Anaerobic Digestion

The process of Anaerobic Digestion (AD) involves the breakdown of organic material by bacteria in an oxygen-free environment. This can occur in bogs, landfills, on the bottom of lakes or in stomachs of animals such as cattle. The end product is biogas.

 

Introduction to Anaerobic Digestion

 
Anaerobic digestion produces a high energy containing gas, known as biogas, which can be used for green energy production. The technology is simple, yet robust, and well developed across the continent and becomes now more and more popular in Ireland. More...
 

Process and Techniques of AD

Developing an AD Project

  
Biogas production involves complex interactions between various micro-organisms such as enzymes and bacteria.This section outlines steps for developing an AD plant, from the initial project idea to the feasibility study, planning, grid connection and animal by-products regulation and financing.
More about the process and techniques of ADMore about developing an AD project

Upgrading Biogas to Biomethane

Landfill Gas

  
Gas is an excellent fuel for a large number of applications and can also be used as raw material for the production of chemicals.At landfill sites, the anaerobic digestion of the organic component of waste occurs naturally, but more slowly than in specially designed digesters.
More about upgrading biogas to biomethaneMore about Landfill gas

 

 
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