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Apr 16, 2021
McCulla adds 10 biomethane trucks to fleet
Policy News
Apr 16, 2021
Drax Group, Enviva, SUEZ, and National Grid are among 310 businesses and investors in the US that signed an open letter to President Biden indicating their support for the Administration’s commitment to climate action but requesting that the US set an ‘ambitious’ climate target. The letter, organised by the We Mean Business coalition and Ceres, urges the Administration... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 16, 2021
Waga Energy has been chosen by the Mauricie Residual Materials Management Board (RGMRM) to deploy its gas upgrading solution at a landfill in Quebec, Canada. The green gas produced at the Saint-Étienne-des-Grès landfill will be purchased by Energir, the largest gas distribution company in the province, and injected into its on-site gas grid. This project will be the... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 15, 2021
A new compressed natural gas (CNG) refuelling station developed in collaboration with Tamoil Italia and Snam4Mobility was inaugurated in Italy on 12 April. The station in Trentino-Alto Adige along the Brenner motorway, which will also supply biomethane, forms part of an agreement signed by the two companies in 2019 to expand the sustainable natural gas mobility infrastructure... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 15, 2021
Echelon Data Centres and Irish renewables company Biocore Environmental have agreed to co-locate a biogas facility in County Wicklow, Ireland. Biocore specialises in producing methane gas through anaerobic digestion, which can be used to power combined heat and power (CHP) generators producing electricity, or processed further and supplied directly to the national gas... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 15, 2021
Storengy UK, a subsidiary of ENGIE, will operate its first biogas-to-grid plant, following its acquisition of Deal Farm Biogas in Norwich. The move, in line with Storengy UK’s strategic business goals and growth in the green gas sector, took place on 8 April following contract completion. Storengy UK currently operates the Stublach Natural Gas Storage site in Cheshire... [Read More]

Features
Apr 14, 2021
Active Energy Group hopes to help utilities cut emissions with its unique CoalSwitch™ pellets. Bioenergy Insight editor Dawn Stephens-Borg speaks to CEO Michael Rowan to find out more. Based in the UK and with rapidly expanding operations in the US, Active Energy Group is making waves in the pellet industry. From its production facility in Lumberton, North Carolina... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 13, 2021
A new paper released by the European Biogas Association (EBA) shows the high potential of biogas production from industrial wastewater. The results show that biogas has huge potential to mitigate methane emissions from wastewater while generating renewable energy. This will reduce energy consumption at wastewater treatment (WWT) installations, provide a solution for... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 13, 2021
Drax Group has completed its acquisition of Pinnacle Renewable Energy – a major producer and supplier of compressed pellets. The acquisition received overwhelming support from both companies’ shareholders, with 95.7% of Pinnacle’s and 99.99% of Drax’s shareholders voting in favour. With this move, Drax transforms into a ‘truly’ international business,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 13, 2021
CMA CGM Group, a major shipping and logistics firm, has launched a low-carbon shipping offer utilising biomethane. The company has supported the production of 12,000 tonnes of biomethane – equivalent to a year’s fuel consumption by two 1,400 twenty-foot-equivalent (TEU) ships. The green gas is produced in part by the methanation of European-sourced organic and plant... [Read More]

Other News
Apr 12, 2021
Veolia and SUEZ have reached an agreement on the merger between the two companies. Their respective boards of directors reached an agreement in principle on 11 April on the key terms and conditions of the merger. The two groups have agreed on a price of €20.50 per SUEZ share conditional upon the signature of the combination agreement. SUEZ and Veolia have agreed to... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 12, 2021
Weltec Biopower is building two agricultural biogas plants for one of Japan’s major milk producers. One of the two 250 kW plants is being set up in Urahoro on the Japanese island of Hokkaido; the second is being built in Sakata in the country’s Yamagato prefecture, on the island of Honshu. Biogas enjoys a good reputation in Japan, according to Weltec. Among the... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 12, 2021
Host is to build a large bioenergy facility in the Netherlands, at one of the world’s largest mushroom farms. The 12.4 MWth (thermal) plant in Ysselsteyn will produce low-emission energy from prunings and wood residues at the Organic Nutrition Centre owned by Sikes Group. The new bioenergy facility will result in greater independence from fossil fuels for the mushroom... [Read More]

Biogas News
Apr 12, 2021
Hydrogen technology company BayoTech has partnered with BIOVIC to promote the use of green hydrogen in Spain. BIOVIC, a Valencian firm recently acquired by FACSA, Grupo Gimeno, specialises in biogas, biomethane, and green hydrogen plants, as well as in environmental consulting, waste recovery, and renewable energies. It is already carrying out multiple green hydrogen... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 12, 2021
Developing bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) at Drax could save the UK energy system and consumers billions of pounds over the next decade, according to a new report. The independent analysis by energy consultancy Baringa, commissioned by Drax Group, evaluates the impact of deploying BECCS at scale as part of achieving the UK’s climate change targets. The... [Read More]


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