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Apr 9, 2021
Dates for virtual World Biogas Summit 2021 announced
Biogas News
Apr 9, 2021
Gasrec has completed the acquisition of five bio-LNG refuelling stations and four cryogenic trailers, following the withdrawal of another supplier in the UK LNG road transport market. The five bio-LNG refuelling stations – similar in size to the skid-mounted facility Gasrec installed at Gregory Distribution’s depot in Cullompton, Devon, earlier this year – will... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 9, 2021
Drax Group has selected Solace’s event streaming and management technology to improve its IT architecture and help reduce the cost of delivery. Drax needed a unified, real-time view of its data to maximise the efficiency and the environmental footprint of its supply chain and energy production. Solace is now a key element of Drax’s Data and Integration Hubs, which... [Read More]

Pellets News
Apr 9, 2021
Construction is underway on a 112 MW thermal biomass power plant in Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture. Sumitomo Corporation, together with Sumitomo Corporation Tohoku, has commenced construction of the plant in Sendai City. The facility will be located on an industrial site on Sendai Shiogama Port premises, located in Miyagino-ku. With a generation capacity of 112 MW,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 8, 2021
Archaea Energy has agreed to join forces with Aria Energy, led by Rice Acquisition Corporation (RAC), to create the ‘leading’ US renewable natural gas (RNG) platform. The new combined company, to be called Archaea Energy, will be dedicated to reducing carbon emissions through landfill gas conversion, CO2 sequestration, and green hydrogen. “Archaea was founded... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 8, 2021
Scandinavian company Solör Bioenergy Group has acquired Falbygdens Energi from Nordion Energi. Solör Bioenergy specialises in renewable energy based on wood fuels in Sweden and Norway, producing and distributing district heating, steam, and electricity to homes, companies, public enterprises and industries. The deal, which includes district heating and the fibre... [Read More]

Features
Apr 8, 2021
The Sustainable Resources Verifications Scheme (SURE) enables economic operators to prove sustainable use of biomass in electricity and heat production. SURE is a voluntary certification scheme which seeks recognition by the European Commission and by the competent authorities in the member states. A certification scheme tailor-made for RED II From the Kyoto... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 7, 2021
Enbridge Gas has introduced a new voluntary renewable natural gas (RNG) programme for its customers to help reduce emissions from Ontario’s gas supply. The company’s new OptUp programme will offer residential and small business customers who buy their gas from the utility the option to contribute $2 (€1.68) a month to help offset the increased costs to acquire... [Read More]

Pellets News
Apr 7, 2021
Pinnacle Renewable Energy has obtained a final order from the Supreme Court of British Columbia, approving its planned takeover by Drax Group. The arrangement, announced earlier this year, will see Drax’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Drax Canadian Holdings, acquire all outstanding shares of Pinnacle for $11.30 (€7.54) in cash per share. In a statement, Pinnacle confirmed... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 7, 2021
Gasum has started biogas test deliveries for the Finnish Border Guard. The purpose of these deliveries is to test logistics and practicalities on board, as well as demonstrate biogas as a renewable energy source in maritime transport. The deliveries from Gasum’s plant in Risavika, Norway and the biogas plant in Turku, Finland, to Helsinki will demonstrate liquefied... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 6, 2021
Canada’s government has invested in renewable natural gas (RNG) buses as part of a public transport infrastructure initiative. The Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia are investing in two projects through the Public Transport Infrastructure Stream, part of the Investing in Canada Plan. Part of the funding will be used to acquire around 15 medium-duty... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 6, 2021
Gasrec doubled the sales of biomethane across its commercial vehicle refuelling network in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020. The growth continues a major spike in demand for gas over the past two years, with Gasrec now supplying around seven times more biomethane to the road transport sector than at the start of 2019. “Demand is growing... [Read More]

Features
Apr 6, 2021
Seth Ginther, executive director at the US Industrial Pellet Association explores research that shows biomass supports forests, biodiversity, and communities across the southern US. The science is both clear and well-established that sustainable biomass is an indispensable technology for meeting national emissions goals, and preventing the worst effects of climate change.... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 6, 2021
Omaezakikou Biomass Energy GK, which is managing the RENOVA-led Omaezakikou Biomass power generation project in Japan, has started construction on the facility. The plant, which will use wood pellets and palm kernel shells as a feedstock, will have a generation capacity of 74.95 MW – enough to power approximately 170,000 households - in Omaezaki City and Makinohara... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 1, 2021
EnviTec Biogas’s French subsidiary has received the ‘Qualimétha’ quality mark. Launched in 2019 on the initiative of ATEE Club Biogaz France, the quality mark aims to achieve structural improvements in the country’s rapidly growing biogas sector and develop a quality management system tailored to this market. The mark primarily certifies project and construction... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 1, 2021
Evergaz and Meridiam have raised €51 million to invest in biogas facilities in France. The funding will go towards the construction of new projects and the optimisation of the operational performance of their nine power stations in France. This innovative funding in the anaerobic digestion (AD) sector will benefit the French platform of projects jointly held by Evergaz... [Read More]


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