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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 from […]

UK Brexit to Hit UK On-Farm Anaerobic Digestion While US AD Grows

The UK Brexit from the EU is about to hit UK on-farm anaerobic digestion. What has been a growing success story for the UK is being predicted to quickly become a victim of the UK government’s plans for the exit of the nation from the European Union. Other sectors, such as the anaerobic digestion of […]

5 Things You Should Know Before Designing the Best Biogas Plant

To help our readers to create the best biogas plant design, the list below contains our top 5 things that we think new anaerobic digestion plant developers should know about before designing a biogas Plant: Feed Material Choice So, you have a potential site for a biogas plant, and as in most cases, as the […]

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 […]

What is thermal Hydrolysis? as used in AD Plants

What is Thermal Hydrolysis? Thermal Hydrolysis Technology Explained

So you want to know; “What is the thermal hydrolysis process?” – and to understand basic thermal hydrolysis technology. Thermal Hydrolysis is a chemical process in which the organic molecules (in the substrate/ feed material) are split into two parts by the addition of a molecule of water. The process forces the water molecules between the […]

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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 […]

Energy from Waste- Watch out for the waste

Energy from Waste Using Advanced Conversion Technologies Including Anaerobic Digestion

 The topic today is the UK Waste Regs. and how important it is when planning a UK energy from waste project, not to “fall and get hurt by” the Waste Hierarchy! Generating energy from waste, including anaerobic digestion – Gov.uk (author unknown) “Overview; Conventional technologies; Advanced conversion technologies; Environmental controls; Obstacles to energy from waste; […]

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Work to Start on Commercial Food Waste AD Plant in North East of UK

There is good news today about the development of UK commercial food waste anaerobic digestion with the announcement of a substantial UK government subsidy for a new food waste AD plant for the North East of England. Previously, little was happening in this region on food waste digestion, so this additional funding assistance should help […]

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WRAP Defends Anaerobic Digestion as Daily Mail Belittles Efforts to Collect Food Waste

UK newspaper “The Daily Mail” regularly runs articles about government stupidity, as they see it. Their “blue rinse” readership always seems to lap up this sort of editorial, and it no doubt sells papers. (The following poster from Deviant Art shows what a member of the public thinks of Food Waste Recycling, and it is […]