Future Biogas Creates the Biggest Red Nose Ever

The skies glowed red over Lincolnshire on the evening of Friday 15th of March, when one of the domed storage tanks of the biogas plant we run at Grange Farm, Spridlington, was lit up to create the biggest red nose ever in Comic Relief’s history (it’s official, we checked!). At 38m in diameter and 17m tall, the tank that made a red nose is the height and width of three double decker buses. Air...


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...