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Renewable Natural Gas Transport – Use of Biogas for Vehicle Fuel

There are many benefits in the use of natural gas transport, even if the natural gas source is fossil fuel based. That’s because of the low-carbon emissions of this fuel and the clean burning characteristics of methane (natural gas). Currently, taxation on this form of fuel is very low, which for the moment is another […]

Biogas Compressor – Purposes, Design and Suppliers

We thought that we would write about biogas compressors, their purposes, design requirements and suppliers. It is a product which is quite new and there is a growing market for these specialized compressors. There is an increasing demand for greater sophistication in the design of biogas plants, now that the many benefits from anaerobic digestion are […]

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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 Wight Farm Energy 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 […]

Xergi Biogas Identifies The 5 Most Critical Factors in the Design of Every Biogas Plant

In this article Xergi Biogas identifies the 5 most critical factors in the design of every Biogas Plant The highly experienced and well-respected Danish and UK based Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Plant design and build contractor Xergi, has provided useful information on their website about achieving the efficient design of every AD Plant. This guidance is […]

Improving Biogas Plant Efficiency – Why Ferrous Chloride Not Ferric Chloride is Best

When seeking to improve biogas plant efficiency understanding why Ferrous Chloride Not Ferric Chloride is Best an be important. At the start of my recent enquiry, the expert from Lukeneder helped by explaining the differences between Ferrous Choride and Ferric Chloride. I think that my reaction of confusion, as I looked at the Lukeneder brochure just before that, […]

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How to Reduce Methane Emissions? – By Our Support of Agricultural Biogas Says Obama

In a very welcome move, the White House is backing farm biogas production from manure and other feedstocks, as a way to reduce national methane emissions which are implicated as a significant source of climate change. The US dairy industry not only came to the same conclusion in 2009, but has been working toward its […]

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Landia’s GasMix System Installed at Cory’s First Anaerobic Digestion Plant

Landia’s acclaimed GasMix system is at the heart of the new biogas making process using anaerobic-digestion, at Cory Environmental. Cory, with over 40 sites are one of the UK’s leading recycling, waste management and energy recovery companies. March 2014: Cory has unveiled its first anaerobic digestion facility, which will produce renewable energy to power local homes. […]

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What is Biogas and Has It Been Hijacked By Big Business?

So, “What is Biogas”? The term ‘biogas’ is commonly used to refer to a gas which has been produced by the biological breakdown of organic matter in the absence of oxygen. The gases methane, hydrogen and carbon monoxide can be combusted or oxidized with oxygen and the resultant energy release allows biogas to be used […]

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Anaerobic Digestion of Dairy Manure in the US

In order to pick up the skills needed to take the plunge and invest in anaerobic digestion technology, on any farm to be straight out of college is not essential, but being young and enthusiastic clearly helps, as in our first news item, which follows: Armed with a master’s degree in animal science, Vanderkooi opened […]

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Recent News & Developments in Biogas Engines 2013

Clarke Energy has the monopoly in online news releases in this market for the last few months, with biogas engines supplied for sites in the UK, and Kenya, as below: In early 2013 Clarke Energy supplied and commissioned a 3 MW biogas engine at Agri-gen’s Rendlesham anaerobic digestion plant at Bentwater Park, Ipswich. This facility digests energy […]