In brief: Biogas plant to help cut chicken litter problem in Northern Ireland

Also in the news, anaerobic digestion to help cut chicken waste in Northern Ireland, Aberdeen takes delivery of hydrogen-powered road sweeper and Teesside man hit with £4,800 costs for illegal scrapyard

Poultry biogas plant Northern Ireland
Biogas plant will turn 40,000 tonnes of chicken litter into 3MW of energy

‘World first’ chicken litter-powered anaerobic digestion plant opens in Northern Ireland

A £23m anaerobic digestion project has opened in Ballymena, Northern Ireland this week which will generate 3MW of power from 40,000 tonnes of chicken litter. The biogas plant will use nitrogen stripping technology to deal with high levels of ammoniacal nitrogen, a common problem when processing animal waste such as cattle slurry.

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