Five ways anaerobic digestion supports the environment

For the UK to reach its target to become net zero by 2050, it’s crucial we increase our investment in climate positive projects. Anaerobic digestion (AD) goes beyond producing renewable energy. It offers many benefits to the environment too – such as disposing of our waste in an environmentally friendly way, producing organic fertiliser to … Read more

Food waste can be used to generate energy

Sustainability is at core of Attleborough’s new green gas supply

Locally collected food waste, coupled with an upgraded anaerobic digestion plant, is creating a sustainable energy solution for businesses and homes in the Norfolk town of Attleborough. Construction work at a Norfolk-based anaerobic digestion (AD) plant will provide households in the south-east town of Attleborough with 10MW of biomethane per hour – enough to supply … Read more

Why anaerobic digestion is better than fossil fuels

Anaerobic digestion (AD) produces biogas and digestate fertiliser. Biogas is a mixture of gases which can be upgraded to produce biomethane, the biological equivalent of natural gas fossil fuel. Although biomethane is chemically identical to natural gas, there are several reasons why it is better for the planet. 1. Burning of fossil fuels releases carbon, … Read more

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Capturing Carbon in Anaerobic Digestion

By Chris Negus, Business Development Manager at Privilege Finance In anaerobic digestion (AD), waste materials such as food waste, can be processed to generate energy, enabling a circular system in which waste is diverted from landfill to power or heat homes, or be used in transport. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) and utilisation (CCU) technology … Read more

What does it mean to work from home for our team?

On 18 March the entire Privilege team, like the majority of the country’s office-based workforce, said goodbye to face-to-face contact with colleagues and took the step to work from home for the foreseeable future. The coronavirus pandemic is most definitely a crisis, but the steps taken to adapt to the situation are highlighting some positives, … Read more

To illustrate the volume of 1 tonne of carbon dioxide

End of Life: Rebuilding, renewing, replacing – what is financially viable?

Chris Winward, commercial director at Privilege Finance, recently shared his thoughts on the emerging and significant opportunity to invest in extending the life of ageing AD plants at the ADBA National Conference 2019. Back in the early 2010s, there was a wave of new AD development projects, as investors and developers became aware of the … Read more

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Energy from waste prize fund launched

A new £2,500 prize fund aimed at attracting new talent into the anaerobic digestion (AD) and energy from waste (EfW) industries has been launched at the RWM exhibition this week. The Energy from Waste Innovation Fund is open to undergraduate and postgraduate university students in the UK completing a dissertation related to energy from waste … Read more

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Interseasonal energy storage can enable decarbonisation of the UK by storing excess energy produced by renewables, so it is ready for when demand is higher.

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