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Food Waste AD – The Anaerobic Digestion of Inedible Food for Energy and Natural Fertiliser

Food Waste AD is the short way to refer to the anaerobic digestion of inedible food for renewable energy and natural fertiliser. That sentence encapsulates the core philosophy of the movement towards food waste AD. “It’s a crying same that any food is wasted while so many people struggle to feed themselves. Mechanically digesting this […]

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Biogas GCSE – BBC Bitsize Teaching and Course Content Queries?

Anaerobic Decay, Methane Gas and Biogas Generators are all topics students learn in the UK Biogas GCSE student curriculum. Here they are discussed from the point of view of a UK biogas expert. Parents: Did you know that biogas GSCE content is being taught in UK schools?  Yes, it is. It is good news that […]

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WRAP Defends Anaerobic Digestion from “Slopbuckets Farce” Food Waste Collection Slur

WRAP Defended Anaerobic Digestion of food waste as a newspaper branded its collection from householders as a “slopbuckets farce“, earlier that month! (May 2012). UK funded government organisation WRAP has defended household food waste collections. These are destined for Anaerobic Digestion facilities, while the Daily Mail belittles government efforts. It believes to collect food waste […]

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Biogas Information – (Biogas-Info) – The “Official” UK Anaerobic Digestion Information Portal

If you search for “Biogas Information” the chances are that you will end-up at a Leading UK Anaerobic Digestion Information Portal, which is run by consultant NNFCC. In early July 2015 I visited the NNFCC stand while at the UK AD & Biogas show at the NEC, Birmingham , United Kingdom, and I found out […]

Electricity Demand Response and the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Industry

Electricity demand response is being adopted in many countries to help electricity companies cope with the fluctuations in supply which are inherent in most renewable energy technologies except for anaerobic digestion. Anaerobic digestion with its high up-time and 24/7 power production capability, is not a part of this problem. In fact, anaerobic digestion, with its […]

Biomethane Explosion – The Rapid Growth in Biogas Purification

There is a biomethane biogas purification explosion taking place. The rapid growth in biogas purification is a development which will help nations to de-carbonize their energy use, especially in transport fuel, and it is a very welcome recent phenomenon. At this blog we have often said that anaerobic digestion has great potential, but until 2 to […]

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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 […]

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How to Solve Food Waste AD Pipe Blockage Problems

At the RWM Exhibition at the NEC Birmingham, UK, last week, while I was talking to Anaerobic Digestion service providers, a recurring topic which came up was the significant number of UK biogas plants which have recently been afflicted by pipe blockages. These were in many cases proving to result in long plant outages, and […]

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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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BioWayste`s £2m High Rate Anaerobic Digestion Plant to Treat Brocklesby Ltd Effluent Streams

BioWayste and Brocklesby Ltd of North Cave near Hull, are delighted to announce the signing of a Build Own and Operate contract for 6 years to provide green electricity and heat from BioWayste’s £2M high rate anaerobic digestion process technology. In a landmark move, Brocklesby Ltd. have chosen BioWayste as its exclusive partner to run […]