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Dec 6, 2022
Sumitomo Heavy Industries secures 74 MW-class biomass boiler
Biogas News
Dec 6, 2022
The board of Sweden-based Scandinavian Biogas has told its shareholders to reject a proposed takeover offer by Norway’s Aneo Renewables. “The board of directors of Scandinavian Biogas Fuels International unanimously recommends the shareholders of the company not to accept Aneo Renewables mandatory offer of 15.45 Swedish crowns per share in cash,” the organisation... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 6, 2022
 Sunnyside’s city council in Washington, US, has approved an agreement with the Port of Sunnyside and Pacific Ag to construct infrastructure for a new renewable natural gas plant near Sunnyside. The plant will produce renewable natural gas, or biomethane. Pacific Ag, based in Oregon, uses crop residue and dairy manure from growers to produce biomethane, and will... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 5, 2022
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a reimbursable grant of $1 million (€947,000) to NewAfrica Impact Ltd to prepare two bioenergy plants in Ghana and Sierra Leone that will each output 5 megawatts of electricity and 11 megawatts of heat, reported Sustainable Energies. NewAfrica Impact is a renewable energy developer, investor and advisor, and... [Read More]

Biomass News
Dec 5, 2022
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been criticised by over 600 scientists across the world for the UK's use of bioenergy, in a letter that said the practice is destroying the "lungs of the earth", with "devastating impacts" on forests. Bioenergy divides scientific opinion due to the procuring of biomass, which can involve cutting down trees to turn into energy. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 5, 2022
Essar Oil UK has announced plans to construct a £360 million (€418m) new carbon capture plant at its Stanlow in Cheshire, UK. The firm is investing over £1 billion (€1.16bn) into various energy efficiency, fuel-switching and carbon capture initiatives, as it aims to decarbonise its production processes significantly by 2030. The organisation said it will achieve... [Read More]

Features
Dec 5, 2022
Anaergia is one of the world’s largest listed companies that produces biomethane from organic waste. It produces carbon-negative fuel, helping to reduce global carbon emissions and get the world to net-zero. Andrew Benedek, chairman and CEO at Anaergia, told us more. Can you tell me more about any recent technological developments, activity or products from Anaergia... [Read More]

Biogas News
Dec 2, 2022
A magnetic field can help enhance the generation of synthetic biogas, according to new research. The researchers investigated the effects of a static magnetic field (SMF) in the presence of the additive titanium dioxide-foamed nickel (TiO2-FNi). It exhibits bioaffinity for the relevant methanogens during the anaerobic digestion and methanation of corn stover (which comprises... [Read More]

Other News
Dec 1, 2022
University of Maine researchers have devised a roadmap to recruit more women into the forestry industry, and particularly the bioenergy sector. The team, led by Abigayl “Abby” Novak, a master’s student in forest resources at the BioEnergy Lab of the School of Forest Resources (SFR), found that attracting and retaining women in bioenergy and related fields - including... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 30, 2022
The first green and Danish-produced biogas from the plant in Kværs has been sent to the gas network. The facility can annually produce over 20 million m3 of biogas and displaces a corresponding amount of natural gas from the Danish energy system. Thus, Nature Energy has put its 13th plant in Denmark into operation. “It is a milestone for us, but first and foremost... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 30, 2022
Shell Petroleum has acquired 100% shareholding of Nature Energy Biogas for nearly $2 billion (€ 1.9 billion). Nature Energy, based in Denmark, is a producer of renewable natural gas (RNG) from agricultural, industrial and household waste. By purchasing the shares in Nature Energy, Shell will acquire the largest RNG producer in Europe, its portfolio of cash generative... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 29, 2022
Residents living along one of the proposed transportation routes for the Deal Farm biogas plant have voiced their anger over the plans, reported Diss Express. The group of neighbours, who live along Algar Road in Fersfield, are incredulous that a route close to their homes is being considered as a route for heavy good vehicles (HGVs) serving the planned anaerobic digester... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 28, 2022
The Indian micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) ministry has written to the National Industrial Classification (NIC) cell under the development commissioner (DC) office for "necessary action" of including biomass pellet manufacturing under NIC codes. It also said portable petrol pumps and drone manufacturing should be included. The Financial Express reported that... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 26, 2022
This year's final edition of Bioenergy Insight is now available to read - and as an end-of-year treat, we are providing premium access for free, for this issue only! Features include an exclusive regional focus on Africa and Asia, a full report on the European Biogas Conference, an interview with Chris Huhne, chairman of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 25, 2022
Metacon has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abwasserverband Kempten (Allgäu) ("AVKE"), based in Kempten, Germany regarding cooperation in the field of local, off-grid green hydrogen production from biogas using wastewater as methane source. A hydrogen centre will be built on the site of AVKE to which Metacon will supply a mid-size HHG hydrogen generator... [Read More]


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