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Sep 19, 2019
Additional buses to join world’s largest biogas-powered fleet
Product News
Sep 18, 2019
Industrial shredder specialist Lindner showcased new system solutions for waste wood processing, light scrap recycling and its patented fast exchange system for mobile shredders at an event in Karlsruhe, Germany on 5-7 September. RecyclingAKTIV, a demonstration fair for waste disposal and recycling, provided a platform for companies to demonstrate their waste processing... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 16, 2019
The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has celebrated its 10th anniversary of supporting the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry. The organisation was set up by Lord Redesdale and 10 founding members to ‘remove barriers’ to the expansion of the AD sector and to help develop industry best practice. Within weeks of its launch, ADBA hosted its... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 13, 2019
Californian company Capstone Turbine has secured a 400kW microturbine sale to power a biogas project in France. The order for the lightweight and compact 3-bay C400 Signature Series package was secured by Biogaz Services, Capstone’s distributor for renewable energy in France. The microturbine package will operate on renewable biogas from methane generated from agricultural... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 13, 2019
Saica Group, a firm that provides sustainable recycled paper, corrugated cardboard packaging and flexible packaging manufacturing solutions, has opened its first biomass plant in France. The company inaugurated the plant at its paper mill in Venizel, France. Having received an investment of €41m, the biomass plant uses recycled wood and rejections from the production... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 13, 2019
The Biomass North Forum in Canada has been cancelled due to ‘political uncertainty’. The event in Ottawa that aimed to connect Canada’s bioeconomy had been due to take place from 17-19 September. According to organisers, the primary goals of the forum were to: strengthen and extend the sector network in the country, offer ‘meaningful content’ that improves... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 13, 2019
Two new public-access compressed natural gas (CNG)/biomethane refuelling stations will open in the UK in 2019. One will be in the North West of England and the other in the Midlands. The new stations bring the UK’s total to six. According to a statement by Nottingham-based company Roadgas, the demand for the green gases CNG and biomethane has increased three-fold... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 12, 2019
Leading trade association for the European bioenergy industry, Bioenergy Europe, has outlined its ‘wishes’ for the new European Commission. The European Commission’s incoming president, Ursula von der Leyen, will take office on 1 November. Ahead of the new appointment, Bioenergy Europe outlined the following requests to ensure bioenergy’s role in reducing carbon... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 12, 2019
A Norwegian city has introduced 189 environmentally-friendly buses powered by biogas and biodiesel in its public transportation fleet in a bid to reduce carbon emissions. The new MAN Lion’s City buses in the city of Trondheim, Norway’s third-largest city, have been operation since August, and are run by major transportation companies Vy Buss AS and Tide Buss AS.... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 11, 2019
A new £2,500 (€2,800) prize fund aimed at attracting new talent in the anaerobic digestion (AD) and energy-from-waste (EfW) industries has been launched at the RWM exhibition in Birmingham, UK. The Energy from Waste Innovation Fund is open to undergraduate and postgraduate university students in the UK completing a dissertation related to EfW or renewable energy... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 9, 2019
The municipality of Ponta Grossa in the Brazilian state of Parana is considering a biogas plant that could meet up to 30% of the energy consumption in local public buildings. Under its sustainability programme, Ponta Grossa is seeking to implement a plant powered by gas from organic waste. City representatives have already met with technicians from the International... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 6, 2019
Canada’s national clean fuels associations are forecasting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions of more than 50 million tonnes per year by 2030 through a renewable energy boost. However, the organisations claim this cannot be achieved without significant funding. Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC), Canadian Biogas Association (CBA), Canadian Gas Association (CGA),... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 5, 2019
Leading global bioenergy company Valmet will supply a biomass-fired boiler and a flue gas treatment plant to BS Energy’s combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Braunschweig, Germany. The new boiler will form part of German firm BS Energy’s 2030 energy production strategy. The main aim of the investment is to replace a coal-fired boiler, which will be removed from... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 5, 2019
Campaign group Biomass Heat Works! has called on the UK Government to extend the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme beyond 2021. The statement follows the publication of a new bioenergy report on 5 September by the Renewable Energy Association (REA). Leaders from the biomass industry including the UK Pellet Council (UKPC) and Wood Heat Association (WHA), which are... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 5, 2019
A Teesside, UK-based business which uses non-food biomass to generate biofuels has received a £2.3 million (€2.55 million) investment. Nova Pangaea Technologies completed a funding round led by NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Merica and forms part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (funded by the European Union), with extra funds from... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 5, 2019
The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has welcomed the publication of the Scottish Government’s plans to achieve net-zero carbon emissions. The programme of action for 2019-2020 puts emphasis on addressing climate change and achieving net zero targets by 2045 through various policies, including decarbonising transport and heat. Scotland... [Read More]


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