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Anaerobic Digestion

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Energy from Waste Using Advanced Conversion Technologies Including Anaerobic Digestion

 The topic today is the UK Waste Regs. and how important it is when planning a UK energy from waste project, not to “fall and get hurt by” the Waste Hierarchy! Generating energy from waste, including anaerobic digestion – Gov.uk (author unknown) “Overview; Conventional technologies; Advanced conversion technologies; Environmental controls; Obstacles to energy from waste; […]

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Yes it is Green Biogas – UK Green Investment Bank Money is Proof

This really is green biogas, not only is it green in the sense of it being environmentally a friendly form of energy and fertilizer production, but it is also green being funded from the funds for environmentally friendly investment of the UK’s new Green Bank. (Read to the end of this post and you will […]

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Anaerobic Digestion Gets Good Press from Animal Droppings to Electricity Supply

As a long-term supporter of the concept of using Anaerobic Digestion as a substantial part of the UK’s renewable energy policy, and indeed elsewhere, we have been disappointed until recently, that so few people and organisations have been vocal in support of the large scale use of biogas. All that seems to be changing, as […]

UKs Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion Plant Demonstrator to be Shut

So, sadly, Shropshire Council and Biogen have announced the closure of the Biocycle food waste anaerobic food digestion (biogas) plant in Ludlow. Back in 2010 the council were looking at stopping household food waste collections in the area as a reaction to the need to cut finances although this isn’t sated to be a reason […]

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Basic Anaerobic Digestion – How Does Anaerobic Digestion Work?

Anaerobic digestion is in-truth an unhelpful name for the basic age-old natural process that produces renewable energy as heat and biogas, plus natural crop fertilizer. Some even think it is a human stomach complaint! Read on and we will dispel any misconceptions you may hold! It works by applying fermentation (very like as used in […]

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Work to Start on Commercial Food Waste AD Plant in North East of UK

There is good news today about the development of UK commercial food waste anaerobic digestion with the announcement of a substantial UK government subsidy for a new food waste AD plant for the North East of England. Previously, little was happening in this region on food waste digestion, so this additional funding assistance should help […]

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Dairy Farmers Consider Selling Herds and Going for Biogas Production

Here we go again mashing together two news articles which we have found interesting, in order to bring our readers straight to the point regarding an (until now) little appreciated advantage of owning a biogas plant. It is all about investment in an anaerobic digestion plant helping diversify and through that, to stabilize the financial […]

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Effective Cancellation of RO Subsidy for Anaerobic Digestion – UK AD Industry Shocked

The announced effective cancellation of RO Subsidy for Small Scale Anaerobic Digestion is a huge missed opportunity. in this article we explain why that is. The four excerpts we have included below are from recent news releases from the UK AD and renewable energy industry opinion-formers. They show the level of shock and disbelief at […]

UK Announcement of Changes in Small-Scale AD Subsidies

This is for those interested in Small-Scale AD Subsidies. Here at the IPPTS AD Community Blog we think that we are “mashable” today. We are “mashing up” three separate news posts from “green” online journals to bring you the most comprehensive view possible on what the AD industrial press thinks of the long awaited news […]

UK Tax Incentives Available to the Environmental and Renewables Sectors Which Are Often Ignored

In this article we will consider UK Tax Incentives, as a trio of the tax enticements readily available to companies aiming to obtain a better ecological footprint and available to the renewables industries in the UK. But first I would like to ask you the following question: “Precisely how commonly do you take into account […]