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Oct 21, 2022
Biogas takes up 40% of methane in Denmark’s natural gas grid
Biogas News
Oct 21, 2022
EverGen Infrastructure has announced that construction has commenced at its Core RNG Expansion Project at Fraser Valley Biogas (FVB). FVB, located in Abbotsford, British Columbia, has been in operation since 2011 and is the original producing renewable natural gas (RNG) project in Western Canada to supply FortisBC’s network. The facility combines anaerobic digestion... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 20, 2022
Shell is among a number of companies joining a second bidding round to acquire Danish biogas producer Nature Energy, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as energy firms race to boost low-carbon businesses. The sale is due to close by the end of this year and could value Nature Energy at around $2 billion, the sources said. It comes amid growing interest... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 19, 2022
KPA Unicon and ERBUD Industry, a leading energy and industrial company in Poland, have signed a contract to replace a Pfeifer & Langen-owned coal-fired sugar plant in Miejska Górka, Poland, with a Unicon MST steam gas boiler - which will use natural gas as a fuel, and have a total capacity of 56 tph. This will result in enhanced energy efficiency. Pfeifer & Langen... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 19, 2022
On 18 October the Israeli climate-tech company HomeBiogas was awarded the World Sustainability Award in the field of Circular Economy for their innovative waste-to-energy solutions that tackle climate change by reducing methane emissions and providing clean energy to thousands of people around the world. HomeBiogas develops on-site systems which enable households and... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 18, 2022
TC Energy has announced a $29.3 million (€29.7m) investment in a renewable natural gas (RNG) production facility near the Jack Daniel Distillery in Tennessee, US. The facility is owned by Lynchburg Renewable Fuels, and will produce RNG with a carbon intensity score that is 50% lower than natural gas - saving up to 16,000 tonnes of CO2e/ year. The project is being developed... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 18, 2022
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Georgia and two partner institutions have been awarded a $15.8 million (€16m) grant over five years from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to reengineer poplar trees (Populus sp. and hybrids) to be used as a sustainable energy source, reported UGA Today. The grant forms part of a larger $178m (€180.8m)... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 18, 2022
The Southern African Biogas Industry Association (Sabia) has laid out its industry advancement priorities after undertaking an in-depth review of the industry’s challenges over the last 18 months, reported Engineering News. Some of these challenges include South Africa's government direction on biogas, access to funding, regulations and feed-in tariffs, developing the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 17, 2022
The biggest bioenergy plant in India is due to be inaugurated in Lehragaga on 18 October, The Tribune reported. With an investment of Rs 220 crore (€27.4m), the plant is being set up by Germany-based Verbio AG's Indian subsidiary. It aims to reduce 1.5 lakh tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions each year, by utilising crop residue (straw) to produce biogas and manure. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 17, 2022
Brazil's National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) has announced it will finance the implementation of a CRI GEO Biogas plant for the production of biogas and electricity from biodegradable waste. It is being built in the municipality of Elias Fausto in the state of São Paulo and is expected to begin operation in March 2024. BNDES' investment will amount... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 17, 2022
Renewable natural gas producer Archaea Energy announced on 17 October it had agreed to be acquired by oil giant bp for a total enterprise value of about "$4.1 billion", including about $800 million in net debt. bp said the move will expand and accelerate the growth of its strategic bioenergy business. Bioenergy is one of five strategic transition growth engines that... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 14, 2022
Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on Thursday said it has secured a site for a biogas plant in Wallonia, Belgium together with Belgian developer Cryo Advise. The partners will jointly develop the “large industrial scale” biogas project towards final investment decision, which is expected by end-2023. Danish biogas technology provider Lundsby... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 11, 2022
Technology group Wärtsilä has announced it will supply a BioLNG plant in Tervete, Latvia. The order was placed by AS Agrofirma Tervete, who will utilise the plant to upgrade, polish, and liquefy biogas from agricultural waste into bioLNG. The order was included in Wärtsilä’s order intake in September 2022. Wärtsilä will provide its Puregas CA50LBG for removal... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 11, 2022
Ireland's Department of the Environment waited three weeks into a four-week submission period before consulting its own competent authority regarding a €35bn EU renewable energy fund which Ireland has failed to apply for, reported the Irish Examiner. The REPowerEU funding initiative, organised by the European Commission (EC), was set up to attempt to ensure continuity... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 10, 2022
Kenya is setting up standards that will pave the way for the commercialisation of biogas, a move that will offer cheap energy for consumers in the wake of the high cost of LPG and generate revenue for producers, according to Business Daily Africa. Kenya Bureau of Standards (KBS) said it is working on the norms for the packaging of biogas, which is the only thing that... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 10, 2022
The expansion of the biogas sector in Germany is progressing at a slow pace despite strong demand in the heating segment with newly installed biogas capacity projected to be around 65 MW in 2022, according to the industry association Biogas e.V, reported Renewables Now. As many as 120 new biogas plants should be connected to the grid this year, but when excluding the... [Read More]


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