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Oct 17, 2019
Landia UK celebrates 25-year milestone and progress in AD, biogas sectors
Biomass News
Oct 15, 2019
The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has welcomed the environmental pledges outlined in the Queen’s Speech to “enshrine environmental principles into law to protect and improve the environment for future generations”. The Queen announced the proposed creation of the Office for Environmental Protection to provide independent scrutiny and... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 14, 2019
Renewable electricity from windfarms, solar panels, biomass and hydro plants generated more electricity than fossil fuels in the third quarter of 2019. A study by UK website Carbon Brief, which aims to deliver a clear understanding of climate change, discovered that during July, August and September this year, renewables generated an estimated total of 29.5 terawatt hours... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 14, 2019
Mazoon Dairy Company (MDC), based in Oman, has opened a biogas plant - the first of its kind in the region. MDC is the country’s newest dairy farm, covering more than 15km2 with significant housing, feed and fodder mixing and storage facilities, a milking parlour, veterinary facilities, a processing and packaging plant, sales and logistics facilities and a waste treatment... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 10, 2019
Texas, US-based company Element Markets Renewable Energy (EMRE) has secured a five-year contract with Monarch Bioenergy to market its renewable natural gas (RNG) production. Monarch, a joint venture between meat processing company Smithfield Foods and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE), names Element Markets as the exclusive marketer for the RNG produced at its biomethane... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 10, 2019
The brewer of Scotland’s best-selling beer has announced a £14 million (€15.5 million) investment in green initiatives, including anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities. Tennent’s lager, made at the Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow, announced its plans through a new marketing campaign with the tagline: ‘Because life is bigger than beer’. Tennent’s aims to become... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 10, 2019
Scientists at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia have designed a graphene filter to purify methane from biogas. The research team, led by Dr Rakesh Joshi of the UNSW School of Materials Science and Engineering, found that graphene membranes can be used to extract methane present in biogas generated during the breakdown of organic materials in wastewater... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 9, 2019
PostNord, the leading logistics solutions provider in Nordic countries, has introduced four biogas-fuelled delivery vehicles in Finland. The use of biogas in transport can drastically reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over the lifecycle of the fuel by up to 85% compared with traditional fuels. According to Nordic energy company Gasum, the Finnish transport sector... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 9, 2019
An Irish logistics company has become the first haulier to complete a zero-carbon HGV delivery to Europe. Virginia International Logistics transported processed beef from County Cavan, Ireland to Caen in northern France. The 1,121km trip was fuelled by renewable gas. The lorry was fuelled by bio-compressed gas purchased from biomethane producers in Europe and delivered... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 9, 2019
French waste management company Suez has signed a deal with the City of Montreal to create an organic waste treatment centre. The new plant will convert organic waste material into biomethane, providing enough renewable gas to power around 3,600 households. The €115 million contract covers a two-year construction period followed by five years of operations. This is... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 9, 2019
Indian firm Energy Power has partnered with US-based Bloom Energy to install a zero-carbon solution at its biogas plant in Maharashtra, west-central India. Energy Power will deploy an integrated zero-carbon solution to combine its new agricultural and municipal waste digester with solid oxide fuel cells to produce renewable power for its customers. The project is expected... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 8, 2019
Two French organisations, the French Public Transport Central Purchasing Office (CATP) and Ile-de-France Mobilités, have ordered 409 biogas buses for the city of Paris. The Urbanway Natural Power buses were ordered from IVECO Bus and will operate in the inner and outer suburbs of the Paris metropolitan area. According to a report by Transport Engineer, the deal was... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 8, 2019
Faroese salmon farming company Bakkafrost has been recognised in the Faroese Business Initiative Awards for its biogas plant, which will convert salmon waste into energy using anaerobic digestion. The 12,000-square metre plant, named ‘FÖRKA’, will be able to convert up to 50,000 metric tonnes of waste, half of which will come from cow manure and the rest coming from... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 8, 2019
UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Andrea Leadsom, has approved plans for Drax Power to install four new natural gas turbines at its plant in North Yorkshire, overturning a decision by the UK’s Planning Inspectorate. Drax operates a biomass and coal-fired power station in Selby and wants to build four combined cycle gas turbines (CCGTs)... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 8, 2019
A 170,000 tonnes per year waste wood gasification plant has opened in Cheshire, UK. The plant, now owned by the Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG), was developed by infrastructure firm CoGen. It works by using wood as a feedstock into a gasifier, with the resulting gas then being burned to produce a steam which runs a turbine. The plant is expected to generate 22MW of... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 3, 2019
Gas Networks Ireland and its parent company Ervia say they will reduce Ireland’s carbon emissions by a third with their Vision 2050 plan. Through a combination of technologies, Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) explained how it can reduce Ireland’s total carbon emissions by one third and create a net zero carbon gas network. GNI’s vision is that by 2050, half of the... [Read More]


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