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ATBEST Industry Open Day

The ATBEST project held it's first industry open day in the River Lee Hotel, Cork, Ireland, on Wednesday 12th November 2014. 



The materials from the industry day are available for download below:


ATBEST overview


Industry Day Presentations

Irish Demonstration and Market Development Projects

Ian Kilgallon; Renewable Energy Development Manager, Bord Gáis Networks 

Biomethane Industry Demonstration Projects

Stephen Hynes; Triskel Green Gas Ltd

Scandinavian Biogas: Research and Development on Biogas Fuel

Andreas Berg; Senior Project Manager, Scandinavian Biogas Fuels AB

Multidisciplinary Biogas Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen

Michael Eisinger; Managing Director, Centre for Water and Environmental Research, University of Duisburg-Essen

Biogas Production and Utilisation – an operator’s perspective 

Markus Voelklein; Postgraduate Research Student, University College Cork

Regional Perspectives on developing Biogas Capacity & Infrastructure

Elaine Groom; General Manager, QUESTOR Centre, Queen’s University Belfast


Posters from ATBEST researchers

Work Package 2 - Feedstock Sustainability and Digestion

ESR 2.1: Sustainability and Life Cycle Assessment of feedstock digestion systemsMarkus Voelklein (UCC) 

ESR 2.2: Synergies from co-digestion of grass silage with other feedstocksHimanshu (TEA) 

ESR 2.3: The role of trace elements in rheology dynamics, foaming potential and microbial response for efficient biogas productionLuka Šafaric (LIU) 

ER 2.4: Development of macroalgae as substrate for biogas productionFrancesco Ometto (SBF) 


Work Package 3 – Process Monitoring

ESR 3.1: Genomic optimisation of hydrolysis in biogas productionJoanna Grebosz (QUB) 

ESR 3.2: Analysis of anaerobic fermentation process by online spectroscopic UV/Vis, NIR and MIR measurementRobin Eccleston (CUAS) 


Work Package 4 – Biogas Upgrading and Supply

ESR 4.1: Combined H2S and CO2 removal process for upgrading biogasKeren Jenifer Rajavelu(UDE) 

ESR 4.2: Novel technologies for integrated biogas separation and compressionJing-Xiao Liang (QUB) 


Work Package 5 - Optimum Biogas Utilisation

ESR 5.1: Surplus electricity to biogas via hydrogenNikoletta Giantsiou (UDE) 

ESR 5.2: Micro-reforming of biogas for micro-combined heat and power generationFabio De Rosa (QUB) 

ESR 5.3: Biogas distribution concepts for the transportation sectorChristian Jenne (UDE) 

ESR 5.4: Applications of biogas in chemical energy and liquid fuel productionRawan Hakawati (QUB) 

ER 5.5: Developing strategies to facilitate integration of biogas into the existing gas infrastructureLaura Gil Carrera (BGE) 

ESR 5.6: Digestate distribution for large biogas plants; storage and transportPaz Vilanova Plana (UDE) 


All Posters as one pdf file


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