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Oct 28, 2020
Brightmark partners with three NY dairy farms on RNG project
Biogas News
Oct 28, 2020
Finnish freight transport firm Posti is investing in biogas-powered trucks. Working with Gasum, Posti will introduce the biogas trucks to reduce its transport emissions and create Finland’s largest biogas fleet operated by a logistics company. Posti has acquired 10 liquefied biogas (LBG) trucks and already operates six liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 28, 2020
Drax Group has teamed up with non-profit organisation, the Earthworm Foundation, on an evidence-based tool to measure and evaluate the health of a forest. The new tool, known as Healthy Forest Landscapes (HFL) will ensure that working forests continue to benefit the communities that rely on them, as well as the environment, amid increasing demand for sustainable wood... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 28, 2020
Enviva has released its inaugural Corporate Sustainability Report, outlining the firm’s commitment to sustainable wood bioenergy. The report focuses on three key topics that define Enviva’s mission: people, forests, and climate change. It highlights the progress the company has made to help landowners in the US Southeast keep and use generational forestland, address... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 27, 2020
Japanese renewable energy project developer Renova has made a final investment decision on a large-scale biomass power generation project in the country’s Miyagi Prefecture. The 75 MW capacity biomass plant – the Sendai-Gamo Biomass Project – will utilise wood pellets and palm kernel shells. It will generate approximately 553,300 MWh annually, enough to power... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 27, 2020
U.S. Gain has been chosen to supply renewable natural gas (RNG) to Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD) to fuel its bus fleet. The agreement will support RVTD’s mission of providing quality public transport while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. RVTD’s general manager, Julie Brown, said the company was excited about the new relationship. “Our leadership... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 27, 2020
US waste and environmental services company, Denali Water Solutions, has acquired the stock of Veris Environmental and AWS Dredge. Veris Environmental is a residuals management services company, providing biosolids recycling and transportation, dewatering, digester cleaning, lagoon services and land application services in the western US. AWS Dredge is a service provider... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 27, 2020
National Grid, Shell, bp, Eni, Equinor and Total have formed a new partnership to develop offshore carbon dioxide (CO2) transport and storage infrastructure in the UK North Sea. With bp as the operator, the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP) will serve the proposed Net Zero Teesside (NZT) and Zero Carbon Humber (ZCH) projects that aim to establish decarbonised industrial... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 26, 2020
Aemetis is producing dairy biogas from the first two dairies in a 17 dairy digester biogas project in California, US. The below-zero carbon intensity gas is used to produce fuel ethanol at the Aemetis Advanced Fuels Keyes facility. Aemetis also produces high-grade sanitiser alcohol and various feed products at the plant. Eric McAfee, chairman and CEO of Aemetis,... [Read More]

Features
Oct 26, 2020
Giulia Cancian, policy director at Bioenergy Europe, looks at the future of bioenergy sustainability. The year 2020 marks the arrival point of the so-called 20-20-20 Strategy and the starting point at which to establish what the next decade’s energy mix will look like. Pressured by climate activists, citizens and global mass protests, EU decision-makers embraced an... [Read More]

Pellets News
Oct 26, 2020
Bioenergy Europe has released the fifth chapter of its Statistical Report 2020, focusing on pellets. The report highlights the key contribution of wood pellets to the EU sustainable recovery, and to the 2050 carbon neutrality target, describing pellets as a ‘true example of circularity’. In 2019, the EU28 produced nearly 18 million tonnes of pellets (approximately... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 26, 2020
Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) has been awarded a contract by Sappi Europe to modernise an existing circulating fluidised bed (CFB) boiler at a paper mill. The updated boiler will result in a 30% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions at the Gratkorn Pulp and Paper mill in Austria. SFW will design, supply, and construct the project, which includes modifications to the lower... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 26, 2020
High Coast Whisky in Norrbotten, Sweden, has partnered with renewable energy solutions provider BKtech to switch from fossil fuel oil to bioenergy at its production facility. BKtech will help the whisky producer to use wood pellets, making energy consumption at the company completely fossil-free, renewable, and sustainable. The bioenergy will be delivered via a new... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 26, 2020
The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) has urged the Welsh Government to take urgent action to safeguard the supply of waste wood to biomass plants and other facilities. Wales entered into 17-day lockdown on 23 October and announced household waste and recycling centres (HWRCs) were to close as part of the measures. Andy Hill, chair of the WRA, said the closure... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 23, 2020
Biogest has received its second order to build an agricultural biogas plant for Morevim, a financial service provider and a major energy investor in Turkey. The project has been developed in partnership with Enerlinc. After successfully entering the Asian market with biogas plants in India and South Korea, this Biogest PowerRing plant represents further expansion for... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 23, 2020
The new Volkswagen Golf TGI is equipped with a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine and three natural gas fuel tanks, which can utilise biomethane. The tanks are integrated into the underbody and permit a range of approximately 400 kilometres in pure natural gas mode. The engine of the ‘quasi-monovalent’ drive system is powered primarily with compressed natural gas (CNG),... [Read More]


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