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Feb 19, 2020
New biogas plant will utilise tapioca production waste
Biomass News
Feb 19, 2020
Greencoat Capital has launched a new closed-ended private markets fund, Greencoat Renewable Income (GRI), for investments in bioenergy, wind, solar and renewable heat. The firm has secured £277 million (€333 million) of commitments from UK pension investors Brunel and the Trustee of the Superannuation Arrangements of the University of London (SAUL). GRI offers institutional... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 18, 2020
UK-based bus transportation firm First West of England has launched 77 biomethane-powered buses in the city of Bristol. The first 10 biogas buses came into operation in January 2020, refuelling at an existing biogas station that opened in 2019. As part of the company’s latest initiative, First has constructed a new gas filling station at the Lawrence Hill depot where... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 18, 2020
Versalis, an Italian chemical company and subsidiary of Eni, has announced that the biomass plant it acquired in 2018 has been restarted. Versalis acquired M&G’s bio companies after the firm filed for bankruptcy in Europe and the US in October 2017. The acquisition included the assets and resources related to development activities, industrialisation, technologies... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 18, 2020
Canadian firm XEBEC ADSORPTION, a global provider of clean energy solutions, has signed an agreement with Bähler Biogas to develop a renewable natural gas (RNG) facility. The new integrated facility, to be constructed in Québec, will process various organic wastes for the production of RNG and biofertilisers. It will process more than 45,000 tonnes of organic waste... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 17, 2020
California, US-based Brightmark Energy has signed a manure supply agreement with two dairy companies in South Dakota. The partnership with Boadwine Farms and Moody County Dairy will see Brightmark capture methane produced by 12,000 dairy cows and heifers to convert into renewable natural gas (RNG). It is hoped the project – named the Athena RNG project - will produce... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 17, 2020
A major green energy firm in the Netherlands has been granted a licence for a biogas plant. Stercore, based in the province of Drenthe, has been granted the licence by the Province of Drenthe to build a manure gasification plant in Emmen in the northeast of the Netherlands. The project will see Stercore partner with livestock farmers to collect and process manure, which... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 17, 2020
Southern California Gas Co (SoCalGas) has announced support for the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) new Incentive Reservation System for the CPUC biomethane monetary incentive programme. The reservation system will help to increase transparency about available incentive funding for biomethane interconnection projects in California. According to SoCalGas,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 12, 2020
Oberon Fuels, which produces ultra-low-carbon, renewable dimethyl ether (rDME) transport fuel and propane fuel distributor SHV Energy have teamed up to accelerate the use of rDME to reduce the carbon footprint of transportation fuel. Using a 20% blend of the cleaner fuel, propane’s carbon intensity (CI) value can be reduced from 83 gCO2e/MJ to 11 gCO2e/MJ. In 2019,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 6, 2020
Logistics provider UPS has signed two multi-year renewable natural gas (RNG) agreements, one with Kinetrex Energy and the other with TruStar Energy. The contracts will provide UPS with a combined volume of up to 80 million gallon equivalents (GEs) of RNG over the terms of the agreements. “The use of RNG is a very important part of UPS’s strategy to increase alternative... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 5, 2020
Following the launch of the next UN Climate Change Summit COP26, which will take place later this year in Glasgow, UK, the UK anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to commit to biogas and AD to help achieve the UK’s net zero target. Launching COP26, Johnson said that “2020 is the year when we turn the tide on global warming,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 4, 2020
UK biogas company Warrens Emerald Biogas is to ‘ramp up’ the processing capacity at its plant by 40% following a major cash injection. Warrens Group, based in the North East of England, was recently acquired by Bio Capital, an environmental investment fund. The site converts food waste into renewable energy and was the region’s first anaerobic digestion (AD) facility... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 3, 2020
Seven companies have joined the American Biogas Council (ABC) board of directors, joining the likes of Brightmark Energy, Environmental Energy Capital and AgriReNew. Bryan Nudelbacher, director of business development at U.S. Gain, Chip Stoicovy, vice-president of clean energy solutions at Air Liquide, Charles Love, renewable energy acquisition at Trillium, Tom Murray,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 31, 2020
US biotech company Aemetis has been awarded a $4.1 million (€3.7 million) grant to construct a biogas upgrading facility. Aemetis’ subsidiary company, Aemetis Biogas, received the grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC). The new facility will convert dairy biogas to renewable natural gas (RNG) as a final processing step after biogas is delivered via pipeline... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 30, 2020
Clean Energy Fuels has announced it delivered 143 million gallons of Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) in 2019, as sales of the fuel continued. The environmental impact of replacing this volume of diesel fuel with RNG is the equivalent to reducing 745,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, planting 12 million trees, removing 158,000 cars from the road, or reducing... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 29, 2020
Greenlane Renewables has signed an agreement in principle with France-based SWEN Capital Partners to create a joint venture (JV) to encourage deployment of Greenlane’s biogas upgrading systems. The JV will provide an innovative finance solution for customers in Europe using a build, own, operate model. The two companies intend to use the JB to help remove the burden... [Read More]


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