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Oct 25, 2019
Biomethane one of the “best-positioned fuels” to help reach net zero emissions, says study
Biogas News
Oct 25, 2019
A recent report by the World Biogas Association (WBA) estimates the industry could reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 12%. The association’s latest members, SHV Energy, Engie and Suez have applauded its mission to bring the industry together to realise the full potential of biogas. WBA is bringing companies together to look at how fast its members could build... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 25, 2019
Finance company Prestige Funds has loaned more than £100 million (€115.4 million) to biogas and anaerobic digestion (AD) projects in the UK over the last nine months. The financing is managed by Privilege Finance, which is part of the same group and a specialist in lending to UK agricultural businesses. Privilege also offers technical consulting services to the management... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 24, 2019
Ince Bio Power, the largest waste wood gasifier in the UK, has officially opened. The new facility is the UK’s largest biomass plant generating 21.5MW of electricity – enough to power 40,000 homes every year. The plant was officially opened by the Mayor of Ellesmere Port in Cheshire, northern England. It is owned by the Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG) – an... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 24, 2019
The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has written to UK Chancellor Sajid Javid ahead of the next budget announcement to set out the industry’s views on policies needed to boost the AD sector. The organisation wrote to the Chancellor advising that the UK needs to “show leadership” on ultra-low carbon technologies, and fulfil the potential... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 24, 2019
European biogas plant manufacturer Biogest has signed a deal with Greek firm Elakmon to expand into the market. The cooperation agreement will enable Biogest to expand into a market with an “attractive framework” and large availability of agro-industrial residues. Biogest has already worked on projects in the UK, France, Croatia, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 22, 2019
The European Commission has amended Annex V of REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) to exempt digestate from registration. REACH is a regulation of the European Union designed to “improve the protection of human health and the environment” from risks posed by chemicals. Through REACH, companies must register their substances... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 21, 2019
Drax has ‘strengthened’ its biomass sustainability policy and set up an Independent Advisory Board (IAB) of scientists, academics and forestry experts. It aims to ensure the biomass it uses to generate renewable electricity meets ‘the highest standards’. In its updated policy, Drax has outlined how it will use ‘the latest science and best practice’ and work... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 18, 2019
Canadian firm Pinnacle Renewable Energy announced it has signed a contract with Japanese company Mitsui to supply 100,000 metric tonnes of industrial wood pellets. The long-term contract will see Pinnacle - the third-largest producer of industrial wood pellets in the world - supply the pellets beginning Q3 2023. The industrial wood pellets will be used by a biomass... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 18, 2019
GoodChips, the first international quality certification for wood chips and hog fuel, has secured its first certified company - UK wood fuel heating specialists, LC Energy. Bioenergy Europe’s latest certification scheme is the sister scheme of world-leading pellet certification scheme, ENplus. It has been working towards creating a more ‘transparent and harmonised’... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 17, 2019
Leading UK chopper pump and mixer manufacturer Landia UK is celebrating 25 years in business. Starting with just two members of staff, the firm has grown into a successful solutions provider, particularly in the anaerobic digestion (AD) sector. Landia UK originally opened its doors near Whitchurch, Shropshire, and has seen its pumps and mixers serve multiple industries.... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 17, 2019
The UK’s London Stansted Airport will become the first in the world to convert all its waste coffee grounds into biofuels, following a successful trial with bio-bean – the world’s largest recycler of coffee grounds – Cambridge Network has reported. Passengers at Stansted Airport create over 150 tonnes of coffee waste annually. The new partnership, which will... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 16, 2019
Two UK packaging firms have joined forces to create the world's first dedicated sustainable energy facility fuelled by organic waste to power the manufacture of corrugated sheet board. Scottish drinks packaging firm McLaren Packaging and Staffordshire-based printed packaging supplier Swanline Group have joined forces to create their new CorrBoard Bioenergy (CB Bio)... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 15, 2019
The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has welcomed the environmental pledges outlined in the Queen’s Speech to “enshrine environmental principles into law to protect and improve the environment for future generations”. The Queen announced the proposed creation of the Office for Environmental Protection to provide independent scrutiny and... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 14, 2019
Renewable electricity from windfarms, solar panels, biomass and hydro plants generated more electricity than fossil fuels in the third quarter of 2019. A study by UK website Carbon Brief, which aims to deliver a clear understanding of climate change, discovered that during July, August and September this year, renewables generated an estimated total of 29.5 terawatt hours... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 14, 2019
Mazoon Dairy Company (MDC), based in Oman, has opened a biogas plant - the first of its kind in the region. MDC is the country’s newest dairy farm, covering more than 15km2 with significant housing, feed and fodder mixing and storage facilities, a milking parlour, veterinary facilities, a processing and packaging plant, sales and logistics facilities and a waste treatment... [Read More]


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