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Aug 21, 2019
New recycling and renewable energy centre opens in Scotland
Biogas News
Aug 21, 2019
A laboratory in Yucatán, Mexico has developed a prototype system that converts seaweed into biogas. Scientists started experimenting with sargassum after large quantities of the seaweed began washing up on the Yucatán coast. Raúl Tapia Tussell, head researcher in the renewable energy unit at the Yucatán Scientific Research Center (CICY) told newspaper El Economista... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 20, 2019
Reading Festival, one of the UK’s most iconic events, will be turning human waste into renewable energy. Waste produced by festivalgoers will be collected at the site and converted into electricity. The waste products will be collected by Thames Water during the five-day event as part of a green energy drive by the organisers. Nine tankers with the capacity to... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 20, 2019
Finnish food company Apetit has signed an agreement to build a bioenergy plant at its site in Kirkkonummi in southern Finland. The company received an environmental permit for the project which is expected to be completed in October 2020. Originally, Apetit was granted an investment aid for the project based on renewable energy by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 19, 2019
The Canadian city of Montreal is investing $167 million (€150 million) to establish a biomethane plant and generate renewable gas energy. Once operational, the plant will produce biomethane which could create enough renewable gas to power around 3,600 homes. It will see 60,000 tonnes of organic waste processed annually rather than being sent to landfill. The new... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 19, 2019
US start-up company Electro-Active Technologies has licensed two biorefinery technologies to convert organic waste into renewable hydrogen gas for use as a biofuel. The technologies were invented and patented by the Tennessee start-ups co-founders, Abjijeet Borole and Alex Lewis, while working at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, according... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 19, 2019
Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods have announced they are ‘breaking ground’ on North Carolina’s largest renewable natural gas (RNG) project. It is the first manure-to-energy project to begin construction under Align Renewable Natural Gas, a joint venture between Dominion and Smithfield. Once fully operational, the project will generate enough energy to power... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 16, 2019
The Canadian city of Vancouver is considering processing dog waste using anaerobic digestion. Local reports suggest the city will soon hire staff to remove dog waste from dog waste bags, which residents are currently required to use before depositing the waste in designated bins. A recent report by the Bowen Island Undercurrent stated that city tender documents reveal... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 15, 2019
The first power plant fuelled by turkey manure and wood chips in the US has been demolished, but a new biogas facility may take its place. The Fibrominn biomass plant in Benson, Minnesota, was built in 2007 to provide an alternative to land-spreading turkey litter. It was the first of its kind in the US and produced 55MW of electric power by burning turkey manure combined... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 14, 2019
An Atlas Copco oxygen generator is helping a German biogas producer to create cleaner, more sustainable methane Nat-Ur-Gas Solschen commissioned Bioconsruct, based in the German city of Melle, to design and build their biogas plant in 2016. Desulphurisation of biogas using oxygen produces a more sustainable energy source for the grid and reduces operating costs through... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 13, 2019
Austrian biogas plant manufacturer Biogest is to build its first biogas plant in South Korea. The project, developed in cooperation with HC Energy, will expand the company’s international portfolio. HC Energy is a South Korean company with more than 10 years’ experience in the renewable energy sector. The company will work with the City Government and the Agricultural... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 13, 2019
A renewable natural gas (RNG) project is rapidly gaining pace in the state of Colorado, US. In July 2019, environmental contractor CGRS brought in local firm Maverick Steel to begin building the framework for a new 23,000 square-foot biogas treatment and RNG fuelling station facility. Once complete, the new facility will transform by-products from the wastewater... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 9, 2019
Bioenergy DevCo, a global developer of anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities, has received its first institutional investment of $106 million (€94.6 million) from Newlight Partners. Bioenergy DevCo has more than 200 plants throughout the world that create renewable natural gas and healthy soil products. According to a recent statement, the firm intends to use its new... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 9, 2019
Renewable biomethane has entered the network at Ireland’s first purpose-built injection facility in County Kildare. Gas Networks Ireland announced the news alongside revealing it has applied for planning permission for a second injection point in North Cork. This is the firm’s first step in its €28 million plan to roll out a network of renewable gas injection... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 8, 2019
Leading life science investor Novo Holdings has invested $72 million (€64.2 million) in carbon recycling company LanzaTech to support the development of its sustainable fuels and chemicals platform. The financing was Novo Holdings’ fourth investment within the growth equity area so far in 2019. These investments enable the firm to support companies that are at the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 8, 2019
Bath MP Wera Hobhouse recently visited a green gas plant at a cheese farm in Somerset, UK. Wyke Farms has been generating biomethane at its facility since 2015, using its own onsite anaerobic digesters. The plant converts 75,000 tonnes of biodegradable waste from its farm and neighbouring properties into energy every year. The resulting biomethane is then pumped into... [Read More]


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