IEA Bioenergy report on small scale AD

This report explores the viability of small scale anaerobic digestion for livestock farming where there is a need to deal with animal manure and slurry in a manner that minimises the emission of greenhouse gases. The report is aimed at energy policy and decision makers as well as operators. IEA Bioenergy, also known as the Implementing Agreement for a Programme of Research, Development and Demonstration on Bioenergy, functions within a Framework created by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Download here

Reports on world Waste to Energy (WtE) and AD/Biogas markets

Visiongain has published a 2015 report on energy-from-waste (EfW) companies, which ranks and profiles the 25 leading operators of waste-to-energy plants in the 244 million tonnes per annum global market. There’s a second new report on the Global Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Market 2016-2026: Forecasts for Anaerobic Digester Facilities with Agricultural and Waste Feedstocks for Biogas Production

Keen interest at workshop on small scale AD – Presentations available

Interest is very keen in Ireland about green energy possibilities from anaerobic digestion for farmers and food processors. This was a clear conclusion from the joint IrBEA-Origin Green (Bord Bia) workshop held in Kilkenny on 21 May which was especially targeted at larger farmers and small food manufacturers with high energy demand and producing sizeable amounts of animal and food waste. Read more

Report on IrBEA Biogas tour to the UK

Sixteen people travelled from Ireland on the UK study tour at the end of June organised by IrBEA, including dairy farmers, contractors, food processors, biogas plant builders and others. Day two of the tour was at the UK ADBA (Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association) Trade Show, the big annual flagship event in the UK for biogas. Read more