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Sep 2, 2020
Atlantic Power’s Cadillac biomass plant returns to service
Product News
Sep 2, 2020
Landia has been chosen to supply two pasteurisers to a new waste-to-energy biogas plant in Romania. The two 25 m3 BioChop units will play a crucial role in eliminating biohazards by heating biomass to a minimum of 72oC for one-hour batch processes – allowing the final digestate to be utilised safely as a high-quality fertiliser. Equipped with a Landia chopper pump... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 1, 2020
At least half of landfill-bound food waste in California, US, could be processed at the state’s wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) and used for bioenergy, according to a new report. The California Environmental Protection Agency said waste can be ‘co-digested’ at WWTPs, by adding organic waste such as municipal food scraps and industrial food processing wastes... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 1, 2020
Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) teamed up with the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) to present the winning work of The Nigeria Prize for Science 2019 to industry players to reduce the country’s carbon footprint and kick-start a “vibrant” bioenergy industry. The winners, Professor Meihong Wang and Dr Mathew Aneke, presented their work on carbon capture,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 1, 2020
Renewable natural gas (RNG) production equipment installed by U.S. Gain at a dairy farm is now producing clean RNG for the transportation industry. Dallmann East River Dairy in Wisconsin supplies milk for the cheese industry. In 2012, the farm added an anaerobic digester to its site. “The digester provided operational benefits to our farm,” said owner Nick Dallmann. “We... [Read More]

Features
Sep 1, 2020
Knight Energy Services, part of AHK Group, delves into the many uses of meat and bone meal in the bioenergy sector. The UK produces around 350,000 tonnes of meat and bone meal (MBM) each year. In Europe, it has proven to be a sustainably developed way of farming, and it’s also being used increasingly by biomass power stations as a source of renewable energy. MBM... [Read More]

Product News
Sep 1, 2020
Suma has launched a new agitator, the Giantmix FTX, for challenging substrates. To achieve a more productive gas yield, operators tend to use substrates with higher dry matter content, according to Suma. In response, the firm has expanded its portfolio of slow-running rod and submersible mixers with the Giantmix FTX. Due to the high thrust of 6.5 kilonewtons, the... [Read More]

Product News
Sep 1, 2020
Aurelia Turbines, a producer of highly-efficient small gas turbines, has shipped its first turbine for commercial use. The Aurelia® A400 turbine was sent to a client from the company’s factory in Lappeenranta, Finland. The turbine is ideally suited to small-scale combined heat and power (CHP) generation in decentralised grids across the globe. It has been designed... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 28, 2020
Around 6,000 native trees are being planted at the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Trangie Agricultural Research Centre as part of a $4 million (€2.4 million) ‘Biomass for Bioenergy’ project. NSW DPI senior research scientist, Dr Fabiano Ximenes, said the project will explore opportunities for increasing the amount of sustainable biomass... [Read More]

Policy News
Aug 27, 2020
The European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) believes labelling forest biomass as renewable has a “perverse impact on the climate”. Responding to the European Commission’s plans to revise its central climate policy tool, the EASAC is suggesting a ‘radically new standard’. Professor Michael Norton, EASAC’s environment programme director, said:... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 27, 2020
Prominet Power Co, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo Gas Co, has acquired Fushiki Manyofuto Biomass Power GK and Ichihara Yawatafuto Biomass Power GK from an Equis Group investment fund. Operations at Fushiki Manyofuto Biomass Power Plant are expected to begin in October 2021. The facility is currently under construction and will have a generation capacity of approximately... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 26, 2020
Canadian firm Greenlane Renewables has reported a 159% year-to-date growth in sales order backlogs following successful contract wins. The firm reported revenue of $4.2 million (€2.69 million) in the second quarter ending 30 June 2020, representing a 45% increase from $2.9 million (€1.86 million) reported in the first quarter ending 31 March 2020. Brad Douville,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 26, 2020
Gasification technology firm EQTEC has signed an agreement with German EPC company ewerGY to develop the first waste gasification plant in Greece. EQTEC has signed the equipment sale and services contract with ewerGY, operating in Greece through its local partner, ECO Hellas. The contract covers the fully permitted and financed 0.5 MWe waste gasification project... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 25, 2020
Ørsted’s Asnæs Power Station, converted to run on sustainably-sourced wood chips, has been inaugurated by The Crown Prince of Denmark. Following more than three years of work on the conversion, Asnæs Power Station was finally inaugurated on 21 August. The power station can now supply heat and power without using fossil fuels. The wood chips used at the facility... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 25, 2020
Six new biogas-fuelled buses will be introduced in the city of Hämeenlinna, Finland at the end of August. The buses, which belong to Vekka Group and were developed in collaboration with Gasum, will reduce public transport emissions in the city by almost 500 tonnes, supporting its objective to increase the use of sustainable transport and alternative fuels. Supplied... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 25, 2020
A new specialist supplier of anaerobic digestion (AD) operations and management services is launching this month after securing contracts for five plants. Eco Verde Energy (EVE) will enable AD plants to achieve maximum outputs and return on investment, according to the firm, regardless of whether the owner has a single AD plant or an extensive portfolio. The company... [Read More]


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