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Mar 1, 2024
EU approves Enagás Renovable Smart Farm Biogas collaboration
Biomass News
Mar 1, 2024
West Biofuels has been selected for up to $30 million (€27.7 million) in award negotiations from the US government to provide low-carbon, stable energy for the rural communities in Burney, Mariposa, and Mammoth Lakes, California. The investment is being made by the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED). By developing a cluster of... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 1, 2024
French sugar maker Cristal Union will take a 10% stake in TotalEnergies' biogas unit in BioNorrois, France, which is due to be launched later this year. BioNorrois will produce nearly 100 gigawatt hours (GWh) per year at launch, and reach a maximum capacity of 153 GWh per year. The unit will utilise sugar beet residue from one of Cristal Union's factories. Cristal Union,... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 29, 2024
A new study by the North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA) has shown that demand for low carbon hydrogen in the North West of England could support up to 2GW of hydrogen production by 2030 – a fifth of the government’s target for the whole of the UK. It is expected that industry and power generation will be the first movers for significant take up of hydrogen with estimates... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 29, 2024
In 2023, a record 3,218 average megawatts (MW) were generated from biomass in Brazil, constituting 4.6% of the year's total energy consumption, the Ministry of Mines and Energy said on 27 February. "We are working on several fronts to continue being a benchmark for clean energy around the world. In 2023, 93.6% of our electricity was generated from renewable sources, which... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 28, 2024
Drax has continued to burn wood from some of the world's most previous forests, the BBC claims. The broadcaster said that papers obtained by its Panorama programme show Drax took timber from rare forests in Canada it had claimed were 'no go areas'. Panorama had previously claimed that Drax had obtained logging licenses in the British Columbia, Canada, and filmed logs... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 28, 2024
Woodside has signed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) for the long-term supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Korea. The SPA provides for the supply of approximately 0.5 million tonnes per annum of LNG for a period of 10.5 years on a delivered basis, commencing in 2026 subject to customary conditions precedent. LNG delivered... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 28, 2024
Naturgy improved its EBITDA in 2023 to €5,475 million (+11%) and recorded a net profit of €1.986 billion (+20%) last year. The networks business obtained an EBITDA of €2,638 million (+7%) and the deregulated businesses, €2.949 billion (+15%). Some 90% of the investment was directed at energy transition projects - €1.73 billion went to renewable energy generation,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 28, 2024
CycleØ Group Limited (CycleØ) has acquired Biogasclean, a leading Danish supplier of biological methanation and desulphurisation systems. A prominent, pan-European biomethane platform, CycleØ develops, builds, owns and operates renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in Europe and Latin America. The company's biological methanation technology is proven at scale as an... [Read More]

Features
Feb 27, 2024
Michael Whitby, Avista’s RNG Program Manager, tells Bioenergy Insight about the company’s renewable natural gas (RNG) purchasing agreement Avista, a US energy company, has signed an agreement with Pine Creek RNG to purchase renewable natural gas (RNG) to be produced at the Quad Cities Landfill in Milan, Illinois. The Quad Cities Landfill is owned by Millennium Waste... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 27, 2024
A new International Finance Corporation investment will support Drenik, Serbia's largest tissue paper producer, to develop a combined heat and power (CHP) biomass plant. This will be the country's first large-scale captive CHP biomass plant – boosting renewable energy generation and helping to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Belgrade. The plant will have about... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 27, 2024
Drax Group-commissioned research by Public First has shown that the UK will reach an energy security "crunch point" in 2028. Entitled Mind the gap: Exploring Britain's energy crunch, the independent analysis found that, in 2028, a perfect storm will occur. It will consist of an increase in demand, the retirement of existing assets and delays to the delivery of Hinkley... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 27, 2024
Finnish biogas producer Suomen Lantakaasu Oy, a joint venture between Valio and St1, has finalised its acquisition of the majority of shareholding of Nurmon Bioenergia Oy. The deal was completed with Heikas Oy and other small shareholders. Atria Finland Ltd. will continue as a minority shareholder in the company. An industrial-scale liquefied biogas production plant... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 27, 2024
A leading player in clean energy technology, Ceres, has joined forces with AtkinsRealis, a world-leading design, engineering and project management organisation, to deliver the front-end engineering design (FEED) for a commercial multi-megawatt modularised hydrogen production system based on Ceres' robust, low-cost and highly efficient solid oxide technology. Solid oxide... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 26, 2024
Romania's largest chemical group, Chimcomplex, plans to expand energy capacities it ats A6 Dej platform through an extensive modernisation of a power plant that currently operates on biomass. Once the upgrade is complete, the plant is set to generate up to 80 MW of electric and thermal energy, which will be harnessed within a new chemical processing factory. At the end... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 26, 2024
Sir John Armitt, chair of the UK's National Infrastructure Commission, has told Chancellor Jeremy Hunt that Whitehall is taking "too long" in deciding how to best support private investment for decarbonisation of the electricity sector, reports the Financial Times. The publication said it has seen a letter in which Armitt also calls for "greater urgency" on developing... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 26, 2024
Injecting biomethane in gas grids today can be a cumbersome process in many European countries. This hinders market access for the main renewable gas available today. However, the current status is set to change thanks to the new Hydrogen and Decarbonised Gas Package. If implemented correctly, the new set of measures will soon remove barriers to injection and unlock... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 23, 2024
Last month, TotalEnergies commissioned the BioBéarn biogas production unit in Mourenx in the south-west of France. The facility has an annual production capacity of 160 gigawatt hours (GWh). BioBéarn has been built on a 7-hectare former brownfield site in the center of the Lacq basin and represents TotalEnergies' 18th biogas production unit in France. The unit will... [Read More]


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