Jan 18, 2021
Out with the coal, in with the new
Jan 11, 2021
Modern appliances and air quality: Bioenergy Europe highlights bioenergy’s potential in domestic heating. The heating sector is one of the largest polluters in Europe and subsequently, is one sector which continues to lag in terms of decarbonisation. Buildings are responsible for about 40% of the EU’s energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions from energy.... [Read More]

Jan 4, 2021
Philipp Samland of UGN-Umwelttechnik explains how to enhance the carbon footprint of your biogas plant using its alternative to activated carbon. For more than 15 years, German company UGN-Umwelttechnik has delivered innovative, effective, and cost-efficient gas desulphurisation and purification solutions and sold desulphurisation and exhaust air purification systems,... [Read More]

Dec 21, 2020
Syed Nazim bin Syed Faisal, CEO of BiON, a major engineering and renewable energy solutions provider in Malaysia, discusses the country’s bioenergy potential. Could you tell our readers a bit about yourself and your background? I am an accountant by training and began my career in Audit at KPMG. I then became Strategic Planning Manager for Malaysia’s major shipping... [Read More]

Dec 11, 2020
Oliver Arnold of Arnold & Partner introduces the company’s ‘zero liquid discharge’ system, creating pellets from agricultural waste. Increasing livestock density globally is generating so much slurry that its nutrients cannot be spread on local farmland. Ground water contamination caused by over-fertilisation is lowering the acceptance of our agricultural... [Read More]

Dec 7, 2020
“This is a good time for energy sector players and governments to come together so that clean energy generation can thrive along with clean consumption with conservation.” Blending bioenergy potential in Asia and Africa into one regional review is always an enticing challenge with the obvious invitation to compare, and contrast, what on the surface are two quite... [Read More]

Nov 23, 2020
IES Biogas is investing heavily in the Southeast Asian biogas market. The Italian arm of Snam Group spoke to Bioenergy Insight about the region’s potential. Southeast Asia is one of the world’s fastest-growing economic regions. To support its development, access to affordable, secure, and sustainable energy will be crucial over the coming years. The International... [Read More]

Nov 16, 2020
O.C.O Technology has teamed up with Tilbury Green Power to recycle air pollution control residues at its biomass facility in London. Carbon capture specialist O.C.O Technology has secured a five-year contract to recycle the air pollution control residues (APCr) from the renewable energy facility operated by Tilbury Green Power (TGP). The contract marks a major step... [Read More]

Nov 9, 2020
Terravesta explains why Miscanthus is key to reaching net-zero in the UK by 2050. The growing global bioeconomy has an indispensable role in tackling the climate crisis, and key to delivering a low carbon economy is securing enough supply of sustainable raw materials and linking them with a near-industrial scale of various bio-based products and end-markets. Miscanthus... [Read More]

Nov 2, 2020
Could biochar be the solution for AD plants with minor gas yields? 4CleanTech, a joint venture between Biogas Clapton and CleanTech Leasing, shares its findings.   After investing in an AD plant, the majority of operators are confronted with the fact that the gas yield is not nearly as high as previously calculated. UK-based 4CleanTech sees biochar as a way to significantly... [Read More]

Oct 26, 2020
Giulia Cancian, policy director at Bioenergy Europe, looks at the future of bioenergy sustainability. The year 2020 marks the arrival point of the so-called 20-20-20 Strategy and the starting point at which to establish what the next decade’s energy mix will look like. Pressured by climate activists, citizens and global mass protests, EU decision-makers embraced an... [Read More]

Oct 16, 2020
“As the economy rebounds, BC’s rapidly growing clean fuel sector is poised to provide clean energy solutions, including low-carbon hydrogen, biofuels, and biomethane" The enormous promise of Canada’s bioenergy future is seen as having a major role to play in helping to rebuild the country’s economy from the devastation of COVID-19, with politicians at both Federal... [Read More]

Oct 9, 2020
FortisBC believes RNG is a viable avenue towards a lower carbon future. Here, the firm’s RNG account manager, Jenelle De La Cour, discusses its most recent developments. British Columbia has historically been among Canada’s most environmentally progressive jurisdictions and FortisBC, a major energy solutions provider, has been working to meet the expectations of... [Read More]

Oct 5, 2020
Joel Dulin of Biomass Engineering & Equipment explains the key components to running a lucrative pellet mill. While answering questions about his company’s machines, Biomass Engineering & Equipment’s president told the prospective customer: “Our conveyors aren’t cheap.” The man replied: “I can’t afford cheap.” After decades in the business, this... [Read More]

Sep 28, 2020
In 2019, Drax’s bioenergy with carbon capture use and storage (BECCS) pilot started capturing CO2 in a world-first with 100% biomass feedstock. Now, the firm wants to scale-up its BECCS operations to help the UK reach net-zero. BECCS is a pioneering process that produces renewable electricity while permanently removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. With a major... [Read More]

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