News – Project news

The 2nd Sewage Sludge Biochar conference is looking for speakers!

The 2nd Swedish Conference on Sewage Sludge Biochar will be arranged 15-17 October 2024 in Malmö, Sweden. We are now looking for speakers and exhibiting companies for the conference.

General meeting within Testbed Ellinge

A happy group from Testbed Ellinge's basic organisation gathered for a meeting in Eslöv to discuss the progress of the testbed and to visit the pilot facility.

Master thesis project on biochar in anaerobic digestion

In recent years several scientific reports indicate that the addition of biochar to anaerobic digestion can increase biogas production and improve the stability of the process.
En rad med handfat, en tandborste står på ett av dem

New research project: Sustainable Pricing of Water

Techniques for a more circular use of water exist, but we need to broaden the perspective to achieve sustainable water use. But how can we make it profitable and create incentives for property owners to implement technologies that support more sustainable water use?
En grupp människor i varma jackor på ett snötäckt fält

Kick-off in the project on phosphorus availability

At the beginning of January, the Swedish Water and Wastewater Development project Phosphorus availability in sludge and sludge biochar had its kick-off meeting.
Gruppfoto av cirka 25 personer

3.6 Million SEK from Interreg Baltic Sea Region

Testbed Ellinge has received financial support (3.6 MSEK) from Interreg Baltic Sea Region via participation in the CiNURGi project.
Två kvinnor omgivna av stora rör och tunnor i industriell miljö

Sludge biochar as an adsorbent for pharmaceutical residues

One of Testbed Ellinge's first Master Science projects is now underway! Veronika Jörntell will look at sludge biochar's ability to adsorb pharmaceutical residues in municipal wastewater treatment.
Proträtt på man med glasögon

Great interest in co-financing as an idea

Testbed Ellinge arranged a digital conversation, together with the association Klimatkommunerna, on sludge biochar and co-financing on Wednesday, January 17, 2024.

Current research on sludge biochar

On Tuesday, November 22, project manager David Gustavsson made a guest appearance at the project Boost Nordic Biogas webinar on “Pyrolysis of sludge to obtain biochar”.
Man i gula reflexkläder står i industriell miljö

Welcome Hamza, our new operating technician on site!

For two weeks, our operating technician within Testbed Ellinge has been on site at Ellinge ARV. His name is Hamza Rslan and he is hired from the consulting company Start-up.

New article describes marine sediments as an urban reservoir for viable E. coli

The article “Marine sediments are identified as an environmental reservoir for Escherichia coli: Comparing signature-based and novel amplicon sequencing approaches for microbial source tracking” examines how bacterial communities in marine sediments change along a coastline to determine if they are affected by human activity.
Slambiokol ligger i en hög. Det ser ut som ett svart pulver.

Two new Master’s thesis proposals spring 2024

We are happy to announce two new Master’s thesis proposals for the spring 2024