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Oct 17, 2019
London Stansted teams up with bio-bean to convert coffee waste to biofuels
Biomass News
Oct 16, 2019
Two UK packaging firms have joined forces to create the world's first dedicated sustainable energy facility fuelled by organic waste to power the manufacture of corrugated sheet board. Scottish drinks packaging firm McLaren Packaging and Staffordshire-based printed packaging supplier Swanline Group have joined forces to create their new CorrBoard Bioenergy (CB Bio)... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 15, 2019
The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has welcomed the environmental pledges outlined in the Queen’s Speech to “enshrine environmental principles into law to protect and improve the environment for future generations”. The Queen announced the proposed creation of the Office for Environmental Protection to provide independent scrutiny and... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 14, 2019
Renewable electricity from windfarms, solar panels, biomass and hydro plants generated more electricity than fossil fuels in the third quarter of 2019. A study by UK website Carbon Brief, which aims to deliver a clear understanding of climate change, discovered that during July, August and September this year, renewables generated an estimated total of 29.5 terawatt hours... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 14, 2019
Mazoon Dairy Company (MDC), based in Oman, has opened a biogas plant - the first of its kind in the region. MDC is the country’s newest dairy farm, covering more than 15km2 with significant housing, feed and fodder mixing and storage facilities, a milking parlour, veterinary facilities, a processing and packaging plant, sales and logistics facilities and a waste treatment... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 11, 2019
Finnish renewable energy company KPA Unicon will supply a biomass plant for Kemin Energia ja Vesi Oy, a local utility firm in the town of Kemi, Finland. The new woodchip-fed facility will provide district heating for the area and will serve as the main heating plant together with an existing power plant during summer and winter. Although local woodchips will be the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 10, 2019
Texas, US-based company Element Markets Renewable Energy (EMRE) has secured a five-year contract with Monarch Bioenergy to market its renewable natural gas (RNG) production. Monarch, a joint venture between meat processing company Smithfield Foods and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE), names Element Markets as the exclusive marketer for the RNG produced at its biomethane... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 10, 2019
Shell Energy has announced plans to buy UK company Green Star Energy in a £10.5 million (€11.6 million) deal. Under the agreement, Shell Energy will acquire Hudson Energy Supply UK, which supplies 200,000 homes in the UK through the Green Star Energy brand, as well as 2,000 commercial properties. Shell Energy is one of the biggest brands outside of the ‘Big Six’... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 10, 2019
The brewer of Scotland’s best-selling beer has announced a £14 million (€15.5 million) investment in green initiatives, including anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities. Tennent’s lager, made at the Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow, announced its plans through a new marketing campaign with the tagline: ‘Because life is bigger than beer’. Tennent’s aims to become... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 10, 2019
Scientists at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia have designed a graphene filter to purify methane from biogas. The research team, led by Dr Rakesh Joshi of the UNSW School of Materials Science and Engineering, found that graphene membranes can be used to extract methane present in biogas generated during the breakdown of organic materials in wastewater... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 9, 2019
PostNord, the leading logistics solutions provider in Nordic countries, has introduced four biogas-fuelled delivery vehicles in Finland. The use of biogas in transport can drastically reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over the lifecycle of the fuel by up to 85% compared with traditional fuels. According to Nordic energy company Gasum, the Finnish transport sector... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 9, 2019
Enviva, the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, is to build a new production plant in Alabama, US. The company is expected to invest around $175 million (€159.2 million) to build the plant, which would create 85 full-time jobs and a further estimated 180 jobs in logging, transportation and local services in the state. Governor Kay Ivey joined with Enviva and... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 9, 2019
A Japanese firm specialising in renewable energy projects has partnered with the Butuan City Government in the Philippines to build a biomass plant. Chodai Group will work with the local government in Mindanao, an island in the southern Philippines, to build a 2.5MW biomass plant to convert rice husks into fuel. According to the Manila Bulletin, Chodai’s vice-president... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 9, 2019
An Irish logistics company has become the first haulier to complete a zero-carbon HGV delivery to Europe. Virginia International Logistics transported processed beef from County Cavan, Ireland to Caen in northern France. The 1,121km trip was fuelled by renewable gas. The lorry was fuelled by bio-compressed gas purchased from biomethane producers in Europe and delivered... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 9, 2019
French waste management company Suez has signed a deal with the City of Montreal to create an organic waste treatment centre. The new plant will convert organic waste material into biomethane, providing enough renewable gas to power around 3,600 households. The €115 million contract covers a two-year construction period followed by five years of operations. This is... [Read More]

Biogas News
Oct 9, 2019
Indian firm Energy Power has partnered with US-based Bloom Energy to install a zero-carbon solution at its biogas plant in Maharashtra, west-central India. Energy Power will deploy an integrated zero-carbon solution to combine its new agricultural and municipal waste digester with solid oxide fuel cells to produce renewable power for its customers. The project is expected... [Read More]


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