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May 23, 2024
Air Liquide adopts charter for sustainable biomethane production
Biomass News
May 23, 2024
In reaction to recent scrutiny of the biomass power sector, in the media and in Parliament, the REA (Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology) has highlighted the ongoing importance of biomass power in reaching net zero. In a statement, Mark Sommerfield, deputy director of policy at the REA, said: “The Climate Change Committee (CCC), International Energy... [Read More]

Other News
May 23, 2024
The UK has a world-beating record in decarbonisation, with carbon emissions here plummeting faster from their all-time high than any other major economy, new analysis by Drax Electric Insights has found. The country’s carbon emissions have fallen by 52% since their peak in 1971, a more significant drop than any other comparable nation. The reduction in emissions contrasts... [Read More]

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May 22, 2024
Empire Diversified Energy (Empire) and Heartland Water Technology (Heartland) have announced a partnership with Empire Green Generation to develop a facility converting food waste into renewable hydrogen and carbon at the Port of West Virginia, US. The project is part of the Department of Energy's Appalachian Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub (ARCH2), and is expected to begin... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 22, 2024
KK Invest, DBC Invest and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners have entered into an agreement regarding the acquisition of the majority of the shares in Sindal Biogas. The plant is currently owned by KK Invest and DBC Invest. With Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, the purpose is to jointly develop, expand and operate the existing biogas plant as a continued hub for sustainable... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 22, 2024
Researchers from Aberystwyth University in Wales are exploring the potential of crops like willow and alder as alternative sources of income for farmers. The initiative is part of the Biomass Connect project, a UK-wide project that aims to assess the viability of biomass crops to improve farm revenues and environmental sustainability. It is funded by the Department for... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 21, 2024
Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) has announced the recapitalisation of Musser Biomass and Wood Products (Musser), a producer of premium reclaimed biomass wood fibre, by the Watermill Group. Located in Rural Retreat, Virginia in the US, Musser is a processor and distributor of ESG-Certified biomass products, including wood fibre, biochar, wood pellets and wood briquettes. Using... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 21, 2024
Energy transition infrastructure manager White Summit Capital has agreed to buy a majority stake in Ferbgas Renewable, a leading independent biomethane producer in Portugal dedicated to developing, building and operating biomethane plants. Ferbgas holds a project pipeline requiring around €200 million of investment, with its first two projects on track to start operating... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 21, 2024
Christian Cuenot, VP biomethane & bio-LNG, VARO Energy, talks to Bioenergy Insight about VARO's innovative work, ahead of his talk at this year's International Biogas Congress & Expo, to be held on 18-19 June in Brussels. Can you give us an introduction to VARO Energy and the work that you do? VARO Energy (VARO), a Switzerland-based private company,... [Read More]

Features
May 20, 2024
The 2024 Argus Biomass Conference brought together a gathering of biomass leaders on 23-25 April at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster, London. The event explored new innovations in the pellet market, new industrial applications of biomass, new procurement opportunities, and convened key companies and senior executives for three days of intensive networking. Theme... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 20, 2024
ENGIE's New Ventures programme - an investment fund for innovative startups - has invested in two companies in the renewables sector. The first is French startup CryocCollect. According to ENGIE, the firm has developed a highly efficient process for capturing the carbon that is released from biogas purification, as well as an innovative method for liquefying the resultant... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 20, 2024
The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) has highlighted the sustainability advantages of waste wood biomass following what it described as ‘scrutiny of biomass power [...] in the press’. This came after the Conservative Environment Network published a manifesto last week, supported by 32 parliamentarians, questioning the government’s policy on bioenergy and calling... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 20, 2024
Gasum has opened the world’s northernmost gas filling station in Rovaniemi, Finland. Gasum has already opened two other gas filling stations in Lapland - one in Keminmaa, Finland; and the other in Luleå, Sweden. The new station will enable the transport company UKK-Express, which operates in Northern Finland, to start using biogas for two gas vehicles this year. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 17, 2024
Following on from the success of last year’s International Biogas Congress & Expo, which attracted over 350 attendees from across the bio spectrum, this year’s edition promises to deliver yet another world-leading programme of presentations, knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities. On 18-19 June, Hotel Le Plaza in the heart of Brussels will host this year’s... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 17, 2024
Germany’s largest biogas producer EnviTec Biogas, has successfully completed two more biogas projects in the USA in Cassville, New York and Ellington, Connecticut. The two plants have been planned, designed and constructed by the company’s subsidiary, EnviTec Biogas USA Inc., over the past 18 months. EnviTec supplied South Jersey Industries (SJI), the owner of both... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 17, 2024
A biomethane plant located in Devon, South West England, has fallen into administration, four years after a worker died on site. Williand Biogas LLP has called in administrations, having failed to attract investment to keep it in operation. London-based administrators Moorfields Advisory Ltd are attempting to sell the leasehold of the business’s plant at Cullompton. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 17, 2024
Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema, US senators for the state of Arizona, have announced more than $3.7 million (€3.4 million) in Wood Innovations Funds, designed to support projects preserving the state's forest lands. The fund is earmarked for wood innovations projects across Northern Arizona that are designed to preserve Arizona's forest lands and boost the state's wood... [Read More]

Features
May 16, 2024
STX Group recently announced an innovative partnership with BioValue. Sead Keric, managing partner of renewable gas at STX Group, reveals more. STX Group is a leading global environmental commodity trader and climate solutions provider, which is committed to accelerating the global transition towards a low-carbon economy. It sees renewable natural gas (RNG) as instrumental... [Read More]


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