biogas fermentation News

  • Developments in biogas standardization

    The ISO standardization institute established a technical committee TC 255 “Biogas” which is developing new standards since 2015. TC 255 is developing standards about biogas installations, such as fermentation, biogas treatment, biogas upgrading & liquefaction, flares, gasification, power to gas etcetera. The sizes of the installations vary from domestic and farm scale to ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Biogas Upgrading Market

    The global biogas upgrading market is expected to reach $338.5 million by the year 2016 at the compounded annual growth rate of 22%. Europe is the largest contributor to the growth of this market and it is expected to hold the market value of $250.5 million in 2016 with CAGR of 22%. Asia Pacific market is projected to reach $83.9 million at a CAGR of 22.8% by the year 2016. Renewable energy is ...


  • Biogas as an alternative to petrochemicals

    Combustible gases generated by organic matter in landfill sites or from biomass are commonly burned to generate electricity. However, a Finnish team, writing in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Sustainable Economy, suggest that such biogas might be more usefully used as an alternative feedstock for the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Mobile without frontiers thanks to biogas

    The PlanET Biogastechnik GmbH will present the latest generation of mobile process visualization at the Hanover Fair in Hall 13 on Stand C 68. As part of this year’s focus on „mobility“, highlighted from the community stand of the Energieagentur NRW (NRW Energy Agency), PlanET Biogastechnik presents its innovative system control unit via the Apple Smartphones. Further user applications of biogas, ...


    By Triangle Ltd

  • UTS builds first biogas plant in the Czech Republic

    With the construction of its first biogas plant in the Czech Republic, UTS Biogastechnik GmbH has made successful first steps in its international expansion. Together with its partner Renergy s.r.o., UTS has designed the biogas plant Zavidkovice with a power rating of 620 kW. The construction had already begun in autumn 2007 and will be finalized within the first half-year 2008. The general ...


    By UTS Products GmbH

  • DMT builds largest biogas upgrading installation in the world

    At the biggest project in the history of DMT and biogas upgrading, with high selective membrane technology, pig manure will be digested into biogas. DMT CGS will build the pretreatment installation to remove the sulphur as well as the technology to upgrade the biogas. The upgraded biogas or biomethane is then injected into the national gas grid where 30.000 households per year can profit from. ...

  • Fact sheet on Biogas - An important renewable energy source

    “Biogas” is a gas produced by anaerobic fermentation of different forms of organic matter and is composed mainly of methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2). Typical feedstocks for biogas production are manure and sewage, residues of crop production (i.e., straw), the organic fraction of the waste from households and industry, as well as energy crops including maize and grass silage. ...

  • New EnviTec biogas plant in Durham, England

    The recently completed construction project of EnviTec Biogas AG, in Great Britain has an installed capacity of 499 kW. The combined heat and power plant (CHP) at High Hedley Hope Farm in Durham, in North-East England, started supplying power to the grid at the beginning of December 2014. The plant which is operated with food waste, cattle manure, chicken manure and cattle slurry primarily scores ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Biower’s succesful biogas reactor deliveries to Central-Europe

    Biower’s deliveries are bioreactors which are key process parts in a biogas plants producing biogas from bio-degradable waste. Deliveries have been done cooperation with Biower’s technology partner Swiss Kompogas AG, which is developer of word-leading dry fermentation method. Dry fermentation is most effective method to produce biogas, electricity, heat and fuel to vehicles from ...


  • EnviTec Biogas impresses German customers with ORC technology

    More than half of the energy used worldwide in the industrial and agricultural sectors is lost as waste heat. The sustainable use of the waste heat thus opens up new avenues for alternative generation of electric energy not just in Germany. It is primarily the biogas plant operators who profit from the rotation principle of Organic Rankine Cycle technology (ORC), which the biogas plant ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Closing report: Record number of visitors and exhibitors at the 20th Annual Conference of the German Biogas Association with BIOGAS Trade Fair

    The German Biogas Association celebrated a brilliant 20th anniversary in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 11–13 January 2011. 6,911* trade visitors and conference participants (some 30% more than the previous year) poured into the BIOGAS Annual Conference and Trade Fair and confirmed this event as the key forum for the European biogas industry. 342 exhibitors (+20% over the previous ...


