Features
Oct 22, 2021
In our September/October edition, we asked a handful of industry experts one question – what can the biomass industry do to win over sceptics? This response is by Mark Sommerfeld, head of power and flexibility at the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA). "For the last few years, public support for biomass, and its use within renewable bioenergy... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 22, 2021
TerraVest Industries has received its first manufacturing contract to supply a biogas upgrading system for a project in Western Canada. The system will be able to process up to 1,200 Nm3/h of raw biogas and remove impurities such as hydrogen sulphide and CO2 to produce RNG suitable for pipeline injection. “We are extremely pleased that our renewables group, which... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 22, 2021
Seaspan Ferries has become the first Canadian marine company to pilot the use of RNG. Seaspan expects that data from the pilot will confirm that, by using RNG, greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced by more than 85% compared to traditional diesel fuel. Like conventional natural gas, RNG can be used as a transport fuel in the form of CNG or LNG. RNG has been approved... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 22, 2021
Enviva Partners and GreenGasUSA, an integrated RNG solutions provider, have announced 10-year offtake agreement to decarbonise natural gas-related emissions in Enviva’s operations. The agreement is expected to eliminate more than 64,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent from the atmosphere every year – equivalent to 14,000 passenger cars removed from the road. Enviva’s... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 21, 2021
Sixty-five percent of executives working in hard-to-abate sectors see carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) as ‘critical’ or ‘important’ in reaching their decarbonisation goals, a new report shows. The Scaling up CCUS – market insights report is based on an anonymous survey of senior executives and input from an expert panel. It was published by Decarb... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 21, 2021
Consultations have opened in Australia on national reforms to support the roll-out of hydrogen, biomethane, and other renewable gases to be used in the country’s gas networks. Energy Ministers agreed in August to expedite reforms to support investment in projects that will help to scale up Australia’s clean hydrogen and biomethane industries. The aim of these... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 21, 2021
The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) has approved FortisBC’s RNG offtake agreement with EverGen Infrastructure Corp’s (EverGen) anaerobic digester expansion project. According to EverGen, Canada’s RNG infrastructure platform, the agreement concerns its wholly-owned subsidiary, Net Zero Waste Abbotsford (NZWA) - a composting and organic processing facility... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 21, 2021
Drax is beginning a major planning consultation to seek the public’s views on its bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) proposals. The announcement follows the publication of the Government’s Net Zero Strategy, which outlined how vital engineered greenhouse gas removal (GGR) technologies, such as BECCS, could be in delivering the UK’s decarbonisation... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 20, 2021
British Columbia (BC) is investing in renewable gas capture at a Vancouver landfill. The Province is investing $4.28 million (€2.98 million) to expand the Vancouver landfill gas capture system through the CleanBC Industry Fund, with matching funds from the City of Vancouver. Vancouver landfill is a 320-hectare site owned by the City of Vancouver. Approximately... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 20, 2021
Enviva has welcomed a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) for a more rapid transition to net-zero carbon emissions, a tripling of public investments in clean energy technology, and a growing role for ‘modern bioenergy’. The IEA World Energy Outlook report, released last week, is designed to provide independent, objective, scientific assistance... [Read More]