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Biogas Power to Make Green Electricity for Norfolk Military Base UK AD Plant

Biogas power will generate Green Electricity for a Norfolk Military Base it has been announced. The UK Anaerobic Digestion Plant will the a first to be used in this way. It will see almost all of the bases electricity requirement supplied from a new on-farm green renewable energy resource now operating. Press Release Starts: Defence […]

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Bioeconomy – What Does It Mean?

The Bioeconomy? What does it mean. That’s a good question. Stay with us a moment and we’ll explain with our definition. Plus, we tell you why it’s good for our planet, and can reduce climate change. Our planet is getting more and more crowded. As a result we need to use our resources more sustainably. […]

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What is Renewable Energy and How Does It Work

There is a simple answer to; “What is renewable energy?” It is energy which is self replenishing. Many people would say that it is also sustainable energy, which implies that in accordance with many definitions of sustainability it should be self replenishing within a generation, so that the present generation does not rob energy resources […]

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German Horse Manure Biogas Plant Re-Commissioning of AD Plant by Weltec

AD Plant contractor and operator Weltec Biopower has stepped in to update and overhaul/ re-commission a failed Horse Manure Biogas Plant, which was a previously horse manure AD plant, located in North Germany. Although this is the first time that we have heard of a dedicated horse manure anaerobic digestion plant, although you can be […]

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Fish Silage – Landia Fish Ensiling Process Equipment Demand Rises

Fish Silage is in the news today, as Danish company announces a rising demand for their Landia Fish ensiling process equipment. If, like us, you had not heard of fish silage before, let us explain. It is defined as a liquid made from whole fish or parts of fish that are liquefied by the action of […]

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Large Stainless Steel Tanks with Long Design Life for Wastewater Treatment

We were impressed to read the Press Release which is included below, about a German company (Stallkamp) which provides large stainless steel tanks with one of the longest design-life expectancies on the market, for Wastewater Treatment. As wastewater treatment and AD systems designers in the past, we have at times found it practically impossible to […]

Hydrophilic Jointed “Sealwall” Tanks Better Than Other Precast-Concrete or Steel, Say Whites Concrete

Whites recommend use of their Liquid Holding Tanks, and in particular their “Sealwall” Tanks as being better than steel, and even better than other jointing methods. After intensive in-house development, they point out that their Sealwall precast wall unit system is a robust, precast solution for storing water, with all the benefits of a highly efficient […]

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Digester Cleaning – Purposes and Services

Digester Cleaning is fast becoming an established business sector within the Anaerobic digestion industry. In the UK half a dozen companies actively market their service specifically to the AD and biogas sector. The build-up of grit and debris in biogas plant reactors is all too often being found to negatively impact the operation of digesters, and severely […]

Concrete vs Steel Biogas Tanks for Anaerobic Digestion Plants

We recently received the following Press Release which inspired this article in which we discuss the relative merits of precast concrete vs steel biogas tanks for anaerobic digestion plants (i.e. Glass/ Epoxy Coated Steel Tanks). Quite possibly when you read the article which follows you will, like us, say. “That’s interesting. Why is it that […]

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How Biomass Feedstock Storage Can Be a Shocking Waste of Space

Biomass feedstock storage (for example installing a silage clamp) is a new subject which is rising rapidly in prominence, following the recent expansion in anaerobic digestion plants. Current low-cost designs can easily be a shocking waste of space. This fact is becoming clear now that there are now many plants in operation which their operators would like […]