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9333

Amount of homes powered by our gas this year

1640314075

Total amount of green energy produced (kW)

12760

Amount of homes powered by our electricity this year

Key areas we can help:

Feasibility and Funding

AD Construction and Commissioning

AD Plant Operation and Management

Feedstock and Digestate Management

Sustainability Management and Support Payments

Environmental and Health & Safety Management

Planning and Community

Support and Back Office Services

As well as running our own plants, we work with anaerobic digestion (AD) sites that sit outside of our portfolio. This has made us even more aware of how valuable our experience in running successful plants is to the renewable energy market. Throughout 2022, we’ll be sharing news and updates about our latest partnerships and how your business can tap into the future of AD. In the meantime, if you are looking to increase the efficiency of your AD facility or are looking at the feasibility of a new facility, we welcome the opportunity to help you.

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Existing AD Turnaround

Achieving your Net Zero Goals

We are extremely excited about the future and we are looking forward to combining our skills and experience to fight against climate change. We want to help develop your Net Zero strategy by demonstrating how AD can be a fundamental solution in achieving your targets.

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Gorst Energy: How We’re Helping to Power Exeter and East Devon

We have a plant on the outskirts of Exeter, in Clyst St Mary; Gorst Energy. Gorst is essential in Exeter’s journey towards a more local circular economy. We provide a sustainable solution that supports Exeter’s local businesses and powers our communities. This plant currently provides enough renewable gas to power 2,389 homes and renewable electricity to power 934 homes. This makes us one of the biggest renewable energy generators in the city of Exeter, something we are very proud of.

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Latest News

Condate Biogas Sponsors South Molton in Bloom

June 22nd, 2022|

As well as providing renewable energy to South Molton in Devon from our Condate Biogas plant, we are keen to support the local community. That is why we are sponsoring the South Molton in Bloom initiative. In previous blog posts, we have covered how South Molton is a unique town that is nearly 100% powered by renewable green gas from our Condate Biogas plant. Since opening this anaerobic digestion plant near [...]

Ixora Energy AD plants awarded sought-after ISCC sustainability certification

June 9th, 2022|

We’re delighted to announce that Ixora Energy’s Condate Biogas, Gorst Energy, and Sustainable Energy Generation (SEG) plants have been awarded certification to International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) standards regarding biofuels for the biomethane injected into the grid. Achieving certification involved an extensive audit of all operations and supply chains across Ixora’s sites, including how feedstock for the anaerobic digestion (AD) process is sourced and managed to generate and inject biomethane. ISCC [...]

Devon village South Molton in vanguard of UK towns using 100% renewable green gas

May 17th, 2022|

The historic and picturesque Devon town of South Molton seems an unlikely place to be one of the UK’s green energy pioneers. Yet South Molton, sometimes described as “the gateway to Exmoor”, is also now a gateway to the future, being one of the few communities in Britain that gets nearly 100% of its gas from renewable green gas (“biomethane gas” made from local food production by-products and animal waste), rather than [...]

New research project uses anaerobic digestion to boost sustainable shrimp farming

May 12th, 2022|

Ixora Energy are partnering with the University of Exeter for a multi-million-pound research project into sustainable shrimp farming. The research aims to integrate shrimp farming with existing anaerobic digestion plants, driving significant health and environmental benefits. A new approach to shrimp farming The project will establish a model for producing shrimp indoors in the UK, rather than importing them. Traditional shrimp farming practices overseas can have a damaging environmental impact, particularly due [...]

BBC Spotlight Feature: Ixora’s home-grown biogas avoids international gas price rises

May 5th, 2022|

The Gorst Energy plant appeared in a recent BBC Spotlight feature on Friday 22nd April 2022. A team from the BBC visited our site to see the production of home-grown biogas in action! Farm waste and energy crops are fed into the anaerobic digester, which acts like a huge stomach and produces gas. This gas is used to directly supply local homes and to generate electricity that enters the National Grid. The [...]

Biomethane offers rapid and safe alternative to expensive, imported, ‘natural’ gas

May 4th, 2022|

The good news regarding the UK’s energy consumption is that it has been going down steadily since 2005, with 2020 being the lowest year for energy consumption since the 1950s according to a recent government report. Britain is also generating more and more power through renewable sources. The bad news, as everyone will be all too aware in 2022, is that the cost of energy is rocketing, causing severe problems for households [...]

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