Researchers from the Department of Environmental Conservation of New York State have developed a way to convert acid whey left over from Greek yogurt production into sustainable biofuel and chemicals.
Xergi is to deliver its largest biogas plant to date, which will supply Danish dairy company Arla Foods with green energy for the production of milk powder in Videbæk, in western Denmark.
Irish company Alchemy Utilities is launching H20 Optima, a renewable water purification plant that runs on energy generated from waste food.
In April 2016, DairyReporter ran an article on a new bio-energy plant at First Milk’s Aspatria creamery in the Lake District in the UK.
The world’s third largest ice cream manufacturer, R&R Ice Cream, is turning ice cream by-product into biogas for the National Grid in the UK.
Clearfleau, a British provider of on-site treatment solutions for the food and beverage sector, is commissioning a plant that will feed bio-methane into the gas grid in rural Cumbria in the UK.
Many manufacturers are “ignoring” the energy value of dairy production residues, says British anaerobic digestion specialist, Clearfleau.
First Milk has begun construction of an anaerobic digestion facility at its Lake District Creamery that will convert whey permeate into bio-methane.
Clearfleau has built an on-site industrial anaerobic digestion (AD) plant at Nestlé's Fawdon confectionery factory, near Newcastle in the UK, which makes gums, pastilles and Rolo chocolates.
Lindhurst Engineering has successfully tested microbial fuel cell (MFC) technology to help dairy processors dispose of waste streams and generate energy, and MD Martin Rigley told Dairy Reporter.com that an installation could cost 75% less than its anaerobic...
Arla Foods claims that it is the first major dairy company in the UK to achieve zero waste to landfill throughout its entire UK business, including all its processing sites.
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Nestle UK has scooped an award for its use of methane trucks that has reduced CO2 emissions by 14% compared to diesel trucks with further potential to slash emissions in half.
Two renewable energy technology companies are working together with an aim of developing their scope for anaerobic digestion in the UK food sector.
Dairy to shrink energy bills with anaerobic digestion investment
A UK dairy company is to cut processing costs after investing £3.4m in an anaerobic digestion (AD) technology to turn food waste into renewable energy.
Unilever to create “green energy” at ice cream factory
Unilever is to create “green energy” at its Ben and Jerry’s ice cream factory in Holland by installing a bio-digester which converts natural waste products into gas.
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The financial and eco-benefits of investing in anaerobic digestion (AD) technology to generate energy from food waste is something that all processors should be considering, said InSource Energy.
BV Dairy looks to take a lead on anaerobic digestion
A dairy processor in the UK is installing an anaerobic digestion (AD) system to convert waste into energy as the government considers how best to encourage others to follow suit.
Dairy leaders remain upbeat after Copenhagen
Dairy industry leaders remain upbeat about the role that producers and processers can play in tackling climate change, despite the failure of the Copenhagen climate summit to produce a substantive deal.
US dairy industry commits to emissions targets
The US dairy industry has agreed to work with the USDA to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25 per cent by 2020.
ICM set sights on dairy for anaerobic digestion potential
A processor of anaerobic digestion systems says it has developed a product that can now create energy from lactose-rich wastewater leftover from dairy production to meet global industry need for greener technology.
Manure a costly option for dairy’s uncertain green future
Manure and other waste products like leftover whey are heralding a new era for powering cheese production at one US dairy, however the jury is out on the cost and practical feasibility for wider rollouts across Europe.
US meat processor recycles waste into biogas
A US-based meat processor is the latest player in the food industry
to start recycling waste into biogas, in order to reduce fossil
fuels use and improve waste management.
Brewers not braced for biogas, says expert
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Brewers and dairy processors are failing to capitalise on the
potential long-term cost and energy benefits of using biogas,
according to a major supplier of the technology.
Partnership offers plant managers energy savings
US-based Andover Controls has formed a partnership with UK-based
HVAC specialist AEC to offer plant managers greater potential for
energy saving. There is growing awareness that food processors need
to manage their energy consumption...