Biogas News
Dec 10, 2019
Scania Denmark is offering customers trial rentals of its compressed biogas G 410 truck. According to the company, despite the clear advantages of anaerobic digestion to create biogas for transport, customers are “reluctant” to make the switch to biogas. The biogas truck available to rent from Scania is a 4x2 tractor the company says suits “the many common transport... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 10, 2019
Biogas industry leaders have formed a global partnership to provide “state-of-the-art, turnkey technology solutions” for turning organic waste into renewable energy and organic fertilisers. The Integrated Biogas Alliance will be one of the largest global partnerships of its kind. Its founding members include AB Energy (Italy), Greenlane Renewables (Canada), Eisenmann... [Read More]

Biomass News
Dec 10, 2019
Energy firm Drax, which runs the UK’s largest power station on biomass and coal, has outlined plans to become carbon negative by 2030. The company’s ambition will depend on a negative emissions policy and investment framework for new technologies like bioenergy, alongside carbon capture and storage. If Drax reaches its goal, it will mean the company removes more... [Read More]

Biomass News
Dec 6, 2019
The decarbonisation potential of biomass is "still overlooked" in the UK, according to the Biomass Heat Works! campaign. The statement follows the announcement that the Rural Services Partnership (RSN) – an organisation which champions rural causes – will work alongside the campaign to further the nation’s decarbonisation agenda. Forming part of the RSN, which... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 5, 2019
U.S. Gain, a renewable natural gas company, has agreed to purchase dairy-based renewable natural gas (RNG) from Brightmark Energy. Earlier this year, Brightmark Energy announced major investments at dairy farms across the US, including in Madison, Wisconsin, Washington, New York, Yakima County and Byron. With the help of Brightmark Energy, these dairy farms will produce... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 5, 2019
Canadian biofuels firm Iogen Corporation has congratulated Threemile Canyon Farms and Equilibrium for the successful opening of the only dairy manure renewable natural gas production facility in Oregon, US. The facility, located near Boardman in Oregon, uses manure from 33,000 dairy cows to feed an anaerobic digestion (AD) system, followed by a biogas clean-up system... [Read More]

Biomass News
Dec 4, 2019
Enough energy was generated from biomass plants in Yorkshire, UK last year to power nearly three million homes, according to new research. A report by the Yorkshire Post cites the data by the JPIMedia Data Unit, which found that plant biomass now accounts for more than a fifth (21%) of the UK’s renewable energy nationwide, second only to wind power. According to the... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 4, 2019
Global carbon dioxide emissions have risen slightly this year, despite a shift away from the use of coal. According to research by the Global Carbon Project, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will increase by 0.6% in 2019. The rise is due to the increased use of oil and natural gas. The data showed there was a strong rise in emissions in 2018, almost 3%, with strong demand... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 3, 2019
Specialist bioenergy funding provider Privilege Finance has launched a ‘manifesto’ for renewable energy from waste. The manifesto outlines the company’s vision for shaping a future whereby the UK is energy self-sufficient and sends zero food waste to landfill. “In the current election campaign, the green agenda has been at the front of peoples’ minds like... [Read More]

Biomass News
Dec 3, 2019
Wood pellet producer Enviva has received a permit to build a new facility in Alabama, US. The firm released a statement thanking the Alabama Department of Environmental Management for its approval, which will pave the way for 85 full-time jobs alongside a further 180 jobs in logging, transportation and local services, and 300-400 jobs during the construction of the plant. The... [Read More]