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]

Biomass News
Sep 17, 2020
The US Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal to accelerate the EU’s transition to a climate-neutral economy. Over the past 10 years, sustainable biomass has displaced millions of tonnes of coal in Europe and will play a critical role in helping achieve the EU’s 2030 climate goals, according to USIPA. The Commission’s... [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]

Other News
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]

Other News
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]

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]

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
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
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]

Other News
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]