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Jun 7, 2022
New boiler technology enables use of all agricultural residue
Biomass News
Jun 6, 2022
“The vision of Green Science Alliance is to offer technologies for sustainable, carbon neutral society,” it said. This already includes a next generation rechargeable battery, a fuel cell, and a CO2 photo conversion to chemical energy (the process called artificial photosynthesis). Now, Green Science Alliance is also trying to replace all petrochemical-derived... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 6, 2022
Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano SA has announced it has secured a supply contract for 50 average megawatts (MWa) of biomass power in Brazil’s latest energy tender. The company has won a contract for the sale of energy in the regulated environment (CCEAR) with distribution concessionaires Cemig, Light SA and Coelba. It was awarded the deal at a tariff of BRL... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 6, 2022
Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Microengineering and Microsystems IMM have now found a way to convert waste methane from biogas plants into additional methane, thus drastically increasing the methane yield from biogas plants. The process is up and running and the research team is currently scaling up the demonstration plant to five cubic meters of methane... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 6, 2022
The chief executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), Charlotte Morton, has been awarded an OBE for services to the development of the biogas industry. Currently in the process of stepping down from her role at ADBA, Morton is now chief executive of the World Biogas Association (WBA), an organisation that works to drive global adoption... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 1, 2022
Brazilian power companies have contracted just under 1GW of new renewable capacity divided relatively evenly between hydropower, solar and wind and over 400MW of biomass projects in the country’s latest auction, which again underlined the impact of a weak domestic economy and low power demand. The tender, which saw a total of 947.9MW awarded encompassing 189.7MW of... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 1, 2022
Homes and institutions in Kajiado, Kenya are now benefitting from the Ministry of Energy’s new Domestic Biogas Programme. According to the Programme’s Kajiado county coordinator, Elizabeth Mbuthia, its aim is to phase out the use of charcoal and firewood. “In support of the Big Four Agenda, the Ministry of Energy rolled out the Domestic Biogas Demonstration Programme... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 1, 2022
Brett Martin, the UK's largest producer of polycarbonate sheet materials has launched new, more sustainable sheet options, which it says “represent a quantum shift towards climate neutral plastic sheets produced from a certified mass balanced source with bio-based feedstock”. This new development is the result of Brett Martin's partnership with Covestro, one of the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jun 1, 2022
Construction work to expand the EnviTec Biogas premises in Lohne, Lower Saxony “is in full progress, the foundation is already poured” the company said. With the addition of an extra 640 sqm, this will mean the site then offers a total of 3,000 sqm of office space, with 750 sqm of storage. EnviTec CEO Olaf von Lehmden: "Building this extra capacity in terms of... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 31, 2022
Austrian district heating supplier Kelag Energie & Waerme is planning to build a biomass power plant to supply up to 20 GWh of heat in a municipality in the country's westernmost state of Vorarlberg. Under the plan, between 15 GWh and 20 GWh of heat should be produced from biomass in the municipality of Lustenau in the medium term and supplied to between 100 and 200 buildings... [Read More]

Other News
May 31, 2022
The Netherlands’ first bio-LNG plant has now achieved a production milestone of one million kilograms, enabling about four million kilometres of sustainable transport with heavy-duty trucks. For initiators Nordsol, Renewi and Shell, this is “an important proof point” that sustainable heavy-duty road transport is possible. Nordsol’s bio-LNG plant in Amsterdam... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 31, 2022
Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW), a subsidiary of Japan-headed Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) has announced that it has been awarded a contract to deliver a new 77 MWth bubbling fluidised bed (BFB) boiler plant to municipal energy company Jämtkraft in Sweden. The new BFB boiler will be part of the Lugnvik plant in Östersund and will use biomass as fuel ensuring a secure supply... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 31, 2022
Greenlane Renewables has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenlane Biogas North America, has been awarded a contract for $8.7 million for a dairy manure to renewable natural gas (RNG) project in the United States owned by an international energy company. This contract is the third project that Greenlane has successfully bid within 18 months for this customer.... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 30, 2022
Environmental problems caused by the population explosion such as global warming, natural resource depletion, water shortage and plastic pollution are getting severe in the world. One of the reasons for global warming is said to be carbon dioxide (CO2). Compared to petroleum derived chemical products, nature biomass derived chemical products can be considered as carbon... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 30, 2022
Greencoat Capital funds, managed by Greencoat, have agreed to acquire 100 percent of Margam Green Energy Plant (“MGEP”), a waste wood-fired biomass plant located in Port Talbot, South Wales, from Glennmont Partners. MGEP has been operational since May 2019 and is one of the largest biomass plants in the UK, with a processing capacity of c.290 thousand tonnes per... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 30, 2022
Metro Pacific Investment Corp is eyeing to expand its businesses this year including biogas, as well as acquiring more hospitals, officials have said. During the Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Metro Pacific Investments Corp, president Augusto Palisoc said: "We are going to expand on the biogas projects that we started. We already have two operating plants and are in... [Read More]


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