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Mar 6, 2020
Elecnor awarded €86 million CHP contract in Belgium
Biogas News
Mar 5, 2020
Waste-to-energy firm EQTEC has signed a memorandum of understanding for the engineering design and installation of the first advanced gasification plant in Greece. EQTEC, which specialises in advanced gasification waste-to-energy projects, has partnered with two engineering procurement construction companies – Germany-based ewerGy and Greece-based ECO Hellas – together... [Read More]

Features
Mar 5, 2020
Stephen McCulloch of DMT Environmental Technology explains how the company’s new service can support businesses with biogas upgrading projects Could you tell our readers about yourself and your role at DMT? With more than a decade’s experience in the biogas industry, I have a solid track record in delivering pioneering gas-to-grid projects. Areas of particular... [Read More]

Other News
Mar 4, 2020
UK entrepreneurs are invited to apply to win up to €500,000 and a place on a six-month bespoke accelerator programme through the Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge (PLGC). The competition is one of the world’s largest in sustainable entrepreneurship and is open to green-start-ups and entrepreneurs based in the UK. PLGC rewards start-ups from the UK, the Netherlands,... [Read More]

Policy News
Mar 4, 2020
Biomethane could deliver 30% of the UK’s carbon budget in the hardest-to-decarbonise sectors, according to the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA). In a newly-released report, launched by Alan Whitehead MP at the House of Commons in London on 2 March, ADBA claims that biomethane could provide ‘green heat’ to 6.4 million UK homes and create... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 4, 2020
UK-based organics recycling and renewable energy company Eco Sustainable Solutions has been awarded a £14 million (€16.1 million) contract with Dorset Council. Eco Sustainable Solutions, based in Dorset, is the owner and operator of one of the UK’s leading purpose-built sites for organics recycling and renewable energy generation. It will now continue composting... [Read More]

Pellets News
Mar 3, 2020
SIMEC Atlantis Energy has successfully produced 100 tonnes of fuel pellets for large-scale combustion testing for a power station conversion in Wales, UK. The global developer, owner and operator of sustainable energy projects developed the 100% waste-derived pellets for the conversion of Uskmouth Power Station. SIMEC also announced the successful completion of large-scale... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 2, 2020
A new biogas refuelling station is to be built in Linköping, Sweden. The project, led by Svensk Biogas, will be the first of its kind in Linköping - Sweden’s fifth-largest city. “A liquid biogas refuelling station in Linköping means that we can offer our locally produced renewable biogas even to heavy truck transportation, which today run on liquid methane,”... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 2, 2020
Australian water services company SA Water has revealed an $18 million (€10.6 million) upgrade at its Port Lincoln Wastewater Treatment Plant, including a new anaerobic digester. SA Water revealed that the new anaerobic digestion (AD) facility’s 20-tonne steel cover was put into place last week. Port Lincoln-based Shillabeer Crane Hire worked with local crews from... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 2, 2020
Italian oil and gas firm Eni is planning to have 55GW of installed renewable energy capacity by 2050. The company’s Long-Term Strategic Plan to 2050 includes plans to reduce net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of its energy products by 80% by 2050, using biomethane, hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, methanol and products from the recycling of waste materials. “The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 27, 2020
Drax will stop using coal in 2021, ahead of the UK’s 2025 deadline. After almost 50 years of coal-fired electricity generation, Drax Power Station has committed to ending the use of coal in March 2021, marking a major milestone in the company’s ambition to become carbon-negative by 2030. The company’s decision follows a comprehensive review of its operations.... [Read More]

Features
Feb 26, 2020
The US Industrial Pellet Association and Natural Resources Defense Council answer the biomass sector’s most burning question. Seth Ginther executive director of the US Industrial Pellet Association According to the world’s foremost climate experts, biomass is a necessary part of any modern-day climate strategy, both for renewable energy production and for its... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 26, 2020
Global beverage company Distell has ramped up its sustainability efforts with the help of South African company SustainPower. The two companies collaborated on a combined heat and power (CHP) plant, which was recently installed at Distell’s Springs cider manufacturing facility to convert the effluent treatment plant’s biogas by-product into power. SustainPower provides... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 26, 2020
Liverpool has launched the UK’s biggest eco-friendly fleet of refuse vehicles powered by biomethane a compressed natural gas (CNG). The 20-strong fleet will help to cut Liverpool City Council’s carbon footprint, as they produce 80% fewer carbon emissions and 90% less nitrogen oxide than the previous diesel vehicles. Each new CNG-fuelled wagon will cover more than... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 24, 2020
Lidl Denmark has added two biogas-powered trucks to its fleet of Lidl's distribution trucks. The new trucks, built in partnership with Scania Denmark, will work in the supermarket chain's distribution division, based in Lidl's logistics centre in Køge and throughout Zealand and the metropolitan area. The new trucks run on biogas and cool the cargo with cyrotechnics.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Feb 24, 2020
Smithfield Foods and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have announced an additional $45 million (€41.5 million) investment in their Monarch Bioenergy joint venture. The project involves methane being captured from hog manure to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) in Missouri, US. The latest investment will enable the companies to expand the project on Smithfield's... [Read More]


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