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Sep 22, 2021
Gasum, Arla to expand partnership amid increased gov’t support
Biogas News
Sep 22, 2021
Green sources of CO2 captured at bioenergy with carbon and capture and storage (BECCS) and green gas plants could bolster the UK's CO2 supply, according to the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA). Volatile global gas prices have demonstrated the urgent need to diversify and decarbonise the UK’s domestic energy system, said the Association.... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 22, 2021
A new research and demonstration facility aimed at accelerating the development of low-carbon, market-ready bioenergy products and carbon-negative energy systems has opened at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Building on work conducted at UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre (CERC) over the past 15 years, the $8 million (€5.3 million) Biorefining Research... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 21, 2021
FortisBC Energy has reopened its RNG programme to customers, following a temporary pause due to soaring demand. FortisBC first launched the RNG initiative in 2011 and was the first utility in North America to offer RNG to its customers as a simple way to lower their greenhouse gas emissions. As more customers saw the value of RNG as a carbon-neutral energy source, demand... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 21, 2021
Ireland needs a ‘whole of energy’ approach to the future, including repurposing the gas network to carry biomethane and hydrogen, Ervia’s CEO, Cathal Marley, told a conference last week. Ervia provides strategic national gas and water infrastructure and services through its subsidiaries, including Gas Networks Ireland (GNI). The company appointed Marley as CEO... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 21, 2021
Energy infrastructure company Redexis will supply renewable gas (biomethane) to Zaragoza Transport Consortium buses in the city of Zaragoza, the capital of Spain’s Aragon region. The new Scania buses are operated by Alsa Agreda in its gas station at the Zaragoza Taxi Cooperative Service Station. The station is connected to the Redexis gas pipeline network, ensuring... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 21, 2021
Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC), a global power plant operation and maintenance and technical service provider, has signed a major contract with district heating company Fjernvarme Fyn for the gas conversion of an old coal-fired boiler unit at its facility in Odense, Denmark. Unit 7 at Fyn Power Station, originally built by Burmeister and Wain Energy,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 21, 2021
KPA Unicon will supply a 40 MW bio-boiler plant to Adven, an energy and water solutions provider in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Under the contract, KPA Unicon will deliver the boiler plant to the Naantali harbour area in western Finland. Delivery includes the 10 MW Unicon Renegrate bio-boiler plant and back-up and peak load boilers (2 x 10 MW). The facility... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 20, 2021
Dutch energy storage company VTTI has acquired a bioenergy project on an industrial site in Tilburg, the Netherlands, from Re-N Technology Group. Following the acquisition, announced on 11 August, VTTI will construct a new state-of-the-art bioenergy facility of industrial scale and is expected to be commissioned in the third quarter of 2023. The new facility will... [Read More]

Features
Sep 20, 2021
Bioenergy Insight speaks to EQTEC’s CEO, David Palumbo, about gasification, the green recovery, and hydrogen’s role in a net-zero future. Could you tell our readers about yourself and your background in the energy industry? Over the last 15 years, I have founded and co-founded several companies across various industries, particularly in finance and technology.... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 20, 2021
Drax Group has partnered with the National Farmers Union (NFU) of England and Wales to identify opportunities to scale-up perennial energy crop production. The Climate Change Committee previously stated that if the UK is to meet its decarbonisation objectives, a ‘substantial area’ of energy crops must be planted each year to deliver the low carbon renewable fuel... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 17, 2021
Drax Group has started construction on the second of three satellite wood pellet plants in Arkansas. Work is underway at the site in Russellville, Pope County, north-western Arkansas, with commercial operations expected to begin at the plant in 2022. The move is part of a $40 million (€34 million) investment by Drax in the state, creating around 30 new direct jobs... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 17, 2021
UGI Energy Services (UGIES) has joined forces with California Bioenergy (CalBio) and Sevana Bioenergy to develop RNG dairy digester projects in South Dakota. Through a new joint venture (JV), MBL Bioenergy, the companies will develop several clusters of dairy farm digester projects to produce RNG. The projects are expected to produce 650 million cubic feet of RNG... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 17, 2021
Foodservice provider Moy Park has placed the largest single order of IVECO natural gas trucks in the UK. The Northern Irish firm has committed to the mass decarbonisation of its transport operation with 50 bio-LNG IVECO Stralis NP trucks. As concerns grow over the vehicular impact on the environment, Moy Park has turned to bio-LNG fuelled trucks to help ‘green’... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 17, 2021
Greenlane Biogas has signed a $6.1 million (€4.08 million) supply contract with Green Impact Partners for an RNG project in Colorado. Greenlane will supply a biogas upgrading system for the GreenGas Colorado project, which consists of two dairy farms and broke ground in July. The project will utilise two of Greenlane’s pressure swing adsorption upgrading systems,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 17, 2021
EQTEC has acquired a second decommissioned waste-to-energy plant in Croatia and will convert it into a biomass gasification facility. The 1.2 MWe facility in Karlovac was acquired through Synergy Projects, a joint venture between EQTEC and its Croatian project development partner Sense ESCO. The move follows the company’s recent acquisition of a similar plant in Belišće. Located... [Read More]


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