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Sep 12, 2022
IEA Bioenergy argues bioenergy from wood is “part of a sustainable energy mix”
Biogas News
Sep 12, 2022
The City of Omaha in Nebraska, US is moving forward with a plan to turn human waste into green energy, and expects to make millions of dollars in the process, according to Omaha World Herald. With a $20 million investment approved last month, one of the city’s wastewater treatment plants will increase its ability to turn the waste into renewable natural gas, also... [Read More]

Features
Sep 11, 2022
With their company, Biogastechnik Süd, the brothers Clemens and Gregor Maier offer solutions for the treatment and handling of digestates. Initially, it was the improvement of the components of their own biogas plant that prompted them to develop the first product, the paddle agitator Varibull. Over the years, further products were added: from the Easyfeeder feeding technology... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 9, 2022
Technology group Wärtsilä has signed a two-year tailored Service Agreement with Denmark-based Nature Energy, a leading operator of biogas upgrading facilities. The agreement covers six existing biogas plants in various parts of Denmark, all of which feature Wärtsilä biogas upgrading technology (Puregas). Special features of the agreement include an annual safety... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 9, 2022
Chris Huhne, former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and current chairman of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), has written an open letter to the government. It urges the incoming administration to recognise the value of AD and biogas as shorter-term solutions to the sizeable challenges facing the new government. “Biogas derived... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 9, 2022
Biomass Secure Power (BSP) has signed a Letter of Intent, (LOI) with a Japanese trading company. The LOI outlines an agreement under which the Japanese trading company intends to purchase biocoal from BSP. BSP intends to produce Biocoal in the amount of up to one million tons year in its first plant in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The buyer intends to purchase and accept... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 9, 2022
Everyone at Bioenergy Insight has been saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II on September 8. Her Majesty has dedicated a lifetime of service to the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth, and countries far beyond. We can all draw great inspiration from Queen Elizabeth who leaves behind a legacy of dignity, integrity, hard work and compassion.... [Read More]

Features
Sep 9, 2022
Dawn Stephens-Borg reflects on the European Pellet Conference 2022, which took place in Wels, Austria and online in April. Hot on the heels of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, which was cautiously optimistic on bioenergy, the European Pellet Conference felt like an opportunity for bioenergy industry actors to defend the sector's potential. As... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 8, 2022
Enviva, a leading producer of sustainably sourced woody biomass, and Alder Fuels, a clean tech developer and greencrude producer, have signed a contract for the long-term, large-scale supply of woody biomass from Enviva, which sources low-value fiber, such as forest byproducts like tree tops, limbs, and commercial thinnings, to further commercialize the supply of sustainable... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 8, 2022
BIOGEST America has received a US order to build an agricultural biogas plant in South Dakota, it announced on 6 September. The plant has a thermal output of 156,000 MMBTU per annum and operates on 224,000t of cow manure per year. During the process, the manure is transformed into high-quality organic fertiliser that acts as a substitute for chemical products. After... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 8, 2022
Renewable electricity is expected to account for 22% of US generation this year, increasing to 24% in 2023, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released on 7 September. Renewables accounted for 20% of electricity production last year. The electric power sector is expected to generate 27.9 billion kilowatt... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 7, 2022
The state of Ohio has filed for a contempt motion against bioenergy company Renergy, which operates a local biodigester facility, citing violations at the company’s other site in Morrow County, according to Dayton Daily News. The Morrow County Common Pleas Court filing alleges that Emerald Bioenergy in Morrow County is improperly storing nearly 1.5 million gallons... [Read More]

Other News
Sep 7, 2022
CMPC, a global pulp and paper company with 47 industrial plants across eight countries, has partnered with Foresight Canada to launch the new Pulp Mill Sludge Efficiency Challenge. The company is seeking innovative solutions to recover fibres from wastewater sludges produced during their manufacturing process. To recover high-potential materials, CMPC is looking for... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 7, 2022
Liz Truss was officially appointed as prime minister of the UK on 6 September. Her ascension to the role pits her against a cost-of-living crisis - perhaps most prominently fuelled by soaring gas costs, as Russia responds to western sanctions imposed upon it following its invasion of Ukraine. Truss, who has been described as a political chameleon due to changing allegiances... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 6, 2022
In Sweden, the forest industry group VIDA AB, a subsidiary of Canada-headed forest industry major Canfor has announced it is reducing the production capacity output of its Swedish operations in response to a downturn in market demand for wood products. Reduced operating schedules will be effectinve from 12 September, and will result in a 15% decrease in production capacity... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 6, 2022
A new anaerobic digestion plant between Lincoln and Scunthorpe, which sparked concerns around smells from the facility, has been approved, reported The Lincolnite. The proposals for an on-farm facility on land off Barff Lane, in Glentham, were given the go ahead by Lincolnshire County Council’s Planning and Regulation Committee on Monday. They were originally approved... [Read More]


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