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  • EnviTec Biogas AG at EnergyDecentral in Hannover

    What’s next after the German Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG)? For the first biogas plants in Germany, the 20-year subsidy period comes to an end in 2020. While many plants can of course continue to operate, sustainable strategies are required that must also be feasible for plant operators. Sound advice on the subject will be available from the experts at the EnviTec Biogas stand at this year’s ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Structural and personnel adjustments at EnviTec Biogas AG

    The reduced demand for biogas plants will lead in the construction segment of EnviTec Biogas AG (ISIN: DE000A0MVLS8) to a significant decrease in sales in 2013. The decline in construction sales cannot be fully compensated by the Own Plant Operation, Service and Energy Businesses segments. For this reason, the Executive Board of EnviTec Biogas decided to make sustainable structural- and personnel ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • EnviTec Biogas AG: AGM decides dividend of EUR 0.80 per share

    Strategy of the company confirmed All items on the agenda approved as proposed by the management At today’s Annual General Meeting, the shareholders of EnviTec Biogas AG (ISIN: DE000A0MVLS8) acknowledged the positive performance of the company in 2015, which was achieved in spite of the continued volatile market environment, and expressed their trust in the Executive and the ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • EnviTec Biogas AG: Annual General Meeting approves special dividend of EUR 1.00

    At today’s Annual General Meeting, a majority of 99.99 per cent of the shareholders of EnviTec Biogas AG approved the profit appropriation proposal, which means that a special dividend of EUR 1.00 per eligible share will be paid to the shareholders. Approximately 85 per cent of the share capital was represented at this year’s Annual General Meeting. All proposals made by the ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Stable operation of biogas plants through the use of sugar-beet slices

    ‘Novy Dvor’ and ‘Vrbina’ are the flagship plants of EnviTec Biogas AG in Slovakia. The special feature of the two biogas plants situated close to Bratislava is the fact that their input contains a large proportion of sugar-beet residue, which is a waste product created by the nearby sugar factories. The sugar-beet residue makes up two-thirds of the input material that is ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • ANDRITZ MeWa presents new cross-flow shredder generation for biogas facilities

    ANDRITZ MeWa’s Bio-QZ is used in hundreds of European biogas facilities for processing many different input materials, such as organic waste, corn silage, grass clippings, sugar beets, cattle and horse manure, as well as packaged food that has passed its sell-by date. Flexible tools inside the machine produce a homogeneous substrate that leads to faster gas formation, shorter fermentation ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • Benefit from cassava plants - Hofstetter builds a CDM plant in Indonesia

    Indonesia ranks as the fourth largest cassava producer in the world. Because of its starchy tubers, cultivation of the cassava plant is an essential part of agriculture in Indonesia. In the Lampung region on the island of Sumatra, the Sahabat Group is expanding the existing production of cassava starch. During the process of extracting the starch, waste water is produced which flows into lagoons ...


    By Hofstetter BV

  • Family farms making “Illogical” decisions in pursuit of growth

    Family farm businesses should consider increasing revenues through anaerobic digestion (AD) before making often “illogical” decisions to take on more land, it has been claimed. EnviTec Biogas UK says many family farms cannot expand geographically because they are surrounded by land that rarely comes up for sale or that is overpriced. Mike McLaughlin, managing director of Envitec ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • CAP reform and crop diversity can be springboard for growth

    Linking CAP payments to crop diversity represents a growth opportunity for farmers, according to anaerobic digestion (AD) specialist EnviTec Biogas UK. Under the new rules, 30 per cent of direct payments will depend on demonstrating environmentally-friendly farming practices – including crop diversification. Full details are yet to emerge, but “greening” the CAP is likely to ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Sub-Saharan Africa news in brief

    Below is a roundup of news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 17–30 June 2010 Ugandan scientists call for biotech laws Scientists in Uganda have called for the enactment of laws on biotechnology, arguing that "there are no known risks of infection to humans and animals from laboratory research involving agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms". In a report ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Husum shows that it is the exhibition venue for grass roots energy transition

    New Energy Husum closes its doors today a thoroughly positive result. “The fair has once again shown that it is the optimal platform for players in the grass roots energy transition, and this has been substantiated by the high visitor numbers and the positive feedback from the exhibitors”, says a very pleased exhibition boss Peter Becker. Despite the challenges that the sector is ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • ANDRITZ MeWa launches successful collaboration with new trading partner in France

    ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, is further extending its worldwide sales network. A partnership was launched this summer with Graen Tech, based in Kehl, Germany, for the sale of ANDRITZ MeWa’s shredding and crushing machines in France. The new partnership has already been very successful: An agricultural operation in the small French community of Vihiers, ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • Major cuts of greenhouse gas emissions from livestock within reach

    Greenhouse gas emissions by the livestock sector could be cut by as much as 30 percent through the wider use of existing best practices and technologies, according to a new study released today by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The report, Tackling climate change through livestock: A ...

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