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Jan 19, 2022
BioConstruct signs PPA with German electricity trading firm
Biogas News
Jan 19, 2022
UK firm Keenan Recycling has acquired the food waste bin collection arm of JNL Waste Services. This acquisition, including new trucks, will strengthen Keenan’s food waste collection service in the Midlands, Northamptonshire and East Anglia, introducing new customers to the company and enhancing its fleet. Against the backdrop of Brexit, Covid and HGV driver shortages,... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 19, 2022
Veolia Carbon Clean is celebrating its first project milestone in India and a new corporate identity. The joint venture (JV) was established in December 2020 between carbon capture solutions firm Carbon Clean and resource management company Veolia. The JV aims to reduce industrial CO2 emissions and help India achieve its climate goals through the development of a series... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 19, 2022
Valmet’s automation system will be installed at a pioneering biogas plant in the Baltics. The plant will be the first in the region to utilise household and commercial biowaste. Built by BioWOIMA Finland in the city of Tallinn, Estonia, the facility will produce biomethane for the natural gas network and fuel for CNG-powered vehicles. The resulting biofertiliser... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 19, 2022
The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has appointed Grant Budge as chief executive-elect. Budge will succeed Charlotte Morton, who will gradually withdraw from her ADBA chief executive role to focus on her position as the head of the World Biogas Association (WBA). Budge holds a MEng (Hons) from Imperial College London, an MBA from Leeds University... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 19, 2022
Action must be taken on energy bills after inflation rose by 5.4% in the UK, according to the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA). The REA recently published a six-point plan to help tackle the crisis, with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation warning that rising energy bills could ‘devastate’ the budgets of families on the lowest incomes. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 18, 2022
Ag-Grid Energy has broken ground on its fourth biogas-to-electricity project in Connecticut. Hytone Ag-Grid, in partnership with Hytone Farms, would be Ag-Grid’s fourth dairy digester in the north-eastern US and will begin construction in March. The facility will be operational this autumn and will produce around 4.5 million kWh of renewable electricity annually,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 18, 2022
A project to install a biomass heating system at a hospital in British Columbia (BC) has received $400,000 (€280,200) in funding. The First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF) is providing funding to projects in Indigenous communities throughout BC to work towards a low-carbon future. The fund helps to develop clean energy projects in areas such as biomass,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 18, 2022
Asia remains the strongest growth market in the global solid biomass-to-power industry, according to a new report. ecoprog, a German consultancy specialising in environmental and energy technology, shared the findings in the 12th edition of its annual Biomass to Power report. In 2021, the global biomass power plant asset increased by around 120 plants with a combined... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 17, 2022
Global energy and commodity intelligence company Argus has launched biomethane guarantee of origin price assessments. Biomethane can be used as an alternative or as a supplement to natural gas in industry, transport and heating. The new Argus Renewable Gas Guarantee of Origin (RGGO) prices cover biomethane from two types of feedstock – energy crops such as maize,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 17, 2022
Arla Foods is more than doubling its climate target for operations from 30 to 63% by 2030, with the help of biogas. The new target has been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with reductions required to keep global warming to 1.5oC. Arla said a clear plan to deliver its ambition to be a carbon net-zero company gave it the confidence... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 17, 2022
Reports suggesting that volatility in gas and electricity markets is the result of the clean energy transition are “misleading”, according to Fatih Birol, executive director at the International Energy Agency (IEA). In recent weeks and months, natural gas and electricity prices have reached record highs, most notably in Europe and some major Asian markets, causing... [Read More]

Features
Jan 17, 2022
Several major fires at biomass facilities in recent years have been caused by spontaneous combustion. Here, Derek Stuart, global product manager at AMETEK Land, explores early detection methods to keep supplies (and people) safe. Wood pellets have many desirable properties when used as fuel: they are sustainable, energy-dense, have low moisture content, and are easy... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 14, 2022
Swedish hygiene and health company Essity is the first in the world to produce tissue paper on a large scale without fossil-based CO2 emissions. Working with Gasum, Essity’s Edet Bruk tissue production facility in Lilla Edet successfully switched from natural gas to biogas, reducing CO2 emissions to zero under normal operations. The Edet Bruk mill produces Essity... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 14, 2022
In mid-December, dairy-derived RNG from Maas Energy’s facilities in Merced began flowing into Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) gas transmission system. The project was primarily funded through the California Public Utilities Commission’s Dairy Biomethane Pilot Program, established as part of the state’s strategy to reduce emissions of short-lived... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 14, 2022
IES Biogas has signed a new contract with French company CVE to build a new biomethane plant near Toulouse, France. The 320 Nm3 per hour (1.2 MWe) facility will be located in an area of approximately 28,000 square metres in the municipalities of Labessiere-Candeil and Montdragon. Due to come on stream in 2023, the new plant will treat approximately 25,000 tonnes... [Read More]


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