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Dec 2, 2022
Envirotec: Magnetic field “boosts biogas production”
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Dec 1, 2022
University of Maine researchers have devised a roadmap to recruit more women into the forestry industry, and particularly the bioenergy sector. The team, led by Abigayl “Abby” Novak, a master’s student in forest resources at the BioEnergy Lab of the School of Forest Resources (SFR), found that attracting and retaining women in bioenergy and related fields - including... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 30, 2022
Shell Petroleum has acquired 100% shareholding of Nature Energy Biogas for nearly $2 billion (€ 1.9 billion). Nature Energy, based in Denmark, is a producer of renewable natural gas (RNG) from agricultural, industrial and household waste. By purchasing the shares in Nature Energy, Shell will acquire the largest RNG producer in Europe, its portfolio of cash generative... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 30, 2022
The first green and Danish-produced biogas from the plant in Kværs has been sent to the gas network. The facility can annually produce over 20 million m3 of biogas and displaces a corresponding amount of natural gas from the Danish energy system. Thus, Nature Energy has put its 13th plant in Denmark into operation. “It is a milestone for us, but first and foremost... [Read More]

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Nov 29, 2022
Residents living along one of the proposed transportation routes for the Deal Farm biogas plant have voiced their anger over the plans, reported Diss Express. The group of neighbours, who live along Algar Road in Fersfield, are incredulous that a route close to their homes is being considered as a route for heavy good vehicles (HGVs) serving the planned anaerobic digester... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 28, 2022
The Indian micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) ministry has written to the National Industrial Classification (NIC) cell under the development commissioner (DC) office for "necessary action" of including biomass pellet manufacturing under NIC codes. It also said portable petrol pumps and drone manufacturing should be included. The Financial Express reported that... [Read More]

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Nov 26, 2022
This year's final edition of Bioenergy Insight is now available to read - and as an end-of-year treat, we are providing premium access for free, for this issue only! Features include an exclusive regional focus on Africa and Asia, a full report on the European Biogas Conference, an interview with Chris Huhne, chairman of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 25, 2022
REN Energy has received approval from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary in British Columbia, Canada for the development of its Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) facility in Fruitvale. “We are grateful for the incredible support of Ali Grieve at the Regional District, Steve Morissette, mayor of Fruitvale and MLA, Katrine Conroy,” said Phil Viggiani, CEO of REN Energy. “We... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 25, 2022
Evolving cleantech and gold mine development company Minnova Corp. is pleased to announce positive biomass gasification test results and other business development opportunities. It reported positive gasification test results for corn stover from Romania and Pineapple waste from Costa Rica, with over 50% H2 content in syngas achieved. Following on from that, it has identified... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 25, 2022
Metacon has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abwasserverband Kempten (Allgäu) ("AVKE"), based in Kempten, Germany regarding cooperation in the field of local, off-grid green hydrogen production from biogas using wastewater as methane source. A hydrogen centre will be built on the site of AVKE to which Metacon will supply a mid-size HHG hydrogen generator... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 24, 2022
Diageo Plc’s East African unit is using macadamia shells, sugar bagasse and coffee and rice husks to produce electricity at factories in Kenya and Uganda, moving it closer to net-zero status eight years ahead of schedule, according to Bloomberg. East African Breweries Plc, which contributes about 1% of Kenya’s gross domestic product, had a 2030 target to run operations... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 24, 2022
EQTEC plc, a global technology innovator that powers distributed, decarbonised, new energy infrastructure through its waste-to-value solutions for hydrogen, biofuels and energy generation has announced that its Market Development Centre (MDC) in Italy is set to commence operations in December. The plant will showcase EQTEC technology to prospective clients including industrial,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 24, 2022
Through its CI Advanced Bioenergy Fund I, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has secured two sites to construct two large industrial-scale biogas plants in Catalonia, Spain (La Sentiu and Linyola). The La Sentiu project has been appointed a project of strategic importance by the Catalan government, which CIP said mplies that the permit application for the plant... [Read More]

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Nov 23, 2022
Japanese trading house Mitsui is seeking carbon storage sites across Asia Pacific as it aims to sequester 15 million tonnes per year by 2035 for companies in Japan. To date, Japan has shown limited potential for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects, which has prompted Mitsui - and other Japanese firms, such as Inpex - to hunt for suitable sites across Asia Pacific.... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 23, 2022
Rio Tinto said it has proven the effectiveness of its low-carbon iron-making process using ores from its mines in Australia in a small-scale pilot plant in Germany, and is now planning the development of a larger-scale pilot plant to further assess its potential to help decarbonise the steel value chain. The process, known as BioIron™, uses raw biomass instead of metallurgical... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 23, 2022
The former site of the Great Northern paper mill in Millinocket, Maine, US, could be a new hub for the production of industrial-grade wood pellets to be sold on a global scale, reported BDN. Our Katahdin, the non-profit group that owns the site, announced on 21 November that it is making plans to turn the former site of the Great Northern paper mill into a forest products... [Read More]


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