    By NürnbergMesse GmbH

  • Ductor and R&P Group Partner to Integrate Ductor Technology for Biogas Producers

    Ductor GmbH and Rücken and Partner Group (R & P Group) team up for cooperation to integrate Ductor fermentation technology within existing and new biogas plants initially located in Germany. Ductor has signed several Ductor® Add-On sales contracts to be delivered in the northwest of ...


    By Ductor Corp.

  • Rotork Schischek boosts biogas production at Munich waste water plant

    Rotork Schischek ExMax explosionproof actuators have been selected to assist the production of biogas for district heating systems in the German city of Munich. Biogas is produced during the effluent treatment process at the city’s largest waste water plant Klaerwerk Gut Grosslappen, situated close to the world famous Munich Allianz Arena, home to Bayern Munich football club. ...


    By Rotork

  • More research needed to tap Africa`s biogas potential

    Lack of local research is preventing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa producing energy from waste, according to a report.  The region has abundant raw materials for producing biogas. Waste and polluted water from industry — including slaughterhouse remnants, animal dung and sewage — can be converted into carbon dioxide and methane through anaerobic digestion. The biogas can be ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Biogas all-rounder EnviTec to construct plant for DONG Energy in the UK

    It’s a premiere of a very special kind: Germany’s EnviTec Biogas AG will be constructing the world’s first biogas plant that uses digestion to convert waste pre-treated with enzymes into green energy for REnescience Northwich, a subsidiary of Danish utility DONG Energy A/S. The ground-breaking ceremony for the 6 MW plant took place in early April in Northwich near Manchester, ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Biogas Cogeneration Plant for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh to produce Electricity & Heat

    2G - CENERGY received an order for a biogas CHP cogeneration plant to be installed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, supplying the University Campus with electricity and thermal energy. Earlier this year the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) decided to build the first dry fermentation anaerobic bio-digester in the nation, which will convert yard and food waste into biogas. The renewable energy facility ...


    By 2G Energy AG

  • First EnviTec biogas plant with gas upgrading facility on the grid in England

    Premiere in England: after just six months of construction, the first biogas plant with a gas upgrading facility from Lower Saxony’s EnviTec Biogas AG is on the grid near Ipsden, Oxfordshire, England. Project developer David Bermingham and his funders from London’s Ingenious Renewable Energy group did not signal the start of the construction of the biomethane plant, with an initial ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Start of construction of a new biogas plant project with gas upgrading unit in Great Britain

    The biogas market in Great Britain is booming: The British government is promoting the expansion of regenerative energy sources with a Feed In Tariff for renewable electricity - “FIT” and a Renewable Heat Incentive – “RHI" for ‘green gas’ / biomethane injection into the gas grid. The Lower Saxony-based EnviTec Biogas AG is profiting from the demand, and is ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Electric Power From Your Cotton Candy? Caterpillar Customer`s Unique Biogas Solution

    The colorful cotton candy from your theme park visit is fueling more than just a sugar high. Caterpillar is applying sustainability practices to help deploy a unique waste-to-energy solution in Orlando, Florida – one of the United States’ most popular tourist destinations – turning that left over cotton candy and other food waste into power. Harvest Power, a Caterpillar customer ...


    By Caterpillar

  • Exclusive right agreement for the international installation of KREIS-BIOGAS-DISSOLVER concluded with the Niemann company

    Maximum gas yield with flexible operation – this is the advantage of installing a KREIS-BIOGAS-DISSOLVER. Thanks to its innovative mixing technology, operators of biogas plants can increase their gas yields considerably. The biogas plant manufacturer EnviTec Biogas AG and Wilhelm Niemann GmbH & Co. have now signed another agreement on their exclusive international installation on new ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

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