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Jan 22, 2021
UK gas grid companies set out plans for building hydrogen economy
Biogas News
Jan 22, 2021
Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) has received permission to build a renewable gas injection facility in County Cork, Ireland. An Bord Pleanála approved the proposed development in Mitchelstown, following original planning permission granted by Cork County Council in May 2020. The new facility will have the capacity to receive renewable gas produced from farm and food... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 22, 2021
The Integrated Biogas Alliance (IBA) is in final stage development of a seven dairy, 16,500-head biogas project in Idaho. Working with EIP Ventures, the project represents the IBA’s first dairy biogas project in North America and is expected to close this quarter. “We’re excited to announce our first dairy biogas project,” said Christopher Maloney, president... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 22, 2021
A student from the University of Nottingham has won the inaugural Innovation Award for research into renewable energy from waste or related technologies. Sarah Farthing’s research was focused on understanding the feasibility of hydrothermal carbonisation as a treatment for anaerobic digestate. The award, run by Privilege Finance, celebrates the achievements of... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 21, 2021
Valmet will supply a biomass boiler plant for district heat production to Seinäjoen Energia Oy’s Kapernaum heat plant in Finland. The new boiler will enable the firm to increase its use of renewable fuels in its district heat production. Owned by the city of Seinäjoki, Seinäjoen Energia provides customers with electricity, district heating, and water supply.... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jan 21, 2021
British Columbia’s Port of Prince Rupert will benefit from a provincial investment of $25 million (€20.5 million) to improve and expand operations. The investment will support British Columbia and Canadian exporters’ competitiveness and opportunities in international trade. The Prince Rupert Port Authority recently announced it had set another record for annual... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 20, 2021
The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) met with Minister for Transport, Environment, Climate, and Communication Networks, Eamon Ryan T.D. to set out priorities for bioenergy in 2021. At the meeting, Minister Ryan reaffirmed the government’s ambition to decarbonise the Irish Energy system by reducing emissions by 7% per annum, surpassing EU targets. Paddy Phelan,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 20, 2021
Global service operator Ferrovial Servicios has chosen Waga Energy to produce biomethane at one of Spain’s largest landfills. The Can Mata landfill, near Barcelona, will be the first in Spain to use the WAGABOX purification technology, developed by Waga Energy to recover landfill gas in the form of biomethane, a renewable substitute for natural gas. It is the first... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 20, 2021
BCCK Holding Company (BCCK) is collaborating with Archaea Energy on a major landfill gas-to-RNG plant in Pennsylvania, US. BCCK, a leader in engineering, procurement, fabrication, and field construction services, signed an agreement with Archaea Energy to provide a 13,700 SCFM Style IV NiTech Nitrogen Rejection Unit (NRU). The firm’s patented technology performs... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 19, 2021
On 5 January, Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) signed two contracts to deliver biogas projects in France. Each plant in the region of Île-de-France features a wet anaerobic digestion plant and a membrane upgrading system to produce biomethane. One of the facilities will be built to a new design that HZI has developed for biogas installations generating 500 normal cubic metres... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 19, 2021
The California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded $2 million (€1.64 million) to 10 California Native American Tribes for climate and clean energy projects, including bioenergy plans. Awarded through the Tribal Government Challenge Planning Grant Programme and funded by the CEC and California Strategic Growth Council, the money will support projects that identify... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 19, 2021
Energy efficiency and renewable energy firm Ameresco has completed its McCarty Road landfill gas-to-RNG plant in Houston, Texas. Developed with Republic Services and U.S. Gain, the facility has a gross installed capacity of more than 1.1 million Dekatherms (1.099 British thermal units) per year and is capable of processing 4,500 standard cubic feet per metre of raw... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 19, 2021
Jernforsen, part of Danish firm Linka Group, has upgraded Swedish wood producer Vida’s heating system to use wood waste left over from production. The sustainable wood producer now only uses waste derived from production to heat both sawmills and drying ovens in the village of Nössemark in Sweden. The upgrade took place in collaboration with Jernforsen. The city’s... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 19, 2021
A biogas project in Italy developed by Entsorga Italia and Zenviro Tech US is complete. The Santhià plant is Entsorga’s first biogas facility utilising its state-of-the-art mechanical and biological treatment technology combined with Zenviro Tech’s anaerobic digestion (AD) technology. Christopher Maloney, president of the Integrated Biogas Alliance (IBA), of... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 18, 2021
UK water companies have joined forces in pledging to deliver a net-zero water supply for customers by 2030. Water UK is the first industry trade body to be made one of 20 official partners to the UNFCCC’s Race to Zero campaign, which aims to rally leadership across businesses, cities, regions, and investors for a healthy, resilient, zero-carbon recovery. Water... [Read More]

Features
Jan 18, 2021
In this exclusive case study, French company Vibrafloor explains how it supported its customers’ conversion from coal to biomass in South Korea. To reduce the use of fossil energy, in 2015 Yeongdong power station in South Korea decided to switch from coal to biomass. Since the early 1970s, the power station, composed of 8 units, has been a pillar of energy for the... [Read More]


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