Biomass News
Jul 3, 2020
Statkraft has extended a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Greencoat Capital’s Sleaford biomass plant in Lincolnshire, UK. Greencoat Capital is one of the UK’s largest investors in the renewable energy market, owning and operating projects in a range of sectors including bioenergy, onshore wind and solar PV. Statkraft previously entered into a long-term PPA... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 2, 2020
EQTEC Iberia SL, the wholly-owned subsidiary of technology solution firm EQTEC, which specialises in waste gasification to energy projects, has agreed to work with Carbon Sole Group on green energy solutions in Ireland. Under the collaboration framework agreement, the two firms will jointly participate in projects in Ireland involving biogas and district heating, waste-to-energy... [Read More]

Features
Jul 2, 2020
Introducing GoodChips® — the first international certification scheme for wood chips. Wood chips have been produced and traded worldwide for decades. In the 1960s, the first transoceanic shipments of wood chips hinted at a boost of their industrial use, which turned out to be the reality today. According to Bioenergy Europe, wood chips represent 50% of all the... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 2, 2020
Avista Utilities, a Washington, US-based energy utility firm, is seeking proposals from renewable energy project developers who are capable of constructing, owning, and operating up to 120 average megawatts (aMW), whether through one or multiple proposals with a minimum net annual output of 20 aMW. Through a request for proposal (RFP), Avista intends to secure the output... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 2, 2020
DB Cargo UK has announced a new five-year ‘hook and haul’ contract to transport biomass supplies to Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire. DB Cargo, one of the UK’s largest rail freight operators, will run an average of 60 trains per week from the ports of Immingham and Hull to the power station near Selby. Each train will carry around 1,650 tonnes of biomass... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 1, 2020
Valmet Oyj will supply a complete district heating plant to Göteborg Energi AB in Gothenburg, Sweden. The new hot water plant, which is typically worth above €40 million, will reduce fossil carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by around 25,000 tons per year. It will replace two old boilers originally designed for oil and coal but converted to run on wood pellets in 2003.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 1, 2020
Major energy producer ENGIE and BTS Biogas, a sister company of Bioenergy DevCo, have signed a memorandum of understanding under which the two firms will share expertise and resources to expand decarbonisation efforts, starting in Italy. The agreement will create a shared project pipeline, allowing both firms to maximise their experience in developing, constructing,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 1, 2020
Shell Energy Europe has agreed to purchase biogas from Danish firm Nature Energy. The agreement is, to date, the largest of its kind in the world, according to Nature Energy, and confirms that biogas has an important role to play in the green transition. The firms have not revealed the size of the agreement. Ole Hvelpund, CEO of Nature Energy, commented: “The agreement... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 1, 2020
The UK could see a “vast reduction” in renewable heat projects over the next 12 months and a potential return to fossil fuels if current government proposals are approved, according to the UK Pellet Council and Biomass Heat Works!. Representatives from the two organisations are urging those supplying to, operating within, or using biomass for domestic or commercial... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 30, 2020
Greenlane Renewables announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenlane Biogas North America, has signed CAD$20.6 million (€13.4 million) in new supply contracts using Greenlane’s Pressure Swing Adsorption biogas upgrading system. The first contract, worth CAD$17.1 million (€11.1 million), is for the supply of biogas upgrading and related equipment to a multi-location... [Read More]