Policy News
Feb 3, 2023
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced several new clean energy initiatives in India's annual federal budget speech Wednesday, saying "green growth" is a top priority for the country, reported The South Asian Times. More than $8 billion (€7.3bn) will be invested in projects such as mangrove restoration in coastal regions, which help suck carbon dioxide out of... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 3, 2023
The Yufutsu biomass-fired power plant began commercial operations yesterday (2 February), following a successful trial run. Sojitz Corporation and Nippon Paper Industries jointly established Yufutsu Energy Centre, a biomass power plant business, and began construction of the plant in May 2020. Now completed, the 74.95MW plant stands as one of Japan's largest biomass... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 3, 2023
IFM Net Zero Infrastructure Fund has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in GreenGasUSA (GreenGas), a US-based renewable natural gas (RNG) developer, owner and operator. GreenGas, which is based in Charleston, South Carolina, is a fully integrated renewables platform. It has a track record of originating, developing and operating RNG projects. It... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 2, 2023
Jonathan Wright, energy research director from financial advisory firm finnCap Group, on the increasing importance of bioenergy at a time when the world is struggling to reduce CO2 emissions as a result of stratospheric energy prices and global inflation - and how the market is already on track for exponential growth. The world is struggling to reduce CO2 emissions at... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 2, 2023
Green Create is making huge strides towards the REPowerEU plan to transform Europe's energy system with the completion of its biomethane plant in Wijster, the Netherlands. With this plant, Green Create said it helps to reduce the EU’s dependence on fossil fuels and tackle the climate crisis. In 2020, Green Create embarked on building one of the largest manure-fed biomethane... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 2, 2023
Thachang Green Energy (TGE), the SET-listed biomass power plant developer and operator, has been awarded a contract to invest, develop and operate a power plant and manage the municipal solid waste of Tambon Nong Mamong in the Nong Mamong district of the Chai Nat province in Thailand. Chief executive Sumate Laksitanonta said Thachang Energy Solution, a subsidiary in which... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 2, 2023
The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) has made a detailed submission to the recent Bioeconomy Action Plan consultation, on behalf of its members. IrBEA highlighted the crucial role and potential of bioenergy in response to a number of dedicated topics. The organisation highlighted some general points regarding the emerging sector, and in particular, the role the bioenergy... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 1, 2023
The power-to-gas plant operated by Limmat Valley utility Limeco has received the prestigious Watt d'Or 2023 award in the energy technology category. The award is presented annually by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE). During the award ceremony, which was held in mid-January in Bern, Hitachi Zosen Inova's technology also received this commendation of energy excellence... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 1, 2023
Aemetis, a renewable natural gas (RNG) and renewable fuels company focused on negative carbon intensity products, has announced the completion of significant infrastructural development work. The California-based firm has finished construction, testing and commissioning 36 miles of additional biogas pipeline, two biogas digesters, its biogas-to-renewable natural gas upgrading... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 1, 2023
An open letter has called for the European Parliament to include an "ambitious and binding" EU-level biomethane target of 35bcm in the Gas Regulation, in line with the REPowerEU plan. The letter was released by the European Biogas Association. It said that, along with easier network access for producers and well-functioning cross-border trade, this move is critical if... [Read More]