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Feb 17, 2021
Ceres Energy acquires stake in biomethane shipping firm Barrow
Pellets News
Feb 17, 2021
Enviva has announced its goal of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its operations by 2030. The company set forward an ambitious plan to eliminate GHG emissions from its operations in keeping with international climate goals, including a Paris Agreement’s goal to limit global temperature rise to 1.5oC. “At Enviva, fighting climate change is... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 17, 2021
The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) has urged the UK Government to reconsider clawing back £1 billion (€1.1 billion) from the Green Homes Grant. Less than 5% of the original budget has been spent so far, with the government saying that unspent money would not be carried over into the next financial year. However, the REA has said that... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 17, 2021
Bright Biomethane will construct a biomethane plant for Dutch waste management company Twence. At a former landfill site in the east of the Netherlands, 250,000 tons of pig manure will be converted into biogas and raw materials in a manure biogas plant. In the final step, the biogas will be upgraded to biomethane in Bright’s biogas upgrading system with a capacity... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 16, 2021
PowerTap Hydrogen Fueling Corp’s (PowerTap) third generation on-site hydrogen production unit has been enhanced for blue hydrogen classification via Advanced Carbon Capture, using RNG as its main feedstock. PowerTap, based in California, has set out to build North America’s largest hydrogen fuelling network. Clean Power Capital invested in PowerTap in October 2020. Most... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 16, 2021
BayoTech, which specialises in hydrogen production using biogas, has joined the European Biogas Association (EBA). Steve Jones, vice-president of BayoTech Europe, said: “Renewable gases will play a key role in supporting the EU’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. Biogas represents an important pathway to hydrogen production that makes carbon neutral,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 16, 2021
Genesis Biosciences, based in Wales, UK, has been chosen to take part in United Utilities’ exclusive Innovation Lab, which provides successful applicants the chance to test their products in a live environment before going to market. The firm will be trialling its Evogen Biogas Additive – a powdered product that combines a novel mineral carrier with an application-specific,... [Read More]

Features
Feb 15, 2021
Jens Wolf, vice president and general manager of Europe, Enviva. The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed how societies, businesses, and governments view the world around them. Now more than ever, we understand that we are a part of a global community, a community that must come together to address our most important challenges. Whether those challenges are related... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 15, 2021
A new report from Drax and Imperial College London has warned that the UK must deploy new green technologies to help the UK meet its climate targets, despite renewables generating more power than fossil fuels for the first time. The independent analysis conducted by academics for Drax Electric Insights, via Imperial Consultants, shows the UK will require a range of... [Read More]

Other News
Feb 15, 2021
The European Suppliers of Waste-to-Energy Technology (ESWET) say including waste-to-energy in the EU Emissions Trading System’s (EU ETS) would ‘run against’ its objective of reducing emissions. The waste management sector plays a key role in the EU’s ambition to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, said ESWET. Waste-to-energy contributes by treating the fraction... [Read More]

Pellets News
Feb 15, 2021
Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) in Canada have discovered a way to help utilise agricultural waste to produce pellets. Tumpa Sarker, a PhD candidate in USask’s department of chemical and biological engineering, has found that heating canola meal, canola hull, and oat hull before compressing it yields a higher quality pellet with lower moisture... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 15, 2021
Renova has agreed to acquire additional shares in Kanda Biomass Energy’s power generation project. Kanda Biomass’s project will have an installed capacity of around 75 MW – enough to power approximately 170,000 households annually - and is expected to become operational in June. If the agreement with Renova is confirmed, Kanda Biomass is expected to become a consolidated... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 15, 2021
Millions of pounds will be withdrawn from the UK Government’s Green Homes Grant, according to an MP. Business Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan revealed the £2 billion (€2.29 billion) available for the grant would not be rolled over into the next financial year from March. Quoted in The Mirror, the MP said: “The original funding for the green homes grant voucher... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 12, 2021
Gregory Distribution has installed a bio-LNG facility to fuel its latest batch of Volvo gas trucks. The UK logistics company continued its drive towards a more sustainable and environmentally friendly operation by installing its first bio-LNG refuelling station by Gasrec. In 2020, the company began a trial to test the sustainability of bio-LNG to replace diesel in... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 12, 2021
Kent County Council (KCC) in the UK has announced all food waste in the county will be recycled in Kent. Around 45,000 tonnes of food waste collected annually from local households will be turned into biogas through a new anaerobic digester at Blaise Farm Quarry. The biogas will be fed directly into the National Grid as well as powering the plant itself, and creating... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 12, 2021
The RFS Power Coalition has announced its support for legislation introduced in the US that would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to take action on stalled Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) pathway petitions and applications submitted by biogas, biomass, and waste-to-energy power producers. The RFS Power Coalition is led by the American Biogas Council... [Read More]


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