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Sep 17, 2020
USIPA welcomes proposal to accelerate EU’s carbon-neutral goals
Biogas News
Sep 17, 2020
The Environmental Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) in Australia has granted a works approval for a second biogas facility at Melbourne Regional Landfill. The facility will double the site’s capacity to destroy captured landfill gas generated by the decomposition of waste in the landfill, by burning it to generate around 68,000 MWh of electricity every year. It... [Read More]

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Sep 16, 2020
Bp has released its Energy Outlook 2020, exploring possible developments in global energy to 2050. The report suggests that energy consumption will shift away from fossil fuels and renewables, including bioenergy, will grow rapidly, as the world continues to electrify. The 2020 edition of the bp Energy Outlook explores possible paths for the global energy transition,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 16, 2020
The AD and Biogas Industry Awards 2020 shortlist has been revealed. The awards, run by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the World Biogas Association (WBA), recognise achievements in biogas innovation, clever use of outputs, international knowledge exchange and collaboration, financing and more. Originally launched by ADBA in 2010 for... [Read More]

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Sep 15, 2020
Over 150 major businesses and investor CEOs have urged the EU to raise EU 2030 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions targets to at least 55%. Companies including Enviva, Drax, Unilever, Google and Deutsche Bank are calling on EU policymakers to support an increased EU 2030 GHG emissions reduction target necessary to raise the pace and focus of transition efforts for the EU... [Read More]

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Sep 14, 2020
Australia and Germany have agreed to collaborate on renewable hydrogen development. The two countries signed an agreement for a joint feasibility study to investigate the supply chain between the two countries on hydrogen produced from renewable energy. The joint study will span production, storage, transport, and use of renewable hydrogen. It will also assess current... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 14, 2020
Over 200 participants and more than 30 speakers attended the European Biogas Association’s (EBA) virtual conference on 1-4 September, including high-level industry representatives, policymakers, researchers, and journalists. The discussion focused on the EU Green Deal and the potential to scale-up biomethane. According to the EBA, the biomethane industry has “huge... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 14, 2020
Powerzeek, a platform company offering an online market place for cleaner energy, has added liquefied biogas (LBG) to its marine fuel platform. The addition follows requests from the shipping market, as well as Powerzeek’s mission to make it easier to source cleaner fuels. Powerzeek launched its digital marine fuel platform in April. Since then, the firm has onboarded... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 14, 2020
Green fuel generated from agricultural waste in Cornwall, UK, will be used to power the region’s road maintenance vehicle fleet. Working with Cormac, which looks after the fleet, Cornwall Council has joined forces with six of its Cornwall Council Farms estate-owned dairy farms and a Cornish technology company to trial the production of an alternative green fuel made... [Read More]

Features
Sep 14, 2020
Gotlands Energy AB and Dürr Megtec teamed up to develop an efficient treatment of landfill gas with low methane concentrations. Today, up to 2% of total greenhouse gas emissions in Sweden originate from old landfills, where methane gas is released into the atmosphere untreated. Incineration can destroy methane, which reduces emissions; however, the process is undermined... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 10, 2020
Global beauty packaging provider Quadpack Wood has opened a biomass plant at its factory in Spain. In September, the firm’s wood components factory in Torelló took an “important step” towards carbon neutrality, according to a company statement. Quadpack Wood will now use its wood scraps to generate energy to power its dryers, heating and air conditioning,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 10, 2020
On 25 August, Air Liquide and Shell signed an agreement giving heavy-duty trucks with the Shell card access to Air Liquide’s network of multi-energy stations in France. They will now be able to refuel with bio-NGV (biomethane). Heavy-duty trucks with the Shell card crossing France will now be able to access Air Liquide’s network of stations on the French territory,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 9, 2020
Estes Express Lines, a major freight transportation carrier based in Virginia, US, will add 50 new trucks fuelled by Clean Energy Fuels’ Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG) to its fleet. Estes is acquiring the Class 8 natural gas trucks equipped with the Cummins Westport ultra-clean ISX12N engine for its California fleet and is expected to use around 2.8 million... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 9, 2020
Elkem Metal Canada is to invest in a new biocarbon pilot plant in Canada. The project aims to secure industrial verification of Elkem’s technology for renewable biocarbon, with a long-term goal of contributing to climate-neutral metal production. The plant will source raw materials from local sawmills in Canada, including recycled bark, wood chips, sawdust and... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 9, 2020
Bioenergy Europe has released the fourth chapter of its Statistical Report 2020, focusing on biomass for heat. The latest chapter highlights the “essential, yet neglected” role of the heating and cooling sector in 2050 European carbon neutrality. The organisation believes the link between the sector and decarbonisation in Europe has “too often been overlooked”. The... [Read More]

Pellets News
Sep 9, 2020
UK-based Waste Knot Energy is in the final stage of negotiations with several large-scale industrial fuel users for the supply of its alternative fuel pellets. The proposed plants – around eight in the UK – each costing approximately £30 million (€33.1 million), will be able to manufacture more than two million tonnes of fuel pellets annually with an average... [Read More]


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