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Nov 23, 2022
Reflections on the wood waste market in Europe
Features
Nov 23, 2022
Bioenergy Insight attended the European Biogas Conference 2022, which took place in Brussels, Belgium, in October. There was a buzz in the atmosphere, and a real sense that now is the time for the industry to seize the agenda. One of the stand-out plenary sessions consisted of an EU Member State-specific update – from Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain (although... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 22, 2022
The owners of two North American renewable natural gas (RNG) producers have put them up for sale, after new US tax incentives and recent big investments in the sector incentivised them to leave at a time when profits would be maximised, according to Reuters. While the price of RNG remains much higher than traditional natural gas, more energy companies and investment firms... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 22, 2022
Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) has signed an agreement with NRG Korea to study the applicability of B&W’s BrightLoop™ technology for a hydrogen generation facility using biomass fuel in South Korea. B&W’s BrightLoop chemical looping technology is part of its ClimateBright™ suite of decarbonisation and hydrogen technologies. The BrightLoop process uses... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 22, 2022
Flinders Shire Council in North Queensland, Australia, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Frontier Impact Group to investigate a project to harvest and convert woody weeds into renewable fuel and other valuable byproducts. Flinders Shire CEO, Hari Boppudi, said he was thrilled that Flinders Shire Council had signed the MOU to conduct a feasibility study on... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 22, 2022
Philipp Lukas, CEO and founder of Future Biogas, on the best means to unleash the biogas sector's potential. With the latest United Nations’ report warning that the world’s ability to limit global warming to 1.5°C – the goal of the Paris Agreement – is quickly fading, we must urgently accelerate all efforts to reach net zero. However, in this pivotal moment,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 21, 2022
Ag-Grid Energy has opened its newest biogas system at Hytone Farms in Coventry, Connecticut (CT), US. The system recycles manure and food waste into renewable electricity, heat, animal bedding, and a natural fertiliser. The project will help meet CT’s renewable electricity goals by producing 4.5 million kWh/year of renewable electricity under a 10-year agreement with... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 21, 2022
The Final Conference of the EU-funded project REGATRACE was held last week, and was a "great success", according to the European Biogas Association. Over 100 participants and 20 speakers gathered in Brussels on 16 November 2022 to discuss the latest developments to boost biomethane trading across Europe. Cross-border trading of biomethane will be essential to ensure... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 21, 2022
Bright Renewables has been contracted for a new biogas upgrading project with membrane technology in the province of Barcelona, Spain. Two waste streams produce 500 Nm3 biogas per hour: 320 Nm3 from a municipality waste stream and 150 Nm3 from a wastewater treatment plant stream. This will be purified by the upgrader to 270 Nm3 of biomethane per hour and fed into the gas... [Read More]

Features
Nov 21, 2022
Colin Ley examines the complications of the bioenergy sector in Asia and Africa. Assessing the late-2022 state of bioenergy progress in Africa and Asia inevitably involves looking at how these two multi-country continents are managing to cope with the eight-month-old energy shock created by Russia's invasion of Ukraine alongside the longer-term impact of climate change... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 18, 2022
HomeBiogas, an Israeli firm. will soon start supplying biogas systems to farmers in Eastern Province that will be used to turn farm waste into renewable energy. HomeBiogas operations in Rwanda will be funded by the United Nations (UN) after the former won the tender for renewable energy development in Rwanda. The announcement was made during UN’s 27th annual Conference... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 18, 2022
ExxonMobil and Pertamina, Indonesia's state-owned energy company, have signed a heads of agreement at the G20 Summit in Bali to further progress their previously announced regional carbon capture and storage (CCS) hub for domestic and international carbon dioxide (CO2). The agreement builds upon a joint study and memorandum of understanding that was signed at COP26 in... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 18, 2022
An Ohio-based company that converts organic industrial byproducts into natural gas will be opening its newest facility in the Northwest Regional Industrial Park in Shannon, reported Rome News Tribune. The Synthica Energy facility in Georgia's Floyd County in the US will apply an anaerobic digestion process to organic industrial byproducts to produce renewable natural... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 17, 2022
A new report has revealed that the UK is lagging behind other countries in preparing for the energy transition. The Energy Transition Readiness Index (ETRI) 2022 - produced by the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) and sponsored by Eaton and Eversheds Sutherland - assesses and compares the readiness of 13 European countries’ electricity markets. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 17, 2022
The state government of Uttar Pradesh has, so far, received 38 proposals expressing interest to invest around ₹500 crore (€59k) in bioenergy plants in the state, reported Hindustan Times. These proposals have come within a month and a half of clearance of an bioenergy policy by the Cabinet, officials familiar with the issue said. Fifteen of 38 investors already have... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 17, 2022
Commissioners in Madison County, North Carolina, US, voted unanimously on 16 November to establish a moratorium on biomass facilities in the area, reported WLOS. Clear Sky Madison president Jim Tibbetts said county leaders decided after speaking with community residents that they needed to have biomass rules written into the county's land use ordinance to be able to better... [Read More]


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