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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 […]

Anaerobic Digestion to be Detroit Zoo’s Newest Attraction and to Use Crowdsourcing

Animal waste is commonly used as fertilizer but it can now be utilized as an endless supply of energy thanks to Anaerobic Digestion. Zoos in the U.S. clean around 400 tons of animal waste a year and that amount of waste can be processed and used to provide about 10% of their energy needs. The […]

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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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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 […]

UKs Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion Plant Demonstrator to be Shut

So, sadly, Shropshire Council and Biogen have announced the closure of the Biocycle food waste anaerobic food digestion (biogas) plant in Ludlow. Back in 2010 the council were looking at stopping household food waste collections in the area as a reaction to the need to cut finances although this isn’t sated to be a reason […]

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Innovative Combined Autoclave Pretreatment and Anaerobic Digestion Plant – Granted Planning Permission

Devon County Council has awarded planning permission for advanced anaerobic digestion (AD) facility which includes autoclaving