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Sep 24, 2019
WBA calls for ‘decisive policies’ to fulfil biogas decarbonisation potential
Biogas News
Sep 19, 2019
Additional buses are to join the world’s largest biogas-powered bus fleet in Nottingham, UK. Nottingham City Transport (NCT) first introduced 53 biogas buses in 2017, supported by funding from the UK Government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV). With an individual driving range of 250 miles, the biogas-powered buses deliver economic and environmental benefits,... [Read More]

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Sep 16, 2019
The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has celebrated its 10th anniversary of supporting the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry. The organisation was set up by Lord Redesdale and 10 founding members to ‘remove barriers’ to the expansion of the AD sector and to help develop industry best practice. Within weeks of its launch, ADBA hosted its... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 13, 2019
Two new public-access compressed natural gas (CNG)/biomethane refuelling stations will open in the UK in 2019. One will be in the North West of England and the other in the Midlands. The new stations bring the UK’s total to six. According to a statement by Nottingham-based company Roadgas, the demand for the green gases CNG and biomethane has increased three-fold... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 13, 2019
Californian company Capstone Turbine has secured a 400kW microturbine sale to power a biogas project in France. The order for the lightweight and compact 3-bay C400 Signature Series package was secured by Biogaz Services, Capstone’s distributor for renewable energy in France. The microturbine package will operate on renewable biogas from methane generated from agricultural... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 12, 2019
A Norwegian city has introduced 189 environmentally-friendly buses powered by biogas and biodiesel in its public transportation fleet in a bid to reduce carbon emissions. The new MAN Lion’s City buses in the city of Trondheim, Norway’s third-largest city, have been operation since August, and are run by major transportation companies Vy Buss AS and Tide Buss AS.... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 12, 2019
Leading trade association for the European bioenergy industry, Bioenergy Europe, has outlined its ‘wishes’ for the new European Commission. The European Commission’s incoming president, Ursula von der Leyen, will take office on 1 November. Ahead of the new appointment, Bioenergy Europe outlined the following requests to ensure bioenergy’s role in reducing carbon... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 9, 2019
The municipality of Ponta Grossa in the Brazilian state of Parana is considering a biogas plant that could meet up to 30% of the energy consumption in local public buildings. Under its sustainability programme, Ponta Grossa is seeking to implement a plant powered by gas from organic waste. City representatives have already met with technicians from the International... [Read More]

Policy News
Sep 6, 2019
Canada’s national clean fuels associations are forecasting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions of more than 50 million tonnes per year by 2030 through a renewable energy boost. However, the organisations claim this cannot be achieved without significant funding. Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC), Canadian Biogas Association (CBA), Canadian Gas Association (CGA),... [Read More]

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Sep 4, 2019
Operations at the UK’s first municipal waste gasification plant, which can produce clean electricity, heat, hydrogen and liquid fuels from waste, are well underway. Aldridge-based Kew Technology and the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) claims the plant is cleaner, more efficient and more compact than other energy from waste designs and could work to provide heat... [Read More]

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Sep 3, 2019
The world’s first project to turn biogas from sewage into hydrogen and graphite has received substantial financial backing from the Australian government. The venture forms part of Australia’s efforts to develop hydrogen as a clean alternative fuel source. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has approved up to $9.41 million (€5.78 million) in funding... [Read More]

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Aug 30, 2019
Tata Steel is hoping to convert waste gases from steel making into aviation fuel. The plan involves using gases from Tata’s Port Talbot plant in Wales, which developers have suggested could be used for thousands of flights a year. A joint venture between Neath Port Talbot Council and American bioengineering firm LanzaTech is researching a potential biofuel production... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 29, 2019
John Laing Environmental Assets (JLEN) has acquired Warren Power Limited and its anaerobic digestion plant. The Warren AD plant is located in Norfolk, UK and became operational in March 2016. The plant has a thermal capacity of c.5MWth and mainly produces biomethane to be injected to the national gas grid. The plant also has a 0.5MWe combined heat and power (CHP) engine... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 29, 2019
Australia’s largest meat processor and exporter is switching to biogas for its plant expansion, according to a report by AU Manufacturing. Teys Australia revealed that its new Teys Naracoorte Beef Processing Facility had captured biogas from a covered anaerobic lagoon which is part of its waste treatment facilities. Until now, the facilities had leaked harmful gases... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 22, 2019
Sustainable energy firm Gaia has signed an agreement with a waste-to-energy company to boost biomethane production in Ethiopia. According to a report by ESI Africa, Gaia signed the agreement with 4R Energy to increase production and security of Ethiopia's energy supply. The two firms will work with environmental company Lem-Ethiopia and Addis Abada Water and Sewage... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 21, 2019
The Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC) has officially opened. The site in Polmadie, in the south of the city, is the first of its kind in Scotland. It will be operated by UK recycling, resource and waste management company Viridor. The facility will divert more than 200,000 tonnes of the city’s green bin residual waste from landfill every year and... [Read More]


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