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Apr 20, 2021
Construction of Gevo’s Iowa RNG plant to begin
Biogas News
Apr 20, 2021
Biogest and SWEN Capital Partners (SWEN CP) have invested €30 million in biomethane projects in Europe and North America and established a new company - Biogest Invest. SWEN CP recently created the first European fund committed to renewable gas - the SWEN Impact Fund for Transition (SWIFT) - whose core target is biomethane production assets and associated renewable... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 20, 2021
Fifty-three percent of all on-road fuel used in natural gas vehicles in 2020 was renewable natural gas (RNG), according to new figures. Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) reported that RNG as a transport fuel grew by 25% over 2019 volumes, increasing 267% over the last five years. The organisations... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 20, 2021
The UK Government will set its ambitious climate target to reduce emissions by 78% by 2035 – compared to 1990 levels – into law this year. In line with the recommendation from the Climate Change Committee, this sixth Carbon Budget limits the volume of greenhouse gases (GHGs) emitted over five years from 2033-2027, taking the UK more than three-quarters of the way... [Read More]

Features
Apr 19, 2021
Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering has developed the Organic Liquefying Press to separate organics and moisture from solid and fibrous waste. The organic fraction of mixed waste streams is ideal for producing biogas; however, despite the effort put into separating and recycling waste, many organics still end up in landfill or waste incineration plants. There is much... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 19, 2021
ITOCHU Corporation has established Hyuga Biomass Power Generation and will build a 50 MW biomass plant in Japan’s Miyazaki Prefecture. The new firm is funded jointly by Osaka Gas Company, Tokyo Century Corporation, and Tokyo Energy & Systems and will construct a biomass power plant in Hososhima Industrial District in Hyuga City in Miyazaki. Under this project,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 19, 2021
Clean Energy fuels will supply Amazon with low and negative-carbon renewable natural gas (RNG) under a new agreement. The fuel will be provided at 27 existing Clean Energy fuelling stations and another 19 non-exclusive new or upgraded Clean Energy-owned stations that Clean Energy expects to be built by the end of the year. The stations will provide RNG in 15 different... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 16, 2021
Waga Energy has been chosen by the Mauricie Residual Materials Management Board (RGMRM) to deploy its gas upgrading solution at a landfill in Quebec, Canada. The green gas produced at the Saint-Étienne-des-Grès landfill will be purchased by Energir, the largest gas distribution company in the province, and injected into its on-site gas grid. This project will be the... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 16, 2021
Drax Group, Enviva, SUEZ, and National Grid are among 310 businesses and investors in the US that signed an open letter to President Biden indicating their support for the Administration’s commitment to climate action but requesting that the US set an ‘ambitious’ climate target. The letter, organised by the We Mean Business coalition and Ceres, urges the Administration... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 16, 2021
Irish chilled and frozen logistics company McCulla has added 10 new biomethane-fuelled IVECO S-WAY NP CNG 4x2 tractor units to its fleet. Eight out of the 10 trucks will immediately go into service on its new contract with Lidl Northern Ireland, powered by biomethane from food waste collected from 41 stores in the region. Ashley McCulla, company chairman, said: “We... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 15, 2021
Storengy UK, a subsidiary of ENGIE, will operate its first biogas-to-grid plant, following its acquisition of Deal Farm Biogas in Norwich. The move, in line with Storengy UK’s strategic business goals and growth in the green gas sector, took place on 8 April following contract completion. Storengy UK currently operates the Stublach Natural Gas Storage site in Cheshire... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 15, 2021
Echelon Data Centres and Irish renewables company Biocore Environmental have agreed to co-locate a biogas facility in County Wicklow, Ireland. Biocore specialises in producing methane gas through anaerobic digestion, which can be used to power combined heat and power (CHP) generators producing electricity, or processed further and supplied directly to the national gas... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 15, 2021
A new compressed natural gas (CNG) refuelling station developed in collaboration with Tamoil Italia and Snam4Mobility was inaugurated in Italy on 12 April. The station in Trentino-Alto Adige along the Brenner motorway, which will also supply biomethane, forms part of an agreement signed by the two companies in 2019 to expand the sustainable natural gas mobility infrastructure... [Read More]

Features
Apr 14, 2021
Active Energy Group hopes to help utilities cut emissions with its unique CoalSwitch™ pellets. Bioenergy Insight editor Dawn Stephens-Borg speaks to CEO Michael Rowan to find out more. Based in the UK and with rapidly expanding operations in the US, Active Energy Group is making waves in the pellet industry. From its production facility in Lumberton, North Carolina... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 13, 2021
CMA CGM Group, a major shipping and logistics firm, has launched a low-carbon shipping offer utilising biomethane. The company has supported the production of 12,000 tonnes of biomethane – equivalent to a year’s fuel consumption by two 1,400 twenty-foot-equivalent (TEU) ships. The green gas is produced in part by the methanation of European-sourced organic and plant... [Read More]

Pellets News
Apr 13, 2021
Drax Group has completed its acquisition of Pinnacle Renewable Energy – a major producer and supplier of compressed pellets. The acquisition received overwhelming support from both companies’ shareholders, with 95.7% of Pinnacle’s and 99.99% of Drax’s shareholders voting in favour. With this move, Drax transforms into a ‘truly’ international business,... [Read More]


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