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Jan 18, 2021
Aemetis to launch Zero Carbon renewable fuel plants following US Patent award
Biogas News
Jan 18, 2021
Businesses across Yorkshire, UK, are being urged to apply for a share of £600,000 (€673,700) to support their anaerobic digestion (AD) processes. The funding is being awarded through the Anaerobic Digestion and Circular Economy Yorkshire (ADCEY) project, the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) and the University of York. A total of 31 fully-funded AD projects... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 18, 2021
Rambler Wood Products will invest $7.6 million (€6.2 million) to establish a new, value-added wood products manufacturing facility in Virginia, US, with wood residuals to be converted into biomass products. The investment will see 73 new high-wage jobs created in the area. In the 300,000-square-foot facility, Rambler will convert high-quality white oak into barrel... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 15, 2021
National Grid US has joined the Low-Carbon Resources Initiative (LCRI), a five-year initiative to develop and demonstrate key clean energy technologies and decarbonisation solutions. These include bioenergy, renewable natural gas (RNG), and clean hydrogen. LCRI is jointly led by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Gas Technology Institute (GTI). Joining... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 15, 2021
In 2020, the companies in North Sea Port reported 63.5 million tons of cargo transhipment from maritime shipping, down on the previous year. However, solid fuels including wood pellets and wood waste saw a modest increase. The Dutch-Flemish port recorded 8 million tons less maritime cargo transhipment than in 2019, with the COVID-19 crisis, Brexit, and the oil crisis... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 15, 2021
Atlantic Power Corporation, an independent US power producer, will be acquired by I Squared Capital, a global infrastructure investor in a $961 million (€791 million) deal. The two firms entered into a definitive agreement under which Atlantic Power’s outstanding common shares and convertible debentures, and the outstanding preferred shares and medium-term notes... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 15, 2021
Emerging Energy Corp (EEC), based in Frankfurt, has partnered with German social biogas start-up (B) Energy, to bring portable biogas to Africa’s rural areas. (B) Energy’s business partners participate in biogas business training and start with importing several systems. Once the new importer has started to make the biogas systems available on the market, independent... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 15, 2021
Brewdog’s plans to build an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility, water treatment plant, CO2 recovery plant and associated energy generation centre have been recommended for approval. According to the Evening Express, the idea behind the proposal is to help BrewDog, a multinational brewery and pub chain, to become the ‘world’s most sustainable drinks firm’ and... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 14, 2021
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have confirmed their continued commitment to accelerating the deployment of renewable energy technologies in agri-food, fisheries and forestry chains and sustainable bioenergy through the signature of a collaboration agreement. Signed by FAO director-general... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 14, 2021
The Polish Power Exchange (TGE) and the Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) have signed a cooperation agreement to develop a biomethane market in Poland. Signed on 12 January, TGE and PGNiG intend to jointly prepare modern solutions supporting the creation and development of Poland’s biomethane industry. Both PGNiG, a key player in the gas market, and TGE, a trading... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 14, 2021
Biogest has received its first US order to build an agricultural biogas plant in Idaho, US. The plant will have a thermal output of 90,000 MMBtu annually and operates on 120,000 tonnes of cow manure per year. During the process, the manure is transformed into a high-quality organic fertiliser. Martin Schlerka, CEO of Biogest America, said: “The local agriculture... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 14, 2021
A ‘significant’ policy gap remains following the publication of the UK Government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) closure consultation, according to the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA). Based on consultation responses and work with the scheme administrator Ofgem, the UK Government said it intends to proceed with ‘the majority’... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 13, 2021
Gevo has announced it is launching Net-Zero Projects for the production of energy-dense liquid hydrocarbons using renewable energy and Gevo’s proprietary technology. The concept of Gevo’s Net-Zero Projects is to convert renewable energy (photosynthetic, wind, renewable natural gas, biogas) from a range of sources into energy-dense liquid hydrocarbons that, when... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 13, 2021
NW Natural is partnering with BioCarbN, a developer and operator of sustainable infrastructure projects, to convert methane from Tyson Foods facilities into RNG. Under this partnership, NW Natural, a subsidiary of NW Natural Holding Company, has options to invest up to an estimated $38 million in four separate RNG development projects that will access biogas derived... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 13, 2021
Iowa’s second renewable natural gas (RNG) facility at Sioux City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is now operational. The facility was launched with support from Bartlett & West, a community-driven engineering firm, and DMT Clear Gas Solutions, a technology supplier for biogas conditioning and upgrading systems. The water resource reclamation facility... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 13, 2021
Gasum’s biogas plant at the Munkka waste centre in Lohja, Finland, is now operational. The facility will convert biowaste from the Helsinki region into renewable gas for transport and industry. Around 60,000 tonnes of biodegradable feedstocks will be processed at the plant into 40 GWh of biogas, equivalent to the annual fuel consumption of 100 heavy-duty vehicles... [Read More]


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