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Jan 28, 2020
Planning permission for Irish biogas plant refused
Biogas News
Jan 27, 2020
Alpheus Environmental has won a contract to provide wastewater services at Glenmorangie Distillery to generate renewable energy. The Cambridgeshire, UK-based company, a contracting arm of Anglian Water Group, will install an anaerobic digestion facility to generate electricity from wastewater by-products at the distillery. Three full-time workers from Alpheus will be... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 27, 2020
British Gas has launched a 100% renewable tariff, providing customers with renewable electricity matched through Guarantees of Origin certificates or Renewable Energy Guarantee of Origin Certificates. The Green Future Tariff includes green gas, with 10% sourced from biomethane produced by renewables, and the remaining 90% carbon offset thanks to a partnership with ClimateCare.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 24, 2020
Renewable natural gas (RNG) firm U.S. Gain has purchased an anaerobic digester in Wisconsin, US. The company is coordinating the installation of biogas clean-up equipment at Deer Run Dairy to strip the impurities from the dairy-derived biogas. U.S. Gain will lead project certification efforts with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 22, 2020
California, US-based Brightmark Energy has partnered with four dairy farms in central Florida on a biogas project. Brightmark and Larson Family Farms will build three anaerobic digesters to convert a total of 230,000 tonnes of dairy manure per year from 9,900 cows into biogas. Brightmark will develop, own and operate the project in Okeechobee Country, Florida. Once... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 22, 2020
Nevada, US-based NV Energy is requesting proposals to add new renewable energy projects to its portfolio. The company is seeking proposals for all areas of renewables, including biomass, biogas, wind, solar and geothermal, which are compliant with Nevada’s existing renewable portfolio standards. The announcement follows the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada’s... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 22, 2020
Danish biomass boiler firm Aalborg Energie Technik (AET) has secured a contract to help build a poultry manure-fired plant in Turkey. AET will assist Gülsan Holding’s subsidiaryMAV Elektrik with the project to create cleaner air, prevent water and soil contamination and provide a commercial income from poultry manure, which was previously seen as a waste product. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 21, 2020
Three organisations in the biogas and transport sector have called on EU policymakers to boost the deployment of infrastructure to deliver natural gas and renewable gas/biomethane across the European Union (EU). The European Biogas Association (EBA), the Natural & Biogas Vehicle Association (NGVA Europe) and the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 20, 2020
A food waste anaerobic digestion (AD) company is calling for “rejuvenated government support” in its drive to eradicate food waste from landfill. ReFood, which has three AD facilities in the UK, has lobbied for a UK-wide ban since launching its ‘Vision 2020’ roadmap in 2013. The organisation believes that achieving the goal of preventing all food waste from... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 16, 2020
As of 1 January 2020, all buses in the Estonian city of Tartu will run on biomethane. Tartu is one of the few medium-sized cities in Europe where the city’s entire public transport system has been converted to run on renewable fuel. Energy company Alexela supplies Tartu’s urban buses with biomethane via the region’s largest public gas filling station in the city... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 15, 2020
Two new biogas tax credits are set to boost growth in the sector, according to the American Biogas Council (ABC). The credits can be used for projects that will be developed in 2020 or started operations during the last two years when these credits were expired. The ABC says the announcement marks a “major step forward” for the biogas industry, which has been at... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 15, 2020
Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) and Calgren Dairy Fuels have announced that four additional dairy farms have started sending manure-derived methane to Calgren’s biogas operation in Pixley, California. Calgren processes the methane into high-quality renewable natural gas (RNG) before it is injected into SoCalGas’ system. The Calgren biogas facility now collects... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 15, 2020
US-based biofuels company Gevo has partnered with three dairy farms that will provide manure to be converted into pipeline-quality biogas or renewable natural gas (RNG). The three dairy farms expect to generate around 350,000 MMBTU of biogas per year for sale to off-takers, or to be used by Gevo’s affiliate, Agri-Energy. Through the new contracts, Gevo is hoping to... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 13, 2020
Just over 1.6% of the UK’s agricultural land was used to grow bioenergy crops for use in transport fuel, electricity and biogas production in 2018. Recent statistics from the Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) revealed that a total of 94,000 hectares (ha) of land were used to grow crops for bioenergy. However, the overall land area used to... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 13, 2020
The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), a national entity for economic development aid, has allocated $105 million (€94.4 million) for eight renewable energy projects, including a biogas project. The funding forms part of the seventh cycle of its partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The IRENA/ADFD facility announcement marks a record... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 10, 2020
Residents at a town in Staffordshire, UK are calling for an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility to be fined for causing unpleasant odours. People living outside the Biffa-owned Poplars Landfill and Anaerobic Digestion facility have complained about the smell from the site and even created a Facebook group called ‘Cannock tip – stop the stench’, which has attracted... [Read More]


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