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Biomethane Production: Sweden Leads with Schmack Carbotech Plant – Plus One in France

This is our updated article about: Schmack Carbotech – “Sweden’s leading role in bioenergy through biomethane production, with the world’s largest installed biogas upgrading capacity, is set to further pull-ahead”.  The first article, which is still reproduced below, was published in August 2014. A lot has changed since then, and biomethane production has risen greatly. Schmack has […]

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3 Reasons Why UK Biomethane Producers Should Watch Bio-fuel Market Prices Closely

Like it or not, biogas and especially biomethane producers should start to take a keen interest in Bio-fuel Market Prices, and here is our list of 3 reasons why. “UK Biomethane producers and potential “biogas-plant to biomethane upgraders”, should be watching bio-fuel market prices closely.” That’s because many foresee big gains in the prices they will in […]

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Anaerobic Digestion Gas to Grid – Severn Trent Minworth Biogas First to Grid in UK

Severn Trent Water, are a major water and waste utility situated in the middle of the UK and a leader when it comes to delivering Anaerobic Digestion gas to grid. They run their operation from the Midlands. They serve the area around Birmingham, and also out into Wales. A major part of their business that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Feedstock storage for anaerobic digestion plants

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 […]

Schmack Biogas Plant Isle of Wight

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 […]

EPA and USDA Boost For Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas As Major Renewable Energy Source

Support for the implementation of anaerobic digestion from governments is the most important driver for uptake for AD and biogas technology worldwide. Time and again around the world it can be seen that technical experts can win the case for the viability of innovative technologies in utility service provision, and businesses may offer great new technologies which clearly […]

Biomethane vs natural gas

Biomethane Versus Natural Gas Placed in Context Plus Biomethane News

Biomethane vs Natural Gas plus news of progress in upgrading biogas from renewable sources