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Aug 14, 2019
Atlas Copco oxygen generator helps German biogas producer to create clean methane
Biogas News
Aug 13, 2019
Austrian biogas plant manufacturer Biogest is to build its first biogas plant in South Korea. The project, developed in cooperation with HC Energy, will expand the company’s international portfolio. HC Energy is a South Korean company with more than 10 years’ experience in the renewable energy sector. The company will work with the City Government and the Agricultural... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 13, 2019
A renewable natural gas (RNG) project is rapidly gaining pace in the state of Colorado, US. In July 2019, environmental contractor CGRS brought in local firm Maverick Steel to begin building the framework for a new 23,000 square-foot biogas treatment and RNG fuelling station facility. Once complete, the new facility will transform by-products from the wastewater... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 13, 2019
Three companies have joined forces to create waste plastic to hydrogen facilities across the UK. Peel Environmental has signed a collaboration agreement with Waste2Tricity and PowerHouse Energy which will see 11 waste plastic to hydrogen facilities developed. The £130 million (€140 million) investment follows the announcement that the first facility will be located... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 12, 2019
A concept for the transition of a coal boiler to biomass has been accepted by major Polish energy firm, ZE PAK. The plan, which was approved by the firm’s supervisory board, will see the existing K7 coal boiler at Konin power plant transformed into a biomass-fired generating unit. After the update, the boiler will work with a 50 MWe turbogenerator to produce electricity.... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 12, 2019
Plans for a £200 million (€215.8 million) waste-to-energy plant on the outskirts of Preston, UK, have moved one step closer to fruition. Preston City Council’s planning committee voted not to object to the proposals put forward by infrastructure development, asset management and investment company Miller Turner. The firm plans to build the plant at Red Scar... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 9, 2019
Bioenergy DevCo, a global developer of anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities, has received its first institutional investment of $106 million (€94.6 million) from Newlight Partners. Bioenergy DevCo has more than 200 plants throughout the world that create renewable natural gas and healthy soil products. According to a recent statement, the firm intends to use its new... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 9, 2019
The World Biogas Association (WBA) and the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) have welcomed recommended actions outlined in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) latest report. The Climate Change and Land report, which was released on 8 August, revealed that better land management is needed to address climate change and reducing... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 9, 2019
Renewable biomethane has entered the network at Ireland’s first purpose-built injection facility in County Kildare. Gas Networks Ireland announced the news alongside revealing it has applied for planning permission for a second injection point in North Cork. This is the firm’s first step in its €28 million plan to roll out a network of renewable gas injection... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 9, 2019
Global resource management company Veolia and Hertfordshire County Council have ended their £1 billion (€892.6 million) waste management contract in the UK. The decision follows the refusal of an application to build a 320,000 tonnes per year energy from waste plant. Hertfordshire County Council has vowed to go back to the market to find an outlet for the 250,000... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 8, 2019
Leading life science investor Novo Holdings has invested $72 million (€64.2 million) in carbon recycling company LanzaTech to support the development of its sustainable fuels and chemicals platform. The financing was Novo Holdings’ fourth investment within the growth equity area so far in 2019. These investments enable the firm to support companies that are at the... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 8, 2019
A new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has stated that a shift in land use is vital in order to prevent a climate emergency. Based on the findings of thousands of scientific studies from across the globe, the IPCC report concludes that land use currently accounts for 23% of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions. Major contributors cited... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 8, 2019
Bath MP Wera Hobhouse recently visited a green gas plant at a cheese farm in Somerset, UK. Wyke Farms has been generating biomethane at its facility since 2015, using its own onsite anaerobic digesters. The plant converts 75,000 tonnes of biodegradable waste from its farm and neighbouring properties into energy every year. The resulting biomethane is then pumped into... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 7, 2019
Enviva, the world’s largest producer of industrial wood pellets, has announced plans to open a deep-water marine terminal to ship pellets from the US. The firm is working with Jackson County Port Authority in Mississippi to lease a property in the Port of Pascagoula to ship sustainably-sourced wood pellets under long-term contracts with customers in Europe and Asia.... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 7, 2019
Environmental groups are ramping up efforts to oppose changes to biomass legislation in the state of Massachusetts, which could pave the way for the opening of a new plant. Palmer Renewable Energy submitted plans to open a biomass plant in East Springfield 10 years ago, but the project has come under heavy criticism from environmentalists and climate scientists. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 7, 2019
US pork processor Smithfield Foods has completed a major ‘manure-to-energy’ project in Missouri. The firm has constructed a pipeline from one of its pig farms in the state to the natural gas mainline. It connects a low-pressure natural gas transmission with the city of Milan’s pipeline, allowing renewable natural gas produced at the farm to be directly injected... [Read More]


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