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Feedstock, sampling and digester health

26th November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£159 – £269

An ADBA learning and development event.

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This workshop will look at two  vital aspects of  AD: the careful planning and management of feedstock, including: mixing, blending, additives, storing, clamping and feed-in. Then also the biology within the plant – how this can be measured, monitored, analysed and encouraged, including how additives impact quality and quantity of output.

It  will draw on the experiences of industry specialists to help all attendees gain a better understanding of the digester health and how to influence it.

Planned Agenda (may be subject to change)

10 am Registration, networking, tea/ coffee.

10:30 Welcome from ADBA.

10:35 Principals of crop-fed AD: An introduction and overview. Sam Hinton, Technical Support Manager, ADBA

10:55 Feedstock: Planning crops and feedstock, and how this impacts the biology in the digester and the digestate. Becky Greaves, Research Manager, Biogen.

11:30 Coffee/ tea and networking

11:50 Feedstock additives – crop treatments that can increase biogas yield and minimise storage losses. Michael Carpenter, Northern Regional Sales Manager, Kelvin Cave Ltd.

12:25 Lunch and networking

13:30 Sampling and interpreting samples. How, when and from where to take samples and how to understand the results. Tim Elsome, General Manager, FM Bioenergy

14:05 Digester health and the use and effects of additives in enhancing process performance: stabilising, recovery and improving yield. Dimitris Theodoridis, Operations Manager, Omex Environmental Limited.

14:40 Coffee/ tea and networking

15:00 Testing, balancing and blending feedstock: optimising digester performance by careful control of the feedstock. Dr Chris Rose,  Amur.

15:45 Close

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26th November 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£159 – £269




Lyceum , Crewe
Heath St,
Crewe, CW1 2DA United Kingdom
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