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Dec 4, 2020
Foresight Group invests £80m in CNG Fuels refuelling stations network
Biogas News
Dec 4, 2020
Four people have died following a major incident at a wastewater treatment plant near Bristol, UK. Investigations are underway to find out what caused an explosion at Wessex Water in Avonmouth. The explosion occurred at 11.20am in a silo that held treated biosolids (or sludge) from the sewage treatment process. The sludge is treated in anaerobic digesters to produce... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 4, 2020
Plans have been unveiled to build a large-scale renewable energy park in northeast Scotland, incorporating biomass and anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities. The energy park, to be developed by Edinburgh-based Holistic Energy, is designed to deliver 150-200 MW of green energy to supply the Scottish grid, with the capacity to power tens of thousands of homes. It is... [Read More]

Policy News
Dec 4, 2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed an ambitious target to reduce emissions by at least 68% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. The new target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions – the UK’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Climate Agreement – is among the highest in the world and commits the UK to cutting emissions at the fastest... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 3, 2020
Energy infrastructure firm ATCO and the Great Southern Development Commission (GSDC) have agreed to undertake a feasibility study into renewable natural gas (RNG) opportunities in Albany. The First City 100% Renewable Gas Project will assess the viability of injecting RNG into the Albany gas network, providing a low emission energy source for the people of Albany. Patrick... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 3, 2020
Israeli renewable energy firm Ellomay Capital has acquired all issued and outstanding shares of Groen Gas Gelderland (GG Gelderland), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ellomay Luxembourg Holdings, for €1.56 million. GG Gelderland owns an operating anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Gelderland, the Netherlands, with a permit that enables it to produce around 7.5... [Read More]

Biomass News
Dec 3, 2020
A major UK pension pool has invested £40 million (€44 million) in Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant, a straw-fired biomass plant in Lincolnshire. The transaction by Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, based in Leeds, marks its first co-investment made with Greencoat Capital, one of the UK’s largest investors in resource-efficient and renewable energy, for a minority... [Read More]

Pellets News
Dec 3, 2020
Enviva's first shipment of sustainable wood pellets is on its way from Port Panama City, Florida, to Japan’s Iwakuni Port. The first shipment carried approximately 28,000 tonnes of wood pellets made from low-value wood sourced in the US Southeast. By using sustainable pellets instead of coal, Japan’s heat and power producers can reduce carbon emissions by more... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 3, 2020
Greenlane Renewables’ wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenlane Biogas, has signed a $10 million (€6.38 million) contract for a new renewable natural gas (RNG) project owned by an international energy firm. The project will utilise Greenlane’s membrane separation biogas upgrading system. The project owner and location have not yet been revealed. “Greenlane continues... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 2, 2020
BayoTech, an Albuquerque, US-based energy solutions firm focused on hydrogen, has joined the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition). The RNG Coalition is a member-led non-profit organisation advocating for the sustainable development, and utilisation of RNG and renewable product gases, such as hydrogen so that present and future generations can access domestic,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 2, 2020
Dinner scraps, spoiled fruit, and vegetables from supermarkets and restaurants are being processed into renewable vehicle fuel by the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts. The Sanitation Districts have been converting food waste into electricity for over six years, but have now launched a biogas purification system to recycle the waste into renewable vehicle fuel. “With... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 2, 2020
Quadrogen Power Systems has installed its innovative biomethane (or RNG) generation project utilising landfill gas from the Vancouver Landfill in Delta, British Columbia. FortisBC has also received approval from the BC Utilities Commission to purchase up to 60,000 gigajoules annually of the produced RNG for injection into its natural gas infrastructure, enough energy... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 1, 2020
Covanta Holding Corporation, Green Investment Group (GIG), and Biffa have announced the financial close and commencement of construction on the Protos Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Cheshire, UK. Covanta and GIG will each own 37.5% of the state-of-the-art energy-from-waste (EfW) facility, with Biffa, the primary waste supplier for the facility, owning the remaining... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 1, 2020
Scandinavian Biogas has acquired logistics service company Ekdalens Biotransporter, a market leader in the transport of organic material to and from biogas facilities in southern Sweden. The acquisition forms part of Scandinavian Biogas’ strategy to achieve greater integration across the entire value chain, from organic waste to produced biogas and bio-fertiliser,... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 1, 2020
Drax, BP, National Grid ESO, Shell, Sembcorp Energy UK, and SSE have written a letter to the UK Government urging them to commit to a net-zero power system as part of COP26. The organisations wrote to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chancellor Rishi Sunak, COP26 President Alok Sharma, and the Minister for Energy and Clean Growth Kwasi Kwarteng, urging them to expand... [Read More]

Features
Nov 30, 2020
O.C.O Technology has teamed up with Tilbury Green Power to recycle air pollution control residues at its biomass facility in London Carbon capture specialist O.C.O Technology has secured a five-year contract to recycle the air pollution control residues (APCr) from the renewable energy facility operated by Tilbury Green Power (TGP). The contract marks a major step... [Read More]


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