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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The Public Works Department has determined it is due in part to the anaerobic digesters being taken out of service during the expansion of the plant.
Technically, Anaerobic digesters are not optimised for small volumes ( 1,000 m3).
USDA Rural Development has a number of programs that can help fund construction of anaerobic digesters.
Extraction of the gas is performed by 12 anaerobic digesters, each digester uses a pair of VAUGHAN HE6W10-277 Horizontal Chopper Pumps driven by 30kw/4 pole WEG motors, selected and supplied by P&M Pumps.
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.
Massachusetts is also offering tax incentives to encourage the opening of more anaerobic digesters and is providing assistance to affected facilities to help them find a cost-effective--and often, compared with traditional landfill drop-offs, cost-saving--option.
Anaerobic digesters are large tanks, broadly resembling gasometers.
International Resource News-March 20, 2014--Consumers Energy develops renewable energy supplies through anaerobic digesters
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.