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Jan 3, 2020
Greenlane Renewables wins biogas upgrading contract in California, US
Biogas News
Jan 3, 2020
US company FuelCell Energy has begun operations at its 2.8MW fuel cell project at a wastewater treatment facility in California. The power plant is fuelled by biogas generated from the city of Tulare, which is then treated by the SureSource TreatmentTM system, a clean-up technology optimised by FuelCell Energy’s experience with onsite biogas treatment. Prior to installing... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 2, 2020
Finnish gas company Gasum has received investment grants for the construction of a new biogas plant and four gas refuelling stations for heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs). The grants - SEK 32 million (€3 million) for the new refuelling stations and SEK 158 million (€15 million) for the biogas plant - provided by the Swedish Climate Leap initiative, Klimatklivet, will support... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 2, 2020
A new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Kent, UK has been connected to the national grid. The plant, which cost £14,460,400 (€17 million), converts food and agricultural waste from the region into biogas and electricity. Developer Farm Renewables has said the plant on the Isle of Sheppey will produce 500 cubic metres per hour of biomethane for the national grid,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 20, 2019
UK firm BioConstruct NewEnergy has submitted a permit application to the Environment Agency for operations at its Blaise Biogas anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Kent. If granted, the permit will allow the recovery, or a mix of recovery and disposal, of non-hazardous food waste and green waste with a capacity exceeding 75 tonnes per day involving biological treatment,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 20, 2019
The world’s largest leisure travel company, Carnival Corporation, is pilot-testing food waste biodigester technology on its ships in a bid to improve its environmental compliance and food waste disposal processes. Carnival has announced plans to expand the programme across its fleet in the near future. The biodigesters help to reduce a ship’s carbon footprint by... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 18, 2019
A new 70,000 tonne-per-year capacity anaerobic digestion facility will open in Tyne and Wear, UK in February 2020. The plant, which was developed by Wardley Biogas, will generate enough heat for 1,950 homes using food sourced from commercial properties across Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham and Sunderland. The AD plant is the result of a joint venture between waste management... [Read More]

Biomass News
Dec 13, 2019
Environmental infrastructure funding company JLEN has acquired a 70% equity stake in anaerobic digestion and waste collection firm Bio Collectors Holdings (BCH). Through its subsidiary companies, BCH holds the rights and operational assets that make up its anaerobic digestion (AD) plant and its Bio Collectors waste collection business. BCH is based in Merton, south... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 12, 2019
Potholes in Cornwall, UK will be fixed by machines powered by biomethane. Construction firm Cormac is trialling the new equipment powered by biogas derived from cow manure. Cornwall Council has been working with local clean energy company Bennemann to convert one of its road-surfacing machines to run on biomethane. According to a report by Cornwall Live, during the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 12, 2019
Virginia, US-based utility company Dominion Energy has teamed up with Vanguard Renewables on a nationwide partnership to dairy waste into renewable natural gas. The $200 million (€179.6 million) partnership will see Dominion Energy owning numerous projects currently under development in the US states of Georgia, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, as well as market... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 10, 2019
Scania Denmark is offering customers trial rentals of its compressed biogas G 410 truck. According to the company, despite the clear advantages of anaerobic digestion to create biogas for transport, customers are “reluctant” to make the switch to biogas. The biogas truck available to rent from Scania is a 4x2 tractor the company says suits “the many common transport... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 10, 2019
Biogas industry leaders have formed a global partnership to provide “state-of-the-art, turnkey technology solutions” for turning organic waste into renewable energy and organic fertilisers. The Integrated Biogas Alliance will be one of the largest global partnerships of its kind. Its founding members include AB Energy (Italy), Greenlane Renewables (Canada), Eisenmann... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 5, 2019
U.S. Gain, a renewable natural gas company, has agreed to purchase dairy-based renewable natural gas (RNG) from Brightmark Energy. Earlier this year, Brightmark Energy announced major investments at dairy farms across the US, including in Madison, Wisconsin, Washington, New York, Yakima County and Byron. With the help of Brightmark Energy, these dairy farms will produce... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 5, 2019
Canadian biofuels firm Iogen Corporation has congratulated Threemile Canyon Farms and Equilibrium for the successful opening of the only dairy manure renewable natural gas production facility in Oregon, US. The facility, located near Boardman in Oregon, uses manure from 33,000 dairy cows to feed an anaerobic digestion (AD) system, followed by a biogas clean-up system... [Read More]

Biomass News
Dec 3, 2019
Specialist bioenergy funding provider Privilege Finance has launched a ‘manifesto’ for renewable energy from waste. The manifesto outlines the company’s vision for shaping a future whereby the UK is energy self-sufficient and sends zero food waste to landfill. “In the current election campaign, the green agenda has been at the front of peoples’ minds like... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 28, 2019
Major biogas industry corporations, led by the World Biogas Association (WBA) have called on the world’s governments to “act urgently” and unlock the sector’s potential to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The group claims that by boosting the biogas sector, there is potential to cut GHG emissions by at least 12% within the next 10 years. In its recent... [Read More]


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