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Aug 3, 2020
Dominion Energy, Utah Inland Port Authority to explore RNG opportunities
Pellets News
Aug 3, 2020
Grants for the Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN) from the Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) are helping to create jobs, fight climate change, and reduce wildfire risk near its community. To date, FESBC’s grants have supported the removal of 64,000 cubic metres (m3) of debris from forest fires (slash) and over the next two years, the figure will rise to 200,000... [Read More]

Biogas News
Aug 3, 2020
EnviTec Biogas has received a new order for a 1 MW biogas plant in Greece. The new plant in Agios Athanasios in the Thessaloniki regional area will use silage, food waste, and wet manure. The facility is the second project in Greece for the German biogas firm. EnviTec Biogas, along with the future plant owner - a logistics firm in the food industry – designed the... [Read More]

Features
Aug 3, 2020
The town of Jevnaker harnesses bio-CNG with DMT Clear Gas Solutions. Given the recent 25th anniversary of the 1994 Olympics Winter Games, DMT Clear Gas Solutions has been reflecting on its project with Hadeland og Ringerike Avfallsselskap (HRA) — one of the first biogas upgrading facilities in Norway. This project paved the way for other renewable natural gas (RNG)... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 3, 2020
Enviva has completed the acquisition of an industrial-scale wood pellet production plant in Georgia, US, and associated contracted terminal capacity in Savannah, Georgia. The firm’s growing operational footprint across the US southeast now includes nine wood pellet production facilities and five deep-water export terminals across Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 31, 2020
SecAnim, a UK provider of safe and secure collection and disposal services for the farming and meat production industry, has unveiled a new processing facility. The new animal by-product processing plant is located at its renewable energy and recycling facility in Widnes, Cheshire. The ‘world-first’ operation completes the firm’s two-stage site regeneration plan,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 31, 2020
Gasum’s operating profit was 21% down year on year, according to the company’s second-quarter report, but demand for biogas is increasing. The firm’s operating profit was reported at €17.5 million compared to €22.1 million in 2019. Its operating profit margin in the reporting period H1 was up by 1.6% to 5.8%, compared to 4.2% in 2019. Gasum Group said that... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jul 31, 2020
Drax Group has hailed a “robust” first half of the year, despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm’s adjusted EBITDA is up 30% compared to 2019, including the estimated £44 million (€48.8 million) impact of COVID-19. The company said its full-year adjusted EBITDA would include an estimated £60 million (€66.5 million) impact from the pandemic. The... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 30, 2020
Biorefining firm ORLEN Południe, of the ORLEN Group, has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to build 20 agricultural biogas plants based on “innovative” Polish technology. The plants would enable the management of substrates from farms and their processing into electricity and biomethane. ORLEN Południe has signed a LOI on cooperation at the Ministry of Agriculture... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jul 30, 2020
A survey conducted by ENplus®, a certification scheme for wood pellets, found that 75% of certified producers have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Two out of three companies are already planning the introduction of new pellet prices for end-users, according to the organisation. The goal of the survey was to gather data on the current impact of... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 29, 2020
TerraX, an Italian developer of renewable gas projects, has entered into a joint venture with the SWEN Impact Fund for Transition (SWEN), managed by SWEN Capital Partners, to invest in biomethane. TerraX is led by biogas expert Michael Niederbacher, who has designed and built more than 220 units in 12 countries worldwide. SWEN is the first European impact fund entirely... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 29, 2020
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $68 million (€57.8 million) in funding over five years for research aimed at making bioenergy feedstock crops more productive and resilient. The research will cover several common bioenergy feedstocks, including sorghum, pennycress, and poplar. The focus will be on the complex interactions between crops, soil, and soil... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jul 29, 2020
Firefighters in British Columbia were called out to Pacific BioEnergy’s wood pellet plant on 27 July. Prince George Fire Rescue (PGFR) was alerted to a possible explosion shortly before 5pm local time, according to the Prince George Citizen. Firefighters arrived to find a small amount of smoke coming from wood smouldering inside a conveyor system at the plant. The... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 29, 2020
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has set out plans to change the way the Transport for London (TfL) tube network is supplied with electricity. TfL, London’s single largest consumer of electricity, uses 1.6 terawatt-hours of electricity every year, equivalent to the electricity consumed by around 437,000 homes, or 12% of homes in London. All passenger rail services... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 29, 2020
Bright Biomethane’s biogas upgrading plant in Murrow, Cambridgeshire, UK, is now operational. The plant delivers biomethane directly to the UK’s high-pressure National Transmission System (NTS) gas pipeline. According to the company, the UK’s gas grid is becoming “greener and greener”, thanks to its upgrading systems. The company turn-key supplied the biogas... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 28, 2020
Scientists at the German Biomass Research Centre (Deutsches Biomassforschungzentrum gemeinnützige, or DBFZ) have launched the organisation’s largest foreign project to date in Togo, West Africa. Under the ‘LabTogo’ project, a biogas laboratory will be set up at the Togolese University of Lomé, and pyrolysis burners on a ceramic basis developed at the DBFZ are... [Read More]


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