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Jul 11, 2019
TÜV SÜD NEL joins European initiative to improve renewable gas meter accuracy
Biogas News
Jul 11, 2019
Niclas Svenningsen, UN Climate Change, gave the keynote address at inaugural World Biogas Summit in Birmingham, UK on 3 July 2019. He highlighted the role biogas can play in addressing climate change, and its five key wins.  The world is far behind in the fight against climate change, and all actors, not just governments, need to play their part, especially the biogas... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 5, 2019
Canfor Pulp Products has announced it will be implementing phased summer curtailments in July and August at its Intercontinental and Northwood NBSK pulp mills in Prince George, British Columbia (BC). This is due to a significant deterioration in market conditions, in combination with fibre supply constraints and higher fibre costs resulting from recent sawmill curtailments... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 5, 2019
Scots are recycling more food waste than ever with the total volume and its associated carbon savings leaping by more than 40% in recent years, according to reports published by Zero Waste Scotland. Findings from the Scottish anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas sector survey 2017, as well as the Scottish composting sector survey 2017, show a significant rise... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 4, 2019
2019 Awards winners were revealed across 14 categories in a ceremony on 3 July that celebrated industry excellence in the UK and worldwide. The crème de la crème in the anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas industry gathered at the AD & Biogas Industry Awards Ceremony 2019 in Birmingham to celebrate those organisations and individuals who demonstrated outstanding... [Read More]

Features
Jul 4, 2019
Faced with evolving legislation, ever-changing market forces and mounting environmental pressures, the life of a biomass operator is rarely straightforward. But with challenge, often comes opportunity, believes Gary Moore, director of global business development at Untha Shredding Technology. He has consulted with firms on the ‘front line’ to hear where the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 4, 2019
The UK Government has awarded £26 million (€29 million) to nine carbon capture projects in a bid to accelerate the rollout of the technology. Among the projects is what would be Britain’s biggest carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) project to date, at Tata Chemicals Europe’s soda ash and sodium bicarbonate manufacturing plant... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 3, 2019
A full switch to bioLPG could deliver up to 90% reduction in carbon emissions; trade association Liquid Gas UK calls for re-think on Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) methodology and announces re-brand from UKLPG to Liquid Gas UK. Liquid Gas UK, the newly re-branded trade association representing the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) industry in the UK has launched its... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 1, 2019
Bruks Siwertell has completed the on-time installation and successful performance tests of a new 600t/h Siwertell ship unloader at Yara International’s Norwegian fertilizer terminal in Glomfjord; 5km into the Arctic Circle and home to some of the most tightly-controlled environs in the world.  “Yara International is very satisfied and impressed that, just... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 1, 2019
Clean transportation fuel producer Oberon Fuels has received a grant for almost $2.9 million (approximately €2.5 million) from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME) fuel in the US. The multi-phase project, which Oberon has touted as the first of its kind, will realise decarbonisation benefits of rDME,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 28, 2019
Drax Group has announced plans to explore the feasibility of using molten carbonate fuel cells to capture carbon dioxide (CO2), having secured £500,000 in funding from the UK Government. The project will explore using FuelCell Energy’s molten carbon fuel cell to generate electricity while capturing CO2 from flue gases produced during biomass combustion at Drax’s... [Read More]

Other News
Jun 27, 2019
Norwegian state-owned airport operator Avinor has partnered with Quantafuel to purchase sustainable aviation fuel derived from domestic biomass. According to Avinor, the biofuel will be produced in a pilot plant, which will be partly funded by Norwegian investment bank ENOVA. Avinor has committed to purchase fuel for NOK 8 million (€827,505). “Sustainable aviation... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 26, 2019
A new research project led by the European Union (EU) has been launched to design a new small-scale cogeneration engine powered by biomass, which will produce heat and electricity. Known as SmartCHP, the project is a collaboration between ten partners, including European industrial companies, universities and innovation experts. It will be coordinated by BTG Biomass Technology... [Read More]

Other News
Jun 25, 2019
UK Cities ramp up the fight against air pollution; bio-LNG gains traction as a solution to reduce carbon emissions from vehicles; prototype methane-fuelled tractor on display at UK AD and World Biogas Expo; and global outlook for biomethane and infrastructure development key topic at co-located World Biogas Summit. Bristol City Mayor Martin Rees announced on Thursday last... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 24, 2019
Danish sensor manufacturer Unisense is launching a novel, inline hydrogen sulphide (H2S) sensor at the UK AD & World Biogas Expo in Birmingham enabling greatly cost-optimised desulphurisation processes in biogas operations. Despite being a critical part of biogas operations, desulphurisation is an often-overlooked optimisation parameter in biogas operations due to... [Read More]

Features
Jun 24, 2019
Drax power station in North Yorkshire, UK, has started capturing carbon dioxide (CO₂)  through its new bioenergy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) pilot project, the first anywhere in the world. To find out more about the technology and the plant’s journey towards eventual carbon-neutrality, Heidi Vella spoke with Drax’s research and innovation engineer,... [Read More]


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