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Aug 16, 2019
Plans submitted for new waste to energy facility in Wales
Biomass News
Aug 16, 2019
Danish shipping company Norden has signed a contract with Enviva to transport 1.3 – 1.5 million metric tonnes of wood pellets from the US to Europe over six years. The contract of affreightment (CoA), which runs from 2021 to 2026, is a further extension of the relationship between the two companies, which have been working together since 2012. Norden now holds several... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 16, 2019
The Canadian city of Vancouver is considering processing dog waste using anaerobic digestion. Local reports suggest the city will soon hire staff to remove dog waste from dog waste bags, which residents are currently required to use before depositing the waste in designated bins. A recent report by the Bowen Island Undercurrent stated that city tender documents reveal... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 15, 2019
The first power plant fuelled by turkey manure and wood chips in the US has been demolished, but a new biogas facility may take its place. The Fibrominn biomass plant in Benson, Minnesota, was built in 2007 to provide an alternative to land-spreading turkey litter. It was the first of its kind in the US and produced 55MW of electric power by burning turkey manure combined... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 15, 2019
New legislation was introduced on 13 August to extend tax credits for investments in qualified renewable energy production. The bill, named the Renewable Electricity Tax Credit Equalisation Act, was introduced by US Representatives Elise Stefanik and Scott Peters and covers investments in renewable energy production including closed-loop biomass, open-loop biomass,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 14, 2019
An Atlas Copco oxygen generator is helping a German biogas producer to create cleaner, more sustainable methane Nat-Ur-Gas Solschen commissioned Bioconsruct, based in the German city of Melle, to design and build their biogas plant in 2016. Desulphurisation of biogas using oxygen produces a more sustainable energy source for the grid and reduces operating costs through... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 14, 2019
A Dorset-based company has agreed to a major contract to supply wood waste to a plant in South Wales. Under the new contract, Eco Sustainable Solutions will supply Margam Green waste wood plant with up to 50,000 tonnes of waste wood per year over five years. Margam Green is a 250,000 tonnes-per-year capacity plant owned by Glennmont Partners, which acquired the site... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 13, 2019
Three companies have joined forces to create waste plastic to hydrogen facilities across the UK. Peel Environmental has signed a collaboration agreement with Waste2Tricity and PowerHouse Energy which will see 11 waste plastic to hydrogen facilities developed. The £130 million (€140 million) investment follows the announcement that the first facility will be located... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 13, 2019
A renewable natural gas (RNG) project is rapidly gaining pace in the state of Colorado, US. In July 2019, environmental contractor CGRS brought in local firm Maverick Steel to begin building the framework for a new 23,000 square-foot biogas treatment and RNG fuelling station facility. Once complete, the new facility will transform by-products from the wastewater... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 13, 2019
Austrian biogas plant manufacturer Biogest is to build its first biogas plant in South Korea. The project, developed in cooperation with HC Energy, will expand the company’s international portfolio. HC Energy is a South Korean company with more than 10 years’ experience in the renewable energy sector. The company will work with the City Government and the Agricultural... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 12, 2019
Plans for a £200 million (€215.8 million) waste-to-energy plant on the outskirts of Preston, UK, have moved one step closer to fruition. Preston City Council’s planning committee voted not to object to the proposals put forward by infrastructure development, asset management and investment company Miller Turner. The firm plans to build the plant at Red Scar... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 12, 2019
A concept for the transition of a coal boiler to biomass has been accepted by major Polish energy firm, ZE PAK. The plan, which was approved by the firm’s supervisory board, will see the existing K7 coal boiler at Konin power plant transformed into a biomass-fired generating unit. After the update, the boiler will work with a 50 MWe turbogenerator to produce electricity.... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 9, 2019
Global resource management company Veolia and Hertfordshire County Council have ended their £1 billion (€892.6 million) waste management contract in the UK. The decision follows the refusal of an application to build a 320,000 tonnes per year energy from waste plant. Hertfordshire County Council has vowed to go back to the market to find an outlet for the 250,000... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 9, 2019
Renewable biomethane has entered the network at Ireland’s first purpose-built injection facility in County Kildare. Gas Networks Ireland announced the news alongside revealing it has applied for planning permission for a second injection point in North Cork. This is the firm’s first step in its €28 million plan to roll out a network of renewable gas injection... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 9, 2019
The World Biogas Association (WBA) and the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) have welcomed recommended actions outlined in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) latest report. The Climate Change and Land report, which was released on 8 August, revealed that better land management is needed to address climate change and reducing... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 9, 2019
Bioenergy DevCo, a global developer of anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities, has received its first institutional investment of $106 million (€94.6 million) from Newlight Partners. Bioenergy DevCo has more than 200 plants throughout the world that create renewable natural gas and healthy soil products. According to a recent statement, the firm intends to use its new... [Read More]


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