Cheese Production

Green gas from Cumbrian Cheese

Project: Aspatria, United Kingdom
Carborex®MS 1000
Feedstock: Biogas from cheese production
Upgrading 1000 Nm³/h
Product: Gas to grid injection

The area of Aspatria is very well known for its Cumbrian Cheese. The waste of the production of this famous cheese is digested to biogas and upgraded to green gas with a Carborex®MS system. The green gas is distributed to households in the area of Aspatria. This has become even more interesting now that supermarket Sainsbury’s has shown interest to let her trucks drive on sustainable and fossil-free energy. This can be done through compressing or liquefying the upgraded biogas to CNG, compressed natural gas, or LNG, liquified natural gas.

DMT has a lot of experience with both the liquefaction and compression of upgraded biogas. By applying these technologies, Cumbria Cheese producers can create a truly circular economy in the United Kingdom.

Food and Beverages

Food waste, in general, has a high energy density. This results in high yields when producing biogas through anaerobic treatment. Biogas is a very flexible energy product with proven capabilities in the production of power or electricity, transportation and heat demanding sectors. In this sector, anaerobic digestion offers significant cost advantages over traditional disposal methods. By upgrading the biogas into natural gas using a DMT Environmental Technology biogas upgrading technologies, a solid business case with an interesting return on investment is assured.