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Aug 19, 2019
US start-up launches venture to convert organic waste into hydrogen gas for biofuels
Biomass News
Aug 16, 2019
The Canadian city of Vancouver is considering processing dog waste using anaerobic digestion. Local reports suggest the city will soon hire staff to remove dog waste from dog waste bags, which residents are currently required to use before depositing the waste in designated bins. A recent report by the Bowen Island Undercurrent stated that city tender documents reveal... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 15, 2019
The first power plant fuelled by turkey manure and wood chips in the US has been demolished, but a new biogas facility may take its place. The Fibrominn biomass plant in Benson, Minnesota, was built in 2007 to provide an alternative to land-spreading turkey litter. It was the first of its kind in the US and produced 55MW of electric power by burning turkey manure combined... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 14, 2019
An Atlas Copco oxygen generator is helping a German biogas producer to create cleaner, more sustainable methane Nat-Ur-Gas Solschen commissioned Bioconsruct, based in the German city of Melle, to design and build their biogas plant in 2016. Desulphurisation of biogas using oxygen produces a more sustainable energy source for the grid and reduces operating costs through... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 13, 2019
Austrian biogas plant manufacturer Biogest is to build its first biogas plant in South Korea. The project, developed in cooperation with HC Energy, will expand the company’s international portfolio. HC Energy is a South Korean company with more than 10 years’ experience in the renewable energy sector. The company will work with the City Government and the Agricultural... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 13, 2019
A renewable natural gas (RNG) project is rapidly gaining pace in the state of Colorado, US. In July 2019, environmental contractor CGRS brought in local firm Maverick Steel to begin building the framework for a new 23,000 square-foot biogas treatment and RNG fuelling station facility. Once complete, the new facility will transform by-products from the wastewater... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 9, 2019
Bioenergy DevCo, a global developer of anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities, has received its first institutional investment of $106 million (€94.6 million) from Newlight Partners. Bioenergy DevCo has more than 200 plants throughout the world that create renewable natural gas and healthy soil products. According to a recent statement, the firm intends to use its new... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 9, 2019
Renewable biomethane has entered the network at Ireland’s first purpose-built injection facility in County Kildare. Gas Networks Ireland announced the news alongside revealing it has applied for planning permission for a second injection point in North Cork. This is the firm’s first step in its €28 million plan to roll out a network of renewable gas injection... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 8, 2019
Leading life science investor Novo Holdings has invested $72 million (€64.2 million) in carbon recycling company LanzaTech to support the development of its sustainable fuels and chemicals platform. The financing was Novo Holdings’ fourth investment within the growth equity area so far in 2019. These investments enable the firm to support companies that are at the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 8, 2019
Bath MP Wera Hobhouse recently visited a green gas plant at a cheese farm in Somerset, UK. Wyke Farms has been generating biomethane at its facility since 2015, using its own onsite anaerobic digesters. The plant converts 75,000 tonnes of biodegradable waste from its farm and neighbouring properties into energy every year. The resulting biomethane is then pumped into... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 6, 2019
Virtual Equity Partners (VEP) has taken ownership of BTS Biogas, the largest provider of biogas plants in Italy. BTS Biogas was founded in 2008 and quickly established itself as a worldwide technological leader in the development, construction and management of biogas and biomethane plants. Despite the acquisition, the company’s structure will remain the same to prevent... [Read More]

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]


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