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Jul 31, 2019
Republic Services sets new 2030 sustainability goals incorporating biogas targets
Biogas News
Jul 30, 2019
Calgren Dairy Fuels and Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) have announced the completion of Calgren’s dairy renewable natural gas facility. The project, located in Pixley in the state’s Central Valley, is the first of its kind in California and is predicted to be the largest dairy biogas operation in the US within the next six months. Calgren collects cow manure... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 29, 2019
A San Francisco-based waste and energy development company has announced that it has purchased a dairy biogas plant. Brightmark Energy purchased the anaerobic digester from Clean Fuel Partners near Madison, Wisconsin, which will convert 90,000 gallons of dairy waste per day from three local farms into biogas and other useful products. Clean Fuel Partners will continue... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 29, 2019
One of the biggest energy companies in Northern Ireland, Energia Group, has announced plans to build an anaerobic digestion plant in Belfast, the Belfast Telegraph has reported. The Power NI parent company, known as Viridian until May 2019, has revealed the £40 million (€44.3 million) project will create 200 construction jobs to build the renewable energy plant,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 26, 2019
The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) is urging the government to maintain momentum on building a more sustainable circular economy. The plea follows new appointments to the cabinet by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, including Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers, and Business, Energy and Industrial Secretary Andrea Leadsom. ABDA believes that... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 25, 2019
Brazil’s Parana state government has announced the operation of the country’s first biogas-fired plant to rely on pig manure for its fuel. The project, which cost BRL 17 million (€4.48 million) and was financially supported by power utility company Copel, created two 240kW motor-generators enabling the plant to produce around 3,000 MWh annually. It will consume... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 24, 2019
An English creamery is now using its by-products to create biogas in a new sustainable energy project. Yorkshire cheese producer Wensleydale Creamery will supply whey – which was previously discarded - to a local biogas plant to generate 10,000 MWh of thermal power, enough to heat 800 homes per year. Wensleydale Creamery produces around 4,000 tonnes of cheese annually... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 18, 2019
The recently established Bright Biomethane North America, a subsidiary of Dutch company Bright Biomethane, has said that it will soon realise its first biogas upgrade projects in the state of New York, US. The renewable natural gas (RNG) projects are reportedly the first on the US East Coast to be equipped with high efficient three-stage membrane separation technology,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 11, 2019
A biomethane plant near Pontefract in West Yorkshire is set to meet the energy needs of around 6,000 homes, thanks to a 3km directionally drilled pipeline installed under farmland by Energy Assets Utilities (EAU).  The facility will create methane from chicken litter, food waste and organic matter produced by local farms and will purify the gas to the required specification... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 11, 2019
TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory (TÜV SÜD NEL) has joined a research consortium under the European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research (EMPIR) that aims to improve the accuracy and durability of meters for renewable gases, such as biogas, biomethane, hydrogen and syngas. As renewable gases tend to have different physical characteristics... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 11, 2019
Niclas Svenningsen, UN Climate Change, gave the keynote address at inaugural World Biogas Summit in Birmingham, UK on 3 July 2019. He highlighted the role biogas can play in addressing climate change, and its five key wins.  The world is far behind in the fight against climate change, and all actors, not just governments, need to play their part, especially the biogas... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 4, 2019
The UK Government has awarded £26 million (€29 million) to nine carbon capture projects in a bid to accelerate the rollout of the technology. Among the projects is what would be Britain’s biggest carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) project to date, at Tata Chemicals Europe’s soda ash and sodium bicarbonate manufacturing plant... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 3, 2019
A full switch to bioLPG could deliver up to 90% reduction in carbon emissions; trade association Liquid Gas UK calls for re-think on Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) methodology and announces re-brand from UKLPG to Liquid Gas UK. Liquid Gas UK, the newly re-branded trade association representing the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) industry in the UK has launched its... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 1, 2019
Clean transportation fuel producer Oberon Fuels has received a grant for almost $2.9 million (approximately €2.5 million) from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME) fuel in the US. The multi-phase project, which Oberon has touted as the first of its kind, will realise decarbonisation benefits of rDME,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 24, 2019
Danish sensor manufacturer Unisense is launching a novel, inline hydrogen sulphide (H2S) sensor at the UK AD & World Biogas Expo in Birmingham enabling greatly cost-optimised desulphurisation processes in biogas operations. Despite being a critical part of biogas operations, desulphurisation is an often-overlooked optimisation parameter in biogas operations due to... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 21, 2019
Bright Biomethane opened its first North American office in response to growing business and increasing demand for renewable natural gas (RNG) solutions in North America. Bright Biomethane North America is working on the first five projects, which are being realized in the Northeast of the Unites States. Bright Biomethane North America office will lay the basis for future... [Read More]


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