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NNFCC Renewable Fuels and Energy Factsheet: Anaerobic Digestion

This factsheet provides an overview of anaerobic digestion (AD), its benefits and drivers, biogas yields from different feedstocks, energy yields from biogas and a short overview of the economics of AD.

Author NNFCC and The Andersons Centre
Published 16 Nov 2011
Industry Feedstocks Bioenergy
Download   NNFCC Renewable Fuels and Energy Factsheet: Anaerobic Digestion (PDF, 1.5 MB)
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The information in this factsheet is taken from two in-depth studies on AD; ‘A Detailed Economic Assessment of Anaerobic Digestion Technology and its Suitability to UK Farming and Waste Systems, NNFCC 10-010’, written by The Andersons Centre for the NNFCC, and ‘Farm-Scale Anaerobic Digestion Plant Efficiency, NNFCC 11-015’, written by the NNFCC for the UK Government Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

This factsheet was updated in November 2011 to include the latest information on biogas yields and policy support mechanisms for AD.

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