Tag: Phosphate

Digestate phosphorus - £113k pa operational cost savings and income of £20k

Two research papers have been published on the extraction of phosphorus from digestate and use in agriculture. Phosphate rock is included in the EU list of ‘critical raw materials’ and is ranked 20th in an index of commodity price volatility, so is an important food security as…

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Tags: r&d dissemination, R&D, R&D forum, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, water sector, digestate, phosphates, phosphate, phosphorus

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New European Commission research on phosphorus recovery from sewage sludge

The European Union's research and innovation unit are conducting research on 10 new technologies that can extract phosphorus from sewage sludge. Currently only 2,000-3,000 tonnes of struvite (a phosphorus-rich mineral) are produced in the EU each year, while sewage sludge contains the potential to supply 20% of the EU's phosphorus…

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Tags: r&d dissemination, Ollie More, phosphate, phosphorous, phosphorus, R&D

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Lake District Biogas – Sustainable Energy from Cumbrian Cheese

Clearfleau announces start of construction of UK’s first anaerobic digestion (AD) plant to convert bio-degradable cheese production residues into biogas for the gas grid Bracknell 1 July 2015:  Award-winning British company Clearfleau, leading UK-based provider of on-site AD-based treatment solutions for the food and beverage sector, has finished the…

Posted in: Members' press release

Tags: member's press release, lake district biogas, cumbria, cheese, Clearfleau, food and beverage, food and drink, first milk, FIT, RHI, residual sludge, biomethane, government, capital, green gas, national grid, whey permeate, phosphate, water framework directive, chemical oxygen demand, nitrates, craig chapman, chris gooderham, stewart mounsey, Environment Agency, tom northway, Derek Sivyer

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Phosphates and food security headline AD industry conference

Echoing the calls from Europe for discussion on the sustainable use of phosphorus the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association announced today [15 Oct] the central theme ‘Can we afford not to recycle phosphates’ for the ADBA National Conference, London (3 Dec). Essential for worldwide food security, phosphorus supplies to Europe…

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Tags: ADBA National Conference, farming, nutrient recycyling, phosphate

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