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May 17, 2022
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Biomass News
May 17, 2022
With recent plans to phase out dependency on Russian gas, oil and coal by 2027 and an ambitious 10-year environmental programme that includes phasing out fossil fuels completely by 2030, Europe is planning to supercharge progress towards a low-carbon economy.  And a sustainable fossil-fuel alternative which is seeing rapid expansion in Europe - Miscanthus – a plant-based... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 17, 2022
Neste and United Airlines have announced that they have signed a new purchase agreement that provides United the right to buy up to 160,000 tonnes (52.5 million gallons) of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel over the next three years to fuel United flights at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and potentially other airports. With this agreement, United became the first US airline... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 17, 2022
Scania has now announced it is adding several new CBG and LBG tank options to its offer that mean substantial improvements to the range potential. Trucks showcasing the new solutions are unveiled at the Italian fair "Transpotec" in mid-May.   "Scania has been relentless in offering and informing customers about the potential of biogas solutions," said Stefan Dorski,... [Read More]

Other News
May 16, 2022
Perovskite materials may hold the potential to play an important role in a process to produce hydrogen in a renewable manner, according to an analysis from scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).  Hydrogen has emerged as an important carrier to store energy generated by renewable resources, as a substitute for fossil fuels used for transportation,... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 16, 2022
Protos Biofuels Ltd (Protos), a project developed by Advanced Biofuel Solutions Ltd (ABSL) and Greenergy, has announced that its first municipal waste to advanced biofuels project has progressed into the front-end engineering design (FEED) phase.   Petrofac has been appointed to deliver the FEED, with Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) to supply the gasifier that converts the... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 16, 2022
Environmental consultant ecoprog said it expects about 8.1 million annual tonnes of additional capacity to be built for the fermentation of municipal biowaste by 2030. AD (anaerobic digestion) capacities for treating commercial biowaste will be developed as well. The main reasons for this growth are EU regulations stipulating a separate biowaste collection from 2024 onwards... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 16, 2022
The BMW Group is the first carmaker to place its trust in more sustainable automotive OEM coatings certified according to BASF's biomass balance approach. The BMW Group has chosen to use BASF Coatings' CathoGuard® 800 ReSource e-coat at its plants in Leipzig, Germany and Rosslyn, South Africa, and the iGloss® matt ReSource clearcoat throughout Europe. Using these... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 13, 2022
Nextleaf Solutions has reached an agreement with Hempcrete Natural Building Ltd to commercialise a US patent related to the use of hemp ash as a material in the production of concrete.   Hemp ash, processed using Nextleaf technology, can be used as a replacement for fly ash, which is produced as a by-product of burning coal. The ash is a key ingredient in Portland... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 13, 2022
Caterpillar Inc has announced that Biogaz du Haut-Geer, a utility cooperative in eastern Belgium, has selected Cat® dealer Eneria to double its cogeneration capabilities and expand the sustainability benefits of its biogas energy facility in Geer.  Eneria will design, install and commission a new combined heat and power (CHP) system that will use two Cat CG170-16... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 13, 2022
Phillips 66 has announced its Jet Renewable Diesel will go on sale at two Jet forecourts this summer, following positive customer feedback after it was launched as a wholesale offering in February 2022.  The renewable diesel is a paraffinic fuel that is chemically similar to conventional fossil-fuel-based diesel but derived from biomass sources such as used cooking... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 13, 2022
Biomass Secure Power (BSP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sunyani Energy  to build a one million tonne biocoal plant in Suriname. Each party will have a 50 percent stake in the new company.  BSP brings patented technologies and off-take agreements to the Sunyani Project. Sunyani Energy will provide plant site for construction, a long-term... [Read More]

Features
May 13, 2022
Mavitec Green Energy continues to develop its innovative depackaging solutions and is now introducing a Paddle Washer to clean plastic waste and reduce costs. Due to growing food waste issues globally, the need for smart and efficient depackaging solutions has arguably never been more important. Mavitec, a Dutch designer and producer of high-quality recycling processes... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 11, 2022
Leading anaerobic digestion specialist Birch Solutions has appointed a new managing director. Glenn Carney will bring global energy experience to the business as it embarks on a new ambitious growth strategy, as predecessor Mark Sacker takes the helm of Tricoya UK at Saltend, Hull. The technology partner behind North Lincolnshire quarry giant Singleton Birch’s... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 11, 2022
Drax Group has partnered with the University of Nottingham and Promethean Particles to trial a “pioneering new bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) process” at its North Yorkshire power station.  The new process uses a type of solid sorbent called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), which Promethean Particles are a global pioneer in the development and... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 11, 2022
With the aim of increasing the resilience of facilities to energy price fluctuations, 2G Energy and PRODEVAL have teamed up. They said of the union: "This partnership will allow biogas upgrading operators to sustain their units while reducing biomethane carbon footprint. Producing virtuously the renewable energy of tomorrow." The partnership aims to reduce biomethane... [Read More]


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