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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 […]

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 […]

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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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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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 […]