May 20, 2022
In conversation with Philipp Lukas
May 13, 2022
Mavitec Green Energy continues to develop its innovative depackaging solutions and is now introducing a Paddle Washer to clean plastic waste and reduce costs. Due to growing food waste issues globally, the need for smart and efficient depackaging solutions has arguably never been more important. Mavitec, a Dutch designer and producer of high-quality recycling processes... [Read More]

May 6, 2022
Umwelt- und Ingenieurtechnik GmbH Dresden introduces its new biogas test plant, BTP2-control. A new standard biogas test plant (BTP), BTP2- control, complete with an internal gas quality measurement system, has been launched by Umwelt- und Ingenieurtechnik GmbH Dresden (UIT). UIT has been providing biogas test plants for decades. The latest plant, BTP2 control,... [Read More]

Apr 21, 2022
Delorean Corporation aims to be recognised as Australia and New Zealand’s leading emerging renewable energy generator and retailer. Here, the company speaks to Bioenergy Insight about its AD plans. Operating in two of Australia’s highest growth industries — renewable energy and waste management — Delorean Corporation has its sights firmly set on anaerobic digestion... [Read More]

Apr 12, 2022
Bjørn Halvard Knappskog, CEO of alternative fuel producer Arbaflame, highlights the benefits of increased biomass use in a volatile market. Over the past year, Europe has faced the highest energy prices in recent memory, almost quadrupling across most markets. Governments have stepped in to reduce the impact on consumers. In Norway, for example, the government is directly... [Read More]

Apr 8, 2022
By Colin Ley. Less than three weeks ago, I was working towards my early-March deadline with every intention of celebrating the return to more normal production and trading patterns than we’ve seen since Covid emerged at the end of 2019. Looking at the US market, in particular, there were definite signs of an upturn in bioenergy optimism and investment, driven in part... [Read More]

Apr 4, 2022
Gary Moore, director for global business development at UNTHA shredding technology, discusses pioneering shredding systems for bioenergy production. It may be becoming an increasingly mature market, but that doesn’t mean innovation is stifling in the world of bioenergy. Operators’ ever-more sophisticated requirements, and manufacturers’ passion to drive change... [Read More]

Apr 1, 2022
Mark Sommerfeld, head of power and flexibility at the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) and Freddie Kellett, policy analyst, comment exclusively for Bioenergy Insight. The UK is currently in the grips of an unprecedented fossil gas price rise, pushing consumer and industrial energy bills to levels that will almost certainly cause the worst... [Read More]

Mar 25, 2022
Bioenergy is a precious resource for the benefit of climate change and the creation of a circular economy, says Turboden, part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group. Representing 57% of the renewable energy consumed, bioenergy is the main source of renewable energy used in Europe. The sector plays an important role in contributing to Europe’s excellence in renewable... [Read More]

Mar 23, 2022
Yoshinobu Kusano, executive advisor & director of Renova’s biomass fuel department, shares his thoughts on plans to phase down coal. “Coal is being phased down.” This was the message from COP26 in Glasgow. The Japanese Government, together with other participants at the conference, pledged this official commitment to the world. To hold this commitment, biomass... [Read More]

Mar 21, 2022
Active Energy Group’s CEO, Michael Rowan, speaks to Bioenergy Insight about the recent testing of its CoalSwitch™ fuel and plans to increase production. Active Energy Group (AEG), headquartered in London, has been busy developing its innovative CoalSwitch™ fuel to help utilities cut emissions. In April last year, Bioenergy Insight spoke with the company’s... [Read More]

Mar 9, 2022
As CEO of Nature Energy, Ole Hvelplund plays an important role in the global biogas sector. Where were you educated, and what was your first job? I hold a master’s degree in economics from Aarhus University in Denmark. My first job was as a marketing coordinator for a Danish telephone company. Back then, the internet wasn’t developed and digital transformation... [Read More]

Mar 1, 2022
Reliable and simple: additional revenue through Europe-wide biomethane trading with bmp greengas. Funding or no funding? Certification or no certification? Short- or long-term contracts? Biomethane trading is less time-consuming if, as a plant operator, you are working with experts. bmp greengas is a major European biomethane marketer helping with engineering, certification... [Read More]

Feb 24, 2022
By James Westcott chief commercial officer at Gasrec. To say that 2021 was a busy year for Gasrec would be something of an understatement. The last 12 months seem to have flashed by in the blink of an eye and yet so much has happened for the company, and the industry as a whole, as demand for bio-LNG and bio-CNG as a transport fuel continues to go from strength to strength. Stronger... [Read More]

Feb 21, 2022
Dr Alan Knight, director of sustainability, Drax Group. Bioenergy has a vital role to play in keeping the 1.5˚C goal alive. Its unique ability to deliver reliable, renewable power that displaces fossil fuels, combined with carbon capture and storage (CCS) to permanently remove CO2 from the atmosphere, makes it an essential component in global efforts to address the... [Read More]

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