biogas bacteria News

  • The Potential for Biogas in Africa

    When thinking about renewable energy it’s common to think of wind power and solar. However there is massive potential in Africa for the utilisation of renewable gas for power generation. Some naturally occurring microbes are able to break down organic material in the absence of oxygen to produce different types of biologically created gas – ‘ ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • ElectraTherm Green Machine Installed at Biogas Plant in Austria

    ElectraTherm installed its first Green Machine in Austria at a biogas power generation facility to increase electrical production at the site without adding fuel or emissions. The site produces biogas through anaerobic digestion to fire a 500kWe GE Jenbacher 312, generating electricity to sell to the grid while using heat to dry crops during harvest. With the addition of the Green Machine, excess ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Omex Environmental Ltd – Stand E73 Omex TEA for improved biogas production

    With anaerobic digestion becoming increasingly popular, ensuring that biogas systems perform to maximum capacity is a crucial consideration. To meet this need, Omex Environmental has introduced the new Biogas Plus range of micronutrient supplements to ensure that anaerobic plants are supplied with all the necessary trace elements needed for successful bacterial growth and function. It is rare for ...


    By Omex Agriculture Ltd

  • EnviFarm Compact - small, powerful and economical

    Great potential for small plants: that's what the Italian biogas plant market offers since the beginning of this year. The Renewable Decree that came into effect in Italy on 1 January 2013 provides for significant changes – changes that benefit the biogas plant manufacturer from Lower Saxony: "With the flexible design of our EnviFarm Compact plants, we have been able to react to this trend ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Sense of community aids establishment of renewable energy cooperatives

    Establishment of cooperative biogas projects is aided by strong community spirit, regional traditions and farmers' sense of responsibility for their local area, finds a new Italian study. The findings suggest that renewable energy policy could benefit from taking account of community aspects at the local and regional levels. The EU is committed to generating 20% of its energy from renewable ...

  • Vietnamese manure biofuel project scoops prize

    A scheme that harnesses biogas to improve the quality of life for Vietnamese smallholders is one of six projects recognised in an international awards ceremony. Vietnam"s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) teamed up with the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) in 2003 to create a countrywide biogas programme that takes Vietnam"s human and animal waste and turns it into a ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Wisconsin Clean Water and Renewable Energy RFP

    Gov. Scott Walker has requested the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC), Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP), and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to coordinate resources and draft a Request for Proposals that aligns digester technology to all sizes of dairy farms in environmentally sensitive areas of Wisconsin. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Spanish company touts process to turn urban waste into biodiesel

    A group of Spanish developers working under the company name Ecofasa, headed by chief executive officer and inventor Francisco Angulo, has developed a biochemical process to turn urban solid waste into a fatty acid biodiesel feedstock. “It took more than 10 years working on the idea of producing biodiesel from domestic waste using a biological method,” Angulo told Biodiesel Magazine. “My first ...


    By Ecofa

  • The first Molinari mill for biomasses has now been installed

    The first Molinari mill designed to pre-treat biomasses for anaerobic digestion came into operation on January 31st 2013. Construction of this machine began a year ago following a request from Mr. Zangrandi, the owner of a 1 MW biogas plant. His first need was to reduce the size of the various products used to feed the plant. Thus increase the surface that could be attacked by bacteria. Once the ...


    By Molinari S.r.l.

  • Energy Department Announces $13.4 Million to Develop Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts

    The Energy Department announced today up to $13.4 million for five projects to develop advanced biofuels and bioproducts that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel from biomass. These products not only will help reduce carbon emissions, but also advance the department's work to enable the production of clean, renewable and cost-competitive drop-in biofuel at $3 ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Convincing performance of MeWa Bio-QZ at BioEnergy Decentral show in Hannover/Germany

    EuroTier 2010, including the trade show BioEnergy Decentral, closed with a record of 140,000 international visitors. Especially the exhibition for bio-energy and decentralized power supply, which demonstrated constantly growing interest. Visitors were able to feel this particularly at the trade stand of the Swabian engineering company. The Bio-QZ on display is a true innovation in the field of ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • Secretary Chu Announces More Than $20.5 million for Community Renewable Energy Deployment Projects

    Washington, DC— U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today the selection of five projects to receive more than $20.5 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support deployment of community-based renewable energy projects, such as biomass, wind and solar installations. These projects will promote investment in clean energy infrastructure that will create ...


    By US Department of Energy

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