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Oct 1, 2021
Clarkson Uni researchers receive $1m for wastewater AD project
Biogas News
Oct 1, 2021
Two North Carolina civil rights organisations have filed a complaint with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), alleging that permits issued to an industrial hog producer to develop biogas projects will disproportionately impact Black and Latinx communities in rural eastern North Carolina (NC). Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) alleges the NC Department... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 1, 2021
Three low-carbon projects, including an anaerobic digestion (AD) system, have been given £500,000 (€581,000) in grant support from the Welsh Government. The three schemes will be based at Coleg Cambria Llysfasi, a college in Denbighshire, and pioneer new technology aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the agriculture sector. They are funded by the... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 30, 2021
Clean Energy Systems (CES) has raised $15 million (€12.9 million) in a Series A funding round led by Carbon Direct Capital Management to support a carbon-negative power project. The funding will accelerate the first commercial-scale deployment of CES technology at the carbon-negative power project in Mendota, California. Carbon Direct will join Clean Energy Systems’... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 30, 2021
Australian firm Yarra Valley Water is among the first water utilities in the world to sign the global Pledge to Net Zero. The utility is halfway towards achieving its goal of generating 100% renewable energy by 2025, through projects like its food waste-to-energy facility. The plant at its site in Wollert converts around 30,000 tonnes of food scraps into more than 7... [Read More]

Features
Sep 30, 2021
In Ontario, Canada, an exciting partnership has built a biogas facility generating power from zoo animal waste and food waste. In Ontario, Canada, an interesting project has just come into operation. ZooShare Biogas Cooperative, formed in partnership with Toronto Zoo, developed a biogas plant designed to process animal manure and food waste to produce renewable energy. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 29, 2021
A new AD plant built by BioConstruct will convert approximately 95,000 tons of food waste annually into biomethane in Somerset, UK. The AD facility at Evercreech Junction will generate enough RNG to power around 5,500 homes as part of Adapt Biogas’ (formerly Biocow) ambitions to increase renewable energy production across the UK. The project had been in development... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 29, 2021
Shell Oil Products US, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, is now producing RNG at its first US biomethane facility – Shell New Energies Junction City in Oregon. The facility utilises locally sourced cow manure and excess agricultural residues to produce around 736,000 MMBtu a year of RNG. This milestone is part of a growing portfolio of developing RNG production and... [Read More]

Pellets News
Sep 29, 2021
Scientists at the University of Wyoming (UW) have examined the impact of water consumption when combining bioenergy production with carbon capture and sequestration, also known as BECCS. BECCS is a carbon removal technique in which organic material is converted into heat, electricity, or liquid or gas fuels, with the carbon emissions from this bioenergy conversion captured... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 29, 2021
Vision Ridge Partners, an investor in sustainable assets, has committed $100 million (€86 million) to support the establishment and build-out of Vision RNG. Vision RNG is a full service developer and operator of landfill gas infrastructure to capture the gas and convert it into sustainable RNG. The company will partner with landfill owners to develop, design, build,... [Read More]

Features
Sep 28, 2021
Increased forest fires have led to a more in-depth discussion on Canada’s forests and the role of biomass - by Colin Ley. The decision by Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, to call a snap general election was initially billed as an opportunity for his minority liberal government to cash in on good polling figures. By challenging voters to choose who they want... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 28, 2021
JAX LNG, a small-scale LNG facility in Jacksonville, Florida, recently completed the first fuelling of a marine vessel in the US with a blend of LNG and renewable LNG. JAX LNG is a joint venture between NorthStar Midstream and Pivotal LNG. The company loaded the fuel into the Clean Jacksonville bunker barge to fuel the Isla Bella – the world’s first LNG-powered... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 28, 2021
The Koehler Group is to convert its power plant at the Koehler Paper site in Greiz, Germany, from pulverised lignite (coal) to fine wood fraction fuel. The team at Koehler Renewable Energy, part of the Koehler Group, have developed an innovative technique that will allow a type of biomass to be used as fuel in the existing coal-fired power plant in a ‘completely new... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 28, 2021
Creating a network of CO2 supply sources from biogas plants could be the answer to preventing future shortages, according to UK-based BioCarbonics. Established in June 2018, BioCarbonics works with AD operators/biogas producers to help them recover and monetise their waste CO2, providing a dedicated channel to market for biogenic ‘green’ CO2 from renewable energy... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 28, 2021
Enbridge will purchase upwards of 2 billion cubic feet of RNG annually from Vanguard Renewables’ anaerobic digesters, under a new partnership. The RNG will come from digesters that Vanguard will invest $200 million (€147 million) to build in the US northeast, southeast and midwest. Enbridge will invest approximately $100 million (€73 million) in RNG upgrading... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 27, 2021
Axens and French technical solutions firm Arol Energy have signed a license agreement for Axens’ Connect’In® technology, designed to support biomethane producers. Connect’In is a digital solution developed by Axens - a group providing solutions for the conversion of oil and biomass to cleaner fuels - and until now, made available exclusively to its customers. By... [Read More]


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