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UK Biogas & AD Operators Course in June 2013

25 June - 28 June 2013

The UK biogas and anaerobic digestion training course is especially relevant for biogas plant operators with the main focus on optimising digester biology and operating parameters. The course is also suitable for those wishing to acquire a deeper knowledge of the biological process in AD. Programme and registration!

We are repeating our highly successful in-depth biogas and anaerobic digestion training course with a half-day study tour in the UK. The 4-day training course is to enhance your knowledge on anaerobic digestion and the sustainability of biogas plants.

In partnership with REA Biogas it will be delivered by German engineers from IBBK with many years of practical experience dealing with all sorts of AD plant with a wide range of feedstocks. The engineers delivering the course content are specialists in understanding and optimising the complex biology, feedstock selection and operating parameters of AD plants - their teaching is the highlight of our AD training courses in the UK since 2011.

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

  • Welcome to the seminar
  • Overview of the biogas industry in Europe and UK and its future development
  • Introduction to biogas and anaerobic digestion technology
  • 1/2-day field trip to an agricultural biogas plant
  • Optional: get together and dinner

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

  • Choosing the right substrate and combining it for the optimal digestion inpute
  • Introduction into environmental & engineering parameters
  • Process monitoring and practical plant operation
  • Results of a comparative study of over 1600 Biogas plants in Germany

Thursday, 27 June 2013

  • Fundamentals of biological process control & insitu process control
  • Gas Measurement and data recording
  • Plant attendance & daily operation
  • Safety features of biogas plants and equipment

Friday, 28 June 2013

  • Digestate standard and digestate utilisation
  • Biogas upgrading and different pathways of biogas utilisation
  • Report and discussion with practical operators from Germany and UK

IBBK Fachgruppe Biogas GmbH

in cooperation with the
Biogas Group of the
Renewable Energy Association
(REA), London


Silke Volk


+49 7954 921 969


+49 7954 926 203


+49 7954 926 204


+49 7954 926 132

John Scott-Kerr of Bidwells Agribusiness: "Attendance on this course is essential for anyone with plans to finance, design, build and run a plant." more...

  • Biogas Industry in Europe and UK and its development
  • Biogas Technology Introduction
  • Substrate selection criteria
  • Environmental & engineering parameters
  • Process monitoring
  • Practical plant operation
  • Biological process control & insitu process control
  • Gas measurement and data recording
  • Plant attendance and daily operation
  • Safety features
  • Digestate Standard and digestate utilisation
  • Biogas upgrading
  • Working plant examples from Uk and Germany
  • ½ -day study tour

Next International IBBK Biogas Conferences


Latest International and UK Biogas Courses:
Operating and Engineering

10Dec-12 Dec 2014
27Jan-31 Jan 2014
16Sep-20 Sep 2013
22Jan-25 Jan 2013

Latest International and UK Biogas Operating Courses:

14Jul-16 Jul 2014
25Jun-28 Jun 2013
18Sep-21 Sep 2012
27Jun-28 Jun 2012
20Sep-23 Sep 2011

Latest International and UK Biogas Engineering Courses:

27Mar-30 Mar 2012
30Jan-3 Feb 2012
18Jul-22 Jul 2011
24Jan-28 Jan 2011