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Jun 24, 2020
Naturgy Ireland injects biomethane into gas grid
Biogas News
Jun 24, 2020
Swindon, UK is considering extending its food waste collection service after a successful trial. The local council trialled the service at 11,000 households and is looking at rolling out the service to 97,000 households permanently. The food waste collected is processed at an anaerobic digestion facility in Wiltshire, where it is converted into energy to power homes. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 23, 2020
Landia’s technology has helped a biogas plant to continue operations following a feedstock build-up in a reactor tank. Danish firm Ny Rybjerggaard, which covers pig production, plant breeding and green energy, first encountered issues with its existing propeller stirrers when a steel wire broke. The company’s owner Jens Henry Christensen said: “In one of our reactor... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jun 22, 2020
Enviva has agreed to purchase two US wood pellet facilities in Georgia and South Carolina. Enviva has agreed to acquire Georgia Biomass Holding, which, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, owns a wood pellet production plant in Waycross, Georgia, from innogy SE and one of its subsidiaries for $175 million (€155 million) in cash, subject to customary adjustments. The... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jun 22, 2020
Aurora Energy Solutions, a new firm owned by Usibelli Investments, has acquired the assets of Superior Pellet Fuels (SPF) and is building a ‘state-of-the-art’ wood kiln in Alaska, US. The kiln will produce clean-burning dry firewood to help the greater Fairbanks area achieve required reductions in PM 2.5 emissions. Joe Usibelli Jr, managing member of Usibelli... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jun 22, 2020
Pinnacle Renewable Energy's Williams Lake facility has started operations again following months of capital upgrades. Between upgrades at the Williams Lake facility and the work undertaken in Quesnel on Pinnacle’s Meadowbank facility, the firm has invested close to $30 million (€19.7 million) in this region over the past year. Robert McCurdy, CEO of Pinnacle,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 22, 2020
A coalition of environmental advocacy groups has launched ‘Cut Carbon Not Forests’, a campaign to expose the UK’s “wasteful subsidies” for firms that burn trees to generate electricity. With the launch of the campaign, the groups hope to put pressure on policymakers to support reform. The multi-channel group, led jointly by Biofuelwatch, Dogwood Alliance,... [Read More]

Features
Jun 19, 2020
UK bioenergy leaders seek a green response to COVID-19, by Colin Ley UK bioenergy leaders are working hard to keep the sector running in the face of COVID-19, striving to address short-term supply issues within a deeply disrupted global marketplace while also starting to focus on the industry’s ‘exit strategy’. There are obvious downsides for renewable energy... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 19, 2020
Three biomethane production plant projects involving Cadent Gas remain on track despite the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The firm said the projects are on course to start sending low-carbon “gas from trash” into Cadent’s network this year, as its teams “kept the wheel in motion” during lockdown. Increasing the use of biomethane from food,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 19, 2020
Gasum will open a liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied biogas (LBG) filling station near Arlanda Airport in Stockholm at the end of the year. The station is Gasum’s first in the Stockholm area. By opening a station offering LNG and LBG for heavy-duty vehicles, the company said it is responding to its customers’ needs to extend the existing station network to... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 19, 2020
California, US-based ReCarbon has partnered with Australian bioenergy developer Utilitas Group to build biogas-to-hydrogen plants across Australia. ReCarbon, developer of the patented Plasma Carbon Conversion Unit – a greenhouse gas utilisation technology – announced the execution of a memorandum of understanding with the Australian company on 10 June. ReCarbon... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 19, 2020
Vida Group, a subsidiary of US sustainable wood products and pellets firm Canfor, is to purchase three sawmills in Sweden. Vida will buy the sawmills from Bergs Timber for CAD$43 million (€28.2 million) plus working capital. The three facilities, located in Vimmerby, Morlunda and Orrefors, will add approximately 215 million board feet to Vida’s annual capacity.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 18, 2020
UK company the John Lewis Partnership is building a dedicated biomethane gas filling station. The parent company of high-end department store John Lewis and Waitrose supermarket is building the station to enable its largest heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) to use a low-carbon alternative to diesel. The organisation has also revealed it aims to stop using fossil fuels across... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 18, 2020
The City of Boulder, Colorado, US, has partnered with Tetra Tech and CGRS on a wastewater biogas project. Construction on the biogas use enhancement project is almost halfway complete at the city’s Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF). Biogas produced from wastewater digesters will be converted into renewable natural gas (RNG) for vehicle fuel and will be delivered... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 18, 2020
New data from the European Biogas Association (EBA) and Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) shows the number of biomethane plants in Europe has increased by 51% in two years. The EBA and GIE released the second edition of the European Biomethane Map, showing the number of facilities has increased from 483 in 2018 to 729 in 2020. There are currently 18 countries in Europe... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 17, 2020
The US Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) and the Renewable Energy Agency (REA) have hit back against claims made by think tank Ember. Ember’s report, ‘The Burning Question’, shared its research to show why the UK should end tax breaks on burning wood biomass for power, revealing that subsidies of more than £13 million (€14.5 million) are provided to major... [Read More]


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