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Jan 15, 2021
National Grid US joins initiative to develop bioenergy, RNG, clean hydrogen
Biomass News
Jan 15, 2021
In 2020, the companies in North Sea Port reported 63.5 million tons of cargo transhipment from maritime shipping, down on the previous year. However, solid fuels including wood pellets and wood waste saw a modest increase. The Dutch-Flemish port recorded 8 million tons less maritime cargo transhipment than in 2019, with the COVID-19 crisis, Brexit, and the oil crisis... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 15, 2021
Atlantic Power Corporation, an independent US power producer, will be acquired by I Squared Capital, a global infrastructure investor in a $961 million (€791 million) deal. The two firms entered into a definitive agreement under which Atlantic Power’s outstanding common shares and convertible debentures, and the outstanding preferred shares and medium-term notes... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 15, 2021
Emerging Energy Corp (EEC), based in Frankfurt, has partnered with German social biogas start-up (B) Energy, to bring portable biogas to Africa’s rural areas. (B) Energy’s business partners participate in biogas business training and start with importing several systems. Once the new importer has started to make the biogas systems available on the market, independent... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 15, 2021
Brewdog’s plans to build an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility, water treatment plant, CO2 recovery plant and associated energy generation centre have been recommended for approval. According to the Evening Express, the idea behind the proposal is to help BrewDog, a multinational brewery and pub chain, to become the ‘world’s most sustainable drinks firm’ and... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 14, 2021
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have confirmed their continued commitment to accelerating the deployment of renewable energy technologies in agri-food, fisheries and forestry chains and sustainable bioenergy through the signature of a collaboration agreement. Signed by FAO director-general... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 14, 2021
The Polish Power Exchange (TGE) and the Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) have signed a cooperation agreement to develop a biomethane market in Poland. Signed on 12 January, TGE and PGNiG intend to jointly prepare modern solutions supporting the creation and development of Poland’s biomethane industry. Both PGNiG, a key player in the gas market, and TGE, a trading... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 14, 2021
Biogest has received its first US order to build an agricultural biogas plant in Idaho, US. The plant will have a thermal output of 90,000 MMBtu annually and operates on 120,000 tonnes of cow manure per year. During the process, the manure is transformed into a high-quality organic fertiliser. Martin Schlerka, CEO of Biogest America, said: “The local agriculture... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 14, 2021
A ‘significant’ policy gap remains following the publication of the UK Government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) closure consultation, according to the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA). Based on consultation responses and work with the scheme administrator Ofgem, the UK Government said it intends to proceed with ‘the majority’... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 13, 2021
Gevo has announced it is launching Net-Zero Projects for the production of energy-dense liquid hydrocarbons using renewable energy and Gevo’s proprietary technology. The concept of Gevo’s Net-Zero Projects is to convert renewable energy (photosynthetic, wind, renewable natural gas, biogas) from a range of sources into energy-dense liquid hydrocarbons that, when... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 13, 2021
NW Natural is partnering with BioCarbN, a developer and operator of sustainable infrastructure projects, to convert methane from Tyson Foods facilities into RNG. Under this partnership, NW Natural, a subsidiary of NW Natural Holding Company, has options to invest up to an estimated $38 million in four separate RNG development projects that will access biogas derived... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 13, 2021
Iowa’s second renewable natural gas (RNG) facility at Sioux City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is now operational. The facility was launched with support from Bartlett & West, a community-driven engineering firm, and DMT Clear Gas Solutions, a technology supplier for biogas conditioning and upgrading systems. The water resource reclamation facility... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 13, 2021
Gasum’s biogas plant at the Munkka waste centre in Lohja, Finland, is now operational. The facility will convert biowaste from the Helsinki region into renewable gas for transport and industry. Around 60,000 tonnes of biodegradable feedstocks will be processed at the plant into 40 GWh of biogas, equivalent to the annual fuel consumption of 100 heavy-duty vehicles... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 12, 2021
Total has acquired Fonroche Biogaz, a company that designs, builds, and operates anaerobic digestion (AD) units in France. With almost 500 GWh of installed capacity, which doubled between 2019 and 2020, Fonroche Biogaz is today the French market leader in the production of renewable gas with more than 10% market share, thanks to a portfolio of seven units in operation... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 12, 2021
2020 was the greenest year on record for the UK’s electricity system, according to the National Grid ESO. Last year saw the UK’s average carbon intensity – the measure of CO2 emissions per unit of electricity consumed – reaching a new low. According to the National Grid’s data, last year’s average carbon intensity was 181 gCO2/kWh, continuing a new trend... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 12, 2021
Six Swedish logistics companies that tested the use of liquefied biogas (LBG) as fuel revealed their expectations were exceeded. The six firms, part of MaserFrakt, a major transport company in Sweden, said the LBG trial significantly lowered emissions and provided a better operating environment. According to MaserFrakt, the companies were happy with the climate impact... [Read More]


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