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Sep 24, 2021
EQTEC establishes joint venture with ewerGy in Greece
Biomass News
Sep 24, 2021
Eleven thermal plants around Delhi, India, have been directed to co-fire with biomass pellets. The Centre’s air quality commission has directed all 11 thermal power plants within a 300-kilometre (km) radius of Delhi to co-fire biomass pellets with coal, noting this could utilise millions of tonnes of biomass, helping to address the issue of stubble burning. Paddy... [Read More]

Features
Sep 24, 2021
Canada is now home to more than 270 biogas plants. Here, the Canadian Biogas Association delves into the reasons behind the industry’s impressive growth. After a record-setting decade that saw the number of biogas projects in Canada grow by nearly 50%, Canada’s biogas sector is bracing for another decade of rapid growth. The torrid pace of 2011- 2020 has resulted... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 24, 2021
Drax said it aims to source 80% of the construction materials and services needed to deliver its bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) technology from the UK supply chain. The ambition includes all construction materials needed as part of the development of the multi-billion-pound project, such as steel, pipes, heat pumps, electricals, and insulation, as... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 23, 2021
Water company Aqualia is now producing biogas at the Guijuelo wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Spain. The new biofactory project in Salamanca, north-western Spain, transforms waste generated by the agri-food industry, together with sludge from the WWTP, into energy, biofuels, bioplastics and biofertilisers. The 3,000 tons of biowaste treated at the facility,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 23, 2021
Industry associations and businesses in the UK anaerobic digestion (AD) sector have written to COP26 President Alok Sharma, urging him to support the industry. Organisations including ADBA, CNG Fuels, the National Farmers’ Union, Severn Trent and the Energy Networks Association are among the signatories of the letter, which highlights AD’s potential in achieving... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 23, 2021
Keenan Recycling has celebrated full national waste collection coverage in the UK, despite nationwide driver shortages. The waste management firm, which reduces the amount of waste going to landfill by collecting and recycling organic material, has invested over £4 million in new trucks in the last 12 months, adding six new depots, and recruiting around 25% more drivers. Following... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 22, 2021
Arla Sweden and Gasum have decided to expand their current biogas partnership, following increased support for the industry from the Swedish Government On 17 September, the government announced biogas production investment support of kr500 million (€49 million) by 2022, followed by kr700 million (€68 million) by 2023-2024, proposed in the autumn budget this year.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 22, 2021
Green sources of CO2 captured at bioenergy with carbon and capture and storage (BECCS) and green gas plants could bolster the UK's CO2 supply, according to the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA). Volatile global gas prices have demonstrated the urgent need to diversify and decarbonise the UK’s domestic energy system, said the Association.... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 22, 2021
A new research and demonstration facility aimed at accelerating the development of low-carbon, market-ready bioenergy products and carbon-negative energy systems has opened at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Building on work conducted at UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre (CERC) over the past 15 years, the $8 million (€5.3 million) Biorefining Research... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 21, 2021
FortisBC Energy has reopened its RNG programme to customers, following a temporary pause due to soaring demand. FortisBC first launched the RNG initiative in 2011 and was the first utility in North America to offer RNG to its customers as a simple way to lower their greenhouse gas emissions. As more customers saw the value of RNG as a carbon-neutral energy source, demand... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 21, 2021
Ireland needs a ‘whole of energy’ approach to the future, including repurposing the gas network to carry biomethane and hydrogen, Ervia’s CEO, Cathal Marley, told a conference last week. Ervia provides strategic national gas and water infrastructure and services through its subsidiaries, including Gas Networks Ireland (GNI). The company appointed Marley as CEO... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 21, 2021
Energy infrastructure company Redexis will supply renewable gas (biomethane) to Zaragoza Transport Consortium buses in the city of Zaragoza, the capital of Spain’s Aragon region. The new Scania buses are operated by Alsa Agreda in its gas station at the Zaragoza Taxi Cooperative Service Station. The station is connected to the Redexis gas pipeline network, ensuring... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 21, 2021
Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC), a global power plant operation and maintenance and technical service provider, has signed a major contract with district heating company Fjernvarme Fyn for the gas conversion of an old coal-fired boiler unit at its facility in Odense, Denmark. Unit 7 at Fyn Power Station, originally built by Burmeister and Wain Energy,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 21, 2021
KPA Unicon will supply a 40 MW bio-boiler plant to Adven, an energy and water solutions provider in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Under the contract, KPA Unicon will deliver the boiler plant to the Naantali harbour area in western Finland. Delivery includes the 10 MW Unicon Renegrate bio-boiler plant and back-up and peak load boilers (2 x 10 MW). The facility... [Read More]

Features
Sep 20, 2021
Bioenergy Insight speaks to EQTEC’s CEO, David Palumbo, about gasification, the green recovery, and hydrogen’s role in a net-zero future. Could you tell our readers about yourself and your background in the energy industry? Over the last 15 years, I have founded and co-founded several companies across various industries, particularly in finance and technology.... [Read More]


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