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Jul 24, 2024
Food waste recycling site helps local councils prepare for food waste collections
Biogas News
Jul 24, 2024
Large olive oil producers are entering the biomethane business in the province of Jaén in Spain. Four projects to produce biogas from alpeorujo are underway, with a joint investment of €137 million from the municipalities of Martos, Guarromán, Castellar and Mancha Real, financed through public-private collaboration. The Minister of Agriculture, Ramón Fernández... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 24, 2024
Cowboy Clean Fuels (CCF), an advanced climate tech and energy transition company, has closed approximately $13 million in Series B equity financing. This funding will be pivotal in commercialising its technology for the simultaneous production of renewable natural gas (RNG) and permanent sequestration of carbon dioxide, presenting a significant opportunity for investors... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 23, 2024
AS VIRŠI-A, in cooperation with project partners, has signed an agreement with the European Energy Efficiency Fund (EEEF) to secure funding for the development of a biomethane production plant in Latvia. As part of this initiative, the EEEF will provide a long-term loan to support the plant's development, which will enhance Latvia's renewable energy capacity. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 23, 2024
Arable land used to grow bioenergy crops has hit a record high, but capacity issues saw the electricity generated from biomass fall 15% in a year, according to analysis of government data by waste-to-hydrogen company Compact Syngas Solutions. Some 133,000 hectares of agricultural land were used to grow crops for bioenergy in 2023, a 39% rise on the 96,000 hectares used... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 22, 2024
Suzano, the world's largest market pulp producer, has announced the successful operational startup of its new mill, which it said is the largest single pulp production line in the world, in Ribas do Rio Pardo, Mato Grosso do Sul state, Brazil. This marks the completion of one of Brazil's largest ever private investment projects. This facility will have an annual production... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 22, 2024
Tata Steel has completed a successful trial consisting of utilising biomass fuel in its Ferro Alloys and Minerals Division (FAMD) at Athagarh, Odisha in India. The trial involved substitution of conventional fossil fuels with biomass, to mark a significant step towards sustainable ferrochrome production and reducing its carbon footprint. The process will help replace... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 22, 2024
Next month, Bridgwater in Somerset, England, will become the first town to benefit from green fuel generated at a local recycling plant, reported The Sunday Times. Grass clippings from roadside verges in South Gloucestershire will go through a 45-day anaerobic digestion (AD) process. The first batch weighed 13 tonnes. Alan Armstead, commercial director of Cannington... [Read More]

Features
Jul 19, 2024
SENTRY Water Tech, is helping municipal co-digesters and standalone ADs double their biogas production and plant revenue, thanks to the real-time biomass health data their microbial sensors are able to provider operators. Patrick Kiely, CEO, tells Bioenergy Insight more. SENTRY has developed the first and only bio-electrode sensor that measures consumable VFA (volatile... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 19, 2024
An explosion took place at a biomass plant in Ishikari, Hokkaido in Japan today (19 July). The local fire department and the plant's operating company said that an employee was rushed to hospital as a result. Operated by Ishikari Bio Energy Godo Kaisha, a local organisation, the fire department received the alert at around 9.30am. According to the authorities, the explosion... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 19, 2024
SUEZ, a global leader in circular solutions for water and waste, is acquiring a 51% controlling stake in ARA Cursus (ARA), a developer and operator of biogas plants based in Poland. The Group said the move reinforces its position as a major player in the European market for anaerobic digestion of waste and production of renewable energy from waste Alongside SUEZ, EIFFEL... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 19, 2024
The Town of Swan River and Ecostrat have announced the issue of an investment grade BDO Zone ‘BBB’ Rating for Woody Biomass. The Swan River BDO Zone is the first rating in the Province of Manitoba and extends a 120-km drive distance from the centre point in Swan River, Manitoba. Swan River's 'BBB' rating indicates a good prospective capacity to support new biobased... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 18, 2024
Trade associations in Germany's Capital Office for Bioenergy have criticised the revision of the leaflets of the Federal Funding for Energy and Resource Efficiency in the Economy (EEW) as 'insufficient'. These were presented by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). According to the associations, the current revision, for which a stakeholder... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 18, 2024
Danish biomass company Dall Energy has made its biggest ever deal with French energy firm Coriance/Caen la Mer Energie Verte. Dall will provide four biomass boilers to expand the existing Caen Nord Heating Network and Hérouville-Saint-Clair Heating Network in Caen
 la Mer and help power nearly 40,000 homes with 100% renewable and recovered energy by 2031. The total... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 18, 2024
A leading biomethane company SFP Group has raised senior debt from ABN AMRO Bank N.V and ING Bank N.V., and a junior tranche from Zencap Asset Management. The funds will be used for the construction of two 20 MW biomethane facilities in the Netherlands. The equity will be provided by SFP Group and SWEN Capital Partners. Longspur Capital acted as Sole Financial Advisor... [Read More]

Policy News
Jul 17, 2024
The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) is disappointed at the state's plan to lessen biomass and biogas fuels' contribution in an upcoming power development plan (PDP). The association wants the authorities to maintain or increase the proportion of these materials to make better use of agricultural waste. The PDP does promote greater use of renewable power, but it emphasises... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 16, 2024
Last year, EU wood pellet consumption fell by 1.2% to 24.5 million metric tons (MMT), the first reduction since 2015, according to a report produced by the US Department of Agriculture. This drop was caused by a mild winter and a reduced demand from the commercial power sector. Current low prices, combined with government incentives, are forecast to support the popularity... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 15, 2024
Last month, Vauban Infrastructure Partners - through Core Infrastructure Fund IV SCSp and Core Infrastructure Fund IV SCA SICAV RAIF (together “CIF IV”) - closed the acquisition of a majority stake in the Wijster companies. The companies are Green Create W2V Europe BV and its wholly owned subsidiary Green Create Wijster B.V., paving the way for a long-term partnership... [Read More]


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