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Biogas Plant Substrate Mixing During Fermentation Creates a Stir with AD Plant Operators

The importance of “creating a stir” in the fermentation tanks of fully mixed bio-reactors for better biogas yields, and improved process stability, is becoming better understood by many AD plant clients around the globe, as more Anaerobic Digestion Plants are being built and the biogas industry matures. A scan of world news on this subject revealed that […]

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 […]

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 […]