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Aug 25, 2021
Port of Tyne sees largest ever wood pellet shipment
Biogas News
Aug 25, 2021
Brightmark and Chevron U.S.A. (Chevron) have further expanded their joint venture (JV), Brightmark RNG, which aims to own projects across the US, producing and marketing dairy biomethane. Brightmark RNG’s subsidiaries currently own RNG projects in New York, Michigan, Florida, South Dakota and Arizona. Additional equity investments by each firm in the JV will fund... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 25, 2021
Twenty four biomass projects have received a share of £4 million (€4.6 million) in UK Government funding. Farming seaweed, growing algae and the by-products of whisky manufacturing feature among the 24 projects, which range from start-ups and family-run businesses to research institutes and universities. Each project will receive up to £200,000 (€233,000) from... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 25, 2021
Kinder Morgan has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Kinetrex Energy. The $310 million (€263 million) deal includes two small-scale, domestic LNG production and fuelling facilities, a 50% interest in a landfill-based RNG facility in Indiana, and signed commercial agreements for three additional RNG facilities, with construction to begin shortly. Kinetrex... [Read More]

Product News
Aug 24, 2021
ANDRITZ has received an order from Visy Pulp & Paper for a 243,000 m3 wood chip handling and storage system, including a Stacker Reclaimer RST360, for its mill in New South Wales, Australia. Visy Pulp & Paper is a privately-owned packaging and resource recovery company, with more than 120 sites across Australia, New Zealand, and Thailand. The ANDRITZ 360o... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 24, 2021
BorgWarner has invested $10 million (€8.5 million) in Enexor BioEnergy, a company providing on-site renewable energy and carbon conversion solutions. Enexor’s patented and modular Bio-CHP™ system uses locally sourced organics or plastic waste to generate clean on-site energy and can be deployed quickly in almost any setting. According to Enexor, each system can... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 24, 2021
Sludge suction vehicles in the Swedish municipality of Örebro can now run on biogas. Approximately 8,200 sludge ‘empties’ are made annually in Örebro. The municipality said it is responsible for households with their own sewers, which are spread out, meaning the vehicles have to travel long distances. Now, new cars from septic system service company Renall have... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 24, 2021
bp will purchase poultry litter-derived RNG from CleanBay Renewables under a 15-year agreement. Through this agreement, bp’s trading and shipping team will sell the fuel to its customers, initially in California. There is strong demand for RNG fuel in the state due to incentives from its Low Carbon Fuel Standard. The RNG will be processed from poultry litter –... [Read More]

Features
Aug 23, 2021
Taaleri’s new biocoal production facility in Finland will use NextFuel’s torrefaction technology to create a clean alternative fuel. Earlier this year, Nordic investment and asset manager Taaleri and energy company Savon Voima announced plans to build a new biocoal production facility in Finland. To produce biocoal at the new plant in Joensuu, a city in North Karelia,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 23, 2021
Gasum will supply LNG and bio-LNG to the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency and the Finnish Border Guard for 2021-2022. The energy company won the framework agreement in a competitive tendering process organised by the Finnish Government’s central purchasing body, Hansel. The agreement includes the option of being extended by two years. Gasum started biogas... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 23, 2021
Canfor Corporation’s sale and transfer of forest tenure to Peak Renewables to build a new wood pellet plant has been approved by the Government of British Columbia (BC). Forest tenure includes the ownership, tenancy and other arrangements for the use of forests. Peak Renewables announced plans last year to buy Canfor’s tenure for $30 million (€20 million),... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 20, 2021
The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) has called for a change to immigration rules to allow the waste and recycling sector to recruit heavy-goods vehicle (HGV) drivers in the face of severe shortages. The REA’s call follows major concerns over the reduced frequency or even suspension of food and garden waste collections by councils UK-wide.... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 20, 2021
A US south forest initiative, supported by Drax, has helped wildlife return to family land surrounding Drax’s Morehouse Bioenergy pellet plant in Arkansas. The Morehouse Family Forest Initiative (MFFI) – a conservation programme set up in 2017 through a partnership with Drax Biomass and the American Forest Foundation - encourages the sustainable management of the... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 20, 2021
The largest source of district heating in the Czech Republic is abandoning coal in favour of low-emission fuels, potentially including biomass. By 2030, the Mělník site, which supplies Prague, Mělník and Neratovice, will produce heat solely from low-emission sources and will help ČEZ Group, as well as Prague and other cities, to achieve their environmental goals.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 19, 2021
The Henkel Fragrance Centre in Krefeld, Germany will switch its production entirely to climate-neutral energy, using biogas. The research and production site now covers its entire energy demand in production and research with green electricity and biogas. The conversion is an important step towards achieving Henkel’s ambitious sustainability goals. Since 1956,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 19, 2021
The Government of Canada is investing in Indigenous-led development biomass projects to promote new economic opportunities in the forestry sector. Marc G Serre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $605,000 (€405,000) investment in two biomass projects... [Read More]


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