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    Knowledge is power when it comes to keeping your AD plant running smoothly, creating high quality silage and maximising your biogas output. In our knowledge hub you can find case studies, articles, handy guides, and free downloads to help you keep your AD plant operating without a hitch.

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    New grass silage maximises biogas potential for Vale Green Energy

    A new silage additive from FM BioEnergy – developed specifically for use on UK grass – has doubled levels of beneficial acids following a successful trial.

    After nine days, both lactic and acetic acids – essential for good silage production – had significantly increased, while pH had been rapidly lowered to optimal levels. When the silage was analysed again ...

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    Easy-dose digester additive delivers 400% ROI for Essex AD plant

    A one-a-day easy-dose digester additive from FM BioEnergy has boosted gas output at BioWatt’s Katharos Organic AD plant, delivering a 400% return on investment.

    The 1MW facility in Thaxted, Essex, initially took part in a nine-week trial of FM BioEnergy’s new BC.MICROcon5 digester supplement, which contains the exact daily dose of five key trace elements...

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    JJ Power boost AD plant feedstock using Silasil Energy XD

    For on-farm biogas plants using crop-based feedstocks, the quality of the harvesting and ensiling processes can be the difference between success and failure.

    Having experienced issues with bought-in silage feedstock JJ Power now use a silage additive from FM BioEnergy to ensure that the quality of their feedstock and the performance of their digester remain high.

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    Generation X double plant output with digester additives

    The operator of a crop-fed biogas plant has seen its energy output double in just six months following an overhaul of the digester biology by FM BioEnergy.

    Based in Consett, Co Durham, the 1 MW Generation X AD plant was operating at just 40% efficiency and was suffering from biological...

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    Biogas top tips

    Top tips for boosting your biogas yield

    We have combined our top tip five tips for boosting your biogas yields into this short blog. 

    1. Take professional biological advice - There are several reasons why your gas output could be lower than expected: from sub-standard feedstock or poor feedstock management, to trace element deficiency...

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    Best practice for making silage

    Best practice for making silage for AD plants

    For crop-fed AD plants,quality of feedstock is the key to efficient biogas production throughout the year. 

    Tim Elsome, General Manager of FM BioEnergy, explains the importance of creating good silage to ensure you get the highest gas output from your feedstock.

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    Is your AD plant leaking biogas and losing you money?

    The UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has come a long way in a short space of time, growing by 350% in a decade. 

    Tim Elsome, General Manager for AD specialists FM BioEnergy, outlines the real cost of unidentified biogas leaks and the inexpensive steps you can take to reduce the risks on your plant.

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