5 smart ways to increase engine efficiency on sewage AD plants
Full article: https://www.waterindustryjournal.co.uk/5-smart-ways-to-increase-engine-efficiency-on-sewage-ad-plants
The water sector was an early adopter of anaerobic digestion (AD) in the UK. Most of the biogas produced from sewage sludge is used to generate electricity and heat, making the combined heat and power (CHP) engines that convert biogas into usable energy a vital piece of equipment. But with many of these engines now at least five years old, what is the impact when they fail or underperform? And is there any alternative to either costly engine replacements or expensive service contracts?
According to James Thompson, Managing Director of Gen-C, an independent CHP parts and service provider, the following five smart upgrades can transform any gas engine into a more efficient and profitable piece of kit…