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Jul 6, 2021
MCS publishes new standard for UK biomass boiler maintenance
Biogas News
Jul 6, 2021
EveRé, operator of a household waste treatment plant in France, CMA CGM Group, a shipping and logistics company, Elengy, a subsidiary of ENGIE,  and TotalEnergies, a global multi-energy company, have joined forces to study the feasibility of creating France’s first liquefied biomethane (bio-LNG) production unit for the shipping industry. Produced by converting the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 5, 2021
OPAL Fuels, a producer and distributor of RNG for heavy-duty truck fleets, has entered into a contract with Contract Transport Services (CTS). Under the agreement, OPAL Fuels will sell 15 million gasoline gallon equivalents (GGE) of RNG to CTS and build the station and related infrastructure at CTS’ facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin. TruStar Energy, an OPAL Fuels company,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 5, 2021
Energy company St1 has acquired E.ON Biofor Sverige from E.ON Energilösningar. The acquired company now operates under the name St1 BioGas (registration pending) and its 35 biogas professionals joined St1. St1 is now a major biogas player in Sweden with around a 30% market share in the traffic segment. St1 BioGas’ operations are located in urban areas of southern... [Read More]

Features
Jul 5, 2021
Biogastechnik Süd explores the benefits of digestate evaporation as part of a successful biogas operation. Nutrient management is an important issue for many livestock farmers and biogas operators. This is where the process of digestate evaporation, which enables digestate to be converted into commercial fertiliser, steps in. With the development of the Vapogant... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jul 2, 2021
Drax has agreed to acquire a 20% minority interest in Alabama Pellets, the joint venture (JV) which owns the Demopolis and Aliceville pellet plants, increasing its total interest in the firm to 90%. Drax will acquire the stake from The Westervelt Company for $29.7 million (€25 million) cash consideration. The move, expected to be completed in July, will increase its... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 2, 2021
ReGenerate Energy Holdings (ReGenerate) has completed the acquisition of Albany Green Energy (AGE), a biomass heat and power facility in Albany, Georgia. Regenerate, the recently formed joint venture (JV) between Ember Infrastructure and ReEnergy Biomass Operations, acquired the plant from a subsidiary of Exelon Generation Company. The AGE facility uses woody biomass... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 2, 2021
Brightmark has broken ground on three renewable natural gas (RNG) projects in Michigan, US. The projects are owned by and will be operated through subsidiaries of Brightmark RNG Holdings, a partnership with Chevron USA. In October last year, Brightmark and Chevron USA originally announced the formation of their joint venture (JV) to own projects across the US to... [Read More]

Policy News
Jul 1, 2021
From 1 October 2024, the UK will no longer use coal to generate electricity, a year earlier than planned. The move forms part of ‘ambitious’ government commitments to transition away from fossil fuels and decarbonise the power sector to eliminate contributions to climate change by 2050. This brings forward the deadline to phase out coal from the UK’s energy... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 1, 2021
Bright Biomethane has acquired Greenmac, a Dutch biogas upgrading technology specialist, from The Rootselaar Group. Greenmac specialises in the design and turnkey supply of biogas upgrading systems with more than 30 years of experience in the field of membrane and amine technology. Additionally, Greenmac holds a strong service and maintenance organisation with an installed... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 1, 2021
Global action to deliver negative emissions technologies is falling far short of what is required to address the climate crisis, a new study has warned. Research by the newly-formed Coalition for Negative Emissions, conducted with knowledge and analytical support from McKinsey & Company, states that to limit global warming to 1.5oC above pre-industrial levels as... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 1, 2021
DMT Environmental Technology will inject biogas into the higher pressure local transmission systems (LTS) network in the UK using Hexel One plastic pipework. DMT has partnered with Cadent and Storengy, a subsidiary of ENGIE, for the project. LTSs are the ‘pillars’ of the national gas grid network in the UK, said DMT, and distribute gas from offtakes to towns... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 1, 2021
Australian firm Sweetman Renewables is in advanced negotiations with forest and plantation owners regarding the supply of biomass residues. Sweetman, based in New South Wales, has attracted “strong interest” from sawmills keen to provide the company with plenty of biomass to produce domestic renewable energy, including green hydrogen and for export, according to... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 1, 2021
Avolta, a renewable energy firm focused on RNG projects, and its regional development partner, Atlas Global Holdings, have broken ground on two projects in Arizona. The two projects at the Butterfield and Milky Way dairies outside Phoenix will use anaerobic digestion (AD) to convert manure into biogas, which is then upgraded to RNG. “Avolta is pleased to expand... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 1, 2021
AD operator BioteCH4 has teamed up with Plastipak, a rigid plastic packaging producer and recycler, to deliver a low-carbon solution to power one of its facilities. Clean Tech, wholly owned by Plastipak, is a leading UK polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic re-processor, recycling more than 80,000 tonnes of post-consumer PET bottles and packaging per year, collected... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 30, 2021
PIC Group has been awarded the operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement for the Eagle Valley Clean Energy Biomass plant in Gypsym, Colorado, by Eagle Valley Clean Energy. Under the terms of the $8 million (€6.7 million) O&M agreement, PIC Group, a global power and energy service provider, will provide a standards-based approach to O&M services, along... [Read More]


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