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Aug 11, 2020
Weltec Biopower, Nordmethan to operate under single name
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Aug 11, 2020
Sharp falls in the cost of renewable generation mean that the UK should aim for renewables to meet two-thirds of electricity needs by 2030, according to new research. The research carried out for the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) shows this could be delivered at the same overall cost as meeting only half of total demand by that date. The findings suggest... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 11, 2020
DBC Invest, formed of agri-food company Vestjyllands Andel, Jysk Energi and loan and venture capital firm Langfristet Erhvervsfinansiering, is making its first investment in a Danish biogas plant. DBC Invest was established in spring 2020 with DKK 215 million (€28.8 million) reserved to invest in biogas facilities. The joint investment firm has become the majority... [Read More]

Features
Aug 10, 2020
Neil Watkins, co-founder of UK-based Energy Crops Consultancy, explains how his company is utilising a growing market for energy crops to provide sustainable solutions. In a difficult economic climate, it is essential to keep our sights on preserving the environment, while continuing to produce, innovate, and improve the ways that we provide global energy solutions.... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 10, 2020
Construction is set to begin on New Zealand’s first large-scale food waste to energy facility in Reporoa. The new facility on New Zealand’s North Island is expected to remove up to 10,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2), equivalent to planting 218,400 trees every year. According to a report by NZ Herald, after the blessing of the land by Ngati Tahu-Ngati Whaoa... [Read More]

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Aug 10, 2020
UK-based Northacre Renewable Energy Limited (NREL) has submitted a renewed planning application for a proposed energy-from-waste (EfW) facility. The firm, owned by the Bioenergy Infrastructure Group, a UK independent power producer, and The Hills Group, a Wiltshire-based waste management firm, submitted the application for its proposed £200 million (€222 million)... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 7, 2020
A new wood pellet plant opened for business in Gomel Oblast, Belarus on 6 August. The plant has a capacity of 20,000 tonnes per annum and received investments exceeding €5.1 million. Construction of the plant will meet the head of state’s instruction to fully process timber resources in the country. Belarusian Forestry Minister Vitaly Drozhzha said: “The implementation... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 7, 2020
A $1 million (€633,000) grant will help Central Chilcotin Rehabilitation increase the use of waste wood fibre, bring more wood products to market, and support forestry jobs in the area. The grant from the Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) will support the joint venture company owned by the Tsideldel First Nation (Alexis Creek First Nation) and the Tl’etinqox... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 6, 2020
Replacing old iron gas pipes with hydrogen and biomethane-ready plastic pipes will cut carbon emissions and deliver the world’s first zero-carbon gas grid, according to the Energy Networks Association (ENA). The UK’s homes and businesses will benefit from an emissions reduction ‘bonanza’ over the next 12 years as a result of gas network company investment, according... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 6, 2020
Drax and GB Railfreight (GBRf) have agreed to extend their biomass transport contract until 2025. GBRf will continue to transport biomass supplies from UK ports to Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire. The teams have worked closely together for the past decade to maintain the supplies needed to run the UK’s largest power station, generating renewable power for millions... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 5, 2020
Australian firm Hazer Group has made its final investment decision to proceed with the $17 million (€10.3 million) Hazer Commercial Demonstration Plant (CDP) project. The project will be built at the Western Australian Water Corporation’s Woodman Point Wastewater Treatment Plant and produce up to 100 tonnes of low-emissions hydrogen annually, using biogas collected... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 4, 2020
Duke Energy, headquartered in North Carolina, US, has partnered with SustainRNG to harness renewable natural gas (RNG) on dairy farms. Sustain RNG, an RNG developer in the agriculture sector also based in Charlotte, North Carolina, will engineer, finance, construct, and operate RNG sites in collaboration with dairy farmers. By capturing and processing methane from farms... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 4, 2020
US-based Enviro-tech company CleanBay Renewables has partnered with Kiewit Corporation, a major engineering and construction firm. Through the partnership, Kiewit will design, engineer and build CleanBay’s Westover bio-refinery, which will recycle more than 150,000 tons of chicken litter annually using anaerobic digestion (AD) to create renewable natural gas (RNG). Without... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 4, 2020
Millions of litres of beer that expired during Australia’s COVID-19 lockdown has helped to boost renewable energy production at a wastewater treatment plant. Digesters at SA Water’s Glenelg Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in South Australia boosted production to 654 megawatt-hours in a single month. The unused beer from local breweries was repurposed on-site and... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 4, 2020
Energy-from-waste (EfW) should not be demonised, according to the UK Environmental Services Association (ESA). According to a statement by the ESA, EfW serves a “vital public sanitation function” in the UK and is a complementary part of a rapidly-evolving, holistic waste management system invested in by the recycling and waste management sector. The ESA claims... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 4, 2020
UK-based biomass firm Active Energy has received the necessary permits to complete its plant in North Carolina, US. The company received the construction and air permit for its CoalSwitchTM plant in Lumberton from the NC Division of Air Quality. With the issuance of the permit, Active Energy can commence the final stage of planning and construction for its plant, targeting... [Read More]


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