Anaerobic
                                Digestion
                                     Limited




Climate Change Innova...
Modern growing facilities
Attention to detail
APS Production Centres
• Grading and Packing   • Packing and Distribution
  Centre                  Centre
• Alderley Edge...
Anaerobic
                           Digestion
                                Limited




      Climate Change Mitigation...
Anaerobic
                                   Digestion
                                        Limited

           Reduce
...
Anaerobic
                                      Digestion
                                           Limited

            ...
Anaerobic
                                             Digestion
                                                  Limited...
Anaerobic
                        Digestion
                             Limited




Combined Heat & Power
Anaerobic
            Digestion
                 Limited



CHP Plant
Anaerobic
  Award Winning             Digestion
Environmental Work
                                  Limited




         ...
Ground Source Cooling

                                              Packhouse / Crop Store

                             ...
Bespoke Software

Logging of all
temperatures
and pressures




 Water Tank
Anaerobic
          Digestion      APS A.D Plant
               Limited




Closed Loop
• Carbon Dioxide
• Irrigation Wate...
Anaerobic
Digestion      There’s a flame here somewhere !
     Limited




                                    Initial Gas...
Anaerobic
   Digestion        What is Anaerobic Digestion?
        Limited




• Anaerobic digestion is a natural bacteria...
Anaerobic
Digestion            What is Anaerobic Digestion?
     Limited




               Process Stages
Anaerobic
Digestion      Agricultural A.D
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Slurry Pit
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Manual Scrape
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Auto Scrape
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Disposal - Spreading
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Dry Matter
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      AD Loading
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Walking Floor
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Mixing
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Digestor - External
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Digestor - Internal
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Gas Storage
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Inside Membrane
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Control
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      CHP
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      CHP Container
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Digestate
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Liquid Digestate Storage
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Integration
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      German Model
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion                   Barriers
     Limited




  • Be aware of Local Legislation and
    Public feeling.
...
Anaerobic
Digestion      Our Approach
     Limited
Anaerobic
        Digestion       Control & Management
             Limited




•   Substrate flow
•   Chemical Oxygen Dem...
Anaerobic
Digestion      Working Practices
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Monitoring
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion      Control Development
     Limited
Anaerobic
Digestion
     Limited




               Thank you
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11 December 2008

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Climate Change Innovation & Anaerobic Digestion - Philip Pearson and Steven Price (Anaerobic Digestion Ltd)

  1. 1. Anaerobic Digestion Limited Climate Change Innovation Anaerobic Digestion Philip Pearson / Steve Price Anaerobic Digestion Ltd
  2. 2. Modern growing facilities
  3. 3. Attention to detail
  4. 4. APS Production Centres • Grading and Packing • Packing and Distribution Centre Centre • Alderley Edge • Middlewich
  5. 5. Anaerobic Digestion Limited Climate Change Mitigation •Reduce •Re-Use •Re-Cycle
  6. 6. Anaerobic Digestion Limited Reduce •Resource Management •Temperature Integration •Computerised Irrigation Control •Fertiliser Management •Thermal Screens •Printed Packaging •Packaging Film Thickness
  7. 7. Anaerobic Digestion Limited Re-Use Analysis of Business inputs –Returnable Packaging –Return run off irrigation water –Waste CO2 used to enrich crop environment –Re-Use of waste products?
  8. 8. Anaerobic Digestion Limited Re-Cycle What have A. Pearson & Sons done to reduce our impact on the environment through recycling and Resource efficiency? – Combined Heat & Power – Ground Source Cooling – Anaerobic Digestion
  9. 9. Anaerobic Digestion Limited Combined Heat & Power
  10. 10. Anaerobic Digestion Limited CHP Plant
  11. 11. Anaerobic Award Winning Digestion Environmental Work Limited • 1999 Mersey Basin Business in the Environment Awards Winner • 2000 Salad Grower of the Year • 2000 Grower of the Year • 2008 Tesco Environment Award
  12. 12. Ground Source Cooling Packhouse / Crop Store Evaporator Liquid only 40 to 50oC Gas / liquid mixture 0 - 10oC Cool Condenser Warm air air in out Gas only 5 to 15oC Compressor Gas only 70 - 80oC
  13. 13. Bespoke Software Logging of all temperatures and pressures Water Tank
  14. 14. Anaerobic Digestion APS A.D Plant Limited Closed Loop • Carbon Dioxide • Irrigation Water • Fertiliser • Bio Methane •Heat •Electricity
  15. 15. Anaerobic Digestion There’s a flame here somewhere ! Limited Initial Gas Test
  16. 16. Anaerobic Digestion What is Anaerobic Digestion? Limited • Anaerobic digestion is a natural bacterial process that converts biomass to energy. • Biomass is any organic material that comes from plants, animals or their wastes. • The Process produces, rather than consumes, energy.
  17. 17. Anaerobic Digestion What is Anaerobic Digestion? Limited Process Stages
  18. 18. Anaerobic Digestion Agricultural A.D Limited
  19. 19. Anaerobic Digestion Slurry Pit Limited
  20. 20. Anaerobic Digestion Manual Scrape Limited
  21. 21. Anaerobic Digestion Auto Scrape Limited
  22. 22. Anaerobic Digestion Disposal - Spreading Limited
  23. 23. Anaerobic Digestion Dry Matter Limited
  24. 24. Anaerobic Digestion AD Loading Limited
  25. 25. Anaerobic Digestion Walking Floor Limited
  26. 26. Anaerobic Digestion Mixing Limited
  27. 27. Anaerobic Digestion Digestor - External Limited
  28. 28. Anaerobic Digestion Digestor - Internal Limited
  29. 29. Anaerobic Digestion Gas Storage Limited
  30. 30. Anaerobic Digestion Inside Membrane Limited
  31. 31. Anaerobic Digestion Control Limited
  32. 32. Anaerobic Digestion CHP Limited
  33. 33. Anaerobic Digestion CHP Container Limited
  34. 34. Anaerobic Digestion Digestate Limited
  35. 35. Anaerobic Digestion Liquid Digestate Storage Limited
  36. 36. Anaerobic Digestion Integration Limited
  37. 37. Anaerobic Digestion German Model Limited
  38. 38. Anaerobic Digestion Barriers Limited • Be aware of Local Legislation and Public feeling. •Perceived Odours •Flammable gas storage issues •Planning •Environmental protection •Digestate removal •Electrical connections •Maintenance & Control
  39. 39. Anaerobic Digestion Our Approach Limited
  40. 40. Anaerobic Digestion Control & Management Limited • Substrate flow • Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) value • Temperature • pH value • Redox potential • Biogas quality (%CH4)
  41. 41. Anaerobic Digestion Working Practices Limited
  42. 42. Anaerobic Digestion Monitoring Limited
  43. 43. Anaerobic Digestion Control Development Limited
  44. 44. Anaerobic Digestion Limited Thank you

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