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Is Your Biogas Plant Operating at Peak Efficiency?

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In this guest blog Singleton Birch consider the operational issues that can hinder the efficiency of your biogas plant, highlighting the possible solutions and the crucial role biogas plays in sustainable energy production.

Early recognition of these signs can help address problems before they escalate, ensuring your plant runs smoothly and effectively.

1. Decreased Biogas Production

A drop in biogas production is a clear sign of a problem. Potential causes include:

  • Substrate Quality: Poor or inappropriate substrates can reduce digestion efficiency.
  • Imbalanced Feedstock: An imbalance in the carbon to nitrogen ratio can affect microbial activity.
  • Inhibitors:

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