Tag Archives: methane

It all boils down to energy…

Published on February 7, 2012

Planning, building and testing – it’s a very busy time for the teams here at Local Generation as our first anaerobic digestion (AD) plant takes shape in March, deep in the Cambridgeshire countryside.  Yet the process the plant is designed to host is simple, and the end product is a natural wonder. After waste food

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,

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