Mark Voss, Operations Director for Gorst Energy, was recently interviewed on BBC Radio Devon regarding the renewable energy created at our plant for the city of Exeter. Click here to listen to his extract from 11am.
Protecting Somerset's watercourses from phosphates is crucial to ensuring that the diverse ecosystem continues to thrive. Here at our Sustainable Energy Generation (SEG) plant, along with our farming partners Frogmary Green Farm Ltd, we have been busy planting wildflower margins alongside our crops to protect the watercourses. Take a look at our video [...]
In Autumn 2020, prior to a facility upgrade, we performed another successful AD tank clean. Facility upgrades have allowed this AD site to reduce ammonia emissions and utilise 5% more biogas from their feedstocks – an environmental win and a financial win!
The Somerset Levels and Moors comprises a unique, man-made wetland landscape of international importance. Local conservationists are working tirelessly to preserve the area’s biodiversity, including taking action to reduce phosphate levels throughout the watercourses. As all of the crops for our Sustainable Energy Generation (SEG) digester are grown within this drainage catchment, we take water quality there [...]
Anaerobic digestion (AD) is an attractively efficient form of renewable gas production, but it can be a complex jigsaw involving funding construction, plant management, and feedstock supplies. There’s good news though - we have already put three of these four pieces together and, if you have an existing waste stream (from food or agriculture), you [...]
Our AD plants continue to operate safely and securely, and all of our employees are classified as keyworkers. This means we are able to continue generating green gas and electricity, powering 30,000+ homes across the UK. We’re open for MORE business… As well as running our own plants, we’ve been working with AD sites outside [...]
We are delighted to report that we have again achieved an uptime of over 98% on our gas to grid plants in 2020! This sets our team an exciting challenge to do even better in 2021. Following our success, we are also now available to help you achieve greater results from your AD plants. Please [...]
As part of the Open Farm Sunday event held at Frogmary Green, South Petherton on the 9th June, we were delighted to have a stand and be able to show visitors around our gas to grid plant, Sustainable Energy Generation, which is adjacent to the farm. Around 200 people booked onto the tours and many, [...]