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Jan 28, 2021
EIB must accept ClientEarth’s request for biomass project review, EU court rules
Biomass News
Jan 28, 2021
Renewables overtook fossil fuels as the main source of electricity in the UK in 2020, new analysis has revealed. A record 42% of the UK’s electricity was generated by renewables in 2020, compared to 41% by fossil fuels. Bioenergy generated 12% of the UK’s electricity. Think-tank Ember announced the major milestone today, showing that fossil gas was forced to... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 27, 2021
Frozen food distribution firm Reed Boardall has installed a new bio-LNG refuelling station at its base in Boroughbridge, UK. Owned and operated by Gasrec, the fully-scalable, skid-mounted station designed by Dutch LNG firm LIQAL will fuel an initial fleet of 30 Volvo FH LNG 6x2 tractor units. The opening of the site is a major step in Reed Boardall’s strategy to transition... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 27, 2021
A new policy paper by the Gas for Climate consortium has been published, providing an analysis-based rationale on why an 11% renewable gas target is needed to meet the EU’s climate goals. The paper follows last year’s Gas for Climate Gas Decarbonisation Pathways 2020-2050 report, which showed how additional policy measures are needed to scale-up biomethane and green... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 27, 2021
Around 15 million school dinners have been discarded following new lockdown restrictions in the UK. Primary and secondary schools have closed across the UK in the nation’s third lockdown. With perishable meal items and ingredients ordered weeks in advance, schools across the UK have had no choice but to discard tonnes of perfectly edible food. Unfortunately in... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 27, 2021
MET Group, through its 51% joint venture PEPO Energy, has launched a 1.2 MW biogas plant in Serbia. PEPO Energy, a joint venture between Swiss energy firm MET Group and Arhar Teh, a local firm in the north-eastern Serbian town of Novo Milosevo, has commenced operations at the green energy plant which uses agricultural biomass for biogas production, in turn generating... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 27, 2021
The winners of the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology’s (REA) British Renewable Energy Awards have been announced. Now in its 15th year, the award winners were revealed in a prestigious virtual event on 26 January. The awards demonstrated the ‘amazing work’ undertaken on the road to net-zero and celebrated the achievements of companies and individuals... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 26, 2021
As part of Detroit-based DTE Energy’s 2050 net-zero commitment, DTE Gas will offer customers a new way to reduce their carbon footprint through renewable natural gas (RNG). The programme, called CleanVision Natural Gas Balance, is the first in the nation to include both carbon offsets and RNG. It is focused on protecting Michigan forests that naturally absorb greenhouse... [Read More]

Other News
Jan 26, 2021
Biomass and biogas markets are constantly evolving and it is vital that you, our readers, are kept informed on what is important to you and your company. We are giving you the opportunity to have your say through a short survey, which will take no more than a few minutes to complete. Your responses will help us at Bioenergy Insight continue to provide the data, analysis,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 26, 2021
Bioenergy Europe has welcomed a report which calls for an ‘honest and explicit’ discussion to ‘detoxify’ the debate surrounding wood-based energy sustainability. The report by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission on the use of woody biomass for energy production in the EU underlines that swift and robust implementation of REDII sustainability... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 26, 2021
US company Aries Clean Energy has changed its name to Aries Clean Technologies, with a refined focus on the conversion of wastewater biosolids into renewable energy and useful by-products. Unsafe disposal of biosolids can contaminate clean water supplies, representing a big problem for municipalities, business, people, and the planet. Every year, the US alone produces... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jan 26, 2021
Taaleri, a Finnish wealth management firm, and energy company Savon Voima have collaborated to build a new biocoal plant in Joensuu, Finland. The companies plan to build the biocoal plant on Savon Voima’s liksenvaara power and heat plan site. Taaleri has signed an agreement with Savon Voima on the purchase of services and the lease of the site and of certain equipment. Additionally,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 25, 2021
Proman and the University of the West Indies (UWI) have joined forces to explore waste-to-energy possibilities for Trinidad and Tobago. A global leader in methanol, fertiliser, and other natural gas-derived products, Proman will work with the UWI to examine the potential of a biogas supply chain for the region, in line with national decarbonisation and waste reduction... [Read More]

Biogas News
Jan 25, 2021
Gasum is aiming to reduce carbon emissions by a million tons by increasing biogas availability. By 2025, the company intends to make 4 TWh of biogas available on the market from its own production and that of certified European partners. In its own operations, Gasum aims to reduce the emissions in liquefied natural gas (LNG) and biogas production chains and implement... [Read More]

Features
Jan 25, 2021
Having received a coveted AD & Biogas Industry Award in 2020, Gegan Solutions has big ideas on how to develop its small-scale biogas plants to tackle food waste. Its anaerobic digestion (AD) plant might be compact, but there is nothing small about UK-based green energy experts Gegan Solutions’ plans for its small scale biogas plant in 2021. As you would expect... [Read More]


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