Anaerobic digestion

Biomethane volumes in NI much greater than estimated

Biomethane volumes in NI much greater than estimated

Turning livestock manure and grass silage into biomethane could help to meet Northern Ireland’s demand for energy as well as...

May 10, 2022

Anaerobic digestion an ‘immediate GHG mitigation solution’ – WBA

Anaerobic digestion an ‘immediate GHG mitigation solution’ – WBA

The World Biogas Association (WBA) has said that anaerobic digestion (AD) has been ‘dangerously overlooked’ in mitigating greenhouse gas (GHG)...

August 16, 2021

Biomethane boost: NI biogas plant to power ‘green’ trucks with food waste

Biomethane boost: NI biogas plant to power ‘green’ trucks with food waste

A biogas plant which will produce biomethane to power 10 trucks is set to go live in Northern Ireland in...

May 31, 2021

4-day biogas training course comes to Fermanagh

4-day biogas training course comes to Fermanagh

The Centre for Renewable Energies and Sustainable Technologies (CREST) is welcoming German biogas network, IBBK Biogas, to its facilities in...

December 30, 2018

4-day biogas training course comes to Fermanagh

4-day biogas training course comes to Fermanagh

The Centre for Renewable Energies and Sustainable Technologies (CREST) is welcoming German biogas network, IBBK Biogas, to its facilities in...

December 27, 2018

On-farm AD could hold ‘multi-million pound opportunities’ for sector

On-farm AD could hold ‘multi-million pound opportunities’ for sector

The value of operational expenditure on on-farm anaerobic digestion (AD) in the UK is expected to exceed £150 million a...

October 3, 2018

New tariffs could see ‘tide turn’ for UK’s anaerobic digestion industry

New tariffs could see ‘tide turn’ for UK’s anaerobic digestion industry

The “tide may be turning” for the UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry, according to the head of the Anaerobic Digestion...

July 24, 2018

World Biogas Association joins Climate and Clean Air Coalition…is your AD plant up to scratch?

World Biogas Association joins Climate and Clean Air Coalition…is your AD plant up to scratch?

The World Biogas Association has this week announced it will join the United Nations Environment Programme’s Climate and Clean Air Coalition...

June 25, 2018

Local study to put slurry nutrient separation to the test

Local study to put slurry nutrient separation to the test

A pioneering study at the new Nutrient Management Centre at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) is set to test...

April 14, 2018

Could putting your heifers in calf first cut down on stragglers?

Could putting your heifers in calf first cut down on stragglers?

Serving cows who are likely to take longer to cycle – such as heifers – ahead of the rest of...

April 13, 2018

Thinking of growing grass for AD? Here’s what you need to know

Thinking of growing grass for AD? Here’s what you need to know

Farmers involved in Northern Ireland’s booming anaerobic digestion sector could improve performance by concentrating on raising their grass yields and quality,...

March 28, 2018

‘World-first’ wastewater to energy technology success for Irish firm

‘World-first’ wastewater to energy technology success for Irish firm

A carbon-neutral, energy-positive wastewater treatment technology, developed by Irish firm NVP Energy, is now being rolled out at food and...

March 26, 2018

Behind the scenes: £23m world-first poultry litter AD plant in Ballymena

Behind the scenes: £23m world-first poultry litter AD plant in Ballymena

A £23 million (€26 million) anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Ballymena has become one of the first of its kind...

February 28, 2018

145 jobs to go as AD engineering firm enters administration

145 jobs to go as AD engineering firm enters administration

At least 145 workers have lost their jobs as one of Ireland’s largest anaerobic digestion engineering firms enters administration. Mallusk-based...

February 8, 2018

AD plant found operating without licence fined over fish kill

AD plant found operating without licence fined over fish kill

A mid-Ulster anaerobic digestion (AD) plant has been forced to cough up almost £3,500, after it was found to have...

February 6, 2018

Tyrone AD plant becomes first in the UK to earn industry certification

Tyrone AD plant becomes first in the UK to earn industry certification

A Co. Tyrone anaerobic digestion (AD) plant has become the first in the UK to be certified under a scheme...

January 24, 2018

Voluntary AD certification scheme could improve farm businesses

Voluntary AD certification scheme could improve farm businesses

The “most comprehensive scheme of its type” has been launched to certify Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plants in the UK. The voluntary,...

January 1, 2018

Trans-frontier: How AD industry experts say Brexit will hit Ireland’s biogas sector

Trans-frontier: How AD industry experts say Brexit will hit Ireland’s biogas sector

Access to finance, land and maintaining cross-border relationships are some of the biggest challenges the island’s Anaerobic Digestion (AD) industry will...

October 14, 2017