biological waste gas News

  • Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

    Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change. A $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and released Sunday in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change ...


    By Associated Press

  • Waste board gives £12m to gasification plant

    The London Waste and Recycling Board has announced that it will give £12 million of guarantee funding to a gasification plant proposed for a site in Dagenham, east London. The plant, run by London-based technology firm Biossence, will process 100,000 tonnes of the capital’s waste and turn it into electricity. The plant will be situated on the site of local Ford factory in Dagenham. It is ...

  • Agricultural waste could power fuel cells for clean energy

    Agricultural waste (such as plant stalks) is an accepted energy source for second-generation biofuels. Recently, Greek scientists have recognised the potential to use biological material, including agricultural waste, for fuel cells. This technology has potential to provide decentralised, renewable heat and power and may become a major technology for power generation in the coming decades because ...

  • The UK paves the way for energy recovery from biomass and waste

    According to the UK Waste Strategy landfilling waste is the worst environmental option. The methane it produces is a potent greenhouse gas, 21 times more potent than carbon dioxide. Consequently, the Landfill Directive calls for a 50 percent reduction of the biodegradable municipal waste that is dumped at increasing costs. Energy recovery from biomass and waste is going to play an important role ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • 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

  • Construction of new biogas plant with the EnviThan gas upgrading system to start in June

    The Chinese energy market is booming - and this also applies to renewable energies from biomass. EnviTec, the biogas all-rounder from Lower Saxony, is profiting from its international expertise, concluding a second contract in the Middle Kingdom. After the successful go-ahead for the construction of an EnviFarm Classic biogas plant with the EnviThan gas upgrading system in Jiyuan, Henan Province, ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • New renewable energy from waste tool to save time and money

    Cranfield University has developed a new approach for calculating the potential renewable energy derived from waste material, prior to incineration, which could save time and money for the energy and waste industries. The Government’s Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROCs) scheme places an obligation on UK electricity suppliers to demonstrate the biomass content, or fraction, of mixed ...


    By Cranfield University

  • GE Gas Engine Hits Milestone: More Than 50,000 Hours of Turning Biogas into Power for German Brewery

    Powered by GE (NYSE: GE) gas engine technology, a combined heat and power (CHP) plant at Germany’s Bitburger Brauerei (brewery) has surpassed 50,000 hours of successful operation. Based on an ecomagination-qualified ...


    By General Electric

  • 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. ...

  • Muck to Brass - Clarke Energy speeds agrivert to renewable power production

    Clarke Energy is assisting Agrivert to produce renewable energy from Oxfordshire Council’s waste. Agrivert’s new Wallingford Anaerobic digestion facility is helping to deliver a sustainable solution to both waste treatment and renewable energy production in Oxfordshire. The anaerobic digester processes food waste collected from Oxfordshire County Council and other local sources and ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • ADBA National Conference 2012

    We will be exhibiting at ADBA’s National Conference entitled ‘AD: Safeguarding Tomorrow’s Food and Energy Security’. The focus of this conference will be delivering the huge potential of anaerobic digestion in the UK in a time of a deficit constrained economy. The event will take place on the 12th December at One Great George Street, Westminster. Clarke Energy will be ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • DOE Seeks Projects to Advance Carbon Dioxide Utilization from Coal-Fired Power Plants

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced approximately $6.7 million in federal funding for cost-shared projects that will develop technologies that utilize carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired power plants to produce useful products. DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy is seeking these projects as part of the Department’s Carbon Storage program, which has the goal of developing and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • Colsen among the top 100 innovative SME’s in The Netherlands

    Colsen is very honored to be ranked 44th in the top 100 of most innovative SME’s in The Netherlands. After receiving environmental awards in 2001, 2005 and 2013 we received a new achievement record in 2014. The Colsen innovation records relate to our developments in the area of sustainable energy production, phosphate recovery from waste ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Entsorga-Enteco 2009 – focus on ‘Incineration & Renewable Energies’: Starting out into a new age of energy

    The generation of electricity and heat from renewable sources is gaining increasingly in vital importance.  Not only on account of climate protection, but also as a substitute for the ever more scarce and more expensive fossil fuels oil and natural gas. The topic of ‘Incineration & Renewable Energies’ will accordingly be specially highlighted at Entsorga-Enteco 2009 – the International Trade Fair ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Sludge AD biogas analysis in Turkey

    At the $150m Antalya wastewater treatment plant, one of the biggest in Turkey, the operator knew what they wanted for anaerobic digestion (AD) biogas analysis. They specified a low maintenance AD biogas monitoring system, with completely automatic operation and remote online support from the manufacturer. In addition they wanted local sales support and service which is ...

  • Primozone part of project for optimization of biogas production with ozone pre-treatment

    The aim of the Nomigas project is to optimize the bio-gas production from waste water treatment plants, by using different pretreatment methods. Ozone pretreatment is one of the methods analyzed. By better understanding the biological processes and the interaction between the involved microorganisms behind the production of bio-gas the project aims to ensure stable digesting and high bio-gas ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • EnviTec Biogas to be represented at the IE Expo China in Shanghai

    Biogas technology "made in Germany" in Shanghai: For the second time already, the company from Lower Saxony is taking part in the IE Expo China. With 17 other exhibitors from Germany, the biogas all-rounder will be presenting its international expertise in plant construction and technology at the joint German stand from 20 to 22 May. Asia's largest environmental trade fair recruits exhibitors ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Solarvest BioEnergy Appoints Director

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - SOLARVEST BIOENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: SVS) ("Solarvest" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Ledwell as a director of the Company. Mark Ledwell is a partner in Gowlings" Toronto office, practising in business law with particular emphasis in the areas of construction, energy, infrastructure and project finance. Before joining Gowlings, ...


    By Solarvest BioEnergy Inc.

  • Chinese delegation visits EnviTec biogas upgrading plant

    Short start-up times to full capacity, up to 99% methane content and very low methane slip – that's what the plant built by EnviTec Biogas AG in the Saxony-Anhalt town of Sachsendorf is capable of. The biogas all-rounder from Lower Saxony soon expands the plant, which has been already running since October 2012, by 350 Nm³/h for direct injection into the grid. Thanks to its ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

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