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Aug 6, 2019
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Biogas News
Aug 2, 2019
French multinational gas company Air Liquide is celebrating the first year of operations at its biomethane plant in Mississippi, US. In 2018, Air Liquide opened its first large-scale biomethane production plant in the town of Walnut. In the same year, the company also announced it had doubled its global biomethane production capacity. The Mississippi plant receives... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 2, 2019
The German Government will grant Ghana €5 million for the construction of a biogas plant. The planned 400 kW-capacity plant will produce electricity from waste. The agreement was signed by Anja Karliczek, the German Federal Minister of Education and Research, and Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Ghanaian Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation. In... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 1, 2019
The owner of a biogas plant in Nebraska, US has passed blame onto two other companies regarding a foul smell in the area in response to multiple lawsuits. The Sioux City Journal reported that Wisconsin-based Big Ox Energy submitted replies in Dakota County District Court to more than a dozen lawsuits filed against the company. Those who filed the lawsuits, mostly neighbours,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 31, 2019
A Lincolnshire fish and chip company is launching a new biogas project as part of its zero waste to landfill pledge. The Elite Fish and Chip Company will now ensure all of its waste is reused, recycled, composted or converted into energy. The 30-year-old business has partnered with resource management group Veolia to begin dividing its rubbish into separate bins, including... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 31, 2019
Two councils in Derbyshire have invited waste industry firms to take over building and maintenance of a waste treatment plant. The £145 million (approximately €158 million) project was approved in 2013 and was intended to manage household waste in the area. Derby City Council and Derbyshire County Council had been working with Resource Recovery Solutions (RRS), a... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 31, 2019
US waste disposal and removal services firm Republic Services has set new 2030 sustainability goals, which incorporate biogas targets. The plans include reducing Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 35% compared to a 2017 baseline. The Arizona-based company previously reported generating almost 13.8 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide within these... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 30, 2019
Calgren Dairy Fuels and Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) have announced the completion of Calgren’s dairy renewable natural gas facility. The project, located in Pixley in the state’s Central Valley, is the first of its kind in California and is predicted to be the largest dairy biogas operation in the US within the next six months. Calgren collects cow manure... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 29, 2019
A San Francisco-based waste and energy development company has announced that it has purchased a dairy biogas plant. Brightmark Energy purchased the anaerobic digester from Clean Fuel Partners near Madison, Wisconsin, which will convert 90,000 gallons of dairy waste per day from three local farms into biogas and other useful products. Clean Fuel Partners will continue... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 29, 2019
One of the biggest energy companies in Northern Ireland, Energia Group, has announced plans to build an anaerobic digestion plant in Belfast, the Belfast Telegraph has reported. The Power NI parent company, known as Viridian until May 2019, has revealed the £40 million (€44.3 million) project will create 200 construction jobs to build the renewable energy plant,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 26, 2019
The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) is urging the government to maintain momentum on building a more sustainable circular economy. The plea follows new appointments to the cabinet by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, including Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers, and Business, Energy and Industrial Secretary Andrea Leadsom. ABDA believes that... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 25, 2019
Brazil’s Parana state government has announced the operation of the country’s first biogas-fired plant to rely on pig manure for its fuel. The project, which cost BRL 17 million (€4.48 million) and was financially supported by power utility company Copel, created two 240kW motor-generators enabling the plant to produce around 3,000 MWh annually. It will consume... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 24, 2019
An English creamery is now using its by-products to create biogas in a new sustainable energy project. Yorkshire cheese producer Wensleydale Creamery will supply whey – which was previously discarded - to a local biogas plant to generate 10,000 MWh of thermal power, enough to heat 800 homes per year. Wensleydale Creamery produces around 4,000 tonnes of cheese annually... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 18, 2019
The recently established Bright Biomethane North America, a subsidiary of Dutch company Bright Biomethane, has said that it will soon realise its first biogas upgrade projects in the state of New York, US. The renewable natural gas (RNG) projects are reportedly the first on the US East Coast to be equipped with high efficient three-stage membrane separation technology,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 11, 2019
A biomethane plant near Pontefract in West Yorkshire is set to meet the energy needs of around 6,000 homes, thanks to a 3km directionally drilled pipeline installed under farmland by Energy Assets Utilities (EAU).  The facility will create methane from chicken litter, food waste and organic matter produced by local farms and will purify the gas to the required specification... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 11, 2019
TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory (TÜV SÜD NEL) has joined a research consortium under the European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research (EMPIR) that aims to improve the accuracy and durability of meters for renewable gases, such as biogas, biomethane, hydrogen and syngas. As renewable gases tend to have different physical characteristics... [Read More]


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