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Oct 25, 2019
Prestige Funds marks £100m in loans to biogas and AD projects in 2019
Biomass News
Oct 24, 2019
Ince Bio Power, the largest waste wood gasifier in the UK, has officially opened. The new facility is the UK’s largest biomass plant generating 21.5MW of electricity – enough to power 40,000 homes every year. The plant was officially opened by the Mayor of Ellesmere Port in Cheshire, northern England. It is owned by the Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG) – an... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 24, 2019
The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has written to UK Chancellor Sajid Javid ahead of the next budget announcement to set out the industry’s views on policies needed to boost the AD sector. The organisation wrote to the Chancellor advising that the UK needs to “show leadership” on ultra-low carbon technologies, and fulfil the potential... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 24, 2019
European biogas plant manufacturer Biogest has signed a deal with Greek firm Elakmon to expand into the market. The cooperation agreement will enable Biogest to expand into a market with an “attractive framework” and large availability of agro-industrial residues. Biogest has already worked on projects in the UK, France, Croatia, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 22, 2019
The European Commission has amended Annex V of REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) to exempt digestate from registration. REACH is a regulation of the European Union designed to “improve the protection of human health and the environment” from risks posed by chemicals. Through REACH, companies must register their substances... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 17, 2019
Leading UK chopper pump and mixer manufacturer Landia UK is celebrating 25 years in business. Starting with just two members of staff, the firm has grown into a successful solutions provider, particularly in the anaerobic digestion (AD) sector. Landia UK originally opened its doors near Whitchurch, Shropshire, and has seen its pumps and mixers serve multiple industries.... [Read More]

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]


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