Revolutionary Technology

The Economizer SE is a turn key solution for the AD industry. The technology reduces reliance on crop feedstocks and allows utilisation of low value residue materials. This could allow AD plants to save several hundreds of thousands of pounds a year.

Working as a feedstock pre-treatment system The Economizer SE uses a process of steam explosion to break down previously indigestible organic materials by removing the lignin coating. This means for the first time that materials such as straw, husks, shells, wood waste, reeds, biogas digestate and many animal manures can be used efficiently in the AD process.

Future Biogas has secured the rights to be the sole distributor of this revolutionary new technology, through its subsidiary Future Biogas Systems, and is in the process of installing the first Economizer SE in the UK at its latest plant.

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Other Innovations

We are currently exploring the capture and sale of food grade carbon dioxide from our gas to grid plants. The CO2 is already separated from the biogas as part of the process used in these plants, but is currently released into the atmosphere. If captured a reliable UK source of CO2 would be of significant interest to the food and beverage industry. This follows the recent EIGA acceptance of CO2 captured from plant matter fed Anaerobic Digestion for inclusion in the food chain.