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Jan 22, 2020
Brightmark Energy and Larson Family Farms partner on Florida, US biogas project
Biomass News
Jan 22, 2020
Nevada, US-based NV Energy is requesting proposals to add new renewable energy projects to its portfolio. The company is seeking proposals for all areas of renewables, including biomass, biogas, wind, solar and geothermal, which are compliant with Nevada’s existing renewable portfolio standards. The announcement follows the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada’s... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 22, 2020
Danish biomass boiler firm Aalborg Energie Technik (AET) has secured a contract to help build a poultry manure-fired plant in Turkey. AET will assist Gülsan Holding’s subsidiaryMAV Elektrik with the project to create cleaner air, prevent water and soil contamination and provide a commercial income from poultry manure, which was previously seen as a waste product. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 21, 2020
Three organisations in the biogas and transport sector have called on EU policymakers to boost the deployment of infrastructure to deliver natural gas and renewable gas/biomethane across the European Union (EU). The European Biogas Association (EBA), the Natural & Biogas Vehicle Association (NGVA Europe) and the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 20, 2020
A food waste anaerobic digestion (AD) company is calling for “rejuvenated government support” in its drive to eradicate food waste from landfill. ReFood, which has three AD facilities in the UK, has lobbied for a UK-wide ban since launching its ‘Vision 2020’ roadmap in 2013. The organisation believes that achieving the goal of preventing all food waste from... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 16, 2020
As of 1 January 2020, all buses in the Estonian city of Tartu will run on biomethane. Tartu is one of the few medium-sized cities in Europe where the city’s entire public transport system has been converted to run on renewable fuel. Energy company Alexela supplies Tartu’s urban buses with biomethane via the region’s largest public gas filling station in the city... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 15, 2020
Two new biogas tax credits are set to boost growth in the sector, according to the American Biogas Council (ABC). The credits can be used for projects that will be developed in 2020 or started operations during the last two years when these credits were expired. The ABC says the announcement marks a “major step forward” for the biogas industry, which has been at... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 15, 2020
Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) and Calgren Dairy Fuels have announced that four additional dairy farms have started sending manure-derived methane to Calgren’s biogas operation in Pixley, California. Calgren processes the methane into high-quality renewable natural gas (RNG) before it is injected into SoCalGas’ system. The Calgren biogas facility now collects... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 15, 2020
US-based biofuels company Gevo has partnered with three dairy farms that will provide manure to be converted into pipeline-quality biogas or renewable natural gas (RNG). The three dairy farms expect to generate around 350,000 MMBTU of biogas per year for sale to off-takers, or to be used by Gevo’s affiliate, Agri-Energy. Through the new contracts, Gevo is hoping to... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 13, 2020
Just over 1.6% of the UK’s agricultural land was used to grow bioenergy crops for use in transport fuel, electricity and biogas production in 2018. Recent statistics from the Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) revealed that a total of 94,000 hectares (ha) of land were used to grow crops for bioenergy. However, the overall land area used to... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 13, 2020
The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), a national entity for economic development aid, has allocated $105 million (€94.4 million) for eight renewable energy projects, including a biogas project. The funding forms part of the seventh cycle of its partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The IRENA/ADFD facility announcement marks a record... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 10, 2020
Residents at a town in Staffordshire, UK are calling for an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility to be fined for causing unpleasant odours. People living outside the Biffa-owned Poplars Landfill and Anaerobic Digestion facility have complained about the smell from the site and even created a Facebook group called ‘Cannock tip – stop the stench’, which has attracted... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 9, 2020
US-based meat processing company Smithfield Foods is now producing renewable natural gas (RNG) from the wastewater treatment system at one of its processing facilities. Working in partnership with Duke Energy and bioenergy project developer OptimaBio, the company is producing biogas via its pork processing plant to help power more than 2,000 local homes and businesses... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 7, 2020
A UK renewable energy firm is expecting around 10,000 tonnes of Christmas food waste to be delivered to its facilities in January. Severn Trent Green Power will use the unwanted food waste from approximately 1.5 million homes to create biogas and electricity, using anaerobic digestion (AD). The company has eight waste plants across the Midlands, Oxfordshire, South Wales... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 7, 2020
Foresight Group has acquired a 2.5MW anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Norfolk, UK. The plant processes around 40,000 tonnes of agricultural feedstock annually to produce power for sale to the grid. The facility also benefits from the associated Feed-in Tariff (FiT) income, as well as Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) revenue from on-site waste heat utilisation. Foresight... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 6, 2020
QUBE Renewables, a company that created flat-pack anaerobic digestion (AD) kits, is using its technology to tackle India’s air quality crisis. The company is installing 50 QUBEs (AD kits) in the paddy fields of the Punjab region to help deal with the growing air pollution problem. Crop burning in the region is estimated to make a 40% contribution to Delhi’s pollution... [Read More]


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