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Aug 18, 2020
Waste Knot Energy secures funding for alternative fuel pellet plant
Biogas News
Aug 17, 2020
UK rail firm Eversholt Rail and Alstom, a multinational rail company based in France, have invested a further £1 million (€1.1 million) in its hydrogen trains. In 2019, the firms unveiled the design of a new hydrogen train for the UK market. Named ‘Breeze’, the train is a conversion of existing Class 321 trains, re-engineering some of the UK’s ‘most reliable... [Read More]

Features
Aug 17, 2020
“In Lithuania, the share of biomass in residential district heating has increased from 30% to 70% over the last five years” Bioenergy plans and developments across Scandinavia and the Baltics appear well-equipped to capitalise on any post-COVID-19 surge in public support for clean energy to replace fossil fuels. In the midst of coping with the devastating human... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 17, 2020
Waste wood from the construction of a major hydroelectric project in Labrador, Canada, will be used as biomass fuel. During the construction of the Muskrat Falls project, an 824 MW hydroelectric generating facility, a ‘significant amount’ of timber was cut down. Now, it being chipped and shipped to companies in Europe and the US for use as a biomass fuel. According... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 17, 2020
An open letter signed by more than 50 organisations is advocating for renewable gas to be prioritised as part of Australia’s Technology Investment Roadmap. The letter, co-authored by Bioenergy Australia and the Australian Hydrogen Council, outlines the common ground for renewable gas market development with a diverse cross-sector backing the call on government to... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 14, 2020
US firm Anheuser-Busch, a wholly-owned subsidiary of global brewer AB InBev, is transitioning more than 180 trucks to renewable natural gas (RNG). In 2014 and 2015, the firm converted 160 diesel-fuelled trucks in Houston and St Louis to fleets powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) engines. As the next step to achieve its 2025 sustainability goal of reducing carbon... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 13, 2020
A new food waste collection service in Glasgow, UK, is being revised due to poor uptake. Glasgow City Council introduced food waste collection in flats and tenements in north-west Glasgow in February, but there were concerns over the effectiveness of the service. Recent figures show that around 2,000 tonnes of food waste are collected from flatted properties in the... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 13, 2020
Veolia has been awarded a six-year, £102 million (€112 million) waste-to-energy contract by Norfolk County Council in the UK. Under the contract, starting in March 2021, the firm will manage the treatment of 180,000 tonnes per annum of residual waste, helping the county achieve zero waste to landfill status, reduce carbon, and save its taxpayers £2 million (€2.2... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 13, 2020
Cardiff and Bridgend in Wales will house new heat network (district heating) projects, which will help to heat homes using excess heat produced at industrial sites. The Welsh Government provided an £8.6 million (€9.5 million) interest-free loan to Cardiff Council for the Cardiff Heat Network – the first large-scale city heat network of its kind in the country.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 13, 2020
Multi-utility infrastructure and services provider Fulcrum is supporting a major new renewable energy project with the installation of a 2.3-kilometre gas main, which will power an expanding food waste recycling plant. Secured through its client, energy consultant Excel Utilities, the contract will provide a new gas supply to the site, which is owned and operated by... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 13, 2020
Pinnacle Renewable Energy reported a 27% increase in revenue for the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period last year. The firm reported record revenues of $132.2 million (€84.4 million) in Q2, compared to $104.2 million (€66.5 million) in Q2 2019. The results were also 19% above the company’s previous record of $110.7 million (€70.7 million), set... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 13, 2020
Biomethane was connected to the UK’s Gas National Transmission System (NTS) from a Cambridgeshire farm for the first time at the end of July. Murrow anaerobic digestion plant, operated by Biocow, produces renewable gas made from cow manure and straw. The pipeline will support flows of up to 15,000 standard cubic metres per hour, enough for the annual gas consumption... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 12, 2020
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and membership organisation CATCH have submitted a joint proposal with industry for funding to develop a comprehensive plan for decarbonisation in the region. The Humber Cluster Plan (HCP) will show how the Humber cluster can achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, potentially making it the first in the world to do so. A... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 12, 2020
Xebec Adsorption's (Xebec) wholly-owned subsidiary, Xebec Holding USA, has agreed to acquire all the outstanding securities of Enerphase Industrial Solutions (Air Flow) to support its renewable natural gas (RNG) growth. Air Flow is a distributor and service provider of compressed air equipment in North Carolina. Established in 1981, the firm’s focus is on preventative... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 12, 2020
UK biogas firms are urging the UK’s Minister for Business, Energy, and Clean Growth, Kwasi Kwarteng MP, to “take urgent action” and include all eligible renewable heat projects in the extension of the non-domestic renewable heat incentive (RHI), announced in the March 2020 budget. Agri-food renewable energy projects have been excluded from the RHI extension, despite... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 11, 2020
The Indian government is considering blending biogas with natural gas to boost the domestic availability of biofuels and reduce reliance on imports. According to a report by the New Indian Express, Oil Secretary Tarun Kapoor said the gas distribution sector is rapidly expanding and a portion must come from bio-sources. During a World Biofuel Day webinar, Kapoor said:... [Read More]


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