News tagged with biogas

Electricity from straw

Researchers have developed the first-ever biogas plant to run purely on waste instead of edible raw materials -- transforming waste into valuable material. The plant generates 30 percent more biogas than its predecessors. ...

dateFeb 03, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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Using fungi to harvest microalgae for biofuels

Microalgae are a promising feedstock for biofuels, but current methods of harvesting and dewatering them are unsustainable. Now researchers have shown that growing the algae with certain filamentous fungi to form lichens ...

dateAug 21, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Detecting leaks in biogas plants by laser

Servicing biogas plants is challenging. Leaks from which methane escapes are particularly problematic – from a security, a technical, an economic as well as an environmentally friendly perspective. Researchers are working ...

dateNov 04, 2014 in Engineering
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