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May 20, 2024
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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]

Biogas News
May 16, 2024
Diageo has today announced plans to invest over €100 million to decarbonise its St. James’s Gate site in Dublin, where Guinness has been brewed for 264 years. The investment underpins the goal to accelerate to net zero carbon emissions for the site and will transform energy and water consumption with the aim to make it one of the most efficient breweries in the world... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 16, 2024
Serbia is set to receive €31.925 million investment for development of its biomass market, in a project that aims to ensure consumers are connected to district heating networks. This is the second phase of the programme, the first of which is expected to end this year. German development bank KfW is providing a €20 million loan and a grant of up to €2 million on... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 16, 2024
Ukraine has adopted legislation to regulate customs clearance of biomethane exports, as reported by UNN. On 14 May, Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed into law No. 3613-IX (Bill No. 9456), which brings amendments to Ukraine's Customs Code. The law means that customs clearance of biomethane will be carried out relative to the volume of biogas or other types... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 15, 2024
The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) and its Wood Fuel Quality Assurance (WFQA) Scheme are organising a series of wood fuel drying demonstrations and workshops over the coming weeks. Commenting ahead of the first event this week, Seán Finan, IrBEA CEO, said: “Wood fuel drying is a pivotal stage in the production of quality wood fuels. Various drying methods including... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 15, 2024
Nordsol, a leader in bio-LNG technology, together with Prodeval, a leader in biogas treatment and upgrading solutions, have announced a collaboration to construct a state-of-the-art bio-LNG production plant in the southern region of Portugal. The new plant will serve an industrial facility in the olive oil production sector, utilising its organic waste to create clean,... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 15, 2024
Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding a feasibility study, which will utilise biomass resources for the production and sale of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The MoU was signed with InvestSarawak, a Malaysian state government agency under the purview of the Ministry of International Trade, Industry and Investment, in... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 14, 2024
At a recent Renewable Gas Forum Ireland (RGFI) meeting, KPMG reported on how biomethane has gone from a niche market to mainstream and how the Irish government is now committed to supporting biomethane, with investors mobilising, and domestic and international developers getting involved ahead of policy being formalised. Corporates, including pharma, are being driven by... [Read More]

Policy News
May 14, 2024
bp has outlined three policies it believes the US should adopt to help expand US domestic production and use of renewable natural gas (RNG). It said its Archaea Energy business is the leading US producer of RNG, producing 11 trillion British thermal units of RNG last year from landfills and farms across 32 states. The business is aiming to significantly drive up its... [Read More]

Other News
May 14, 2024
University of Sydney researchers in Australia have developed a chemical process using plasma that could create sustainable jet fuel from methane gas emitted from landfills, potentially creating a low-carbon aviation industry. Methane is a far more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide (CO2). According to the International Energy Agency, the concentration of methane... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 14, 2024
Leading Japanese companies, NYK Line (NYK), NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers (NBP), TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co., Ltd. (TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING) and British renewable energy business, Drax Group (Drax), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop both the world’s first biomass-fuelled ship (bioship) and the technology that could power it. Biomass is playing... [Read More]


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