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Jun 17, 2020
ETW Energietechnik supplies upgrading technology for 45km biogas grid
Biogas News
Jun 17, 2020
The Railway Industry Association (RIA), the trade body for UK rail suppliers, has called for investment in green hydrogen and battery-powered trains as a way for the government to spearhead an environmentally-friendly economic recovery. The call from the RIA followed an inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hydrogen, which provides a forum for MPs and... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 16, 2020
Spanish fuel company Repsol has announced two industrial decarbonisation projects involving green hydrogen and biogas. The CEO of Repsol, Josu Jon Imaz, presented the projects on 15  June that the company will undertake with the support of prominent Spanish and international partners. The facilities, to be built in the port of Bilbao and the surrounding area, will... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 16, 2020
Gasum has opened its 11th gas filling station in Sweden. The Ljungby station is the first station for liquefied gas and liquefied biogas (LBG) in Kronoberg County and will serve heavy-duty vehicles. The new filling station forms part of the company’s plan to build a network of 50 gas filling stations for heavy-duty vehicles by the early 2020s in the Nordics. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 16, 2020
Finnish health food and fish feed manufacturer Raisio Group will use bioenergy to reduce emissions at its Nokia oat mill. Working with local energy firm Adven, the company will implement a new heating plant at the site, which will use the by-products generated in the mill’s oat production as fuel. With the new heating plant, Nokia’s mill will be carbon neutral,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 15, 2020
Dane County landfill in Wisconsin, US, has received its first load of renewable natural gas (RNG) from a manure digester in the Yahara Lakes Watershed. Brightmark (formerly Brightmark Energy) completed the construction of the multi-million-dollar project upgrading gas equipment at its digester north-west of Waunakee in the town of Vienna, working closely with Dane County.... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 15, 2020
The US Department of Corrections (DoC) has received its first grant for a proposed wood biomass energy system at Larch Corrections Centre in Washington State. The aim is to install a modern, efficient biomass system to offset the use of fuel oil for heating and domestic hot water, according to the grant application submitted to the US Forest Service. According to... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 15, 2020
The European Biogas Association (EBA) and the Natural and Bio Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA Europe) have published a new document illustrating the current uptake of biomethane in the transport sector and its potential. According to the document, 17% of biomethane is used today to fuel natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in 25% of Europe’s refuelling network, resulting in... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 15, 2020
Australian technology firm Hazer Group has completed an $8.4 million (€5.2 million) share placement for its biogas-to-green hydrogen production facility. According to Hazer, the placement closed early due to strong demand and was upsized from $6 million (€3.6 million) to $8.4 million (€5.2 million). The financing package, along with a grant from the Australian... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 12, 2020
Gasum, Orkla and Volvo Trucks have joined forces to lower road transport emissions. Orkla, a leading manufacturer and supplier of branded consumer goods, Nordic gas giant Gasum Oy and global truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks will be working with Orkla’s transport partner GDL to use liquefied biogas (LBG) to fuel journeys between Orkla’s warehouse in Helsingborg and... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 12, 2020
The first steam turbine in history made by Doosan Škoda Power (DSP) left the gates of the production facility in Pilsen, Germany, and successfully arrived at the Port of Hamburg. The turbine is destined for Sodegaura in Japan’s Chiba Prefecture, to the construction site of a new biomass power plant. Both turbine casings of the DSP 75 MW DST-S10 have been pre-assembled... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 12, 2020
Steel manufacturer SSAB Raahe is testing biogas from Gasum as an alternative maritime transport fuel. The test will be carried out in collaboration with ESL Shipping and Gasum and is the first time that biogas will be used as a fuel for ships in Finland. The three companies are working together to reduce emissions from shipping SSAB’s raw materials. In 2019, SSAB... [Read More]

Other News
Jun 12, 2020
The Scottish Government has launched a £62 million (€69 million) fund to help the energy sector recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Energy Transition Fund will support businesses in the oil, gas, and energy sectors over the next five years as they grow and diversify, and will help to attract private sector investment in the region. According to the government,... [Read More]

Features
Jun 11, 2020
For on-farm biogas plants using crop-based feedstocks, the quality of the harvesting and ensiling processes can make or break the efficiency of the plant and the anaerobic digestion (AD)  process for the following year, severely impacting gas output and profit. Having experienced issues with bought-in silage feedstock outside his control, Nick Cowie of Gloucestershire-based... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 11, 2020
Bioenergy Europe has launched the second chapter of its Statistical Report 2020 focusing on biogas and biomethane. The report looks at biogas consumption and production in the European Union (EU) and provides an in-depth and current analysis of the sector’s state of play. According to Bioenergy Europe, the European biogas market is well established and mature.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 11, 2020
UK-based Thames Water has gone out to tender with several Lots worth £70 million (€78 million), covering biogas and biomethane. Thames Water has 25 sites using anaerobic digestion processes, all of which produce more than 800 GWh of biogas. The firm said each site is unique and may require alternative solutions depending on their location, biogas composition, and... [Read More]


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