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Feb 18, 2020
New biogas facility to be built in Québec
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]

Biogas News
Jan 28, 2020
Planning permission has been refused for a biogas plant in Gort, Ireland. The plans were opposed by locals, who submitted hundreds of objections to the facility. Sustainable Bio-Energy submitted plans to the county council for the biogas plant on a 10-hectare site in the west of Ireland. The plant would have treated farm waste to produce renewable energy and fertiliser. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 27, 2020
Alpheus Environmental has won a contract to provide wastewater services at Glenmorangie Distillery to generate renewable energy. The Cambridgeshire, UK-based company, a contracting arm of Anglian Water Group, will install an anaerobic digestion facility to generate electricity from wastewater by-products at the distillery. Three full-time workers from Alpheus will be... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 27, 2020
British Gas has launched a 100% renewable tariff, providing customers with renewable electricity matched through Guarantees of Origin certificates or Renewable Energy Guarantee of Origin Certificates. The Green Future Tariff includes green gas, with 10% sourced from biomethane produced by renewables, and the remaining 90% carbon offset thanks to a partnership with ClimateCare.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 24, 2020
Renewable natural gas (RNG) firm U.S. Gain has purchased an anaerobic digester in Wisconsin, US. The company is coordinating the installation of biogas clean-up equipment at Deer Run Dairy to strip the impurities from the dairy-derived biogas. U.S. Gain will lead project certification efforts with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources... [Read More]


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