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Apr 27, 2021
Sebigas biogas plant in Belgium now operational
Biogas News
Apr 27, 2021
Two of Fortistar’s portfolio companies, Fortistar Methane Group (FMG) and TruStar Energy are merging to form a new, fully integrated renewable fuels supply company, Opal Fuels. FMG is a developer of renewable natural gas (RNG) facilities and one of the largest independently-owned landfill gas-to-energy companies in the US, while TruStar Energy is a market leader in... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 27, 2021
Gasum and renewable materials provider Stora Enso have opened a biogas plant in Nymölla, Sweden. The ‘groundbreaking’ plant, opened on 27 April, converts process water generated by Stora Enso’s Nymölla paper mill into liquefied biogas (LBG). The plant will produce renewable fuel for the road transport, industry, and maritime sectors. The Nymölla mill produces... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 26, 2021
St Austell Brewery in Cornwall, UK has switched to a 100% renewable, sustainable CO2 supply. The company switched the supply at its site in St Austell and Hare Brewery, home of Bath Ales, to the renewable CO2 derived from the anaerobic digestion (AD) process. The CO2 will be used in the carbonation of its packaged beers, the purging of road tankers, and pressurising... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 26, 2021
SoCalGas is expanding its partnership with transport company Landi Renzo USA to convert 200 Ford F-250 service pickup trucks to run on renewable natural gas (RNG). The latest Landi Renzo Eco-Ready™ equipment is a California Air Resources Board-certified ultra-low emissions vehicle system, expected to reduce over 2,000 tonnes of CO2-equivalent per year after the completion... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 23, 2021
Business rates are an “unacceptable threat” to anaerobic digestion (AD) operators, according to industry representatives, and will hinder the UK’s ability to meet its net-zero targets. With charges escalating year-on-year, business rates are now a “real burden” to the AD industry and putting many plants out of business, according to the Anaerobic Digestion... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 23, 2021
Trondheim in Norway will receive its first gas filling station this summer. The new station, due to open in early August, is part of Gasum’s Nordic gas filling station network for heavy-duty vehicles and will provide liquefied and compressed gas. The project was developed by Gasum and retail cooperative firm, Coop, and will enable low-emission logistics for several... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 22, 2021
Green Arrow Capital (GAC) has acquired four biomethane production plants, continuing its commitment to the sector. The €75 million agreement with Lazzari e Lucchini (L&L) made last year was completed through the GAC Fund and includes the acquisition of 4BIO S.r.l. Holding, which owns four biomethane plants, still partly under construction. L&L will remain... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 22, 2021
The European Biogas Association (EBA) has welcomed the adoption of the EU Taxonomy by the European Commission (EC), which recognises biogas’ contribution to climate targets, but warned that the criteria adopted will put the use of biomethane in transport “at stake”. According to the EBA, the decision to label biogas production from anaerobic digestion as a low-carbon... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 22, 2021
EverGen, Canada’s renewable natural gas (RNG) infrastructure platform, has acquired Fraser Valley Biogas in British Columbia. Fraser Valley Biogas has been in operation since 2011 and is the ‘original’ RNG project in western Canada; it was also the first project to produce RNG into FortisBC’s network. The facility combines anaerobic digestion and biogas upgrading... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 21, 2021
Bioenergy Devco has secured conditional approval from Sussex County Council in Delaware to build one of the state’s first anaerobic digesters. According to an article by the Delaware Business Times, Devco, based in Maryland, bought the former Perdue Farms AgriRecycle facility and continues to compost 30,000 tons of poultry waste from the site. Now, the company plans... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 21, 2021
Ignoring the potential of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and bio-LNG and waiting for future fuels is a ‘mistake’, according to SEA-LNG. The organisation, a multi-sector industry coalition created to accelerate the widespread adoption of LNG as a marine fuel, believes the industry needs to take advantage today of the confirmed reduction in greenhouse gases (GHGs) of... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 20, 2021
Construction is due to begin on Gevo’s manure-derived renewable natural gas (RNG) plant in north-west Iowa. The company announced it has closed a $68.15 million (€56.5 million) Green Bond to finance the construction of the project, which will generate RNG captured from dairy cow manure. The feedstock will be supplied by three dairy farms located in north-west... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 20, 2021
Biogest and SWEN Capital Partners (SWEN CP) have invested €30 million in biomethane projects in Europe and North America and established a new company - Biogest Invest. SWEN CP recently created the first European fund committed to renewable gas - the SWEN Impact Fund for Transition (SWIFT) - whose core target is biomethane production assets and associated renewable... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 20, 2021
Fifty-three percent of all on-road fuel used in natural gas vehicles in 2020 was renewable natural gas (RNG), according to new figures. Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) reported that RNG as a transport fuel grew by 25% over 2019 volumes, increasing 267% over the last five years. The organisations... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 19, 2021
Clean Energy fuels will supply Amazon with low and negative-carbon renewable natural gas (RNG) under a new agreement. The fuel will be provided at 27 existing Clean Energy fuelling stations and another 19 non-exclusive new or upgraded Clean Energy-owned stations that Clean Energy expects to be built by the end of the year. The stations will provide RNG in 15 different... [Read More]


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