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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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When made from food waste in anaerobic digesters and used as vehicle fuel, RNG is net carbon-negative over its lifecycle.
The Consultant will be responsible for the final design of the food waste receiving stations, anaerobic digesters and all appurtenances, biogas cleaning systems and CHP fueling system, including support buildings and all mechanical, electrical, plumbing, architectural design, hazardous materials design, geotechnical, site improvements, utility connections, structural and process systems associated with the facilities.
Elsewhere in the world, the inclusion of food in anaerobic digesters is well established.
Anaerobic digesters use microbes to break down organic wastes, including biosolids in treated wastewater, lawn trimmings, food wastes and manure.
The boiler system also provides heat to the pasteurisers prior to the anaerobic digesters.
Anaerobic digesters are large tanks, broadly resembling gasometers.
Today, Farm Power owns and operates a fleet of five anaerobic digesters in the Pacific Northwest (including a performing project in Lynden)--working with fifteen farms, producing up to 4.
It covered similar topics such as use of straw as fuel, chicken litter and other animal manure, anaerobic digesters, willow growing.
The agency provides grants for towns from the development through construction stages, and, according to Amy Barad, MassCEC's organics-to-energy program director, a number of communities are evaluating anaerobic digesters.
One objective of the MOU is to increase the construction of anaerobic digesters and explore innovative ways to use products previously considered waste streams from dairy production, processing and handling.
A NEW approach to smallscale anaerobic digesters could see groups of Welsh farmers in joint ventures with food waste producers to maximise their renewable energy production.
BIOFerm[TM] is located in Madison, Wisconsin, and delivers Viessmann's biogas projects in North America, including dry and wet fermentation anaerobic digesters.