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Anaerobic digestion and biogas news and developments, plus general informational articles on the subject.

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AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 Finalists Announced

Press Release;  AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 finalists announced  The finalists for this year’s AD and Biogas Industry Awards have been announced.  Run by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the World Biogas Association (WBA), the Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in the global anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas sector across 11 […]

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Anaerobic Digestion of Kitchen Waste – All You Need to Know

The anaerobic digestion of kitchen waste (also known as food waste anaerobic digestion) has become of great interest in recent years due to the high organic removal rates and positive net energy balance which can be achieved in well designed and competently operated anaerobic digestion plants. Anaerobic digestion is recognised by the UK government, Defra, the […]

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What is Digestate? Find Out More About This Natural Fertilizer

There is a simple answer to the question of what Digestate is. Digestate is what remains after anaerobic digestion (biogas digestion) and it is comprised of the solid fibrous material fraction emanating from the AD bio-reactor, and the liquid portion. Anaerobic digestion draws carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen from the feedstock. However, the essential plant nutrients […]

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Abattoir Biogas Plant in Greece Part of €9 Billion Investment – Weltec Construction Start Announced

Construction is about to start on an abattoir biogas plant in Greece which will be part of a planned €9 billion investment by the Greek Government in renewable energy. Weltec has won the construction contract and building will start this summer, they have announced. According to their National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP), Greece’s renewable […]

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Biogas Digester Crust Re-dissolved by Landia GasMix Mixer After Propeller Mixing Failure

Biogas digester crust formations floating on the surface of reactor tanks may sound to be of little consequence, but that’s not so according to anaerobic digestion tank operators. furthermore, breaking up and re-dissolving a biogas digester tank surface crust was defeating the best efforts of one AD plant operator recently after a propeller mixer suffered […]

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Make COVID-19 Recovery Green Say Business Leaders

Renewables trade associations have added their voice today to the growing consensus that if society has learned anything from the COVID-19 experience, it must be that human life on this planet is fragile. Making the UK’s COVID-19 recovery green is essential from that point of view, due to the huge risks from climate change, but […]

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Is My Waste Suitable for Anaerobic Digestion?

“Is my waste suitable for anaerobic digestion?”, is a frequent question we receive in our emails. It comes from those considering installing agricultural AD systems, and businesses that produce food waste especially. There are two immediate considerations for any answer, the first is to say that more or less any organic material can be anaerobically […]

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Advantages and DisadvantPages of Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment vs Aerobic

Advantages and Disadvantages of Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment vs Aerobic

The principal advantages and disadvantages of anaerobic wastewater treatment when compared with the aerobic equivalent processes are listed, and then discussed below. Advantages of Anaerobic Treatment Less energy required Less biological sludge produced Lower nutrient demand Methane production: Providing potential energy source with possible revenue both from the sale of the energy, and benefit from […]

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