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Jan 16, 2023
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Jan 9, 2023
Bioenergy Europe explains the new documentation for ENplus® — the quality certification scheme for wood pellets that certifies the entire supply chain, from the early stages of production to the delivery process The world-leading certification scheme for wood pellet quality, ENplus®, has published new documentation, which brings in enhanced procedures, an expanded... [Read More]

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Jan 3, 2023
Chris Huhne, chairman of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) told Bioenergy Insight about its work, challenges and the progress that is possible. Northern Ireland (NI) is the “best-placed part of the UK to produce the most biogas and biomethane,” Huhne told Bioenergy Insight. It has the potential of 80% of its gas demand being met in this... [Read More]

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Jan 2, 2023
What first drew you to this industry?“For over 18 years I worked as a mechanic in the car industry, growing to run my garage eventually. Seeing the future of cars going down the electrical route and already attending more training courses in diagnostics than I like to remember, plus spending a small fortune on diagnostic equipment, I decided I’d had enough. “However,... [Read More]

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Dec 19, 2022
Tyler Warman — site manager at the Suffolk-based plant, which is operated by specialist AD operators and service providers Eco Verde Energy (EVE) — explained how the team’s approach to pre-empting any issues which could lead to downtime has resulted in the 12MW plant achieving a 97% average output over the last four months. “Downtime is costly for any AD plant,”... [Read More]

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Dec 12, 2022
Bioenergy Insight spoke to Kevin Vandewalle, sales director at VYNCKE, who gave a comprehensive picture of its business model, its agility during challenging times and ongoing technological innovations. VYNCKE was established in 1912 in Flanders by Louis Vyncke, a blacksmith by trade. As Flanders’ flax industry was flourishing by the 1920s, so demand for steam boilers... [Read More]

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Dec 5, 2022
Anaergia is one of the world’s largest listed companies that produces biomethane from organic waste. It produces carbon-negative fuel, helping to reduce global carbon emissions and get the world to net-zero. Andrew Benedek, chairman and CEO at Anaergia, told us more. Can you tell me more about any recent technological developments, activity or products from Anaergia... [Read More]

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Nov 23, 2022
Lauma Kazuša, head of market analysis at SUEZ, analyses the state of the wood waste markets. Keeping people warm and businesses open is at the forefront of nearly every publication these days. We had winters and cold temperatures before, yet the world economy and geopolitical situation differed considerably. Wood waste is a commodity of choice in a few bioenergy and... [Read More]

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Nov 23, 2022
Bioenergy Insight attended the European Biogas Conference 2022, which took place in Brussels, Belgium, in October. There was a buzz in the atmosphere, and a real sense that now is the time for the industry to seize the agenda. One of the stand-out plenary sessions consisted of an EU Member State-specific update – from Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain (although... [Read More]

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Nov 21, 2022
Colin Ley examines the complications of the bioenergy sector in Asia and Africa. Assessing the late-2022 state of bioenergy progress in Africa and Asia inevitably involves looking at how these two multi-country continents are managing to cope with the eight-month-old energy shock created by Russia's invasion of Ukraine alongside the longer-term impact of climate change... [Read More]

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Nov 9, 2022
Yoshinobu is executive advisor at RENOVA. What first drew you to this industry? In 2004, a major Japanese power company contacted me asking if I have a source of biomass. I did not know anything about it. They said they wanted to co-fire at their coal-fired power plant in Kyoto prefecture, where Kyoto Protocol was discussed — and was in place in 1997 at COP3. This... [Read More]

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Nov 7, 2022
Dr Ahmet Aksoz of Sivas Cumhuriyet University, presents the case for a hybrid solution, utilising biogas and solar technologies. With the increase in population and urbanisation, the consumption of fossil fuels has increased. That causes carbon emissions and other environmental pollution. The energy demand in cities, especially in remote areas, has increased drastically.... [Read More]

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Oct 31, 2022
Jorg-Peter Lindner, technical sales manager - mixing technology specialist at SPX FLOW, explores technology surrounding mixing processes. There are now over 9,600 biogas plants in Germany. A large part of Germany's power supply is generated through renewable energy sources (42.1% through renewable energy in the power, heating and transport sectors). Biogas alone provided... [Read More]

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Oct 26, 2022
Colin Ley examines the challenges and optimism within the Canadian biomass industry. Bioenergy developers in Canada have pretty much had to make their own opportunities in the past, often working to advance the industry without the focus of funding and regulatory attention often given to other parts of the climate change and renewable energy community. How much... [Read More]

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Oct 11, 2022
Paques, a world leader in the development and construction of cost-effective purification systems for wastewater and gases, has reduced downtime by deploying APEX, Qdos and Bredel pumps at one of its anaerobic industrial effluent treatment systems in Brazil Paques, which has headquarters in the Netherlands, helps companies to reduce fresh water intake, decrease... [Read More]


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