One week an intern

I’m Harry and currently a student studying the International Baccalaureate with one year left at school. I was luckily provided with the opportunity to gather some work experience at Future Biogas for a week. This Blog provides an insight into some of the work that I did at Future Biogas and briefly touches on what I learned during the week, whilst sharing my impressions of the company. ...


The benefits of growing maize to make green gas

Not that long ago a field of maize was a rare sight in the British countryside. In 1973 there were a mere 8,000 hectares of the tall-stemmed crop growing in the UK. Today there is 25 times that amount. Around 200,000 hectares of maize fields make parts of our island resemble the farmlands of Iowa or Illinois. This increase in maize planting has been driven by two agricultural innovations. The...


Future Biogas Powers UK Military’s Green Energy Revolution

Yesterday, 31st January 2019, Future Biogas launched a landmark green energy partnership with the Ministry of Defence, signalling the UK military’s transition away from fossil fuels. Home to the frontline squadrons of the RAF’s elite Tornado Force, RAF Marham, in Norfolk, has become the first British military base to run nearly entirely on green electricity. Over 95% of its electricity is now...