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Nov 23, 2020
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Biogas News
Nov 23, 2020
Australia’s first biomethane-to-gas project will see thousands of homes and business in Sydney using green gas for heating, cooking, and hot water. Energy infrastructure company Jemena has signed an agreement with Sydney Water to generate biomethane at the Malabar Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in South Sydney. The zero-carbon emission biomethane gas will be... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 23, 2020
Aemetis Biogas, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Aemetis, has been awarded $7.8 million (€6.56 million) in matching grants through the 2020 California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Dairy Digester Research and Development Programme (DDRDP). The firm was awarded approximately 50% of the total projects awarded in the 2020 DDRDP grant cycle. The DDRDP provides... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 23, 2020
Bio-LNG makes carbon-neutrality a reality for EU transport, according to a joint paper published today. The European Biogas Association (EBA), Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE), the Natural & bio Gas Vehicle Association and SEA-LNG published a joint paper which demonstrates the concrete benefits of using bio-LNG to decarbonise hard-to-abate transport sectors through... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 20, 2020
Air Liquide will build its first two biomethane production units in collaboration with its local partner Dentro il Sole (DIS) in Italy. The two units will be built in Truccazzano, Milan, and Fontanella (Bergamo), recycling organic material from agricultural and livestock activities to convert it into biomethane. The production units, scheduled to be operational in... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 20, 2020
CenterPoint Energy in Minneapolis, US, has received approval from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to open its natural gas distribution system to locally-made RNG. RNG is produced by recycling biogas derived from organic materials such as agricultural waste, wastewater, and commercial food waste. Earlier this year, CenterPoint Energy submitted the proposal... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 20, 2020
Village Farms Clean Energy (VFCE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Village Farms, has renewed and extended its contract with the City of Vancouver under which VCFE receives landfill gas captured by the city’s landfill site in Delta, British Columbia. The 20-year extension, with an option for an additional five-year extension, will begin on the start-up of the Delta RNG... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 20, 2020
Construction of Connecticut’s first biogas dairy digester system is almost complete. The new facility at Fort Hill Farms in Thompson will recycle food waste and manure into renewable energy and soil products. Once complete, the digester is expected to produce 550 kW of electricity and reduce 25,000 tons of organic waste annually. The project is progressing thanks... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 20, 2020
SUEZ and bp have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore the feasibility of the UK’s first carbon capture and storage project from energy-from-waste (EfW). The Net Zero Teesside Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS) project plans to capture up to 10 million tonnes of CO2 emissions, the equivalent to the annual energy use of over 3 million UK... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 19, 2020
BiON is to establish a consortium to accelerate the expansion of biogas activities in Malaysia. The environmental engineering, wastewater treatment, and renewable energy solutions firm signed several non-binding memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with three parties with complementary expertise and resources in the biogas industry in Malaysia. The parties will now... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 19, 2020
Gas Network Ireland has opened the country’s second publicly-accessible, fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) station. Strategically located off the M8 (Dublin to Cork) motorway, the new facility at Circle K’s forecourt in County Tipperary can fill 50 heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) per day, with each fill taking no more than five minutes. The new station allows... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 19, 2020
Renewi, Nordsol, and Shell have started construction on the first bio-LNG installation in Amsterdam Westpoort. The new bio-LNG installation is an extension for the current processing of, among other things, outdated supermarket products. With a multi-million-euro investment, technical partner Nordsol will be the first to produce bio-LNG in the Netherlands. Renewi... [Read More]

Biogas News
Nov 19, 2020
Renewable fuels provider Gasrec said results of a recent major study have highlighted the ‘significant’ environmental and financial benefits of gas over diesel, particularly in long-haul applications. The Low Emissions Freight Trial (LEFT) report, published following a £20 million government-funded programme to trial, develop, and demonstrate low-emission vehicles... [Read More]

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]


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