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Jul 9, 2020
Bioenergy Europe welcomes EU Strategy for Energy System Integration
Biogas News
Jul 9, 2020
Dutch company Rolande has opened the first of five compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) filling stations in Germany. The new station in the city of Ulm is equipped for the use of bio-LNG. Before the end of 2020, Rolande aims to open stations with partners in Dortmund, Duisburg, Grasdorf, Lubeck and Ziesar - further expansion is planned for 2021. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 9, 2020
International resource management company Geminor has announced plans to import 50,000 tonnes of waste wood into the UK for recycling. The first shipment of treated waste wood arrived in the UK from Norway, representing the start of a steady stream of waste wood into the UK market. The loads of waste wood managed by Geminor will be used in the domestic biomass market... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 8, 2020
Viridor has been acquired by leading global investment firm KKR for £4.2 billion (€4.6 billion) and announced plans for three new UK energy recovery facilities. Phil Piddington, who has been managing director of the UK recycling and energy recovery infrastructure firm since 2016, will take on the role of CEO. Piddington said KKR recognised the strategic value of... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 8, 2020
Moldova is using UK green technology to upgrade 19 heat-only boiler plants that will run on home-grown Miscanthus biomass fuel. The plants will generate 55,000 megawatt-hours (MWh) per year, providing thermal heat energy to 5,500 flats, 110 houses, 40 businesses, 12 kindergartens, 25 education facilities, and eight medical institutions. The project, hailed as one... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 8, 2020
Chevron is partnering with Californian natural gas retailer Clean Energy Fuels on Adopt-a-Port, an initiative that provides truck operators serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with renewable natural gas (RNG) to reduce emissions. Chevron will provide funding for Adopt-a-Port and supply RNG to Clean Energy Fuels’ stations near the ports. The funding will... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 8, 2020
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation has partnered with enviro-tech firm CleanBay Renewables to produce sustainable renewable natural gas (RNG). The firms will produce poultry litter-derived RNG, which will generate greenhouse gas (GHG) credits associated with vehicular usage and provide Chesapeake Utilities with the opportunity to bring additional RNG to its Delmarva operations... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 7, 2020
Golar Power has signed an agreement with Galileo Technologies to develop bio-derived liquefied natural gas (bio-LNG) in Brazil. The agreement covers the provision of LNG liquefaction solutions to support the development of its small-scale LNG distribution initiatives. The agreement between the two firms includes the introduction of a new clean fuel source through the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 7, 2020
BP will purchase biomethane produced by Enagás’ subsidiary, Bioengas, as part of a wider collaboration between the two firms. Enagás and BP have signed an agreement to promote emission reduction projects in Spain. The agreement will see the firms promote the development of projects in three key areas: the promotion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 7, 2020
BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading wholesale and retail groups, has become the first fast-moving consumer goods company in the country to launch a fleet of biogas powered vehicles. The group, which owns and operates SPAR, EUROSPAR, Londis, MACE, and XL, has launched an initial fleet of two heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) fuelled with biogas in place of traditional diesel... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 6, 2020
Biomethane can reach even carbon-negative levels of carbon dioxide reductions in transport, according to the European Biogas Association (EBA). The EBA said biomethane is readily available, scalable, and contributes to maintaining a strong car industry within the EU, but that it is crucial to “untap” the valuable role of biomethane on an equal footing with electric... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 6, 2020
A new report by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has outlined the additional action still needed to put the EU on track to halve food loss and waste by 2030. According to the group, food waste is estimated to cost the EU economy around €143 billion per year and is responsible for 15% of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the food supply... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 6, 2020
Danone has announced the ‘landmark’ carbon-neutral certification of its baby formula production facility in Wexford, Ireland. The certification by the Carbon Trust, an independent global climate change and sustainability consultancy, marks an industry-leading milestone and is a step towards Danone’s target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The facility... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 3, 2020
Statkraft has extended a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Greencoat Capital’s Sleaford biomass plant in Lincolnshire, UK. Greencoat Capital is one of the UK’s largest investors in the renewable energy market, owning and operating projects in a range of sectors including bioenergy, onshore wind and solar PV. Statkraft previously entered into a long-term PPA... [Read More]

Features
Jul 2, 2020
Introducing GoodChips® — the first international certification scheme for wood chips. Wood chips have been produced and traded worldwide for decades. In the 1960s, the first transoceanic shipments of wood chips hinted at a boost of their industrial use, which turned out to be the reality today. According to Bioenergy Europe, wood chips represent 50% of all the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 2, 2020
EQTEC Iberia SL, the wholly-owned subsidiary of technology solution firm EQTEC, which specialises in waste gasification to energy projects, has agreed to work with Carbon Sole Group on green energy solutions in Ireland. Under the collaboration framework agreement, the two firms will jointly participate in projects in Ireland involving biogas and district heating, waste-to-energy... [Read More]


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