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The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan – Summary and Update

It is easy to forget that, despite the 2010 – 2015 UK Coalition Government’s lack of enthusiasm for green issues, the UK’s world leading CO2 emissions reduction legislation is still in force. It became law in the Climate Change Act 2008, and the high ideals embodied in that Act remain and have been taken forward in the 2012 […]

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Wight Farm Energy and Schmack Combine International Expertise With Local Knowledge for First IoW Biogas Plant

We found the following points made in the 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 Grid injection. […]

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What is Renewable Energy and How Does It Work

Renewable energy 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 future generations. Renewable energy takes many forms but […]

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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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Sweden’s Lead in Biomethane Production Continues With Major New Schmack Carbotech Plant

Schmack Carbotech Stockholm: Sweden’s role in bioenergy production, with the world’s largest installed biogas upgrading capacity, is set to further pull-ahead of other nations with the announcement that Schmack Carbotech has been signed-up as the design and build contractor for a 2000 Nm³/h biogas processing facility to be located to the south of Stockholm. Schmack Carbotech’s innovative Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) technology […]

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Digester Mixing Theory And Landia GasMix Review

Achieving Better Biogas Plant Efficiency Through Improved Mixing Manufacturers that offer anaerobic digestion plant mixing systems will tell you that operators that seek better biogas plant efficiency, and have digesters that lack mixing, can generally improve their biogas yield by adding a stirring and mixing system. Not only that, they cite a wide range of […]

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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 […]

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