Apr 19, 2021
Turning mixed waste into energy
Apr 14, 2021
Active Energy Group hopes to help utilities cut emissions with its unique CoalSwitch™ pellets. Bioenergy Insight editor Dawn Stephens-Borg speaks to CEO Michael Rowan to find out more. Based in the UK and with rapidly expanding operations in the US, Active Energy Group is making waves in the pellet industry. From its production facility in Lumberton, North Carolina... [Read More]

Apr 8, 2021
The Sustainable Resources Verifications Scheme (SURE) enables economic operators to prove sustainable use of biomass in electricity and heat production. SURE is a voluntary certification scheme which seeks recognition by the European Commission and by the competent authorities in the member states. A certification scheme tailor-made for RED II From the Kyoto... [Read More]

Apr 6, 2021
Seth Ginther, executive director at the US Industrial Pellet Association explores research that shows biomass supports forests, biodiversity, and communities across the southern US. The science is both clear and well-established that sustainable biomass is an indispensable technology for meeting national emissions goals, and preventing the worst effects of climate change.... [Read More]

Mar 30, 2021
Bruks Siwertell’s new conveyor technology bypasses traditional limits and has helped a wood pellet production facility in Quebec, Canada. Innovative air-cushioned conveyor technology from Bruks Siwertell is gaining momentum in the market due to its reduced operating and maintenance costs, as well as its clean, safe, and reliable materials handling capability. The... [Read More]

Mar 26, 2021
The early signs of the Biden Administration are encouraging for the bioenergy industry. Bioenergy leaders in the US once again have a President in the White House who believes in climate change and is committed to doing everything within his power to combat its impact on the world. While it is impossible, at this stage, to calculate what such a commitment will mean... [Read More]

Mar 24, 2021
The UK Government’s plan to end the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) this month will leave manufacturers without a financially viable green alternative to generate heat for many crucial industrial processes, according to biomass installation specialist NerG. Ending the non-domestic RHI could force businesses to seek out cheaper, non-renewable sources of... [Read More]

Mar 17, 2021
By John Hanselman, co-founder, chairman and CEO, Vanguard Renewables. The US has built its historic strength in large part from the efforts of our remarkable farming community. I am privileged to work with farmers every day, and I see their commitment to feeding the US and to being the best stewards of the land that they harvest. We at Vanguard Renewables have spent... [Read More]

Mar 10, 2021
Delving into the integration of biogas and bioethanol production in Argentina with Krieg & Fischer Ingenieure and Bioelectrica. Rio Cuarto biogas plant in Argentina demonstrates that biogas can successfully be included in the bioethanol value chain. Based on this project, anaerobic digestion (AD) offers a proven solution for thin stillage from corn-based ethanol... [Read More]

Mar 5, 2021
By Angela Sainz, communications manager at the European Biogas Association. In 2021, the EBA will continue working to ensure the full deployment of renewable gases in Europe and facilitate the recognition of their positive effect on agriculture, waste handling, and the transition towards an efficient circular economy. The EU is leading the way towards climate-neutrality... [Read More]

Mar 3, 2021
Liquefied biogas has enormous potential in decarbonising the transport sector, both on land and at sea. Gasum is determined to deliver for the Nordics. In the Nordics, Gasum has been working hard to deliver an extensive network of liquefied biogas (LBG) filling stations and decarbonise transport in the region. In the maritime sector, the company supported ESL Shipping... [Read More]

Feb 26, 2021
By Zoltan Elek, CEO of Landwärme. 2021 will be the year of new beginnings as we take the first step toward 2030, the next big milestone for the EU Green Deal. In 2019, Germany passed its very first climate protection law with binding ambitions. Now, new regulations are being put in place to achieve the self-imposed targets for 2030. Whereas the regulatory framework... [Read More]

Feb 22, 2021
How food and beverage companies can transform waste into energy, with Fluence Corporation. Food and beverage companies tend to consume a great amount of water and energy, while also producing a lot of waste. As consumers become more environmentally aware, corporations have started introducing sustainability initiatives aimed at reducing their carbon and water footprints. To... [Read More]

Feb 15, 2021
Jens Wolf, vice president and general manager of Europe, Enviva. The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed how societies, businesses, and governments view the world around them. Now more than ever, we understand that we are a part of a global community, a community that must come together to address our most important challenges. Whether those challenges are related... [Read More]

Feb 11, 2021
“Sector lobbying by national bioenergy associations is going to be extremely important." The exciting potential of 2020, as seen in January last year with the launch of the European Green Deal (EGD) and the EU’s energy transition towards being carbon neutral by 2050, was brutally and painfully destroyed by COVID-19. There is simply no way of avoiding that truth... [Read More]

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