Biomass News
Sep 28, 2022
A pair of University of North Dakota (UND) researchers have both received federal grants from the US government to investigate the possibilities of clean energy from farm waste, UND announced on 27 September. The grants total more than $2.5 million (€2.6m) in research funding, with the majority of the funds from the US Department of Energy. Junior Nasah, major project... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 28, 2022
EverGen has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Fraser Valley Biogas has signed a term sheet for a long-term offtake agreement. Fraser Valley Biogas, located in Abbotsford, British Colombia, has been in operation since 2011 and is the original producing RNG project in Western Canada. The facility combines anaerobic digestion and biogas upgrading to produce RNG,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 28, 2022
India's HPCL-Mittal Energy will start up a bio-ethanol plant at its Bathinda refinery in northern India in 2023 as part of measures to reduce its carbon emissions, a company official said on Wednesday. "Our company is in the process of constructing 100,000 tonnes per annum ethanol plant based on agricultural inputs like waste food," Pravin Shirke, assistant general manager... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 27, 2022
A study conducted by the University of Copenhagen has found that almost half (45%) of Danes have never heard of Denmark's largest source of renewable energy. The university said this is the first study that explores Danish attitudes to woody biomass as an energy source, with the researchers emphasising the lack of awareness needs to be addressed by policy-makers. Woody... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 27, 2022
Co-president of the Punjab state in India and minister for new and renewable energy sources, Aman Arora, said that Punjab Energy Development Agency has initiated the process to establish an additional compressed biogas plant (CBG), according to Indian Express. It will have a capacity of 12,000 raw biogas (about 4.8 ton CBG) at Haibowal Dairy Complex on a build-own-operate... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 27, 2022
The City of Bellingham will stop pursuing anaerobic digestion projects at the Post Point Wastewater Treatment Plant following a unanimous city council vote Monday afternoon, according to Cascadia Daily News. Instead, the city will complete repairs to the existing incinerator system at the wastewater facility. The vote reverses a 2017 decision to pursue a complete overhaul... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 27, 2022
Renewable energy-focused development company Kibo Energy has announced it has signed a definitive Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) to acquire a 100% interest in a waste reception anaerobic digestor (AD) and CHP power plant (Southport) at Merseyside, UK. The acquisition of Southport, a 12MW waste-to-energy project in the UK, is in line with the Kibo's refocused strategy... [Read More]

Policy News
Sep 27, 2022
In his keynote address to the Labour Party conference, His Majesty's Leader of the Opposition Sir Keir Starmer announced plans to create a publicly-owned renewable energy company if Labour wins the next General Election. "Great British Energy" would adopt a similar model to France's EDF, and would intend to ensure a vast expansion in clean energy - delivering jobs... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 26, 2022
The cost of energy is historically high in Belgium and, to add to the problem, fossil fuels are becoming scarcer as we consume them. To adapt, farmers in Wallonia are developing more sustainable and local alternatives, reported Brussels Times. One alternative to fossil fuels is biomethanation which consists of the degradation of biomass, such as manure from a livestock... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 26, 2022
France revised rules on biogas projects on 23 September, adjusting tariffs for inflation and extending construction deadlines, in an effort to clear a backlog of farm investments, Reuters reported. President Emmanuel Macron pledged on 22 September to cut red tape to halve the time it takes to get renewable projects off the ground, as the energy crisis fuelled by Russia's... [Read More]