anaerobic digestion

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anaerobic digestion

n
the conversion of biodegradable waste matter into compost in the absence of oxygen
anaerobic digester n
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multi-ad is a high performance multiphase anaerobic digester tailor-made for treating wastewater generated in food and drink smes.
In the near future, they plan to build an anaerobic digester system that will transform cow manure into methane gas for green energy, as well as a source of sterile, dry-fibrous material that can be used as a soil amendment or for cow bedding.
The anaerobic digester, based on the Thomas Swan site in the town, went live in March this year producing energy by processing silage and harnessing the by-products.
In 2014 the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority launched a pilot project to include food waste in the existing anaerobic digester at the Deer Island Sewage Treatment Plant, and that same month a food-waste processing operation went into business at a landfill near New Bedford.
Commercial food waste delivered to the Refood site is processed through an anaerobic digester, a natural method that, working in a similar way to a compost heap but on an industrial scale and in the absence of oxygen, biologically breaks down food material to produce biogas.
Canada's first Integrated Bio Refinery'", Growing Power Hairy Hill, uses a "virtuous circle" of technology to link a cattle feedlot, an anaerobic digester and an ethanol plant.
The biogas to power National Raisin Company's electric generator will be derived from an anaerobic digester process capable of producing an estimated 100,000 cubic feet of renewable natural gas per day from the farm's liquid waste, which is currently diverted to a municipal water treatment facility.
IT is good news that Severn Trent Water is intending to build an anaerobic digester plant in Coleshill at a cost of PS13 million to convert food waste into usable energy.
Hallwick Energy has started building a one megawatt (1MW) anaerobic digester (AD) in Consett, County Durham.
At the Weston-super-Mare plant waste feedstocks are treated in an anaerobic digester to breakdown the biodegradable material and produce methane gas.
There was specific mention of a large undertaking in producing biogas for heat and electricity generation in an anaerobic digester using tomato plant residues and other biomass by a market gardener in Worcestershire - Springhill Farm.
McNeil, with consultant Benjamin Mosher, a principal at CDM Smith, presented selectmen with the results of a feasibility study for developing an anaerobic digester at the town's Providence Street DPW facility and former wastewater treatment plant, which pumps wastewater to a regional treatment site.