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An Interview With Red Roses Rugby Player, Emma Sing

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Red Roses England Rugby player, Emma Sing, to ask her about her rugby career and young women in sport. Our Condate Biogas plant sponsored Emma in her recent debut for England. Susie Emerton (SE): Do you remember why you first decided to give rugby a try? Emma Sing (ES): I think I was six or seven years old and my mum wanted to get my brother into something; a sport or an extracurricular activity. So, she took me along to the session as well and it’s just stuck since then.  I played for South [...]

January 7th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Five Ways Anaerobic Digestion Can Benefit Your Local Community

Anaerobic digestion (AD) produces green energy, so it's popular when discussing how to combat climate change. Its ability to strengthen and support local communities, however, is often overlooked. Here are five ways AD can help your local community. Supplying you and your community with power Anaerobic digestion (AD) provides renewable power to local houses and businesses through the existing National Grid network. Our digesters create green gas that is pumped directly into the network, or converted into electricity for the local grid. It provides a constant and regular supply and is not dependant on wind or sunshine. In Exeter and East Devon alone, [...]

December 7th, 2021|Circular economy|

Gorst Energy Update

In September 2021, Gorst Energy – our Anaerobic Digestion facility located in Clyst St Mary, near Exeter – submitted a planning application to the Local Planning Authority (reference PP-10160750) which sought to increase the tonnage and variety of feedstocks we are able to process. The aim is to increase the renewable gas and electricity generation which is provided to the local network serving Exeter and East Devon. Since its submission, we have been hosting plant tours which have been attended by people from the local community, Councillors, the Environment Agency and Council Officers. During this process, we have been carefully listening [...]

November 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Helping local businesses convert apples into energy

Helping local businesses with their sustainable practices is one of our favourite parts of the work we do here at Ixora. We particularly enjoy working with local brewers and larger organisations to help improve their organic waste streams. Recently, we have been working alongside the Devonshire craft cider press, Sandford Orchards, to convert their apple pomace into green energy. The energy produced with each delivery will help power 97 homes with green electricity, or 25 homes with biomethane. We have also been receiving apple pomace from another cider producer through our close relationship with AB Agri Ltd. We are due [...]

November 8th, 2021|Agriculture|

An interview with our feedstock provider – Troy Stuart

It was great to speak to Troy Stuart about the relationship between his company, Stuart Partners Ltd, and our plant, Gorst Energy. Our feedstock providers are an integral part of the anaerobic digestion (AD) process. With their ongoing supply and support, we are currently powering 2,389 homes with renewable gas and 934 homes with renewable electricity.

November 1st, 2021|AD plant operation|

Condate Biogas Sponsors the England Red Roses Squad

We are delighted to announce that Condate Biogas will be sponsoring the local rising star, Emma Sing, as she joins the England Red Roses squad for Autumn Internationals. Emma is a local girl who has been playing rugby in Devon since she was six years old. She will now join 10 other uncapped players in her debut as part of the squad that contains a mix of newcomers and experienced Red Roses players. From growing up on a farm in South Molton, North Devon, Emma has established a significant international rugby career, playing as a junior against France in 2019 [...]

October 29th, 2021|Events|
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