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May 2, 2024
Spain to speed up grid connection process for biomethane plants
Biogas News
May 1, 2024
FuelCell Energy's carbonate fuel cell technology will be used in a biogeneration project developed by Ameresco for the Sacramento Area Sewer District (Sacramento Sewer) to convert on-site biofuel into clean electricity. One of the company’s 2.8-Megawatt carbonate fuel cell platforms, which produces power and useful heat from biogas and has the potential for future production... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 1, 2024
Valmet has announced it will deliver a major boiler rebuild to E.ON’s Steven’s Croft biomass power station in Lockerbie, Scotland. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received during the first quarter of this year, with the scheduled delivery to take place during Q2. Steven’s Croft’s bubbling fluidised bed (BFB) boiler, originally delivered by Valmet,... [Read More]

Other News
May 1, 2024
enfinium, one of the UK’s largest energy from waste (EfW) operators, has published a detailed plan to both decarbonise its own operations and deliver carbon removals at scale to help the UK achieve its net zero targets. Backed by an investment programme worth over £1.7 billion (€1.9 billion), the ‘Net Zero Transition Plan’ sets out enfinium’s pathway to achieve... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 30, 2024
The Bioeconomy Development Opportunity (BDO) has announced that its BDO Zone Ratings have been recognised in the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) “Plan to Enable the Bioeconomy in America: Building a Resilient Biomass Supply” as a pivotal tool to expedite the development of biobased industry across the nation. The USDA's comprehensive Plan, released... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 30, 2024
AGR Biogas, an Andalusia-based company focusing on the promotion, construction and management of industrial biogas plants, has announced construction of the first biogas plant with biomethane injection in Andalusia. The project consists of an approximate investment of €25 million, with almost €20 million provided by Project Finance, granted by ING Bank. It is the... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 30, 2024
The G7 has agreed to phase out coal-fired power plants during 'the first half of [the] 2030s', according to an official communique. The statement included an alternative goal of phasing out coal-fired power plants "in a timeline consistent with keeping a limit of a 1.5 C temperature rise within reach, in line with countries' net-zero pathways", as reported by Reuters. Diplomatic... [Read More]

Features
Apr 30, 2024
Last November, BioTown Biogas (BTB) was awarded an Energy Vision Leadership Award. Martin Mitchell, co-founder and managing director of Green Rock Energy Partners, which owns a stake in BTB, tells Bioenergy Insight more The Energy Vision Leadership Awards honour key actors in the vanguard of sustainable year. Last year was the 17th edition, and the awards recognised leaders... [Read More]

Other News
Apr 29, 2024
Yarra Valley Water, an Australian water utility owned by the government of Victoria, is building a second food waste-to-energy facility that it said will tackle food waste, generate electricity and slash emissions. The new Lilydale facility will generate up to 39,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per day – enough to power the equivalent of more than 2,200 Victorian... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 29, 2024
The state of Sarawak in Malaysia is planning to replace its Sejingkat and Balingian coal-fired power plants with biomass, according to Premier Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Openg. The Malay Mail reported that, following a celebration of World Water Day at Kuching Waterfront on 28 April, Abang Johari cited the UK Drax facility as a model in both reducing carbon emissions... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 29, 2024
Green Genius, a renewable energy company operating in eight European markets, is upgrading its biogas plant portfolio in Lithuania to biomethane production. It is the largest biogas portfolio in the Baltics, and Green Genius said it will invest €35 million to modernise it. Swedbank Lithuania is partly financing the project, and it has received €8.5 million from the... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 26, 2024
The European Parliament approved the Net-Zero industry Act on 25 April to bolster EU production in technologies needed for decarbonisation. The Net-Zero industry Act, already informally agreed upon with the Council, sets a target for Europe to produce 40% of its annual deployment needs in net-zero technologies by 2030, based on National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs)... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 26, 2024
bp’s Archaea Energy has celebrated the startup of its original Archaea Modular Design (AMD) renewable natural gas (RNG) plant in Jeffersonville, Kentucky, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The plant is next to the Montgomery County Landfill, which is owned by Rumpke Waste and Recycling. Using the AMD process, the Montgomery County plant captures the gas from Rumpke’s... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 26, 2024
Honeywell has announced its hydrocracking technology can be used to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from biomass, helping to make sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) that is 90% less carbon intensive than traditional fossil-based jet fuels. The new technology produces 3-5% more SAF, enables a cost reduction of up to 20% and reduces by-product waste streams as compared... [Read More]

Other News
Apr 25, 2024
Anaergia has announced an additional delay in the filing of its annual information form for the year ended December 31, 2023, audited annual consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2023, the related management’s discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations and CEO and CFO certificates relating to the audited annual... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 25, 2024
Brimex Energy, a joint venture between Mexico-based Grupo Serrano and England-based Farmergy, has obtained the first permit in Mexico for the production of biomethane. The permit authorises the production and storage of biomethane. The venture was successfully advised by Holland & Knight. The project includes a biodigester system for waste treatment. Located in... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 25, 2024
TotalEnergies and Vanguard Renewables have signed an agreement to create an equally owned joint venture to develop, build and operate Farm Powered® renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in the United States. The signing took place in New York on 12 April in the presence of Patrick Pouyanné, chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies and Larry Fink, chairman and CEO of BlackRock,... [Read More]


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