Biogas

Nitrogen feeds billions of people, but relies on cheap fossil, damages soils, pollutes water with runnoff and only about 20% actually gets picked up by plant root hairs

On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 12:33 PM, dave andrews wrote: Bbc r4 on the above pointed out how the  haber process generated nitrogen feeds billions of people, but relies on cheap fossil, damages soils, pollutes water with runnoff and only about 20% actually gets picked up by plant root hairs, the rest washing away/off_gassing.  So why don’t they provide small fertiliser particles coated with imper... »

Finning (UK) Ltd – Clean Power, Contracting & Technologies (CPCT)

With more than 20 years’ experience, Finning is a leading EPC solutions provider in power generation – whether the requirement is for high reliability standby power, high efficiency CHP or a combination of both. By working closely with trusted partners, we are able to provide all the civil, electrical, mechanical and controls engineering expertise that your project requires, coupled wi... »

Papers in Energy Policy from Mark Delucchi and Mark Jacobson, Stanford / California University USA – 100% renewable energy at reasonable prices and timescales

Mark Jacobson and Mark Delucchi recently published two papers in Energy Policy expanding upon our article on 100% wind, water, and solar power for the world, published in Scientific American in November 2009. I am attaching corrected in-press proofs of the articles. Mark and I continue to work on various aspects of this, so we welcome comments on these papers. (Please do not distribute them system... »

Engine Failure & Condition Assessment

Gas / diesel internal combustion engine, generator set, marine engine failure and condition assessment expertise Believe it or not there are specialists who know about why engines fail and who are hired by disgruntled purchasers, insurance loss adjusters, and often disgruntled engine suppliers. Engines can cost up to £40million for a large marine engine, or £1/2 million for a typical 1MWe gas engi... »

Independent Power & Energy Europe conference NEC, Birmingham, 8th – 10th June 2010

The Conference on Independent Power Generation will be held at the NEC Birmingham, 8th – 10th June 2010. IP&EE – Independent Power & Energy Europe – is the essential biannual event for the Independent European Energy Sector. The Show provides an ideal platform for players in the energy industry to showcase the latest cutting-edge technology and for those professionals to ... »

a regular up to date source of hard info on renewable energy- Renew

Need a regular up to date source of hard info on renewable energy? Renew is a 36 page newsletter on renewable energy developments and policy which has been produced  by Open University Professor Dave Elliott without a break bi-monthly since 1979. It’s widely seen as a reliable and up to date source of information, news and analysis.  It is distributed on a membership subscription basis. Rene... »

Senior Electricity and Industry Executives Discuss National Energy Policy at Claverton Energy Group Conference 23/25th October

8th Claverton Energy Group Conference 23/25th October, Wessex Water, Bath BA27WW »

POST NOW FILLED. PhD Studentship to Develop Biogas Fermentation Process Control. Applications are invited for an exciting 3 year studentship

POST NOW FILLED Applications are invited for an exciting 3 year studentship to develop biogas fermentation technology. A new company is being set up to commercially exploit anaerobic digestion technology. As part of this work the company is working with North Wyke Research and Exeter University. The group is looking for an enthusiastic Engineer / Scientist to work on developing modelling technique... »

Complete 7 MWe Deutz ( 2 x 3.5MWe) gas engine CHP power plant for sale and re-installation in the country of your choice. Similar available on biogas / digester gas

1. PROJECT SCOPE The supply, construction and commissioning of a 7 MWe power station first commissioned in September 2000 but mothballed in November 2001. Now available for immediate relocation – 50hz utiltiy. Basic scope of work is to dismantle in Europe, pack, ship, re-erect and commission a 7MWe gas fuelled power station. A Turnkey price can be provided subject to site survey, c... »

38% HHV Caterpillar Biogas Engine Fitted to Long Reach Sewage Works

A Caterpillar bio-gas engine was as fitted to Long Reach Sewage Works, operated by Thames Water Utilities. This is a V16 engine running at 1500 rpm, on biogas which is typically 60 % methane. Output about 1150 kWe electrical, 1.4 MW heat which heats the digesters. Electrical efficiency is about 38% LHV, thermal efficiency. Life cycle maintenance costs about 0.9 /kWh. Caterpillar makes about 50 u... »