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Waste-to-Energy: Veolia Boosts Anaerobic Digester’s Performance, Enginuity’s BioCoal Helps Power Plants Meet Emissions Regs

Veolia has signed a contract to boost a Michigan waste-to-energy facility’s performance and Enginuity Worldwide has been awarded a $250,525 grant from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality to develop its BioCoal fuel.

Biogest biogas plant

Monetize Waste with Biogas Technology

Integrated biogas technology that turns stover into electric power and heat will allow the agriculture industry to monetize waste, says Biogest America, which introduced the new technology at the World Ag Expo today. The system captures the entire stover process beginning with the harvest, to the special pre-treatment, to finally … Read more »

biogas wastewater treatment

EnviClear Purifies Contaminated Biogas Plant Wastewater

Water treatment specialist A3 Water Solutions, a subsidiary of EnviTec Biogas, has developed a membrane bioreactor process in conjunction with EnviClear that purifies contaminated surface waters for biogas plant operators. The process has now been put to practice for the first time at the plant of Biogas Greven e.V. and … Read more »

WWTP Echten

Thermal Pressure Hydrolysis Reduces Sludge Treatment Cost

HoSt’s thermal pressure hydrolysis (TPH) pilot plant is now operating at the Netherland’s wastewater treatment plant Echten. The first batch of sludge is hydrolyzed with steam and pumped to the digester. The system reduces the cost of sludge treatment and allows recovery of the raw materials, the company says. It … Read more »

Agri-Food Recycler Helps Supermarket Chain Divert Organic Waste

Supermarket chain Hy-Vee has partnered with agri-food recycler Sanimax to help all 25 of Nebraska stores divert organic waste from landfills. Nebraska Hy-Vee stores will divert excess fruits and vegetables, bakery products, solid dairy products and floral clippings and the Sanimax system will then turn the food waste into compost, … Read more »

CMS

Sanitation District Meets Strict Emissions Rules with Biogas Upgrades

To meet more stringent emission regulations, Orange County Sanitation District is upgrading two biogas conditioning systems with Clean Methane Systems as the supplier at the Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach locations in Southern California. CMS also supplied the original systems. With total siloxane levels of .9-15.7 ppmv, total VOCs of … Read more »

Lamb Westons AD reactor

ADI-BVF Anaerobic Reactor Cuts French Fry Plant’s Fuel Costs

ADI Systems says its ADI-BVF anaerobic reactor for wastewater has allowed Lamb-Weston, a division of potato processing giant ConAgra, to recover biogas while minimizing electrical energy use and the amount of waste solids requiring disposal. In a case study, ADI says this has saved the french fry processing plant money … Read more »

Nestle waste-to-energy

Waste-to-Energy Plant Cuts Nestlé Factory’s Costs, Carbon

Nestlé’s on-site anaerobic digestion plant is supplying about 8 percent of the factory’s electricity demand and has eliminated its solid waste handling costs one year after commissioning. The on-site bio-energy plant was designed and built by Clearfleau for Nestlé’s Fawdon confectionery factory, near Newcastle, UK. In addition to the financial … Read more »

Carbon-Neutral Treatment Plant Diverts 1,400 Tons of Waste

The EPA, California Energy Commission and other industry and political leaders unveiled the Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority’s carbon-neutral treatment plant on Friday. The southern California facility houses the Omnivore biogas renewable energy project, which uses first-of-its-kind technology to produce 100 percent renewable power by treating both sewage and organic … Read more »

DVO

DVO Digester Reduces Farm Waste GHGs by 90%

A DVO anaerobic digester, scheduled to open at Calgren Renewable Fuels on Sept. 30 in Pixley, Calif., will convert animal waste into energy, reducing the environmental impact from farm waste greenhouse gas emissions by more than 90 percent, says Steve Dvorak, owner and founder of DVO. This is DVO’s first … Read more »

lagoon cover

Hog-Waste-to-Energy Plant Under Construction

An $80 million hog-manure-to-energy project is under construction in Northern Missouri, developed and constructed by Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) in collaboration with Murphy-Brown of Missouri (MBM) the livestock production subsidiary of Smithfield Foods. Crews are installing impermeable covers on 88 existing lagoons to harvest biogas, also called renewable natural gas, … Read more »