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Local Generation’s big biogas bag

Published on November 29, 2011

The latest landmark to be put in place at Local Generation’s anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in March, Cambs, is the impressive biogas dome. Made from the same sturdy stuff that’s used to float lifeboats in stormy seas, the container is designed to store almost 4000 cubic metres of biogas. Around 60% methane and 40% CO2,

AD Plant gets the thumbs up to be greener

Published on November 16, 2011

Reducing local landfill by 30,000 tonnes a year was a goal worth pursuing.  But now our anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Westry, March, has been granted planning permission to up its capacity to an impressive 70,000 tonnes, to be phased in over the next few years. That’s 70,000 tonnes a year that won’t go into

Energising the AD industry

Published on August 8, 2011

Earlier last month, the Local Generation team returned from the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association’s (ADBA) second Annual summer Conference and Gala Dinner informed and inspired… Delegates from ADBA’s member organisations were there to engage in debates, masterclasses and workshops for farmers, food producers and others with an interest in anaerobic digestion. With topics like

Building with a fresh perspective

Published on July 6, 2011

Construction work on our first AD plant in March, Cambs, is moving ahead. The digestion tank is nearing completion, awaiting its first 4000 cubic metres of food and non-food digestibles. The next bits of the building jigsaw are designed to purify the water and freshen the air… The grandly named Process Aeration Filtration tank actually

Great growing conditions…

Published on May 4, 2011

The recent spell of fine weather has provided great growing conditions for more than one kind of plant! Work on Local Generation’s first anaerobic digestion (AD) plant is rapidly progressing and is on schedule for commissioning later this year. Our photographers were there to capture some of the latest construction highlights: The pasteurisation tanks are