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UK Anaerobic Digestion Plants Exceed 100 And Hit Trouble: Looking Back

Looking back at our March 2013 article when UK Anaerobic Digestion Plants exceeded 100 and we thought they were hitting trouble, by causing environmental problems. With hindsight, (in November 2019) we can see that we were wrong. Yes, of course there have been teething problems with new biogas plant owners. Some started out, not appreciating […]

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Anaerobic Digestion Germany – Biogas Industry Sells Its Leading AD Technology Abroad

Anaerobic Digestion in Germany is quiet, as far as selling at home goes. Very few new local German AD plants are in development currently (2019). The German Anaerobic Digestion Equipment industry is active, but is mostly making biogas equipment for export. The internal market is flat and likely to remain so for some time. Watch […]

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What are Biogas Plants? – Biogas Plant Information – Explained with Examples

So What are Biogas Plants? Here’s Biogas Plant Information for all those new to the anaerobic digestion process, and need to know exactly what a biogas plant is! and that’s a first fact in answer to “What are Biogas Plants” for those seeking the  meaning of “biogas plant” and Biogas Plant Information. Watch our video on What […]

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Basic Anaerobic Digestion – How Does Anaerobic Digestion Work?

Anaerobic digestion (AD) is in-truth an unhelpful name for the basic age-old natural process that produces renewable energy as heat and biogas, and natural crop fertilizer. That is basic anaerobic digestion, and how the AD (or fermentation) process works. The following video is a very popular video which explains how AD works: A common challenge […]

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Biogas Production Process Dairy Farmers Selling Herds to Biodigest Grass

Biogas production from grass is a proven viable process. Today (2019) many UK dairy farmers have not only considered selling their herds, they’ve done just that. Instead of cattle for milk, they are simply growing grass for direct feed into an anaerobic digestion plant, and storing silage for winter use. This makes good sense in […]

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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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Pipeline Quality Gas and the Benefits of Biomethane Gas to Grid

The acceptance of biogas upgrading technology which purifies raw biogas to Pipeline Quality Gas (natural gas pipeline quality) and enables AD plant operators to inject biomethane gas to grid is rising. Benefits of Upgrading to Pipeline Quality Gas Once biomethane gas to grid is accomplished, the biogas plant operator gains not only from a higher […]

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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 […]

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Top 10 Silage Clamp Tips for the Care and Legal Operation of AD Feedstock Storage

One of the unsung heroes of an anaerobic digestion plant is the silage clamp storage. So, in the video embedded on this page we provide our, and silage clamp expert Bock’s, top 10 silage clamp tips. These are tips for the care and legally compliant operation of AD feedstock storage in the UK, in accordance […]