Power to Save Family Farms and the Environment With Anaerobic Digestion

Farm-based anaerobic digester systems have adapted in various regions of the world. The “European Model” relies on cash crops and manures with very high incentives and feed-in-tariffs. The “U.S. Model” is based on mostly or all cow manure from large farms (800 to 2,500 cows, or more). The “North American Model” utilizes cow manure and…

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Plastics & Microwave Pyrolysis

Plastics & Microwave Pyrolysis by Dr. Elham Khagami. (This article first published in 2016) Energy is fundamental to economy and survival in today’s social activity. Clearly the search of alternative energy sources would have a high priority. Therefore, minimizing the quantity of waste being generated from the source energy such as recycling could be a…

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Decentralized Organics to Energy with Containerized Anaerobic Digestion

Decentralized Organics to Energy with Containerized Anaerobic Digestion by John Forcier, P.E., Lee Enterprises Consulting Most trash and recycled waste materials are being processed on a regional basis to maximize the economy of scale. There have been various attempts to gather and process organic waste materials utilizing similar methods, but the challenges are far from…

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Waste-to-Energy Technology Expert

What do waste-to-energy experts do? The “waste-to-energy” area includes a variety of technologies consisting of several different thermochemical or biological methods of generating energy from waste materials. Popular commercial applications include combustion and anaerobic digestion for processing municipal solid waste, livestock manure, and food waste at the municipal, farms, and industrial scales. Livestock manure and…

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Anaerobic Digestion – Maximizing Output without Unduly Affecting Consistent Operations – PPT

Good Powerpoint by Lee Enterprises Consulting expert, John Forcier, P.E, about anaerobic digestion output: how to maximize the output without impairing consistency in operation, including discussions on high and low energy feedstocks, relative energy potentials, wastewater, sludge and sewage use, receiving systems, tankage, desulphurization and gas cleaning, recipe management and integrated control systems, yields, and…

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Biogas Consultant

What does a biogas consultant or biogas expert do?  Biogas is a naturally occurring mixture of gases consisting mostly of methane and carbon dioxide and is produced from the decay of organic matter.  The production of biogas by commercial means is performed in landfills (landfill gas), anaerobic (without oxygen) and aerobic (with oxygen) digesters, covered and…

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