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Mar 24, 2022
UK Chancellor brings forward green technology business rates exemption
Biogas News
Mar 24, 2022
Proposed changes that will see the UK waste sector lose its entitlement to use red diesel from 1 April could massively impact the UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) sector. The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) is urging the government to postpone the proposed changes for five years until 2027. The organisation said if the changes go ahead, already... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 24, 2022
With the right government policies, Canada could reduce five times more greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through biogas and RNG. New research by the Canadian Biogas Association, based on modelling by Navius Research, shows biogas and RNG projects currently reduce 8 megatonnes of GHG pollution by making clean energy out of methane derived from landfills, agriculture and... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 23, 2022
Ara Partners, a private equity firm specialised in industrial decarbonisation investments, has acquired Spanish company FNX Liquid Natural Gas to form CycleØ Group, a European biomethane platform. CycleØ, led by Laurence Molke as CEO, will actively develop and operate biomethane projects across Europe. The company will capture, process and upgrade naturally occurring... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 23, 2022
Plans are to be submitted for a new anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Suffolk, UK. If approved, the new plant would be situated next to an existing AD facility operated by Eco Verde Energy. No formal planning application has yet been submitted, Suffolk Live reported, with the proposal’s consultation period ending on 20 March. According to Parker Planning Services,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 23, 2022
European Investment Bank (EIB) funds will contribute to financing a new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in the Italian municipality of Pescara. The EIB is financing the 2021-2025 climate strategy of Pescara with a €35 million framework investment aimed at promoting the circular economy, energy efficiency, and solid waste management. EIB funds will make it possible... [Read More]

Other News
Mar 23, 2022
Fortum has agreed to sell its 50% ownership in Norwegian district heating company Fortum Oslo Varme. Fortum Oslo Varme is jointly owned (50/50) by Fortum and the City of Oslo. It is the largest supplier of district heating in Norway and supplied 36% of district heating generated in the country last year. It sold 1.8 TWh of district heating and generated 0.1 TWh of electricity... [Read More]

Features
Mar 23, 2022
Yoshinobu Kusano, executive advisor & director of Renova’s biomass fuel department, shares his thoughts on plans to phase down coal. “Coal is being phased down.” This was the message from COP26 in Glasgow. The Japanese Government, together with other participants at the conference, pledged this official commitment to the world. To hold this commitment, biomass... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 22, 2022
A UK council is expanding its food waste recycling pilot to more homes this spring. North East Lincolnshire Council started collecting food waste weekly on one of its bin rounds in April 2021. Households in the pilot area received a lockable outdoor bin and a small kitchen caddy to collect the waste, which is then sent to an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Hemswell,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 22, 2022
Bio2Watt will supply South African Breweries (SAB) with renewable energy generated from livestock waste as part of a new power purchase agreement. Bio2Watt is currently building a 4.8 MW biogas plant - the Cape Dairy Biogas Project - at Morester’s Vyvlei Dairy Farm, which sells milk to South African food group, Clover. The facility will handle waste produced by 7,000... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 22, 2022
Brazil’s government has announced measures to encourage the production and use of biomethane. During a launch ceremony held on 21 March in Brasilia, Minister of Mines and Energy, Bento Albuquerque, signed a decree including investments in biomethane under Brazil’s Special Regime of Incentives for Infrastructure Development, and exempting new projects from Program... [Read More]

Features
Mar 21, 2022
Active Energy Group’s CEO, Michael Rowan, speaks to Bioenergy Insight about the recent testing of its CoalSwitch™ fuel and plans to increase production. Active Energy Group (AEG), headquartered in London, has been busy developing its innovative CoalSwitch™ fuel to help utilities cut emissions. In April last year, Bioenergy Insight spoke with the company’s... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 21, 2022
Capstone Green Energy Corporation (Capstone) will provide a microturbine system for a US landfill gas-to-energy project. Vergent Power Solutions, Capstone’s distributor for the Upper Midwest, New England, and Eastern Canada, contracted the company to provide a 1 MW microturbine system to be installed in a landfill gas-to-energy project for a solid waste facility in... [Read More]

Biomass News
Mar 18, 2022
JSW Cement has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Punjab Renewable Energy Systems to use agricultural waste for bioenergy in its cement manufacturing operations. Punjab Renewable Energy Systems is an Indian bioenergy company focused on biomass aggregation and supply chain management providing fuel to biomass power facilities. Under the MOU, Punjab Renewable... [Read More]

Biogas News
Mar 18, 2022
UK fertiliser prices are rising towards £1,000 (€1,180) per tonne, up from £650 (€770) last week, as a result of gas price increases. The price increase is exacerbated by the fact Russia is the world’s biggest exporter of synthetic fertiliser, supplying more than a fifth of urea, a key fertiliser used in the UK. According to food waste recycling firm, Warrens... [Read More]

Biomass News
Mar 18, 2022
Vattenfall’s new 110 MW biomass heat plant in Sweden has been inaugurated and entered operation. The Carpe Futurum facility in Uppsala can use wood chips, recycled biomass and bark in various combinations. It will reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 200,000 tonnes per year, compared with when peat and other fossil fuels were used. The plant is located in Vattenfall’s... [Read More]


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