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Energy trends and anaerobic digestion (UK)


Figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have revealed a sharp increase in electricity generated from municipal solid waste combustion and anaerobic digestion (AD). AD generated 69GWh in the second quarter of 2012, compared with 53GWh the previous year. Overall generation from bioenergy, incl. landfill gas, biomass, AD and waste incineration, increased by 6.5% over previous year (from 2.9TWh to 3.1TWh). Bioenergy has the largest share of energy generation from renewable sources.

Source: Department of Energy & Climate Change, UK

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