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Apr 23, 2021
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Apr 23, 2021
Enexor Bioenergy has been chosen as one of 11 companies in North America to participate in the inaugural Google for Startups Accelerator: Climate Change. This programme recognises Enexor, which generates green energy from organic waste, as a top company providing innovative and impactful climate change solutions. Launching in June, the three-month programme grants... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 23, 2021
Trondheim in Norway will receive its first gas filling station this summer. The new station, due to open in early August, is part of Gasum’s Nordic gas filling station network for heavy-duty vehicles and will provide liquefied and compressed gas. The project was developed by Gasum and retail cooperative firm, Coop, and will enable low-emission logistics for several... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 22, 2021
The bioenergy industry has welcomed the EU Taxonomy, which classifies sustainable bioenergy as an environmentally sustainable activity. Released by the European Commission, the EU Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act aims to support sustainable investment by making it clearer which economic activities most contribute to meeting the EU’s environmental objectives. On 21 April,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 22, 2021
Green Arrow Capital (GAC) has acquired four biomethane production plants, continuing its commitment to the sector. The €75 million agreement with Lazzari e Lucchini (L&L) made last year was completed through the GAC Fund and includes the acquisition of 4BIO S.r.l. Holding, which owns four biomethane plants, still partly under construction. L&L will remain... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 22, 2021
The European Biogas Association (EBA) has welcomed the adoption of the EU Taxonomy by the European Commission (EC), which recognises biogas’ contribution to climate targets, but warned that the criteria adopted will put the use of biomethane in transport “at stake”. According to the EBA, the decision to label biogas production from anaerobic digestion as a low-carbon... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 22, 2021
EverGen, Canada’s renewable natural gas (RNG) infrastructure platform, has acquired Fraser Valley Biogas in British Columbia. Fraser Valley Biogas has been in operation since 2011 and is the ‘original’ RNG project in western Canada; it was also the first project to produce RNG into FortisBC’s network. The facility combines anaerobic digestion and biogas upgrading... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 21, 2021
The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) has welcomed the publication of the UK Government’s Biomass Strategy Call for Evidence. The call for evidence aims to strengthen the government’s evidence base around biomass and will contribute to a review of the potential for biomass to support the UK’s net-zero goals. “The REA warmly welcomes... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 21, 2021
Bioenergy Devco has secured conditional approval from Sussex County Council in Delaware to build one of the state’s first anaerobic digesters. According to an article by the Delaware Business Times, Devco, based in Maryland, bought the former Perdue Farms AgriRecycle facility and continues to compost 30,000 tons of poultry waste from the site. Now, the company plans... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 21, 2021
Ignoring the potential of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and bio-LNG and waiting for future fuels is a ‘mistake’, according to SEA-LNG. The organisation, a multi-sector industry coalition created to accelerate the widespread adoption of LNG as a marine fuel, believes the industry needs to take advantage today of the confirmed reduction in greenhouse gases (GHGs) of... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 20, 2021
Construction is due to begin on Gevo’s manure-derived renewable natural gas (RNG) plant in north-west Iowa. The company announced it has closed a $68.15 million (€56.5 million) Green Bond to finance the construction of the project, which will generate RNG captured from dairy cow manure. The feedstock will be supplied by three dairy farms located in north-west... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 20, 2021
Biogest and SWEN Capital Partners (SWEN CP) have invested €30 million in biomethane projects in Europe and North America and established a new company - Biogest Invest. SWEN CP recently created the first European fund committed to renewable gas - the SWEN Impact Fund for Transition (SWIFT) - whose core target is biomethane production assets and associated renewable... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 20, 2021
Fifty-three percent of all on-road fuel used in natural gas vehicles in 2020 was renewable natural gas (RNG), according to new figures. Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) reported that RNG as a transport fuel grew by 25% over 2019 volumes, increasing 267% over the last five years. The organisations... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 20, 2021
The UK Government will set its ambitious climate target to reduce emissions by 78% by 2035 – compared to 1990 levels – into law this year. In line with the recommendation from the Climate Change Committee, this sixth Carbon Budget limits the volume of greenhouse gases (GHGs) emitted over five years from 2033-2027, taking the UK more than three-quarters of the way... [Read More]

Features
Apr 19, 2021
Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering has developed the Organic Liquefying Press to separate organics and moisture from solid and fibrous waste. The organic fraction of mixed waste streams is ideal for producing biogas; however, despite the effort put into separating and recycling waste, many organics still end up in landfill or waste incineration plants. There is much... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 19, 2021
ITOCHU Corporation has established Hyuga Biomass Power Generation and will build a 50 MW biomass plant in Japan’s Miyazaki Prefecture. The new firm is funded jointly by Osaka Gas Company, Tokyo Century Corporation, and Tokyo Energy & Systems and will construct a biomass power plant in Hososhima Industrial District in Hyuga City in Miyazaki. Under this project,... [Read More]


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