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  • Green gas consortium wins 2017 Energy Institute (EI) Award

    Green gas consortium wins 2017 Energy Institute (EI) Award

    10 Nov 2017

    Consortium partners win Energy Institute (EI) Technology Award for ground-breaking BioSNG Demonstration Plant in Swindon Plant successfully trialled game-changing technology to make gas from household waste Construction of world’s first commercially operating plant under way with potential for more in the pipeline A consortium including Advanced Plasma Power, Cadent and Progressive Energy has scooped the […]

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  • BioSNG methanation skids arrive on-site

    BioSNG methanation skids arrive on-site

    08 Nov 2017

    The hard work and construction continues on the BioSNG Commercial Demonstration Plant with some exciting developments. This week, two years after the initial design order was placed with Amec Foster Wheeler Italia (now Wood Group), the BioSNG methanation skids have been delivered to site and installed. This equipment converts synthesis gas, a mixture of carbon […]

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  • Where there’s muck there’s gas – how your rubbish bin could be the green fuel of the future

    Where there’s muck there’s gas – how your rubbish bin could be the green fuel of the future

    23 Oct 2017

    Britons looking for an affordable and green way to heat their homes could find the answer in the nation’s dustbins, according to a new report commissioned by gas distribution network Cadent. Black bag domestic rubbish, together with agricultural residues, energy crops, sewage, and food waste, could generate enough green gas to heat between seven and […]

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  • UK Boost to Biofuels from Waste

    UK Boost to Biofuels from Waste

    02 Oct 2017

    The UK Government last week published its long-awaited response to the Road Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) consultation which signals a significant boost to the production of advanced biofuels from waste materials in the UK. This is in line with what many expert organisations, most recently the Royal Academy of Engineering, had been calling for as […]

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  • Latest BioSNG Commerical Demonstration Plant Developments

    Latest BioSNG Commerical Demonstration Plant Developments

    05 Sep 2017

    The BioSNG Commercial Demonstration project is progressing well and the plant should start operation in the second half of 2018. Civils work is nearly complete and equipment is starting to arrive. ADI, who are responsible for mechanical and electrical integration, have been on site for a month now. Britannia Construction, the civils contractor, are due […]

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  • Green gas trial hailed a success as preparations gear up for commercial operations

    Green gas trial hailed a success as preparations gear up for commercial operations

    12 Jul 2017

    Cadent (formerly National Grid Gas Distribution) has hailed the success of the green gas trials in their latest press release: A report into a trial involving the production of gas made from household rubbish has hailed the project a great success as Cadent releases a film about the venture and construction of a commercial production […]

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  • Video: The BioSNG Story

    Video: The BioSNG Story

    10 Jul 2017

    Watch an overview of the new Commercial Demonstration Plant that will produce bio-substitute gas. The plant will process 10,000 tonnes per annum of refuse derived fuel and waste wood to produce 22GWh per annum of grid quality natural gas, enough to heat 1,500 homes or fuel 75 heavy goods vehicles. The project is being carried […]

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  • Biohydrogen can be produced from waste using similar process to BioSNG

    Biohydrogen can be produced from waste using similar process to BioSNG

    05 Jul 2017

    Hydrogen is seen by many as a key element of the UK’s future energy mix because it generates no greenhouse gas emissions at the point of use.  Biohydrogen can be produced from wastes or biomass using a process that is very similar to BioSNG production.  Advanced Plasma Power has been working with Cadent and Progressive […]

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  • Air Liquide to Supply Oxygen to the UK’s First Advanced Biofuels Facility

    Air Liquide to Supply Oxygen to the UK’s First Advanced Biofuels Facility

    01 Jun 2017

    Air Liquide has been awarded a five-year contract to supply a large volume of oxygen per annum to an advanced biofuels facility being constructed by Advanced Plasma Power and Cadent. The high-purity oxygen will be used to convert 10,000 tonnes per annum of household waste into 22GWh of biosubstitute natural gas (BioSNG), enough to heat […]

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  • Advanced Plasma Power announces appointment of Sir John Parker as Chairman to further strengthen its Board

    Advanced Plasma Power announces appointment of Sir John Parker as Chairman to further strengthen its Board

    09 May 2017

    Swindon,UK, 8th May 2017:  Leading UK advanced gasification technology pioneer, Advanced Plasma Power (APP), is today delighted to announce the appointment to the Board of Sir John Parker as Chairman with effect from 3rd May 2017. This news comes hot on the heels of the appointment to the Board of David Parkin, Director of Network […]

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