leave Europe, trade association ADBA called for a Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme for Small-scale Renewable Energy including biogas. (Not sure you understand what CfDs are? If so, scroll down to our explanation below!) Why choose a day when, amongst the Brexit furore, almost nobody would be discussing […]

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Anaerobic Digester for Sale – Biogas Digestion Plant Selection for All Types and Sizes

Looking for an anaerobic digester for sale? Can we help you find your best biogas digester plant? We have been writing about anaerobic digestion and biogas production for the last 15 years on this website. So, we know a bit about the different models of these plants that are available at different sizes, and for […]

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5 Anaerobic Digestion Advantages UK Tory Ministers Ignored by Closing the FiT

Five Anaerobic Digestion Advantages were in our opinion completely ignored by UK Tory Ministers when they decided to close the UK FiT (UK Feed-in-Tariff), at the end of March this year (2019). Surely they failed to take a complete overview of anaerobic digestion technology when they decided to withdraw the FiT? Read the 5 advantages […]

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Benefits of Biogas and the Challenge Ahead

In an age of worrying climate change and looming fossil energy decline, the benefits of biogas are obvious. Its no longer a matter of proving the many benefits. The challenge is now to rapidly increase the adoption of the process, wherever there is a source of waste biomass. This is essential to reduce the impact […]

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Irish Biogas Plants May Multiply in New Moves But Avoid “Grass Madness” Says Landia

Irish biogas plants: Construction may accelerate if new moves to kick-start the Irish AD industry on beef and dairy farms are successful. But, “avoid grass madness” says AD equipment expert Landia. Landia make the point that ruling out higher energy crops such as growing maize, would result in a need for much larger more expensive […]

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HomeBiogas a Low Cost Domestic Biogas Plant for Western Families

A new company named HomeBiogas is set to become a big player in the anaerobic digestion industry, but tailored to home biogas requirements. For them, is all about producing biogas in the home, or more accurately outside in the yard! Home biogas is widely produced in developing regions of the world. However, in the last […]

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4 Anaerobic Digestion Myths Finally Shattered

Here are the four main Anaerobic Digestion Myths which we believe to have been completely “shattered”- shown to be untrue. Based upon an official reply to a newspaper article, provided by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association in their Autumn 2018 issue of their News Magazine. The content of this article is inspired by the […]