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Nov 19, 2020
Low Emissions Freight Trial shows ‘significant’ benefits of renewable gas
Biomass News
Nov 18, 2020
‘Cutting-edge’ green energy technologies in the UK’s Humber region could create tens of thousands of jobs, boost skills, and transform the area’s fortunes in the face of economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report. The report from Vivid Economics was commissioned by Drax Group, a founding member of the Zero Carbon Humber partnership,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 18, 2020
Burning wood is ‘significantly’ more climate-friendly than coal and ‘slightly’ more climate-friendly than natural gas in the long-run, according to a new report. The analysis by the University of Copenhagen saw researchers quantify what the conversion of 10 Danish co-generation plants from coal or natural gas to biomass has meant for their greenhouse gas emissions. A... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 18, 2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out a 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution, incorporating carbon capture and storage (CCS) and hydrogen. Covering clean energy, transport, nature, and innovative technologies, the Prime Minister’s blueprint will allow the UK to push ahead with its net-zero targets, particularly in the run-up to the COP26 Climate Summit... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 18, 2020
Greenlane Renewables has announced its third-quarter financial results, reporting record revenues. The firm, based in Vancouver, Canada, generated record revenue of $6.5 million (€4.19 million) in Q3 2020, a 30% year-over-year increase from $5 million (€3.2 million) in Q3 2019. Greenlane reported a gross margin of $1.7 million (€1.09 million), 31% higher than... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 17, 2020
The world’s largest containership powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) has completed its first LNG bunkering with Total’s LNG bunker vessel, the Gas Agility, at the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The 23,000 TEU1 CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE containership received around 17,300 m3 of LNG, incorporating 13% biomethane. making it the largest LNG bunkering operation... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 17, 2020
The energy weighted carbon intensity (CI) value of California’s natural gas vehicle portfolio in the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) programme achieved carbon-negative status for the first time in 2020. Data from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the second quarter of 2020 shows the CI value was below zero at 0.85 gCO2e/MJ – the first time in the history... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 17, 2020
Food waste recycler Andigestion’s site in Gloucestershire has become one of just four anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in the UK to be certified under a new scheme which recognises operational and environmental excellence. The company’s Bishop’s Cleeve site near Cheltenham recycles up to 34,000 tonnes of household and commercial food waste each year. Biomethane... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 17, 2020
A University of Texas at Arlington (UT Arlington) environmental engineering professor is helping the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) determine how much more energy can be generated by diverting food waste from landfills to anaerobic digesters. The US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) recently awarded NCTCOG $300,000 (€252,000) to help reduce... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 17, 2020
On 13 November, the bioenergy industry celebrated ‘European Bioenergy Day’, meaning from that date, bioenergy alone would be able to cover all the energy needs of EU Member States until the end of the year. To coincide with this milestone, Bioenergy Europe announced the launch of the fourth edition of the European Bioenergy Day campaign, which aims to shed a light... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 17, 2020
Normec Group has acquired OWS, a company specialising in the digestion and treatment processes for the biological treatment of household waste organics, and the biodegradability and compostability of plastic packaging materials. OWS, based in Gent, Belgium, designs and builds municipal solid waste treatment plants using anaerobic digestion (AD) to produce compost and... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 16, 2020
Gasum has opened its Turku biogas plant – the first in Finland to produce liquefied biogas (LBG). The plant opened on 12 November and will produce LBG for the transport, industrial, and maritime sectors. The major expansion and modernisation of the facility in Topinoja, Turku, was one of the Sipilä’s Finnish Government’s key projects, bioeconomy and clean... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 16, 2020
Spanish firm Duro Felguera has won a new contract for the operation and maintenance of the ENCE biomass plant in Huelva, Andalusia. Duro Felguera, which specialises in the delivery of turnkey projects and the provision of specialised services in the energy mining and handling, and oil & gas sectors, will be in charge of the operation and maintenance of ENCE’s... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 16, 2020
Samoa has opened a biomass gasification plant - the first of its kind in the region. The $11.3 million Tala (€3.69 million) facility will produce 5 million kWh of electricity annually based on running the 750 kW plant at 85% of its capacity, 90% of the time. Afolau Biomass Gasification Power Plant will use wood chips, as well as weeds and invasive species like... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 16, 2020
Brightmark has broken ground on the Sobek Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) project, which includes the construction of new anaerobic digesters at two dairy farms in Okeechobee County, Florida. The digesters will be built on two Larson family dairy farms in the county. On completion of the project, the digesters are anticipated to generate around 171,000 MMBtu of RNG annually.... [Read More]

Features
Nov 16, 2020
O.C.O Technology has teamed up with Tilbury Green Power to recycle air pollution control residues at its biomass facility in London. Carbon capture specialist O.C.O Technology has secured a five-year contract to recycle the air pollution control residues (APCr) from the renewable energy facility operated by Tilbury Green Power (TGP). The contract marks a major step... [Read More]


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