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Dec 9, 2022
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Biomass News
Dec 9, 2022
A European-Union (EU)-imposed ban on imports of woody biomass from Russia has resulted in a seven-fold spike in Turkey's exports of wood pellets to EU Member States. This has caused concern that the bulk could be recertified material from Russia, Montel reported. The embargo was imposed in April 2022 as part of the EU's fifth round of sanctions against Russia. At that... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 9, 2022
The flexible Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant, supplied and built by the technology group Wärtsilä for the German public utility SachsenEnergie, has been commissioned and handed over for commercial operation. The plant was extensively tested to verify its reliability and performance before the hand-over in November 2022, the company said, and it will supply both 94... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 8, 2022
Green Rock Energy Partners LLC, a sustainable infrastructure-focused private equity firm, has announced an addition to its expanding portfolio of investments in the renewable energy space. It has acquired PSA South Hills Landfill Gas Venture LLC, a renewable natural gas (RNG) production facility located in South Park Township, Pennsylvania, and the purchase closed in... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 8, 2022
This recently launched EU project will demonstrate an innovative pathway for biomethane production at scale, based on the integration of sorption-enhanced gasification, methanation via catalytic fluidised-bed and high-temperature electrolysis, with the aim to contribute to the ambitious objectives of the REPowerEU Plan A multi-disciplinary and international team that... [Read More]

Policy News
Dec 7, 2022
The public are to be asked for their views regarding plans to build biogas plants near Elgin and Buckie, reported The Northern Scot. Public consultation events are being held later this week on the proposals by green energy firm Acorn Bioenergy. The company hopes to establish facilities producing biomethane, using distillery by-products as well as crops and waste from... [Read More]

Dec 7, 2022
Global Hydrogen intends to launch modular micro biogas plants on the market in 2023 and has entered into an agreement with Tarpol to design, build, test and evaluate the technology of a prototype of a modular GH200 micro biogas plant with a capacity of up to 5kW, the company announced. "The agreement with Tarpol is a step in the development of the second branch of the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 7, 2022
Scirocco Energy said its 50% owned joint venture EAG has entered into an exclusivity agreement to acquire a fully operational biogas plant, according to Proactive Investors. Due diligence is being undertaken by EAG on the special purpose vehicle (SPV) that owns the plant, which Scirocco said has been in production for seven years and generated underlying profits (EBITDA)... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 6, 2022
 Sunnyside’s city council in Washington, US, has approved an agreement with the Port of Sunnyside and Pacific Ag to construct infrastructure for a new renewable natural gas plant near Sunnyside. The plant will produce renewable natural gas, or biomethane. Pacific Ag, based in Oregon, uses crop residue and dairy manure from growers to produce biomethane, and will... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 6, 2022
The board of Sweden-based Scandinavian Biogas has told its shareholders to reject a proposed takeover offer by Norway’s Aneo Renewables. “The board of directors of Scandinavian Biogas Fuels International unanimously recommends the shareholders of the company not to accept Aneo Renewables mandatory offer of 15.45 Swedish crowns per share in cash,” the organisation... [Read More]

Biomass News
Dec 6, 2022
Sumitomo Heavy Industries has secured an order from Tosoh Corporation for a 74 MW-class wood biomass and recycled fuel-fired boiler, for the planned construction site at its Nanyo Complex in Shunan City - based on the engineering, procurement and construction contract. This facility is a boiler for a biomass power plant toward energy decarbonisation that is planned by... [Read More]

Features
Dec 5, 2022
Anaergia is one of the world’s largest listed companies that produces biomethane from organic waste. It produces carbon-negative fuel, helping to reduce global carbon emissions and get the world to net-zero. Andrew Benedek, chairman and CEO at Anaergia, told us more. Can you tell me more about any recent technological developments, activity or products from Anaergia... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 5, 2022
Essar Oil UK has announced plans to construct a £360 million (€418m) new carbon capture plant at its Stanlow in Cheshire, UK. The firm is investing over £1 billion (€1.16bn) into various energy efficiency, fuel-switching and carbon capture initiatives, as it aims to decarbonise its production processes significantly by 2030. The organisation said it will achieve... [Read More]

Biomass News
Dec 5, 2022
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been criticised by over 600 scientists across the world for the UK's use of bioenergy, in a letter that said the practice is destroying the "lungs of the earth", with "devastating impacts" on forests. Bioenergy divides scientific opinion due to the procuring of biomass, which can involve cutting down trees to turn into energy. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 5, 2022
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a reimbursable grant of $1 million (€947,000) to NewAfrica Impact Ltd to prepare two bioenergy plants in Ghana and Sierra Leone that will each output 5 megawatts of electricity and 11 megawatts of heat, reported Sustainable Energies. NewAfrica Impact is a renewable energy developer, investor and advisor, and... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 2, 2022
A magnetic field can help enhance the generation of synthetic biogas, according to new research. The researchers investigated the effects of a static magnetic field (SMF) in the presence of the additive titanium dioxide-foamed nickel (TiO2-FNi). It exhibits bioaffinity for the relevant methanogens during the anaerobic digestion and methanation of corn stover (which comprises... [Read More]


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