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May 6, 2021
Success of new Brazilian biogas plant
Biomass News
May 5, 2021
New Zealand Forest Service said it aims to turn forestry waste into a potential biomass source. The government agency will also be working on a business case with help from global investment consulting service Indufor Asia Pacific Ltd. “Establishing a biofuels industry in New Zealand will require significant investment, so we’re moving ahead with developing the business... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 5, 2021
Scandinavian Biogas Fuels International is investing  Krone $170 million (€17 million) in a liquid biogas plant in Skogn, outside Trondheim. The company already has the world's largest plant to produce liquid biogas on the site in Norway. The plant will be operational in the third quarter of 2022 and will produce 35 GWh of biogas. Skogn has been supplying liquid... [Read More]

Features
May 4, 2021
In North Carolina, US, a lumber manufacturer opted for a container-based silo from Biomass Engineering & Equipment to store its biomass feedstock. The history of Oaks Unlimited goes back as far as the Appalachian hardwoods the company mills. Delcy Pryor, grandfather of the company’s current president, Joe Pryor II, began milling white oaks in North Carolina in... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 30, 2021
BrewDog has teamed up with DMT Environmental Technology to reduce emissions at its site in Ellon, Scotland. At many breweries, the rinse water is used in the brewing process is purified and reused. The wastewater treatment plant at the BrewDog HQ bio-plant will reduce the water usage of the brewery by 50%. A waste stream containing sludge is released during this... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 30, 2021
ReEnergy Biomass Operations and Ember Infrastructure have entered into a joint venture to create a new bioenergy platform. The new company will be named ReGenerate Energy and will be led by experienced team members from both ReEnergy and Ember. The company will acquire an ownership interest in ReEnergy’s two biomass plants in Maine – ReEnergy Stratton and ReEnergy... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 30, 2021
Net Zero Waste Abbotsford, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EverGen, Canada’s RNG infrastructure platform, is entering into a 20-year offtake agreement with FortisBC Energy. Under the agreement, FortisBC will purchase up to 173,000 gigajoules of RNG annually for injection into its natural gas system, upon completion of an anaerobic digester project at EverGen’s existing... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 30, 2021
On 19-20 October, we will be hosting the International Biomass Congress & Expo in Brussels, alongside the International Biogas Congress & Expo and the Biofuels International Conference. Ahead of the event, we caught up with some of the speakers and asked them to share a bit about themselves and the area of the industry they are focused on. Here, we speak to... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 30, 2021
Vanguard Renewables and utility company ONE Gas have launched an initiative designed to develop and expand farm-based renewable natural gas (RNG) projects across Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. This will be Vanguard’s first mid-continent alliance with a local natural gas distribution company that is committed to innovating its clean energy fuel mix through RNG. “We... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 29, 2021
Drax Group has joined the Race to Zero, committing the company to science-based targets to fight the climate crisis. Led by the United Nations, Drax joins more than 2,000 companies worldwide that have signed up to the campaign, which brings together businesses, cities, regions, states, and universities with a joint commitment to net-zero targets to limit global temperature... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 29, 2021
Opal Fuels and NextEra Energy Marketing have announced plans to build the first landfill renewable natural gas (RNG) production facility in Minnesota. The project will be located at a landfill owned by Republic Services, a leader in the US environmental services industry, and interconnect with a pipeline owned by Xcel Energy, a major electric and gas utility in the... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 29, 2021
LT Foods, a 70-year-old global food company has partnered with Humankind Group USA (HKG) to develop commercial-scale biomass plants in India. The two companies will seek to develop biomass facilities that recycle rice paddy straw into green energy and bio-fertiliser in India under its Environment Sustainability Programme. Air pollution in India is among the highest... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 29, 2021
Octopus Renewables, the specialist clean energy investor arm of Octopus Group, has acquired two operational UK biomass power plants. The plants, with a combined capacity of 85.7 MW, were acquired from a joint venture by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC), in one of the largest deals of its kind in the UK. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 29, 2021
Enviva has published its 2021 Implementation Plans – a detailed proposal of the company’s goals and initiatives designed to deliver on its commitment to responsible, sustainable wood sourcing. The company operates according to its global Responsible Sourcing Policy (RSP) – its standing environmental pledge that ensures its wood is sourced according to its strict... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 28, 2021
Privilege Finance is urging widescale investment in green technology to cut UK emissions by 78% by 2035. Privilege, a specialist funder of projects which reduce carbon and mitigate against climate change, responded to the government’s sixth carbon budget to say that while it supports the agenda, more needs to be done to secure investment in the sector. “We are... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 28, 2021
London’s King Cross Estate, a 67-acre development of offices housing companies such as Google, YouTube, and Universal Music, will switch to biogas to reduce its carbon footprint. The move means 2,000 residential properties and four million square feet of commercial buildings will use biogas supplied by environmental investor, Iona Capital. Iona runs several anaerobic... [Read More]


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