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Nov 21, 2019
Ontario Government aims to grow biogas sector by 50% over five years
Biogas News
Nov 21, 2019
Leyline Renewable Capital will provide bridge funding for the development of two anaerobic digestion facilities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, US. The agreement between Leyline and RNG Energy Solutions will see Leyline providing capital for the pre-construction phase of the projects, including permitting, engineering, site analysis and securing interconnection agreements. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 20, 2019
Scaling up renewable gas production in Europe could create at least 600,000 direct jobs by 2050, according to a report by Navigant. The new Gas for Climate analysis shows that between 600,000 and 850,000 direct jobs could be created by 2050; 1.7 million to 2.4 million jobs in total. Renewable and low-carbon gases, combined with ‘large quantities’ of renewable electricity,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 20, 2019
The American Biogas Council (ABC) has praised the introduction of the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act in the US. The Ways and Means Committee in the House of Representatives in Washington released a discussion draft of the GREEN Act on 19 November, including provisions to support the biogas industry. In the draft, the Committee describes the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 19, 2019
Gasum has opened Sweden’s northernmost gas filling station in Östersund. The station, opened on 14 November, serves both heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) and passenger cars, offering biogas and natural gas as greener fuel solutions. According to the company, the new station is a ‘crucial step’ in enabling long-distance transport to use gas from the south of Sweden... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 19, 2019
A UK research project assessing the viability of biomethane in heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) saved more than 1,400 tonnes of well-to-wheel (WTW) carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions compared to diesel in a two-year trial. The ‘Dedicated to Gas’ project deployed 20 Euro VI vehicles running on biomethane as a combination of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 18, 2019
Macquarie Capital Principal Finance (Macquarie) – the largest infrastructure investor in the world - has completed the majority acquisition of BioCow, a leading producer and innovator in the UK biogas sector. BioCow uses anaerobic digestion (AD) to create energy from agricultural waste by producing biomethane, which can be used to heat homes and businesses or as a green... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 18, 2019
Maize from flooded fields in north, east and central England could be salvaged as grain for anaerobic digestion (AD) feedstock. The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) said recent severe flooding has brought the last of the maize harvest to a standstill, leaving thousands of acres destined for AD in the ground. As utilising the crop as silage becomes... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 15, 2019
A major agricultural waste-to-energy project that will power electric vehicles in Australia is one of the first recipients of a grant from the Queensland Government's Waste to Biofutures Fund. Biogas firm Energy 360 received $363,000 (€223,540) to transform agricultural waste into bioenergy at a $1.899 million (€1.169 million) small-scale biotech facility, which... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 12, 2019
Heavy goods vehicle (HGV) fleet owners in Finland and Sweden see an environment-focused mindset as a permanent phenomenon, according to a recent survey commissioned by Gasum. The survey results revealed customers' environmental expectations have increased in both countries, and 82% of HGV fleet owners believe this is not a passing trend. Gasum, a Nordic energy company,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 12, 2019
Biogen has acquired an operational AD plant in Weston-super-Mare, UK, from Enovert. The 1.1MW facility will be integrated into Ancala's UK AD platform, Biogen, a leading owner and operator of AD plants in the UK. The facility is an important component of a broader waste management and food recycling programme within the region of Somerset, UK, according to Biogen, with... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 8, 2019
The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) is urging the UK Government to consider biogas as a viable alternative to shale gas following the ‘indefinite suspension’ of fracking across England, Scotland and Wales. Fracking - the process of injecting liquid at high pressure into the ground to open fissures and extract shale gas - was suspended by... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 8, 2019
Swedish shipping company Terntank has ordered two liquefied biogas (LBG)/liquefied natural gas- (LNG) powered tankers from AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding in China. The newly-built tankers were designed by Kongsberg (ex-Rolls-Royce) and will be in operation in the Baltic Sea and the North Sea in 2021. The AVIC SERIES 2.0 vessels will help Terntank continue its journey as... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 6, 2019
Plans to build the UK’s first commercial-scale Bio-Substitute Natural Gas (BioSNG) plant have been approved by the council. Cheshire West & Chester Council’s planning committee gave the green light to the £150 million (€174.2 million) project at Peel Environmental's Protos site in Ellesmere Port, which will generate renewable gas from up to 175,000 tonnes... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 6, 2019
CNG Fuels has announced plans to become the UK’s first supplier of carbon-neutral fuel for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs), using manure to help fleet operators achieve net zero emissions. According to the firm, HGVs account for 4.2% of UK carbon emissions. The company, headquartered in the West Midlands, is the UK’s leading supplier of bio-CNG (compressed natural gas)... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 31, 2019
Eight biogas projects received awards from the American Biogas Council (ABC) for their ‘outstanding performance and contribution’ to the industry. The winners were announced at the Biogas Industry Awards and Dinner during the BioCycle REFOR19 event in Wisconsin, US on 29 October. Five projects received a 2019 Project of the Year award in the following categories:... [Read More]


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