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Jun 11, 2021
J V Energen’s new carbon capture facility officially opened
Biomass News
Jun 11, 2021
An air permit modification has been issued for Enviva’s Sampson facility in Sampson County, North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s (NCDEQ) Division of Air Quality issued the final permit, which adds equipment to control emissions of volatile organic compound (VOC) and hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) from the existing pellet presses,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 11, 2021
On 8 June, Frontline BioEnergy delivered the final module of the Stine pyrolysis plant to the project site in Redfield, Iowa. The Stine pyrolysis project, a collaboration between Stine Seed Farms and Frontline BioEnergy, will transform biomass into biochar and bio-oil. Frontline took the project from conception through detailed engineering and fabrication. Work on... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 11, 2021
A new biomass plant in Canada is now in full operation, providing heat and hot water to Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Burnaby campus and around half of the UniverCity community. The plant has drastically reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, said the university, making it a leader in the use of green energy with one of the smallest GHG footprints of any university... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 10, 2021
Altri’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenvolt – Energias Renovaveis, has agreed with Equitix Group to acquire Tilbury Green Power Holdings. Tilbury Green Power owns a fully operational biomass power plant with a net design capacity of 46.3 MW located in the port of Tilbury, Essex, UK. Ownership will be split between the firms, with Greenvolt taking 51% and 49% going... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 10, 2021
Blue Planet Environmental Solutions, based in Singapore, has acquired Qube Renewables, a firm specialising in biogas systems. Marking its third acquisition this year, Qube Renewables has a successful track record in designing, building and deploying small-scale energy generating systems powered by biogas. These systems are especially suited to rural areas or developing... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 10, 2021
Drax Group will use Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering’s (MHI) carbon capture technology under a long-term contract. The agreement for Drax to use Mitsubishi’s Advanced KM DCR process™ would be the largest deployment of negative emissions in power generation anywhere in the world. The contract, which combines UK innovation and world-leading Japanese technology,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 9, 2021
Tanjung Bruas Port, a member of MMC Group, has started wood pellet shipments from its terminal in Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia. This marks the first-ever shipment of wood pellets through the port. A total volume of 10,200 tonnes of pellets was shipped from Tanjung Bruas Port on 29 April and arrived safely in the Port of Gunsan, South Korea, on 9 May. Going forward, pellet... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 9, 2021
Wessex Water trucks powered by sewage and food waste will hit UK roads this summer. Each truck converted from diesel to biomethane achieves a carbon saving equivalent to removing more than 100 cars from the road. Following in the footsteps of Bristol’s famous ‘poo bus’, which was the first in the UK to powered by biomethane, the new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs)... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 9, 2021
Biodegradable wastes will be collected from a new £20 million (€23 million) cheese project in Wales and turned into biogas. Thanks to Welsh Government funding, the new project – Mona Island Dairy Factory - will produce Welsh and continental cheeses in a 25,000 square-foot facility based in Mona Industrial Park on Anglesey. A £3 million (€3.4 million) grant... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 8, 2021
Greenleaf Power, backed by Denham Capital, has secured $36.7 million (€30.1 million) from East West Bank in biomass project funding. The financing for Greenleaf Power’s project was secured through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenleaf Biomass Holdings, and marks one of the largest biomass power project financings in North American history. The funds will be... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 8, 2021
AvantiGas, part of UGI International, has received its first delivery of bio-LPG from Ekobenz under their new partnership. Ekobenz specialises in the catalytic conversion of bioethanol to bio-gasoline and bio-LPG. Based in Poland, it is the first and currently only company in Europe that has successfully commercialised bio-LPG production based on advanced bioethanol... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 8, 2021
Irish firm Henderson Foodservice has unveiled a new £16 million (€18.5 million) warehouse facility and announced anaerobic digestion (AD) plans. The new facility forms part of an ongoing re-development of Henderson Group’s Mallusk complex, which began last year. The Foodservice team has accelerated the move to the 190,000 square-foot ambient and chilled distribution... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 8, 2021
An eight-unit apartment complex with a biomass district heating system has been opened in Yellowknife, Canada. The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) announced the opening at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on 4 June. The $2.2 million (€1.49 million) building will be the first public housing in Yellowknife to use a biomass district heating system. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 7, 2021
Liquind 27/4 and EnviTec Biogas have signed a contract for the sale of bio-LNG. The bio-LNG will be produced in a new liquefaction plant, which will be built by EnviTec in Güstrow, Germany. Liquind is in charge of organising the transport and distribution of bio-LNG to heavy-duty customers at its truck fuelling stations. EnviTec is already operating a biogas production... [Read More]

Features
Jun 7, 2021
The critical role of legislation in tackling the UK’s food waste crisis With the UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) capacity continuing to rapidly increase, Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, discusses the role legislation needs to play in slashing national food waste figures and explains why a landfill ban is critical to long-term success. Recent figures... [Read More]


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