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Aug 5, 2022
Biogas production begins in Chipinge, Zimbabwe
Biomass News
Aug 5, 2022
The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UCEH) is leading new UK-wide trials of crops and trees which can be used to produce sustainable energy from plant material. Widespread cultivation of biomass crops in the UK could remove significant amounts of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere during photosynthesis, the organisation said. There is potential to store this... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 5, 2022
Drax has signed an agreement with Princeton Standard Pellet Corporation (PSPC) to acquire its pellet plant in Princeton, British Columbia, Canada. The plant has the capacity to produce 90,000 tonnes of wood pellets a year, primarily from sawmill residues. Around half of the output from the plant - which has been operating since 1995 - is currently contracted to Drax. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 4, 2022
The Biomass Feedstocks Innovation Programme, created by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), has awarded £37 million (€44.1m) to New Energy Farms (NEF) for an innovative research programme to introduce new high biomass perennial grasses into the UK and to develop novel methods of multiplying and establishing high biomass crops. The... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 4, 2022
Grant specialist Catax has revealed a hydrogen fuel pioneer has secured €295 (£247k) funding to perfect carbon capture technology that will help mitigate the environmental impact of its waste-to-hydrogen plants. Compact Syngas Solutions (CSS) has won €294,487 (£246,568) from the Hydrogen BECCS (bioenergy with carbon capture and storage) Innovation Programme, run... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 4, 2022
Nottingham City Transport has taken delivery of its first new biogas double deck buses from its latest £7 million investment in 23 brand new buses. NCT already operates the world’s largest fleet of biogas double decks in the world at 120 buses. The biogas buses already run on three quarters of NCT’s double deck services, and the current fleet has covered over... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 3, 2022
Acorn Bioenergy hopes to build an anaerobic digestion plant on land at Fearn Aerodrome in Scotland - a former World War Two military air base. It proposes to build five digestion tanks as a means to convert agricultural waste into fuel. Parts of the site near Balintore are already an industrial estate. The plan would form part of a larger scheme  involving sites... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 3, 2022
UK-based CPL Industries has delivered the first commercial trial of ecoke® to Sidenor's Electric Arc Furnace production site at Basauri, Spain. CPL Industries said this represents an expansion in its penetration of "hard-to-abate and energy-intensive industries". Its ecoke® product was developed during the final months of 2021. It is a manufactured fuel containing... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 3, 2022
Anaergia has announced it has signed a contract to supply good waste treatment system for Singapore's Tuas Nexus Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF). Anaergia is an end-to-end solution provider for extracting organics from waste, implementing anaerobic digestion, upgrading biogas, producing feritiliser and cleaning water. The facility will be Singapore's... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 2, 2022
Storengy, the developer behind an anaerobic digester plant that has proved controversial to residents in the village of Bressingham in Norfolk, UK, has promised there are "no plans" to increase feedstock volumes at the plant - but failed to entirely rule out the possibility. In July, the company announced it would be reducing the amount of feedstock travelling to the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 2, 2022
Australia’s largest brick-making company Brickworks has said a final investment decision on whether to proceed with a $20 million-plus (€13.5m) bioenergy plant to help power a Sydney manufacturing facility is likely to occur in the next year as it steps up work on a project with ASX-listed Delorean Corporation. Brickworks and Delorean, a specialist operator in... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 2, 2022
NextChem has been awarded a contract by Storengy to deliver an advanced basic engineering study for a waste wood and solid recovered fuel conversion plant to produce biomethane. The final investment decision for the project is targeted as the end of 2022. Once it is granted the related permitting, NextChem - in association with another subsidiary of Maire Tecnimont... [Read More]

Features
Aug 1, 2022
Colin Ley reports on how uncertainty in Ukraine is having an impact on new investment in the region. Surveying the future state of bioenergy in Scandinavia and the Baltics inevitably requires an assessment of what is happening right now in Ukraine and the threat that Russian aggression poses to the longer-term sovereign status of Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 1, 2022
Western New York Energy (WNYE) has completed a $38 million (€37m) expansion to produce high purity alcohol products under the ClearSource brand. The ClearSource brand includes pharmaceutical, industrial and beverage-grade alcohol using New York farm corn and a natural fermentation process. The company sources corn locally and produces everything onsite to reduce... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 1, 2022
The Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SLSEA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have jointly hosted a workshop on the second phase of its "Biomass Energy 2022" initiative. Sri Lanka aims to be a nation more resilient to shocks in the energy sector by 2030. the objective is to increase the power generation capacity of the country from the current... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 1, 2022
Japanese group Kuaray,  manufacturer of chemicals, fibres and other materials, aims to build a new plant for liquid rubber in the US under a a strategic capital investment programme to 2026, according to its 2022 annual report. It is also targeting further development of liquid rubber made from biomass-derived materials. The planned US plant is included within... [Read More]


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