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Feb 29, 2024
New study reveals large-scale demand for hydrogen in North West England
Biomass News
Feb 29, 2024
In 2023, a record 3,218 average megawatts (MW) were generated from biomass in Brazil, constituting 4.6% of the year's total energy consumption, the Ministry of Mines and Energy said on 27 February. "We are working on several fronts to continue being a benchmark for clean energy around the world. In 2023, 93.6% of our electricity was generated from renewable sources, which... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 28, 2024
Drax has continued to burn wood from some of the world's most previous forests, the BBC claims. The broadcaster said that papers obtained by its Panorama programme show Drax took timber from rare forests in Canada it had claimed were 'no go areas'. Panorama had previously claimed that Drax had obtained logging licenses in the British Columbia, Canada, and filmed logs... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 28, 2024
Woodside has signed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) for the long-term supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Korea. The SPA provides for the supply of approximately 0.5 million tonnes per annum of LNG for a period of 10.5 years on a delivered basis, commencing in 2026 subject to customary conditions precedent. LNG delivered... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 28, 2024
Naturgy improved its EBITDA in 2023 to €5,475 million (+11%) and recorded a net profit of €1.986 billion (+20%) last year. The networks business obtained an EBITDA of €2,638 million (+7%) and the deregulated businesses, €2.949 billion (+15%). Some 90% of the investment was directed at energy transition projects - €1.73 billion went to renewable energy generation,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 28, 2024
CycleØ Group Limited (CycleØ) has acquired Biogasclean, a leading Danish supplier of biological methanation and desulphurisation systems. A prominent, pan-European biomethane platform, CycleØ develops, builds, owns and operates renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in Europe and Latin America. The company's biological methanation technology is proven at scale as an... [Read More]

Features
Feb 27, 2024
Michael Whitby, Avista’s RNG Program Manager, tells Bioenergy Insight about the company’s renewable natural gas (RNG) purchasing agreement Avista, a US energy company, has signed an agreement with Pine Creek RNG to purchase renewable natural gas (RNG) to be produced at the Quad Cities Landfill in Milan, Illinois. The Quad Cities Landfill is owned by Millennium Waste... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 27, 2024
A new International Finance Corporation investment will support Drenik, Serbia's largest tissue paper producer, to develop a combined heat and power (CHP) biomass plant. This will be the country's first large-scale captive CHP biomass plant – boosting renewable energy generation and helping to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Belgrade. The plant will have about... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 27, 2024
Drax Group-commissioned research by Public First has shown that the UK will reach an energy security "crunch point" in 2028. Entitled Mind the gap: Exploring Britain's energy crunch, the independent analysis found that, in 2028, a perfect storm will occur. It will consist of an increase in demand, the retirement of existing assets and delays to the delivery of Hinkley... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 27, 2024
Finnish biogas producer Suomen Lantakaasu Oy, a joint venture between Valio and St1, has finalised its acquisition of the majority of shareholding of Nurmon Bioenergia Oy. The deal was completed with Heikas Oy and other small shareholders. Atria Finland Ltd. will continue as a minority shareholder in the company. An industrial-scale liquefied biogas production plant... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 27, 2024
A leading player in clean energy technology, Ceres, has joined forces with AtkinsRealis, a world-leading design, engineering and project management organisation, to deliver the front-end engineering design (FEED) for a commercial multi-megawatt modularised hydrogen production system based on Ceres' robust, low-cost and highly efficient solid oxide technology. Solid oxide... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 26, 2024
Romania's largest chemical group, Chimcomplex, plans to expand energy capacities it ats A6 Dej platform through an extensive modernisation of a power plant that currently operates on biomass. Once the upgrade is complete, the plant is set to generate up to 80 MW of electric and thermal energy, which will be harnessed within a new chemical processing factory. At the end... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 26, 2024
Sir John Armitt, chair of the UK's National Infrastructure Commission, has told Chancellor Jeremy Hunt that Whitehall is taking "too long" in deciding how to best support private investment for decarbonisation of the electricity sector, reports the Financial Times. The publication said it has seen a letter in which Armitt also calls for "greater urgency" on developing... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 26, 2024
Injecting biomethane in gas grids today can be a cumbersome process in many European countries. This hinders market access for the main renewable gas available today. However, the current status is set to change thanks to the new Hydrogen and Decarbonised Gas Package. If implemented correctly, the new set of measures will soon remove barriers to injection and unlock... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 23, 2024
Shell expects growth in German biomethane markets where its client base seeks decarbonised energy, and its fossil fuels activities could be transformed to support future profitability from a high-value segment, Sonja Mueller-Dib, managing director of Shell Energy Deutschland, said the company is planning two biomethane plants at Karstaedt and Steinfeld. This has the... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 23, 2024
In the US state of California, the Placer County Board of Supervisors has authorised county staff to prepare and release a request for proposals (RFP) for a proposed Cabin Creek biomass facility project in North Lake Tahoe - the Eastern Regional Landfill. The board’s approval of the RFP process came after receiving a project update from county staff on the feasibility... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 23, 2024
Last month, TotalEnergies commissioned the BioBéarn biogas production unit in Mourenx in the south-west of France. The facility has an annual production capacity of 160 gigawatt hours (GWh). BioBéarn has been built on a 7-hectare former brownfield site in the center of the Lacq basin and represents TotalEnergies' 18th biogas production unit in France. The unit will... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 22, 2024
Bioenergy Devco (BDC), the North American division of BTS Bioenergy, LLC, which focuses on the design, engineering, construction, financing and operation of advanced anaerobic digester systems, hosted Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Michael T. Scuse for a tour of its composting facility in Seaford on 15 February. Secretary Scuse met with Shawn Kreloff, founder and CEO... [Read More]


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