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Aug 9, 2022
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Biogas News
Aug 9, 2022
Prime minister of Norway Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre visited Norwegian forest owner group Viken Skog's Follum mill in Hønefoss on 5 August. A long-term partnership between renewable packaging material producer BillerudKorsnäs and Voken Skog will establish the production of bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp (BCTMP)... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 9, 2022
A project to facilitate more planting of the perennial bioenergy crop, Miscanthus, has been awarded over £3.3 million (€3.9m) in funding through the second phase of the government’s Biomass Feedstocks Innovation Programme, to contribute to 2050 net zero targets. Miscanthus specialist, Terravesta, has been successful in its bid to secure Phase Two funding... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 9, 2022
Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises (B&W) has signed a teaming agreement with gas treatment specialist Newpoint Gas to act as a foundational technology partner. It will provide advanced hydrogen generation, decarbonisation and combustion technologies for the redevelopment of the former US Department of Energy Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion plant site near Piketon in Ohio,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 8, 2022
Sasol Chemicals, a business unit of Sasol, has earned certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) system for its three largest manufacturing facilities in Europe. The company’s facilities in Marl and Brunsbüttel, Germany, and Augusta, Italy, have earned ISCC-PLUS certification for the use of mass balanced bio-based and recycled... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 8, 2022
The sale of Danish green energy producer Nature Energy is attracting initial interest from energy majors including BP and Shell, according to people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported. It claimed BlackRock, Global Infrastructure Partners and EQT AB are also considering submitting potential offers for the company, amid surging demand for alternative fuel sources.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 5, 2022
Chipinge Town Council, Zimbabwe, has began a biogas digester project to produce biogas using biodegraded waste from the marketplace to meet the energy needs of local businesses and residents, according to The Manica Post. The project is conducted in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The bio-digester is 95% complete, and is expected to... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 5, 2022
The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UCEH) is leading new UK-wide trials of crops and trees which can be used to produce sustainable energy from plant material. Widespread cultivation of biomass crops in the UK could remove significant amounts of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere during photosynthesis, the organisation said. There is potential to store this... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 5, 2022
Drax has signed an agreement with Princeton Standard Pellet Corporation (PSPC) to acquire its pellet plant in Princeton, British Columbia, Canada. The plant has the capacity to produce 90,000 tonnes of wood pellets a year, primarily from sawmill residues. Around half of the output from the plant - which has been operating since 1995 - is currently contracted to Drax. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 4, 2022
The Biomass Feedstocks Innovation Programme, created by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), has awarded £37 million (€44.1m) to New Energy Farms (NEF) for an innovative research programme to introduce new high biomass perennial grasses into the UK and to develop novel methods of multiplying and establishing high biomass crops. The... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 4, 2022
Grant specialist Catax has revealed a hydrogen fuel pioneer has secured €295 (£247k) funding to perfect carbon capture technology that will help mitigate the environmental impact of its waste-to-hydrogen plants. Compact Syngas Solutions (CSS) has won €294,487 (£246,568) from the Hydrogen BECCS (bioenergy with carbon capture and storage) Innovation Programme, run... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 4, 2022
Nottingham City Transport has taken delivery of its first new biogas double deck buses from its latest £7 million investment in 23 brand new buses. NCT already operates the world’s largest fleet of biogas double decks in the world at 120 buses. The biogas buses already run on three quarters of NCT’s double deck services, and the current fleet has covered over... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 3, 2022
Acorn Bioenergy hopes to build an anaerobic digestion plant on land at Fearn Aerodrome in Scotland - a former World War Two military air base. It proposes to build five digestion tanks as a means to convert agricultural waste into fuel. Parts of the site near Balintore are already an industrial estate. The plan would form part of a larger scheme  involving sites... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 3, 2022
UK-based CPL Industries has delivered the first commercial trial of ecoke® to Sidenor's Electric Arc Furnace production site at Basauri, Spain. CPL Industries said this represents an expansion in its penetration of "hard-to-abate and energy-intensive industries". Its ecoke® product was developed during the final months of 2021. It is a manufactured fuel containing... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 3, 2022
Anaergia has announced it has signed a contract to supply good waste treatment system for Singapore's Tuas Nexus Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF). Anaergia is an end-to-end solution provider for extracting organics from waste, implementing anaerobic digestion, upgrading biogas, producing feritiliser and cleaning water. The facility will be Singapore's... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 2, 2022
NextChem has been awarded a contract by Storengy to deliver an advanced basic engineering study for a waste wood and solid recovered fuel conversion plant to produce biomethane. The final investment decision for the project is targeted as the end of 2022. Once it is granted the related permitting, NextChem - in association with another subsidiary of Maire Tecnimont... [Read More]


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