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Jul 15, 2022
German Farmers criticise EEG amendment amid gas shortages 
Biomass News
Jul 15, 2022
A biomass power plant in Madera will soon be under new ownership with the announcement of an acquisition agreement Tuesday, July 12. Clean Energy Systems, in Rancho Cordova plans to acquire the idled Madera Biomass Power Plant and convert it into a biomass carbon removal and storage facility (BiCRS), according to a news release. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 15, 2022
Bioenergy Europe has said it welcomes the adoption of the report on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) held at the meeting of the committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) in the European Parliament.  It said: “The ITRE report on the RED revision shows clear improvements on the Commission’s proposal and Bioenergy Europe is pleased to see... [Read More]

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Jul 14, 2022
Port Moody, BC, will be home to an innovative low-emission hydrogen power plant, according to the three companies behind a pilot project slated to start construction late next year. The test project would be the first such plant in BC, and possibly Canada, to produce what's known as "turquoise hydrogen," an almost zero-emission method for capturing and converting methane... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 14, 2022
Energy giant Drax has formally submitted plans for its multi-billion-pound bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) project at its North Yorkshire power station. The company said work to build the flagship BECCS plant - which would be one of the first such facilities anywhere in the world - could start in 2024, if planning approval is granted. BECCS plants... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 14, 2022
French cheese giant Bel, known for its global cheese brands Babybel, Laughing Cow, and Boursin, has entered into a partnership with US-based Superbrewed Food in an exclusive arrangement to develop dairy-free cheese made through biomass fermentation. “Pursuing our mission to offer healthy snacks for all, Bel innovates to support the changes in nutritional needs and... [Read More]

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Jul 14, 2022
Air Liquide invested and will operate its first biomethane production unit in China by the end of 2022.  Located in Huai’an City, in the Jiangsu Province, the unit will have a production capacity of 75 GWh per year. This project demonstrates a circular economy and low-carbon approach, in line with the Group’s Sustainable Objectives and strategic plan, ADVANCE. This... [Read More]

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Jul 13, 2022
Woodside has revealed a $9.9m equity investment in an India-based bio-engineering company, String Bio, the developer of a patented process that can recycle greenhouse gases (GHG) into products such as feed for livestock. Woodside is exploring the potential of String Bio’s carbon-to-products technology to support its decarbonisation efforts, targeting abatement of... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jul 13, 2022
Koodugal, which is an Indian NGO, has started helping villages in India install biogas plants and achieve energy self-sufficiency. As a result, villages including Chaparthi and Thaliyur, Kaveripattinam block in Krishnagiri district, now have biogas plants that have been operating for a few months. Koodugal Trust along with Lennox International has installed biogas... [Read More]

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Jul 13, 2022
Maire Tecnimont SpA has announced that its subsidiary NextChem has been awarded a contract by Storengy to carry out an Advanced Basic Engineering Study for a waste wood and solid recovered fuel conversion plant to produce biomethane.  Once the project has reached the final investment decision targeted by the end of 2022 and is granted the related permitting, NextChem,... [Read More]

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Jul 13, 2022
Professor Vinay Sharma and professor Rajat Agrawal from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITRoorkee), have devised a project that utilises forest bio residue for low-cost energy generation. The project, Socio-Economic Value Creation through Forest Bio Residue Energy Generation in Alignment with the UNs SDGs, was granted and financially supported as a pilot... [Read More]

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Jul 12, 2022
Italian company Ecospray and Germany-based Ruhe have signed new agreements for the supply of two biomethane plants and three CO2-liquefaction plants for customers of Green Line Liquid Anlagenbau, which is an affiliated company of Ruhe Group. The construction of a complete system for pre-treatment, upgrading, liquefaction of biomethane and the liquefaction of CO2,... [Read More]

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Jul 12, 2022
A new study by researchers at Imperial College in London shows that methane leakage from biogas production and distribution systems are twice as high as previously thought. If biogas plants are to fulfil their potential to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, then they must take action to reduce such leaks for both environmental and economic reasons. The new Imperial... [Read More]

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Jul 12, 2022
Leading renewable energy company Drax Group and Japanese shipping company MOL Drybulk are working together to reduce the emissions and fuel costs associated with shipping biomass by deploying wind power technology on its vessels. The companies plan to facilitate the development of wind-powered vessels to transport bulk cargoes of Drax’s wood pellets to its customers... [Read More]

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Jul 12, 2022
Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG) has announced that its Ince Bio Power facility, located at Peel NRE’s Protos in the Net Zero North West industrial cluster, has been selected by the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and funded through the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio (NZIP) to develop a carbon capture demonstration project, designed... [Read More]

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Jul 11, 2022
The National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) has published a draft resolution on reducing the requirements for the molar fraction of oxygen in natural gas from 0.02 mol.  percent to 0.2 mol.  percent – for biogas access to the gas transmission system (GTS) and up to 1.0 mol.  percent – for biogas access to gas distribution systems (GDS). By... [Read More]


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