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Oct 23, 2020
Landia, Cambi boost biogas production at Scottish Water facility
Biogas News
Oct 23, 2020
The new Volkswagen Golf TGI is equipped with a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine and three natural gas fuel tanks, which can utilise biomethane. The tanks are integrated into the underbody and permit a range of approximately 400 kilometres in pure natural gas mode. The engine of the ‘quasi-monovalent’ drive system is powered primarily with compressed natural gas (CNG),... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 23, 2020
Biogest has received its second order to build an agricultural biogas plant for Morevim, a financial service provider and a major energy investor in Turkey. The project has been developed in partnership with Enerlinc. After successfully entering the Asian market with biogas plants in India and South Korea, this Biogest PowerRing plant represents further expansion for... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 21, 2020
Enviva has partnered with Finite Carbon, a major developer of forest carbon offsets in North America, to help small forest landowners across the US Southeast protect their forests and increase carbon storage by deferring harvests. Using Finite Carbon's CORE Carbon online platform, small forest landowners with fewer than 5,000 acres will have the option to generate revenue... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 21, 2020
A report by Aarhus University for the Danish Energy Agency has concluded that the climate effect of biogas in the agricultural sector is greater than previously assumed. Previous analyses have shown that the production of biogas can provide several benefits to the environment and for the climate. The Aarhus University report examines the climatic and environmental effects... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 21, 2020
REDcert and Bioenergy Europe have joined forces to create the SUSTAINABLE RESOURCES Verifications Scheme (SURE) – a new independent certification system to ensure sustainable use of biomass in the energy sector. SURE will provide a practical solution to all economic operators in the bioenergy sector to demonstrate the sustainability of electricity and heat production... [Read More]

Pellets News
Oct 21, 2020
The University of West Alabama has received a $1.7 million (€1.43 million) grant by the US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to improve barge access at the Port of Epes Industrial Park. The EDA grant – to be allocated in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Opportunity Zone - will be matched with $540,000 (€455,000) in local funds and is expected... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 20, 2020
Pinnacle Renewable Energy has appointed Duncan Davies as CEO, effective 1 November, replacing Rob McCurdy. Davies will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors, which he joined in April. From 2000 to 2019, Davies served as the president and CEO of Interfor Corporation, a growth-oriented, publicly-traded forest products company with operations in Canada... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 20, 2020
U.S. Gain has built an anaerobic digester at Deer Run Dairy in Appleton, Wisconsin, to transform animal waste into clean, low-carbon fuel for the transport sector. Renewable natural gas (RNG) production offers Deer Run Dairy the opportunity to improve its manure management practices from its herd of 1,700 milking cows. The RNG produced at Deer Run Dairy will be transported... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 20, 2020
Hyliion, a firm specialising in electrified powertrain systems, has teamed up with American Natural Gas (ANG) to offer Hyliion customers discounted renewable natural gas (RNG) at ANG fuelling stations across the US. For qualifying fleet customers, ANG has agreed to build new fuelling stations near Hyliion customer locations, with no upfront capital costs to customers. The... [Read More]

Policy News
Oct 19, 2020
Nine organisations have issued a joint statement urging the Platform on Sustainable Finance to consider the position of waste-to-energy under the EU Taxonomy. The letter was signed by the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants, COGEN Europe, Energy Cities, Energy Technologies Europe, ESWET, Euroheat & Power, the European Waste Management Association (FEAD),... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 19, 2020
Andy Hill, chair of the Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) is standing down from the lead role at the trade body’s annual general meeting in March 2021. Hill has been chair of the WRA for eight years and was on the board for two years before that. He will hand over the role to current deputy chair, Richard Coulson. Hill will then take up the role of deputy chair... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 19, 2020
Welsh biotech company Genesis Biosciences has developed a new additive to help bolster the anaerobic digestion (AD) system. The Cardiff-based company identified a novel mineral carrier with the correct parameters to bolster the most sensitive microbial components of the AD system and, through extensive laboratory genomic screening, it was found that if paired with non-pathogenic... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 19, 2020
Logan City Council in Australia has successfully converted human waste into energy at Loganholme Wastewater Treatment Plant. Working with gasification systems provider Pyrocal and Downer Group, the council has been trialling a process that sees sewage sludge (biosolids) baked in extreme temperatures to produce biogas. The biogas then used to heat the remaining biosolids,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 19, 2020
A study into UK universities’ commitments to sustainable energy by price comparison service Uswitch has highlighted which educational facilities are doing the most to limit the effect on their environment. The study found 53 of the 105 universities that responded came back with three positive notes on three key questions: who is the energy supplier and are you on... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 19, 2020
Dickinson’s College Farm in Philadelphia, US, is one of 12 recipients to receive a share of approximately $3 million (€2.55 million) of funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to explore anaerobic digestion (AD) and food waste opportunities. The $300,000 (€255,000) grant was allocated to Dickinson to help reduce food loss and waste and to divert... [Read More]


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