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May 9, 2024
“Europe’s first biomethane fund” receives €15m investment
Biomass News
May 8, 2024
Stockholm Exergi has signed a contract with Microsoft covering 3.33 million tonnes of permanent carbon removals from bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) at Värtan, Stockholm. The agreement represents the world's largest permanent removals deal to date. The deliveries of the carbon removal certificates to Microsoft are planned to start in 2028 and continue... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 8, 2024
China, Japan and Singapore have expressed interest in developing biomass plants in Sarawak, Malaysia, according to Deputy Minister of International Trade, Industry and Investment Datuk Dr Malcolm Mussen Lamoh. He told the state assembly that the potential investors have proposed biomass plants utilising conversion from agricultural wastes - with oil palm empty fruit bunches... [Read More]

Policy News
May 8, 2024
The European Commission (EC) has approved, under EU state aid rules, a Belgian green energy certificate scheme aimed at supporting renewable electricity production in the Belgian region of Wallonia. The programme will contribute to the achievement of the EU’s energy and climate objectives as well as the strategic objectives linked to the European Green Deal, according... [Read More]

Other News
May 7, 2024
Vogelsang GmbH & Co. KG (Vogelsang Germany and subsidiaries) has exceeded the €200 million mark, with annual sales of €202 million last year. This represents an increase of 17% compared to 2022, which the organisation said was driven by its agricultural technology, biogas, wastewater and transport technology business divisions. In particular, the company attributed... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 7, 2024
The International Biogas Congress & Expo returns to Brussels on 18-19 June, and will once again bring together world-class speakers and exhibitors. Brian Tracey, director of gas sales at Vanguard Renewables, is amongst them Can you give us an introduction to Vanguard Renewables and the work that you do? Vanguard Renewables was founded in 2014 and is the largest developer,... [Read More]

Features
May 7, 2024
Trade associations Eurogas and the Natural and bio Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA Europe) have agreed to combine their resources for more efficient representation of gaseous fuel use in the European transport sector. Didier Holleaux, Eurogas president, explains more about the partnership. Eurogas and NGVA Europe have been aligned for many years, Holleaux said, going as... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 3, 2024
Frontier has facilitated offtake agreements with biomass carbon removal and storage (BiCRS) provider Vaulted Deep, that injects carbon-rich organic waste deep underground for permanent storage. Frontier buyers will pay $58.3 million (€54.3 million) to permanently remove 152,480 tons of CO₂ between 2024 and 2027, with options to purchase more tons from future projects... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 3, 2024
Biovic, a Grupo Gimeno company, plans to design large projects for new facilities worth around €400 million until 2027. The Valencia-based company developed projects during 2023 valued at around €30 million euros, including major biomethane plants in different parts of Spain, such as Catalonia, Castilla-La Mancha, Murcia and Valencia. In the words of Carlos Parrado,... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 2, 2024
Spain's National Markets and Competition Commission (CNMC) has approved the resolution (RDC/DE/004/22) that will simplify the procedures for biomethane producers to connect their facilities to the gas network in an agile, transparent and non-discriminatory manner. Biomethane production has strong potential in Spain because it is linked to agricultural and agri-food activities,... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 2, 2024
Ukraine’s energy grid is set to receive support from a £1.9 million (€2.2 million) UK-led project to build micro power plants fuelled by waste biomass to provide energy to local communities. Waste-to-energy company Compact Syngas Solution, which is based in North Wales, said it has developed an advanced gasification process that uses waste products to generate a... [Read More]

Other News
May 2, 2024
Dutch clean energy technology provider Bright Renewables has won a technical tender from Swedish multi-utility energy company Tekniska Verken for the supply of CO2 liquefaction technology. The system, which will purify and liquefy carbon dioxide (CO2) from biogas production, will be installed at the Svensk Biogas plant in Linköping. The facility is set to produce 20,000... [Read More]

Other News
May 1, 2024
enfinium, one of the UK’s largest energy from waste (EfW) operators, has published a detailed plan to both decarbonise its own operations and deliver carbon removals at scale to help the UK achieve its net zero targets. Backed by an investment programme worth over £1.7 billion (€1.9 billion), the ‘Net Zero Transition Plan’ sets out enfinium’s pathway to achieve... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 1, 2024
Valmet has announced it will deliver a major boiler rebuild to E.ON’s Steven’s Croft biomass power station in Lockerbie, Scotland. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received during the first quarter of this year, with the scheduled delivery to take place during Q2. Steven’s Croft’s bubbling fluidised bed (BFB) boiler, originally delivered by Valmet,... [Read More]

Biogas News
May 1, 2024
FuelCell Energy's carbonate fuel cell technology will be used in a biogeneration project developed by Ameresco for the Sacramento Area Sewer District (Sacramento Sewer) to convert on-site biofuel into clean electricity. One of the company’s 2.8-Megawatt carbonate fuel cell platforms, which produces power and useful heat from biogas and has the potential for future production... [Read More]

Features
Apr 30, 2024
Last November, BioTown Biogas (BTB) was awarded an Energy Vision Leadership Award. Martin Mitchell, co-founder and managing director of Green Rock Energy Partners, which owns a stake in BTB, tells Bioenergy Insight more The Energy Vision Leadership Awards honour key actors in the vanguard of sustainable year. Last year was the 17th edition, and the awards recognised leaders... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 30, 2024
The G7 has agreed to phase out coal-fired power plants during 'the first half of [the] 2030s', according to an official communique. The statement included an alternative goal of phasing out coal-fired power plants "in a timeline consistent with keeping a limit of a 1.5 C temperature rise within reach, in line with countries' net-zero pathways", as reported by Reuters. Diplomatic... [Read More]


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