Category: Industry News

MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Biogen welcomes new investors

Leading food-waste-to-renewable-energy specialist Biogen yesterday announced that it has been acquired by Ancala Bioenergy Limited. The company was purchased for an undisclosed sum from joint venture shareholders Bedfordia Group and Kier Group. Biogen’s seven anaerobic digestion plants recycle a quarter of a million tonnes of food waste annually…

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Tags: member's press release, food waste, renewable energy, anaerobic digestion

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Food waste - fuelling our future (Puregas Solutions)

Despite some very challenging conditions and sub-zero temperatures(!), Puregas Solutions has just completed the installation and commissioning of a CApure CA30 biogas upgrading plant in Forsbacka, 200km north of Stockholm, Sweden. Linda Kraft, Project Manager for Puregas Solutions, explains: Because the upgrading plant undergoes a comprehensive Factory Acceptance Test, any…

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Tags: member's press release, food waste, biogas upgrading, dry fermentation, biomethane, digestate

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: AD performance at the heart of Privilege team expansion

Independent consultant Dr Phil Hobbs has joined the Privilege Finance team with a primary focus on optimising new and under-performing anaerobic digesters in the agricultural and food waste industries. Experience in the biogas, pharmaceutical, instrumentation and British aerospace industries, as a project manager, has provided Dr Hobbs with an excellent…

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Tags: member's press release, ad performance, optimisation, bbsrc, anaerobic digestion

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Optimal use of biogas from waste streams

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The European Commission has today published its report on Optimal use of biogas from waste streams: An assessment of the potential of biogas from digestion in the EU beyond 2020. To help shape the research ADBA participated in two stakeholder workshops, validating the research approach and key findings. You can download…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, European Commission, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: First Economizer SE commissioned in the UK

Biogas Systems GmbH of Austria and Future Biogas Systems Ltd (a subsidiary of the market-leading anaerobic digestion development and operations firm Future Biogas Ltd) today commissioned the first Economizer SE in the UK at an AD plant in Nottinghamshire. The unit passed all its system tests, running for a straight 4…

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, lignin, crop-fed ad

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Government publishes its first report on Digest of Waste and Resource statistics

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The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has published its first compendium of statistics on a range of waste and resource areas. The report includes latest government figures on gate fees. You can access the report via: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/digest-of-waste-and-resource-statistics-2017-edition Below we have…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, UK AD & Biogas, food waste, food waste operators, emiliano lewis

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: A second bio-LNG plant for Puregas Solutions

Puregas Solutions has today been awarded a second contract to supply a CA50 LBG biogas upgrading plant to Finnish energy solutions provider Wärtsilä. The Puregas upgrading plant, capable of handling up to 1,250Nm3/h of biogas, will form part of a larger contract to supply a biohybrid…

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Tags: member's press release, biolng, biogas, biomethane, liquefaction plant, storage

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Europe needs More Biogas

More Biogas, located in Kalmar, Sweden, is a perfect example of the circular economy at work. Here over 30,000 tonnes of food waste, manure and agricultural residues are processed in their anaerobic digestion plant each year. The biogas plant is partly owned by the farmers who provide the agricultural feedstocks, and…

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, Circular Economy, food waste, agricultural feedstocks, digestate, biomethane, biocng

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UK AD industry to call for game-changing research centre at ADBA R&I Forum

The UK AD industry will lay out plans for a Centre for Anaerobic Biotechnology and Bioresources Research at the 7th annual ADBA Research & Innovation (R&I) Forum 2017. The proposed Centre would act as a centre of global excellence and seek to transform AD into a low-cost, multi-functional biotechnology…

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Tags: R&D, adba r&i forum, sustainable development goals, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: WELTEC BIOPOWER develops innovative analysis procedure for biogas substrates

Together with renowned partners, the biological department of biogas specialist WELTEC BIOPOWER in Vechta, Germany, is developing a quick test for identifying inhibitors in biogas substrates. Input mass may contain substances that prevent efficient biogas production. For example, a small amount of mould is sufficient to cause such an adverse…

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Tags: member's press release, biogas substrates, input materials

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Gemidan Ecogi A/S wins Danish food waste contract

Following a Danish EU public procurement, Gemidan Ecogi A/S (Gemidan) have been awarded a contract for the supply of their high-performing ECOGI food waste pre-treatment technology.  Under this contract a new processing facility will be established to treat 24,000 tpa of domestic food waste mixed with up to 20% kerbside…

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Tags: member's press release, food waste, pre-treatment technology, process flexibility, digestate

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Rika Biofuels establishes sister company to offer straw processing tech

Rika Biofuels is bringing the Bioextruder to the UK market through sister company Rika Biogas Technologies (RBT). The Bioextruder is a simple, cost-effective and commercially proven technology that processes straw and other lignocellulosic materials, such as low-quality grass or cereal husks, for use as an AD feedstock. There are around 200…

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Tags: member's press release, bioextruder, straw, lignocellulosic materials, energy crops, feedstock, anaerobic digestion

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UAE export opportunity for ADBA members

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The Department of International Trade (DIT) has been in touch with ADBA to ask for UK companies producing equipment for the waste treatment sector to offer their products for use in the building of a biofuel refinery by an engineering, procurement, and construction contractor based in the United Arab Emirates …

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Tags: exports, department for international trade, biofuel refinery, ADBA members

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Innovation in biogas upgrading from Puregas Solutions

Despite facing many difficult challenges over the last five years, the UK now has over 60 biogas upgrading plants injecting biomethane into the gas grid. Capacity has reached almost 3.5TWh/y, enough to displace almost four 60,000-tonne LNG tankers! However, achieving Gas Safety (Management) Regulations 1996 (GSMR), Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) budget…

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, CNG, bio-cng, gas to grid, renewable natural gas, virtual pipeline, innovation in biogas upgrading

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Analysing key constraints to biogas production from crop residues and manure in the EU

a spatially explicit method for making regional estimates of the potential for biogas production from crop residues and manure

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