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Sep 28, 2022
HPCL-Mittal Energy constructing ethanol plant in northern India
Biogas News
Sep 28, 2022
EverGen has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Fraser Valley Biogas has signed a term sheet for a long-term offtake agreement. Fraser Valley Biogas, located in Abbotsford, British Colombia, has been in operation since 2011 and is the original producing RNG project in Western Canada. The facility combines anaerobic digestion and biogas upgrading to produce RNG,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 28, 2022
A pair of University of North Dakota (UND) researchers have both received federal grants from the US government to investigate the possibilities of clean energy from farm waste, UND announced on 27 September. The grants total more than $2.5 million (€2.6m) in research funding, with the majority of the funds from the US Department of Energy. Junior Nasah, major project... [Read More]

Policy News
Sep 27, 2022
In his keynote address to the Labour Party conference, His Majesty's Leader of the Opposition Sir Keir Starmer announced plans to create a publicly-owned renewable energy company if Labour wins the next General Election. "Great British Energy" would adopt a similar model to France's EDF, and would intend to ensure a vast expansion in clean energy - delivering jobs... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 27, 2022
Renewable energy-focused development company Kibo Energy has announced it has signed a definitive Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) to acquire a 100% interest in a waste reception anaerobic digestor (AD) and CHP power plant (Southport) at Merseyside, UK. The acquisition of Southport, a 12MW waste-to-energy project in the UK, is in line with the Kibo's refocused strategy... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 27, 2022
The City of Bellingham will stop pursuing anaerobic digestion projects at the Post Point Wastewater Treatment Plant following a unanimous city council vote Monday afternoon, according to Cascadia Daily News. Instead, the city will complete repairs to the existing incinerator system at the wastewater facility. The vote reverses a 2017 decision to pursue a complete overhaul... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 27, 2022
Co-president of the Punjab state in India and minister for new and renewable energy sources, Aman Arora, said that Punjab Energy Development Agency has initiated the process to establish an additional compressed biogas plant (CBG), according to Indian Express. It will have a capacity of 12,000 raw biogas (about 4.8 ton CBG) at Haibowal Dairy Complex on a build-own-operate... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 27, 2022
A study conducted by the University of Copenhagen has found that almost half (45%) of Danes have never heard of Denmark's largest source of renewable energy. The university said this is the first study that explores Danish attitudes to woody biomass as an energy source, with the researchers emphasising the lack of awareness needs to be addressed by policy-makers. Woody... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 26, 2022
Ireland's minister for the environment, climate, communications and transport, Eamon Ryan, said anaerobic digestion is "very much" part of the security system the nation needs to implement, according to That's Farming. The Green Party leader spoke during a recent Joint Oireachtas Committee meeting on energy security, energy prices and protecting consumers and businesses. In... [Read More]

Features
Sep 26, 2022
On its website, tomato producer Guy & Wright (established 1928), described itself as "being complete idiots; building our own AD plant". The company's story, though, is one of growth. Fifteen years ago, when the first 1,800m3 digester was built on the 100-acre site in Hertfordshire, UK, John Jones (great grandson of Mr Guy) could be forgiven for wondering what on... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 26, 2022
On 21 September, over 160 anaerobic digestion (AD) industry leaders and stakeholders gathered in Belfast to discuss the role AD and biogas can play in Northern Ireland's decarbonisation strategy, at the ADBA Northern Ireland Forum. It was hosted by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA). Speakers included Gordon Lyons, Northern Ireland's economy minister,... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 26, 2022
France revised rules on biogas projects on 23 September, adjusting tariffs for inflation and extending construction deadlines, in an effort to clear a backlog of farm investments, Reuters reported. President Emmanuel Macron pledged on 22 September to cut red tape to halve the time it takes to get renewable projects off the ground, as the energy crisis fuelled by Russia's... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 26, 2022
The cost of energy is historically high in Belgium and, to add to the problem, fossil fuels are becoming scarcer as we consume them. To adapt, farmers in Wallonia are developing more sustainable and local alternatives, reported Brussels Times. One alternative to fossil fuels is biomethanation which consists of the degradation of biomass, such as manure from a livestock... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 23, 2022
At an energy summit Monday, two key Republicans told industry insiders, fellow lawmakers, and clean energy advocates their plan for driving down costs during a panel previewing legislative action in the upcoming session, reported New Hampshire Bulletin. “This feels very much to me like the year of biomass,” said Rep. Michael Vose, an Epping Republican. Seated next... [Read More]

Biogas News
Sep 23, 2022
Independent analysis by Oxford Economics has shown that last year renewable energy leader Drax contributed £1.8 billion towards the UK economy and supported 17,800 jobs across the UK. The analysis measured the economic impact of Drax Group’s UK operations, which includes Drax Power Station, near Selby in North Yorkshire – the country’s biggest renewable power generator,... [Read More]


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