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Nov 19, 2019
1,400 tonnes of CO2 emissions saved in UK biomethane HGV trial
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]

Biogas News
Oct 29, 2019
US firm Maryland Environmental Service (MES) will provide extensive operational expertise to Bioenergy DevCo (BDC) on two new anaerobic digestion projects in Maryland. MES, a not-for-profit, will help the anaerobic digestion (AD) construction firm as it designs, sites, builds, permits and operates two new facilities in Baltimore, US. "This agreement is an important... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 29, 2019
A UK biomethane plant is now live after only a six-month construction period. Weltec Biopower's anaerobic digestion plant delivered the first biomethane to the UK gas distribution network on 14 October. It is estimated the facility will deliver c7.3 million m3/year biomethane, enough to supply around 9,600 households with sustainable energy, 24/7. The plant utilises... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 29, 2019
An estimated 18,000 tonnes of "perfectly edible" pumpkins are discarded in the UK every year. Over Halloween, ReFood, the UK's largest food waste recycler, is urging consumers to think before discarding food, as it could be recycled and used to create biogas. Around 15 million pumpkins are grown in the UK every year, but less than a third are consumed. Over Halloween,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 25, 2019
Biomethane has been named as one of the best-positioned fuels to reach net zero emissions by a recent study. The joint study by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and A.P. Moller – Maersk (known as Maersk) found that the best opportunities for decarbonising shipping lie in finding new sustainable energy sources. Based on market projections, the study found that biomethane, alcohol... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 25, 2019
A recent report by the World Biogas Association (WBA) estimates the industry could reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 12%. The association’s latest members, SHV Energy, Engie and Suez have applauded its mission to bring the industry together to realise the full potential of biogas. WBA is bringing companies together to look at how fast its members could build... [Read More]


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